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Street work no longer part of 1-percent tax request

Columbus amends allowed the city to also
use the tax revenues for
resolution to only ask street, sidewalk, curb and
gutter work.
From left, Co-
lumbus Chief
for money for amphitheater The council first Financial Officer
David Armstrong,
passed a resolution in
operations, maintenance January asking for the
Police Chief Fred
Shelton and
Gavin tax revenue to cover both Mayor Robert
Dispatch Staff Report amphitheater operations Smith prepare to
and street work. But on Thursday, May- mail copies of the
If legislators approve a special 1-per- or Robert Smith said legislators would amended one-per-
cent restaurant sales tax for Columbus, view the request more favorably if it cent tax resolu-
the city will only use it for maintaining didn’t include infrastructure. tion to lawmak-
and operating the Sen. Terry Brown ers in Jackson.
“The legislators might think, ‘You
The city council
Amphitheater at The Island. know, if you do it for one (city), you have amended the
Councilmen amended its resolution to do it for all,’” Smith said. resolution during
requesting the tax levy in a brief spe- Specifically at issue, Ward 6 Coun- a special-call
cial-call meeting Thursday afternoon, cilman Bill Gavin said, is the state has meeting Thursday.
removing language that would have See 1-percent tax, 3A Amanda Lien/Dispatch Staff


joins District
2 supe race
Third Republican
candidate says he plans
to prioritize roads
Amanda Lien

A third Republican
candidate has joined
the race for Lowndes
County District 2 su-
James Lee Har-
rison, a 12-year
employee of Lown-
des County’s roads Harrison
department, qualified to run last
week, joining Trip Hairston and
Clarence Berry. All three are vy-
ing to replace two-term supervisor
Bill Brigham, who is not seeking
Harrison, speaking to The Dis-
patch, said he would prioritize Isabelle Altman/Dispatch Staff
roads in his district. Raymond Lee and Richard Weeks, both of Columbus, ride their bikes down the steps at the Riverwalk Wednesday afternoon.
“I’d make sure roads are main- While Lee said he’s just gotten into biking recently, Weeks has been riding his bike recreationally for about five years.
tained as they are now,” he said.
“They’re great right now and I don’t
want to see that change.”
See Harrison, 6A

Sen. Younger: Proposed pay raise

Walters out for teachers should be higher
of jail on bond Legislation to raise salary for school the Legislature. The average
salary for teachers in Missis-
board members dies as deadline sippi currently is just less than
Court appearance date for general bills passes Meanwhile the House bill
bumping the pay raise for
still to be determined By Slim Smith
raises teachers’ salaries by school board members failed
$1,000, passed in the Senate for the fourth time in as many
Dispatch Staff Report Wednesday and will next head
Local legislators ex- Younger Smith sessions.
to the House for consider- Rep. Jeff Smith (R-Colum-
A former Dispatch pressed disappointment Fri- The Dispatch Friday. “One
ation. If passed by the House bus), who introduced the bill,
sports editor accused day with two bills in the Mis- thousand dollars is just not
sissippi Legislature affecting and signed by the governor, it said school board members
of exploitation is out enough. Hopefully, they can
of custody after post- education, one of which aims could affect up to 35,000 edu- would have seen a pay raise
raise the amount in commit-
ing bond at the DeSo- to increase salaries for public cators in public schools across tee. It ought to be, at the very from $2,400 to $2,600 annual-
to County Jail. school teachers and the oth- the state. The pay raises will least, $1,500. That would pay ly had the bill passed.
Ronald Scott er which — had it not died be phased in over two years. for a nice vacation, at least.” “The current salaries
Walters, 47, was in committee — would have But Sen. Chuck Younger The bill applies to teach- were passed in 1995, so it’s
transferred from Walters raised the pay for school (R-Columbus) said the raises ers, teacher assistants, librar- long overdue for a raise, I be-
Oktibbeha County to the jail late board members. should be higher. ians and counselors, accord- lieve,” Smith said. “I’ve been
See Walters, 6A Senate Bill 2770, which “It’s just stupid,” he told ing to a press release from See Legislature, 6A

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public

1 What sport are you watching if the
Today and Saturday meetings
Alouetttes are playing the Stamped- Feb. 18: Colum-
ers? ■ “Let It Shine: A Visit with Fannie Lou Hamer”:
bus Municipal
2 What Himalayan country is called Sharon Miles’ one-woman show on civil rights figure
“Land of the Thunder Dragon” by its Fanny Lou Hamer comes to Starkville Community The- School District
inhabitants? atre’s Playhouse on Main, 108 E. Main St., Starkville, special call
3 According to Bob Dylan’s “Subterra- at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available on first-come, first-served meeting, 8:30
nean Homesick Blues,” what is Johnny basis at Some a.m., Brandon
Jaylon Sparks doing in the basement?
Second grade, Franklin Aca. may be available for purchase at door. Central Services
4 What brand of candy based its name
on the German word for peppermint, Feb. 19: Colum-

High 66 Low 42
Cloudy, chance of rain
5 What industry term for a gossipy
publication is also a name for 11” by
■ Piano recital: Mississippi University for Women
bus City Council
regular meeting,
Department of Music presents Lorena Surducan in a 5 p.m., Munic-
Full forecast on 17” copy paper? ipal Complex
Answers, 6B senior piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in Poindexter Hall on
page 2A.
campus. Courtroom
Feb. 21:
Inside Tuesday, Feb. 19 Columbus Light
■ “Cinderella”: Mississippi State’s Lyceum Series and Water utility
Classifieds 6B Obituaries 5A
Comics 4B Opinions 4A presents The Russian National Ballet’s “Cinderella” at 7 Dalton Fields is a bartend- meeting, 12
Crossword 5B Religion 5B p.m. at Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium on campus. er and likes to watch foot- p.m., CLW office
139th Year, No. 288 Dear Abby 4B Get tickets at ($30; $12 children). ball and play video games. building


2A Friday, February 15, 2019 The Dispatch •

Say What?
Did you hear? “They are one tough bunch. That’s my kind of team.
Trump will sign border deal but Tough, physical, aggressive.”
MSU women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer after the

will also declare emergency

team’s 75-67 loss to Missouri on Thursday. Story, 1B.

By ALAN FRAM, an uncertain shadow over

what had been a rare dis-
play of bipartisanship to
Area obituaries
The Associated Press COMMERCIAL DISPATCH Carter’s Mortuary Ser- 11 a.m.
address the grinding battle
OBITUARY POLICY Ora Lilton vices Chapel. Carter’s Saturday
between the White House COLUMBUS — Ora
WA S H - Obituaries with basic informa-
and lawmakers over bor- Lilton, 71, died Feb. 13, Mortuary Services is at South-
INGTON tion including visitation and
der security. 2019. in charge of arrange- side M.B.
— Congress service times, are provided
lopsidedly The Senate passed the free of charge. Extended obit- Arrangements are ments. Church
approved a legislation 83-16 Thursday, uaries with a photograph, de- incomplete and will be Mr. Calhoun was with the
border se- with both parties solidly tailed biographical information
announced by Carter’s born Oct. 23, 1953, in Rev. Al
curity com- aboard. The House fol- and other details families may
Funeral Services. West Point, to the late Latham Stinson
lowed with a 300-128 tally, wish to include, are available officiat-
promise that Willie C. Calhoun Sr.
for a fee. Obituaries must be
would avert Trump with Trump’s signature and Eva Ruth Yates ing. Burial will follow
a second painful govern- planned Friday.
submitted through funeral
homes unless the deceased’s
Laura Fields Calhoun. He was for- at Sandfield Cemetery.
Trump is expected to COLUMBUS — Visitation is from
ment shutdown. body has been donated to merly employed as a
announce that he will be Laura Fields, 98, died noon-6 p.m. Friday at
But a new confrontation science. If the deceased’s laborer with Ellis Steel.
has been ignited — this spending roughly $8 bil- Feb. 14, 2019, at Vine- Carter’s Funeral Ser-
body was donated to science, He is survived by
time over President Don- lion on border barriers the family must provide official yard Court Nursing vices. Carter’s Funeral
his daughters, Towan-
ald Trump’s plan to bypass — combining the money proof of death. Please submit Home. Services is in charge of
da Bryant of Flower
lawmakers and declare approved by Congress all obituaries on the form pro- Arrangements are arrangements.
Mound, Texas, Gloria
a national emergency to with funding he plans to vided by The Commercial Dis- incomplete and will be Ms. Stinson was
patch. Free notices must be Poe, Tonia Lowery and
siphon billions of dollars repurpose through exec- announced by Carter’s born May 25, 1939, in
utive actions, including a
submitted to the newspaper
Funeral Services. Lekenisa Bailey, all of
from other federal coffers no later than 3 p.m. the day West Point; stepson, Columbus, to the late
for his wall on the Mexican national emergency, said prior for publication Tuesday Joel R. Mitchell; broth- Jake Payne and Atline
boundary. a White House official
who was not authorized to
through Friday; no later than 4 Maurice Harris ers, Darnell Calhoun, Payne. She attended
Money in the bill for p.m. Saturday for the Sunday COLUMBUS — Hunt High School and
border barriers, about speak publicly. The money edition; and no later than 7:30 Junior Calhoun and
Maurice William Daniel Calhoun; sis- was formerly employed
$1.4 billion, is far below is expected to come from a.m. for the Monday edition.
Harris, 64, died Feb. ters, Clara Jones and with First Columbus
the $5.7 billion Trump funds targeted for military Incomplete notices must be re-
ceived no later than 7:30 a.m. 6, 2019, Bobbie Jean Calhoun; National Bank.
insisted he needed and construction and counter-
drug efforts. for the Monday through Friday in Colum- and 11 grandchildren. In addition to her
would finance just a quar-
House Democrats
editions. Paid notices must be bus. parents, she was pre-
ter of the 200-plus miles he finalized by 3 p.m. for inclusion Ser- ceded in death by her
wanted. The White House overwhelmingly backed the next day Monday through vices Robert Cox son, Willie Payne; and
said he’d sign the legis- the legislation, with only Thursday; and on Friday by 3 WEST POINT —
lation but act unilaterally 19 — most of whom were will be at siblings, A.B. Payne
p.m. for Sunday and Monday
11 a.m. Robert Cox Sr., 64,
to get more, prompting Hispanic — opposed. Just publication. For more informa- and Jake Payne.
Saturday died Feb. 12, 2019,
condemnations from Dem- over half of Republicans tion, call 662-328-2471. She is survived by
at Mis- Harris in West
ocrats and threats of law- voted “no.” her children, Atline
sionary Point.
suits from states and oth- Should Trump change Edd Bonman Binion of Birmingham,
Union Baptist Church Ser-
ers who might lose federal his mind, both chambers’
SULLIGENT, Ala. Alabama, Mary Cole-
with the Rev. Tony A. vices
money or said Trump was margins were above the
— Edd Christopher man and Albert Payne,
abusing his authority. two-thirds majorities need- Montgomery officiat- will be both of Columbus,
The uproar over ed to override presidential
Bonman, 50, died Feb. ing. Burial will follow at 1 p.m.
11, 2019, at Northwest Elizabeth Kyle, Brenda
Trump’s next move cast vetoes. at Union Cemetery. Saturday Payne, Earline Payne
Medical Center in Win- Visitation is from at Union Cox
field, Alabama. and Winston Payne,
noon-5:30 p.m. Friday Star M.B. all of Hartford; 23
CONTACTING THE DISPATCH Services will be at Church
at Century Hairston grandchildren; and 33
2 p.m. Sunday at Otts with the Rev. Eric
Office hours: Main line: Funeral Home. Cen- great-grandchildren.
Funeral Home Chapel Ratliff officiating.
n 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri n 662-328-2424 tury Hairston Funeral
with the Rev. Andre Burial will follow at
Home is in charge of Gary Calmes
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Mr. Harris was born Gary Scott Calmes, 59,
Report a missing paper? Addition of Sulligent p.m. Friday at Lee-
Report a sports score? Jan. 7, 1955, in Colum- died Feb. 9, 2019, at
n 662-328-2424 ext. 100 City Cemetery. Vis- Sykes Funeral Home.
n 662-241-5000 bus, to Mary Harris. his residence.
n Toll-free 877-328-2430 itation will be one Lee-Sykes Funeral
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n Go to at the funeral home. in charge of arrange-
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n 662-328-2424 in charge of arrange- Mr. Cox was born
Submit a birth, wedding Goodrich in Tuscaloo- Fredrick Harrison
ments. March 4, 1954, to the
Report a news tip? or anniversary announce- sa, Alabama. officiating. Burial will
Mr. Bonman was late Joseph and Lue
n 662-328-2471 ment? He was preceded follow at the church
born Oct. 31, 1968, Francis Cox. He was
n n Download forms at www. in death by his sister, cemetery. Visitation
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lumbus; son, Maurice born June 10, 1959,
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Trump Org scraps plans for 2 Longest-serving

