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Thursday | May 16, 2019

Councilmen question use of fire trucks at private events

CFR: Events at businesses a public service with minimal costs thought would
be they need to
By ISABELLE ALTMAN to spray pink water if the baby Facebook but if it was a private quit doing it.” was a girl and blue water for a boy. event, I would think that isn’t CFR Chief
A video of the reveal — a something the city should be Martin An-
Columbus Fire and Rescue 10-second spray of pink-tinged doing,” said Ward 5 Councilman drews said the
firefighters from Fire Station water — was uploaded to CFR’s Stephen Jones. reveal and oth-
No. 2 attended and helped with Facebook page, and while both “I wouldn’t want to see it hap- er events the
a private gender reveal party for the couple and CFR employees pen again,” he added. “I would department at-
an expectant couple at the bingo said they were happy with the not agree with it.” tends are a pub- Andrews Jones Box
hall on Gardner Boulevard Mon- event, some city councilmen Ward 3 Councilman Charlie lic service and a that violates city policy,” Andrews
day night. questioned whether a private Box agreed. way for CFR to be visible in the said.
At the party, expectant par- event is an appropriate use of tax- “I guess it could be consid- community. “As long as the cost is mini-
ents Darius and Kayla Spraggins payer-funded equipment. ered community service but I “Public relations is a big part mum, I would do it,” he later add-
held a hose connected to the tank “I had no idea (the department don’t know if it can be justified of what we are and that’s what we ed.
of the fire truck and turned it on was attending) until I saw it on in that regard,” he said. “My first try to do as long as it’s nothing See CFR, 6A

corporation LCSO holds fundraiser for fellow sergeant
Cadence Bank
Bank branch to be
used for Cochran park
expansion; Cadence
to build new bank
on Russell Street
By Alex Holloway

Mississippi State
University will have a
new downtown pres-
ence in Starkville
after its affiliate Re-
search and Technolo-
gy Corporation closed
on a deal to purchase
Cadence Bank. Salter
The university announced on
Wednesday the MSU Research and
Technology Corporation — a 501(c)3
organized to facilitate relationships
between MSU and its industrial affil-
iates — purchased the bank branch
at the corner of Main Street and Jack-
son Street. MSU will use the 33,000
square-foot property as a space to
expand the Thad Cochran Research
and Technology Park.
See Cadence, 3A

Courtesy photo

Lowndes man
Sgt. Tammy Prescott, right, stands with former Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prescott at Camp
Rising Sun. Prescott, a long-term volunteer at CRS, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in August. The Lowndes
County Sheriff’s Department is hosting a fundraiser, with baked goods and a silent auction, Friday from 9 a.m.-6

pleads to child
p.m. at the LCSO lobby. All proceeds will help Prescott with medical bills.

Tammy Prescott battling cancer

molestation ‘It’s just a small thing we can do for a woman who has given so much.’
Defendant sentenced Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Greg Wright

to 10 years in prison BY MARY POLLITZ
baked goods from homemade pies apy treatments indefinitely.
to cookies and cakes and hosting a “Miracles happen every day by
DISPATCH STAFF REPORT silent auction. The auction includes the hand of God. Prayer is power-
Sgt. Tammy Prescott is known
a grill, gift baskets, gift cards, sun- ful,” Prescott said. “I have a lot of
A Lowndes Coun- for giving back to the community,
glasses, hunting gear, a free night people praying for me in the com-
ty man pleaded with hundreds of hours racked in
non-profits and community service. in a hotel and more. munity. God can make a miracle
guilty to touching a Prescott has served 19 years happen any time so I’m not going
child for lustful pur- Now it’s her turn to accept the
help. with LCSO, primarily in communi- to give up hope.”
poses in Lowndes ty relations. She was working full- For LCSO Chief Deputy Greg
Lowndes County Sheriff’s De-
County Circuit Court time until last August when she was Wright, after all Prescott has done
partment will host a fundraiser
this week. for the community, the department
event in the department’s lobby on diagnosed with stage-four stomach
Jerry Burrus III, Burrus III
Friday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., selling cancer and would be in chemother- See Prescott, 3A
43, has been sen-
tenced to 15 years in the Missis-
See Burrus, 3A

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2A Thursday, May 16, 2019 The Dispatch •

Did you hear?
Woodstock 50 plans roll on;
court nixes cancellation bid
Tribute concert planned for Aug. 16-
18 in Watkins Glen, New York Abortion ban aims for high
court, but won’t get there soon
The Associated Press pany noted in a statement,
adding that it doesn’t plan to
NEW YORK — The invest further in Woodstock
Woodstock 50 festival is 50 because of issues includ-
back on after a court re- ing “the compressed time-
Several state restrictions
Alabama law moves abortion
buffed an ex-investor’s ef- frame and multiple health
fort to cancel the anniver-
sary extravaganza — but
and safety concerns.”
The event is planned for
already are pending
organizers will have to do
without some $18 million, at
least for now.
Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen,
New York, and is billed as a
“once-in-a-lifetime” tribute
before the justices, and
it seems likely that at
to the center of 2020 campaign
Manhattan judge Barry to the 1969 concert that be- The Associated Press
Ostrager ruled Wednesday
that the festival’s former
came a defining moment least one abortion case
in pop music and a cultural WASHINGTON — Alabama’s new law restricting abortion in near-
chief backer, Amplifi Live,
couldn’t singlehandedly call
touchstone. will be on the court’s ly every circumstance has moved one of the most polarizing issues in
Saying organizers had American politics to the center of the 2020 presidential campaign.
off the August show but
also doesn’t have to put the
made a mess of planning, calendar next term The state’s legislation — the toughest of several anti-abortion mea-
Amplifi cited safety con- sures that have passed recently, with the only exception being a serious
$18 million back into it. The By MARK SHERMAN risk to the woman’s health — prompted an outcry from Democratic
cerns and announced April and DAVID CRARY
money dispute and other presidential candidates, who warned that conservatives were laying
29 that it was canceling the The Associated Press
issues are poised for arbitra- the groundwork to undermine the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The
tion. three-day concert.
The organizers’ group, White House, meanwhile, didn’t comment on the Alabama bill, signed
Organizers celebrated WASHINGTON — Alabama’s
Woodstock 50 LLC, re- into law Wednesday by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, as President Donald
the ruling, which came after virtual ban on abortion is the lat-
torted that Amplifi was Trump tries to balance his conservative base against the potential of
dueling claims about wheth- est and most far-reaching state law
antagonizing women who are already skeptical of his presidency.
er the festival was on or off. undermining the show — seemingly designed to prod the Su-
The furor over abortion quickly took over on the Democratic cam-
“We have always relied which was still a go — and preme Court to reconsider a consti-
paign trail. Rallying supporters in New Hampshire, Sen. Kamala Harris
on the truth and have nev- had snatched $18 million tutional right it announced 46 years said she would back a legal challenge to Alabama and Georgia’s restric-
er lost faith that the festival from the festival’s bank ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade tive abortion laws. She also vowed to make a commitment to upholding
would take place,” said Mi- account. Amplifi, an arm decision. the Roe decision a “significant factor” in any Supreme Court nominees
chael Lang, one of Wood- of Japan-based marketing But Chief Justice John Roberts she might choose as president, though she declined to go as far as
stock 50’s organizers and firm Dentsu, said it just re- may prefer a more incremental ap- presidential rival Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who has promised to only
a promoter of the original claimed what was left of the proach to reining in abortion rights nominate judges ready to preserve the 1973 ruling that established a
1969 Woodstock concert. $49 million it put in. than the frontal attack Alabama’s woman’s constitutional right to an abortion.
Amplifi, meanwhile, After a hearing this week, new law or the “fetal heartbeat” “I respect every woman’s right to make a decision about what’s in
said it felt vindicated by the the judge said Wednesday measures enacted by other states the best interest of herself and her family,” Harris said.
judge’s ruling on the $18 that Amplifi presented “con- present.
million. vincing testimony” that it The passage of abortion restric-
“The court did not rule was trying to stem its losses How quickly could the Alabama ing a pregnant woman to undergo
tions in Republican-led states and
an ultrasound at least 18 hours be-
that Amplifi Live’s assump-
tion of control over the festi-
from a festival that was fac-
ing significant hurdles with
a corresponding push to buttress law get to the Supreme Court? fore an abortion. The first two of
abortion rights where Democrats Not that quickly. The law is
val was improper,” the com- just three months to go. those issues have been pending
are in power stem from the same certain to be challenged in federal at the Supreme Court for months
place: Changes in the composition court in Alabama and almost sure- with no explanation.
of the high court. The retirement
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By KAREN MATTHEWS Olivia Lapeyrolerie, de- they believed de Blasio
The Associated Press clined to confirm that shouldn’t run.
de Blasio is entering the Newspapers have
NEW YORK — New race. But the mayor has poked fun at de Blasio’s
York City Mayor Bill de been saying publicly for presidential ambitions,
Blasio plans to visit a months that he’s consid- noting that while he won
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De Blasio is scheduled public prekindergarten
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Prescott SPD arrests two, seeking

Continued from Page 1A
felt it needed to show her
the department’s support.
a taker,” Prescott said.
“That’s hard for me. I’ve
HOW to go
■ WHO: Tammy Prescott
“I don’t know anybody
who has more heart than
one suspect for shooting
“She has done a tre- had to really adjust my-
mendous amount of things self. I’m at a point in my
■ WHAT: Bake sale and silent
auction to benefit a medical
Tammy,” Sudduth said.
“I don’t know anybody
No injuries reported from shooting
for our de-
par tment,”
life where I have to learn
to say thank you.”
■ WHEN: Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
who has dedicated more
service to others. I think
at Chandler Park apartments
W r i g h t As much as this fund- ■ WHERE: Lowndes County
Sheriff’s Office, 527 S. MLK it’s our time that we give By Alex Holloway
said. “It’s raiser means to Prescott, Drive back to her for one day.
just a small she said it’s the day to day
We need to show her love
thing we support that brings her a Starkville police have arrested
and support. If you got a
can do for a positive outlook that has person could list them all,” two men and are seeking a third in
woman who helped her fight cancer. Sudduth said. “Where dollar in your pocket that
you don’t need, give it to connection with a shooting at the
has given so Wright For the past 15 years, some people will see a Chandler Park Apartments.
much.” Prescott has worked with need out in the commu- Tammy.”
According to an SPD press re-
Wright said, though Camp Rising Sun, a sum- nity and talk about doing For Prescott, it’s her
lease, police are investigating a
Prescott is battling three- mer camp for children in something, Tammy gets faith and positive attitude
shooting incident reported Wednes-
day chemotherapy treat- remission from cancer. off her butt and she does that has helped her con- day evening at the apartments on
ments every other week, In a way, Prescott said, something.” tinue the fight. None of Reed Road. Sligh
she still steps up to the the children she has men- This summer, no mat- that would be possible, Few details of the incident are
plate whenever the depart- tored for years have pre- ter how she’s feeling, Prescott said, without currently available, but SPD Public
ment needs her. pared her for this fight. Prescott said she will be the support from those Information Officer Brandon Love-
“She will have her “Being with these kids back at CRS and has even around her. lady said no injuries were reported
treatments and then be- that are sick, and the loss visited the camp already “I have a wonderful from the shooting.
tween treatments she’ll of those over the years,” preparing for campers. work family,” Prescott Police have arrested Demar-
come down to the office Prescott said. “Those “(My treatments) make said. “I just have such a cus Sligh, 23, and Quantavious
and keep doing what she’s kids, between them and me tired, just drains the support system there. Lawrence, 26, both of Starkville,
been doing,” Wright said. my faith, have prepared energy from my body, but for four counts each of attempted Lawrence
The people I work with
“She’s worn a lot hats, and me for this. Those kids after two or three days I aggravated assault. They’re being
are my extended family.
she wears every one of are a testimony for hope bounce back,” Prescott held in the Oktibbeha County Jail
said. “Even if I’m just sit- They have been there for
them well.” and strength.” on $200,000 bond each.
Prescott isn’t used to Paula Sudduth, who ting in a chair the whole me, ever since this whole
thing started. God has SPD is searching for Dionte
being on this side of the works on the CRS board time, I’ll be at camp this Doss, 30, of Starkville. The depart-
table, often volunteering with Prescott, couldn’t summer.” put them here for me. It’s
ment has issued four attempted
for the Boys and Girls measure the impact That passion and dedi- very humbling. There’s
aggravated assault warrants for his
Club, Boy Scouts, YMCA, Prescott has had on Lown- cation for helping others, so much love there. It’s arrest.
vacation bible school and des County. Sudduth said, is what amazing to step back and SPD asks anyone with informa- Doss
more. “She’s done so many makes Prescott the per- watch every one of them tion on the incident to contact the
“I am a giver, I’m not things, I don’t know if one son she is. give from the heart.” department, at 662-323-4131, or Golden Triangle
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

Continued from Page 1A
“This is essentially nounce any potential ten-
Phase II of the Cochran ants on Wednesday.
Research Park,” said “We don’t want to steal
MSU Chief Communica- the thunder of some of Mississip-
tions Officer Sid Salter. the folks who are moving pi State
“It provides an urban set- downtown,” Salter said. University
has pur-
ting for entities that want “We want to let them an- chased
to be able to operate with nounce and do their out- Cadence
restaurants nearby, or in a reach to the community Bank in
location where their em- as part of this.” downtown
ployees can bike to work Still, Salter said the Starkville.
— that sort of stuff.” new space can be a home Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
Salter said the Re- for public or private enti-
search and Technolo- ties, and he said the uni- about what the future Starkville strengthen its
gy Corporation has a versity has wanted to fo- holds for our bank, our cli- business community.
non-disclosure agree- cus on providing space for ents and our community “I think our relation-
ment with Cadence that new startup companies. as we begin construction ship is excellent and has
prevents the university “One of the focuses is on a new, modern facility been for a while,” Spruill
from disclosing the prop- on startups whose tech on Russell Street.” said. “It’s continuing to
erty’s purchase price. has developed within the The Cadence loca- improve. We’ve gotten to
The Dispatch reported in incubator of the research tion has been in talks the point of there being
December that the build- park,” Salter said. “We’ve for sale multiple times in a seamless flow from the
ing was listed for sale for had good luck, historical- recent years, including city to the university and
$2.5 million. ly, with those firms do- in 2014-15, when the city back again. I’m hopeful
Cadence, which has miciling in the research of Starkville considered that this will continue and
occupied the bank branch park. We have outgrown purchasing it to serve as we’ll continue to have ac-
location for more than 40 what’s in Phase I. This Starkville Police Depart- tivity in the community
years, will sublet space in is a different way of do- ment’s headquarters. and downtown that will
the facility while it begins ing things, but will meet The deal, which would add to our business atmo-
construction on a new a need we’ve heard from have seen the city pur- sphere and bring more
bank located on Russell some of those companies chase the bank for $2.55 jobs.”
Street behind Comfort that want a more urban million, ultimately fell
Suites. downtown setting.” through.
Salter said some ren- In a press release, Jer- Mayor Lynn Spruill
ovation work will also ry Toney, president for said the university’s new
need to be done on the Cadence Bank in Missis- presence in Cadence,
bank, and the university sippi, said the bank was along with MSU’s maker-
estimates that could take pleased to finalize the space that opened down-
about two years. purchase of the branch. town earlier this year,
However, he said some “This speaks to the emphasizes the close
new tenants will start growth and progress of connection the city and
moving into the facili- both our organizations university have devel-
ty before that two-year and to a stronger, more oped through the years.
timeframe is up. He said vibrant Starkville,” Toney She said she expects
MSU was not ready to an- said. “We are excited it will continue to help

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sippi Department of Cor- touching a child for lust- on four separate occas-
rections with 10 years to ful purposes and one sions between September
serve and five suspended. count of sexual battery, 2016 and March 2017.
He will also spend five according to court re- The indictment does not
years on post-release su- cords.
pervision and have to reg- Burrus was indicted indicate the victim’s age,
ister as a sex offender. a year ago. According to but says Burrus “occu-
Dismissed were three the indictment, Burrus pied a position of author-
additional counts of molested a female minor ity over her.”

■ The Dispatch
incorrectly spelled the
name of an individual in
the Wednesday edition of
The Dispatch. Youlander
Johnson is the name of
the mother of Starkville
native and Hattiesburg po-
lice officer Liquori Tate,
who was killed in 2015.

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Our View
A salute to law enforcement
ach year in May, com- Lowndes County Constable us that law enforcement can will never fire their service of law enforcement has taken
munities throughout Willie “Hoot” West, 81, died be dangerous work and, often, weapon during their careers. a beating from some corners.
the country take time to from injuries sustained in May misunderstood work as well. Furthermore, that’s just the But each day, thousands of
reflect on the important work 6 car accident while on duty. Veteran law enforcement way they like it. law enforcement officers serve
our nation’s law enforcement West had served as constable officers will tell you that, for The lion’s share of a law our communities honorably,
officers perform. for an incredible 52 years. The the most part, their work enforcement officer’s work often in the face of mistrust
This week, as we observe day before his accident, Biloxi bears little resemblance to the involves the daily tedium of and unfair criticism.
National Law Enforcement police officer Robert McKei- depictions we typically see on patrol or investigation or serv- We salute our law enforce-
Week, we find the annual then, 57, and a 24-year veteran TV or in movies. And when it ing the public in general ways ment during this special
event especially poignant, of the BPD, was gunned down does, it’s widely considered to that doesn’t make compelling week for all the mundane yet
coming as it does so soon outside the Biloxi police sta- be the worst part of their work TV, but is vitally important to important work they do, and
after the death of two officers tion in a crime that shocked rather than anything glamor- the health and safety of their the grim and dangerous work
with a combined 76 years in the entire state. ous. communities. they may be called to do at a
law enforcement. Those two deaths remind The truth is, most officers In recent years, the image moment’s notice.

