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After Feb. storm, Hunt Museum to move to Union


Museum head: ‘The (CMSD) board has been real cooperative with us’ M u s e u m
board president
rently being renovated in antic-
ipation of hosting the students
BY AMANDA LIEN sewing machine, and a typewrit- off the Hunt building in Feb- Johnny Johnson and after school programs for-
alien@cdispatch.com er that once belonged to Carlot- ruary. Hunt Museum volun- worried that’s merly at Hunt, to be a tempo-
ta Walls LaNair, one of the Little teers and archivists from the where all that his- rary home for at least some of
Since 2012, the R.E. Hunt tory would stay
Rock Nine who desegregated Billups-Garth Archives at the the museum’s artifacts.
Museum and Cultural Cen- for the three or
ter inside the old Hunt High Little Rock Central High School Columbus-Lowndes Public Li- “When we heard it would
more years it is
School building has played in Arkansas in 1957. brary, the Mississippi Depart- expected to take Johnson take years to get Hunt back up
host to hundreds of historical Decades of history is now ment of Archives and History to restore Hunt. to shape, we thought it would be
artifacts. Hanging on the walls inside a climate-controlled in Jackson and Mississippi Uni- Thankfully, he said, the Co- best to have a place for the mu-
and displayed around the room storage unit in Meridian, safe versity for Women scrambled to lumbus Municipal School Dis- seum in the meantime so people
were documents, letters, photo- from the elements after an salvage what was damaged by trict has opened the doors of wouldn’t lose interest,” Johnson
graphs, an old washboard and EF-3 tornado ripped the roof the storm. Union Academy, which is cur- See CMSD, 3A

Local agent SOCCER PRACTICE

details fight
against child
exploitation
LCSO investigator warns
parents to watch what
children are doing online
By ISABELLE ALTMAN
ialtman@cdispatch.com

A few years ago,


Lt. Tony Cooper of
the Lowndes County
Sheriff’s Office vis-
ited an area school
to talk to teenagers
about sex crimes and
the dangers of send-
ing inappropriate Cooper
texts and pictures through social
media.
Jennifer Mosbrucker/Dispatch Staff
He said he separated the boys Aidan Allen, left, and Ashton Brown, both 9, practice their soccer skills on Tuesday evening at the Lowndes County Soccer Com-
from the girls and gave each group plex. Mississippi University for Women soccer players Tazz Sparks and Jomaryee Brown volunteered to help the boys a few nights
separate talks, warning them it’s each week. Ashton Brown plays for the Columbus United Soccer Team, a 10-U team coached by Dave Albertson.
a felony to request or send por-
nographic photos from someone
under the age of 18, even when
they’re sent consensually between
teenagers.
“Three weeks later, I had three
of them in my office,” he said. “I
said, ‘Did y’all not hear what we told
SOCSD to consider financial incentive for math teachers
you?’ ‘Yeah, but we didn’t think you
were serious.’ They ended up with
3-year stipend program aims to minimize teacher turnover figures on turnover and
vacancies for that posi-
a felony charge on them. They were BY AMANDA LIEN thing he says will help with low teacher tion. They are going else-
exploiting an underage female that alien@cdispatch.com retention in the subject. where because of higher
was in that same school.” pay rates and signing bo-
Peasant told SOCSD board members
The story was part of a presenta- Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated nuses available to them
tion Cooper gave to the Columbus School District Superintendent Eddie during Tuesday’s regular meeting that in other districts, he said.
Rotary Club at its weekly meeting Peasant will begin researching if the math teachers for grades seven to 12 “One of our high
Tuesday at Lion Hills Center. As a district can afford to pay secondary are currently the hardest to retain in school teachers accept- Peasant
See Cooper, 8A math teachers an annual stipend, some- the district, but did not offer specific See SOCSD, 3A

Sounds of Summer concert preview


Swing Shift to take Riverwalk stage Thursday
By Victoria Cheyne you’d better be both if you want to work
vcheyne@cdispatch.com a lot.”
Swing Shift, born in a since shutdown
If you want to thrive in the music busi-
recording studio on Gardner Boulevard Swing Shift will
ness, you better know how to entertain a
crowd. around 1985, will take the stage Thursday entertain attend-
in the Sounds of Summer concert series, ees of Sounds
That’s how Johnny Coleman, lead sing- of Summer on
er and keyboardist for Swing Shift, said hosted by Columbus Main Street at The
Thursday night
he’s made it as a musician for more than Riverwalk from 7-9 p.m. from 7-9 p.m. at
50 years. Coleman said attendees can expect the Columbus
“You can be a musician and not be “a rock ‘n’ roll band masquerading as a Riverwalk.
an entertainer,” Coleman, 72, said. “But See Sounds of Summer, 8A Courtesy photo

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public


1 What future president was offered Thursday meetings
pro football contracts with the Detroit July 15: Colum-
Lions and Green Bay Packers? ■ Sounds of Sumer: Swing Shift entertains
from 7-9 p.m. at this free concert at the Co- bus-Lowndes
2 What creature did playwright Henrik
Ibsen keep as a pet on his writing lumbus Riverwalk downtown. Bring lawn chairs Convention and
desk —a tarantula, scorpion or snail? or blankets (no coolers or pets). Concessions Visitors Bureau
3 Name one of the two common available for purchase. For more information, Board regular
weeds whose leaves can be used as
Mason Hayes a diuretic. contact Main Street Columbus, 662-328-6305, meeting, 4 p.m.,
Fifth grade, Heritage Aca. 4 What university is home to over-the- or the Chamber of Commerce, 662-328-4491. CVB office
top fans called the Cameron Crazies?
95 Low 75
July 15: Lown-
5 What state has the highest annual
High number of sunny days? Saturday des County
Chance p.m. t-storm ■ Stars & Stripes Celebration: Carry on Supervisors, 9
Full forecast on Answers, 8B the celebrations as the town of Caledonia a.m., County
page 2A. presents this event starting at 6 p.m. at Ola Courthouse
J Pickett Park. Enjoy Market on Main produce
July 16: Colum-
vendors, antique car show, food, jumpers, live
Inside music by Win Wheel (8 p.m.) and a fireworks Nakesha Fleming is a drug
bus City Council
show at 10 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. regular meeting,
Classifieds 7B Food 5B and alcohol therapist at Pines
Concessions available on site; catfish plates and Cady Hill in Columbus. “My 5 p.m., Munic-
Comics 4B Obituaries 4A
Crossword 6B Opinions 6A ($10) are available by pre-order only by calling overall passion is being able to ipal Complex
140th Year, No. 103 Dear Abby 4B NATS 7A 662-251-6262. give people a voice,” she said. Courtroom

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2A Wednesday, July 10, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

Wednesday
Did you hear?
Court to Trump: Blocking Twitter
critics is unconstitutional
Appeals court said president’s daily
musings and pronouncements were
overwhelmingly official in nature
AP-NORC Poll: Many feeling
The Associated Press blocking him from a Face-
book page.
vulnerable despite economic gains
NEW YORK — Presi-
dent Donald Trump lost a
Still, the appeals court in
New York acknowledged,
Nearly four in 10 say they lack confidence in their that they’ll have enough savings for
retirement. Nearly half have little to
major Twitter fight Tues-
day when a federal appeals
not every social media ac-
count operated by a public
ability to pay an emergency expense of $1,000 no confidence.
A quarter of Americans say their
court said that his daily official is a government By JOSH BOAK Their anxiety is among the con- expenses are rising faster than their
musings and pronounce- account, and First Amend- and EMILY SWANSON sequences of the economic expan- incomes. Just 11 percent say their
ments were overwhelm- ment violations must be The Associated Press
sion, which has benefited the most salaries have outpaced their costs.
ingly official in nature and considered on a case-by- affluent far more than it has others. (The rest say their incomes have
that he violated the First case basis. WASHINGTON — Americans
The richest Americans now hold a largely kept pace with expenses.)
Amendment whenever he “The irony in all of this are generally satisfied with their
greater share of the nation’s wealth Many older Americans have
blocked a critic to silence a is that we write at a time in personal finances, but many lack
than they did before the Great Re- managed to build financial securi-
viewpoint. the history of this nation confidence in their ability to afford
retirement, an emergency expense cession began in 2007. ty through home ownership and
The effect of the 2nd U.S. when the conduct of our
or even their daily living costs. Housing and college costs have traditional pensions, which most
Circuit Court of Appeals government and its officials
Roughly two-thirds, 67 percent, imposed a much heavier strain on employers have now phased out.
decision is likely to rever- is subject to wide-open, ro-
describe their financial situation as today’s young adults than they did About three-quarters of those ages
berate throughout politics bust debate,” Circuit Judge
generally good, up slightly from 62 on older generations. And four de- 60 and over report feeling good
after the Manhattan court Barrington D. Parker wrote
warned that any elected of- percent who said so at the start of cades of sluggish pay growth have about their financial situations.
on behalf of a three-judge
ficial using a social media the year, according to a survey by depressed starting salaries for By contrast, four in 10 Ameri-
panel.
account “for all manner of The Associated Press-NORC Cen- people who are beginning their ca- cans under 30 describe their finan-
The debate generates
official purposes” and then a “level of passion and in- ter for Public Affairs Research. reers. cial situation as poor. Half say they
excluding critics violates tensity the likes of which Their brighter economic outlook Nearly four in 10 Americans say doubt their ability to handle an un-
free speech. have rarely been seen,” the reflects in part a decade-long U.S. they lack confidence in their abili- planned bill — twice the proportion
“The government is not court’s decision read. economic expansion that is now the ty to pay an emergency expense of people ages 60 and older.
permitted to ‘amplify’ fa- “This debate, as uncom- longest on record. The expansion of $1,000. At the same time, only “Millennials are on a much low-
vored speech by banning or fortable and as unpleasant has slashed unemployment, revived about 1 in 10 say it’s very likely they er path of wealth-building than
burdening viewpoints with as it frequently may be, is the housing market and boosted wouldn’t pay the bill at all, even if their older predecessors,” said Reid
which it disagrees,” the ap- nonetheless a good thing,” overall household wealth. But some it meant taking a loan, relying on Cramer, director of the millennials
peals court said. the 2nd Circuit added. “In groups, especially young adults, a credit card or borrowing money initiative at the New America Foun-
Because it involved resolving this appeal, we racial minorities and the poor, say from relatives. dation, a Washington-based think
Trump, the ruling is get- remind the litigants and they remain financially insecure. Just two in 10 are very confident tank.
ting more attention than the public that if the First
a January decision by the Amendment means any-
4th U.S. Circuit Court of thing, it means that the
Appeals that found a Vir- best response to disfavored
ginia politician violated the speech on matters of public
First Amendment rights of
one of her constituents by
concern is more speech,
not less.” Expert: Mississippi’s wet climate could be tough for hemp
Director of state Bureau of Plant Industry spoke during Andy Gipson said at the
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Starkville, MSU renew fire protection agreement


MSU to pay city more, will no longer for fire ser-
vice with
we get a new truck and
allows us more resourc-
is a much cleaner contract
and I think both the city
have to purchase fire trucks fees and an es for meeting whatever
needs might arise.”
and Mississippi State will
benefit from having that.”
a g re ement
By Slim Smith Chief Charles Yarbrough to purchase Beyond the change in Mississippi State
ssmith@cdispatch.com during its July 2 board a fire truck the fees, Sistrunk said the spokesman Sid Salter
meeting. for the city new agreement will be said the new contract is
Mississippi State Uni- easier for both the univer- similar to that which the
“I think this is going every 15- Sistrunk Yarbrough Salter
versity is officially out of sity and city to navigate. University of Mississippi
to work a lot better for to-20 years,
the firetruck buying busi- “When the contract has with the city of Ox-
ness, but will pay more for both parties,” Ward 2 Al- said Yarbrough. the fees go up incremen-
derman Sandra Sistrunk Under the new agree- tally — from $400,000 in was put in place decades ford.
fire protection after the ago, Starkville had three “We have historically
university and the city of said. “It was really well ment, the university’s 2020 to $650,000 in 2023.
past time to have a new fees will go up, but it will Yarbrough said the or five paid firemen. Ev- supported the concept of
Starkville approved a new erything else was volun- mutually beneficial fire
inter-local agreement for agreement, so I’m happy not be required to pur- new contract allows the
teer. As the years went by, protection and believe
fire protection service. we were able to work with chase fire trucks in the department more re-
the contract was amended this new contract is the
The Starkville Board the university to get this future. sources and flexibility.
so many times that it was next logical step in that
of Aldermen voted unan- done.” This year, the univer- “This is just a better
hard to get through. This relationship,” Salter said.
imously to approve the Under the original sity’s fire service fee was way to do things,” Yar-
new agreement on the agreement, the universi- $295,597. brough said. “It gives
recommendation of Fire ty compensated the city Beginning next year, us more control of when