hotel chains, blaming politics Mississippi lawmaker
Chawla Hotels of Mississippi had planned to open but now that is off, too.
“In today’s politically charged
not seeking new term
as many as four hotels in the state environment,” hotel consultant Lee
Hunter told The Associated Press
‘I’m retiring. Fifty-two years is
By BERNARD CONDON statement. “We already have the recently, “everyone is cautious.” long enough to be anywhere.’
AP Business Writer greatest properties in the world and The company is also struggling
State Sen. Tommy Gollott of Biloxi
if we have to slow down our growth with some self-imposed restraints
NEW YORK — President Donald for the time being, we are happy to on expanding its business. The Associated Press
Trump’s company is scrapping plans do it.” When Trump became president,
for two new hotel chains announced he handed day-to-day control of the BILOXI — The longest-serving
The rollout began with promises
two years ago, casting blame in part company to Eric and his other adult state lawmaker in Mississippi histo-
of fast success. The company said
on a hostile political environment. son, Donald Jr. He also agreed his ry says he is not seeking re-election
in March 2017 that nearly two doz-
The Trump Organization said company would not pursue new this year.
en developers had already signed
Thursday that it will no longer try deals abroad and that domestic deals “I’m retiring. Fifty-two years
to open hotels under its Scion and letters of intent to open mid-priced
would be vetted by a lawyer hired to is long enough to be anywhere,”
American Idea brands catering to Scion hotels, and was enthusiastic
make sure they posed no conflicts Republican Sen. Tommy Gollott of
budget and mid-priced travelers, a about the future prospects.
with Trump’s presidency. Biloxi told WLOX-TV on Thursday.
departure from its focus on luxury “It’s full steam ahead,” said Eric Gollott
“We walked away from billions of Gollott, 83, owns a transfer and
hotels. The announcement comes as Danziger, who oversees the hotel dollars’ worth of deals and ceased
business for the family. “It’s in our storage company. He comes from a family with
the company has posted losses at a virtually all expansion,” said Eric
DNA.” longstanding ties to the seafood industry on
few of its golf properties and brand Trump in his statement. “We con-
But the avalanche of deals never the Mississippi Gulf Coast. On the Senate floor
experts say it has lost some of its ap- tinue to make tremendous sacrifices
materialized, as was the case for its Thursday in Jackson, Gollott reminisced about
peal. and understand the bigger picture
budget-priced American Idea, which the 1940s and 1950s.
“We live in a climate where every- more than anyone — our father has
was launched a few months later at “Biloxi was the oyster capital of the world,” he
thing will be used against us, wheth- the most important and powerful job
a party at the Trump Tower in New said.
er by the fake news or by Democrats in the world.”
York. Gollott was a boxer in his youth, and he later
who are only interested in presi- The Trump Organization did not
The only developer willing to helped organize the first Boys Club of Biloxi.
dential harassment and wasting dismiss the possibility that it could
strike a deal was Chawla Hotels of He was 32 when he was first elected to the
everyone’s time, barraging us with revive the new brands someday, per-
Mississippi. It planned to open as Mississippi House as a Democrat in 1967. He won
nonsense letters,” the president’s haps when Trump leaves the presi-
a state Senate seat in 1979, still as a Democrat.
son, Eric Trump, said in an emailed many as four hotels in the state — dency.
Then, he became a Republican in 2007.
From 1996 to 2000, he held the second-highest
job in the state Senate, as president pro tempore.
During the current four-year term, Gollott
surpassed a legislative longevity record held by
Area arrests Democratic Rep. Walter Sillers of Rosedale, who
The following arrests served more than 50 years. Sillers took office in
were made by Lowndes early 1916 and died in September 1966 when he
County Sheriff’s Office: was speaker of the House.
n Areiona Williams, 23, Gollott sponsored legislation that authorized
was charged with posses- construction of the Gulf Coast Coliseum and Con-
sion with intent to distrib- vention Center, which opened in 1977. He was
ute, disobeying a traffic also one of the main players in legalizing dockside
control device, no driver’s casinos in the early 1990s, leading to growth in
Williams Wells Jones Hoadley Hendricks Grassiree Gulf Coast tourism.
license and no insurance.
n Dustin Wells, 19, was “If you take care of the people who sent you,
charged with possession you will never have to worry about re-election,”
with intent to distribute, Gollott told the Clarion Ledger in 2017.
careless driving, suspend-
ed driver’s license and five
counts of seatbelt violation.
n Vanquela Jones, 31,
was charged with fraudu-
Reeves Mixon Lowe Sherrod Pittman Joh. Harris
lent use of ID.
n Alaynah Hoadley, 18,
was charged with embez-
n Stephanie Hendricks,
42, was charged with em-
n Tashawn Grassiree,
28, was charged with bur-
McCarter Coker Sims Plair Jr. Andrews Jon. Harris
glary and possession of
marijuana. The following arrests n Jimmy
n Jamie Reeves, 47, was were made by the Oktibbe- Sims, 62,
charged with fraudulent ha County Sheriff’s Office: was charged
use of ID and two counts of n Shelia Sherrod, 55, with man-
false pretense. was charged with a circuit slaughter.
n Corey Mixon, 33, was court order. n Fred-
charged with possession n Eries Pittman, 21, die Plair
of a weapon by a felon, im- was charged with child Jr., 51, was
proper equipment, failure abuse. c h a r g e d House Logan Henderson
to obey a police officer, n Johnny Harris, 61, with parole n Franchesca House,
resisting arrest, obstruct- was charged with statutory violation, burglary of a res- 19, was indicted on a felony
ing justice, possession of rape. idence, sale of cocaine and charge.
paraphernalia, suspended n Laterrance McCarter, bond surrender. n Bralan Logan, 22,
driver’s license and failure 22, was charged with pos- n Shaquille Andrews, was charged with grand
to appear. session of marijuana-more 24, was charged with bur- larceny and two counts of
n Rodney Lowe, 46, was than 30 grams. glary other than a vehicle. credit card fraud.
charged with possession n Brian Coker, 29, n Jonnice Harris, 26, n Justin Henderson, 30,
of methamphetamine and was charged with cyber- was charged with armed was indicted on a felony
careless driving. stalking. robbery. charge.

1-percent tax
Continued from Page 1A
already committed funds first be considered by the all of which must be col- ings for the venue that
to counties and munici- House Local and Private lected at businesses in will seat roughly 3,500.
palities for road mainte- Committee. Columbus with food and Funds from the 1-percent
nance and infrastructure If it clears the Legisla- beverage sales of at least tax can help that effort,
through internet sales ture and gets the gover- $100,000. A 2-percent as well as pay for required
tax. The Legislature nor’s signature, Rep. Jeff restaurant sales tax bill regular maintenance of
plans to appropriate Smith said it would most — to fund tourism, recre- the property.
about $250,000 to Colum- likely require a direct ref- ation and economic devel- Gavin said he is satis-
bus from those collec- erendum — meaning it opment across Lowndes fied with designating all
tions this year and raise would have to garner at County — has already the 1-percent funds to
that total incrementally least 60-percent approval passed the Legislature amphitheater operations
to an estimated $923,000 in a citywide vote — in or- and has been signed into and maintenance.
in 2023. der to be levied. law. “It gives us more mon-
“My understanding is, “I think the Speak- Part of the 2-percent ey to pump into the am-
since we have the internet er (of the House Phillip revenue will fund the phitheater, rather than
sales tax money coming, Gunn) said as long as it completion of the amphi- splitting up those funds,”
they didn’t want to open has a direct referendum theater, where the stage he said. “I think it’s a
up a big can of worms by he felt like it could make has been built. Additional great venue that will help
approving sales tax bills it through the House and phases will include seat- the city grow. But right
for cities that included in- on to the Senate,” Rep. ing, gating and conces- now it’s just sitting there
frastructure,” he said. Smith said. sion areas. not making any money.”
The city’s amended If the tax ultimately Once the amphitheater Managing Editor Zack
resolution will now go to passes it would raise the is finished, the city plans Plair and reporter Aman-
Jackson and be drafted city’s total restaurant to hire an outside com- da Lien contributed to this
into a bill, where it will sales tax to 3 percent, pany to manage book- report.

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Social media offers new ways to help neighbors, strangers

Social media has its dan- lation — who use social media. them being GoFundMe, which power social media platforms There is always a potential for
gers and drawbacks. It is often Social media is a source raises an estimated $650 yield. abuse no matter what form
a source of misinformation, of information (68 percent of million annually. About a third Previously, raising funds fund-raisers take, whether it’s
deception and scams and can people in the U.S. get at least of that goes to meet the needs for these kinds of needs relied a coffee can at a local store or
often appeal to the worst in some of their news through of people with medical issues, mainly on word-of-mouth and a huge social media platform
our nature through cyber-bul- social media platforms) and with the balance going toward was largely confined to a per- such as GoFundMe.
lying, cyber-stalking and ex- entertainment. other sorts of emergencies or son’s actual community. The fact remains, however,
ploitation and crimes against It has also been a form of specific needs. But social media platforms that social media can be a
children. community building, linking On Tuesday, three people know no such constraints. great means of raising funds
The lists of the ills and dan- people who share a common lost virtually all of their pos- When the call goes out, the for those with legitimate
gers of social media is, indeed, interest regardless of where sessions in a Starkville house message is received quickly needs.
long. they are located. fire. A GoFundMe account for and broadcast to potential- That success reinforces the
For all the harm social Social media communities their benefit was set up the ly millions of people. The idea that in times of need, we
media can unleash, it should function like conventional next day with a goal of raising response is quick, too, gener- need not always turn to our
be noted people still find social communities in many respects $10,000. By Friday morning, ating donations of a volume governmental institutions.
media useful. As the saying and one of the best ways is by $7,610 had been raised. and an immediacy previously People helping people is often
goes, “One billion Chinese helping each other in times of These kinds of stories hap- unknown. the best, most efficient way to
people can’t be wrong.” need. pen every day all across the Granted, people should meet those needs.
Neither can the estimated There are dozens of char- country. They are testaments perform their due diligence For all its ills, social media
2.77 billion people — roughly itable fund-raising site, the not only to the generosity of before making contributions has proven it can be a power-
36 percent of the world’s popu- most commonly known among Americans but the enormous through these platforms. ful tool for good.

State of the nation Cartoonist view

You can’t say
that on Twitter
She tweeted that “men are not
women,” and for that, Meghan Mur-
phy, feminist journalist, was banned
from Twitter. An anodyne statement
of biological reality qualifies as “hate
speech” for some of the gnomes
at Twitter HQ. Murphy received a
rote notification that “you may not
promote violence against, threaten,
or harass other people on the basis of
race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender, gender identity,
religious affiliation, age, disability, or Mona Charen
serious disease.”
Excuse me, but that sound you
heard was me spitting my coffee across my desk. I cannot
count the number of times I’ve been harassed on Twitter on
some of the above grounds. Twitter has benefits, but let’s face
it, threats, vile abuse and harassment have become a key part
of Twitter’s brand. Louis Farrakhan has an account. Terrorists
romp through its pixels with ease, and the Russians deploy bots
like biological agents. Only a select few offenders are punished
or banned.
When founder Jack Dorsey was asked on Sam Harris’s
podcast why suspensions and other disciplinary actions always
seem to go in a PC direction, Dorsey was phlegmatic, “I don’t
believe we should optimize for neutrality.” That was Silicon
Valley-speak for, “We are not fair.”
That is his right. It’s a free country, and, though hailed as
the national cyber town hall, Twitter is a private company. It has
declined to engage Murphy directly (Dorsey: “We don’t have
a robust appeals process”), but has churned out agitprop about
“hateful conduct” with metronomic regularity. This is not to say
that Twitter applies even its own vague and shifting standards
evenly. I and others have tweeted concerns about the trans
movement — particularly with regard to children — without re-
percussions. But that must have been sheer luck. In Murphy’s
case, the company targeted her for violating a policy that it
had changed without any public notice. This is the new ban on
so-called “deadnaming” — using the former name of a person
who transitioned to the other sex. If Murphy’s lawsuit gains any
traction, the company may have to explain itself. Until then, we
are left to consider the Orwellian dystopia that travels under
the name progressivism.
One of Meghan Murphy’s thought crimes consisted of
asking, in response to someone else, “How are transwomen
not men? What is the difference between a man and a trans-
woman?” That is what is known as a challenge, not an epithet.
It earned her a warning. She also referred to a trans-identified
male as “he” — that is the forbidden practice of “misgender-
Murphy, along with many feminists and some conservatives,
resists the trans movement’s efforts to permit people who are
born male to enter women’s restrooms, locker rooms, prisons
and other environments where, as Murphy puts it, “women feel
uncomfortable seeing a penis.” This is a live issue. In Washing-
ton, D.C., women at a downtown health club have retreated to
toilet stalls to change clothes since the club now refrains from
stopping men who enter the women’s changing room. Who’s to
say who belongs where? Wouldn’t want to put a foot wrong in
the new gender neutral utopia. One trans person Murphy iden-
tified in print as male was seeking to counsel women at a rape
crisis center in Vancouver, though the center hires only women.
Murphy’s website, Feminist Current, has questioned the
science and ideology behind transgenderism, and Murphy is
indignant that people with XY chromosomes can compete in
women’s sports. Personally, I might have taken a softer tone,
adding some acknowledgement that people with gender dys-
phoria deserve compassion. But Murphy is expressing a point
of view, dammit, and way too many opinion arbiters here in
Oceania won’t have it.
Twitter is hardly alone. Many a mandatory diversity work-
shop, college orientation and hotel policy does the same.
Three female undergraduates are suing Yale for a fraternity
culture that they say enables harassment. Fraternity parties,
they claim, place men in positions of power. OK, but notice the
language in the lawsuit: “Simply put, fraternities elevate men to
social gatekeepers and relegate women and nonbinary students
to sexual objects.” Nonbinary students?
Murphy’s objection is that this sudden reimagining of what
it means to be human has been imposed, not agreed upon, and
certainly not discovered by science. Many women, concerned
about hurting someone’s feelings, especially — as Murphy
phrases it, someone from “a marginalized group” — are shy
about standing up for themselves and their own comfort. Above
all, these matters need frank discussion, not authoritarian
diktats issuing from our Twitter overlords.
Mona Charen is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public
Policy Center.
The Dispatch • Friday, February 15, 2019 5A

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Rosa Trimuel Cemetery. Visitation Bird C. Calvert and A memorial service
COLUMBUS — Rosa is from 1-5 p.m. Friday Raymond G. Millard Jr. will be held at 11 a.m.
M. Trimuel, 87, died at Lee-Sykes Funeral He served as President Feb. 23, 2019, at Mace-
Feb. 13, 2019, at Bap- Home. Lee-Sykes Fu- of the Co-Op and Local donia Cumberland
tist Memorial Hospi- neral Home is in charge Farm Bureau and was a Presbyterian Church
tal-Golden Triangle. of arrangements. member of First United with the Rev. Willie G.
Arrangements are Ms. Cockrell was Methodist Church. Fulgham officiating.
incomplete and will be born Feb. 24, 1968, in He is survived by his Burial will follow at
announced by Century Noxubee County, to wife, Nina Millard of Shedd Hill Cemetery
Hairston Funeral Home. the late Willie James West Point; son, Tucker
Sanders and Lillie Bell in Aliceville, Alabama.
Millard of Franklin,
Cockrell. Lavender’s Funeral
Ronnie Roebuck Tennessee; daugh-
In addition to her ter, Mary Caradine Service is in charge of
ABERDEEN — Ron- arrangements.
parents, she was pre- Hamrick of Nashville,
nie Ray Roebuck, 73,
ceded in death by her Tennessee; sister, Nan-
died Feb. 13, 2019, at
brother, Paul Cockrell; cy Pitre of Little Rock,
his residence.
and sister, Pauline Hal- Arkansas; and two
Services will be at 2
bert-Grissom. grandchildren.
p.m. Saturday at Tis-
She is survived by Pallbearers will be
dale-Lann Memorial
her sisters, Joann Cock- Clem Guines, Joey Mi-
Funeral Home Chapel
rell Brandon, Mary J. chel, Jimmy Donahoo,
with Robert Earl Fowl-
Cockrell and Linda C. Randy Simmons, Bucky
kes and Belinda Nelson
Cockrell, all of Macon; Kellogg, Ethan Dona-
Roebuck officiating.
and brother, Rufus hoo, Jordan Caskey,
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Cockrell of Macon. John Raymond Pitre
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dence. with the Rev. Darian

Johnny Wright
Services Duckworth and the Rev.
will be James Towery officiat-
at 1 p.m. ing. Burial will follow at
Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery. Johnny “Pooh Bear” Wright,
Mt. Car- Visitation is one hour 59, of Steens, MS, passed away
mel M.B. prior to services at the Sunday, February 10, 2019, at
Church church. Robinson Fu- his residence.
with the Cockrell neral Home is in charge A memorial service will be
Rev. Jack of arrangements. Saturday, February 16, 2019, at
Vaughn officiating. Mr. Millard was 11:00 AM at Woodland Baptist
Burial will follow at born Dec. 16, 1947, in Church, Columbus, MS with
Friendship Community West Point, to the late Bro. Brad Wright officiating.
Mr. Wright was born March
29, 1959, in Columbus, MS, to
the late Sid Wright and Doris Sides. Mr. Wright
was employed at M & W Butane for twenty-five