Letter to the editor Cartoonist view

Voice of the people
Takes issue with story
While I was pleased to see The Dis-
patch chose to cover the Airbnb issues
faced by my community, I was con-
cerned about the reporting. The article
published on May 11, 2019, “Starkville
weighing regulations for Airbnb prop-
erties,” gives the impression that you
interviewed me. In fact, you did not. In-
stead you chose to interview an out-of-
town, non-resident owner of the Airbnb
operated now on a full-time, year-round
basis directly across the street from my
home. You referred to me as a “nearby
neighbor,” when in fact, my home is a
stone’s throw from what is now func-
tionally a motel.
Because you did not interview me
(or, to my knowledge, any other actual
resident of the street) you failed to
verify any of her claims. For example,
she claims to have notified neighbors of
her intent. That is false. She did not at
any point in time ever communicate to
me that she would be placing a listing
on Airbnb much less as a year-round
Nor did you verify Ms. Arnold’s
claim to have been here for several
spring games, which I contest. I have
not seen their vehicle, or her or her hus-
band or family anywhere near the resi-
dence any time this spring, and please
remember I and my family actually live
here, again a stone’s throw away. Science and technology
Instead, you reported her need for

Engineered babies and not-so-good intentions

money for renovations of the house—a
statement that is not only self-serving
but also unverified. You also reported
her self-serving anecdote of a mother
cooking home-cooked meals in the Like the comedian in Here’s the dilemma: es. Pigs were found to have devel-
Airbnb, significantly altering the true the first episode of the Gene editing could be oped an extra vertebrae. Rabbits
character of the situation. You failed to new “Twilight Zone,” used for enormous good had enlarged tongues. Some lamb
mention the rough, loud partying well Dr. He Jiankui seemed or enormous harm. The fetuses grew so big they had to be
into the night, or the “guests” who dam- desperate to be famous. former can lead ambi- taken out of their mothers by cae-
And like that comedian, tious scientists to wrap sarian sections.
aged my property and gravely alarmed
he is confronted with the their ethically troubling What may have pushed Dr. He to
my children, whom I have raised to
question “At what cost?” work in good intentions. charge ahead was news in 2017 that
be gracious to neighbors, just as I was
The comedian’s Dr. He says used researchers at Oregon Health &
to people I thought would actually be
stakes were his soul. CRISPR-Cas9, the Science University had fixed a heart
neighbors and not motel-owners.
The stake in Dr. He’s powerful new gene condition in a viable embryo using
And you closed on her comment
actions is the future of editing tool, to make the CRISPR technology. But they
about seeing the “big picture.” Her Froma Harrop
the human race. Dr. He the embryos of a woman destroyed the embryo. Dr. He prob-
financial picture is undoubtedly bright-
(pronounced “huh”) and her husband, who ably figured that someone would
er now that she has a steady year-round
broke a hard taboo in bio research. has HIV, resistant to his infection. soon present an actual gene-edited
income advertising my “family friendly
He altered the genes of embryos Chinese law bans the use of fertility baby, and he wanted to be the first.
neighborhood” as a selling point while
and then had them implanted in a treatment using the sperm of an A group of prominent scientists
compromising neighborhood safety and
woman. Changes in embryo genes HIV-positive man. Was this brilliant from seven countries has called for
security even as she does. And as for
do not stop at one individual but scientist’s skirting of the law and a global moratorium on changing
the true big picture, I am disappointed get passed on from generation to medical ethics justified on humani- human sperm, eggs or embryos to
you chose to pluck only a few of my generation. tarian grounds? make genetically altered children.
comments but did not access in full my Implanting genetically altered Absolutely not. A fertility treat- Other panels haven’t gone that far,
public statement before the Board of human embryos is forbidden in ment can remove the HIV virus but all have agreed that this work
Aldermen on May 7. much of the world, including the from sperm. That may make the should not be done for the physical
I am encouraged by the responses U.S. and China. This is not to be Chinese law unreasonable, but the “enhancement” of people.
of Mayor Spruill and Ward 2 Alderman confused with editing the genes of couple could have gone to another Which reminds one of an old
Sistrunk, who clearly listened to and a gravely ill adult, which affects just country. In any case, a man’s desire “Twilight Zone” in which all women
understand the important points of that one person. to pass on his DNA should not su- are forced to conform to the same
the arguments that I researched and Dr. He evidently thought that persede the risks to society of cre- standard of beauty. In this version,
presented at the Board meeting, which bringing forth the first gene-edited ating genetically modified people, it’s done through mandatory plastic
did actually examine the “big picture” babies — twins delivered last Oc- especially in an unsupervised lab. surgery. “It may not happen tomor-
of the problems created by a complete- tober — would bathe him in fame, A major concern is that while sci- row,” Rod Serling intones omi-
ly unregulated, unsupervised Airbnb glory, wealth and the enduring entists may know what a particular nously, “but it happens now, in The
industry in other cities across the gratitude of his native China. Fame gene does, they’re less clear on how Twilight Zone.”
country, and how, if not addressed in is all he’s received, and not the good changing that gene will alter its in- The ability to alter genes may
Starkville can bring significant eco- kind. Calling his work “extremely teractions with other genes. These have seemed totally far out in 1964,
nomic and cultural harm to the city as abominable,” China took Dr. He into worries have grown with ongoing but here we are. Welcome to the
a whole. My research presented a wide custody. He has not been publicly work on farm animals. Twilight Zone.
range of options with varying degrees heard from since, according to a Deleting a gene called MSTN Froma Harrop, a syndicated
of restrictions that cities across the Wall Street Journal investigation. can make an animal meatier. But columnist, writes for the Providence
country have chosen to address the And fellow scientists and bioethi- offspring inheriting that resigned (Rhode Island) Journal. Her e-mail
problems. I invite you and the rest of cists are burying him in scorn. DNA have shown disturbing chang- address is
the public to read my full report on pub-
lic record at Starkville City Hall https://
It is currently available upon request
and will soon be available on their web-
site at EDITOR/PUBLISHER Mary Jane Runnels Courtney Laury Slim Smith Toma McClanahan
agendacenter. Peter Imes Luther Shields Lisa Oswalt Jan Swoope Kayla Taylor
Julie Baca Jackie Taylor Deanna Robin-
Starkville son-Pugh MAILROOM
Editor’s note: Our reporting used some Birney Imes BUSINESS OFFICE Christina Boyd William Hudson
of Ms. Baca’s statements from a public Lindsey Beck NEWS Dalen Cochran William LeJeune
Debbie Foster Isabelle Altman Anterrrio Davis Jamie Morrison
meeting and we identified those state- ADVERTISING Joseph Ellis
Mary Ann Hardy Matt Garner Anne Murphy
ments as coming from that meeting. We Amber Dumas Eddie Johnson Alex Holloway Jeffrey Gore Donta Perry
didn’t intend to imply we interviewed her. Kelly Ervin Zack Plair Katrina Guyton Tina Perry
To present both sides of the issue, we also Melissa Johnson CIRCULATION Mary Pollitz Doris Hill
spoke to an Airbnb operator. Beth Proffitt Michael Floyd Ben Portnoy Quaylon Jones
The Dispatch • Thursday, May 16, 2019 5A

Area obituaries
COMMERCIAL DISPATCH side service will be Starkville. with Raymond Spann Albert Cummings Willie Boozer
OBITUARY POLICY held at 1 p.m. Saturday Century officiating. Burial will
Obituaries with basic informa- CARROLLTON, Ala. COLUMBUS — Wil-
at Ebenezer Cemetery Hairston follow at Mt. Olive Bap- — Albert Olin Cum- lie M. Boozer, 90, died
tion including visitation and
service times, are provided
in Millport, Alabama. Funeral tist Church Cemetery. mings, 95, died May 14, May 16, 2019, at Dugan
Burial will follow at the Home is in Visitation is one hour
free of charge. Extended obitu- 2019, at Sansing Coun- Memorial Home in
aries with a photograph, de- cemetery. Lowndes Fu- charge of prior to services at the try Home in Carrollton, West Point.
tailed biographical information neral Home is in charge arrange- funeral home. Chan- Alabama. Arrangements are
and other details families may of arrangements. ments. Spencer Jr. dler Funeral Home is
wish to include, are available Mr. Strickland was Mr. Services will be at 3 incomplete and will be
in charge of arrange- announced by Memori-
for a fee. Obituaries must be born Feb. 20, 1948, in Spencer was born Feb. p.m. Saturday at East
ments. al Gunter Peel Funeral
submitted through funeral
Louisville, to the late 17, 1943, in Starkville, End Baptist Church
Mr. Williams was Home and Crematory,
homes unless the deceased’s
Ernestine and William to the late Sammie with Bill Duncan
body has been donated to born March 13, 1936, College Street location.
Strickland. He was a Spencer Sr. and Ossie officiating. Burial will
science. If the deceased’s in Lamar County,
U.S. Army veteran. Dell Parks. He was follow at Memorial
body was donated to science, Alabama, to the late
He is survived by formerly employed as Gardens. Visitation will
the family must provide official Clarence Bradley and
proof of death. Please submit his wife, Pat Adams a steel worker on the be from 6-8 p.m. Friday
Essie Ophelia Wil-
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liams. He was formerly
vided by The Commercial Dis- Wayne Strickland; He is survived by employed as a surveyor Peel Funeral Home,
patch. Free notices must be
stepchildren, Pamela his wife, Lou Doris with Weyerhaeuser and College Street location.
submitted to the newspaper
Powers Murray, David Spencer of Eupora; with General Tire. Memorial Gunter Peel
no later than 3 p.m. the day
prior for publication Tuesday Powers and Greg Pow- son, Edward Deloach In addition to his Funeral Home and Cre-
through Friday; no later than 4 ers; and sisters, Lynda of Starkville; daugh- parents, he was pre- matory, College Street
p.m. Saturday for the Sunday Strickland Gillis and ters, Jeanie Rogers of ceded in death by his location, is in charge of
edition; and no later than 7:30 MaryLynn Strickland Starkville and Lillian sister, Dean Wallace. arrangements.
a.m. for the Monday edition. Gregory. Rice of Dearborn
He is survived by his
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Heights, Michigan;
wife, Imogene “Imy” Pearlie Bluitt Robert Stumpf Jr.
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must be finalized by 3 p.m. for Dunkin of Tuscaloo- 61, died May 15, 2019,
inclusion the next day Monday May 10, 2019, at North gan and Larry Mobley Funeral Home
sa, Alabama; and one at Baptist Memorial 2nd Ave. North Location
through Thursday; and on Mississippi Medical of St. Louis, Missouri;
grandchild. Hospital-Golden Trian-
sister, Mamie John-
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with the Rev. Rufus Dunkin, Todd Shackel- Funeral Services of College St. Location
Donald Strickland Harris Sr. officiating. Redus Williams ford and Dan Richards. Columbus.
Saturday, May 18 • 3 PM
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Donald Wayne Strick- Spring Valley Cem- Redus Wayne Williams, Burial
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17, 2018, at Herman Visitation will be from at his residence. grieve Willie M. Boozer
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calls for robocall-plagued US

The volume of robocalls has risen ber 2017. That’s when the
government gave carriers
to roughly 5 billion per month, explicit, although narrow,
permission to block cer-
according to call-blocker YouMail, tain types of calls.
Many robocalls are not
from 2.7 billion in November 2017 scam calls, though, but
calls from debt collectors
By TALI ARBEL tools from their carriers and telemarketers selling
AP Technology Writer or downloading apps from insurance, cruises and
other companies to help
NEW YORK — New the like. It’s not clear if
them weed out most un-
measures by U.S. regu- carriers would automat-
wanted calls.
lators could help thwart ically block those calls,
The rising volume of
some of the billions of rob- too, said Margot Saun-
calls in the last few years,
ocalls received in the U.S. driven by how cheap and ders, senior counsel for
The Federal Communi- easy it is for scammers the National Consumer
cations Commission said to call millions of people Law Center and an expert
Wednesday that it will as well as weak enforce- on robocalls.
vote in June on whether ment, has created pres- Under the proposed
to let wireless carriers sure on Congress, regula- rules, the agency won’t re-
block spam calls by de- tors and phone companies quire carriers to provide
fault, which should mean to act. The volume of calls such services or mandate
that more spam calls are has risen to roughly 5 bil- that the tools offered are
blocked. Right now, cus- lion per month, according free. Today, some of these
tomers have to take the to call-blocker YouMail, apps cost extra money;
extra step of requesting from 2.7 billion in Novem- others are free.

‘Time for us to live for him’:

Hundreds honor slain student
Colorado teenager was killed while pects. He urged those in
attendance to be more
charging one of the two gunmen like his son and put love
and compassion for oth-
By K ATHLEEN FOODY who was a Jeep and off- ers first.
The Associated Press road vehicle enthusiast. “We love our communi-
His casket was draped ty,” Castillo said. “We’re a
H I G H L A N D S with yellow and blue flow- family of three and a little
RANCH, Colo. — Nearly
ers that represented the dog, but you know, I feel
2,000 people turned out
colors of the STEM School the love of thousands.”
Wednesday for a memo-
Highlands Ranch, and the Speaker after speaker
rial service to honor the
Colorado teenager who stage of the church where praised the young man,
was killed while charging the service was held was focusing on his character
one of the two gunmen adorned with symbols of and the accomplishments
who opened fire inside a his passion for science, of his short life. Referenc-
high school and shot nine the outdoors and his faith. es to the shooting were
people just days before His father, John Castil- few, including one by Da-
graduation. lo, said it was no surprise kota Mann, who was on
A line of Jeeps and to him and his wife, Ma- the school robotics team
trucks stretched along a ria, that their son acted with Castillo.
Highlands Ranch road- as he did on May 7, when “He died for us. Now
way ahead of the service he and two classmates it’s time for us to live for
for Kendrick Castillo, 18, disarmed one of the sus- him,” Mann said.

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Mayor Robert Smith did not re-
turn calls from The Dispatch by
press time.

‘Everyman test’
CFR officials said the department
frequently attends non city-spon-
sored events, from charity events
such as Relay for Life to grand open-
ings at businesses. Anyone who
wants to have firefighters or CFR
equipment at an event has to sched-
ule it through Public Information
Office Anthony Colom’s office, typ-
ically at least two weeks in advance,
and Assistant Chief Duane Hughes
approves of the events.
Chris Jenkins/Special to The Dispatch
Hughes said he uses the “every-
Kayla and Darrius Spraggins spray pink water from a hose connected to a
man rule” when deciding what to Columbus Fire and Rescue truck during a gender reveal party at the bingo
approve. hall on Gardner Boulevard Monday. While CFR officials say they sometimes
“If it’s something we can ethical- attend events at businesses at the request of business owners and man-
ly and legally do for any citizen, or agers, some city councilmen are concerned about public equipment being
any organization, ... used at private events.
more than likely I will
approve it,” he said. costs for the events is minimal for it appear like more water is coming
An example of the department, because the fire- from the hose.
an extravagance he fighters and vehicles being used are City Public Works Director Ca-
wouldn’t approve, he already in service in their response sey Bush did not respond to messag-
said, is going to a pri- area. es from The Dispatch requesting
vate residence to fill But city departments are having the cost of diesel fuel per gallon by
up a pool because the Hughes to cut costs after Columbus ran a press time. Hughes said it doesn’t
department couldn’t deficit of more than $1.7 million the cost CFR anything to fill the water
and wouldn’t feasibly do that for last two fiscal years. Earlier this year tanks.
every citizen. In fact, he said, fire- financial consultant Mike Crowder “We worry about any costs, but ...
fighters typically don’t go to private predicted Columbus would be more the fire department was built upon
residences except for reasons like than $338,000 in debt by October at public relations and going out and
home safety inspections, to burn current spending rates. Notable at- helping people,” Andrews said. “...
trash for residents who have a burn tempts to curb spending since that We’ve got to pay the firefighters
permit and of course on medical and prognosis include three Columbus anyway. They’re paid regardless if
fire calls. police officers who were promoted they’re responding or not so it’s not
at the beginning of the year without taking them out of service. The only
However, Hughes said, citizens
receiving the pay raises that in years thing that could probably be legiti-
may hold events such as children’s
past would have come with those mate in that ... is the fuel cost, which
birthday parties at Colom’s office,
promotions. is about two gallons. So I’m not go-
in which case a fire truck will come
Last fiscal year, CFR was over its ing to let them go when we’re in a fi-
by so that children can look at the
budget by just over $100,000, the nancial crisis, but we just can’t close
truck. Firefighters will attend
bulk of which was overtime from the door to the fire department and
events held at businesses such as
firefighters covering for other offi- say no to our citizens.”
grand openings or re-openings.
cers out of town for training or disas- Councilmen who spoke with The
In the case of the Spraggins’
ter aid. Hughes and Andrews said Dispatch said they were less con-
party, a manager at the bingo hall
this year, the department is having cerned with costs than with wheth-
contacted Colom’s office and asked
to cut costs by scaling back on some er it’s appropriate for city equipment
if firefighters could attend. In that
events. For example, CFR reduced to be used for private events. Jones
case, Hughes said, the department its presence at Market Street Festi- said if city departments participated
worked with the business, rather val earlier this month, cutting both in one private event for free, then
than the individual, which provided the number of department employ- they would have to participate in all
the pink dye and firefighters made ees and vehicles that attended. such private events they were invit-
sure it was applied only to water in Hughes and Andrews said they ed to for free.
one section of the hose and not the weren’t sure how much the gender “If you have to use city resources
750-gallon tank the truck comes reveal party may have cost CFR, but for a private event, that is something
equipped with. said fuel costs were minimal and you should not be doing,” he said.
Hughes said CFR probably at- that the attending firefighters were Box was it was an issue the city
tends similar events about five or six being paid anyway. Hughes also council should look into further.
times per year. said spraying the hose used about “I don’t think it’s a big deal, but I
two gallons of water. The Facebook think it’s a big enough deal that we
Costs video appears to show significantly (city councilmen) need to look at it,”
The department doesn’t charge more than that, which Hughes said he said.
to attend non city-sponsored events. is due to a nozzle that disperses the Dispatch reporter Amanda Lien
Both Andrews and Hughes said the water in a spray pattern that makes contributed to this report.