CMSD
Continued from Page 1A
said. “And the (CMSD) have it ready by the begin- Emergency Management
board has been real co- ning of the school year.” Agency and Mississippi
operative with us as far as Meanwhile, CMSD still Department of Archives
getting it together.” has not put a price tag on and History officials to
There are currently no the repairs needed for work out the most effi-
fixed plans for the location Hunt to be restored. His- cient and sensible way to
or opening date of the re- toric preservation stan-
manage construction on
located museum. Johnson dards are contributing to
Labat Spears
that delay. the Hunt building. CMSD
and other museum board
said. “And then someone Because Hunt is a Mis- board members hope to
members will meet with
CMSD Superintendent said to me, if we put every- sissippi Landmark, cer- choose an architect by
Cherie Labat next month thing in storage for how- tain specific measures mid-August.
to decide how much space ever long it takes to repair must be taken to rebuild “We’re meeting with
the museum needs. the building, that’s not the building back accord- FEMA (Tuesday) and
“We won’t be able to really a museum. So we’re ing to the standards of we’re doing a walk-
display everything, but working to find it a place its time. That requires, through of Hunt later this
we’ll be able to display at Union Academy along among other things, an week,” Labat said. “It’s a
a lot of it,” Johnson said. with the students.” architect with experience slow process. I gave a pro-
“And since kids will be The Union Academy restoring historic build-
jection of January for con-
in the building, they can building in Columbus, ings and a lot of patience,
struction beginning and
learn from that history. which hasn’t been used as said CMSD Board Presi-
an educational facility in dent Jason Spears. the FEMA representative
And it’s important history, laughed. The (MDAH)
too. They need to know it. 10 years, is on track to be “We really can’t quan-
open this August in time tify the cost of repairs or representative didn’t
That’s what this museum
for the 2019-20 school even the cost of contract- laugh, but he did say I was
is about.”
year. In her monthly re- ing until we hear from being optimistic. So it’s
port to the CMSD board architects,” he said. “We definitely going to be a cdispatch.com
A long, slow process of trustees Monday night, have a draft of a (request long process.”
When working with Labat told board members for quotations) going out
other administrators to the final steps have been and we’re requesting bids
find a place for the 25 Co- taken to prepare the build- from architects with ex-
lumbus Success Academy ing for students, teachers perience with historical
(alternative school) stu- and personnel. buildings, but there’s no
dents displaced after the “The wiring for alarms, specific timeline or cost
Feb. 23 storm damaged internet and the intercom for the actual construction
Hunt, Labat admitted she, were installed today,” she yet.”
at first, overlooked the said. “The flooring is go- Labat said she, along
museum. ing in this week and then with Spears and other
“I completely forgot all we have left is to finish members of CMSD ad-
about the museum that the plumbing and finally, ministration, have been
was in the school,” she paint. We’re on track to meeting with the Federal

SOCSD
Continued from Page 1A
ed a position (in the dis- told The Dispatch after “If we see it working
trict) and then declined the meeting. “How much in one arena, I definitely
it because they received it can be or should be. think there’s something
a $3,000 signing bonus at ... We’re just wanting to there for Armstrong,”
another district,” he said. attract, hire and retain Prince said.
“That’s why I want to look quality teachers. Math is Peasant said that sup-
at a plan to create a sti- an area of shortage in this plemental pay or an annu-
pend for these teachers. state and in the district al stipend to Armstrong
... This is an issue that’s and we feel like putting teachers is something
only going to grow. It’s something in place to at- he wants to consider, but
hard to compete with our tract those teachers is im- only after the Partnership
neighbors.” portant.” School with Mississippi
Columbus Municipal Board Vice President State University — a cam-
School District is one that Debra Prince said, though pus intended for grades
offers a $3,000 signing bo- the board did not need to 6-7 expected to open in
nus to incoming math and vote for Peasant to begin fall 2020 — is open and
science teachers, an ini- his research, she was “in- operational.
tiative it began this school terested” in the idea. “I think our ideas of
year. “If it’s something to as- taking burdens off teach-
Rather than offer a sist with retention, I think ers with this school will
one-time signing bonus, it’s worth seeing what we work out,” he said. “But
though, Peasant will con- can do,” she said. they’re still middle school
sider offering a consistent kids, and it is worth look-
stipend — ideally funded Possibility of expansion ing at giving incentives to
by federal dollars — to If the annual stipend the teachers there.”
math teachers at the end for math teachers shows Board President John
of each school year for results, Peasant and the Brown asked Peasant if
three years, he said. board may consider ex- math is the only subject
“Teachers would know panding it to incentivize where teachers are in
that is the amount they teachers across the dis- short supply. While sci-
will receive and that they trict. ence and special educa-
will receive it over a peri- Most specifically, tion teachers are also top-
od of three years,” he said. Prince said, she would ping the list of teachers
“Over three years, that like to consider paying a SOCSD needs to hire and
will eclipse the amount similar stipend to teach- retain, Peasant said math
offered at neighboring ers at Armstrong Middle remains the area that is
districts.” School, the only school in most lacking.
At the end of the three- the district with climbing “Math is a difficult sub-
year period, Peasant said teacher turnover rates. ject to learn and to teach,”
he would look at teacher At the end of the 2018-19 he told The Dispatch.
retention and determine if school year, 28 teachers “While we do also need
the stipend contributed to left Armstrong Middle qualified science and
a decline in teacher turn- School, according to special education teach-
over. numbers provided by the ers, our main focus is on
The board did not vote district to The Dispatch, math in seventh through
on the matter, though sev- though subject matter 12th grades. ... Things
eral members voiced their was neither requested nor like (an annual stipend)
approval of the idea. specified in those docu- help potential teachers
“The main thing we’ll ments. The year before, understand the need and,
be looking at is the cost 17 teachers did not renew we hope, will help fill the
of the stipend,” Peasant their contracts. shortage.”
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Area obituaries Celebration of Life


David Lewis Butts Sr.
Emma Hawkins born Oct. 17, 1955, in Shawn Parker officiat- Memorials may be
COLUMBUS — St. Louis, Missouri, to ing. Burial will follow made to The Lottie
Emma M. Hawkins, the Juliaphine Collier at Friendship Ceme- Moon Mission Offer-
73, died July 9, 2019, at and the late Joseph tery. Visitation is one ing, c/o First Baptist Our dad, brother, husband,
Baptist Memorial Hos- McQueen. He was hour prior to service at Church, P.O. Box uncle, cousin, dearest friend
pital-Golden Triangle. formerly employed as a First Baptist Church. 829, Columbus, MS, and great salesman, David
Arrangements are painter. Memorial Gunter Peel 39703; or the American “Dave” Lewis Butts, Sr., left
incomplete and will be In addition to his Funeral Home and Cre- Macular Degeneration the building without warning
announced by Carter’s mother, he is survived matory, College Street Foundation, P.O. Box and much too early – but he
Funeral Services of by his sisters, Cheryl location is entrusted 515, Northampton, MA, never was one to make a fuss
Columbus. C. Smith and Tina with arrangements. 01061-0515. about long good byes. He
Collier, both of Jackson; passed away in the wee hours

Mary Church
and brothers, Douglas
Dorothy Isaac Collier of Mt. Vernon,
of Monday, June 24th, but we’d
STARKVILLE — like to remember his passing as
Illinois and Dwight the 23rd, the day he renewed his faith in Jesus
Dorothy Jean Isaac,
Collier of Gonzales, Christ, asked forgiveness of his sins, spent the
60, died July 4, 2019, in Mary Carolyn Church, known as Carolyn by
Louisiana. day with dear friends, and told his family again
Columbus. everyone who loved her, peacefully went home to
Services will be at God on June 28, 2019, after her long battle with how much he loved them.
11 a.m. Thursday at Mac McCarty Alzheimer’s. David was born on May 23, 1954 in Wiesbaden,
Second Baptist Church COLUMBUS — She was born in Columbus, Mississippi, on Germany during his Dad’s tour of duty at the Air
in Starkville. Burial Melton Lawrence October 19, 1940. Force European Command. He is preceded in
will follow at Sessums “Mac” McCarty Sr., 88, She is preceded in death by her husband, death by his parents, Geoffrey and Ruth (Usry)
Community Cemetery. died July 9, 2019, at his Arthur Findley; and parents, Frank Charles Butts, Sr. and was the youngest of three. His
Visitation is from 1-7 residence. Patrick and Flora Malone Patrick (Brown). family’s Air Force travels took him to Austin,
p.m. today at West Me- Services are 11 She is survived by her son, Patrick Scott Atlanta, Bermuda, finally his best “tour of duty,”
morial Funeral Home. a.m. Saturday at First Perkins; grandchildren, Laurelin Perkins-Tobias, Columbus, Mississippi where he met many of his
West Memorial Funeral Baptist Church with Tiffany Hux, Christian Perkins, Sierra Perkins lifelong friends. He attended Millsaps College,
Home of Starkville is and Jacob Whitesell; 2 brothers, Charles and received his undergraduate degree in accounting
in charge of arrange- Dennis Patrick; 1 sister, Florence; and numerous from Mississippi State University, and his MBA
ments. other family members. from the University of Georgia.
She is survived by She cared deeply for her family and her work Although he had a business background,
her brother, Henry as a paralegal. She was an active church goer her David was a salesman at heart. His 40 years in
Isaac Jr. entire life. She found a loving church community sales started with his college summer job selling
at Dawson United Methodist Church, where she encyclopedias door-to-door for Southwestern
Kenneth Collier played the organ and piano. She will be loved and Publishing. Upon receiving his MBA, he joined
STARKVILLE — missed by all of her family and everyone who the sales force of CalComp, a maker of digital
Kenneth Collier, 63, became like family during her final years. graphic plotters, managed a personnel agency in
died July 6, 2019, in Please join family and friends in celebrating Atlanta, but his life-long sales opportunity came
Starkville. the memories of her joyous life. A Graveside his way in 1992 when he joined Virginia-based
Services will be at 11 Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July Core Engineered Solutions, where he served as
Benjamin Reid Sr. 8, 2019, at El Paso Cemetery, Derby KS. Baker Vice President/Sales, until his death. Company
a.m. Friday at Century Visitation:
Hairston Funeral Home Saturday, July 13 • 1-2 PM Funeral Home has been entrusted with the President Frank Evans shared this, “Dave excelled
Chapel, with the Rev. Memorial Gunter Peel arrangements. in supporting engineers, contractors and facility
Funeral Home
Ozell Landfair offici- Services: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to managers in designing systems to store/transfer
ating. Visitation will Saturday, July 13 • 2 PM the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org. fuel vital for mission-critical emergency power
Memorial Gunter Peel systems. He was the consummate professional
be from noon-5 p.m. Funeral Home Chapel Paid Obituary - Baker Funeral Home
Thursday at the funeral Burial and was well known and respected throughout

Johnnie LeGette
Memorial Gardens the engineering community and government
home. Century Hair- of Columbus
ston Funeral Home of 2nd Ave. North Location officials within the Department of Defense and
Starkville is in charge county and municipal management throughout
of arrangements. Mac McCarty The family of Ms. Johnnie Murphy LeGette, Northern Virginia. He will be greatly missed by
Mr. Collier was Visitation: age 76, will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. all.”
Saturday, July 13 • 10-11 AM
until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the While working in his mother’s hometown of
First Baptist Church
Services: residence of Steve and Gail Brown, 1561 Dublin Atlanta, he met Brooklynite Barbara Millwater,
Saturday, July. 13 • 11 AM
Eastman Road. and in November 1985 he and Barbara were
First Baptist Church
Burial Ms. LeGette was born November 30, 1942, in blessed with beautiful daughter Amanda Ann.
Friendship Cemetery Brooksville, Mississippi. She was the daughter of True to the love of a father, when Amanda Ann
College St. Location moved with her mother to Pennsylvania, David
After-school fun: the late J.T. Murphy and Virginia Gillis Murphy.
moved to DC to be closer to his daughter. Love
She was also preceded in death by her husband,
Boys and Girls Club Jim Roe Brantley; son, Andrew LeGette; and found him again in the form of a Minnesotan lady,
244-7090 siblings, Jeanette Murphy Pritchard and Buddy Nancy Pierce, whom he married and in October
Murphy. Ms. LeGette passed away Monday, July 1992 once again was blessed with a beautiful
memorialgunterpeel.com daughter named after her two grandmothers,
8, 2019, at Serenity Hospice in Dublin.
Ms. LeGette is survived by her son, Scott Katja Ruth Butts. In July of 1995, their son, an
LeGette of Dexter; by daughter, Dabney (Mike) undeniable David “mini-me,” was welcomed into
Cannon of Loganville, Georgia; by grandchildren, this world, David “Beau” Butts.