Flu vaccine doing a relatively years and Dowdle Gas for six years. He then went
on to own his own business J & R Lawn Service
for the past six years. He was well liked by all
good job this season his customers, past and present. He never met a
stranger. He was an avid Mississippi State Fan,
he loved all sports but especially football. He was
Health officials Fry of the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Pre- a football referee for Mississippi High School Ac-
tivities Association and the Columbus-Lowndes
are generally vention.
Somewhere between Sports Officials. He also was an umpire and offi-
pleased if a flu 10,000 and 16,000 people
have died from flu and its
cial at Prospt Park.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Wright is pre-
vaccine works in complications so far this ceded in death by his sister, Emma McKay; and
season, according to new sister-in-law, Robin Wright.
40 to 60 percent estimates released Thurs- Mr. Wright loved his family and friends so
day. much especially his little Chihuahua, “Dak”.
of people Last winter was dom- Mr. Wright is survived by his wife, Judy Smith
inated by a nasty kind of Wright, Steens, MS; sons, Brad (Susan) Wright,
flu, and the vaccine’s weak- Caledonia, MS, and JT Wright, Columbus, MS;
AP Medical Writer
ness against it was one daughter, Autumn Wright, Steens, MS; grandchil-
reason it was the deadliest dren, Cadie Wright, Jonah Wright, Isaac Wright
NEW YORK — The flu
flu season in at least four and Liliana Abrams; sisters, Sherry (Chad) Wells
vaccine is doing a relative-
decades. An estimated and Mary (Shawn) Miller; brothers, Sid Wright,
ly good job this season,
80,000 Americans died of Billy (Ann) Wright and Neil Wright; and a host of
protecting about half the
flu and its complications. nieces and nephews.
people who got it, U.S. This winter, in most
health officials said Thurs- He would like to recognize his best friend,
parts of the country, most
day. Tommy Kidd, who was like a brother to him and
illnesses are being caused
Preliminary figures by a somewhat milder vi-
Tommy’s son, Terrance Neal. He would also like
suggest the vaccine is 47 rus that vaccines tend to to recognize his brother-in-law, James (Rusty)
percent effective in pre- perform better against. Smith, who was more like a brother. Also his
venting flu illness severe Overall, flu is wide- great friends, Joe Langford, Mike Carter and
enough to send some- spread in 47 states, ac- Jack Simpson and the many close friends and
one to the doctor’s office. cording to the most recent customers he has met over the years.
Health officials are gener- CDC data. Health officials In lieu of flowers, you can donate to his favor-
ally pleased if a flu vaccine don’t know if flu season ite charity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospi-
works in 40 to 60 percent has peaked yet, Fry said. tal, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in
of people. They also are seeing ev- his honor.
“These are early esti- idence that a more severe Compliments of
mates, but they are en- flu virus is spreading to Lowndes Funeral Home
couraging,” said Dr. Alicia more states.
6A Friday, February 15, 2019 The Dispatch •

Mississippi Senate to keep private

school money through 2024
The Associated Press from 2020, sending it to the House the state’s general fund.
for more work. “The school has to take them by
JACKSON — Mississippi state Republican Sen. Chad McMah- law,” McMahan said. “This would
senators on Thursday voted to keep an of Guntown successfully added provide some money to educate the
public subsidies alive through 2024
an amendment that would require child.”
for special education students who
any leftover money in the account Tollison’s original bill called
attend private schools, overcoming
some Democrats who were trying to be sent to a public school if a stu- for a wide expansion of the pro-
to kill the state’s Education Schol- dent returned to a public school in gram to many more students, but
arship Account program. the middle of the year. Senate Ed- he changed it to a simple program
The Senate voted to approve ucation Committee Chairman Gray extension, making it less likely ex-
Senate Bill 2675, which extends the Tollison, an Oxford Republican, pansion language could be insert-
current endpoint of the program said unused money now returns to ed later in the session.

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presenting this bill for the some crimes and expand money to purchase land in use the land so people can
past four sessions, so it is a drug courts to include of- Issaquenah County, which hunt on it, but that’s some-
little frustrating. fenders who have mental he indicated he thought thing the private sector
“The good news is that illness or are veterans; was a waste of money. can do much better than
I think I may be able to get “heartbeat” bills from “We don’t need to be the state. Then, you have
that in as an amendment both chambers banning in the land business,” he to think about the tax rev-
to the bill to raise pay for abortions after five weeks said. “I know they want to enue we lose from that.”
county officials, which did of pregnancy; a human
make it through,” he add- trafficking victim bill that
ed, referencing a bill that would prevent charges
would raise some county from being filed against
officials’ salaries by an un- trafficking victims under
specified amount. age 18; and a tanning bed
Thursday was the bill that would prohibit
deadline for advancing people under age 18 from
general bills out of cham- using tanning beds.
ber, meaning it was the The deadline did not
last opportunity this ses- impact any specifically
sion for either bill to make local bills, which are all
it out of legislative com- revenue bills not affected
mittees. by Thursday’s deadline,
Other bills that were Smith said. The deadline
approved in one chamber for appropriations bills is
before the deadline and Feb. 27.
now go to the other cham- The only other bill
ber for committee work is Younger expressed frus-
a criminal justice bill that tration with was a Senate
would ease penalties on bill to use general fund

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Hairston is a medical ple have joined The Dis-
administrator at Nephrol- trict 2 supervisor’s race.
ogy Associates and owns He’s going to pass out
a consulting firm, Golden campaign materials and
Triangle Business Ven- meet people in his district
tures LLC, that primarily either way.
helps medical startups. “I don’t have anything
He previously told The bad to say about either
Dispatch that he would (candidate),” he said. “To
not comment on any op- both of them, I say good
posing candidate. luck.”
Berry, a retired metal Qualifying for coun-
and factory worker, said ty and state offices ends
it doesn’t particularly mat- March 1. Party primaries
ter to him how many peo- are set for August.

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Wednesday. He posted Keene also told The Dis-
$75,000 bond to get out of patch that the victim was
the DeSoto County Jail on a male younger than 18
Thursday, according to a years old.
jail official. Keen further con-
A Horn Lake Municipal firmed that communica-
Court official said a court tion between Walters and
date for Walters had not the victim started elec-
yet been set as of Friday tronically.
morning. The Dispatch received
Walters, who lives in an incident affidavit from
Starkville, is charged with
Horn Lake Police Depart-
exploitation of a child af-
ment. However, the affida-
ter the Horn Lake Police
Department, with assis- vit is heavily redacted and
tance from the Starkville offers little insight into
Police Department, ar- what occurred in the Nov.
rested him on Tuesday. 12 incident.
Horn Lake Police Capt. Walters had worked at
Joseph Keene said the The Dispatch as a sports
case’s victim and his par- reporter since August
ents reported a Nov. 12 2011. He had recently
sexual assault and identi- been promoted to sports
fied Walters after saying editor, a position he held
they’d met in Horn Lake. at the time of his arrest.
COLLEGE West Lowndes Boys Win in Region Tournament


Bulldogs, Missouri
others upsets
welcome No. 5 MSU
new year By DAVID BRANDT
The Associated Press
From Special Reports
STARKVILLE — The Sophie Cunningham has
nearly three-year trans- scored a whole lot of points
formation of Dudy Noble in her college career —
Field is finished and the more than 2,000 of them
Mississippi State baseball after Thursday night —
program will open the but the senior knows when
2019 season this weekend it’s time to give up the ball.
against Youngstown State Driving to the basket in
in a three-game series to Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch
the final minute, Cunning-
christen the new “Carne- West Lowndes High School’s Dalen Rogers tries to get around the Noxapater defense in their game ham found Cierra Porter
gie Hall of College Base- Thursday in the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 1A, Region 6 tournament for a wide-open 3-pointer
ball.” in Columbus. The West Lowndes boys won 72-41. The West Lowndes girls lost to Vardaman 33-30. with 41 seconds left to seal
The weekend includes the Missouri women’s bas-
the unveiling of the “Thun- ketball team’s 75-67 upset
der and Lighting” statues victory of No. 5 Mississippi
that will pay tribute to State on Thursday night.
MSU greats Will Clark Porter hadn’t scored all
and Rafael Palmeiro on night until the big 3-point-
Friday, as well as induct- er. Cunningham didn’t hes-
ing the inaugural class of itate.
the Ron Polk Ring of Hon- “I know what she can
or on Saturday. do, and she can knock
Full details for the down big shots when we
events surrounding open- need them,” Cunningham
ing weekend can be found said. “When she’s wide
at open, I’m going to give her
gweekend. the ball every time.”
Redshirt junior Ethan Cunningham led the
Small will face off against Tigers with 24 points, and
sophomore left-hander Amber Smith added 16.
Colin Clark in MSU’s sea- Missouri snapped a four-
son opener at 4 p.m. Fri- game road losing streak.
day. Cunningham had her
Redshirt freshman usual stellar performance
right-hander JT Ginn is — shooting 4-for-9 from
scheduled to take the 3-point range — despite
mound at 2 p.m. Saturday battling an illness over the
for MSU. He is scheduled Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch last 24 hours. She missed
to face off against sopho- ABOVE, LEFT: West Lowndes High School’s Jalen Brewer go up for a shot on the fast break Thursday the pre-game practice and
night. ABOVE, RIGHT: West Lowndes High’s Quay Sanders drives to the basket. slept during the afternoon
more right-hander Chad
Coles. before tipoff.
Redshirt junior right- “I was up all last night,”
hander Keegan James is Cunningham said. “Had
slated to pitch Sunday for
Heritage Academy Baseball Team Loses Home Opener to get a couple IVs this
morning. Woke up at 4:45
The Bulldogs enter the p.m. and didn’t go to shoot-
season with senior Jake around. But our team be-
Mangum chasing a couple lieved in me and I knew I
of high-profile records, was going to play no mat-
including the MSU and ter what. I’m not the type
Southeastern Conference of person to sit out. I’m just
all-time hit records. proud of our team.”
MSU enters the season Missouri (19-7, 8-4
ranked in all six major Southeastern Conference)
polls, including three top- trailed for much of the
15 rankings. Along with night, but pulled ahead 55-
the program’s ranking, 54 on Akira Levy’s layup at
MSU is slated to see as the third-quarter buzzer.
many as 10 ranked teams The Tigers pushed their
this season. advantage 60-56 early in
the fourth quarter and nev-
er trailed again, fending off
Ole Miss will play host multiple MSU rallies.
to Wright State to open Porter’s 3-pointer after
season Cunningham’s pass made
OXFORD — The Ole it 70-64 and ended any
Miss baseball team will drama.
kick off the 2019 season Missouri shot 55 per-
at 4 p.m. Friday against cent from the field and
Wright State. made 11 3-pointers.
Ole Miss wrapped up MSU (22-2, 10-1) had its
their final intrasquad 12-game winning streak
scrimmage Sunday, com- Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch snapped. The Bulldogs
pleting its third week- Heritage Academy starting pitcher Banks Hyde makes a pitch Thursday night in the team’s 9-0 loss also had won 26 straight
end of spring training in to Magnolia Heights on Thursday in their home opener. regular-season SEC games
preparation for the season dating to last season.
opener. Ole Miss saw 24 MSU coach Vic Schae-
live-action games this off- fer said he was disap-
season, including two fall pointed in his team’s ef-
scrimmages against Little fort, but said Missouri’s
Rock and Delta State. The performance was “special
slew of returning batters tonight” and the Tigers de-
See ROUNDUP, 4B served to win.
“They are one tough
Game 1 bunch,” Schaefer said.
“That’s my kind of team.
n Youngstown State,
4 p.m. Friday (SEC Network+;
Tough, physical, aggres-
WKBB-FM 100.9, sive.”
WFCA-FM 107.9).
Inside n At No. 22 Texas A&M,
1 p.m. Sunday
n more COLLEGE basebalL:
(SEC Network;
Radio and television
WKBB-FM 100.9,
broadcast information for
WFCA-FM 107.9).
Mississippi State this
season. Page 2B
n Also, Mississippi Inside
University for Women n more women’s
baseball coach Matt basketbalL: Coach Vic
Wolfenbarger has high Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch Schaefer felt his No. 5 MSU
expectations for his ABOVE, LEFT: Heritage Academy shortstop Blayze Berry makes a throw to first base Thursday night. team was lethargic against
program’s second season Berry had a double in the Patriots’ 9-0 loss to Magnolia Heights on Thursday in their home opener. Missouri on Thursday night.
this season. Page 2B ABOVE, RIGHT: Heritage Academy second baseman Sam Hannon tosses to first base for an out.
2B Friday, February 15, 2019 The Dispatch •


No. 25 Mississippi State drops first two games in Puerto Vallarta

From Special Reports program history. Roundup n Rain washes away Ole co at 2:30 p.m. Friday. It will face
Senior Bevia Robinson went Miss’ game against Loyola Cal State Fullerton at 2:30 p.m.
PUERTO VALLARTA, 2-for-3 2 with a run scored. Marymount: At Los Angeles, Saturday and No. 9 Arizona at
Mexico — The No. 25 Mississip- Washington (5-1) took the lead Junior pitcher Alyssa Loza (1- For the second-straight game, 4:45 p.m. Saturday. It will wrap up
pi State softball team dropped its on Emma Helm’s two-run dou- 1) allowed four runs on six hits in the Ole Miss softball team lost its stay at the event with a game
first two games Thursday at the ble. The Huskies tacked on five 5 1/3 innings. The right-hander to Mother Nature, as its game against UIC at 12:15 p.m. Sunday.
Puerto Vallarta College Chal- more runs in the second inning struck out five. Junior pitcher against Loyola Marymount on Alabama (5-0) was undefeated
lenge at Nancy Almaraz Field. — three unearned — thanks in Candace Denis and sophomore Thursday was cancelled due to last weekend at the Trojan Classic
In its first game, MSU lost to part to Morganne Flores’ two-run pitcher Emily Williams threw a rain. The game won’t be made up. in Troy, Alabama. The Crimson
Southern Illinois 4-1. In the night- homer to left center. third of an inning. Ole Miss will turn its attention Tide scored 53 runs to record the
cap, MSU lost to No. 5 Washing- Sophomore Emily Williams MSU scored in the top of the to the Stacey Winsberg Memori- highest total on a season-opening
ton 7-5. (1-1) allowed six runs on four hits third. Heimberger led off the in- al Tournament, where it will face weekend in Alabama history.
Against Washington, Mia and two walks to take the loss. ning with a single up the middle. UC Riverside, Cal Poly, Oregon n Southern Mississippi
Davidson went 3-for-3 at with She struck out two. Freshman Heimberger stole second base State, No. 2 UCLA, and Boise softball team gears up for
three home runs to set MSU’s Grace Fagan allowed four hits and scored on senior outfielder State in the next three days. Getterman Classic: At Waco,
single-game record. She was and one unearned run in the final Kat Moore’s two-out single. n Alabama softball team Texas, the Southern Mississip-
one shy of tying the NCAA’s sin- four innings. She struck out four. In the top of the sixth, MSU heads to Arizona for Hillen- pi softball team (5-1) will take
gle-game mark. Davidson had a In the opener, Southern Illi- loaded the bases with two outs brand Invitational: At Tucson, on UT Arlington at 12:30 p.m.
career-high five RBIs and drew nois used a three-run sixth to after a hit by pitch and two walks, Arizona, the No. 7 Alabama soft- Friday and No. 16 Baylor at 5:30
a walk. power past MSU. but it didn’t score. ball team will take on USF at p.m. Friday in its first games at
Davidson has 24 career home Senior second baseman Emily MSU will take on Sacramento 12:15 p.m. today in its first game the Getterman Classic hosted by
runs and is two shy of tying Bri- Heimberger went 2-for-3 with a State at 10 a.m. Friday and UCF at at the Hillenbrand Invitational. Baylor University at Getterman
ana Bell (2008-13) for seventh in run scored. 12:30 p.m. Friday. Alabama will play New Mexi- Stadium.