Building permits
Electrical; George Beavers ■ Spec; Old Wolfe Road; Con- Road; Move mobile home;
City of Columbus ■ Margaret Bobo; 1019 Moss struct s/f residence; Frye Tile Alan’s Mobile Home
May 6-9, 2019 St.; Electrical (storm damage); & Exterior ■ Kyle Taylor; 247 Donna Ln.;
■ Jay Burchfield; 1512 Gardner Jimmy Chism ■ Col. Mobile Villa; 1038 Mike Construct storage/shop; Owner
Blvd.; Reface store front; Quali- ■ Wade Wilson; 602 23rd St. Parra Road, Lot 41; Set up mo- ■ Lou Wilson; 226 Williams
ty Aluminum S.; Electrical; Vertis Lee bile home; Easley Ref. & Elec. Road; Construct storage/shop;
■ Jay Burchfield; 1512 Gardner ■ Robert McCarter; 707 15th ■ Col. Mobile Villa; 1038 Mike Owner
Blvd.; Sign; Farley Shaw St. N.; Electrical; Vertis Lee Parra Road, Lot 41; Move ■ Tonya Moore; 2245 Old Wolfe
■ Ken Smith; 323 E. Plymouth ■ D I Real Estate; 939 Alabama mobile home; Johnson Mobile Road; Set up mobile home;
Road; New single-family dwell- St.; Mechanical; Lynn Robinson Home Jessie James
ing; KDS Contracting, LLC ■ Carson Miller; 215 Bigbee ■ Col. Mobile Villa; 1038 Mike ■ Tonya Moore; 2245 Old Wolfe
■ Habitat for Humanity; 1508 Loop; Plumbing; Same Parra Road, Lot 21; Set up mo-
Road; Move mobile home;
12th Ave. N.; Electrical; Vertis ■ Swoope Real Estate; 216 bile home; Easley Ref. & Elec.
Regional Enterprise, LLC
Lee Constance Ln.; Plumbing; Leon ■ Col. Mobile Villa; 1038 Mike
■ Laura House; 112 Main St.;
■ Elite Assets, LLC; 2012 Tabor Parra Road, Lot 21; Move
Reroof s/f residence; Owner
Military Road; Electrical; Rob ■ Columbus Housing Authority; mobile home; Johnson Mobile
Malone ■ Faye McCool; 90 McCool
805 24th St. S.; Plumbing; Home
■ Jessie Petty Rentals; 911 ■ John Deloach; 14089 Hwy. Road; Set up mobile home;
Earnest Briscoe
20th St. N., Apt. A; Electrical 12 E.; Set up mobile home; Owner
■ Lynda Doughty; 115 13th St.
(storm damage); Jimmy Chism Owner ■ Faye McCool; 90 McCool
S.; Plumbing; John Caddis
■ Shannon Bowen; 803 College ■ John Deloach; 14089 Hwy. Road; Move mobile home; Pon-
St.; Electrical; George Beavers totoc Mobile Home Trans.
■ Clifford Spriggs; 204 McHall Lowndes County 12 E.; Move mobile home;
Casey Cooper ■ Tyler Riley; 11 Pearrow Dr.;
Dr.; Electrical (storm damage); May 15, 2019 ■ Sonny Sanders; 297 Artesia Remodel s/f residence; Owner
Same ■ Tony Shelton; 6895 Hwy. Road; Set up mobile home; ■ Kristy Baucom; 85 Deer Trail;
■ Riverhill Property Manage- 12 E.; Remodel s/f residence; Owner Remodel s/f residence; West
ment; 320 8th St. N., Apt. 19; Owner ■ Sonny Sanders; 297 Artesia Remodeling, LLC
THE DISPATCH n CDISPATCH.COM n Thursday, May 16, 2019

Berry helps Heritage Academy ace first test

Senior’s pitching, hitting leads Patriots to 6-1 win over
Wayne Academy in championship series opener
By Adam Minichino sissippi Association of Independent
Special to The Dispatch Schools (MAIS) Class AAA State Blayze Berry is
championship series on deck later in met at the plate
The questions kept coming for the day. by his team-
Blayze Berry on Wednesday. Berry didn’t have any trouble focus- mates after a
Earlier in the day, the standout on ing on the mound or at the plate against two run homer
the Heritage Academy baseball team Wayne Academy. in the fourth
worked his way through exams in com- The Mississippi State commitment inning of Heri-
puter applications and Spanish. The pitched a complete game four-hitter tage’s 6-1 vic-
junior right-hander felt he did “pretty and added a two-run home run to pro- tory over Wayne
good” on both, even though he admit- pel Heritage Academy to a 6-1 victory Academy. Berry
in the opening game of the best-of- pitched a 4-hit
ted it was hard to concentrate on his
See Heritage, 3B complete game.
schoolwork with Game 1 of the Mis- Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch


Canton MSU looks to

on his finish season with
‘statement’ versus
body, Gamecocks
NBA on First pitch for game one set for
6:30 p.m. at Dudy Noble

his mind
Hometown has always

After finishing the nonconference slate

25-1, No. 5 Mississippi State will conclude
Southeastern Conference play this weekend
been a motivator for against South Carolina at Dudy Noble Field.
“South Carolina is one of those teams that’s
MSU’s Weatherspoon really trying to get back to making it into the
(NCAA) tournament,” senior Marshall Gilbert
BY BEN PORTNOY said. “They’re going to give us their best shot, everything they’ve got.”

The Gamecocks (27-25, 7-20 SEC) will turn
ormer Mis-
to redshirt freshman pitcher Cam Tringali
sissippi State
in game one, which begins at 6:30 p.m. this
guard Quin-
evening. Tringali is 2-3 with a 4.22 ERA in 59
ndary Weather-
2/3 innings pitched.
spoon is never far
Junior Reid Morgan will pitch game two for
from his hometown
of Canton. See BASEBALL, 6B
Physically, it’s Weatherspoon
just 1 hour, 45 min-
utes down Mississippi Highway
25 from Starkville where Weath-
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
erspoon finished his four-year
Texas A&M Aggies guard Wendell Mitchell (11) has a shot blocked by

MUW places third

college basketball career as one Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Quinndary Weatherspoon (11) during the
of three players in MSU history to first half of the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena in this
eclipse 2,000 points. file photo. Weatherspoon is one of 66 players participating in this week’s

at Small College
Then there’s the metaphorical NBA Draft Combine in Chicago, which also includes MSU teammate Reg-
distance. gie Perry and Ole Miss’ Terrance Davis.
Bold black ink on the outside of
telephone area code. get out of there,” Weatherspoon

World Series
Weatherspoon’s right leg creates
a silhouette of the state of Mis- For Weatherspoon, it’s a con- said.
sissippi. A red star in the center stant reminder of the place that It has been roughly four years
of the inscribed map marks the raised him. since he helped Velma Jackson
“I look down at it and see High School to its third straight
geographic location of Canton.
Below the inked sketch are where I came from and it just Mississippi High School Activities Two close losses
the numbers “601” — Canton’s makes me work harder to try and Association Class 3A boys’ basket-
ball state championship.
complete Owls’ run
Weatherspoon and 65 other From Special Reports
NBA Draft hopefuls are partici-
pating in the four-day NBA Draft DUBOIS, Penn. — The Mississippi Univer-
Combine, which began Tuesday sity for Women softball team finished third in
in Chicago. the USCAA Small College World Series with
Yet as his path now shifts back-to-back losses in the semifinal round to
toward the NBA Draft, Weath- end its bid for the championship.
erspoon forever holds his home- Senior pitcher Madison Scoggin pitched
town near and dear to his heart all four games of the
— especially the friends he made tournament for a 1.08
there. earned run average on
“There’s four of us,” said 26 innings pitched. She
Kendarius Smith, Weatherspoon’s tallied 16 strikeouts
former high school teammate. with only two walks for
“And we all came from the same four earned runs and 25
background and we all grew up hits against.
together. We watched each other Senior Heidi Matthew led the Owls at the
grow up.” plate with a .429 batting average. The Coward,
Growing up in Canton, located South Carolina native played and started in all
just north of Jackson, was what it four games for 14 at-bats, six hits, two RBIs
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and three runs scored.
Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Quinndary Weatherspoon (11) drives was.
Freshman Megan James followed with a
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E.Rodriguez pitched to 3 batters in the 7th Cincinnati Chicago at San Jose, 3:30 p.m.
HBP_by Rodriguez (Blackmon). WP_Marquez. Gray 5 5 3 3 0 7 Seattle at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
Umpires_Home, Sean Barber; First, Larry Vanover; Stephenson 1 0 0 0 1 2 Columbus at Minnesota United, 8 p.m.
American League Glance Second, Dave Rackley; Third, Dan Bellino.
T_3:44. A_37,032 (37,731).
Hughes 1-3 1 1 0 0 0 D.C. United at Houston, 8:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
All Times EDT Peralta 2-3 0 0 0 0 0
East Division Sunday, May 19
W L Pct GB Brewers 5, Phillies 2 Hernandez
1 1 1 1 0 2
1 2-3 2 0 0 0 0 Cincinnati at Orlando City, 3 p.m.
Tampa Bay 26 15 .634 — Milwaukee Philadelphia Garrett W,3-1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Atlanta at New York, 5 p.m.
New York 26 16 .619 ½ ab r h bi ab r h bi Ryan pitched to 1 batter in the 8th Los Angeles FC at FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Boston 23 20 .535 4 Cain cf 3 2 1 0 McCtchn cf-lf 4 0 1 1 Umpires_Home, Roberto Ortiz; First, Dana DeMuth; Colorado at LA Galaxy, 8 p.m.
Toronto 17 25 .405 9½ Yelich rf 4 1 2 0 Segura ss 4 1 2 1 Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Ed Hickox. Wednesday, May 22
Baltimore 14 28 .333 12½ Braun lf 4 2 2 1 B.Hrper rf 4 0 1 0 T_3:27. A_17,101 (42,319). Vancouver at New York, 8 p.m.
Central Division Mstakas 3b 4 0 1 1 Hoskins 1b 4 0 1 0 Friday, May 24
W L Pct GB Aguilar 1b 4 0 1 2 Ralmuto c 4 0 2 0
Hiura 2b 4 0 0 0 C.Hrnan 2b 3 0 0 0
Astros 5, Tigers 1 LA Galaxy at Orlando City, 7 p.m.
Minnesota 27 15 .643 — Houston Detroit Atlanta at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m.
Cleveland 22 19 .537 4½ Pina c 2 0 0 0 S.Rdrig 3b 2 0 0 0 ab r h bi ab r h bi Montreal at Los Angeles FC, 10:30 p.m.
Chicago 19 22 .463 7½ Grandal c 2 0 0 0 O.Hrrra ph-cf 2 0 0 0 Sprnger rf 5 0 0 1 Goodrum 1b 4 0 0 0 Saturday, May 25
Detroit 18 23 .439 8½ Arcia ss 4 0 0 0 Gsselin lf-3b 4 0 0 0 Bregman 3b 5 1 1 1 C.Stwrt lf 4 0 0 0 New York City FC at Chicago, 3:30 p.m.
Kansas City 15 28 .349 12½ G.Gnzal p 1 0 0 0 Arrieta p 2 0 1 0 Brntley dh 3 0 0 0 Cstllns rf 4 0 0 0 FC Dallas at Vancouver, 7 p.m.
West Division Jffress p 0 0 0 0 J.Alvrz p 0 0 0 0 Correa ss 5 0 2 0 Ro.Rdri ss 4 0 0 0 D.C. United at New England, 7:30 p.m.
W L Pct GB Thames ph 1 0 0 0 N.Wllms ph 1 1 1 0 Gurriel 1b 4 0 0 0 Cndlrio 3b 4 0 0 0 New York at Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m.
Houston 29 15 .659 — Claudio p 0 0 0 0 Nicasio p 0 0 0 0 A.Diaz 2b 2 2 0 0 Joh.Hck c 3 0 0 0 Portland at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
Seattle 22 23 .489 7½ Ju.Grra p 0 0 0 0 Neris p 0 0 0 0 Reddick lf 3 1 2 0 J.Hrrsn 2b 3 0 1 0 Houston at Minnesota United, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles 20 23 .465 8½ Hader p 0 0 0 0 R.Chrns c 3 1 1 1 Dixon dh 2 0 0 0 Columbus at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Texas 18 22 .450 9 Totals 33 5 7 4 Totals 34 2 9 2 Mrsnick cf 3 0 2 2 J.Jones cf 2 1 1 1 Sunday, May 26
Oakland 19 25 .432 10 Milwaukee 103 010 000—5 Totals 33 5 8 5 Totals 30 1 2 1 Seattle at Sporting Kansas City, 6 p.m.
Tuesday’s Games Philadelphia 100 000 100—2 Houston 110 101 010—5 San Jose at Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m.
Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, ppd. E_McCutchen (2), Realmuto (3). DP_Milwaukee 2, Detroit 001 000 000—1
Cleveland 9, Chicago White Sox 0
Colorado 5, Boston 4, 11 innings
Houston 11, Detroit 4
Philadelphia 1. LOB_Milwaukee 11, Philadelphia
6. 2B_B.Harper (11). HR_Segura (3). SB_Cain (5).
S_G.Gonzalez (1).
E_Ro.Rodriguez (4), Candelario (3), Bregman (3).
DP_Detroit 2. LOB_Houston 8, Detroit 4. 2B_R.
Chirinos (9). 3B_Marisnick (1), J.Harrison (1). HR_
Tampa Bay 4, Miami 0 IP H R ER BB SO Bregman (14), J.Jones (3). CS_Brantley (2). SF_R. NHL Playoff Glance
Minnesota 4, L.A. Angels 3 Milwaukee Chirinos (3). S_Marisnick (1). All Times EDT
Kansas City 11, Texas 5 Gonzalez W,2-0 5 1-3 7 1 1 1 3 IP H R ER BB SO FIRST ROUND
Toronto 7, San Francisco 3 Jeffress H,2 1 2-3 2 1 1 0 2 Houston (Best-of-7)
Seattle 4, Oakland 3 Claudio H,10 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Verlander W,7-1 7 2 1 1 2 9 Wednesday, April 10
Wednesday’s Games Guerra H,8 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Pressly 1 0 0 0 0 2 Columbus 4, Tampa Bay 3
Hader S,11-11 1 0 0 0 0 1 Osuna 1 0 0 0 0 3 N.Y. Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT

Minnesota 8, L.A. Angels 7
N.Y. Yankees 5, Baltimore 3, 1st game Philadelphia
Arrieta L,4-4 6 5 5 4 4 5
Detroit St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1
Dallas 3, Nashville 2
San Francisco 4, Toronto 3 Soto L,0-2 2 3 2 2 2 3
N.Y. Yankees 3, Baltimore 1, 2nd game
Boston 6, Colorado 5, 10 innings
Houston 5, Detroit 1
1 2 0 0 1 2
1 0 0 0 1 1
1 0 0 0 1 1
4 3 2 1 2 2
2 2 1 1 1 0
1 0 0 0 0 0
San Jose 5, Vegas 2
Thursday, April 11
Toronto 4, Boston 1
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Thursday’s Games T_2:36. A_15,940 (41,297).
Oakland (Bassitt 1-1) at Detroit (Turnbull 2-2), 1:10 ond, Lance Barrett; Third, Ramon De Jesus. Columbus 5, Tampa Bay 1
p.m. T_3:20. A_28,129 (43,647). Nationals 5, Mets 1
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p.m. ab r h bi ab r h bi Vegas 5, San Jose 3
6 5 4 3 7 8 2 1 9
Baltimore (Straily 1-3) at Cleveland (Bauer 4-2), 6:10 Tampa Bay Miami McNeil lf 3 0 1 0 Eaton rf 3 1 1 0 Saturday, April 13 1 to place
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Toronto (Stroman 1-6) at Chicago White Sox (Covey
ab r h bi
Meadows rf 3 0 0 0 Grndrsn lf 4 0 1 0
ab r h bi Familia p 0 0 0 0 V.Rbles cf 4 2 2 1
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Washington 4, Carolina 3, OT
Nashville 2, Dallas 1, OT 1sotothat
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Pham lf 4 0 1 0 Bri.And 3b 4 0 0 0
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Minnesota (Pineda 2-3) at Seattle (Swanson 1-4), Choi 1b 4 0 1 0 N.Wlker 1b 4 0 1 0
Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 J.Soto lf 4 0 1 1
P.Alnso 1b 4 0 0 0 Kndrick 1b 4 0 2 2
Boston 4, Toronto 1
Colorado 3, Calgary 2, OT
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B.Lowe 2b 4 0 1 0 S.Cstro 2b 4 0 0 0 Cnforto rf 4 0 0 0 B.Dzier 2b 4 0 0 0 Sunday, April 14 column
containsand theeach
same3x3 box
10:10 p.m.
Friday’s Games Y.Diaz 3b 3 0 1 0 Cooper rf 3 0 2 0
Dan.Rbr 3b 1 0 0 0 Alfaro c 4 0 2 0
A.Rsrio ss 3 0 0 0 Gomes c 3 0 0 0 N.Y. Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 1
contains the same number
number 8 9 1 5 2 7 4 3 6
Tampa Bay (Snell 3-4) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 2-1), W.Ramos c 3 0 0 0 Difo ss 3 0 0 0 Columbus 3, Tampa Bay 1 only once. The difficulty
7:05 p.m. Krmaier cf 4 0 0 0 Rojas ss 2 0 1 0 Lagares cf 3 1 1 0 Corbin p 2 0 0 0 Winnipeg 6, St. Louis 3 only once. The difficulty 2 6 3 8 9 4 1 5 7
Baltimore (Bundy 1-5) at Cleveland (Rodriguez 1-2), Adames ss 2 1 1 0 Berti ss 2 0 0 0 Font p 0 0 0 0 Dlittle p 0 0 0 0 Vegas 6, San Jose 3 level increases from
7:10 p.m.
Houston (Cole 4-4) at Boston (Porcello 3-3), 7:10 p.m.
Bemboom c 2 0 2 1 R.Hrrra cf 4 0 0 0
d’Arnud ph-c 2 0 0 0 J.Urena p 2 0 0 0
Gagnon p 1 0 1 0
Bashlor p 0 0 0 0 Toronto 3, Boston 2
Monday, April 15 level increases from
Monday to Sunday. 4 7 5 1 3 6 9 2 8
Oakland (Montas 4-2) at Detroit (Norris 2-1), 7:10 p.m. Stanek p 0 0 0 0 Prado ph 1 0 0 0 T.Frzer ph-3b 1 0 0 0 Carolina 5, Washington 0 Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 5/15