Karen Hicks Greg LeGette, Erin Cason, Andrew Cannon and David enjoyed the outdoors, he loved hiking
Ryan Cannon; and by great-grandchildren, Aden and skiing which he said he never found enough
LeGette, Adeline LeGette, Aurora LeGette and time to do. He loved the Rocky Mountain states
Karen Denise Richards Hicks, 65, of Xander Cason. but wanted to retire in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Moundville, AL, died July 6, 2019, at DCH of A private memorial service will be held at a He was an avid reader of the Washington Post.
Tuscaloosa, AL. later date. He stayed connected to his friends in Columbus,
The family will hold a private service at a In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mississippi and in recent years, he and Columbus
later date. Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas friend Cindy Wiygul were very close. David’s love
of Tuscaloosa has been entrusted with the Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, to Serenity of family, especially his children, and his friends
arrangements. Place Hospice, 504 Parker Dairy Road, Dublin, was undeniable. Because of this love, David
Mrs. Hicks graduated from Millport High Georgia 31021 or to the Laurens County Humane knows how much we will miss him – our dad,
School and obtained her B.S. in Education from Society, 618 Firetower Road, Dublin, Georgia brother, husband, uncle, cousin, love, dearest
the University of Alabama in 1976. She worked 31021. friend and extraordinary salesman.
at United Technologies in Columbus, MS from Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory/Dublin David is survived by his daughter, Amanda Ann
1985-1995. Denise taught Home Economics Chapel has charge of funeral arrangements. To Butts Price (Kyle) York, PA; daughter, Katja Ruth
at Akron High School from 1996-1999, then at sign the Online Register Book, please visit www. Butts, Telluride, CO; son, David Lewis “Beau”
Greensboro West High School from 1999 until stanleyfuneralhome.com. Butts, Jr., Arlington, VA; grandchild Price-to-be,
retirement in 2016. York, PA; brother, Jeff Butts (Martha), Jasper,
Paid Obituary - Stanley Funeral Home AL; sister, Connie Kay Cooper (Bryan Klein)
Karen was preceded in death by her mother,
Nelda McGahey Richards, Millport, AL; and Dallas, TX; Nancy Pierce, Arlington, VA; Barbara

Benjamin G. Reid Sr.


grandparents, Lewis and Laudice McGahey and Millwater Vaughn (Glenn), SC; niece, Allison
Imer and Icie Richards. Butts Chambless (Chase); and great nephew,
She is survived by her husband, Mark Hicks Chance Chambless, AL; nephew, Geoffrey
Benjamin G. Reid, Sr., age 84, of Columbus,
of Moundville, AL; daughter, Jayna Hicks of Butts (Kimi), AL; his cousins, Barbara Ann
MS, passed away July 6, 2019, at Windsor Place.
Greensboro, AL; son, Joshua (Mary) Durden Irby Atkinson and children, AL; Janalyn King
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 13,
of Birmingham, AL; father, James W. “J.W.” Shepherd and King cousins, FL; dearest friends,
2019, at 2:00 PM at Memorial Gunter Peel Chap-
Richards of Millport, AL; sister, Beth Kendrick of Cindy Wigul, MS; Glenn Richardson (Kendra),
el, 2nd Ave. N. location, with Rev. Bobby Sander-
Millport, AL; brother, Hoyt Richards of Millport, AL; Jim Besselmen (Susan), GA; Lon Abadie
son officiating. The interment will immediately
AL; grandchild, Sophia Durden of Birmingham, (Karla Gates), CO; David Owen (Renee), MS;
follow at Memorial Gardens of Columbus with
AL; and several nieces and nephews. Walt Foutz, CO; Robert Phelps (Cynthia), GA;
military honors. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM
Paid Obituary - Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home Julia Durant (Dave), TX; Frank Evans (Karen)
until the time of the service. Memorial Gunter
and others at Core Engineered Solutions; his
Peel Funeral Home & Crematory, 2nd Ave. N.
friends from Falls Church, Ted Timberlake
location, has been entrusted with the arrange-
(MaryGael), Russell Riggs (Trish), Jim Darling
ments.
(Sophie), David Beddoe, Rich Johnson; and last
Mr. Reid was born December 31, 1934, in West
but not least, David’s close friends who preceded
Point, MS, to the late Gardner Reid and Lillie
him in death, Tommy Green, Danny Gardner,
Rambo Burcham. He was a veteran of the United
and his cousin, Bobby Irby.
States Marine Corp. Mr. Reid worked for many
Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday,
years at General Tire and was a Baptist.
July 13, 2019, Dulin Church, United Methodist,
In addition to his parents, he was preceded
Falls Church, VA, Pastor Dave Kirkland
in death by his wife, Norma Therrell Reid; and
officiating. In memory of David’s free spirit, the
brother, Joe Reid.
family encourages Hawaiian shirts and other
Survivors include his son, Ben Reid, Jr. and
island attire for those attending the celebration
his wife, Cheri of Peachtree City, GA; daugh-
of David’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations may
ters, Anita Rickman and her husband, Glenn of
be made to the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation,
Caledonia, MS, and Wanda Carol Stanfield of Co-
717 So. Marshall Street., Suite 105 B, Winston-
lumbus, MS; aunt, Raye Rambo Young of West
Salem, NC 27101 or www.BRPFoundation.org.
Point, MS; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Sterling, Kerri
Howard, Heather Swetz, Elania Rickman, Justin
Paid Obituary
Faulkner, Kasey Stanfield and Erin Stanfield;
and 4 great-grandchildren.

Log on.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s
Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis,
TN, 38101.

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Colorful self-made billionaire


H. Ross Perot dies at 89
1992 presidential contender’s 19 percent he wrote all his own speeches. He
was a great storyteller.”
of the vote stands among the best showings by an Perot first attracted attention
beyond business circles by claim-
independent candidate in the past century ing that the U.S. government left
behind hundreds of American sol-
By DAVID KOENIG tronic Data Systems Corp., which diers who were missing or impris-
AP Business Writer helped other companies manage oned at the end of the Vietnam War.
their computer networks. Perot fanned the issue at home and
DALLAS — H. Ross Perot, the
The most famous event in his discussed it privately with Vietnam-
colorful, self-made Texas billion-
business career didn’t involve sales ese officials in the 1980s, angering
aire who rose from a childhood of
and earnings, however. In 1979, he the Reagan administration, which
Depression-era poverty and twice
financed a private commando raid was formally negotiating with Viet-
mounted outsider campaigns for
president, has died. He was 89. to free two EDS employees who nam’s government.
The cause of death was leuke- were being held in a prison in Iran. Perot’s wealth, fame and con-
mia, a family spokesman said Tues- The tale was turned into a book and fident prescription for the na-
day. a movie. tion’s economic ills propelled his
Perot, whose 19 percent of the “I always thought of him as step- 1992 campaign against President
vote in 1992 stands among the best ping out of a Norman Rockwell George H.W. Bush and Democratic
showings by an independent candi- painting and living the American challenger Bill Clinton. In June of
date in the past century, died ear- dream,” said Tom Luce, who was a that year, a Gallup poll showed Per-
ly Tuesday at his home in Dallas young lawyer when Perot hired him ot leading his major-party rivals,
surrounded by his family, said the to handle his business and person- but he dropped out in July, then re-
spokesman, James Fuller. al legal work. “A newspaper boy, a joined the race less than five weeks
As a boy in Texarkana, Texas, midshipman, shaking Dwight Ei- before the election.
Perot delivered newspapers from senhower’s hand at his graduation, Perot spent $63.5 million of his
the back of a pony. He earned his and he really built the comput- own money, much of it on 30-min-
billions in a more modern fashion, er-services industry at EDS.” ute television spots during which
however. After attending the U.S. “He had the vision and the tenac- he used charts and graphs to make
Naval Academy and becoming a ity to make it happen,” Luce said. his points, summarizing them with
salesman for IBM, he went his own “He was a great communicator. He a line that became a national catch-
way — creating and building Elec- never employed a speechwriter — phrase: “It’s just that simple.”

Mississippi historian David Sansing dies at age 86


Greenville native died Saturday after to remind themselves or
the African American
ate soldiers.
“I am not honoring
a fall at his home in Oxford people about our sordid
past. But it is our past.”
them because of their at-
titudes. ... I am recogniz-
By EMILY knowledge “slavery was Sansing chaired a ing and commemorating
WAGSTER PET TUS the cause of the war” but group that went to the them for their valor and
The Associated Press also honor the memory of Antietam National Battle- their sense of duty and for
those who fought. field in Maryland in 2012 the courage that they dis-
JACKSON — David “Mississippi has such to dedicate a memorial to played,” he said.
Sansing, a professor a troubled past that a lot the 11th Mississippi Reg- Sansing was a native
emeritus of history at the of people are very sensi- iment, which included of Greenville, Mississip-
University of Mississip- tive about commemorat- the University Greys — pi. He served in the U.S.
pi and author of several ing or recognizing or re- young men who left the Army during the Korean
books, has died at age 86. membering the Civil War University of Mississippi War before earning his
Sansing fell Friday at because it has such an during the Civil War to bachelor’s and master’s
his home in Oxford and unpleasant reference for fight for the Confederacy. degrees from Mississippi
died Saturday at a hospi- African Americans,” said Sansing said he advo- College and his doctor-
tal in Memphis, Tennes- Sansing, who was white. cated racial reconciliation ate from the University of
see, the university said in “Many Mississippians are in Mississippi and found Southern Mississippi.
a news release. reluctant to go back there “no inconsistency” with
Sansing wrote dozens because they don’t want also honoring Confeder-
of scholarly papers, and
his books included his-
tories of the University
of Mississippi and the
Is Estate or
state’s higher education Long Term Care
system. His 2013 text-
book, “A Place Called Planning Necessary
Mississippi,” is still used
in high schools. to Protect Your
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memorated the 150th Family’s Future?
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longtime Mississippi
Over 50+ Years Of Combined Experience
newspaper editor who won
a national award for edito-
rials about press freedom
has died.
An obituary says Wayne
Nicholas was 78 when he
died Sunday at his home
in Sunflower County.
Nicholas won dozens
of awards at the Bolivar
Commercial from 1986
to 2005. The newspaper
published five days a week
when he was there. It now
publishes twice a week.
In 1991, he received the
Brechner Freedom of In-
formation Award from the
University of Florida — a
citation that usually goes
to writers from large publi-
cations. His award was for
a collection of editorials
about press freedom.
Nicholas won the 2002
J. Oliver Emmerich Award
for Editorial Excellence,
given by the Mississippi
Press Association.
Services are Thursday
at Ray Funeral Home in
Cleveland.

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Our View

Sidebar conversations in meetings must stop


On Monday, during open however, the public will thoughts on increasing taxes stood up from his seat, walked meeting rules.
session of a Lowndes County forever be deprived of know- decidedly do not.) over to the other board In the CLW case, our
School Board meeting, board ing. But while all of this was From there, the public is member and squatted down reporter confronted Smith
president Robert Barksdale taking place, the man the brought back in and informed beside him to be level with afterward and asked why Tate
made a phone call from the board hired to consult it on whether the board will enter his ear. The two then engaged was allowed to have that pri-
board table. legal matters — Attorney Jeff executive session. in a sidebar conversation, in vate conversation in a public
He pushed his chair back Smith — let the chairman Sidebar conversations which Tate was whispering, meeting. Smith acknowledged
from the table and called very probably violate the Mis- about policy during open ses- while the other board member it was improper and said it
Superintendent Lynn Wright, sissippi Public Meetings Act. sion, therefore, are improper, bandied between nodding and wouldn’t happen again. At
who was inexplicably not According to that law, if a at minimum. shaking his head. Eventually, subsequent CLW meetings
present, to obtain a recom- board member wants to dis- Incidents like Monday’s Tate returned to his seat and The Dispatch has attended, it
mendation on whether the cuss something behind closed seem to be a pattern with rejoined the open discussion. hasn’t.
district should raise the doors, he or she must first boards for which Smith serves Outside of those two board So why did something so
millage rate. At first, Barks- move for a “closed determi- as attorney. members, no one could hear similar happen with Barks-
dale talked in low tones, with nation hearing,” wherein the About a year ago, a Dis- what was said in the sidebar. dale on Monday? The same
neither the public nor other board would decide behind patch reporter covering a One is to assume they were public meetings rules apply,
board members present privy closed doors whether the Columbus Light and Water discussing a CLW matter. even if it is a different board.
to what they were discussing. issue in question qualifies as a board meeting observed a Smith, for his part, saw An attorney and a state rep-
To the other board members’ matter that can be discussed similar incident. the whole thing. And despite resentative like Smith, of all
credit, they compelled Barks- in executive session. (Per- Following a disagreement spending several minutes of people, should know that.
dale to use the speaker phone sonnel matters and student between CLW board chair- each of those meetings doling These boards are obligat-
so everyone could hear the discipline are among the most man Michael Tate and anoth- out legal and procedural ed to conduct their public
recommendation firsthand. common subjects discussed er board member on an issue, advice to the board members, meetings in public, especially
What was said before in public school executive Tate — while discussion he said nothing, at the time, when tax increases are on the
board members intervened, sessions. A superintendent’s continued in open session — about circumventing public line.

Letters to the editor


Voice of the people he has been delinquent on his taxes
for the years 09, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, &
18. It’s always good to know the man
you look at his dad and uncle’s records
it must be in their DNA to not pay taxes
on time.
Concerned with “budget crisis” they had a $100 deduct- that manages such a large department These are our “leaders.” Enjoy your
ible and free drugs regardless of cost. doesn’t seem capable of managing his tax increase and vote these guys out!
local elected officials Talk about a Cadillac plan, they have own personal business. Kerry Blalock
If you live in the City of Columbus Columbus
one. These salaries and benefits are The election will soon be upon us
and you are not angry at the dire
funded by our tax dollars, property and Joseph Mickens is running for
financial situation our city leaders have
put us in, I would think that either you and otherwise. I find it quite odd Mr. chancery clerk. He has no experience Disappointed in cartoon
Karriem owes property taxes for 2016, in that field and could probably not tell Who would sink so low to use chil-
don’t pay taxes or you are not paying
17 and 18. you what they do. He was quoted at the dren as a pawn to further their cause
attention.
I saw in the paper where Fredrick While I am on the subject of taxes Columbus Exchange club saying, ”It’s for election?
Jackson had resigned from the council. and spending, our Fire Chief Martin about can you manage.” Apparently Mr. This has to be as low as a person
I am happy about that. I found him to be Andrews requested permission for him- Mickens can’t manage to pay his taxes could go to get their way. It was sicken-
ineffective and very scandal-ridden to self, the mayor and three other firemen either. He has been delinquent on his ing to see it in our paper.
be the newest member of the council. to go to Atlanta for the FRI conference taxes 2010, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17 & 18. He If you have a disagreement with Mr.
Kabir Karriem commented that “being August 7-10. The cost for all to attend is also questioned Chief Shelton if crime Trump, take it to him. He did not bus all
on the council as I once was, it’s a full $3,750. After they get the five star hotel, is down in the city based on the fact our these children here to start with, which
time job with part time benefits.” I’m five star dining and cocktails we will local prison population is down. The was unfair to them and their parents.
not sure if Mr. Karriem suffers from have paid over $9,000 for this junket. police do a very good job in Columbus If you don’t like our leaders, vote!
dyslexia, has never held a full time job, It looks like another taxpayer-funded despite all they are up against. The real Don’t take it out on the children.
or just isn’t paying attention. Most full vacation for the mayor, and he broke problem is our George Soros-backed, They can’t fight back.
time jobs do not carry the benefits of the tie to go. There will be little to no bleeding heart liberal DA Mr. Colom. Saddened and disgusted,
any city job. Most full time workers savings for homeowners on insurance I was shocked at the number of plea Shirley Smith
have to pay a range of $2,500 - $6,000 to go from a 4 to a 3 rating. Now with all bargains. It seems he leads the pack in Columbus
deductibles plus premiums and drug this tax money on the line to fund this offering them. Crime will continue up- Editor’s note: The letter is written in
costs. City employees and councilmen you would think Chief Andrews pays ward. He gets paid with our tax dollars response to a July 1 editorial cartoon de-
get a $500 deductible, free generic his taxes, since that is how he gets paid. also. He has been delinquent on his tax- picting migrant and immigrant children
drugs and a free clinic. Prior to the But alas like so many others in the city es for 2017 and 18. But in his defense, if in a cage.