Owls face higher expectations in 2019
By Slim Smith recruiting, including Caledonia’s Logan Suggs, a transfer from Hinds
CC, and R.J. Dell, a juco transfer
Even before the first pitch of the from Tennessee.
season Sunday, there is one thing Suggs is pegged to start one
Mississippi University for Women game of Sunday’s doubleheader
baseball coach Matt Wolfenbarger
along with Drew Williams, who
knows this year’s team will have
posted a 6-3 record last year.
that last year’s team lacked: Re- Wolfenbarger
Offensively, the Owls return
turning starters.
United States Collegiate Athlet-
Last year was the Owls’ first year for
ic Association (USCAA) All-American
baseball and Wolfenbarger didn’t know
first baseman Damain Benefield, who
what to expect.
hit .437 with 37 RBIs and seven home
“Our goal last year, to be honest, was
to go out and compete as hard as we runs last season. Wolfenbarger also ex-
could,” Wolf said. “We just didn’t know pects key contributions from pitcher/
how the kids would react to playing col- infield John David Birdsong and pitcher/
lege ball for the first time.” outfielder David Standifer.
As the Owls prepare for their sea- The biggest difference between the
son-opening doubleheader against Lane team that takes the field this year and
College at 2 p.m. Sunday at Columbus last year’s team, which went 21-15 and
High School, there are far fewer ques- finished fifth in the USCAA World Series
tion marks as Wolfenbarger welcomes in Pennsylvania, is depth and versatility.
back the entire roster from last year, for- “Last year, we had one lineup we could
tified by some key newcomers. put other there I really felt confident in,”
“I think we’re going to be solid,” Wolfenbarger said. “This year, we can do
Wolfenbarger said. “Some of the new a lot of thing with our lineup. The biggest
kids have really come in and pushed change is our pitching. We had about five
some starters and made us better at kids we could go with. This year, we should
some positions than we were a year ago.” have 10. That’s really going to be big.”
The W added some key pieces through See The W, 4B

Radio teams
for Bulldogs
From Special Reports

the eve of the grand
opening of the new Dudy
Noble Field, Mississippi
State Athletics unveiled
its broadcast teams for
the 2019 baseball season
on the Mississippi State
Sports Network powered
by Learfield IMG College,
as well as SEC Network+.
Jim Ellis, “Voice of the
Diamond Dawgs,” begins
his 41st season on the net-
work and will broadcast
from the new “Jim Ellis
Radio Suite.” Ellis, who
started calling Diamond
Dawgs games in 1979, will
team with former MSU
pitcher and 11-year Major
Leaguer Jay Powell.
New to the Mississip-
pi State Sports Network
team this year on select
games will be former Bull-
dog left-handed pitcher
Ross Mitchell. Mitchell
posted a career 27-9 re-
cord with a 2.41 earned
run average, highlighted
by a sophomore campaign
in which he helped lead
the Diamond Dawgs to the
2013 College World Series
Championship Series.
In addition to affiliates
across the state, live audio
of MSU baseball is avail-
able on
plus and via the Tune In
MSU’s SEC Network+
broadcast crew will fea-
ture play-by-play voice
Bart Gregory and analysts
Matt Wyatt and Charlie
Winfield throughout the
season. Fans can watch
the season-opening se-
ries on SEC Network+ via or the
ESPN app.
MSU baseball games
cane be heard locally
on WKBB-FM (100.9),
WFCA-FM (107.9), WW-
ZQ-AM (1240), and
WAMY-AM (1580).
The Dispatch • Friday, February 15, 2019 3B


21. Iowa (19-5) did not play. Next: at Pacific 74, San Francisco 48

Rutgers, Saturday. Portland St. 74, N. Arizona 59
22. Virginia Tech (19-5) did not play. Next: Rio Grande 74, Seattle 70
NBA at Pittsburgh, Saturday. Sacramento St. 75, S. Utah 69

Ole Miss will honor

Thursday’s Games 23. Iowa State (18-6) did not play. Next: at Saint Mary’s (Cal) 81, Santa Clara 68
Men’s College Basketball Orlando 127, Charlotte 89
New York 106, Atlanta 91
No. 18 Kansas State, Saturday.
24. Maryland (19-6) did not play. Next: at
UC Davis 72, UC Riverside 59
UC Irvine 48, Long Beach St. 46
Saturday’s Games New Orleans 131, Oklahoma City 122 No. 6 Michigan, Saturday. UMKC 65, Grand Canyon 56

Florida at Alabama, 1 p.m.

Today’s Game 25. Buffalo (21-3) did not play. Next: at
Toledo, Friday. The AP Women’s Top 25

Reed prior to game

Team World vs. Team USA at Charlotte,
Missouri at Ole Miss, 2:30 p.m. North Carolina, 8 p.m.
Saturday’s Games Southern Mississippi 78, Fared
UTEP at Southern Miss, 4 p.m. No games scheduled
Sunday’s Game
UTSA 71 1. Baylor (22-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Oklahoma, Saturday.
UTSA (15-11): Frohnen 2-8 1-2 5, Allen
Mississippi State at Arkansas, 7:30 p.m. 2019 NBA All-Star Game 3-7 0-0 6, Jackson 9-22 5-6 25, Wallace 6-19 2. Louisville (23-1) did not play. Next: vs.

against Missouri
Team LeBron West vs. Team Giannis East at No. 20 Miami, Sunday.
Women’s College Basketball Charlotte, North Carolina, 7 p.m.
11-12 27, De Nicolao 1-3 1-2 4, Bior 1-2 0-0 2,
Rodriguez 1-1 0-0 2, Iyaye 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 3. Oregon (23-1) did not play. Next: vs.
No. 9 Oregon State, Friday.
Saturday’s Game Thursday’s Men’s Major 23-62 18-22 71.
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (16-9): Rowe 4. UConn (22-2) did not play. Next: at
UCF, Sunday.
Southern Miss at UTEP, Noon College Scores 2-5 0-0 4, Harper-Baker 5-7 4-7 14, Edwards
5. Mississippi State (22-2) lost to Missouri
EAST 11-17 0-0 24, Griffin 6-12 5-6 18, Holland 0-2 75-67. Next: at No. 22 Texas A&M, Sunday.
From Special Reports Sunday’s Games Delaware 78, Towson 71, 2OT 4-4 4, Draine 3-11 2-4 9, Magee 0-2 0-0 0,
Hampton 0-1 2-2 2, Watson 1-4 0-0 3. Totals
6. Notre Dame (23-3) did not play. Next:
Houston 71, UConn 63 at No. 12 N.C. State, Monday.
Mississippi State at Texas A&M, 1 p.m. Mount St. Mary’s 76, Robert Morris 62 28-61 17-23 78. 7. Maryland (23-2) beat Nebraska 89-63.
Sacred Heart 105, Bryant 104 Halftime—Southern Miss. 32-31. 3-Point Next: at No. 14 Iowa, Sunday.
OXFORD — The late Justin Reed, the Alabama at Auburn, 3 p.m. St. Francis (Pa.) 87, Fairleigh Dickinson 62 Goals—UTSA 7-27 (Wallace 4-13, Jackson 2-10, 8. Marquette (21-3) did not play. Next: at
first Ole Miss men’s basketball player to earn College Baseball St. Francis Brooklyn 83, LIU Brooklyn 76
Wagner 63, CCSU 57
De Nicolao 1-2, Allen 0-2), Southern Miss. 5-13
(Edwards 2-3, Griffin 1-1, Draine 1-3, Watson 1-3,
St. John’s, Friday.
9. Oregon State (20-4) did not play. Next:
All-Southeastern Conference honors all four Today’s Games SOUTH
Belmont 77, Tennessee St. 66
Magee 0-1, Rowe 0-2). Rebounds—UTSA 35
(Bior 11), Southern Miss. 39 (Harper-Baker 12).
at No. 3 Oregon, Friday.
10. Stanford (19-4) did not play. Next: at
years and the first two-time Wooden Award Presbyterian at Alabama, 3 p.m. ETSU 91, The Citadel 83 Assists—UTSA 7 (Wallace 3), Southern Miss. UCLA, Friday.
Youngstown State at Mississippi State, 4 p.m. FAU 57, North Texas 47 17 (Edwards, Griffin 5). Total Fouls—UTSA 18, 11. South Carolina (18-6) beat Georgia
candidate from a college in Mississippi, will be Wright State at Ole Miss, 4 p.m.
FIU 86, Rice 65 Southern Miss. 19. A—2,801 (8,095). 65-57. Next: at Florida, Sunday.
Furman 67, UNC-Greensboro 57 12. N.C. State (22-2) did not play. Next:
honored Saturday during the Ole Miss men’s Purdue at Southern Miss, 4 p.m. Hofstra 99, Coll. of Charleston 95 Southeastern vs. No. 6 Notre Dame, Monday.
against Missouri. Saturday’s Games Jacksonville St. 67, Tennessee Tech 57
James Madison 71, Drexel 69
Conference Men 13. Gonzaga (23-2) beat San Diego
71-44. Next: vs. BYU, Saturday.
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
Family members and former teammates will Wright State at Ole Miss, 1:30 p.m. Louisiana Tech 71, UTEP 57 Tennessee 11-0 1.000 23-1 .958
14. Iowa (20-5) beat Illinois 88-66. Next:
vs. No. 7 Maryland, Sunday.
Mercer 74, W. Carolina 65
join Rebel Nation to remember Reed, Ole Miss’ Youngstown State at Mississippi State, 2 p.m. Morehead St. 78, E. Kentucky 72
LSU 10-1 .909 20-4 .833 15. Texas (20-5) did not play. Next: vs.
Kentucky 9-2 .818 20-4 .833
Presbyterian at Alabama, 3 p.m. Murray St. 73, Austin Peay 71 Kansas State, Sunday.
2019 SEC Legend. Purdue at Southern Miss, 4 p.m. Northeastern 81, UNC-Wilmington 77
Ole Miss
S. Carolina
7-4 .636 17-7 .708
7-4 .636 12-12 .500
16. Syracuse (18-6) did not play. Next: vs.
Wake Forest, Sunday.
Southern Miss. 78, UTSA 71
Club Red, the Ole Miss basketball student Sunday’s Games Tulsa 80, Tulane 57
Mississippi St.
6-5 .545 15-9 .625
5-6 .455 17-7 .708
17. Kentucky (20-5) did not play. Next: vs.
Arkansas, Sunday.
section, will wear jersey T-shirts with Reed’s Youngstown State at Mississippi State, 1 p.m. UAB 77, Marshall 68
UT Martin 81, SE Missouri 72
5-6 .455 16-8 .667
5-6 .455 14-10 .583
18. Iowa State (18-6) did not play. Next:
number 23. The first 1,000 students to arrive at Presbyterian at Alabama, 1 p.m. W. Kentucky 71, Middle Tennessee 63 Florida 5-6 .455 13-11 .542
vs. Oklahoma State, Saturday.
19. Arizona State (16-6) did not play.
Purdue at Southern Miss, 1 p.m. Wofford 95, VMI 84 Missouri 3-8 .273 12-11 .522
the game will receive a free shirt. Wright State at Ole Miss, 1:30 p.m. MIDWEST Texas A&M 3-8 .273 10-13 .435
Next: vs. Colorado, Friday.
20. Miami (21-5) did not play. Next: at No.
CS Bakersfield 75, Chicago St. 62 Georgia 1-10 .091 10-14 .417
Reed also will be recognized at the SEC tour- Lane College at Mississippi University for Women Detroit 90, Milwaukee 84 Vanderbilt 0-11 .000 9-15 .375
2 Louisville, Sunday.
21. Florida State (20-5) lost to Clemson
nament on March 13-17 at Bridgestone Arena in (DH), 2 p.m.
E. Illinois 79, SIU-Edwardsville 65
Green Bay 66, Oakland 54 Thursday’s Games
73-68. Next: vs. Pittsburgh, Sunday.
22. Texas A&M (19-5) beat LSU 59-55.
Nashville, Tennessee. Featuring former greats No games scheduled
College Softball
Ill.-Chicago 81, Cleveland St. 77 Next: vs. No. 5 Mississippi State, Sunday.
Illinois 63, Ohio St. 56 Today’s Games 23. Rutgers (17-7) lost to Ohio State
from all 14 SEC member institutions, the SEC Today’s Games Kent St. 82, W. Michigan 63 No games scheduled
Saturday’s Games
59-39. Next: at Indiana, Monday.
N. Dakota St. 85, Oral Roberts 73 24. Michigan State (17-7) lost to
Legends will be honored at halftime of his insti- Mississippi State vs. Sacramento State (Puerto Nebraska-Omaha 85, S. Dakota St. 84 Auburn at Vanderbilt, 11 a.m. (ESPNU) Wisconsin 79-62. Next: at Nebraska, Sunday.
Texas A&M at South Carolina, Noon
tution’s first game at the tournament. Vallarta, Mexico), 10 a.m. Rio Grande 59, Seattle 44
UMKC 87, Grand Canyon 75, OT (SEC Network)
25. South Dakota (22-3) did not play.
Next: at Western Illinois, Saturday.
A four-year starter at Ole Miss (2001-04), Ole Miss vs. UC Riverside (Westwood, Youngstown St. 75, IUPUI 73 Florida at Alabama, 1 p.m. (ESPNU)
California), 11 a.m. SOUTHWEST Missouri at Ole Miss, 2:30 p.m. (SEC Network) Missouri 75,
Reed ranks sixth all-time in scoring (1,785 Southern Miss vs. UT-Arlington (Waco, Texas),
Texas State 84, Arkansas St. 74 LSU at Georgia, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
Tennessee at Kentucky, 7 p.m. (ESPN) No. 5 Mississippi State 67
UALR 56, Texas-Arlington 52
points) and ninth in rebounds (766). 12:30 p.m. FAR WEST Mississippi State at Arkansas, 7:30 p.m.
(SEC Network)
MISSOURI (19-7): Porter 1-2 0-0 3,
Aldridge 3-5 1-2 8, Cunningham 8-17 4-4
BYU 88, San Diego 82, OT
After four decorated seasons, Reed took Alabama vs. South Florida (Tucson, Arizona), Gonzaga 73, Loyola Marymount 60 Sunday’s Games 24, Roundtree 1-2 2-2 4, Smith 7-10 0-0 16,
Schuchts 2-3 0-0 6, Tahane 0-0 0-0 0, Chavis
No games scheduled
his talents to the professional level. The for- 1:15 p.m. Montana 83, Weber St. 80
0-1 0-0 0, Levy 4-6 2-2 10, Troup 1-3 1-2 4, To-
Ole Miss vs. Cal Poly (Westwood, California), Montana St. 84, Idaho St. 76 Thursday’s Women’s tals 27-49 10-12 75.
ward from Jackson was the 40th overall pick N. Colorado 75, Idaho 47 MISSISSIPPI STATE (22-2): Howard 7-11
1:30 p.m. New Mexico St. 84, Utah Valley 77 Major College Scores 4-4 21, McCowan 4-11 4-6 12, Danberry 3-11
in the 2004 NBA draft, selected by the Boston Alabama vs. New Mexico (Tucson, Arizona), Portland St. 103, N. Arizona 94 EAST 0-0 6, Espinoza-Hunter 5-13 0-0 12, Holmes
Purdue Fort Wayne 94, Denver 81 Fairfield 66, Siena 40
Celtics with the 11th pick of the second round. 3:30 p.m. Sacramento St. 84, S. Utah 73 Ohio St. 59, Rutgers 39
1-4 0-0 3, Carter 1-2 1-2 3, Scott 2-5 4-4 10,
Taylor 0-1 0-0 0, Totals 23-58 13-16 67.
He was the first SEC player drafted that Southern Miss at Baylor, 5:30 p.m. Saint Mary’s (Cal) 66, Santa Clara 55
San Francisco 89, Pepperdine 77
Pittsburgh 91, North Carolina 78
Missouri 12 22 20 21 —75
Mississippi St. 17 18 18 14 — 67
season. Saturday’s Games UC Riverside 71, UC Santa Barbara 57 Austin Peay 84, Morehead St. 75 3-Point Goals—Missouri 11-26 (Porter
Southern Miss vs. Sam Houston State (Waco, Utah 83, Arizona 76 Clemson 73, Florida St. 68 1-2, Aldridge 1-3, Cunningham 4-9, Roundtree
As a senior, Reed averaged 18.5 points per Texas), 10 a.m. The Associated Press
Furman 61, Chattanooga 54
George Mason 59, La Salle 42
0-1, Smith 2-4, Schuchts 2-3, Chavis 0-1, Troup
1-3), Mississippi St. 8-16 (Howard 3-5, Espino-
game in claiming the first SEC scoring title by Ole Miss vs. Oregon State (Westwood, Men’s Top 25 Fared Georgia St. 85, Troy 70 za-Hunter 2-5, Holmes 1-1, Scott 2-4, Taylor
Maryland 89, Nebraska 63
a Rebel since 1992. Reed, who posted 12 games California), Noon Thursday Mercer 85, UNC-Greensboro 73
0-1). Assists—Missouri 15 (Levy 5), Mississippi
St. 12 (Holmes 7). Fouled Out—Mississippi
1. Tennessee (23-1) did not play. Next: at
of 20 or more points, also finished in the top 10 Mississippi State vs. Central Florida (Puerto No. 5 Kentucky, Saturday.
Middle Tennessee 81, W. Kentucky 69
Mississippi 65, Vanderbilt 60
St. Howard. Rebounds—Missouri 24 (Cun-
ningham 6), Mississippi St. 35 (McCowan 13).
Vallarta, Mexico), 12:30 p.m. 2. Duke (22-2) did not play. Next: vs. N.C.
in the SEC in rebounds (sixth, 7.5) and field goal Crowley’s Ridge at Mississippi University for State, Saturday.
Missouri 75, Mississippi St. 67
Murray St. 76, E. Kentucky 63
Total Fouls—Missouri 21, Mississippi St. 19.
percentage (sixth, .464). Women (DH), 1 p.m.
3. Gonzaga (24-2) beat Loyola
Marymount 73-60. Next: at San Diego,
Samford 58, W. Carolina 43
South Alabama 73, Georgia Southern 60 SEC Women
Reed passed away Oct. 20, 2017, at the age of Ole Miss at UCLA, 3 p.m. Saturday.
4. Virginia (21-2) did not play. Next: vs.
South Carolina 65, Georgia 57
Tennessee 73, Auburn 62
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
Miss. State 10-1 .909 22-2 .917
35 following a battle with angiosarcoma, a rare Alabama vs. Cal State Fullerton (Tucson, Notre Dame, Saturday. Tennessee Tech 62, Jacksonville St. 59 S. Carolina 10-1 .909 18-6 .750
form of cancer. Arizona), 3:30 p.m. 5. Kentucky (20-4) did not play. Next: vs. UAB 77, Marshall 59
UT Martin 61, SE Missouri 50
Texas A&M 8-3 .727 19-5 .792
No. 1 Tennessee, Saturday. Missouri 8-4 .667 19-7 .731
Alabama at Arizona, 5:45 p.m. 6. Michigan (22-3) did not play. Next: vs. VCU 64, Dayton 62 Kentucky 7-4 .636 20-5 .800