St. Louis (Mikolas 4-3) at Texas (TBD), 8:05 p.m. Vlzquez ph 1 0 0 0 N.Andrs p 0 0 0 0 Totals 30 1 4 1 Totals 31 5 9 5 Nashville 3, Dallas 2
Toronto (Hudson 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Nova Beeks p 0 0 0 0 Conley p 0 0 0 0 New York 001 000 000—1 Colorado 6, Calgary 2
2-3), 8:10 p.m. Heredia ph 0 0 0 0 Gerrero p 0 0 0 0 Washington 302 000 00x—5 Tuesday, April 16
Kansas City (Keller 2-4) at L.A. Angels (Harvey 1-3), Kolarek p 0 0 0 0 H.Rmrez ph 0 0 0 0 DP_New York 1. LOB_New York 4, Washington 4. Columbus 7, Tampa Bay 3, Columbus wins series 4-0
10:07 p.m. Pagan p 1 0 0 0 2B_J..Davis (5), Rendon 2 (15), Kendrick (4). HR_V. N.Y. Islanders 3, Pittsburgh 1, N.Y. Islanders wins
Minnesota (Perez 5-1) at Seattle (Gonzales 5-2), Alvrado p 0 0 0 0 Robles (8). CS_Kendrick (1). S_Font (1). series 4-0
10:10 p.m. Roe p 0 0 0 0 IP H R ER BB SO Winnipeg 2, St. Louis 1, OT
D.Cstll p 0 0 0 0 New York Vegas 5, San Jose 0
National League Glance Totals
Tampa Bay
31 1 7 1 Totals 34 0 7 0
010 000 000—1
Font L,1-1 2 1-3 6 5 5 2 2 Wednesday, April 17
All Times EDT Gagnon 2 2-3 3 0 0 0 1 Boston 6, Toronto 4
East Division Miami 000 000 000—0 Bashlor 2 0 0 0 0 1 Dallas 5, Nashville 1
W L Pct GB DP_Miami 1. LOB_Tampa Bay 7, Miami 11. 2B_Bem- Familia 1 0 0 0 0 1 Colorado 3, Calgary 2, OT
Philadelphia 24 18 .571 — boom (1), Granderson (7), Alfaro 2 (2). CS_Meadows Washington Thursday, April 18
Atlanta 22 21 .512 2½ (1). Corbin W,4-1 8 4 1 1 1 11 Carolina 2, Washington 1
New York 20 21 .488 3½ IP H R ER BB SO Doolittle 1 0 0 0 0 2 St. Louis 3, Winnipeg 2
Washington 17 25 .405 7 Tampa Bay Umpires_Home, Cory Blaser; First, Laz Diaz; Sec- San Jose 5, Vegas 2
Miami 10 31 .244 13½ Stanek 1 0 0 0 1 1 ond, Tony Randazzo; Third, Jeff Nelson. Friday, April 19
Central Division Beeks W,3-0 3 4 0 0 0 4 T_2:28. A_29,673 (41,313). Toronto 2, Boston 1
W L Pct GB Kolarek 2-3 0 0 0 0 1
Chicago 25 15 .625 — Pagan 1
1-3 2 0 0 2 2 Yankees 5, Orioles 3, Colorado 5, Calgary 1, Colorado wins series 4-1
Saturday, April 20
Milwaukee 26 19 .578 1½ Alvarado H,5 1
1-3 0 0 0 0 1
St. Louis 23 20 .535 3½ Roe H,8 2-3 1 0 0 0 1 Game 1 Dallas 5, Nashville 3
St. Louis 3, Winnipeg 2, St. Louis wins series 4-2
Pittsburgh 21 19 .525 4 Castillo S,5-5 1 0 0 0 1 2 Baltimore New York
ab r h bi ab r h bi Washington 6, Carolina 0
Cincinnati 19 24 .442 7½ Miami
Urena L,1-6 6 6 1 1 1 2 Villar 2b-ss4 0 0 0 LMahieu 2b 4 0 0 0 Sunday, April 21
West Division Boston 4, Toronto 2
W L Pct GB Anderson 2-3 1 0 0 1 2 Smth Jr lf 4 0 0 0 Voit 1b 4 0 0 0
Conley 1
2-3 0 0 0 0 3 Mancini rf 4 1 1 1 G.Sanch c 3 1 2 1 San Jose 2, Vegas 1, 2OT
Los Angeles 29 16 .644 — Monday, April 22
Arizona 24 20 .545 4½ Guerrero 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 R.Nunez dh 4 1 1 1 C.Frzer dh 4 0 1 0
HBP_by Urena (Heredia). Rickard cf 4 0 2 0 Torres ss 4 2 2 2 Carolina 5, Washington 2
San Diego 22 21 .512 6 Dallas 2, Nashville 1, OT, Dallas wins series 4-2
Colorado 20 22 .476 7½ Umpires_Home, Pat Hoberg; First, Ryan Additon; Alberto 3b 4 1 1 0 Gardner cf 4 0 0 0
Second, Brian Knight; Third, Gerry Davis. C.Davis 1b 3 0 0 0 Urshela 3b 3 1 0 0 Tuesday, April 23
San Francisco 18 24 .429 9½ Boston 5, Toronto 1, Boston wins series 4-3
Tuesday’s Games T_3:06. A_5,947 (36,742). Wynns c 3 0 2 1 Maybin rf 3 1 1 1
Ri.Mrtn ss 2 0 0 0 Tuchman lf 3 0 1 1 San Jose 5, Vegas 4, OT, San Jose wins series 4-3
Chicago Cubs 3, Cincinnati 1
Milwaukee 6, Philadelphia 1 Braves 4, Cardinals 0 S.Wlkrs ph-2b 1 0 0 0 Wednesday, April 24
Carolina 4, Washington 3, 2OT, Carolina wins series
N.Y. Mets 6, Washington 2 St. Louis Atlanta Totals 33 3 7 3 Totals 32 5 7 5
ab r h bi ab r h bi Baltimore 110 100 000—3 4-3
Colorado 5, Boston 4, 11 innings CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
Tampa Bay 4, Miami 0 M.Crpnt 3b 2 0 0 0 Acn Jr. cf 4 1 1 0 New York 120 200 00x—5
Gldschm 1b 2 0 0 0 D.Swnsn ss 4 0 0 0 E_Mancini (1). DP_New York 1. LOB_Baltimore 3, (Best-of-7)
St. Louis 14, Atlanta 3 Thursday, April 25
Pittsburgh 6, Arizona 2 DeJong ss 4 0 1 0 F.Frman 1b 3 0 1 0 New York 4. 2B_Rickard (6), Wynns (1). HR_Mancini
Ozuna lf 4 0 0 0 Dnldson 3b 3 0 1 0 (8), R.Nunez (7), G.Sanchez (12), Torres 2 (7), May- Boston 3, Columbus 2, OT
Toronto 7, San Francisco 3 St. Louis 3, Dallas 2
L.A. Dodgers 6, San Diego 3 J.Mrtin rf 4 0 1 0 Mrkakis rf 4 1 1 0 bin (1). SB_Rickard (3).
Molina c 4 0 0 0 Riley lf 3 1 1 1 IP H R ER BB SO Friday, April 26
Wednesday’s Games Carolina 1, N.Y. Islanders 0, OT
Arizona 11, Pittsburgh 1 De.Fwlr cf 3 0 0 0 Clbrson lf 1 1 1 2 Baltimore
Wong 2b 2 0 1 0 Albies 2b 4 0 0 0 Hess L,1-5 6 6 5 4 1 6 San Jose 5, Colorado 2
San Francisco 4, Toronto 3 Saturday, April 27
Cincinnati 6, Chicago Cubs 5, 10 innings Wacha p 1 0 0 0 Flowers c 1 0 0 0 Kline 2 1 0 0 0 0
Brebbia p 0 0 0 0 Soroka p 2 0 0 0 New York Dallas 4, St. Louis 2
Milwaukee 5, Philadelphia 2 Columbus 3, Boston 2, 2OT
Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 1 Gyorko ph 1 0 0 0 Joyce ph 1 0 0 0 Happ W,3-3 5 1-3 5 3 3 0 3
Boston 6, Colorado 5, 10 innings Gllegos p 0 0 0 0 Winkler p 0 0 0 0 Ottavino H,9 1 1 0 0 0 2 Sunday, April 28
Tampa Bay 1, Miami 0 Gant p 0 0 0 0 L.Jcksn p 0 0 0 0 Kahnle H,6 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 Carolina 2, N.Y. Islanders 1
Atlanta 4, St. Louis 0 Totals 27 0 3 0 Totals 30 4 6 3 Britton H,8 1 0 0 0 0 1 Colorado 4, San Jose 3
L.A. Dodgers 2, San Diego 0 St. Louis 000 000 000—0 Chapman S,10-11 1 1 0 0 0 2 Monday, April 29
Thursday’s Games Atlanta 001 100 02x—4 Umpires_Home, Chris Guccione; First, Nic Lentz; St. Louis 4, Dallas 3
Milwaukee (Davies 4-0) at Philadelphia (Eflin 5-3), E_Wacha (1). DP_Atlanta 2. LOB_St. Louis 7, Atlanta Second, Mark Carlson; Third, Jordan Baker. Tuesday, April 30
1:05 p.m. 6. 2B_Donaldson (12). HR_Riley (1), Culberson (3). T_2:12. Columbus 2, Boston 1
SB_Acuna Jr. 2 (4). S_Wacha (3). San Jose 4, Colorado 2
N.Y. Mets (Wheeler 3-2) at Washington (Sanchez
0-6), 1:05 p.m. IP H R ER BB SO Yankees 3, Orioles 1, Wednesday, May 1
St. Louis Carolina 5, N.Y. Islanders 2
Chicago Cubs (Quintana 4-2) at Cincinnati (Castillo
4-1), 6:40 p.m. Wacha L,3-1 5 4 2 1 4 4 Game 2 Dallas 4, St. Louis 2
Brebbia 1 0 0 0 0 2 Baltimore New York Thursday, May 2
St. Louis (Wainwright 3-3) at Atlanta (Teheran 2-4), ab r h bi ab r h bi
7:20 p.m. Gallegos 1 0 0 0 0 2 Boston 4, Columbus 1
Gant 1 2 2 2 0 2 Villar ss 4 0 2 0 LMahieu 3b 4 1 1 0 Colorado 3, San Jose 0
Pittsburgh (Williams 2-1) at San Diego (Lauer 2-4), Smth Jr dh 4 0 0 0 Voit 1b 4 0 3 2
10:10 p.m. Atlanta Friday, May 3
Soroka W,4-1 7 3 0 0 3 3 Mancini rf 4 0 0 0 A.Hicks cf 4 0 0 0 Carolina 5, N.Y. Islanders 2, Carolina wins series 4-0
Friday’s Games C.Davis 1b 3 0 1 0 Torres ss 4 1 1 1
Chicago Cubs (Hamels 3-0) at Washington (Scherzer Winkler 0 0 0 0 2 0 Dallas 2, St. Louis 1
Jackson S,5-7 2 0 0 0 0 3 R.Nunez ph-1b 1 0 0 0 Morales dh 2 0 1 0 Saturday, May 4
2-4), 7:05 p.m. S.Wlkrs cf 4 1 1 0 C.Frzer rf 3 0 0 0
Colorado (Gray 3-3) at Philadelphia (Irvin 1-0), 7:05 Winkler pitched to 2 batters in the 8th Boston 4, Columbus 3
HBP_by Soroka (Carpenter). R.Ruiz 3b 3 0 2 0 Gardner lf 1 0 0 0 San Jose 2, Colorado 1
p.m. Wynns ph 1 0 0 0 Tuchman lf-rf 3 0 0 0
L.A. Dodgers (Hill 0-1) at Cincinnati (DeSclafani 2-1), Umpires_Home, Sam Holbrook; First, Manny Gonza- Sunday, May 5
lez; Second, Jim Wolf; Third, Dan Iassogna. Alberto 2b 3 0 0 1 Romine c 3 0 0 0 St. Louis 4, Dallas 1
7:10 p.m. Sverino c 2 0 0 0 T.Estrd 2b 3 1 1 0
N.Y. Mets (deGrom 3-4) at Miami (Richards 0-5), T_2:40. A_23,367 (41,149). Monday, May 6
Rickard lf 3 0 1 0 Boston 3, Columbus 0, Boston wins series 4-2
7:10 p.m.
Milwaukee (Chacin 3-4) at Atlanta (Gausman 2-3), Giants 4, Blue Jays 3 Totals 32 1 7 1 Totals 31 3 7 3 Colorado 4, San Jose 3, OT
Toronto San Francisco Baltimore 000 010 000—1 Tuesday, May 7
7:20 p.m. New York 001 100 10x—3
St. Louis (Mikolas 4-3) at Texas (TBD), 8:05 p.m. ab r h bi ab r h bi St. Louis 2, Dallas 1, 2OT, St. Louis wins series 4-3
Drury 2b 3 3 1 0 Panik 2b 3 1 1 0 E_Tauchman (1), Rickard (2). LOB_Baltimore 6, New Wednesday, May 8
San Francisco (Samardzija 2-1) at Arizona (Kelly 3-4), York 6. 2B_Rickard (7), Voit (4), T.Estrada (1). HR_
9:40 p.m. Grrr Jr 3b 3 0 0 1 Duggar rf 3 0 0 0 San Jose 3, Colorado 2, San Jose wins series 4-3
Tellez 1b 4 0 1 0 Lngoria 3b 4 0 1 0 Torres (8). CS_Villar (2), Gardner (2). SF_Alberto (2). CONFERENCE FINALS
Pittsburgh (Lyles 3-1) at San Diego (Lucchesi 3-2), IP H R ER BB SO
10:10 p.m. Jo.Dvis pr-cf 0 0 0 0 Sndoval 1b 4 0 1 1 (Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
Grichuk cf-rf 3 0 1 0 Wllmson lf 3 0 0 0 Baltimore Thursday, May 9
Dodgers 2, Padres 0 Galvis ss 4 0 2 1 B.Crwfr ss 4 1 1 1
T.Hrnan lf 4 0 0 0 Pillar cf 4 1 1 0
Cashner L,4-2
6 4 2 2 2 7
1 2 1 1 0 2
Boston 5, Carolina 2
San Diego Los Angeles Saturday, May 11
ab r h bi ab r h bi McKnney rf-1b 4 0 0 0 A.Grcia c 3 1 1 2 Castro 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 San Jose 6, St. Louis 3
G.Grcia 2b 4 0 0 0 K.Hrnan 2b 5 0 1 0 Maile c 3 0 0 0 S.Andrs p 2 0 2 0 Fry 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Sunday, May 12
F.Reyes rf 4 0 0 0 J.Trner 3b 2 0 0 0 Smoak ph 1 0 0 0 Mlancon p 0 0 0 0 New York Boston 6, Carolina 2
Machado ss 3 0 1 0 Bllnger rf 3 0 0 0 E.Jcksn p 2 0 0 0 S.Dyson p 0 0 0 0 German W,8-1 7 6 1 1 1 8 Monday, May 13
Hosmer 1b 4 0 3 0 Freese 1b 4 0 0 0 Tepera p 0 0 0 0 Austin ph 1 0 0 0 Britton H,9 1 1 0 0 0 2 St. Louis 4, San Jose 2
Renfroe lf 4 0 0 0 Seager ss 4 1 2 0 Sogard ph 1 0 0 0 Watson p 0 0 0 0 Chapman S,11-12 1 0 0 0 0 2 Tuesday, May 14
Mayza p 0 0 0 0 W.Smith p 0 0 0 0 WP_German.
A.Allen c 3 0 0 0 C.Tylor lf 3 0 1 0
A.Dckrs ph 1 0 0 0 Verdugo cf 3 1 1 0 Dan.Hds p 0 0 0 0 Umpires_Home, Chad Whitson; First, Mark Carlson;
Boston 2, Carolina 1, Boston leads series 3-0
Wednesday, May 15
France 3b 3 0 0 0 Ru.Mrtn c 4 0 1 0
Strahm p 2 0 0 0 Maeda p 3 0 2 2
32 3 5 2 Totals 31 4 8 4
101 010 000—3
Second, Jordan Baker; Third, Nic Lentz.
T_2:29. A_41,138 (47,309).
San Jose 5, St. Louis 4, OT, San Jose leads series 2-1 1 Movie pig
Thursday, May 16
Maton p 0 0 0 0 Alxnder p 0 0 0 0 San Francisco 120 001 00x—4
Wednesday’s College Boston at Carolina, 8 p.m. 5 Stadium tops
Wieck p 0 0 0 0 P.Baez p 0 0 0 0 E_Longoria (5), Sandoval (3), S.Anderson (1), McKin- Friday, May 17
Myers ph-cf 1 0 0 0 Muncy ph 1 0 0 0 ney (3). DP_Toronto 2, San Francisco 2. LOB_Toronto
Baseball Scores San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m. 10 Chosen few
5, San Francisco 6. 2B_Tellez (6), Galvis (10), Panik
Margot cf 3 0 0 0 K.Jnsen p 0 0 0 0
Stammen p 0 0 0 0 (6), Longoria (7), Sandoval (10), Pillar (7), S.Anderson EAST Saturday, May 18
x-Carolina at Boston, 7:15 p.m.
12 Like lambs
UMass Lowell 4, Siena 2
San Diego
32 0 4 0 Totals 32 2 8 2
000 000 000—0
(1). HR_B.Crawford (2), A.Garcia (1). SB_Williamson
(1). CS_McKinney (2). Wilson 3, Penn St.-Altoona 2 Sunday, May 19 13 Boston airport
TOURNAMENTS St. Louis at San Jose, 3 p.m.
Los Angeles 020 000 00x—2
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Monday, May 20 14 Joust need
E_Alexander (1), France (1). LOB_San Diego 6, Los x-Boston at Carolina, 8 p.m.
Angeles 11. 2B_Machado (6), C.Taylor (6), Ru.Martin Jackson 5 6 3 2 1 2 Florida A&M 13, Delaware St. 3, 8 innings
Savannah St. 7, Coppin St. 3 Tuesday, May 21 15 Lennon’s love
Tepera L,0-2 1 1 1 1 0 2
(2). SB_Verdugo (2). S_C.Taylor (1).
IP H R ER BB SO Mayza 1 1 0 0 0 2 Delaware St. 6, Coppin St. 5 x-San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22
16 Desk type
Southwestern Athletic Conference
San Diego
Strahm L,1-3 5 7 2 2 2 5
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 1 0
Alabama St. 11, Prairie View A&M 4 x-Carolina at Boston, 8 p.m. 18 Janitorial tool
Grambling St. 14, Alcorn St. 4, 8 innings Thursday, May 23
Maton 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Anderson 5 2 3 2 3 5
Melancon W,1-0 1 2 0 0 0 1 Texas Southern 5, Jackson St. 4, 10 innings x-St. Louis at San Jose, 9 p.m. 20 Wrath
Wieck 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Southern U. 11, Ark.-Pine Bluff 7 21 Inning count
Los Angeles
Maeda W,5-2
1 1 0 0 0 0