Mississippi Voices
Waller and Reeves make their pitch at Press Convention
It’s a political one end of the state percent since 1987. ever before. is simple: Conservative lead-
year and I was hap- that have either “What’s been missing on “If you look at the state’s test ership matters. Conservative
py to see all the ma- closed or gone into the executive branch is work- results, if you look at fourth- leadership is working. Things
jor politicians show bankruptcy, consoli- ing with people, working with grade reading and fourth- are getting better every day.
up at the Mississippi dated or sold. the legislature and working grade math and eighth-grade We need to keep Mississippi on
Press Convention in “Medicaid re- with people from all walks of reading and eighth-grade math the right track.
Biloxi. This week, form means a billion life, and I’ve done that as chief year-to-year growth numbers, “Mississippians are already
I’m highlighting the dollars a year to justice. Mississippi kids, those four paying more at the pump, as
Republican primary Mississippi. We can “Let’s look at Arkansas. categories, the worst they per- a percentage of their income,
for governor: do it budget neutral They had five times the popula- formed was 12th in the nation. than drivers in any other state.
Bill Waller Jr. and have conserva- tion growth that we had and a In fourth grade reading, we’re The gas tax is regressive. It
is a Jackson resi- tive policies. Right $200 million budget surplus. second in the nation in gains. hits working families the hard-
dent who served Wyatt Emmerich now if you don’t “People need to be excited. “I’m proud of the fact there est. Even a tax-loving liberal
on the Mississippi make anything They need to have something are 695 children with special like Elizabeth Warren, when
Supreme Court for you get Medicaid to look forward to. We need needs who now have the oppor- she came to Mississippi to cam-
21 years, the last 10 as chief but if you make a little bit you some action, some activity, tunity to get the education they paign for president, said she
justice. He’s been an adjutant don’t get Medicaid. There’s some plans, some announce- deserve because we stood up to doesn’t even favor raising the
general in the Mississippi Na- something wrong with that. ments. People need to have powerful special interests who gas tax. So, yes, Jim Hood is to
tional Guard, the highest rank. Shouldn’t we incentivize people some pride in what we’re doing have prevented these reforms the left of Elizabeth Warren on
He spoke off the cuff and to work? Is that not conserva- and see some optimism. That’s for too long. gas taxes.
had a good command of the tive? Our workforce participa- what I think will happen.” “Our economy is growing “Infrastructure is a core
issues facing our state. Here tion is only 55 percent. If we Tate Reeves is from Rankin and now our unemployment function of government. What
are some of his comments: could move that just a percent County and has been lieutenant rate is at the lowest level than we proved in that special
“We have a thousand teach- it would have a big effect on the governor for eight years and at any time in our state’s histo- session was that we don’t
er vacancies. We’re going to do economy. This could happen if before that state treasurer for ry. But that’s not good enough have to raise anybody’s taxes
whatever we can as a priority people knew they could work another eight. for me. As governor, I will to perform a core function of
every year until we reach the a little bit and not lose their Reeves spoke more formally compete with every other state government. The easy answer
southeastern average for teach- Medicaid benefits. from a prepared text. Here are in the country. I’ll compete is ‘let’s just go ask the taxpay-
er salaries. We’ve got to do it or “When you have seven state some of his comments: every single day to win jobs for ers to pay more.’ We’ve proven
face the consequences. bridges closed, you’ve got a “When I ran for lieutenant our people. We will invest more we can spend $221 million a
“The Department of Educa- serious problem. The lottery governor eight years ago, in workforce training so people year on infrastructure without
tion is completely broken. The is not a dependable source or Mississippi’s high school are ready not for the jobs of the raising taxes.
teacher assessment test shuts even enough to do anything. graduation rate was 74 percent. last 50 years but for the jobs “Elee and I both grew up in
some schools down for six The year 1987 was the last The national average was 83 of the next 50 years. We will small Mississippi towns. We
weeks. The test means nothing. major highway bill. We’re the percent. Since then, the nation- have not one but nine different both went to Mississippi public
You cannot compare one thing last state in the Southeast to ad- al average has risen from 83 economic development plans schools. We graduated and
in that test to another state. dress this. We’re going to have percent to 84 percent. Mean- for the nine different regions of went to Mississippi colleges.
“We have lost career train- to step up to the plate and pass while, Mississippi’s average our state because what’s best We then got Mississippi jobs. I
ing in Mississippi. We need to a gas tax, or a user fee would has risen from 74 percent all for Waynesboro may not be the want my three girls and your
drill down to the seventh and be a more appropriate term. the way up to 84 percent. Our best for Tupelo. kids and grandkids to have
eighth grade and show what I want to look at something graduation rates today are now “We reformed our tax code those exact same opportuni-
the opportunities are, and have to offset that, maybe with our on par with the national aver- to lower taxes on every single ties.
the ability of a high school license tag or personal income age and if the trend continues, taxpayer in Mississippi. And “Every other candidate that
student, if they are motivated, taxes. and I believe it will, we will that has not led to lower reve- is running for governor this
to have a good paying job when “It’s going to take something exceed the national average by nue. In the first 11 months of year supports Obamacare ex-
they graduate. We shouldn’t around $400 million a year to next year. This was a simple this fiscal year, because of our pansion in Mississippi. I am the
totally focus on just the college have a measurable impact to solution, as most effective fixes tax cuts, we’re going to collect only candidate who does not.”
track. repair the bridges, fix the roads usually are. We raised the level more revenue than at any other Wyatt Emmerich is the editor
“We have to have Medicaid and have some new coverage. of expectations. We raised the time in our state’s history. Debt and publisher of The Northside
reform. I’m pragmatic. I think You have to have a stable, pre- goal and set real consequences is going down because we’ve Sun, a weekly newspaper in
at this point the Affordable dictable source of revenue. The for failure to achieve it and now been careful with the state’s Jackson. He can be reached by
Care Act is here. It’s not going price of asphalt, steel and other Mississippi kids are learning credit card. e-mail at wyatt@northsidesun.
away. We have hospitals from raw materials has gone up 500 more and learning faster than “My message in this race com.
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019 7A