No. 24 Maryland, Saturday. Virginia Tech 64, Duke 57 Auburn 6-6 .500 18-7 .720
Men’s College Golf 7. Nevada (23-1) did not play. Next: at
Wyoming, Saturday.
Wofford 77, ETSU 74
5-6 .454 16-8 .667
5-6 .454 16-9 .640
Saturday’s Match 8. North Carolina (19-5) did not play. Detroit 62, Ill.-Chicago 45 LSU 5-6 .454 14-9 .609
IUPUI 76, Oakland 70 Georgia 5-6 .454 14-10 .583
Mississippi State Mississippi State at SunTrust Invitational
Next: at Wake Forest, Saturday.
9. Houston (24-1) beat UConn 71-63.
Next: at Tulane, Sunday.
Iowa 88, Illinois 66
Michigan 67, Indiana 58
Ole Miss
3-8 .273 11-13 .458
3-8 .273 9-16 .360
(Gainesville, Florida)
No. 3 men’s tennis team will take on No. 15 TCU 10. Marquette (21-4) did not play. Next: Minnesota 65, Purdue 45 Florida 2-9 .181 6-18 .250

Men’s College Tennis vs. Butler, Wednesday. Northwestern 78, Penn St. 63 Vanderbilt 1-10 .090 6-18 .250
CHICAGO — The No. 3 Mississippi State men’s tennis team will 11. Michigan State (20-5) did not play. SIU-Edwardsville 78, E. Illinois 62
Wisconsin 79, Michigan St. 62 Thursday’s Games
face No. 15 TCU at 9 a.m. Friday in the Intercollegiate Tennis Associa- Saturday’s Matches Next: vs. Ohio State, Sunday.
12. Purdue (17-7) did not play. Next: vs. SOUTHWEST South Carolina 65, Georgia 57
tion Indoor Championship at the Midtown Athletic Club. Southern Miss vs. Texas-Rio Grande Valley Penn State, Saturday. East Carolina 64, SMU 54 Tennessee 73, Auburn 62
Louisiana Tech 74, UTEP 64 Texas A&M 59, LSU 55
MSU (6-0) will look to extend its season-opening winning streak (Beaumont, Texas), 10 a.m. 13. Villanova (20-5) did not play. Next: at North Texas 82, FAU 62 Ole Miss 65, Vanderbilt 60
St. John’s, Sunday.
in its second appearance in three seasons at the ITA National Team Rice 76, FIU 44 Missouri 75, Mississippi State 67
ITA National Team Indoors (Chicago, Illinois) 14. Kansas (19-6) did not play. Next: vs. Southern Miss. 70, UTSA 45 Today’s Games
Indoor Championship. West Virginia, Saturday. Texas A&M 59, LSU 55 No games scheduled
The second-seeded Bulldogs are making their 12th total appear- Women’s College Tennis 15. Texas Tech (20-5) did not play. Next:
vs. Baylor, Saturday.
Texas State 68, Arkansas St. 54
UALR 62, Texas-Arlington 61
Saturday’s Games
No games scheduled
ance in the event. All 16 teams in the field are guaranteed at least three Today’s Matches 16. Louisville (17-8) did not play. Next: vs. FAR WEST Sunday’s Games
Clemson, Saturday.
matches. The championship match will be Monday. BYU 70, Portland 69 Mississippi State at Texas A&M, 1 p.m.
Southern Miss at Alabama State, 2 p.m. 17. Florida State (19-5) did not play. Next: CS Bakersfield 80, Chicago St. 47 (SEC Network)
“Our four seniors have worked their tails off for a chance to play at Georgia Tech, Saturday. CS Northridge 68, Cal Poly 52 South Carolina at Florida, 1 p.m.
in this amazing event,” MSU coach Matt Roberts said. “We have a Central Florida at Alabama, 5 p.m. 18. Kansas State (19-5) did not play. E. Washington 76, N. Colorado 72 Arkansas at Kentucky, 1 p.m.
Next: vs. No. 23 Iowa State, Saturday. Gonzaga 71, San Diego 44 Alabama at Auburn, 3 p.m. (SEC Network)
great opportunity this weekend to continue growing as a team and play Louisiana College at Mississippi University for 19. LSU (20-4) did not play. Next: at Hawaii 72, UC Santa Barbara 49 Tennessee at Missouri, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)
against the best teams in the country. TCU is an outstanding team that Women, 6 p.m. Georgia, Saturday. Idaho St. 62, Montana St. 49 LSU at Vanderbilt, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
20. Wisconsin (17-8) did not play. Next: Montana 64, Weber St. 56 Monday’s Game
always competes for championships in the Big 12 and is consistently vs. Illinois, Monday. New Mexico St. 72, Utah Valley 63 Ole Miss at Georgia, 6 p.m. (SEC Network)
in the top 16 in the nation every year. They’re going to give us a great
challenge, and I know our guys are excited and ready for it.”
TCU enters the match having won four of its last five matches. It
lost to No. 4 Florida 4-3 in its last match. on the air
n Pichaikool moves up in Arnold Palmer Cup ranking: At
Starkville, One day after his selection to the Ben Hogan Award Watch Today 1 p.m. — PGA Tour Golf: Genesis Open, 4 p.m. — La Salle at St. Louis, CBS Sports
List, MSU junior men’s golfer Peng Pichaikool was named Thursday the AUTO RACING second round, Pacific Palisades, California,
third-ranked player on its International Team. Pichaikool was fourth in TGC 5 p.m. — North Carolina State vs. Duke,
11 a.m. — NASCAR Xfinity Series, practice,
the initial ranking in December. 9 p.m. — LPGA Tour Golf: ISPS Handa ESPN
The top six players in the spring’s final ranking from both the Daytona Beach, Florida, FS1 5 p.m. — Temple vs. South Florida, ESPNU
Noon — NASCAR Xfinity Series, practice, Women’s Australian Open, third round,
International and United States Teams will receive automatic bids to 5 p.m. — Memphis vs. UCF, ESPN2
play in the Arnold Palmer Cup on June 7-9, 2019, at the Alotian Club in Daytona Beach, Florida, FS1 Australia, TGC
5 p.m. — Iowa at Rutgers, FS1
Roland, Arkansas. 1 p.m. — NASCAR Xfinity Series, final NBA
The junior from Thailand is one of two Southeastern Conference
5 p.m. — LSU at Georgia, SEC Network
practice, Daytona Beach, Florida, FS1 6 p.m. — NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: From
golfers in the top six of either ranking. He is the only SEC player in the 6 p.m. — Boise State at San Diego State,
2 p.m. — NASCAR Spring Cup Series, Charlotte, North Carolina, ESPN CBS Sports Network
international top six.
Aside from the Arnold Palmer Cup, Pichaikool is ranked 14th practice, Daytona Beach, Florida, FS1 8 p.m. — NBA All-Star Rising Stars Game: 7 p.m. — Tennessee at Kentucky, ESPN
among all college golfers by, 19th by Golfweek, and 63rd 3:30 p.m. — NASCAR Gander Outdoors From Charlotte, North Carolina, TNT 7 p.m. — Bradley at Illinois State, ESPN2
in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, all three of which are improvements Truck Series, qualifying, Daytona Beach, NHL 7 p.m. — Washington at Washington State,
this week. 6 p.m. — NY Rangers at Buffalo, NHL ESPNU
Pichaikool and the MSU men’s golf team will begin their spring Florid, FS1
6:30 p.m. — NASCAR Gander Outdoors Network 7 p.m. — Depaul at Butler, FS1
campaign Saturday morning at the Florida Gators Invitational.
Truck Series: NextEra Energy 250, Daytona SKIING 7:30 p.m. — Northwestern at Nebraska, Big
10 a.m. — FIS World Alpine Championships: Ten Network
Ole Miss Beach, Florida, FS1
men’s giant slalom (run 2), Sweden, NBC 7:30 p.m. — Mississippi State at Arkansas,
Women’s cross country team, six Rebels earn Noon — IBU World Cup: men’s 10km sprint, Sports Network SEC Network
9 p.m. — Gonzaga vs. San Diego, ESPN
USTFCCCA All-Academic Salt Lake City, Utah, NBC Sports Network SOCCER
9 p.m. — UCLA vs. Stanford, ESPN2
NEW ORLEANS — Following a historic cross country season,
BOBSLEDDING/SKELETON 1:20 p.m. — Bundesliga: Bayern Munich vs.
the Ole Miss men’s and women’s teams have been awarded by the 9 p.m. — Nevada vs. Wyoming, ESPNU
9 a.m. — IBSF World Cup: women’s Augsburg, FS2
USTFCCCA with All-Academic honors. 9 p.m. — Arizona State at Utah, FS1
skeleton competition, Lake Placid, New 9 p.m. — Liga MX: Veracruz vs. Tijuana, FS2
Six Rebels also earned individual honors, while the Ole Miss 11 p.m. — UC-Santa Barbara at UC-Irvine,
women earned the team distinction for the ninth-consecutive year.
The Rebel women, coming off the highest national team finish in
York, NBC Sports Network Saturday ESPN2
school history, recorded a cumulative grade-point average of 3.56 for its 11 a.m. — Army at Navy, CBS Sports
ninth-straight team award. Ole Miss was one of 427 men’s and women’s 8 p.m. — Top Rank Boxing: Main Event, 1 p.m. — Salt Lake Stallions at Birmingham
programs nationally to earn the award, one of 232 on the women’s side. Baysangurov-Brant, ESPN Iron, TNT Network
Ole Miss tied a women’s program record with four individual COLLEGE BASKETBALL AUTO RACING MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY
recipients, marking the second year running with at least four women’s 6 p.m. — St. Joseph’s at Davidson, ESPN2 8:30 a.m. — NASCAR Xfinity Series: 5 p.m. — Minnesota at Ohio State, Big Ten
honorees. Earning the distinction this year were sophomore Maddie
6 p.m. — Harvard at Princeton, ESPNEWS qualifying, Daytona Beach, Florida, FS1 Network
King, sophomore Clio Ozanne-Jaques, freshman Ylvi Traxler and 1:30 p.m. — NASCAR Xfinity Series: The 5 p.m. — Wisconsin at Notre Dame, NBC
freshman Lisa Vogelgesang. 6 p.m. — Buffalo at Toledo, ESPNU
Daytona 300, Daytona Beach, Florida, FS1 Sports Network
The reigning Southeastern Conference champion Rebel men’s 8 p.m. — Troy at Georgia Southern, ESPN2 2:30 p.m. — FIA Formula E: Mexico City COLLEGE SOFTBALL
team earned two awards as well, with freshman Mario Garcia Romo 8 p.m. — Northern Kentucky at Wright State, E-Prix, qualifying, Mexico, FS2 3 p.m. — Oregon vs. Kentucky, St. Pete/
and sophomore Ben Savino being named. ESPNU
To be named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team, student-ath- 3:30 p.m. — FIA Formula E: Mexico City Clearwater Elite Invitational, Clearwater,
letes must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and either a top-25 regional
WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL E-Prix, championship, Mexico, FS2 Florida, ESPNU
finish or an All-American finish at the national meet. 6 p.m. — Providence at Xavier, FS2 7:30 p.m. — Monster energy Supercross: GOLF
WOMEN’S COLLEGE GYMNASTICS round 7 of the AMA Supercross, Arlington, Noon — PGA Tour Golf: Genesis Open, third
Alabama 6 p.m. — Kentucky at Georgia, SEC Network
7:30 p.m. — Maryland at Minnesota, Big
Texas, NBC Sports Network
round, Pacific Palisades, California, TGC
2 p.m. — PGA Tour Champions Golf: Chubb
Women’s tennis team prepares for matches this Ten Network 7 p.m. — PBC Fight Night: Santa Cruz- Classic, second round, Naples, Florida, TGC
weekend Rivera, Los Angeles, California, WLOV 2 p.m. — PGA Tour Golf: Genesis Open,
7:30 p.m. — Florida at Alabama, SEC
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama women’s tennis team will COLLEGE BASKETBALL third round, Pacific Palisades, California,
Network 11 a.m. — Maryland at Michigan, WLOV
play host to No. 21 UCF at 5 p.m. Friday. WTVA
Alabama will wrap up the weekend against East Tennessee State MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY 11 a.m. — Clemson vs. Louisville, ESPN
5 p.m. — Minnesota at Ohio State, Big Ten 8 p.m. — LPGA Tour Golf: ISPS Handa
at 10 a.m. Sunday. 11 a.m. — Oklahoma vs. TCU, ESPN2 Women’s Australian Open, final round,
Both matches will be streamed on and will be played Network 11 a.m. — Auburn vs. Vanderbilt, ESPNU
at the Alabama Tennis Stadium. Admission is free for all fans. Australia, TGC
5:30 p.m. — North Dakota at Western 11 a.m. — George Washington at NBA
Friday’s match will mark Morgan Stanley Night and free Taco Duquesne, NBC Sports Network
Michigan, CBS Sports Network 7 p.m. — NBA All-Star: Saturday Night,
Mama will be provided to the first 100 fans.
6 p.m. — Wisconsin at Notre Dame, NBC Noon — Oklahoma State at Texas, WCBI
Alabama (8-0) has six shutouts on the season and has yet to Charlotte, North Carolina, TNT
forfeit a doubles point, combining for a 18-0 record in doubles play. Sports Network Noon — Texas A&M at South Carolina, SEC
Juniors Ann Selim and Kimberley Gintrand have compiled a 7-0 mark 8 p.m. — Denver at Minnesota-Duluth, CBS Network
Noon — Detroit at Philadelphia, NHL Network
in doubles. 1 p.m. — Baylor vs. Texas Tech, ESPN
Sports Network 6 p.m. — Montréal at Tampa Bay, NHL
n Gymnastics team will hold Power of Pink meet: At 1 p.m. — Indiana vs. Minnesota, ESPN2
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the No. 9 gymnastics team will hold its 15th- COLLEGE SOFTBALL 1 p.m. — Florida vs. Alabama, ESPNU Network
annual Power of Pink meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday (SEC Network) against 9 a.m. — Notre Dame vs. Tennessee, 1 p.m. — Xavier at Providence, WLOV RUGBY
No. 2 Florida at Coleman Coliseum. St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational, 1 p.m. — Fordham at Rhode Island, NBC 9 a.m. — Premiership: Saracens vs.
The Power of Pink initiative — started by former Alabama coach Clearwater, Florida, ESPNU Sports Network Leicester, NBC Sports Network
Sarah Patterson in 2004 and expanded to include all Alabama women’s
Noon — Florida State vs. Oklahoma, 1:30 p.m. — Army at Navy, CBS Sports 1:30 p.m. — PRO14: Glasgow Warriors vs.
sports in 2009 — helps raise awareness in the fight against breast Cardiff Blues, ESPNEWS
cancer. St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational, Network
2:30 p.m. — Missouri at Ole Miss, SEC SKIING
“The culture of our team is about giving back to others,” Alabama Clearwater, Florida, ESPNU
Network 7 a.m. — FIS World Alpine Championships:
coach Dana Duckworth said. “The Power of Pink meet, every year, 3 p.m. — Texas vs. LSU, St. Pete/
allows us to use the platform of gymnastics to celebrate the women 3 p.m. — Penn State at Purdue, Big Ten women’s slalom (run 2), Sweden, NBC
Clearwater Elite Invitational, Clearwater, Sports Network
who are fighting breast cancer, for the survivors who have beat breast Network
cancer and to remember those who have lost their fight.”
3 p.m. — West Virginia vs. Kansas, ESPN
There will be pink T-shirts given away as well as pink shakers. The GOLF 3 p.m. — Iowa State vs. Kansas State, 8:20 a.m. — Bundesliga: Werder Bremen
meet also brings Fried Friday to Coleman Coliseum, with the first 500 11 a.m. — PGA Tour Champions Golf: ESPN2 vs. Hertha Berlin, FS2
Alabama students through the doors receiving boxes that will include Chubb Classic, first round, Naples, Florida, 3 p.m. — VCU at Dayton, NBC Sports 5:25 a.m. (Sunday) — Serie A: SPAL vs.
mac and cheese bites, jalapeno poppers, chicken fingers, mozzarella TGC Florentina, ESPN2
sticks, and French fries.
— From Special Reports
4B Friday, February 15, 2019 The Dispatch •