6 2-3 3 0 0 0 12
Dyson H,4
Watson H,8
Smith S,11-11
1 0 0 0 0 1
1 1 0 0 0 1
1 0 0 0 0 3
Henderson Bracket Transactions 23 Composer
Alexander H,6 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP_by Jackson (Panik). WP_Anderson 2. Freed-Hardeman 5, Texas Wesleyan 1, Texas Wes-
leyan eliminated
Wednesday’sMoves Rorem
Baez H,10 1 0 0 0 0 2 Umpires_Home, Adrian Johnson; First, Bill Miller; BASEBALL
Freed-Hardeman 7, Oklahoma Wesleyan 4
Jansen S,14-16 1 1 0 0 1 2 Second, Chris Conroy; Third, Doug Eddings.
T_3:01. A_31,828 (41,915). Kingsport Bracket
American League
24 Shade
Alexander pitched to 1 batter in the 8th
HBP_by Strahm (Turner), by Strahm (Verdugo).
Tennessee Wesleyan 15, Madonna 9, Madonna from Norfolk (IL) and returned him after Wednesday’s 26 Price holders
Umpires_Home, Scott Barry; First, Tripp Gibson; Diamondbacks 11, Pirates 1 eliminated doubleheader. Sent LHP Richard Bleier to Frederick
Second, Jansen Visconti; Third, Alfonso Marquez. Pittsburgh Arizona Tennessee Wesleyan 19, Webber International, 7
Lawrenceville Bracket
(Carolina) for a rehab assignment. 28 Clinic nickname
ab r h bi ab r h bi
T_3:06. A_41,671 (56,000).
A.Frzer 2b 4 0 1 0 J.Dyson cf 4 3 2 2 Georgetown (Ky.) 13, Indiana Southeast 5, IUSE
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Designated 1B Frank
Schwindel for assignment.
29 Blunders
Rangers 6, Royals 1 S.Marte cf 4 1 1 0 E.Escbr 3b 4 3 2 3 eliminated
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned INF Justin 31 Before, to bards
Texas Kansas City G.Plnco rf 3 0 0 0 Chafin p 0 0 0 0 Georgia Gwinnett 2, Georgetown (Ky.) 1, UGG ad-
Bour to Salt Lake (PCL). Selected the contract of 1B/ 5 Toy store buy 33 Half of Hispan-
ab r h bi ab r h bi Bell 1b 4 0 2 0 Y.Lopez p 0 0 0 0
Me.Cbrr lf 4 0 1 1 D.Prlta lf 3 0 0 0
Macon Bracket LHP Jared Walsh from Salt Lake. 32 Music genre 6 Egg outline iola
Choo lf 3 2 1 1 Mrrfeld rf 5 0 0 0 MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed C Mitch Garver on
Da.Sntn cf 0 0 0 0 N.Lopez 2b 5 1 2 0 Moran 3b 4 0 1 0 Swihart lf 2 1 1 2 Middle Georgia St. 9, Rio Grande 6, Rio Grande
eliminated the 10-day IL. Reinstated INF Miguel Sano from the 36 Fizzy drink 7 Making money 34 Story meanies
Crvelli c 3 0 0 0 A.Jones rf 4 2 2 1
W.Clhun dh 5 1 2 2 Mondesi ss 3 0 3 1
Mazara rf 5 0 4 0 A.Grdon lf 2 0 0 0 C.Tcker ss 3 0 0 0 K.Marte 2b 4 0 2 1 Southeastern (Fla.) 3, Middle Georgia St. 0, South- 10-day IL.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Transferred RHP Jonathan
39 In the past 8 Concert extras 35 Sheriff’s group
eastern advances
Gallo cf-lf 4 0 0 0 H.Dzier 1b 4 0 0 0
A.Cbrra 3b 4 0 1 0 Soler dh 4 0 0 0
Archer p 1 0 0 0 C.Wlker 1b 4 0 0 1
DuRapau p 0 0 0 0 Ahmed ss 3 0 1 1 Miami Gardens Bracket Loaisiga to the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Joseph
Harvey to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Added 1b/DH
40 Prologue 9 Oozed 37 War god
Odor 2b 5 0 0 0 Gterrez 3b 4 0 2 0 Elmore ph 1 0 0 0 J.Mrphy c 4 1 1 0
Strtton p 1 0 0 0 Greinke p 2 1 0 0
St. Thomas (Fla.) 7, William Jessup 5, St. Thomas
advances Kendrys Morales. Returned OF Mike Tauchman to 41 Eastern rulers 11 In transit 38 Cruise stop
Frsythe ss 3 2 2 0 Mldnado c 4 0 2 0 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Guzman 1b 4 1 2 3 B.Hmltn cf 2 0 0 0 Hirano p 0 0 0 0 William Jessup 14, Thomas (Ga.) 3, Thomas elimi-
nated TEXAS RANGERS — Placed SS Elvis Andrus on 43 Take the wheel 17 Make a choice 42 Ruin
Mathis c 4 0 0 0 C.Kelly ph-3b 1 0 0 0
Totals 37 6 12 6 Totals 33 1 9 1 Totals 32 1 6 1 Totals 35 11 11 11 Montgomery Bracket the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Wei-Chieh Huang to
Nashville (PCL). Recalled OF Willie Calhoun and LHP
44 Calendar items 19 Work wk. start
Faulkner 16, Hope International 2, Faulkner advances
Kansas City
200 102 001—6
100 000 000—1
000 000 001—1
300 410 03x—11 Hope International 6, Cent. Methodist 3, Cent. Meth- Jeffrey Springs from Nashville. 45 BLT base 22 Like tigers
DP_Texas 1, Kansas City 1. LOB_Texas 9, Kansas E_Moran (4). DP_Arizona 1. LOB_Pittsburgh 5, Ar-
izona 5. 2B_Bell (14), E.Escobar (11), Ahmed (14),
odist eliminated
Santa Barbara Bracket Pannone to Buffalo (IL). Selected the contract of RHP 46 Ascend 24 Raptors’ home
City 10. 2B_Mazara 2 (7), Forsythe 2 (11), N.Lo- Edwin Jackson from Buffalo. Claimed RHP Jimmy
pez (1). HR_Choo (5), W.Calhoun (1), Guzman (4). J.Murphy (2). HR_E.Escobar (9), Swihart (4), A.Jones Science & Arts (Okla.) 7, Westmont 4, 12 innings, Sci-
SB_Mondesi 2 (15), A.Gordon (2). CS_Odor (4). S_B. (9). SB_J.Dyson 2 (11), Greinke (1). SF_Ahmed (4). ence & Arts (Okla.) advances Cordero off waivers from Washington. Transferred 25 Summer cooler
Hamilton 2 (2). IP H R ER BB SO Westmont 9, Antelope Valley 2, Antelope Valley RHPs Matt Shoemaker and David Phelps to the 60-
day IL.
DOWN 27 Pharaoh’s

IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh
Archer L,1-3 3 2-3 4 7 6 4 5 Shreveport Bracket National League 1 Submerged symbol
Bellevue 10, York (Neb.) 4 Bellevue advances ATLANTA BRAVES — Designated LHP Jerry Blevins
Minor W,4-3 5 8 1 1 2 3 DuRapau
1-3 0 0 0 0 0
4 7 4 4 0 7 York (Neb.) 9, Columbia (Mo.) 8, Columbia (Mo.) for assignment. Reinstated LHP Jesse Biddle from 2 With no help 28 Stop
Gomez 1 0 0 0 0 0 the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Wes Parsons from
Chavez 2 1 0 0 1 3 Arizona eliminated
Williamsburg Bracket Gwinnett (IL). Placed OF Ender Inciarte on the 10-day 3 Intolerant sort 30 P look-alike
Martin 1 0 0 0 0 1 Greinke W,6-1 7 2-3 4 0 0 0 5
Kansas City Hirano 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Cumberlands (Ky.) 16, Lyon 13, Lyon eliminated IL. Called up OF Austin Riley from Gwinnett.
4 H look-alike
Lopez L,0-5 5
2-3 7 5 5 2 7 Chafin 2-3 1 1 1 1 1 Indiana Tech 6, Cumberlands (Ky.) 4, Indiana Tech
advances ias on the restricted list. Recalled RHP JT Chargois
Sparkman 3 5 1 1 0 3 Lopez 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Lovelady 1-3 0 0 0 0 0
HBP_by Lopez (Choo), by Lopez (Choo), by Spark-
Umpires_Home, Ted Barrett; First, John Tumpane;
Second, Kerwin Danley; Third, Lance Barksdale.
Soccer MIAMI MARLINS — Optioned RHP Elieser Hernan-
dez to New Orleans (PCL). Recalled LHP Jarlin Gar-
man (Cabrera). WP_Lopez.
Umpires_Home, Brian O’Nora; First, James Hoye; T_2:58. A_17,258 (48,519). Major League Soccer Glance cia from New Orleans.
NEW YORK METS — Optioned RHP Eric Hanhold to
Second, Mark Ripperger; Third, Jeff Kellogg. All Times EDT
T_3:24. A_14,572 (37,903). Reds 6, Cubs 5,
Syracuse (IL). Reinstated RHP Jeurys Familia from
the 10-day IL.
Red Sox 6, Rockies 5, 10 innings D.C. United 7 3 3 24 17 11 PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned RHP Clay
Holmes to Indianapolis (IL). Reinstated RHP Chris
Chicago Cincinnati Philadelphia 7 3 2 23 23 12
10 innings ab r h bi ab r h bi Atlanta 6 3 2 20 13 8 Archer from the 10-day IL. Sent OF Lonnie Chisenhall
to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment.
Colorado Boston Heyward rf 5 0 0 0 Senzel cf 5 1 2 0 Montreal 6 5 2 20 15 19
ab r h bi ab r h bi Bryant 1b-lf 5 0 1 0 Votto 1b 4 1 1 0 New York City FC 4 1 6 18 15 12 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Sent RHP Carlos Marti-
Blckmon rf 4 1 0 0 Bnntndi lf 4 2 2 0 J.Baez ss 5 0 1 0 Lrenzen pr 0 1 0 0 Toronto FC 5 4 2 17 22 17 nez to Springfield (TL) for a rehab assignment.
Story ss 5 0 2 2 Betts rf 5 2 3 1 Schwrbr lf 3 1 1 1 E.Sarez 3b 5 1 3 3 Columbus 5 7 1 16 12 18 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned RHP Tyler
Valaika ss 0 0 0 0 Mrtinez dh 4 1 2 3 Cntrras ph-1b 1 0 0 0 Winker lf 4 0 1 0 Chicago 4 4 4 16 19 13 Beede to Sacramento (PCL). Selected the contract of
Arenado 3b 5 0 1 0 Mreland 1b 3 0 0 0 Bote 3b 4 0 0 0 Puig rf 5 0 1 1 New York 4 5 2 14 16 14 RHP Shaun Anderson from Sacramento.
M.Rynld 1b 3 0 1 0 E.Nunez pr-2b 1 0 0 0 Almr Jr cf 4 2 2 1 Detrich 2b 4 1 2 0 Orlando City 3 5 3 12 13 17 WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Signed RHP Bryan
D.Mrphy ph-1b 2 0 0 1 Bgaerts ss 4 1 1 0 Russell 2b 4 2 2 2 R.Iglss p 0 0 0 0 Cincinnati 3 7 2 11 10 18 Bonnell to a minor league contract.
Tapia lf 5 1 1 0 Devers 3b 4 0 0 0 T.Davis c 4 0 1 0 Casali c 0 0 0 0 New England 3 8 2 11 14 31 BASKETBALL
Desmond dh 4 1 2 0 Chavis 2b-1b 5 0 2 1 Darvish p 2 0 1 0 J.Iglss ss 4 1 2 2 WESTERN CONFERENCE Women’s NBA
Dahl cf 4 0 0 1 Brdly J cf 4 0 1 0 Mntgmry p 0 0 0 0 S.Gray p 2 0 0 0 W L T Pts GF GA WNBA — Named Cathy Engelbert commissioner.
McMahon 2b 3 1 2 0 C.Vazqz c 4 0 2 0 Dscalso ph 0 0 0 1 Stphnsn p 0 0 0 0 Los Angeles FC 8 1 3 27 29 8 LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Re-signed G Riquna
Wolters c 4 1 2 1 Kntzler p 0 0 0 0 Hughes p 0 0 0 0 LA Galaxy 7 4 1 22 18 16 Williams.
Totals 39 5 11 5 Totals 38 6 13 5 Ryan p 0 0 0 0 Wa.Prlt p 0 0 0 0 Seattle 6 1 4 22 20 13 NEW YORK LIBERTY — Waived C Talia Caldwell.
Colorado 000 200 300 0—5 Edwrds p 0 0 0 0 VnMeter ph 1 0 0 0 Houston 6 2 2 20 18 11 FOOTBALL
Boston 203 000 000 1—6 Brach p 1 0 0 0 Dav.Hrn p 0 0 0 0 FC Dallas 5 4 2 17 16 14 National Football League
DP_Colorado 1. LOB_Colorado 8, Boston 10. 2B_ Peraza 2b 1 0 0 0 Minnesota United 4 4 3 15 19 18 ARIZONA CARDINALS — Promoted Quentin Harris
Arenado (11), Desmond (8), Wolters 2 (9), Betts (11), Brnhart c 4 0 0 0 Real Salt Lake 4 6 1 13 15 20 to director of player personnel, Dru Grigson to as-
Bogaerts (11). 3B_Benintendi (2). HR_Martinez (9). A.Grrtt p 0 0 0 0 Vancouver 3 6 3 12 11 15 sistant director of player personnel, Adrian Wilson
CS_Desmond (1). SF_Dahl (2). Totals 38 5 9 5 Totals 39 6 12 6 San Jose 3 6 2 11 14 22 to director of pro scouting, Chris Culmer director of
IP H R ER BB SO Chicago 020 100 110 0—5 Portland 3 6 2 11 14 22 college scouting, Josh Scobey to Western Regional
Colorado Cincinnati 100 100 120 1—6 Sporting Kansas City 2 4 4 10 19 19 scout and Nathan DiGregorio to pro scout. Named
Marquez 6 1-3 10 5 5 0 6 E_J.Iglesias (2). LOB_Chicago 5, Cincinnati 7. 2B_E. Colorado 0 9 2 2 16 30 Keegan Leyrer area scout in the West and Andrew
Dunn 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Suarez (10), Dietrich (2), J.Iglesias (8). HR_Schwar- NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Caskin scouting assistant.
Estevez 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 ber (5), Almora Jr. (3), Russell (1), E.Suarez (13), J.Ig- Wednesday, May 15 CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed LB Deshaun
Oberg 1 0 0 0 2 0 lesias (3). SB_Senzel 2 (3). SF_Descalso (1). D.C. United 0, Toronto FC 0, tie Davis.
Shaw 1 1 0 0 2 1 IP H R ER BB SO Portland 1, Houston 1, tie NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR N’Keal
Bettis L,1-3 0 2 1 1 1 0 Chicago Atlanta 1, Vancouver 0 Harry.
Boston Darvish 5 1-3 5 2 2 0 11 Orlando City at Seattle, 10:30 p.m. NEW YORK JETS — Fired general manager Mike
Rodriguez 6 9 5 5 1 10 Montgomery H,1 2-3 2 0 0 0 1 Thursday, May 16 Maccagnan. Named Adam Gase acting general man-
Barnes BS,3
2-3 1 0 0 0 1
2 1-3 0 0 0 0 4
Kintzler H,6
1 1 1 1 0 1
0 1 1 1 0 0
FC Dallas at Los Angeles FC, 10 p.m.
Saturday, May 18
ager, in addition to his duties as coach.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived S Cameron
Hembree 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 Edwards Jr. BS,2 1 1 1 1 0 1 New England at Montreal, 1 p.m. Glenn. Signed TE Levine Toilolo to a one-year con-
Workman W,3-1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Brach L,3-1 1 1-3 2 1 1 2 0 Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake, 3 p.m. tract. Log cabin
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three series at Trip Car- effort. He relied on a fast- that outing. Parker Ray (walks) had scoring position (all at pocket before it goes on
son Field. ball that clocked in the Despite the strong RBIs in a 38-pitch inning second base) against the road to try to make
“Coming in day in and mid-to-upper 80s early in showing, Berry said he that saw the Patriots send Berry, who had only two history. They agreed they
day out for pitching, you the game and remained wondered if he could du- nine men to the plate innings (fifth and sixth) will face a challenge, but
really want to put on a dominant until the final plicate his dominance against starting pitcher in which he threw more they also feel the Patriots
dominant performance,” pitch, a swing-and-miss nine days later. With all Chay Rogers. than 15 pitches. are ready for it.
Berry said, when asked third strike in the dirt day to think about the Berry provided insur- Flake said Berry and “They have their best
what the most impressive that secured his eighth game, Berry said he won- ance in the fourth when catcher Carson Hollis arms available Friday and
aspect of his evening. strikeout. dered if he would pitch he launched a two-run have “gotten better as we know they’re not go-
“The two-run bomb is big “The shame of it is you good and he tried not to home run over the ex- dance partners.” He said ing to let up,” Flake said.
because we have to keep expect it,” Heritage Acad- jinx himself. He said the tended fence in center the coaching staff and “We can’t take them for
scoring and keep adding.” emy coach Justin Flake recipe for success was a field that made it 5-0. Ray Berry have confidence
granted. That is a tough
Heritage Academy said when asked about fastball-heavy attack. capped Heritage Acade- in Hollis, an eighth-grad-
ball club. They’re going to
(26-7) can secure its first Berry’s performance. “Velocity wins games my’s scoring in the fifth er, who stepped in after
baseball state champion- “We don’t want to take it this late in the season,” with a single that scored starting catcher Seth
ship at 5 p.m. Friday when for granted. That is a guy Berry said. “If you have Putt, who singled, stole Harris was injured. With all of the ques-
the teams square off in the bigger the stage, the velocity, you’re going to second base, and went to “Hollis has done a tions answered for at
Game 2 in Waynesboro. more locked in he is.” win. I pound the zone a third base on a throwing great job,” Flake said. least one day, Berry said
If needed, Game 3 would Berry was coming off lot, so you just have to error. “The greatest compli- he and the Patriots will
follow approximately 30 a complete game one-hit- stay in the zone and fill it Wayne Academy (21- ment to give Hollis is that be prepared to take care
minutes after the first ter against arch-rival up.” 12) scored in the sixth is who Blayze wants. He of business away from
game. Starkville Academy in Heritage Academy set thanks to Jacob Castle’s receives it well. He blocks home.
Berry helped the Pa- Game 1 of that series, the tone in the bottom of RBI double that plated well. He can trust him to “It is going to be a dog-
triots get off on the right which went to three the first inning with three Colton Coxwell, who throw down in the zone.” fight,” Berry said. “They
foot thanks to an econom- games. He also struck out runs. Cole Ketchum (sin- singled. But the Jaguars Flake said it is nice to are going to give us their
ical 101-pitch (71 strikes) eight and had two hits in gle) and Carter Putt and were able to get men in have Game 1 in the team’s best shot.”