News About Town


CLUBS n CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
Emerson Family Center in Starkville offers
n LCAC LUNCH
The Lowndes County Alumni Chapter
n EAST LIONS CLUB Childbirth classes from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Annual Lunch is 11:30 a.m. July 18 in the
The Columbus East Lions Club meets every every Tuesday. For more information, call Limbert Assembly Room of Cochran Hall on
second and fourth Monday of the month at 662-320-4907. The W campus. Special guest is President
65 Airline Road. For more information, call n LUPUS SUPPORT Nora Miller. $12.25 per person, payable
662-251-1415 or 662-574-7552. A lupus support group meets from 10 at event. For more information, call Anika
Perkins, 662-329-7124.
n HOST LIONS CLUB a.m.-2 p.m. the first Saturday of every
The Columbus Host Lions Club meets month in Classroom 6 of the Baptist Gold- n BOOK SIGNING
every Friday at noon at EMCC Lion Hills en Triangle Patient Tower. Open to anyone The BookMart and Cafe, 120 E. Main St.
Center for a buffet lunch and business with lupus or any family member or friend. in Starkville, hosts a book signing 1-3 p.m.
gathering. For more information, call John For more information, call Rashell Hop- July 12 for Pastor Bert Montgomery, author
Michael, 601-955-2176. kins, 662-570-8342. of “A Rabbi & a Preacher Go to a Pride
n CANCER SUPPORT Parade.”.
n AARP
AARP meets the first Wednesday of each Baptist Cancer Center hosts a support n ANNUAL LUNCHEON
group for cancer survivors and their The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of
month at 10 a.m. in the Community Room
families, noon-1 p.m. the third Friday of Commerce hosts its annual luncheon
of Regions Bank, Main Street, Columbus.
every month in Classroom 5 of the Patient 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 24 at Lion Hills
Programs are geared to the needs and
Towers. Next meeting is July 19. Lunch Center. Open to all Chamber members.
interests of seniors 50 and up. For more
provided. For information and location, Keynote speaker is Jimmy Abraham, vice
information, call 662-889-9496.
chairman of Client and Business Relations
n POSSUM TOWN TOASTMASTERS call 662-244-2923.
at Cadence Bank. Tickets $15, available at
Possum Town Toastmasters meet every n HYPERTENSION SUPPORT https://conta.cc/2X8qvKc.
Friday at 7 a.m. at the Church of Christ, A pulmonary hypertension support group
Columbus. To become a better communi- meets at 2 p.m. the second Saturday of
n DIGITAL ART EXHIBIT
cator and leader, call 662-549-3483. The Mary Wallace Cobb Memorial Library,
every month at North Mississippi Medical
44425 Highway 17, Vernon, Alabama, hosts
n POSSUM TOWN QUILTERS Center-West Point Education Center, 385
a free Digital Art Exhibit 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Possum Town Quilters meet at 9:30 a.m. Medical Center Drive. For information, call
Monday-Friday through Sept. 30. For infor-
the second and fourth Saturdays of each Dana Albert, 662-295-3642.
mation, call Amanda Bravo, 205-695-6123
month at the Rosenzweig Arts Center (low- ■ DIABETES SUPPORT or email marywallacecobb1@aol.com.
er level), 501 Main St., Columbus. Check Baptist Golden Triangle hosts day classes
us out at possumtownquilters.blogspot. for Diabetes Support on third Wednes-
n ARTESIA DAY BOOTHS
com. The Town of Artesia is taking applications
days of each month, 10-11 a.m. in Patient
for booth space and T-shirt orders for Arte-
n LOWNDES REPUBLICAN WOMEN Tower Room 6. For information, call Lacy
sia Day, Aug. 1-4. For more information, call
Lowndes County Republican Women meets Smith, 662-244-1392.
662-272-5104.
the second Tuesday of each month at n DIALYSIS SUPPORT
the Lion Hills Center, 2331 Military Road. A dialysis support group meets at 6 p.m.
n SUMMER MEALS
Buffet line opens at 11:15 a.m., with call The Mississippi Summer Service Program
the second Thursday of each month at
to order at noon. offers free meals to children 18 and under
Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, Room 6.
through July 31 at William Washington
n GT QUILTERS GUILD Open to patients diagnosed with End
Terrace, 2201 8th Ave. S. Breakfast 9-10
The Golden Triangle Quilters Guild meets Stage Renal Disease. For more informa-
a.m., lunch noon-2 p.m. Seasonal workers
at 5:30 p.m. every third Thursday at the tion, call 662-328-4440.
needed. For information, call the Southern
Starkville Sportsplex Activities Building. n CAREGIVER SUPPORT Foundation, 662-320-6614.
■ BREAKFAST WITH THE BULLDOGS A caregiver support group meets at 6
n 50 DRESSES MINISTRY
MSU alumni, friends are invited to Break- p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month
Reach1 Teach1 Ministries’ 50 Dresses
fast with the Bulldogs on second Thurs- at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, Room
Ministry Program to the Golden Triangle
days each month at Starkville Café. Dutch 4. Open to adult family or other informal
area helps those in need of a dress or suit
treat breakfast 7:30 a.m. Contact Carol caregivers age 18 or older providing care
for a job search. Donations accepted. Call
Moss Read at carolmoss@bellsouth.net or to individuals with a disability, chronic
Regional Coordinator Cequeila Bigbee, 870-
662-312-0637. illness or dementia diagnosis. For more
627-2859 or e-mail, 1deliveredin2014@
■ DULCIMER PLAYERS information, call 662-328-4440.
gmail.com.
Friendly City Strummers meet twice month- n ABUSE RECOVERY GROUP n ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES
ly to practice and teach others to play A Domestic Abuse Recovery Group meets
Emerson Family Center, 1504 Louisville
dulcimers. Join for $10/year for the whole Thursdays at 6 p.m. through Safe Haven
St., Starkville, offers Adult Education
family. Dulcimers available to borrow. Inc. Group counseling for rape recovery is
classes from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Mondays &
Contact David Saum, 662-386-6836 or available. For information, call 662-327-
Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Tuesdays &
DrSaum@cableone.net, or the Switzers, 6118 or 662-889-2067.
Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Fridays. For
662-312-6025. n ANGER MANAGEMENT more information, call 662-320-4607.
n TOPS Family Resource Center, Columbus
n WALKING GROUP
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 288 meets campus, 1575 Second Ave. N., offers free
J.L. King Center’s Families First of Oktib-
Tuesdays at Community Baptist Church, conflict resolution and anger management
beha County invites the community to join
Yorkville Road East, Columbus. Weigh-in classes. For information, call 662-368-
its Walking Group at 6:30 a.m. Monday-Fri-
begins at 5:30 p.m. Contact Pat Harris, 3603.
day at Westside Park, 700 N. Long St.,
662-386-0249. n SAFE SLEEP FOR INFANTS Starkville.
n TOPS Emerson Family Center, Starkville, offers n EFFECTIVE PARENTING
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 270 meets Safe Sleep for Infants classes from 11 Family Resource Center, Columbus campus,
Thursdays at 4370 Cal-Kolola Road, a.m.-noon Wednesdays. For more informa- 1575 Second Ave. N., offers free effective
Caledonia. Weigh-in begins at 5-5:30 p.m. tion, call 662-320-4607. parenting classes, with insight on child
Contact Michelle Holliman, 662-386-3650. n BAPTIST VOLUNTEERS safety, appropriate discipline, effective
n SENIOR CRAFTS Baptist Golden Triangle seeks caring, communication and more. For information,
Senior Crafts meets at the Starkville compassionate volunteers to help in a call 662-368-3603.
Sportsplex Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. variety of hospital settings. For informa- n ACTIVE PARENTING
Crafts provided by the parks department. tion, call Lisa Bowers,662-244-1165. Emerson Family Center offers Active Parent-
For information, call Lisa Cox, 662-323- ing classes from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays
2294. n BAPTIST HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS
Baptist Hospice-Golden Triangle seeks and Wednesdays. Free diapers for those
n QUILTING CLUB volunteers to assist in the office and with who complete the four class series. Free
Quilting Club meets in the activities room Hospice families at 2309 Bluecutt Road, child care provided. Call 662-320-4607.
adjacent to the multi-purpose facility at Suite B. For more information, call Katie n FREE COMPUTER CLASSES
the Starkville Sportsplex Thursdays 10 Bostwick, 662-243-1173. Emerson Family Center, Starkville, offers
a.m.-noon. Bring your own project to work free computer classes 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays.
on. For information, call Lisa Cox, 662- n DRUG/ALCOHOL INTERVENTION
Narconon offers drug and alcohol inter- Call 662-320-4607.
323-2294.
ventions. For free screenings or referrals, n FREE TUTORING
Health Notes call 1-800-431-1754.
n GOLDEN TRIANGLE AA
Family Resource Center, 1575 Second Ave.
N., Columbus, offers free tutoring, computer
n BLOOD DRIVE Golden Triangle AA meets daily for use and printing services for pre-K-eighth-
Vitalant will hold at blood drive 11 a.m-5 support. If you want to drink, that is your grade. Limited slots. Call 662-368-3603.
p.m. July 26 at the Outpatient Pavilion Con- business. If you want to stop drinking, n ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
ference Center at Baptist Golden Triangle. that is our business. For information, call Emerson Family Center, Starkville, offers
All donors are encouraged to give the gift 662-327-8941. English as a Second Language classes 10
of life. For more information or to schedule n AL-ANON MEETING a.m.-noon Fridays. For more information,
a donation, call 877-258-4825 or visit The Columbus Al-Anon Family Groups call 662-320-4607.
vitalant.org (sponsor code: baptistgt). meet Mondays and Thursdays at 5:30 n TENN-TOM WATERWAY MUSEUM
n STOP THE BLEED p.m. When you don’t know where to turn The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Trans-
Baptist Golden Triangle hosts a “Stop the because someone drinks too much, we portation Museum, 318 Seventh St. N.,
Bleed” community event 6-7 p.m. July can help. For information, call 888-425- Columbus, is open for tours Monday-Friday,
23 at the Outpatient Pavilion Conference 2666 or go to msafg.org. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. School field trips, civic clubs,
Center, presented by Dr. Brad Beckham. church groups encouraged. For group tours,
Refreshments served. To reserve space,
call 662-244-1132. REUNIONS call 662-328-8936 or 662-574-5794.
n ENVIRONMENTAL MEETING
n CROSSOVER SYMMETRY n SHELTON FAMILY REUNION Memphis Town Community Action Group
North Mississippi Medical Center-West The Shelton Reunion will be 11:30 meets fourth Tuesdays at 6 p.m. to discuss
Point Wellness Center offers a Crossover a.m. July 14 at the Liberty Assembly of issues related to the Kerr-McGee site. For
Symmetry Program focusing on shoulder God Church, 268 Ruffin Road, Millport information, contact Leon Hines, 662-574-
health/performance. The 30-day member- Alabama. Bring a covered dish and old 6109.
ship is $30 members; $50 non-members. pictures. For more information, call Glen-
da Shelton, 205-662-3132.
n DIVORCECARE
Call the Wellness Center, 662-495-9355. DivorceCare meets on Tuesday evenings at
n PSA SCREENINGS n BROOKS FAMILY REUNION Connections, 101 E. Lampkin in Starkville.
Baptist Cancer Center offers free prostate The Brooks Family of the Rockhill Com- Don’t go through separation or divorce
PSA screenings for men over 40. Screen- munity in Oktibbeha County hosts its alone. Call Jake Adams-Wilson at 662-
ings are very other month. Next screenings 42nd reunion July 18-20. All interested 323-5722 or Jake@first-umc.org for more
are 8-11:45 a.m. & 1-2 p.m. July 26. Walk- are encouraged to participate. For more information.
ins accepted. Make an appointment by information, call Orlando Trainer, 662-
769-0071 or 662-320-9717, or Marilyn
n WRITERS’ GUILD
calling 662-244-4673. Golden Triangle Writers Guild meets the
Trainer, 662-418-5441 or 662-323-
n CPR CLASSES 8366.
second Saturday of each month at Bryan
Baptist Golden Triangle offers CPR classes Public Library in West Point. For information,
contact Claire Spradling at clairespradling-
at 6 p.m. each month in the Patient Tower.
Next class is July 22. To pre-register or OTHER EVENTS books@gmail.com.
for more information, call the Education n POND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP n FREE LIFE SKILLS CLASSES
Department, 662-244-2498. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Life skills classes by the Family Resource
n CHILDBIRTH CLASSES Fisheries and Parks, and MSU Exten- Center of Northeast Mississippi are avail-
Baptist Golden Triangle offers Childbirth sion present a free workshop on pond able for qualifying participants on site at
classes and Breastfeeding classes each management basics at 6 p.m. July 11 at your agency or entity. Classes include posi-
month, 6 p.m., in room 6, near the Gift Lowndes Extension, 485 Tom Rose Road, tive parenting, conflict resolution, life skills,
Shop, $20. For information or to register, Columbus. Pre-registration appreciated, soft skills and healthy relationship skills.
call 662-244-2498. 662-328-2111. For information, call 662-251-1861.

Mississippi Writers Trail marker honors Margaret Walker


The Associated Press English professor from of her best known novels, when she was 10. She
1949 to 1979 and was also “Jubilee,” was published in earned degrees from
JACKSON — A new known as Margaret Walk- 1966 and tells of a biracial Northwestern University
Mississippi Writers Trail
er Alexander. woman born into slavery and the University of Iowa.
marker honors novelist
and poet Margaret Walk- In 1942, she became in the American South. Jackson State’s Marga-
er. the first African Ameri- Walker was born in ret Walker Center is dedi-
It was unveiled Mon- can woman to win the Yale 1915 in Birmingham, Al- cated to the interpretation
day at Jackson State Uni- Prize for her poetry collec- abama, and her family of black culture. She died
versity, where she was an tion, “For My People.” One moved to New Orleans in 1998.
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Continued from Page 1A
member of the Mississippi Attorney the Attorney General’s Office and
General’s Internet Crimes Against from federal agents in Oxford.
Children Task Force for 11 years, He also referenced ways citizens
Cooper has handled plenty of sim- can figure out whether someone
ilar cases, he said. Within the last is being exploited or trafficked,
year, the task force participated in bringing up a flight attendant who
Operation Broken Heart, a national became suspicious of a man with a
operation to investigate and arrest young girl on a flight.
human traffickers around the coun- “He was dressed very nicely,” he
try. In Mississippi, Cooper said, it said. “Sitting right next to him was
resulted in 19 arrests for various a very young girl. She looked dirty.
sex crimes, two of them in Lowndes She looked bruised. ... It didn’t
County. match up. Every time that the stew-
Nationwide, law enforcement ardess tried to talk to the child, the
identified 357 children being ex- man would block her, didn’t want
ploited by image and video. In one them talking.”
local case, Cooper said, the suspect Eventually, Cooper said, the girl
had about 7,000 such images on a got up to go to the bathroom and
Isabelle Altman/Dispatch Staff
DropBox account. Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office was able to get the flight attendant
Luckily, Cooper told The Dis- Lt. Tony Cooper, left, talks with alone and tell her she needed help.
patch, Lowndes County has not Heritage Headmaster Greg Carlyle The flight attendant called authori-
seen human trafficking, in which after a meeting of the Columbus ties who took the man into custody
the suspect makes money off a vic- Rotary Club at Lion Hills Center when the flight landed. Tips like
tim’s labor. Mississippi isn’t even on Tuesday. During the meeting, that are always welcome, he said.
in the top 25 states where human Cooper gave a presentation on how He would rather it be nothing than
trafficking is reported, with the law enforcement investigate child a child being hurt.
majority of cases being reported in exploitation. “Y’all may see something I don’t
California, Texas and Florida. see,” he said.
Instead most of what LCSO in- he said, someone in California was Cooper also warned parents to
vestigates are child exploitation trying to entice a 16-year-old in watch what their children are do-
cases, where suspects solicit mi- Lowndes County to fly to Califor- ing online and on social media —
nors for sexual purposes or possess nia. and especially know who they’re
child pornography. The charges “We have four to five cases in talking to and whether they know
carry a 40-year prison sentence in federal court waiting to be prose- that person in real life. Often, pred-
Mississippi. cuted for people who have exploited ators will pretend to be teenagers
Cooper’s role on the task force al- children,” he said. themselves.
lows him access to special software Rotarians had multiple questions Once kids send photos of them-
and “cyber tips” that notify him for Cooper, asking about the soft- selves to someone else or post them
when someone in Lowndes County ware the department uses and ref- online, he added, those pictures are
is downloading child pornography. erencing the recent arrest of New out there forever.
He said many social media sites York financier Jeffrey Epstein, who “I tell them, ‘If you hit that green
have filters which throw up a “red federal prosecutors charged with button, if you hit that send button,
flag” when they detect certain im- human trafficking on Monday. you lose total control over what hap-
ages, and those tips are sent to law Cooper said he hasn’t had any pens to that image,’” he said. “‘You
enforcement. cases like Epstein, where attor- may send it to your boyfriend, who
Many of these cases end up in neys were attempting to cut deals may not be your boyfriend the next
federal courts, he said, because it’s for suspects to shield them from week. He may send it to his friends
so easy for the case to cross state federal prosecution back in 2008. who send it to his friends and it just
lines over the internet. In one case, Instead, his office has support from mushrooms from there.’”

Sounds of Summer
Continued from Page 1A
rhythm and blues bunch” goal: when people get out (and) involve you in what Swing Shift members
from their performance. of their seats and dance. we’re doing, so your ex- mingle with their audi-
He’s the only remaining “We always like to perience is a fun time,” ence and take song re-
member who was there at pride ourselves on mak- Coleman said. “Because quests. Even if they don’t
the band’s inception. Mem- ing sure if you came to next time you want to get know how to play the
bers have come and gone dance, we’re going to put somebody, we’re hoping song someone is after,
over the past 35 years, al- something down that you it’s going to be us.” they’ll try their best or
lowing for a relatively fluid can dance to, and we’re Where some bands play something similar,
cast of characters. going to joke and laugh take a load off and enjoy Coleman said.
Currently, Robin Rob- with you, and we’re go- some solitude during
erts, Bird Crane, Gary ing to try to entertain you mid-performance breaks,
Shaw, Ronnie McGee, Jes-
sie Yates, Doug Thomas
and Ben Ferrell comprise
the group, and sometimes
Perry Barker, who will be
taking over the keys for
Thursday’s performance
in place of McGee.
Among the members
are vocalists, guitarists,
a bass player and a drum-
mer, but Coleman said the
lot can do it all. They’re
versatile musicians, each
a master of many instru-
ments, as well as skilled
entertainers.
Music has always come
naturally to Coleman, who
was regularly playing with
multiple bands by age 15
and landing gigs left and
right around northeast
Mississippi.
But it wasn’t until he
was in his mid-20s that he
started learning to per-
form and create an expe-
rience for concertgoers
and the bar crowd. Now it
comes naturally, but it was
something he had to learn.
“You gotta sit up there
and call out somebody that
you see four tables over,
and say, ‘Hey, Billy Bob,
good to see y’all in here
tonight,’” Coleman said,
waving to an imaginary
concertgoer across the
room Tuesday afternoon
at Coffee House on Fifth.
“‘I’m going to do this next
song just for y’all. I know
you like this one.’”
He learned by studying
and trying to emulate a
performer who routinely
took the stage after he
played at a joint on Old
Macon Road.
“He was just cracking
jokes and joking with peo-
ple and everything, and
I thought, ‘That’s what I
need to be doing,’” Cole-
man said.
At any given venue,
Coleman judges the
crowd and guesses a song
from the band’s “flexible”
set, of which the tunes
span genres and decades,
that he thinks they’ll like.
Then he observes while
performing, scanning the
room for feedback in the
form of head bobs and
foot taps and the ultimate
Sports
Major League Baseball
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AL fans 16, tops NL 4-3 to win 7th straight All-Star Game