The W Roundup
Continued from Page 2B Continued from Page 1B
Wolfenbarger said the made for an exciting year at the and earn it, and Will, I don’t want Southern Miss will start its quest against Presbyterian will feature
effort to build a program plate, while a mix of newcomers to say arguably, left no doubt. I for a fourth-straight NCAA tour- numerous promotions for fans of
from scratch remains a and veterans on the mound cre- don’t think there is an argument. nament berth against Big Ten all ages. On Friday, the Crimson
challenge. He said assis- ated much competition for the He pitched better than anybody Conference foe Purdue. Tide will kick off the new season
tant coach Cody Allsup three weekend positions left va- on our staff from the first in- Under Scott Berry, Southern with Opening Day festivities.
has been a big factor in cant from last year. trasquad until last weekend.” Miss has won 94 games in the last In addition, Big Al will be at the
the progress the program After a long offseason of im- two seasons, including a school-re- game and available for photos
has made. provement and competition, the Southern Mississippi will play cord 50 games in 2017. Last season, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The Friday
Southern Miss went 44-18 and won
“We’re definitely mov-
ing in the right direction,”
opening weekend lineup and ro-
tation are set, as announced by
host to Purdue the Conference USA regular sea-
sponsor will be The Grand at
Rum Creek, with free T-shirts
Wolfenbarger said. “Last coach Mike Bianco on Tuesday. son and tournament crowns. and food along with raffle prizes
Southern Mississippi baseball
year, I thought if we could Will Ethridge will start the team will play host to Purdue at 4 for students.
get close to .500, that season opener for the Rebels. He p.m. Friday in its season opener Alabama will open season Saturday’s matchup will be
would be a good season. had a dynamic offseason that saw at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson against Presbyterian Kid’s Day at The Joe. All kids
We exceeded that. This him lead all pitchers in earned Field. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Al- (18 and under) can purchase a
year, with what we have run average in a busy fall. The Junior right-hander Walker abama baseball team will play host $5 general admission seat for the
coming back and what junior right-hander had a team- Powell is scheduled to start for to Presbyterian at 3 p.m. Friday in game. Following the final out,
we’ve added, we should be low 0.60 ERA and a team-high Southern Miss on Friday. Senior Game 1 of a three-game series at kids 12 and under can run the
well over .500.” 4.50 K/BB in seven starts in the left-hander Stevie Powers is slat- Sewell-Thomas Stadium. bases.
The W will take on Lane fall. He also topped the stat sheet ed to start at 4 p.m. Saturday in Game 2 of the series will be at Senior right-hander Sam Fin-
College in a rematch of the with 18 strikeouts in 15 innings. Game 2 of the series. 3 p.m. Saturday, followed by the nerty is scheduled to start for
season-opening double- “Will and I talked over the After winning the most games finale at 1 p.m. Sunday. Alabama on Friday. Freshman
header in a doubleheader summer,” Bianco said. “He real- in a two-year period and captur- All three games can be seen right-hander Tyler Ras is sched-
at 2 p.m. at Hub City Field ly is the guy that should be that ing back-to-back Conference live on SEC Network+. uled to start for the Crimson Tide
in Jackson, Tennessee. person. He knew he had to go out USA regular season crowns, The season-opening series on Saturday.

Comics & Puzzles

Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: on these issues, DEAR ABBY: When people
I’m writing we love them have an opposing point of view,
regarding dearly. It definitely it doesn’t mean they hate you
“Open-Minded in isn’t a reason or are ignorant. Our culture is
the South” (Nov. to end a good rela- increasingly unable to engage
24), the Christian tionship. in reasoned dialogue. Instead,
woman who’s a As to people resort to shouting down
supporter of the “Open-Minded’s” reasonable thought and civil
LGBTQ community. boyfriend not debate. My wife and I disagree
She’s concerned being up for the over substantive issues, but we
about her boy- argument with his cope. Our society needs to work
friend’s mother’s mom, he could be toward a renewal of civility. —
inability to see like my husband NO HATE IN TEXAS
ZITS her viewpoint and who HAS had DEAR ABBY: BOTH women
the effect it would conversations are entitled to their beliefs and
have on future with them to no opinions. It’s commendable that
kids. I experi- avail and realizes they discussed their differences.
enced something it’s futile. — BEEN Now the question is, “How do I
nearly identical. Dear Abby THERE AND STILL respond to someone important
My boyfriend’s THERE in my life with whom I dis-
grandfather is an DEAR BEEN agree?” The answer is RESPECT.
ordained pastor, and they raised THERE: My readers used Rather than demean each other,
their kids in a conservative “Open-Minded’s” letter as an the women should choose to
home. After a few conversations opportunity to have a forum find some solid ground on which
with them about LGBTQ people about respect, love and civility. I to build a relationship.
and other issues, we received found their comments both valid To advise “Open-Minded” to
a six-page letter detailing the and refreshing. Read on: consider leaving her boyfriend
“sins” we were committing. DEAR ABBY: It is interest- because of his mother’s beliefs
Fast-forward 20 years: I get ing that open-minded people shocked me. In my family there
GARFIELD along with my in-laws fabulously.
In fact, the grandfather has
are often open-minded only if
you agree with them and are
is an array of different views.
We all know where we stand and
said I’m his favorite! We don’t otherwise completely dogmatic. steer clear of the bombshells.
agree on pretty much anything Neither party will ever convince We have chosen to love each
politically, but I do still voice my the other that they are wrong. other, accept each other as
opinion if the family says some- The solution: Don’t talk about is and be as close as we can
thing I don’t agree with. the problem issue. despite our differences. It takes
My husband and I have two We have a relative who holds some work, but it’s worth it. We
kids who often hear the in-laws office in a political party oppo- have even been able to joke with
say some judgmental things, site to ours. We have a tacit one another in a good-natured
and it’s a great segue to a agreement to simply never talk way. THAT is love and respect at
conversation with my kids after- politics, and we get along great. its best, and more of what our
ward. They understand that not Life is short, and there’s nothing world could use today. — HAPPY
everyone is going to have the more important than family and IN KANSAS
same beliefs, and even though friends. Agree to disagree! — DEAR READERS: I confess I
we don’t agree with the in-laws CALM IN KENTUCKY wholeheartedly agree.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Feb. You’re currently unable to see listen to advice. Is there a way
15). You won’t so much solve how you’ve erected a barrier to to show them instead?
the problems as you will incor- your own success, which is not LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). As
porate them and make them a problem unique to you. It’s for that corner of chaos in your
work for you in the next chapter. a human thing. The view of an life, can you make a game out
By May, you’ll already be outsider will be invaluable to of it? Turn it into a sport and
crediting the trouble for making getting a clear sightline and a suddenly the untamable energy
you great and helping you grow new plan. organizes itself into an order
through overcoming, build over GEMINI (May 21-June 21). and maybe even becomes fun.
barriers and recognize vividly Thoughts are mysterious. Some VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
who you already are, flaws and start inside you, some come Talking about a thing is one way
all. Libra and Sagittarius adore from the environment or the to sort it out, but not always
you. Your lucky numbers are: ether, all get vetted through your the best way. Consider that
BABY BLUES 39, 10, 6, 4 and 16. belief system. Though most communication is happening on
ARIES (March 21-April 19). can be disregarded, at least many levels; verbal may be the
You don’t just ride the trends; one today should be cherished, least of it.
you take the time to study and nurtured and planted. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
understand them. And you have CANCER (June 22-July 22). 23). Your great talents will be
what it takes to start a trend You really do have something improved upon by the challeng-
yourself. You’re more influential to add to the conversation, but es you put them through. Your
than you think. you’ll probably hesitate, knowing lesser abilities need more care,
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). that people just don’t often nurturing and protection. To
have stamina in this game, you
must know your strengths and
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). You don’t have to reinvent
yourself to totally change your-
BEETLE BAILEY self. Adding one habit is all it
will take. Of course, adding hab-
its isn’t easy, though it can be
simple if you keep it small and
make it compelling to repeat.
21). Be careful not to see
things as rules that aren’t really.
Preferences, guidelines, the
status quo... these things are
not rules, so don’t give them
so much credence that it limits
your ability to be creative and
think elastically.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
MALLARD FILLMORE 19). You can afford to be ex-
perimental in your approach to
things, especially old and firmly
established things. If your idea
doesn’t play, at least it makes
the day more notable. And if it
does play, it’s beneficially so.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). You’ll run into those who
stubbornly persist, beyond all
common sense, with what’s not
working. The heels will only dig
in further when challenged. Try
walking away. Sometimes the
best help is to stay out of it.
20). The thing that’s not
working for you isn’t working
for anyone. It’s just that you’re
the one brave enough to point
it out. When one small thing
about a relationship changes,
other adjustments happen to
create a bigger effect.