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idents — 24.8 percent of which foursome helped Velma Jack- MSU as part of coach Ben Parker, Smith and Greenwood al — a 12-game tournament
live below the poverty line — is son to heights unseen in the Howland’s first full recruit- would play on the outdoor that invites the top 64 senior
plagued with many of the prob- program’s history — winning ing class. Smith first went to court just up the road from college basketball players in
lems found in poor Mississippi three-straight state champion- Northeast Mississippi Commu- Smith’s house. the country to perform in front
towns. Residents tend to stay, ship games between 2013 and nity College before closing his The games persisted into of NBA representatives.
despite aspirations to leave. 2015. career at North Alabama. college. Each player would no- Weatherspoon averaged
Then there’s the potential “All the games that we won, Greenwood played four tify the others of their arrival a team-high 17.3 points, five
for falling into the wrong we were winning by 30 or 40,” years at Southeastern Loui- into town during breaks via rebounds, four assists and 1.7
crowd. Smith said of Velma Jackson’s siana, averaging 17.2 points group message. They would steals per game over the four-
regular season contests. “Me per game his senior year, and get on the court together as day competition, helping Sales
and Quinndary and Moses, Parker spent one season at soon as possible.
‘Something special’ we’d play the first half and then Copiah-Lincoln Community “Everybody was coming out
Systems, Ltd. take home the
By sticking together, Weath- 2019 championship.
we wouldn’t play.” College before finishing at there and competing,” Green-
erspoon, Smith, Anfernee Smith and Greenwood
In the run toward the first NAIA school Tougaloo College. wood said. “Tried to show what
Parker and Moses Greenwood have also chased profession-
title, it was a mid season win The days of playing together we learned from our college
committed themselves to al basketball aspirations of
over Madison Central that may officially have been over, and skills that we enhanced
avoiding either fate. late. Smith has been offered
Weatherspoon’s friends caught but the group had accom- over the few months that we’d
“It was something special,” contracts in Iceland, Germany
a glimpse of his transcendent plished their goal — finding a been in college.”
Greenwood said of having the and Finland, while Greenwood
talent. way out. Trash talk was generally
group to lean on in avoiding
“He went off,” Smith said. “I “We all just kept each other limited, particularly from recently hired an agent to han-
trouble. “Just knowing that all
don’t even know if he missed out of trouble, kept each other Weatherspoon. He will dish it dle his dealings.
four of us got each other’s back
a shot that game. He had like on the right path,” Smith said. out occasionally, but prefers to Where Weatherspoon will
and knowing we’re not letting
anything get between us and 33 or 35 (points) and after that “I think that’s why we are the let his play speak for itself. continue his basketball career
knowing that we have the same game he didn’t let up.” guys we are today.” “If you’re talking he’ll just remains a mystery. He’s widely
future ahead of us.” With Weatherspoon leading show you ‘I’m better than you,’” considered a second-round
It became clear by middle the way, Velma Jackson earned On to the next phase Smith said of Weatherspoon. prospect in mock drafts.
school the friends’ future its first ever MHSAA 3A state It’s late August at Yazoo It’s been nearly nine months Location aside, with basket-
would involve the hardwood. championship in 2013 with a City High School. The stifling since those unassuming scrim- ball as his guide, Canton as his
They rolled through central 45-44 win over Booneville in Mississippi summer heat has mages at Yazoo City. It’s also motivator and former team-
Mississippi competition as the title game. begun its ascent into fall. the last time Weatherspoon mates as his support system,
seventh and eighth graders Canton took notice. Four teams comprised shared the court with all three Weatherspoon is intent making
at Northeast Madison Middle “I think once we started of local players run pick-up of his high school teammates. the most of his NBA opportu-
School — so regularly that winning and things like that games in the school gym. In the weeks and months
Smith recalled the disdain the community got behind us,” Weatherspoon, Parker, Smith since, he helped MSU to its
“The way Quinn has grown
opposing squads felt for their Weatherspoon said. “It was and Greenwood represent the first NCAA tournament ap-
in front of my eyes, it’s crazy
dominance. able to give them something to Velma Jackson contingent. pearance in a decade. Weath-
do on weekdays and weekend erspoon also concluded his sort of,” Smith said. “But I can
After defeating Canton Mid- Anthony Carlyle, the
nights. I really think it helped foursome’s high school coach, career in Starkville as one of see why because I know the
dle School handily, the team
boarded the bus for home. As the community come together took a job as the head boys’ just 13 players in program his- work that he put in and I’m just
they started toward the exit, as one.” basketball coach and athletic tory to earn All-Southeastern so proud of him. I just hope I
CMS fans bombarded the bus As their final season at director at Yazoo City in July. Conference accolades three hear his name in that draft. I’m
— throwing objects toward the Velma Jackson closed with a He opened the facility for his times. going to go crazy.”
windows in disgust that their third-consecutive champion- former players. Joined by former MSU team- Ben Portnoy reports on
own middle schoolers had been ship, the senior quartet headed The pick-up games are noth- mate Aric Holman, Weather- Mississippi State sports for The
defeated. toward the college ranks. ing new. On Sundays during spoon participated in the 67th Dispatch. Follow Ben on Twitter
Once in high school, the Weatherspoon signed with their youth, Weatherspoon, annual Portsmouth Invitation- @bportnoy15.

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South Carolina. Morgan leads program history. He sits four national seed in the NCAA
the team with 80 2/3 innings strikeouts behind fifth-place tournament. That said, SEC Finalists for the 2019
pitched, boasting a 3.79 ERA in Jeff Brantley’s 1985 total of 136. tournament seeding remains DAWG NOTES: award will be announced
13 starts. Plumlee, Sunday’s sched- up for grabs. n Small and senior cen-
May 29.
Offensively, TJ Hopkins will uled starter, is coming off the MSU trails No. 4 Arkansas terfielder Jake Mangum
Mangum was also
lead the charge for the Game- longest outing for any MSU by one game in the SEC West were named semifinal-
ists for the Golden Spikes named to the SEC Commu-
cocks. He leads the team in pitcher of the season. In last standings. The Razorbacks nity Service Team Wednes-
hits, batting average and total week’s 11-5 game three win also hold the tiebreaker after Award Wednesday after-
noon. day morning after leading
bases. He also sits tied for sec- over No. 15 Ole Miss in Oxford sweeping the Bulldogs in
Since the award began MSU in community service
ond with 11 home runs and has he tossed 7 2/3 innings, giving Fayetteville. They will take on
honoring semifinalists in hours during the 2018-19
started all 52 games this year. up four earned runs on seven No. 16 Texas A&M in College
2007, just three other MSU academic year. He was a
MSU (43-10, 18-9 SEC) will hits. Station this weekend.
use its usual weekend contin- Though there are just If the SEC tournament were players have been named part of Athletics Convoca-
gent of redshirt junior Ethan three games remaining in the to begin Friday, MSU would be to the list. Will Clark is the tion and volunteered with
Small, freshman JT Ginn and regular season, the Bulldogs’ the No. 3 seed. only Bulldog to ever win Golden Triangle Outdoors,
senior Peyton Plumlee. postseason remains partially “I think one of the things the award when he did so in the Special Olympics, Bat-
Small enters the weekend unsettled. that we can do is go ahead and 1985. Rafael Palmeiro was a son Children’s Hospital and
with 132 strikeouts on the The series sweep over Ole make a statement this week- finalist in 1984. the Challenger League.
year — the sixth-best mark in Miss likely secured MSU a end,” Gilbert said.

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and a .385 on-base percentage. The Owls started off with both teams but The W broke the middle in the fifth, Bailee a run in the top of the first in-
She also played and started in outs on a fly to right field and the silence in the top of the Watts singled to right field in ning. Matthews made it to first
every game for 13 at-bats, five a strikeout looking. In the third. After the first Owls bat- the sixth, and Martin doubled on a single up the middle and
hits (including one double) for three spot, Kristen Martin sin- ter was sat down on a ground to left center in the same in- advanced to second on a wild
a team-high of three RBIs. gled for the Owls first hit and out, senior second baseman ning but it was not enough to pitch. The Coach’s Choice
In four games, the Owls only stole second. Emily Littlejohn Heidi Matthews singled to start a rally. The Owls closed Award recipient got into scor-
allowed four runs and commit- reached first on a base on balls the shortstop but gave The the game down 1-0. ing position on a fly out, then
ted no eras. The W closed the but The W’s side of the inning W a second out when she was With its first loss of a dou- came home on another wild
2019 season 24-11 for a .686 was retired on a ground out to caught stealing. Her time on ble-elimination tournament, pitch.
winning percentage. the shortstop. base was followed by a ground the Owls were forced to pick The Pomeroys collected
CLEARY 1, MUW 0 In the bottom of the inning, out to close the side of the in- up a second semi-final game in their first run of the game in
In day three of the tourna- senior pitcher Scoggin was ning. which the played St. Mary of the bottom of the third. After
ment, The W started the day back on the mound for the The Cougars found a gap in the Woods College. reaching base on a triple to left
facing the No. 1 ranked Cleary Owls. She allowed two hits the Owls defense in the fourth ST. MARY 2, MUW 1 field, St. Mary scored on a sin-
University. The Owls played before an out was made on a inning to score the only run of The W put Scoggin back on gle.
well defensively only allowing fielder’s choice. With a runner the game. A single and a dou- the mound in its second con- Both teams went scoreless
six runners to reach base but on second, The W closed the ble put runners on second and test of the day. The USCA A in the fourth inning but the
struggled to bring their own frame with an out on a popup third for Cleary and a sacrifice First Team All American held Pomeroys would score the
runners home. Both teams and Scoggin’s first strikeout of fly scored the run. St. Mary of the Woods score- game-winning run in the fifth.
were held to just five hits but the game. The W did not give up and less with one strikeout in the St. Mary got on base again with
the Cougars took down The W The second inning received kept fighting to stay in the first two innings of the game. a triple and scored the final run
in a final score of 1-0. the “three up, three down” for game. James hit a single up The Owls struck first with on another single.
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12 p.m. — Milwaukee at Philadelphia
5 p.m. — NASCAR Monster Energy Cup
Series: qualifying, Charlotte, N.C., FS1
Championship Soccer: The Final, Teams
College Baseball OR Oakland at Detroit, MLB 7:30 p.m. — NASCAR Gander Outdoor Saturday
Today’s Games 5:30 p.m. — Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Truck Series: North Carolina Education AUTO RACING
Ole Miss at Tennessee, 5:30 p.m. OR St. Louis at Atlanta (7 p.m.), MLB Lottery 200, Charlotte, N.C., FS1 12:30 p.m. — NHRA Drag Racing: Satur-
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Comics & Puzzles

Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: can get past realizes for herself that she
My longtime his discomfort. needs to do it, it won’t happen.
friend of 30 It could be a Counseling could help her, but
years, “Charlotte,” valuable learning she won’t accept it until she ad-
lives across the experience for mits to herself that she needs
country. I have him. Your support help to develop the social skills
just learned that at this time would she lacks and is willing to reach
her husband, be a tremen- out for it.
“Harold,” is trans- dous gift to this DEAR ABBY: I have been
gender and is now couple. dating my boyfriend for six
transitioning to DEAR ABBY: months, and in many ways he’s
become “Helen.” My 22-year-old a great guy. One thing that irks
ZITS When they sister is unhealth- me, though, is his tardiness.
come, they always ily fixated on a This man can’t show up
stay with us for particular cable on time to save his life. I have
several days TV channel. She arrived at his house for a date
because they will only watch only to find he has not even
can’t afford a
Dear Abby this channel arrived at his own home yet. He
hotel. My husband and is obsessed is usually 30-plus minutes late
is now very uncomfortable with with the love stories and for our get-togethers.
them staying here or being relationship movies. This goes I have brought this up
seen out in public with them. far beyond a simple “like” for many times, and at this point
Is there a way to tell Charlotte something, and I’m afraid she’s I feel like a nag, but it’s SO
to come alone and still save using it as a way to avoid de- disrespectful and rude to treat
the friendship? Or should I let veloping real relationships. She others this way. I’m annoyed to
them come and deal with my has few friends and has never the point that I may break up
husband’s feelings, which I been in a relationship. I have with him for this reason only. Is
GARFIELD think are unjust? — UNJUST IN tried to get her to stop watching my reaction well-founded? —
THE WEST it, but it never ends well. How EARLY IN OREGON
DEAR UNJUST: Talk to your can I help her move away from DEAR EARLY: Your boyfriend
husband and explain that he the television set and into the is either extremely disorganized
doesn’t have to socialize more real world? — FANTASY VS. or just plain rude. If he hasn’t
than he is comfortable with REALITY IN FLORIDA been able to change his pattern
if your friends visit. If he still DEAR F. VS. R.: Watching ro- in six months, he isn’t likely to
refuses, why don’t you and he mantic movies with guaranteed do it. You can, however, change
visit THEM this year? You could happy endings (if only life were the way you react to it.
stay in a hotel while you adjust really like that!) is your sister’s Because you know he runs
to the adjustment Harold is “safe” way of vicariously late, make your plans accord-
making. enjoying idealized relationships. ingly so you won’t be kept
I assume that your husband Continue encouraging her to waiting. However, if you can’t
and Harold were friendly before. take some risk and join the real do that, then rather than let it
Perhaps if he and Harold have world by inviting her to join you continue to stress you out, end
CANDORVILLE a chance to talk, your husband in social groups. But until she the romance.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (May person. That’s the amount of fact, you may feel like you really
16). Like a seasoned vaude- self-attention that’s appropriate. don’t know how you’re going to
villian, you’ll follow the rules of TAURUS (April 20-May 20). keep on delivering like this, but
showmanship: You’ll tell people Bring something useful to do you’ll find a way.
what you’re going to do, do it so you’re not waiting around on LEO (July 23-Aug. 22).
and then tell them what you that person who seems to get The thing that gets tedious is
did. This you’ll repeat again some sort of charge or emo- seeing, hearing and generally
and again with each new aim. tional reassurance from making experiencing what you already
Your goals become increasingly other people wait around for know all too well. Sameness
relevant to larger numbers of them. can be an irritant, even if it’s a
people, your tenacity earning GEMINI (May 21-June 21). pleasant sameness. For your
ever-greater reward. Aries and You are loved. Unfortunately, sake and everyone else’s,
BABY BLUES Cancer adore you. Your lucky the evidence of this is on the change it up.
numbers are: 4, 9, 12, 49 and subtle side today. So, you’ll VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
47. have to first believe you are You sense the truth before you
ARIES (March 21-April 19). loved in order to prime your feel like you want to know it.
Imagine your ideal best friend eyes to spot love’s proof. You could push further into the
— the one who gets you, laughs CANCER (June 22-July 22). issue, but what would be the
at your jokes, brings out your You’re stretching yourself right point? That’s a real question.
best and sees you as beautiful now, giving a bit more and differ- List the pros and cons.
no matter what. Now be that ently than you’re used to. In LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
When they say, “These are the
good old days,” what they mean
that we’ll eventually wax nos-
talgic about the very routines
that seem a little tiresome
right about now. Does knowing
BEETLE BAILEY this help you appreciate today
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Most people would rather
do what everyone else is doing
than risk being called “weird.”
You’ll do what everyone else is
doing only after you’ve decided
it’s the best way.
Dec. 21). Give compliments to
those who deserve them and
those who don’t. The ones who
deserve them will like the recog-
nition. The ones who don’t will
MALLARD FILLMORE try to grow into the praise.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). In some circumstances,
ambivalence to one thing allows
you to zero in on what really
matters. But in the case of
someone being harmed, espe-
cially someone weak, ambiva-
lence is a fault. You’ll involve
yourself appropriately.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). Success depends on
leveraging the relationships
you already have. You’ll need
to learn more about people to
FAMILY CIRCUS discover untapped talents and
optimal ways of interacting.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). Maybe the last thing the
world needs is more opinions
and advice. Certainly, other
people’s take on things will be
boring unless the people them-
selves are fascinating.