By BEN WALKER late innings.
The Associated Press Derby champ Pete Alonso of the Mets
grounded a two-out, two-run single past
CLEVELAND — For one night, the Gleyber Torres in the eighth to close the
pitchers took back the power. NL’s gap. After a double steal put runners
Hours after an awesome Home Run at second and third against Cleveland
Derby got everyone buzzing even loud- reliever Brad Hand, White Sox catcher
er about monster shots and juiced balls, James McCann made a tumbling catch
only a couple flew out of Progressive on Mike Moustakas’ twisting foul pop to
Field in the All-Star Game. end the inning.
Instead, Justin Verlander blazed 97 Chapman closed to give the AL its
mph heat from the start, Shane Bie- 19th win in 22 games, with a tie stuck
ber and Aroldis Chapman each struck in there. He got a little encouragement
out the side and the American League with two outs — Yankees teammate CC
slowed a loaded NL lineup 4-3 Tuesday Sabathia, honored this week for his con-
for its seventh straight win. tributions on and off the field, strolled to
“I know it’s the year of the home run, the mound to talk to the flamethrower.
but pitching dominated today,” Colorado Chapman then struck out Yasmani
slugger Nolan Arenado said. Grandal for a save, giving the AL an
Sure did — at least until play resumes overall 45-43-2 lead in the Midsummer
Thursday. Classic.
Facing Christian Yelich, Cody Bell- No need, either, for the experimental Ken Blaze/USA TODAY Sports
inger and a bunch of boppers, the AL rule that was set to go effect: If the game American League catcher Gary Sanchez (24) of the New York Yankees celebrates
with American League infielder Francisco Lindor (12) of the Cleveland Indians after
staff combined to strike out 16. went into extras, each team would’ve defeating the National League in the 2019 MLB All Star Game at Progressive Field.
“Baseball is a funny game,” said Bie- started the 10th with an automatic run-
ber, a most unlikely MVP after being ner on second base. Texas’ Joey Gallo countered with a solo former NL MVP Kris Bryant said. “You
added late to the roster. Major League Baseball is on a re- drive in a two-run seventh. only see them once, so they have the ad-
With fans hoping to see a replay of cord-shattering pace for homers this Still, it was a far cry from last year’s vantage.”
Monday’s jaw-dropping aerial show season, but no one came close to clear- All-Star Game that featured a record 10 “There are a lot of hard throwers
when 312 homers cleared the walls, this ing the walls until Charlie Blackmon home runs.
became the Arm-Star Game up until the connected in the NL sixth to make it 2-1. “I kind of expected it, to be honest,” See All-Star, 2B

College baseball Men’s Basketball

Gautreau tabbed
National Assistant
Coach of the Year
BY BEN PORTNOY
bportnoy@cdispatch.com

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State


hitting coach Jake Gautreau was named
D1Baseball.com’s 2019 National Assis-
tant Coach of the Year Tuesday Morning.
Gautreau is in his second season in
Starkville, helping guide the Bulldogs to
two-straight College World
Series appearances. He
has also aided in landing
nationally ranked recruit-
ing classes both years.
“Jake has done a great
job working with our hit-
ters and infielders, along
with serving as our recruit- Gautreau
ing coordinator,” MSU
coach Chris Lemonis said
in a news release. “He was instrumental
in transitioning from one coaching staff
to another, helping both teams reach the
College World Series.”
Under Gautreau’s guidance, MSU bat- Dispatch file photo
ters notched historic numbers during the Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry was named the MVP of the FIBA World Cup Sunday after helping lead the U19 USA
2019 season. The Bulldogs led the NCAA National Team to a title. Perry averaged 13.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists in seven international contests.
in doubles (166), finished second in hits

MSU’s Perry learning from overseas experiences


(755) and ranked fifth in team batting av-
erage (.315).
On the recruiting front, MSU has re-
corded back-to-back top-25 classes de-
spite head coaching changes both years. BY BEN PORTNOY Valuable Player Honors after helping time with USA basketball as a chance
The 2018 group ranked as high as No. bportnoy@cdispatch.com Team USA to a 7-0 record and a 93-79 compete against top-flight internation-
21 in the country by Perfect Game while victory over Mali in the championship al opponents.
the 2019 contingent is a consensus top- STARKVILLE — Just more than a game Sunday. “It is a great opportunity for him on
15 class and ranks No. 5 nationally by month ago, Mississippi State sopho- Perry’s biggest game of the tour- a lot of fronts,” Howland said. “They
D1Baseball. more forward Reggie Perry’s future nament came in a quarterfinal victo- are playing against really good teams
Gautreau becomes the second MSU was decidedly unsettled. ry over Russia in which he totaled 28 who are the best teams in the world. It
staffer to earn a national assistant coach With his name still entered in the points on 10-of-15 shooting and collect- is a very prestigious thing that he is in-
of the year award, as Lemonis was named NBA Draft and the June ed eight rebounds. volved with and quite an honor. Every
the country’s top assistant coach in 2013 10 early-entrant with- “I just want to thank USA basketball NBA team will be there watching him
by the Baseball Coaches Association/ drawal deadline fast ap- for this wonderful opportunity,” he said play [in Greece].”
Baseball America during his final year at proaching, MSU looked in a news release. “It was an honor to With the US National Team expe-
Louisville. as though it would need represent my country. This is some- rience in tow, Perry will now turn his
“Those of us who are around him every to replace the former thing I will never forget.” sights toward the college season.
day know the type of person he is, how five-star recruit in 2020. Though Perry, 19, was one of the Given the departures of Quinndary
hard he works and how much he cares,” That changed on May older players on the roster, his MVP Weatherspoon, Lamar Peters and Aric
Lemonis said. “And it is nice to see Jake 28, when Perry decided Perry honors carry legitimate weight. Joining Holman to the NBA, the 2020 version
get the recognition he deserves.” to return to Starkville for him on Team USA were seven current of the Bulldogs figures to lean on Per-
It was also announced Monday that his sophomore year — writing on Twit- 247Sports.com five-star recruits — in- ry and classmate Robert Woodard II in
Gautreau will be a member of Confer- ter “The marathon continues.” cluding four of the top six players in the the frontcourt rather than last season’s
ence USA’s inaugural Hall of Fame Class In the time since Perry’s announce- class of 2020. guard dominant approach.
after a standout playing career at Tulane ment, the big-man has continued Alabama’s Kira Lewis Jr., Purdue’s For Perry, this year will afford a
between 1999 and 2001. to flash the impressive skillset that Trevion Williams, Iowa State’s Tyrese chance to take what he learned from
Starting all 195 games he appeared in earned him All-SEC Freshman honors Haliburton and Oklahoma State’s Isaac NBA scouts during the pre-draft pro-
for the Green Wave, he was twice named in 2019. Likekele comprised the other colle- cess and apply it to his game in hopes
C-USA Player of the Year and was hon- A member of the U19 USA National giate players on the roster. of jumping to the professional ranks
ored as the conference Player of the De- Team during its recent run to the FIBA “I think he’s playing with a lot of re- next spring.
cade in 2005. World Cup title in Greece, Perry aver- ally good players on his team,” MSU “I think he really benefited from
Gautreau hit .344 with 275 hits and 58 aged 13.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.9 coach Ben Howland said earlier this going through the NBA process,” How-
home runs in his time at Tulane and was assists per game in seven contests. summer. “I mean that team is loaded land said. “You can see the change
selected No. 14 overall in the 2001 MLB He was named to the FIBA World with talent.”
Draft by the San Diego Padres. Cup All-Star 5 Team and earned Most Howland also referenced Perry’s See Perry, 2B
2B Wednesday, July 10, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

Baseball

Manfred: Baseballs not juiced, but decreased drag puzzling


By RONALD BLUM way our game is being played, it’s a smarter human being that out. We went through sev- the company that produces our
The Associated Press that is not the sentiment among than I.” eral of them. And it wasn’t like baseballs and something hap-
the owners for whom I work. Union head Tony Clark, a the umpire was rushing me. We pens to that company, we would
CLEVELAND — Faced with There is no desire on the part former All-Star first baseman, were on the same page. He was be in a very difficult position.”
a record onslaught of home runs of ownership to increase the said some of his members have like, ‘Yeah, I know these feel Rawlings manufactures ma-
that has convinced many pitch- number of home runs in the sent balls to the players’ associ- weird.’” jor league baseballs in Costa
ers that baseballs are juiced, game. To the contrary, they’re ation office. Clark and Verlander have Rica, and then stores them in
Commissioner Rob Manfred concerned about how many we “The ball suddenly changed questioned whether MLB has Washington, Missouri, at 70
says the sport has been unable have.” and I don’t know why,” Clark more input into the ball since degrees and 50 percent humidi-
to find any changes in the man- Batters have hit 3,691 hom- said. “With something that Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. ty. All teams store their balls at
ufacturing process. ers in 1,345 games, on pace for seems to have changed as dra- Inc., its manufacturer, was about 70 degrees, and Arizona
A May 2018 report to Major 6,668 over the full season. That matically as it has, where does purchased last year by Seidler and Colorado use humidors
League Baseball by professors would be 19% above last year’s that put guys? How were those Equity Partners. Peter Seidler, that maintain humidity at 50
specializing in physics, me- 5,558 and 9% over the record statistics represented? How did the San Diego Padres general
chanical engineering, statistics percent.
6,105 hit in 2017 that topped the they manifest themselves in an partner, has chief oversight of MLB has commissioned
and mathematics concluded Steroids Era high mark of 5,693 overarching conversation so all activities of Seidler Equity
there was less drag on the ball, laser tests to measure seam
in 2000. that you can compare yourself Partners. In addition, Manfred
causing more home runs. MLB width and height. Manfred said
“Pitchers have raised issues with somebody?” said MLB acquired a minority
still has not figured out why, that if causes of the decreased
about particularly the tackiness The balls have become stake in Rawlings as part of the
and Manfred denied accusa- and the seams on the baseball, baseball’s hot topic, especial- purchase. drag are found, it is possible the
tions by AL All-Star starter Jus- and we do believe that those ly among players who handle “That dynamic changes the ball’s specifications could be
tin Verlander and other pitch- could be issues that are relat- them the most. perception and it changes the changed to decrease homers.
ers that baseballs deliberately ed to the performance of the “I’d probably say the ball direct input that can be offered “We just haven’t made a deci-
had been altered. ball and we’re trying to get our feels a little different,” said Chi- with respect to that piece of sion on that,” he said. “Chang-
“Baseball has done nothing, hands around,” Manfred said. cago White Sox right-hander equipment, and it just happens ing the baseball is a mechanism
given no direction for an alter- He firmly rejected claims Lucas Giolito, who leads the to be one of the most import- by which you could manage the
ation in the baseball,” Manfred that MLB changed the ball to major leagues with 11 wins. ant,” Clark said. way the game is being played.
told the Baseball Writers’ Asso- spark offense. Astros ace Gerrit Cole Manfred said the optics were We haven’t missed that idea.
ciation of America on Tuesday. “Manipulation of the base- maintains the feel is “tighter, not an issue because MLB had But if we were going to do it,
“The biggest flaw in that logic ball is a great conspiracy the- smoother, compact.” been transparent in hiring out- we would do it in a way that was
is that baseball somehow wants ory,” Manfred said. “How you “I had a game recently where side scientists to investigate. transparent to the media and
more home runs. If you sat in manipulate a human-dominat- I threw a ball out, it didn’t feel “I see that as a positive,” the fans in advance.”
an owner’s meeting and lis- ed handmade manufacturing right,” he said. “The umpire he said of the purchase. “If we AP Baseball Writer Ben Walk-
tened to people talk about the process in any consistent way, threw me a new one, I threw didn’t have some control over er contributed to this report.

Tennis

If experience matters, Williams has a big edge at Wimbledon


By CHRIS LEHOURITES just how much experi- era. was my dream,” said the much as I can. I will enjoy. her a game.
The Associated Press ence she actually has. Contrast that with 33-year-old Strycova, a I have really at this point Naomi Osaka went
“Now that I am past older, her three remaining ri- Czech player who has nothing to lose.” on to the win that title in
WIMBLEDON, En- I feel a lit- vals. Barbora Strycova, been talking about retir- Williams doesn’t real- New York, and Williams
gland — One of the Wim- tle bit less Williams’ opponent on ing this year. “It’s hap- ly have anything to lose, had an article published
bledon semifinalists has pressure.” Thursday, will be playing pening at this age right either, but she has plenty in Harper’s Bazaar mag-
won 23 major titles. The T h e in first major semifinal now. It’s incredible.” to gain. The American azine on Tuesday saying
other three women play- 37-year- old in her 53rd Grand Slam Despite her less-il- superstar has been try- she has apologized to
ing Thursday have com- Williams, a tournament, while Eli- lustrious list of achieve- ing to equal the all-time Osaka for her actions on
bined to win one. seven-t ime na Svitolina will also be ments, Strycova is ready record of Grand Slam sin- the court — in part to find
If experience and ac- Wimbledon making her debut at this for the challenge of play- gles titles of 24, but twice a way to move on from the
complishments count for c h a m p ion , Williams stage. Only former No. 1 ing one of the greatest lost in finals last year. episode and get back to
anything, Serena Wil- will be play- Simona Halep has been tennis players in history. One of those losses tennis.
liams has the clear advan- ing in the semifinals at a Grand Slam champi- “I don’t have fear. I just came at Wimbledon. “I’ve had a lot of things
tage. the All England Club for on, winning last year’s will go there Thursday The other, at the U.S. happen to me at that par-
“I definitely feel a lot the 12th time. Overall, French Open, and will and I will try to play my Open, was accompanied ticular tournament in
more pressure as I got she has reached the last be playing in her seventh game,” Strycova said. “Of by a dramatic final set in general,” Williams said.
older,” Williams said af- four at 37 major tourna- major semifinal. course, I don’t have such which Williams was giv- “It was just important to
ter beating Alison Riske ments, putting her in a tie “It was always my a power like Serena, but en three code violations. always try to better your-
in three sets in the quar- with Steffi Graf for third dream. Always, to play I have (other) weapons. The second cost her a self in any way that you
terfinals, then clarifying most in the professional good at this tournament I will try to use them as point, and the third cost can.”