Fair and square

The Dispatch • Friday, February 15, 2019 5B

Religious briefs
Ridge Faith Center hosts a prayer for the
Scholarship Banquet Forgive and Live youth from 2-3 p.m.
The Northeast Mississippi Baptist Forgive and Live meets from 6-7
State Convention O.C. Brand Scholarship p.m. every 2nd and 4th Monday of each
Banquet will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the month in the downtown YMCA Board Prayer, Free Coffee
Trotter Convention Center. Guest speaker Room. Inquire and seek information Mount Zion Missionary Baptist
will be the Rev. William T. Glynn of Mt. to succeed spiritually, physically and Church, 2221 14th Ave. N., hosts free
Olive M.B. Church in Fort Worth, Texas. financially and be eager to be a blessing coffee and a prayer community out-
Tickets are $30. For more information, to the community, churches and families reach service from 8-9 a.m. every 5th
call Sis. Darnell Boyd, 662-769-3192 through the Word of God. The public is Saturday. For information, contact Jesse
or the Rev. N. D. Houston Sr., 662-352- invited to attend. For more information, Slater, 662-328-4979.
1763. call Pat Fisher Douglas, 662-251-5899.
Radio Program
Valentine Tea Gospel Book Club Apostles Patrick Perkins invites the
The Southeast Lowndes North-Pick- public to tune in to WTWG, radio 1050
Friendship M.B. Church, 1102 12th
ens County Usher Board Convention AM for Perfecting the Saints Broadcast,
Ave. S., invites the public to join its
hosts a Valentine Tea at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.
Gospel Book Club from 6-7 p.m. every
at New Baptist Temple Family Life Center, 4th Friday of each month to study and
5937 Nashville Ferry Road East. The discuss one chapter of the King James Women Prayer, Worship Service
public is invited to attend. Bible each month. For more information, Church of the Eternal Word, 106
Church Anniversary
call Lillian Murray, 662-570-1974 or 662-
22nd St. S., holds a prayer and worship
service every Thursday from 5-6 p.m.
Sudoku is a number-
2 5 9 3 4 7 6 8 1
Call Marie Nabors, 662-549-4322 or placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
Turner Chapel A.M.E. Church, 1108 a 9x9 grid
placing with based
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662-329-1234, for prayer requests.
14th St. S., hosts its 135 Church Anniver- Worship Services agiven
9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 3 7 8 6 1 2 4 5 9
sary Program at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Guest Open Doors M.B. Church invites the given numbers.
is to place The object
the numbers
Prayer Ministry is
6 2 5 4 9 8 1 3 7
speaker will be Chaplain Tara L. Dixon of public to Sunday Morning Worship Ser- 1 to place
to 9 in thethe numbers
empty spaces
Columbus AFB. For more information, call New Beginning Everlasting Outreach 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty spaces
row, each 9 8 3 7 6 1 5 4 2
vices from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every 1st, 2nd
662-327-7994. Ministry invites the public to call in with so that each
column row, each
and each 3x3 box 4 1 7 5 2 3 8 9 6
& 3rd Sunday of each month at the Tra- column
vis Outlaw Sportsplex Center, 405 Lynn their prayer requests at 662-327-9843. containsand theeach
same3x3 box
number 5 3 1 8 7 6 9 2 4
contains the same number
State Convention Lane in Starkville. Sunday School is from only once. The difficulty
only once. The difficulty 7 9 2 1 5 4 3 6 8
The Layman’s of the Northeast Missis- 10-10:30 a.m. For more information, call Praise and Worship Service level increases from
level increases from
Monday to Sunday. 8 4 6 2 3 9 7 1 5
sippi State Convention will meet at 6:30 662-263-7102. Sulfur Springs MB Church holds a Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 2/14

p.m. Feb. 21 at Bethel M.B. Church, 1766 praise and worship service the last
Hwy. 182 W. in Starkville. All men and
boys are encouraged to attend. Fellow-
Grief Support Group Friday of each month at 7 p.m. For
information, call Pastor Henry Mosley,
The Oil of Joy for Grief and Mourning
ship meal will follow. For more informa- offers a grief support group at 6 p.m. ev- 662-328-1035.
tion, call Orlando Trainer, 662-769-0071
ery 2nd Thursday of the month at United
or e-mail,
Christian Baptist Church, 232 Yorkville Prayer Service
Road East. “Making your grieving journey Church of the Eternal Word, 106
Laymen’s Fellowship easier.” For more information, call 662- 22nd. St. S., Columbus, holds prayer
The Laymen’s Fellowship will be at 327-0604 or e-mail unitedchristian@ service Thursday nights 5-6 p.m. Contact
6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Bethel M.B. Church, Marie Nabors, 662-549-4322. Church
1766 Hwy. 182 W. in Starkville. Continu- service times: Sunday school 10 a.m.;
ing the “Man of his Word” series by Dr.
Adrian Rogers. All men and boys are en-
Fellowship Dinner, Youth Sunday worship 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday
Bible study 7 p.m. For information, call
couraged to attend. For more information, Service Pastor District Elder Lou Nabors, 662-
call Orlando Trainer, 662-769-0071. Pleasant Ridge Faith Center, 923 329-1234.
Ridge Road, Columbus, hosts a fellow-
Black History Program ship dinner and youth service every 3rd
Fitness Transformations
Sixth Avenue M.B. Church, 1519 6th The Transformational Church, 2301
Ave. N., hosts its Annual Black Histo- Jess Lyons Road, hosts boxing lessons
ry Program at 3 p.m. Feb. 24. Guest Celebrate Recovery Mondays and Wednesday from 5-7 p.m.,
speaker will be the Rev. David Johnson of Calvary Church, 514 Lehmberg Road, weight-loss boot camp Tuesdays and
Columbus. The public is invited to attend. and Meadowview Church, 300 Linden Thursdays 5-7 p.m. and both on Satur-
Circle in Starkville, host Celebrate Re- days 9-11 a.m.
Pastoral Anniversary Program covery at 6 p.m. every Sunday at Calvary
St. Matthew M.B. Church, 1213 Island and at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at Mead-
owview Church. Get help, healing and
Youth Fellowship
Road, hosts its Pastor Curtis L. Clay Sr. The Transformational Church, 2301
and Sis. Enrika Clay’s 14th Pastoral Anni- support for any habit, hurt or hang-up Jess Lyons Road, hosts Youth Fellowship
versary at 3 p.m. Feb. 24. Guest speaker using the Christ-centered 12 steps. from 7-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Games,
will be Pastor Therman Cunningham and prayer, service, food, & more. Transpor-
the Oak Grove M.B. Church Family. The Prayer for Youth tation available. For information, call Iris
public is invited to attend. Every 2nd and 3rd Saturday, Pleasant Roberson, 662-295-7456.

1 Sped
6 Chance to swing
11 Psychiatrist
12 Beetle’s boss
13 Even though
14 Healer Barton
15 Stiller of films
16 Highway scofflaw
18 Museum focus
19 Plopped down
20 French article
21 Clarinet part
23 Takes the bus
25 Ventilate
27 Coquettish
28 Useful skill
30 Flat-bottomed
2 Stick 29 “My country — of
33 Diner order
3 “The Mule” co-star thee”
34 Role for Angelina
4 Slippery one 31 One way to shop
5 Attire 32 Kind of bliss
36 Common bill
6 Recluse 33 Blubbers
37 If all goes wrong
7 Yarn 35 Top story
39 Outdated
8 “The Mule” co-star 38 One of Chek-
40 Complete
9 Concurs hov’s “Three
41 Lukewarm
10 Sign of sorrow Sisters”
43 Pigeon’s perch
17 Birdie beater 42 Geologic period
44 Dancer Castle
22 Slight, in slang
45 Egypt’s Anwar
24 Twice uno
46 Gave a hoot
26 Shake hands
with again
28 Tennis great
1 Seafood restau-
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RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed-
claimed they will be put sippi in Book 2010 at Lambert, D. be considered in the de- room Apts/Townhomes.
up for sale on the 18th Page 1752; and #41, 61 termination regarding ALLSTUMP GRINDING BLACK BEDROOM set,
day of February 2019 at the pre-permit construc- SERVICE $700. New mattresses, Stove & refrigerator.
still in plastic, $275. $335-$600 Monthly.
7:00a.m at TVG Body WHEREAS, Carrington Studdard tion approval. After re- GET 'ER DONE! Credit check & deposit.
Shop 305 Evergreen Dr. Mortgage Services, LLC #58 ceipt of public com- We can grind all your Bissell carpet cleaner,
Aberdeen, MS 39730. has heretofore substi- ments and thorough stumps. Hard to reach $100. Two sets of black Coleman Realty,
Contact TVG Body Shop tuted Shapiro & Brown, Lambert, J. consideration of all places, blown over Toyota Camry floormats, 662-329-2323.
at 662-346-9426. LLC as Trustee by in- #6, 19 comments, MDEQ will roots, hillsides, back- $80. New fabric steam-

strument dated January formulate its recom- yards, pastures. Free er, $40. 662-242-2884.
PUBLISH: 2/8, 2/15, & 8, 2019 and recorded Lambert mendations regarding estimates. You find it, Leave a message.
2/22/2019 in the aforesaid Chan- #74 pre-permit construction we'll grind it! RENTALS
cery Clerk's Office; and approval. 662-361-8379 Estate Sales 4490 TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
WHEREAS, default hav- #2 Additional details about Tree Services 1860 Estate Sale-New Hope
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI 36 Whispering Trees
the proposed project
COUNTY OF LOWNDES ing been made in the
terms and conditions of WITNESS MY SIGNA- are available by writing A&T Tree Service Feb. 15-17 (Fri-Sun), 2 BEDROOMS
Bucket truck & stump 8a-5p. Estate includes 3 BEDROOMS
NOTICE OF SALE said deed of trust and TURE on this the 11th or calling the Chief, En-
the entire debt secured day of September, vironmental Permits Di- removal. Free est. king bedroom suite, an-
tique chest of drawers,
thereby having been de- 2018. vision at the above Per- Serving Columbus LEASE,

© The Dispatch
WHEREAS, the follow- dresser, & tables, girls
mit Board address and
ing tenants entered in- clared to be due and since 1987. Senior
to leases with payable in accordance Tweety's Mini Storage telephone number and citizen disc. Call Alvin @ bedroom furniture, din- DEPOSIT
with the terms of said BY: Thomas Hodges, Jr. on the MDEQ’s website 242-0324/241-4447 ing room set, recliners,
at: "We'll go out on a limb sofas, treadmill, exer- AND
WAREHOUSES for stor- deed of trust, Carring-
age space in which to ton Mortgage Services,
store personal property LLC, the legal holder of
said indebtedness, hav-
Publish: 2/8, 2/15 &
This information is also
for you!"
cise bike, kitchenware,
dishes, toys, tools, and
more. 662-574-1128.
ing requested the under-
signed Substituted
NOTICE OF TAX LEVY available for review at
the following location
Tree trimming and re- Garage Sales: North 4520 662-329-2323
WHEREAS, default has (CITY OF COLUMBUS, moval. Fully insured.
been made in the pay- Trustee to execute the during normal business

trust and sell said land MISSISSIPPI) hours: Free estimates. YARD SALE. 3612 Aza-
ment of rent and *Now Accepting Credit lea Circle. Behind Carl 2411 HWY 45 N
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- and property in accord-
WAREHOUSES pursu- ance with the terms of (Tax Levy Date, March Mississippi Department & Debit Cards* Hogan. Sat. 6am-until. COLUMBUS, MS
said deed of trust and 1, 2019 and thereafter of Environmental Quality Call Curt 662-418-0889 H/h, appliances, cloth-
ant to said Leases is until July 1, 2023) or 662-549-2902 ing, ect.
authorized to sell the for the purpose of rais- Office of Pollution Con-
trol “A cut above the rest” Commercial Property For
personal property to sat- ing the sums due there- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV- 515 East Amite Street General Merchandise 4600
isfy the past due and under, together with at- Rent 7100
any other charges owed torney's fees, trustee's
EN that, on March 1, Jackson, MS39201 Clerical & Office 3050
2019, pursuant to (601) 961-5171 COMMERCIAL PROPER-
to it by the following ten- fees and expense of House Bill 325 of the LOCAL COMPANY itat for Humanity Re-
ants. sale. TIES/Retail/Office
2019 Regular Session Please bring the forego- looking for receptionist/ Store resale store is Spaces starting @
NOW, THEREFORE, I, of the Mississippi Legis- ing to the attention of secretary. Previous ex- open February 16 from $285/mo. Downtown &
NOW THEREFORE, no- lature, the Mayor and perience helpful but not 8-11 AM. Located at Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
tice is hereby given that Shapiro & Brown, LLC, persons whom you East Columbus loca-
Substituted Trustee in City Council of the City know will be interested. necessary. Computer 1632 Rockhill Road in tions. 662-435-4188.
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- skills a must. Send 3BR/2BA Trailer, New
said deed of trust, will of Columbus, Missis- Starkville. Come by for Hope school dist.
WAREHOUSES will offer sippi shall impose a tax resume to: bargains on furniture,
for sale, and will sell at on March 6, 2019 offer PUBLISH: 2/15/2019 OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 $500/mo & $500 dep.
for sale at public outcry of two percent (2%) on Box 661, c/o The appliances, building ma- square feet. 294
auction to the highest Commercial Dispatch, Call between 10a-7p.
and sell within legal the gross receipts of terials, and more. Chubby Dr. Flexible leas- 662-386-4292.
bidder for cash all per- restaurants with annual STATE OF MISSISSIPPI PO Box 511, Columbus,
sonal property in stor- hours (being between ing terms. Available NO TEXT MESSAGES.
the hours of 11:00 a.m. sales in excess of One COUNTY OF LOWNDES MS 39703. Sporting Goods 4720 now. 662-328-8254.
age units leased by the Hundred Thousand Dol-
following tenants at and 4:00 p.m.), at the
Southeast Door of the lars ($100,000) de- NOTICE OF SALE General Help Wanted 3200 ED SANDERS Gunsmith HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RENT A fully equipped
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- rived from retail sales of Open for season! 9-5, camper w/utilities &
WAREHOUSES 903 County Courthouse of OUR COMPANY is seek- Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. Columbus Office, Retail,
Lowndes County, loc- prepared food, beer and WHEREAS, the follow- Restaurant Space avail- cable from $145/wk -
Alabama St. Columbus, alcoholic beverages and ing tenants entered in- ing an experienced car- Over 50 years experi- $535/month. Colum-
MS, at 8:30 am on the ated at 505 2nd Aven- penter. We specialize in ence! Repairs, cleaning, able. Call 662-328-
ue North, Columbus, on the gross proceeds to leases with bus & County School
8th day of March, A.D. FRIENDLY CITY MINI- home remodels & new 8655 or 662-574-7879.
MS 39701, to the of sales of other busi- refinishing, scopes locations. 662-242-
2019. All auctions are WAREHOUSES for stor- construction. The ideal mounted & zeroed, 7653 or 601-940-1397.
with reserve and there- highest and best bidder nesses derived from re- candidate will have Houses For Rent: Northside
for cash or certified tail sales of beer and al- age space in which to handmade knives.
fore all units can be
funds the following de- coholic beverages, ex- store personal property transportation & basic Located: Hwy 45 Alt, 7110 Commercial Property 8050
withdrawn from the sale cluding sales of alcohol- and tools. Please call North of West Point,
at any time by the auc- scribed property situ- 662-570-9464 for 2BR/1BA 1419
ated in Lowndes ic beverages upon turn right on Yokahama BUILDING & LAND for
tioneer/manager. WHEREAS, default has more information. Sanders Mill Rd. Old sale. 5,000 sq. ft. met-
County, State of Missis- premises covered by a Blvd, 8mi & turn left on
country house in
sippi, to-wit: package retailer’s per- been made in the pay- Darracott Rd, will see al Ceco building. Loc-
Title to the personal ment of rent and FULL TIME Position. Steens, Caledonia
mit and sales of beer Must have valid driver's sign, 2.5mi ahead shop ated on 8.5 ac. of land.
property to be sold is schools, new carpet &
believed to be good, but Beginning at a point on not for consumption on FRIENDLY CITY MINI- license & be able to on left. 662-494-6218.
paint inside. $685/mo.
Building includes 700
the East right-of-way line premises. WAREHOUSES pursu- sq. ft. heated & cooled
at such sale, FRIENDLY ant to said Leases is drive truck w/ trailer for $685 deposit. No pets.
of Ridge Road, said delivery of equipment. Business Opportunity 6050 office, kitchen, bath and
CITY MINI-WARE- authorized to sell the Call 662-356-4764. tool room. Behind
point being 2168.6 feet This tax shall be im-
HOUSES will convey
North of, and 48 feet posed on the tax levy personal property to sat- Some Counter Sales, HISTORIC DOWNTOWN house at 6901 Hwy. 12
only such title as is ves- Mechanical Knowledge 2BR/1BA. 601 21st St.
ted in it pursuant to its East of, the Southwest date and thereafter un- isfy the past due and & lifting required. Apply Columbus: 411 Main E. Steens. $150,000.
corner of the Southeast til July 1, 2023 unless, any other charges owed St. Office, Retail, Res- N. $550/mo. $550 de- 662-574-8437.
lease with the following
Quarter of the South- before 5:00 o’clock to it by the following ten- in person at Handyman taurant Space available. posit. 770-316-1714.
and its allowed under ants. Rentals, Inc. on Hwy 82
east Quarter of Section p.m. on February 22, West in Starkville. Call 423-333-1124. RETAIL SPACE Available
Mississippi Code Annot- 2019, twenty percent 2BR/1BA. 94 Harris Dr.
ated Section 85-7-121 Twenty-Seven (27), in Historic Downtown.
(20%) or two thousand NOW THEREFORE, no- HEAVY EQUIPMENT $450/mo. $300 dep.
et seq (Supp 1988). Township Seventeen Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 404 Main St. 3,000
(17), Range Eighteen (2,000) of the qualified tice is hereby given that SERVICE MECHANIC Caledonia Schools.
sq. ft. $1,300/mo.
(18) West in Lowndes electors of the City of FRIENDLY CITY MINI- with verifiable experi- FOX RUN COMPANY LLC Near CAFB.
Amber Milton Call 662-328-8655
County, Mississippi; Columbus, whichever is WAREHOUSES will offer ence, own tools and 1 & 2 BR near hospital. or 662-574-7879.
E216 for sale, and will sell at clean MVR. Submit 2BR/1BA 49 Ruthie Dr.
thence run North 83 de- less, shall file by per- $595-645/mo. Military
grees East 225 feet to sonal service with the auction to the highest resume by fax to discount offered, pet $450/mo. $300 dep.
Amey Edwards Secretary / Treasurer of bidder for cash all per- Columbus Schools. Houses For Sale: Northside
E236 the initial point of this 662-492-4490 area, pet friendly, and
description, thence the City of Columbus, sonal property in stor- or email to: furnished corporate Near CAFB. 8150
South 19 degrees East 523 Main Street, age units leased by the apartments available.
Carl Gardner
237 199.5 feet to the North Columbus, Mississippi, following tenants at ON SITE SECURITY. Call 662-889-1122. 2622 CANTERBURY-Fea-
line of the Rea lot, a written petition FRIENDLY CITY MINI- JOB OPENINGS ON SITE MAINTENANCE. turing over 1700 sq. ft.
thence North 83 de- against the levy of such WAREHOUSES 308 in Columbus, MS for the ON SITE MANAGEMENT. 3BR/1.5BA house in not including attached
Chelsey Jones tax. The proceeds of the Shoney Drive Columbus, following: Columbus. 1801 MLK workshop. 3 beds/2
E244 grees 00 minutes East 24-HOUR CAMERA
along the North line of tax shall be distributed MS, immediately follow- Carpenter/Millwright: SURVEILLANCE. Dr. $695/mo. $695 de- baths, formal living
the said Rea lot 236.0 as described in House ing sale on Alabama Must have experience in Benji @ 662-386-4446 posit. 770-316-1714. room, separate family
Jerry Stockman Bill 325. Street on the 8th day of general carpentry & con- room with wood-burning
E246 feet, thence North 25 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.
degrees 50 minutes March A.D. 2019. All crete work. Sat/Sun by appt only. CHARMING 3BR/3BA fireplace, formal dining
West 206.0 feet, In the event twenty per- auctions are with re- Agricultural Tractor Op- home for rent. Hard- room with updated floor-
Kalisha Lanier cent (20%) or two thou- serve and therefore all erator: Must have Class wood floors, granite ing. All priced to sell at
thence South 83 de-
grees 00 minutes West sand (2,000) of the units can be withdrawn A CDL & experience with Apts For Rent: South 7040 countertops, central air, $135,000.00. Call Long
Latoya Shelton 210.0 feet to the initial qualified electors of the from the sale at any agricultural tractors.
1BR/1BA 505 5th Ave. two master suites, & Long @ 662-328-
point of this description, City of Columbus, time by the auctioneer/ Grounds Maintenance basement for storage, 0770, 662-574-3903,
E203 S. 1 block from down-
containing one (1.0) whichever is less file by manager. Laborer: Responsible quiet neighborhood. 1 662-386-2023 for a
acre and lying in the personal service with for cleaning facilities & town. Walking distance year minimum, private viewing.
Sherri Howard Title to the personal maintaining parks, pic- to MUW. No pets. CAFB
East Half of the South- the Secretary/Treas- welcomed. XL l/r, d/r, $1,295/mo.
E58 urer of the City of property to be sold is nic grounds, play- Call 662-425-3817.
east Quarter of said b/r & backyard. In-
Section 27. Columbus, Mississippi, believed to be good, but grounds & wildlife areas
Tashonda Jethrow at such sale, FRIENDLY including working from cludes w/d, air condi-
Less and excepting a written petition tioner, gas heater, hard- COLONIAL TOWN-
therefrom an undivided against the levy of such CITY MINI-WARE- boats.
wood floors, electric HOUSES. 2 & 3 bed-
three-fourths (3/4ths) tax, the Mayor and HOUSES will convey room w/ 2-3 bath town-
WITNESS MY SIGNA- only such title as is ves- stove, refrigerator.
TURE on this the 7th interest in and to all oil, Council shall set the All jobs are working on
$750/mo. $750 dep. houses. $600 to $695. Let your
gas, and other minerals matter down for an elec- ted in it pursuant to its Tenn-Tom Waterway 662-549-9555. Ask for
day of February, A.D. tion to be held and the lease with the following Project, must be 18
Glenn or text.
fingers do the
2019. in, on, and under said
lands as heretofore re- levy shall be implemen- and its allowed under years old with clean, val- walking.
ted only a favorable Mississippi Code Annot- id driver’s license & Apts For Rent: West 7050
FRIENDLY CITY served or excepted by FIRST FULL MONTH Find your
prior Grantors. There is vote of a majority of the ated Section 85-7-121
pass pre-employment
included in the within qualified electors voting et seq (Supp 1988). drug screen. EOE
$485. 3BR House, dream job in
By: L.O. Send resumé or apply @
conveyance, but without at such election.