Three Men in a Boat

The Dispatch • Thursday, May 16, 2019 5B

Business moves with Mary

Goose Hollow Furniture

slated to open second location
PLUS: Starkville indoor was diagnosed with
Chiari Malformation
Once open, hours
will be Wednesday
playcenter opens in June and epilepsy. The color
ribbon for this diagno-
through Saturday
from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and

oose Hollow Furniture, 1405 sis is purple, dawning Sundays from noon to
Hwy. 45 N., will open its sec- the name of the gift 5 p.m.
ond location in Columbus. shop. Barham said she J.C. Penny General
The furniture store has been hopes the shop will Manager Scott Lan-
open in Columbus for 36 years. The open in June. caster from Starkville
second store will offer more furni- The shop will be was just awarded the
ture, mattresses and accessories. It open Monday through company’s Founder’s
will also feature a larger showcase Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 Award for 2018. With
p.m. Mary Pollitz
room than the store on Highway more than 860 J.C. Pen-
45. The new store is slated to open Over in Starkville, ny stores nationwide,
by Labor Day in the old Fred’s kids will soon have an opportuni-
Lancaster was one of 80 leaders
location in Towne Square shopping ty to play on their own version of
presented the award.
Main Street.
center on 18th Avenue. “The 2018 Founder’s Awards
In June, Alexis Bullock will open
Goose Hollow Furniture is open recipients have played a key role in
Little E’s Indoor Playcenter, giving
Monday through Friday from 9 driving the J.C. Penney business,
parents the opportunity to boost
a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 their children’s imagination. embodying our Warrior values
a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 821 C Hwy 12., the of loyalty, passion, service and
Columbus is also getting a new playcenter features a Main Street courage,” said Otis Buchanan, Gulf
tanning salon and T-shirt shop. center, with police stations, hospi- Coast regional vice president for
The Purple Ribbon, which tals, city and planning, a bank, and J.C. Penney. “The Founder’s Award
opened in Caledonia nearly a year more. Bullock said her goal is to is the Company’s highest honor,
ago, will be closer to town at 1824 give kids a safe place to be kids. recognizing leadership excellence.
Short Main St. “It’s an opportunity for them to I’m proud of our talented group
Owner Melanie Barham said come and play and just use their of associates at the J.C. Penney in
the shop offers tanning beds, vinyl imagination,” Bullock said. Starkville who earned this special
T-shirts, decals and other gift shop Bullock is already booking recognition, and look forward to an-
items. birthday parties online, so check other successful year in Starkville.”
The Purple Ribbon got its name out her website at www.starkville- Got business tips? Email them to
from Barham’s granddaughter who

Business briefs
Rhoades Baptist Golden Triangle one of only 41 in the United publicly available hospital
States to have received safety data to assign the
named Director recognized ‘Straight “A’s” for patient grades to more than 2,600
Mississippi University Baptist Memorial
safety since Leapfrog U.S. hospitals twice per
for Women student Lauren Hospital-Golden Triangle
Rhoades has achieved straight “A’s” for began grading hospitals for year. The Hospital Safety
been named the seventh consecutive patient safety in 2012. Grade’s methodology is
the new di- year in The Leapfrog Developed under the peer-reviewed and fully
rector of the Group’s Spring 2019 Hospi- guidance of a National transparent, and the results
Eudora Wel- tal Safety Grade, Expert Panel, the Leapfrog are free to the public.
ty House and Baptist-GT is the only Hospital Safety Grade
Garden in hospital in Mississippi and uses 28 measures of
Jackson. She
previously Rhoades
served as the
public assistance specialist
at the Welty House.
Rhoades worked for
two years as a FoodCorps
service member in Jackson
and led the nutrition and
garden education pro-
grams at Magnolia Speech
School and Raines Elemen-
tary School. In 2015, she
was named the FoodCorps
Mississippi State Fellow.
Her food writing has been
featured in the Jackson
Free Press and Cooking- Previously,
Rhoades worked with
school groups, developed
public programming, and
managed the Education
and Visitors Center gift
Rhoades earned
bachelor of arts degrees in
English literature, Span-
ish, and political science
from the University of
Colorado at Boulder. She is
currently working on her
MFA in creative writing at
Mississippi University for

Bank of Commerce
merges with
Peoples Bank
Bryan Thornhill,
president of Bank of
Commerce, is announc-
ing that Peoples Bank &
Trust Company is in the
process of merging with
Greenwood’s oldest bank.
The official change is set
to take place on May 1,
2019, with the transition
of all banking services
for Peoples Bank & Trust
customers to begin on
June 17, 2019. The merger
will bring the total assets
of the Bank of Commerce
to more than half-a-billion
Bank of Commerce was
founded in 1904, with Peo-
ples not too far behind in
1917, and both survived the
Great Depression. Bank
of Commerce is headquar-
ted in Greenwood and
has locations in Oxford,
Starkville, Columbus and
6B Thursday, May 16, 2019 The Dispatch
struction of the Coil
Yard and
intendent of Operations
Water Line Re- Columbus Municipal
location will be re- School District
ceived by the Lowndes 2630 McArthur Drive
Legal Notices 0010 Legal Notices 0010 County Board
Legal Notices 0010of Super- Columbus, MS 39705
Legal Notices 0010 General Help Wanted 3200 Apts For Rent: Northside 7010
visors at the offices of

OF LOWNDES COUNTY, COURT OF LOWNDES of Supervisors located Advertise 16 May 2019 Dispatch is seeking a 1 & 2 BR near hospital.
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI at 505 2nd Avenue Advertise 23 May 2019 mechanically-minded
North, Columbus, MS $595−$645 monthly.
Bid Response 03 June individual to work in its
CORR FLIGHT S., INC. IN THE MATTER OF THE 39701 until June 17, 2019 10:00 AM CST pressroom. Applicants Military discount, pet
PLAINTIFF ESTATE OF KAREN COR- 2019 at 10:00 a.m., at Bid Day 04 June 2019 must be comfortable area, pet friendly, and
NETT TOMLINSON, DE- which time the Bids re- 10:00 AM CST working around heavy furnished corporate
Easy online self-service for VERSUS CEASED ceived will be publicly machinery, adhering to apts. 24−HOUR
opened and read. The PUBLISH: 5/16 &
your classified ads available JAMES O. WILLIAMS DE- NO. 2019-PR-0053-JNS Project consists of con- 5/23/2019
tight deadlines and
must have an eye for
structing Coil Yard and
at or call FENDANT
Water Line Relocation.
detail & quality. Flexible ON SITE MAINTENANCE.

662.328.2424 CAUSE NO: 2019-0096-

Building & Remodeling 1120 hours are a must. Must
pass drug test. Email
Take down
CV2 Bids will be received for resume to

NOTICE TO CREDITORS a single prime Contract.
Bids shall be on a lump
or drop resumes off at
662−386−4446. that “for rent”
deadliNes sign and get
TION Letters Testamentary sum and/or unit price WANTED. Carpentry, 516 Main St,
have been granted and basis, with additive small concrete jobs, Columbus, MS 39701. PEAR ORCHARD APTS
THE STATE OF MISSIS- issued to Ashleigh Cor- and/or deductive altern- electrical, plumbing, No phone calls please. 2BR Townhouse−$585
(Deadlines subject to change.) SIPPI nett Pike, Executor of ate bid items as indic- roof repairs, pressure per month. W/D incl. fast results
For Placing/Canceling the Estate of Karen Cor- ated in the Bid Form. washing and mobile FIRST CUMBERLAND Great location. $200
Classified Line Ads:
TO: James O. Williams;
last known address
nett Tomlinson, de-
ceased, by the Chan- The Issuing Office for
home roof coating and
underpinning. No job
Presbyterian Church
seeks part-time secret-
processing fee & $50
application fee. Call
with an easy
829 County Road 67 cery Court of Lowndes the Bidding Documents ary to work 4 hours per
Sunday .................. Thursday 3:00 p.m. Breman, Alabama County, Mississippi, on is: Calvert-Spradling En- too small. 549−7031. day, M-F. Excellent cler- 662−328−9471 or classified ad.
Monday.................... Friday 12:00 p.m. 35033 the 29th day of April gineers, Inc.; 7085 ical, communication, 662−889−7565.
2019. This is to give no- Highway 45 North Al- and organizational skills
Tuesday.................Monday 12:00 p.m. TOM HATCHER, LLC
Wednesday ........... Tuesday 12:00 p.m.
NOTICE TO DEFENDANT tice to all persons hav- ternate, Suite 5; P.O.
ing claims against said Drawer 1078; West
Custom Construction, required. Strong com-
puter and social media
Apts For Rent: West 7050 Call today
You have been made a estate to Probate and Point, MS 39773. Pro- Restoration,
Thursday ........ Wednesday 12:00 p.m. Defendant in the suit Register same with the spective Bidders may Remodeling, Repair,
skills imperative includ-
ing experience with Mi- to place
Friday .................. Thursday 12:00 p.m. filed in this Court by Chancery Clerk of examine the Bidding Insurance claims. crosoft Office products.
Corr Flight S., Inc.,
seeking judgment
Lowndes County, Mis-
sissippi, within ninety
Documents at the Issu-
ing Office on Mondays
Licensed & Bonded.
Applicants should email
cover letter and resume
your ad.
submitted 3 business days prior to against you for debt re- (90) days from the first through Fridays during to fcpcsecretary@ Apartments
first publication date
lief, attorneys’ fees and
Court costs, and other
publication of this no- regular business hours,
tice. A failure to so Pro- and may obtain copies
Carpet & Flooring 1150
& Houses 328-2424
• All ads must be paid for in advance and are
such relief to which it
may be entitled.
bate and Register said of the Bidding Docu-
claim will forever bar the ments from the Issuing
Medical / Dental 3300 1 Bedrooms
non-refundable after the first insertion. same. Office as described be- HELP WANTED 2 Bedroooms Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
• Please read your ad on the first day of You are required to mail
or hand deliver a writ-
THIS the 29th day of
April 2019.
low. CARE CENTER OF 3 Bedrooms
publication. We accept responsibility only for ABERDEEN RENT A fully equipped
ten response to the Printed copies of the
the first incorrect insertion. Complaint filed against /s/ Ashleigh Cornett Bidding Documents may
M-F, 8A-4:30P
Furnished & camper w/utilities &
• The Publisher assumes no financial
you in this action to Pike be obtained from the Is- cable from $145/wk −
LPN 3P-11P $535/month. Columbus
responsibility for errors nor for omission of Berkley N. Huskison, Ashleigh Cornett Pike suing Office, during the CNA 6A-2P
copy. Liability shall not exceed the cost of that Esq., whose post office hours indicated above, CNA 2P-10P 1, 2, & 3 Baths & County School
upon payment of a non-
address is 1366, OF COUNSEL:
Lease, Deposit
portion of space occupied by such error. Apply in person at locations. 662−242−
Columbus, Mississippi refundable deposit of Care Center 7653 or 601−940−
• All questions regarding classified ads currently
running should be directed to the Classified
39703 and whose John W. Crowell $150.00_ for each set. DAVID’S CARPET &
505 Jackson St, & Credit Check 1397.
street address is 215 CROWELL GILLIS & Checks for Bidding Doc- UPHOLSTERY
Department. 5th Street North, Colum- COOPER, PLLC uments shall be pay- CLEANING Aberdeen
EOE Office Spaces For Rent 7300
• All ads are subject to the approval of this bus, Mississippi Post Office Box 1827 able to Calvert-Spra- 1 Room − $40
paper. The Commercial Dispatch reserves the 39701. Columbus, MS 39703- dling Engineers, Inc. 2 Rooms − $70
1827 Upon request and re- 3+ Rooms − $30 Ea
Farm Equipment & Supplies OFFICE SPACE: 2,000
right to reject, revise, classify or cancel any square feet. 294
YOUR RESPONSE MUST (662) 243-7308 ceipt of the document Rugs−Must Be Seen 4420 Apts For Rent: Other 7080
advertising at any time. BE MAILED OR DE- deposit indicated above Chubby Dr. Flexible
Car Upholstery
LIVERED NOT LATER plus a non-refundable leasing terms. Available
aUTO / PeTs
Cleaning Available 2016 CAT SKIDSTEER 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM
THAN THIRTY DAYS PUBLISH: 5/2, 5/9, & shipping charge, the Is- 299XHP HIGH FLOW apartments & now. 662−328−8254.
AFTER MAY 16, 2019, 5/16/2019 suing Office will trans- 662−722−1758
w/ mulcher & forestry townhouses. Call for
WHICH IS THE DATE OF mit the Bidding Docu- Houses For Sale: East 8200
IN THE CHANCERY ments via delivery ser- kit. <1,000 hrs, more info. 662−328−
TION OF THIS SUM- COURT OF NOXUBEE vice. The shipping General Services 1360 $73,000. 8254.
Good: 6 Days.......................$12 MONS. IF YOUR RE- COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI charge amount will de- 205−329−1790. BEAUTIFUL GARDEN
HOME. 56 Collanwood
Better: 12 Days....................$18 SPONSE IS NOT SO
pend on the shipping
method selected by the
Cove. Great
Best: 30 Days.......................$30 A JUDGEMENT BY DE- LONDON ANDERSON, a prospective Bidder. The wrinkles out of carpet 3039R w/ cab air neighborhood. East
FAULT WILL BE minor, by and through date that the Bidding and repair bad spots. conditioning plus extras. Columbus Area off
6 lines of text; addtl. lines $1 each. ENTERED AGAINST YOU her mother, and next Documents are trans-
Installation is available 340 hours. One owner. Warpath Rd.
FOR THE MONEY OR friend, ETHEL HILL PETI- mitted by the Issuing Of- 2 Bedrooms, 2 Full
TIONER fice will be considered if needed. Some tile In excellent condition.
seRVices / fiNaNcial
setting too. Call Walt, John Deere MX5 Bush Baths. Built in 2003,
DED IN THE COM- the Bidder’s date of re- 1216 sq ft. $129,500.
PLAINT. VS. ceipt of the Bidding Doc- 662−574−8134. hog. 7 ft. frontier
uments. Partial sets of 662−386−3027.
Real esTaTe / HealTH
finishing mower. 5’6"
You must also file the TROY ANDERSON, JR Bidding Documents will box blade. Set of forks
original of your Re- RESPONDENT not be available from WORK WANTED:
& a bucket. Asking Houses For Sale: New Hope
Good: 12 Days.....................$25 sponse with the Clerk of the Issuing Office. Licensed & Bonded−
$35,000 for all or will 8250
the Court within a reas- CAUSE NO.: 2018-08-B Neither Owner nor En- carpentry, painting, &
Best: 24 Days.......................$40 onable time afterward. gineer will be respons- demolition. Landscap−
sell tractor separate.
RULE 81 SUMMONS ible for full or partial 662−436−2037.
ing, gutters cleaned,
6 lines of text; addtl. lines $1 each. ISSUED under my hand sets of Bidding Docu- bush hogging, clean−up
location. Call 662−889
and seal of said Court, THE STATE OF MISSIS- ments, including Ad- work, pressure washing, FOR SALE Hay baler,
this the 13th day of SIPPI denda if any, obtained moving help & furniture rake, and cutter. Call
gaRage sales May, 2019. from sources other than Houses For Sale: Caledonia
TO: TROY ANDERSON, the Issuing Office. repair. 662−242−3608. Ernie at 662−549− 8450
8948 for more info.
Good: 1 Day.........................$10 Teresa Barksdale JR Official bid documents
CLERK OF LOWNDES 125 Beatty Road can be downloaded Estate Sales 4490 CALEDONIA HOUSE
Better: 3 Days......................$18 COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Columbus, MS from Central at
driveway, foundation, FOR SALE, 160K. 1680
Best: 6 Days.........................$34 THIS PETITION AT-
. Electronic bids can be
concrete, masonry MOVING SALE: sq. ft. Caledonia brick
BY: Ann Marie Langford home has been updated
TACHED TO THIS SUM- submitted at www.cent- restoration, remodeling, Starkville, MS.
4 lines of text; addtl. lines $1 each. Deputy Clerk DOWNTOWN 1BR −
(SEAL) MONS IS IMPORTANT For any basement foundation, Mrs. Marlene Horn and is move−in−ready!
Includes FREE Garage Sale signs. Rain AND YOU MUST TAKE questions related to the repairs, small dump Green Oaks Subdv. This large 1 bedroom Let this be your
apartment has been
on the day of your sale? Call and we will PUBLISH: 5/16, 5/23, IMMEDIATE ACTION TO electronic bidding pro- truck hauling (5−6 yd) 2105 Maple Dr. opportunity to get your
PROTECT YOUR cess, please call Cent- recently renovated. It
re-run your ad the next week FREE! & 5/30/2019 load & demolition/lot An avid collector: fine kids into the Caledonia
RIGHTS. ral Bidding at 225-810- cleaning. Burr Masonry, glass, accessories, features great natural schools. 3.3 acres with
4814. 662−242−0259. china, crystal, pottery, light, hardwood floors, no neighbors on any

eMPlOYMeNT & legals

You are summoned to painting, vintage prints, tall ceilings and access side. New paint, SS
THE FOLLOWING appear and defend Bid security shall be fur- to a shared laundry
VEHICLE HAS BEEN against said PETITION nished in accordance Lawn Care / Landscaping h/h items, OS pieces & kitchen appliances, and
room. $750 rent and
All employment and legal notices must be ABANDONED AT COREY FOR FILIATION, CHLD with the Instructions to 1470 much more! All pristine!
$750 deposit. Utilities
flooring. Metal roof,
HERRING AUTOMOTIVE, CUSTODY, AND OTHER Bidders. View @ heat pump, windows,
placed via email, phone or in-person. All 1230 GARDNER BLVD, RELIEF, at 9:00 A.M. on TERRA CARE May 17 & 18, 9a−4p. included. No pets septic system all less
other ads may be placed online. COLUMBUS, MS. the 16TH day of JULY, Sponsor: Lowndes LANDSCAPING L.L.C. May 19, 1−4p.
please. Call Peter, than 5 years old. Future
2019, in the Oktibbeha County Board of Super- 662−574−1561.