All-Star
Continued from Page 1B
and great pitchers over NL All-Stars David Dahl innings to keep the NL
there. Unless you’ve seen of Colorado and Willson close in the early going.
them before, it’s a difficult Contreras of the Cubs had Pittsburgh dynamo
matchup,” he said. their names misspelled Josh Bell was part of the
Cleveland favorite Mi- — “Davis Dahl” and “Wil- youngest starting lineup
chael Brantley had an ear- son Contreras” — on in All-Star history, with
ly RBI double off losing the outfield videoboard. the NL crew averaging
pitcher Clayton Kershaw. Jeff McNeil was spelled under 26 years old.
Jorge Polanco drove in a correctly, but the photo Overall, there were
run with an infield single accompanying it was of 36 first-timers, a number
for a 2-0 edge in the fifth Mets teammate Jacob de- boosted by the absence
and another scored on a Grom. of Bryce Harper, Manny
double-play grounder. “That was tough, to Machado, José Altuve and
“I wanted to swing the see deGrom’s picture up several past perennials.
bat early. I had some ner- there,” McNeil said. “I And consider this: Of the
vous jitters I wanted to get didn’t really like that. I 16 AL pitchers on the 2017
out,” Brantley said. wanted to see my picture All-Star roster, zero made
Winning pitcher Ma- up there. I know my fam- the roster this year.
sahiro Tanaka, Lucas Gi- ily did, too. What are you All players wore a uni-
olito and Shane Greene going to do, I guess, but form patch with No. 45 to
did their parts to protect I don’t think that should honor late Angels pitcher
the lead with scoreless happen.” Tyler Skaggs. Los An-
innings. Fittingly, the first bat- geles teammates Mike
Bieber dazzled in front ter of the game was the Trout and Tommy La Stel-
of a chanting home crowd, guy who leads the majors la switched their jerseys
striking out Willson Con- in home runs — Yelich, to Skaggs’ number, and
treras, Ketel Marte and the NL MVP with 31 hom- there was a pregame mo-
Ronald Acuña Jr. in the ers at the break, hit lead- ment of silence.
fifth with a 1-0 lead. Bie- off for the first time this “I felt him out there
ber later donated his cap year. with me,” Trout said. “To
to the Hall of Fame. Yelich lined out and be able to represent him
“It was electric out Verlander quickly fanned and what he meant to us
there, the fans got in it Javier Báez and Freddie on a stage like this is spe-
and it was fun,” AL man- Freeman to finish his cial.”
ager Alex Cora of the Red work. The regular season re-
Sox said. “And I’m glad Those lively balls that sumes on Thursday night
that he got the MVP. He Verlander is complaining with one game, Houston
plays at this level. He’s re- about? Didn’t bother him at Texas. All teams are
ally good.” a bit. back in action Friday. ...
The biggest misplay NL starter Hyun-Jin Next year’s All-Star Game
of the night might have Ryu, deGrom and Luis is at Dodger Stadium for
been on the scoreboard. Castillo threw scoreless the first time since 1980.

Perry
Continued from Page 1B
and growth in his game Howland’s bunch will face Kansas State in the
having gone through the face Ole Miss, Alabama, Never Forget Tribute
rigors of working out for Arkansas, Missouri and Classic December 14 in
teams and going through South Carolina twice, New Jersey and partake
the combine.” both home and away. in the 2019 Myrtle Beach
MSU’s 2019-2020 MSU’s single-game Invitational beginning
schedule has yet to be SEC slate includes trips to Nov. 21.
completely formulated, LSU, Florida, Kentucky MSU will return to the
though SEC matchups and Texas A&M, while SEC/Big 12 Challenge
and a handful of noncon- Tennessee, Vanderbilt, after not participating in
ference opponents have Georgia and Auburn will 2019 as well. Its opponent
been announced. visit Starkville. will reportedly be re-
In conference play, The Bulldogs will also leased in the near future.

Cycle safe
Wear a helmet
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Soccer
SPORTS BRIEFS
MUW Summer Volleyball Clinics
Mississippi University for Women will host four
position-specific volleyball clinics this summer for youth
Burnett named MUW men’s soccer coach
players.
From Special Reports their 2018 effort. District Coach of the Year two season in
A defense/libero clinic will be held July 15, followed In Burnett’s first season, the Golden a row.
by a setters clinic July 16, a hitter/blocker clinic July 17 The W has announced the hiring of Eagles finished with an overall 6-9-3 His off-field efforts also produced
and an all skills clinic July 18. Dylan Burnett as the next head coach record. USM received a program-best more than $10,000 in fundraising efforts
Cost is $50 per session. In order to participate, of its men’s soccer program on Tuesday,
each camper must complete a signed registration form, three All-Conference selections in- and successfully negotiated the con-
a facility accident waiver and a photo release form. July 9. cluding Ola Akinniyi receiving First struction of a new soccer facility.
Registration and all forms for the clinic are available “I am very excited to join the Owl All-Conference Team recognition, the From 2013-2014, Burnett earned uni-
at https://www.owlsathletics.com/camps/camps-list. Family,” Burnett said in a news release. first since 2007. versity experience as a volunteer stu-
For more information contact Roxanne Hernandez at “It was obvious the moment I stepped
662-329-6572. Before joining the Golden Eagles dent assistant strength and conditioning
on campus that I felt at home and that staff, Burnett served as the Director of coach at Lincoln Memorial University
Lowndes County Adult Softball is where I wanted to be. Our men will Coaching at the Arlington Futbol Club and interned with the Mississippi State
Church League bring unmatched competitiveness and in Arlington, Tenn., for more than one University football strength and condi-
Lowndes County Recreation Department will host work ethic both on the field and in the year. During his time in Tennessee, the tioning team.
a coaches’ interest meeting for an adult slow-pitch classroom along with an exciting brand
softball church league at 6:30 p.m. July 9 at New Hope club was ranked at No. 7 in the state and Burnett’s athletic talents showed
Community Center.
of soccer. I cannot wait to lead and grow the U-18 team was the 2017 CSA Adidas on the field as well when we played for
The league aims to include divisions for men’s and this program.”
Blues City Blowout Champions. Bur- the Mississippi State football team as a
women’s teams. Entry fee is $300 per team and the Prior to joining the Owls, Burnett
nett taught individual lessons including kicker in 2010. After a torn hip flexor,
deadline to enter a team is Aug. 16. spent the 2017 and 2018 seasons on the
League play will begin Aug. 27. All games will be skills, games tactics, and leadership Burnett was sidelined but transferred
women’s soccer coaching staff as an as-
played at Lake Lowndes State Park. strategies. to Lincoln Memorial to play soccer at
For more information, contact Lowndes County sistant coach at the University of South-
As the director, Burnett focused on the Division II level. While at LMU, the
Recreation Department at 662-328-0885. ern Mississippi.
His responsibilities included assist- creating a productive and positive envi- Railsplitters competed in the South At-
Coerver Soccer Camp ing and preparing pregame warmups, ronment for student-athletes while also lantic Conference playoffs, including the
Columbus Soccer Organization will host a pair of
Coerver skills camps from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 22-25 at field set up for practices and competi- scheduling game, practice and tourna- semifinals in 2011 and 2013. The squad
the Lowndes County Soccer Complex downtown. tions, and one-on-one training. Off the ment schedules. made it to the conference championship
This will include a “First Skills” camp for ages 4-6, field, Burnett helped with recruitment Burnett served as the Boys and Girls in 2012 and posted a top-6 regional rank-
as well as the “Play Like the Stars” camp for ages 7 Head Soccer Coach at Munford High ing.
and up. by traveling to showcases and evaluat-
Coerver is a recognized leader in soccer skills ing game footage through recruiting School in Tennessee from 2015-17 prior Burnett graduated in 2014 from LMU
training. Registration is now open online at https://www. websites. He also set up and arrange to his AFC position. In those two years, with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in
coervermoves.com. Click on the “locations at the top to official visits for prospective Southern his teams earned the NSCAA Team Kinesiology with minors in health and
select Mississippi. Academic Award, which was one of 48 strength and conditioning. Burnett also
For more information, contact CSO at tvelek@
Miss student-athletes.
yahoo.com. This past season Southern Miss schools and one of three Tennessee holds his Tennessee Practitioner Teach-
mounted a 13-6-1 record including 11 schools to earn the award for both boys ing license, a NSCAA National Diploma,
on the air shutouts and finished as a finalist in and girls. Burnett’s coaching efforts
were awarded when he coached the first
USSF E License, NSCAA Level 1 Diplo-
ma, NSCAA Goalkeeping 2 diploma, a
the Conference USA championship
Today tournament for the first time in pro- player in district history to the Division NSCAA Futsal Level 1 diploma, and an
CYCLING gram history. The Golden Eagles saw 1 All-State team. His players were also Advanced National Diploma. He will
6:30 a.m. — Tour De France: Stage 5, 105 three All-Conference selections, three recognized as Max Preps TN Players of complete a Master’s of Science in Sports
miles, Saint-Dié-des-Vosges to Colmar, All-Conference Tournament selections, the Week and Memphis Area Division Coaching Education at the end of July
and two All-South Region selections for award honorees while he was named from Southern Miss.
France, NBCSN
ESPYS
7 p.m. — The 2019 ESPYS: The 27th annual
event, Los Angeles, Calif., ABC College Basketball
GOLF
4:30 a.m. (Thursday) — European Tour Golf:
The Scottish Open, first round, Scotland,
Nonconference schedule finalized for Ole Miss men’s basketball
GOLF
From Special Reports LSU. Last season, the Kermit town. Ole Miss welcomes
NBA BASKETBALL
Davis era began with a 90- Middle Tennessee to The Pa- Ole Miss men’s
OXFORD, Miss. – After 64 victory over the Broncos. vilion (Dec. 14) for a matchup
2 p.m. — Summer League: Philadelphia vs. announcing the home sched- The homestand concludes against Davis’ former team.
basketball 2019-2020
Detroit, Las Vegas, Nev., NBA ule last week, the Ole Miss with Ole Miss facing Seattle Four days before Christ- nonconference schedule
Date Opponent
2:30 p.m. — Summer League: Dallas vs. men’s basketball team re- (Nov. 19). mas (Dec. 21), Ole Miss treks Nov. 4 Mississippi College (Exhibition)
Croatia, Las Vegas, Nev., ESPNU leased the remainder of its For their first road game of to Jackson, Mississippi to Nov. 8 Arkansas State
non-conference slate for the the season, the Rebels make a host Southeastern Louisiana Nov. 12 Norfolk State
4 p.m. — Summer League: Charlotte vs. Nov. 15 Western Michigan
2019-20 campaign Tuesday short trip north to square off at the Mississippi Coliseum. Nov. 19 Seattle
Chicago, Las Vegas, Nev., NBA
afternoon (July 9). Along against Memphis (Nov. 23). The Rebels and Lions will Nov. 23 at Memphis
4:30 p.m. — Summer League: Brooklyn vs. with eight games at The Pa- Ole Miss remains away from square off in the state capital Nov. 27 NIT Tip-Off (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Nov. 29 NIT Tip-Off (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Orlando, Las Vegas, Nev., ESPNU vilion, the Rebels play five home during Thanksgiving for the second consecutive Dec. 3 Butler
6 p.m. — Summer League: Minnesota vs. games away from home be- week, heading to Brooklyn season. Ole Miss faces Ten- Dec. 7 CSU Bakersfield
Miami, Las Vegas, Nev., NBA fore starting SEC action. for the NIT Tip-Off. The nessee Tech (Dec. 29) before Dec. 14 Middle Tennessee
Dec. 21 vs. Southeastern Louisiana
6:30 p.m. — Summer League: New Orleans Ole Miss opens the 2019- Rebels join Oklahoma State, wrapping up the non-confer- (Jackson, Miss.)
20 season with four straight Penn State and Syracuse at ence slate with a road battle Dec. 29 Tennessee Tech
vs. Cleveland, Las Vegas, Nev., ESPN2
home games, starting with Barclays Center for games on at Wichita State (Jan. 4). The Jan. 4 at Wichita State
8 p.m. — Summer League: San Antonio vs. a matchup against Arkan- Nov. 27 and Nov. 29. matchup against the Shock-
Phoenix, Las Vegas, Nev., NBA sas State (Nov. 8) the night Tipping off the month of ers is part of a scheduling date. Season tickets for the
8:30 p.m. — Summer League: New York vs. before an Ole Miss football December, Ole Miss returns alliance with the SEC and 2019-2020 basketball sea-
LA Lakers, Las Vegas, Nev., ESPN2 game. The Rebels welcome home to host Butler (Dec. The American Conference son are one sale by visiting
10 p.m. — Summer League: China vs. Mil- Norfolk State to Oxford for 3), completing a home-and- in which the participating OleMissTix.com. For the
a midweek contest (Nov. home series that began last schools will play a home-and- latest news and updates re-
waukee, Las Vegas, Nev., NBA
12) before hosting Western November. On the first Sat- home series, beginning this garding Ole Miss Men’s Bas-
10:30 p.m. — Summer League: Denver vs. ketball, follow the Rebels on
Michigan for another Friday urday of the month (Dec. 7), season. Therefore, the Rebels
Golden State, Las Vegas, Nev., ESPNU night battle (Nov. 15) ahead former Ole Miss head coach will host Wichita State during Twitter at @OleMissMBB, on
POKER of the final home football Rod Barnes returns to Ox- the 2020-21 campaign. Facebook at Ole Miss Men’s
6 p.m. — World Series of Poker: Day 6 game of the season, a SEC ford by bringing the CSU Tipoff times for all games Basketball and on Instagram
action from the 50th No-Limit Hold’em Main Saturday showdown with Bakersfield Roadrunners to will be announced at a later at olemissmbb.
Event, Las Vegas, Nev., ESPN
9:30 p.m. — World Series of Poker: Day 6
action from the 50th No-Limit Hold’em Main
Baseball
N.Y. Mets (Vargas 3-4) at Miami (TBD), 7:10 Jacinto College North, $3.45 million Pakistan and Nadiia Kichenok, Ukraine, 7-6 Castillo to Birmingham (SL) for a rehab as-
p.m. 18. Pittsburgh, Quinn Priester, rhp, Cary-Grove (5), 6-4. signment.
Event, Las Vegas, Nev., ESPN2 San Francisco (Anderson 3-2) at Milwaukee HS, Cary, Ill., $3.4 million Juniors Men’s Singles LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Sent RHP Keynan