warranty, an undivided Brittany Sherrod R & D Maintenance $550. 1BA, stove, re- the classifieds!
Publish: 2/8, 2/15, & N157 Services frig, electric heat, win-
one-fourth (1/4th) in- A copy of the entire text dow a/c. 1 yr. lease.
terest in and to all oil, of the resolution direct- 3600 West Plymouth Rd
Credit check. Coleman
gas and other minerals ing the imposition of the Deanna Carter Columbus, MS 39701
Realty. 662-329-2323.
in, on, and under said tax and of House Bill
325 can be obtained
VET TECH for local an- & Houses
COURT OF LOWNDES from the office of the Revanta Johnson imal clinic. Will train.
Part-time or full-time.
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI SUBJECT TO restrictive Secretary / Treasurer of N229
the City of Columbus, Must be mature & pa- 2 Bedroooms 323 13th St. N. 3 Blks
Lots & Acreage 8600
covenants and condi-
IN THE MATTER OF THE tions contained in that Mississippi, Milton Rhonda Fortune tient. Send resumes to:
Box 662, c/o The
3 Bedrooms from MUW. L/r, d/r,
b/r, kitchen, large f/r
16.9 acres on Self
ESTATE OF IOLA L. EL- certain instrument Rawle, or the Deputy N115 Creek Rd. 11.3 acres
Commercial Dispatch, w/ fireplace, 2BR/3BA.
LIS, DECEASED dated August 1, 1959, Secretary / Treasurer,
Susan Mackay PO Box 511, Columbus, Furnished & Laundry room, outside
on New Light Rd. (Both
off of Maben-Sturgis
Patricia Mitchell, 523
CAUSE NO.: 18-0257-
and recorded in Book
289 at Page 561 in the Main Street, P.O. Box N11, N62 MS 39703. Unfurnished fenced patio, screened Rd.) $1,500/ac. Call
JNS side porch & work room 662-465-7611, 662-
office of Chancery Clerk 1366, Columbus, Mis- Medical / Dental 3300 1, 2, & 3 Baths WITH ATTACHED APART-
of Lowndes County, Mis- sissippi 39701. 418-9096, 662-323-
MENT B/r, d/r, kitchen
TURE on this the 7th HELP WANTED Lease, Deposit & bathroom. NO HUD.
1237 or 662-418-4176.
TION Robert E. Smith, Sr.,
I WILL CONVEY only Mayor day of February, A.D. & Credit Check Ref. req. Dep. req.
22 ACRES in Caledonia
2019. CARE CENTER OF Pets allowed w/ extra
THE STATE OF MISSIS- such title as vested in ABERDEEN dep. $1075/mo. on Wood Rd. All road

SIPPI me as Substituted PUBLISH: 2/8, 2/15, & frontage. Water & natur-
FRIENDLY CITY 662-386-7506.
Trustee. 2/22/2019 al gas available. Resid-
MANAGER (RN) Houses For Rent: South 7140 ential Development
HEIRS AT LAW OF IOLA WITNESS MY SIGNA- Public Notice By: L.O. Property. 662-356-6862
L. ELLIS, DECEASED, M – F, 8A – 4:30P Apts For Rent: Other 7080
TURE on this 5th day of 2BR/1BA Gas stove or 662-574-3053.
AND ANY UNKNOWN February, 2019. Mississippi Environ- Publish: 2/8, 2/15, &
PERSONS CLAIMING AN mental Quality Permit 2/22/2019 RN SUPERVISOR 1BR/1BA Apts for rent. & heat. Move-in ready.
EQUITABLE OR LEGAL Board 7A – 3P College Manor Apts, dir- 417 17th St. S. 250 ACRE pine planta-
Shapiro & Brown, LLC ectly across from MUW. $450/mo. $450 dep. tion with 10 to 16 year
INTEREST IN THE ES- SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE P. O. Box 2261 Building & Remodeling 1120 LPN 3P – 11P Full Time Completely renovated, Call 662-327-8712. old trees, prime deer
TATE OF IOLA L. ELLIS Jackson, Mississippi
39225 incl granite countertops, hunting, ideal for hunt-
Shapiro & Brown, LLC SUGGS CONSTRUCTION CNA 6A – 2P Full Time SS appls & W/D. 12 mo
You have been made a 1080 River Oaks Drive, Telephone No. (601) Building, remodeling, Houses For Rent: Other 7180 ing club, $1500/acre,
defendant in the Peti- 961-5171 lease, dep req, $650/ will divide, Monroe
Suite B-202 metal roofing, painting CNA 2P- 10P PRN mo. 662-425-3817. 1 ROOM/1BA, Utilities
tion to Determine Heirs- County. 662-369-3778,
Flowood, MS 39232 & all home repairs. Included. $450/mo.
at-Law seeking to de- Public Notice Start or 662-256-5838.
(601) 981-9299 662-242-3471 Apply in person at One person only. Refs
termine the heirs-at-law Date: February 15, 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart-
of IOLA L. ELLIS, De- 2019 Care Center ments & townhouses. req. Contact/leave a
2506 Ridge Road 505 Jackson St, 30+/- ACRES. Pasture
ceased. Other than you, Tom Hatcher, LLC Call for more info. message for more info: & lake. 2 large barns
Columbus, MS 39701 Aberdeen 662-328-8655.
the only other inter- 18-022934MN Steel Dynamics Colum- Custom Construction, 662-328-8254. & arena. $179,000.
ested parties in this ac- bus, located at 1945 Restoration, Remodel- EOE
$31k below appraisal.
tion are: Irma Ellis Publication Dates: Airport Road in Colum- ing, Repair, Insurance Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Call 662-386-9122.
claims. 662-364-1769. Truck Driving 3700
Moore, Pam Taylor, and February 8, 15, 22, and bus, Mississippi, 662- Licensed & Bonded
Sherry Rush. March 1, 2019 245-4200, is request-
You are summoned to STATE OF MISSISSIPPI mit Construction approv- General Services 1360 with Truck & Lowboy 1.95 acre lots.
appear and represent COUNTY OF LOWNDES al from the Mississippi Trailer experience to Good/bad credit.
your interests against Department of Environ- Need a Babysitter or a load, haul, & unload 10% down, as low as
said Petition before the NOTICE OF SALE mental Quality (MDEQ) heavy construction $299/mo. Eaton Land.
Tutor? Call 662-574- 662-361-7711
Honorable Joseph N. as allowed by the Mis- 0426. Teacher Certi- equipment. Overnight
Studdard, Chancellor of WHEREAS, the follow- sissippi Air Permit Regu- fied in most subjects. travel required. Only
the 14th Chancery Dis- ing tenants entered in- lations 11 Miss. Admin. qualified applicants with Campers & RVs 9300
trict at 9:30 o'clock to leases with Tweety's Code Pt. 2, R. 2.15.B. clean MVR, current
a.m. on the 21st day of Mini Storage for stor- The facility is publish- RETAINER WALL, drive- medical examiner’s TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
March, 2019 at the Clay age space in which to ing this public notice to way, foundation, con- certificate and no acci- located on Wilkins Wise
County Courthouse in store personal property provide the public with crete, masonry restora- dents need apply. Fax Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
West Point, Mississippi, and the opportunity to com- tion, remodeling, base- resume to 662-492- Hookups available.
and in case of your fail- ment to the MDEQ re- ment foundation, re- 4490 or email to $300/mo. 662-328-
ure to appear, your in- WHEREAS, default has garding the proposed pairs, small dump truck 8655 or 662-574-7879.
terest in this matter will been made in the pay- project. hauling (5-6 yd) load &
not be considered. ment of rent and demolition/lot cleaning. Bargain Column 4180
Burr Masonry
Five Questions:
Tweety's Mini Storage The proposed project
You are not required to pursuant to said Lease consists of the con- 662-242-0259. 4-SLICE toaster, blender
is authorized to sell the struction of a third Con- & a red Hamilton Beach
1 Football
file an answer or other
pleading, but you may personal property to sat- tinuous Galvanizing counter top grill, $25ea.
WORK WANTED: Firm. 662-352-1440.
do so if you desire. isfy the past due rent Line, modifications to Licensed & Bonded-car-
and any other charges Continuous Galvanizing pentry, painting, & de- NEW POWER Air Fryer,
owed to it by the follow- Line 1, and other modi- molition. Landscaping,
2 Bhutan
ISSUED under my hand Large size 4.4qt $49.
and seal of said Court, ing tenants. fications in the finish- gutters cleaned, bush Belkin N300 WI-Fi N
on this the 13th day of ing section of the mill. hogging, clean-up work, Router $39.
February, 2019. NOW THEREFORE, no- The proposed project pressure washing, mov- Please call or text
tice is hereby given that will result in a potential ing help & furniture
LISA YOUNGER NEESE, Tweety's Mini Storage emissions increase of
regulated air pollutants.
repair. 662-242-3608
3 Mixin’ up
LOWNDES COUNTY will offer for sale, and
the medicine
CHANCERY CLERK will sale at auction to However, the increase Grand Piano, manufac-
P. O. Box 684 the highest and best will be below the Pre- Lawn Care / Landscaping tured in 1929, hand
Columbus, MS 39703 bidder for cash all per- vention of Significant 1470 carved case. Player not
(662) 329-5800 sonal property in stor- Deterioration signific-
4 Pez
working. Call/text 575-
(SEAL) age units leased by the ance levels as spe- JESSE & BEVERLY'S 639-2031. Photos avail.
BY: Tina Fisher, D.C. following tenants at cified in the Mississippi LAWN SERVICE. Mow-
Tweety's Mini Storage, Regulations for the Pre- ing, cleanup, landscap- WHITE ELECTRIC stove.
PUBLISH: 2/15, 2/22, 8527 Hwy 45 N., vention of Significant ing, sodding, & tree cut- Exc. condition. $100.
& 3/1/2019 Columbus, MS, 39705 Deterioration of Air
at 10:00 a.m. on the Quality, 11 Miss. Ad-
ting. 356-6525. Call 662-328-6962. 5 Tabloid