fRee BaRgaiN cOlUMN

Phone: 662−549−1878 Antiques & Collectibles, maintenance costs will
2008 Dodge Truck County Chancery Court- visors be LOW! $160,000.00.
Landscaping, Property 662−570−5686
Bargain Column ads must be submitted
house in, Starkville, By: Harry Sanders
Mississippi, and in case Title: President Clean Up, Plant Care,
Bush Hogging, Herbicide Garage Sales: East 4510
COLEMAN 662−570−5417.
of your failure to ap- Date: May 15, 2019 RENTALS
online at or in person. No IF THIS VEHICLE IS NOT pear and defend a judg- Spraying. TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
Lots & Acreage 8600
CLAIMED IT WILL BE ment can be entered Publish: May 16, 2019, 315 VIKING DR. Sat.
phone calls or emails. PUT UP FOR PUBLIC against you for the May 23, 2019 FOR YOUR Spring &
5/18 8a−until. H/h 1 BEDROOM 225 ACRES W/ HOUSE
SALE ON THE 3RD DAY money or other things goods, clothing, IN LOWNDES CO. Fron−
0 Legals 4390 Computer Equipment OF JUNE, 2019, AT demanded in the PETI- Summer lawn care dishware & more. 2 BEDROOMS tage on Hwy 50 E &
4420 Farm Equipment &
1000 Service Supplies
10:00 AM AT COREY TION FOR FILIATION, Notice of Bid needs, call Robinson 3 BEDROOMS Brewer Rd. Excellent
HERRING AUTOMOTIVE, CHLD CUSTODY, AND Lawn Service, 662−435 MOVING SALE − All developmental property.
1030 Air Conditioning & Heating 4450 Firewood 1230 GARDNER BLVD, OTHER RELIEF. The Columbus Municip- −8746. must go! 617 Sycamore LEASE, Clay, gravel & sand
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1060 Appliance Repair 4460 Flea Markets COLUMBUS, MS, al School District will re-
St. Thur−Fri, 7−6 & Sat, deposits. Will divide.
1070 Asphalt & Paving 4480 Furniture 39702. You are not required to ceive Electronic Sealed
Bids via Reverse Auc- JESSE & BEVERLY’S 7−1. Tools, upright DEPOSIT 205−799−9846 or
1090 Automotive Services file an Answer or other
1120 Building & Remodeling
4510 Garage Sales PUBLISH: 5/16, 5/23, pleadings but you may tion for the purchase of LAWN SERVICE. compressor, Full sz AND 205−695−2248.
4540 General Merchandise & 5/30/2019 do so if you desire. the following: Mowing, cleanup, Bedroom suit, section
1150 Carpeting/Flooring 4570 Household Goods landscaping, sodding, & sofa, couch & loveseat, CREDIT CHECK
1180 Childcare 4630 Lawn & Garden Issued under my hand Floor Replacement tree cutting. 356−6525. Norditrack Treadmill,
1210 Chimney Cleaning
1240 Contractors
4660 Merchandise Rentals IN THE CHANCERY
and the seal of said
Court, this the 29th day Bids will be received by
bird houses, martin 662-329-2323 Located on Kidd Rd. in
Caledonia. Ready to
4690 Musical Instruments COURT OF LOWNDES of April, 2019. an Electronic Sealed MULCHING & DEBRIS
gourds, desk, & more!
build on. Call 404−216
1250 Computer Services 4700 Satellites COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Bidding Process admin- REMOVAL −0237.
1270 Electrical 4720 Sporting Goods Mary R. Shelton istered by Southern Pro- Using Skidsteer.
Garage Sales: North 4520 2411 HWY 45 N
1300 Excavating 4750 Stereos & TV’s IN THE MATTER OF THE Noxubbe County Chan- curement Services at ht- Call for estimate, COLUMBUS, MS
1320 Fitness Training ESTATE OF ELVIN W. cery Clerk tps://southernprocure- YARD SALE Fri. 9a−3p. SUMMER SPECIAL.
4780 Wanted To Buy TAYLOR, DECEASED
662−251−3001. 1323 15th St N.
1330 Furniture Repair & Macon, Mississippi 1.75 acre lots. Good/
Refinishing 5000 Pets & Livestock on 04 June 2019 at Clothes, shoes, h/h Commercial Property For bad credit. 10% down,
5100 Free Pets
CAUSE NO.: 2019- Gwendolyn D. Graham 10:00 AM CST at which Sitting With The Sick / Elderly items & much more. Rent 7100 as low as $299/mo.
1360 General Services 0013-RPF Deputy Clerk time bidding will begin 1780
1380 Housecleaning 5150 Pets and run until Suppliers
Eaton Land. 662−361−
Garage Sales: New Hope 4530 7711.
1390 Insulation 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock SUMMONS BY PUBLICA- PUBLISH: 5/16, 5/23, have completed enter- JOB WANTED
5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming TION ing all bids. NEAR DOWNTOWN.
1400 Insurance & 5/30/2019 experienced & YARD SALE 1059 New
1410 Interior Decorators 5300 Supplies/Accessories 3,000 sq. ft. truck Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
THE STATE OF MISSIS- affordable caregiver. Hope Rd 7a−5p on 5/
5350 Veterinarians NOTICE TO VENDORS A complete bid pack- terminal, 9,500 sq. ft.
1440 Jewelry/Watch Repair SIPPI age which contains bid Any time/location. Light 17 & 5/18. New bikes− shop & 3,200 sq. ft. 1990 16X80 MOBILE
1470 Lawn Care/Landscaping 5400 Wanted To Buy The Columbus Municip- instructions and spe- housework. Call 662− 12’, 14’, 16’, 20" $30− office/shop. Buildings HOME 2BR/2BA stove,
1500 Locksmiths 6000 Financial TO: All Unknown Parties al School District will be cification response 574−5181. Request $35. Grills, lamps, & can be rented together refrigerator, dishwasher.
1530 Machinery Repair in Interest Having or accepting quotes until sheets may be ob- ref. house items. 662−328 Metal roof, screened in
6050 Business Opportunity Claiming any Legal or 10:00 a.m., June 4, tained by registering as −0094.
or separately. All w/
1560 Mobile Home Services 6100 Business Opportunity excellent access & Hwy. large front porch, small
Equitable Interest in the 2019, at Brandon Cent- a supplier at Tree Services 1860
1590 Moving & Storage Wanted Estate of ELVIN W. ral Office located at www.southernprocure- 82 visibility. 662−327− back porch, ch/a, inside
1620 Painting & Papering General Merchandise 4600 9559. remodeled in 2016.
6120 Check Cashing TAYLOR, Deceased. 2630 McArthur Drive, Choose the A&T TREE SERVICE
1650 Pest Control 6150 Insurance Columbus, MS 39705, Registration link, and Must be moved. Power
You have been made an for the items listed be- then email Bucket truck & stump FOR SALE Whitney Houses For Rent: Northside
1680 Plumbing 6200 Loans removal. Free est. Piano , good condition.
pole included. $13,225.
1710 Printing interested party in the low. Quotes will be re- vaughn@southernpro- 7110 662−549−0750.
6250 Mortgages Amended Petition for viewed at 11:00 a.m. be in- Serving Columbus $200. LG washer &
1740 Roofing & Guttering 6300 Stocks & Bonds Probate of Will in Sol- on June 4, 2019. vited to the bid event. since 1987. Senior dryer, like new. $800.
3BR/2BA. FRESH paint, Autos For Sale 9150
1770 Saws & Lawn Mowers 6350 Business for Sale emn Form filed in this Please use the term citizen disc. Call Alvin @ Call 662−549−2039. new carpet, ch/a,
1780 Sitting with Elderly/Sick Court by Rodney P. School Pictures 2019- “Floor Replacement” in 242−0324/241−4447
1790 Stump Removal 7000 Rentals Taylor, Petitioner and 2020 the subject line. "We’ll go out on a limb NORDICTRACK TREAD−
fenced yard & appl furn. 2015 AUDI A8L
QUATTRO 29,000 mi.
Executor of the Estate Vendors must include 662−251−9696.
1800 Swimming Pools 7050 Apartments for you!" MILL, very good cond,
of Elvin W. Taylor, seek- Bid #663-School Day full contact information, White w/ nugget brown
1830 Tax Service 7100 Commercial Property $300. Matching, like Houses For Rent: Other 7180 interior. Premium pkg.,
ing determination of the and Graduation Photo- including company
1860 Tree Service 7150 Houses validity of the Last Will graphs name, email address, Good Things To Eat 2150 new, teal/mauve couch, driver assist pkg., fully
1890 Upholstery 7180 Hunting Land and Testament of Elvin telephone numbers and $250, & loveseat, HOUSE NEAR MUW W/ loaded, wi−fi paid for 1
1910 Welding 7190 Land for Rent/Lease W. Taylor, Deceased, Quote specification contact person in your TOMATO HOUSE Vine− $200. Teal sectional APARTMENT. 323 13th yr. 662−256−7845.
7200 Mobile Homes and other relief to which forms and inquiries can email request. Email re- ripened hydroponic sofa w/ 2 recliners, St. N. 3 Blks from
2000 Announcements 7250 Mobile Home Spaces Petitioner may be en- be made by contacting quests will be filled tomato. Located next to good cond, $250. Cedar MUW. LR, DR, 2/3BR−
2050 Card of Thanks titled. Interested parties the Office of the Interim within 24 hours of sub- Noxubee County High chest, $60. Bookcase 2015 CHEVY IMPALA
7300 Office Spaces other than you in this mission or registration. School. 662−352−
3BA, lg den w/ fire
2100 Fraternal & Lodge Assistant Superintend- BR suite, full sz, exc place, kitchen, laundry, Blk, 4dr, 6cyl, 82k mi,
7350 Resort Rentals action are: Rodney P. ent, located at 2630
2150 Good Things To Eat 7400 River Property Taylor, Robert W. Taylor, McArthur Drive, Colum- 1270 or 662−425− cond, incl bed, dresser, outside fenced patio, showroom clean, local
Registration with South- owner, $9,990. See @
2200 In Memorial 7450 Rooms Donna Taylor Silas, bus, MS 39705, office ern Procurement Ser- 9116. chest of drawers, night screened side porch &
2250 Instruction & School 7500 Storage & Garages Richard W. Taylor. phone (662) 241-7400. vices and acceptance of stand, mattress & box work room & ATTACHED 59 Amanda Dr. in New
2300 Lost & Found the Southern Procure- Personals 2350 spring, $250. Tools, APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA, Hope Park Subdivision
7520 Vacation Rentals
2350 Personals You are summoned to The Columbus Municip- ment Services Platform various prices. 662− living room/kitchenette off of Yorkville Rd. E.
7550 Wanted to Rent appear and defend al School Board re- Agreement is not option- LOOKING FOR 386−3119. area. NO HUD. Ref. req. 662−327−3081.
2400 Special Notices 7600 Waterfront Property against the Amended serves the right to re- al and is required in or- COMPANIONSHIP A Dep. req. Pets allowed
2600 Travel/Entertainment Petition filed against ject any and/or all der to participate in this successful 67 y/o man LIVING ROOM SET
8000 Real Estate w/ extra dep. $1075/ Boats & Marine 9250
3000 Employment you in this action at quotes not meeting the bidding event. No excep- is looking for a lady in Loveseat and chaise
8050 Commercial Property 9:00 a.m. o’clock on specifications set. The tions will be made. mo. 662−386−7506.
3050 Clerical & Office their 60s, who would lounge for sale. Dark 2013 TAHOE 195
8100 Farms & Timberland the 13th day of June contract will be awar- DECKBOAT. V8 engine
3100 Data Processing/ Computer 8150 Houses - Northside 2019, in the Courtroom ded to the best quali- Specification re- like companionship & brown and teal. New, Land For Rent / Lease 7190
still covered in plastic. w/ low hours. Runs
3150 Domestic Help 8200 Houses - East of Chancellor Rodney P. fied vendors, not neces- sponses must be sub- maybe more. I love to
Faver at the Chickasaw sarily the lowest priced mitted for this bid event go to MSU athletic $550. 662−242−2884. PASTURE FOR RENT great. Ready to hit the
3170 Engineering 8250 Houses - New Hope
3200 General Help Wanted County Courthouse in vendor. and are due no later games, out to dinner, Leave a message. Approximately 5 acres. water. Located in
8300 Houses - South Okolona, Mississippi, than 04 June 2019 at church activities & Includes shelter. Starkville. Call or text
3250 Management Positions 8350 Houses - West and in case of your fail- Columbus Municipal 12:00 PM local time in more. Must be healthy, USE HAPPY JACK ® Intersection of Hwy 373 662−341−0374.
3300 Medical/Dental 8450 Houses - Caledonia ure to appear and de- School District order to be considered & Hwy 50. Call Roger
in good shape, kind, PARACIDE to control
3350 Opportunity Information 8500 Houses - Other fend a judgment will be
entered granting the re- Chris Bray, Interim As-
for this bidding oppor-
tunity. Specification Re-
outgoing & attractive. fleas & ticks on dogs & 662−574−4221. Five Questions:
3400 Part-Time 8520 Hunting Land
3450 Positions Wanted lief sought in the sistant Superintendent sponse Forms shall not We would meet first for cats. Eliminate doggy
8550 Investment Property Amended Petition. lunch or dinner. Must odor restore healthy Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
1 Barbara
contain pricing. Pricing
3500 Professional 8600 Lots & Acreage PUBLISH: 5/16/2019 & shall only be taken on- live in Columbus, coat. At Tractor Supply
3550 Restaurant/Hotel 2BR/1BA MH FOR
8650 Mobile Homes You are not required to 5/23/2019 line through the South- Starkville or West Point (
3600 Sales/Marketing 8700 Mobile Home Spaces file an answer or other ern Procurement portal. areas. Please send RENT $400/mo + $400
3650Trades pleading but you may do LOWNDES COUNTY Sporting Goods 4720 dep. Between West
8750 Resort Property so if you desire. BOARD OF SUPER- No bid shall be accep-
picture or note, phone
Point & Columbus on
3700Truck Driving 8800 River Property number included to
2 “Twilight,”
VISORS ted or considered after P.O. Box 8415, ELLIPTICAL MACHINE Hwy 50. 662−275−
4000 Merchandise 8850 Wanted to Buy Issued under my hand LOWNDES COUNTY, such scheduled time.
Columbus, MS 39705. Sole Elliptical E35 in 0666.
“New Moon,”
4030 Air Conditioners 8900 Waterfront Property and seal of said Court, MISSISSIPPI The Board of Trustees
this the 30th day of for excellent condition. Nice
4060 Antiques of the Columbus Muni-
9000 Transportation
quiet machine. $450 3BR/2BA TRAILER,
April 2019. MISSISSIPPI STEEL cipal School District re- General Help Wanted 3200
4090 Appliances 9050 Auto Accessories/Parts PROCESSING serves the right to waive 662−574−1561 New Hope school dist.
4120 Auctions 9100 Auto Rentals & Leasing LISA YOUNGER NEESE, informalities and to re- CAREGIVER NEEDED for $500/mo & $500 dep.
4150 Baby Articles CHANCERY CLERK COIL YARD AND WATER ject any/or all bids as lady w/ dementia in Ab- Business For Sale 6350 No pets, no drugs, no
9150 Autos for Sale
4180 Bargain Column 9200 Aviation
might be in the best in- erdeen. Duties include
terest of the school. mobility assistance, hy- RESTAURANT FOR
partying. Call b/w 10a−
7p. 662−386−4292. 3 Doppler
4210 Bicycles 9250 Boats & Marine P.O. Box 684 BIDS giene care, meal prep, SALE OR LEASE NO TEXT MGS.
4240 Building Materials 9300 Camper/R.V.’s Columbus, MS 39703 Chris Bray & light housework. Ap-
4 AMC Pacer
Opportunity to own/
4250 Burial Plots 9350 Golf Carts (662) 328-5800 Sealed Bids for the con- Interim Assistant Super- plicants must be in operate an established DOWNTOWN 3BR/2BA
4270 Business Furniture & 9400 Motorcycles/ATVs (SEAL) struction of the Coil intendent of Operations good, strong physical profitable strong Located at 1602 3rd
Equipment Yard and Water Line Re- Columbus Municipal shape & have reliable
9450 Trailers/Heavy Equipment Tina Fisher, D.C. location will be re- School District transportation. Hiring for customer base and Ave So, near MUW.
5 Empire
4300 Camera Equipment 9500 Trucks, Vans & Buses ceived by the Lowndes all shifts (7a-7p), (7p- excellent reputation For $400/mo, $400 dep.
2630 McArthur Drive
4330 Clothing 9550 Wanted to Buy PUBLISH: 5/2, 5/9, & County Board of Super- Columbus, MS 39705 7a) & swing shift. Paid info please email: 662−244−0070 or
4360 Coins & Jewelry 5/16/2019 visors at the offices of
Lowndes County Board Performance Dates:
weekly. 662-369-6945 662−570−3089. State Building