TENNIS
American League Glance (TBD), 8:10 p.m.
Arizona (TBD) at St. Louis (Wainwright 5-7),
19. St. Louis, Zack Thompson, lhp, Kentucky,
$3 million
Third Round
Anton Matusevich, Britain, def. Holger Vitus
Middleton to Inland Empire (Cal) for a rehab
assignment.
All Times EDT
East Division 8:15 p.m. 20. Seattle, George Kirby, rhp, Elon, Nodskov Rune (1), Denmark, 6-4, 7-5. MINNESOTA TWINS — Signed SS Alec Craig
7 a.m. — Wimbledon: Gentlemen’s Quarter- W L Pct GB Cincinnati (TBD) at Colorado (TBD), 8:40 p.m. $3,242,900 Shintaro Mochizuki (8), Japan, def. Arthur Fery, to a minor league contract.
New York 57 31 .648 — Atlanta (Keuchel 2-2) at San Diego (TBD), 21. Atlanta, Braden Shewmake, ss, Texas A&M, Britain, 6-3, 6-3. NEW YORK YANKEES — Signed LHP Dan
finals, Centre Court, London, ESPN Tampa Bay 52 39 .571 6½ 10:10 p.m. $3,129,800
22. Tampa Bay, Greg Jones, ss, UNC Wilming-
Martin Damm (4), Czech Republic, def. Taha
Baadi, Canada, 6-2, 6-3.
Jennings to a minor league contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Sent LHP Sean
Boston 49 41 .544 9
7 a.m. — Wimbledon: Gentlemen’s Quarter- Toronto 34 57 .374 24½
All-Star Game Box ton, $3,024,500
23. Colorado, Michael Toglia, 1b, UCLA,
Dalibor Svrcina, Czech Republic, def. Tristan
Schoolkate, Australia, 6-4, 6-2.
Manaea to Stockton (Cal) for rehab assign-
ment.
Baltimore 27 62 .303 30½
NL AL $2,725,000 Carlos Gimeno Valero, Spain, def. Filip Cristian TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent 3B Matt Duffy, RHP
finals, Centre Court, London, ESPN2
Central Division
W L Pct GB ab r h bi ab r h bi 24. Cleveland, Daniel Espino, Georgia Premier Jianu (13), Romania, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2. Diego Castillo and LHP Anthony Banda to the
Yelich, lf 2 0 0 0 Springer, rf 2 0 1 0 Academy, Statesboro, Ga., $2.5 million Harold Mayot, France, def. Brandon Nakashima GCL Rays for rehab assignments.
11 a.m. — Wimbledon: Gentlemen’s Quar- Minnesota
Cleveland
56 33 .629 —
50 38 .568 5½ Bryant, lf 1 0 0 0 Lindor, ss 2 0 0 0 25. L.A. Dodgers, Kody Hoese, 3b, Tulane, (6), United States, 6-4, 6-4. National League
Chicago 42 44 .488 12½ McNeil, lf 1 0 0 0 LeMahieu, 2b 2 0 0 0 $2,740,300 Juniors Women’s Singles CHICAGO CUBS — Sent RHP Allen Webster to
terfinals, Centre Court, London, ESPN Kansas City 30 61 .330 27 Baez, ss 2 0 0 0 Torres, 2b 2 0 1 0 26. Arizona, Blake Walston, lhp, New Hanover Third Round Tennessee (SL) for a rehab assignment.
Detroit 28 57 .329 26 Story, ss 1 0 0 0 Trout, cf 2 0 0 0 HS, Wilmington, N.C., $2.45 million Emma Navarro (1), United States, def. Katrina PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned 2B Kevin
WNBA BASKETBALL West Division Dejong, ss 0 0 0 0 Merrifield, cf 2 0 0 0 27. Chicago Cubs, Ryan Jensen, RHP, Fresno Scott, United States, 0-6, 6-1, 6-1. Kramer to Indianapolis (IL). Signed OF Deion
W L Pct GB Freeman, 1b 1 0 0 0 Santana, 1b 3 0 0 0 State, $2 million Polina Kudermetova, Russia, def. Qinwen Walker to a minor league contract and assigned
10 a.m. — Connecticut at Atlanta, NBA Houston 57 33 .633 — Blackmon, rf 2 1 1 1 Abreu, 1b 1 0 0 0 28. Milwaukee, Ethan Small, lhp, Mississippi Zheng (3), China, 6-2, 6-1. him the th GCL Pirates.
Oakland 50 41 .549 7½ Bellinger, rf 2 0 0 0 Martinez, dh 2 0 0 0 State, $1.8 million Daria Snigur, Ukraine, def. Robin Montgomery, SAN DIEGO PADRES — Sent OF Travis
7:30 p.m. — Minnesota at Chicago, CBSSN Texas 48 42 .533 9 Alonso, 1b 2 0 1 2 Vogelbach, dh 1 0 0 0
Arenado, 3b 2 0 0 0 Bregman, 3b 2 1 1 0
29. Oakland, Logan Davidson, ss, Clemson, United States, 6-7, 6-1, 6-2. Jankowski to Lake Elsinore (Cal) for a rehab
Los Angeles 45 46 .495 12½ $2,424,600 Diane Parry (4), France, def. Hong Yi Cody assignment.
Thursday Seattle 39 55 .415 20
Sunday’s Games
Moustakas, 3b 2 0 0 0 MChapman, 3b 0 1 0 0
Bell, dh 2 0 1 0 Sanchez, c 2 1 1 0
Realmuto, dh 2 0 0 0 McCann, c 1 0 1 0
30. N.Y. Yankees, Anthony Volpe, ss, Delbarton
HS, Morristown, N.J., $2,740,300
Wong, Hong Kong, 6-2, 6-3.
Alexa Noel (10), United States, def. Matilda Mu-
American Association
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed
Toronto 6, Baltimore 1 31. L.A. Dodgers, Michael Busch, 2b, North tavdzic, Britain, 6-4, 6-4. RHP Chris Pennell.
AUTO RACING Boston 6, Detroit 3 Contreras,c 2 0 0 0 Brantley, lf 1 0 1 1 Carolina, $2,312,000 Priska Madelyn Nugroho, Indonesia, def. Fruh- KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Traded OF For-
Cleveland 11, Cincinnati 1 Muncy, 2b 2 0 0 0 Meadows, lf-rf 1 0 0 0 32. Houston, Korey Lee, c, California. $1.75 virtova Linda, Czech Republic, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. restt Allday to Lincoln for RHP Evan Korson,
2:30 p.m. — NASCAR Gander Outdoors Tampa Bay 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 Marte, 2b 2 0 1 0 Bogaerts, ph 1 0 0 0 million Juniors Men’s Doubles the reversionary rights to RHP Michael Blazek
Washington 5, Kansas City 2 Grandal, c 1 1 0 0 Betts, rf 0 0 0 0 33. Arizona, Brennan Malone, rhp, IMG Acade- First Round and a player to be named.
Truck Series: qualifying, Sparta, Ky., FS1 Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 1 Acuna, cf 2 0 0 0 Polanco, ss 2 0 1 1 my, Bradenton, Fla., $2,202,200 Andrew Paulson, Czech Republic and Eric Van- LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released INF John
Houston 11, L.A. Angels 10, 10 innings Dahl, cf 1 1 1 0 Gallo, lf 1 1 1 1 34. Arizona, Drey Jameson, rhp, Ball State, shelboim, Ukraine, def. Phuong van Nguyen, Sansone.
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Oakland 7, Seattle 4 Nyles Nygaard.
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Thursday’s Games
DP_NL 1. LOB_NL 5, AL 3. 2B_Marte, Brantley,
Sanchez. HR_Blackmon, Gallo. SB, Dejong,
Alonso.
Basketball Soccer Frontier League
EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released LHP Ja-
Houston (TBD) at Texas (Lynn 11-4), 8:05 p.m.
IP H R ER BB SO WNBA Glance U.S. Open Cup Glance cob Hill, INF Chris Panzarella and RHP Ashton
Raines.
3:55 a.m. (Friday) — Formula One: The Friday’s Games
Tampa Bay (Chirinos 7-4) at Baltimore (Bundy NL All Times EDT All Times EDT RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Jalen
Ryu 1 1 0 0 0 0 EASTERN CONFERENCE (Home teams listed first) Miller. Released RHP Kyle Fimbrez.
4-10), 7:05 p.m.
British Grand Prix, practice session 1, En- Toronto (TBD) at N.Y. Yankees (TBD), 7:05 p.m. Kershaw, L 1 2 1 1 0 1 W L Pct GB QUARTERFINALS WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Released 1B
deGrom 1 0 0 0 0 1 Washington 9 4 .692 — Wednesday, July 10 Mikael Mogues and RHP Eric Morell.
L.A. Dodgers (TBD) at Boston (Rodriguez 9-4),
gland, ESPN2 7:10 p.m. Castillo 1 0 0 0 0 2 Connecticut 9 5 .643 ½ Orlando City (MLS) vs. New York City (MLS), WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Released
Buehler 1 2 1 1 0 2 Chicago 7 7 .500 2½ 7:30 p.m. C Trey Fulton.
Minnesota (TBD) at Cleveland (Clevinger 2-2),
CYCLING 7:10 p.m. Soroka 1 0 0 0 0 0 New York
Indiana
7 8
6 9 .400 4
.467 3 Atlanta United (MLS) vs. Saint Louis (USLC),
7:30 p.m.
BASKETBALL
Houston (Cole 9-5) at Texas (Chavez 3-4), Woodruff 0 2/3 1 1 1 1 0 National Basketball Association
Atlanta 3 10 .231 6 Minnesota United (MLS) vs. New Mexico United
6:30 a.m. — Tour de France: Stage 6, 98 8:05 p.m. Smith
Alcantara
0 1/3 1 1 1 0 0
1 1 0 0 0 1 WESTERN CONFERENCE (USLC), 8 p.m.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Signed F Mfion-
Detroit (TBD) at Kansas City (Duffy 3-5), 8:15 du Kabengele and G Terance Mann.
W L Pct GB Los Angeles (MLS) vs. Portland (MLS), 10:30
miles, Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles p.m. AL
Verlander 1 0 0 0 0 2 Las Vegas 9 5 .643 — p.m.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Signed G Avery
Bradley, F Devontae Caco and F Aric Holman.
Chicago White Sox (TBD) at Oakland (Fiers Minnesota 8 6 .571 1 SEMIFINALS
Tanaka, W 1 1 0 0 0 1
Filles, France, NBCSN 8-3), 10:07 p.m.
Berrios 1 1 0 0 0 2 Los Angeles 7 7 .500 2 Wednesday, Aug. 7
WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Signed G Ish
Smith.
Seattle (Leake 7-7) at L.A. Angels (TBD), 10:07 Phoenix 6 6 .500 2 Orlando City (MLS)-New York City (MLS)
Giolito 1 0 0 0 1 1 FOOTBALL
GOLF p.m.
Bieber 1 0 0 0 0 3 Seattle 8 8 .500 2 winner vs. Atlanta United (MLS)-Saint Louis National Football League
Hendriks 1 1 1 1 0 3 Dallas 5 9 .357 4 (USLC) winner, TBA OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed RB josh Ja-
4:30 a.m. — European Tour Golf: The Scot- National League Glance Greene 1 0 0 0 0 0 Monday’s Games Minnesota United (MLS)-New Mexico United cobs.
All Times EDT Hand 1 2 2 2 2 1 No games scheduled (USLC) winner vs. Los Angeles (MLS)-Portland Canadian Football League
tish Open, first round, Scotland, GOLF East Division Chapman, Sv 1 0 0 0 0 3 Tuesday’s Games (MLS) winner, TBA EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released DL Darius
W L Pct GB T_2:48. A_36,747. Dallas 74, Los Angeles 62 CHAMPIONSHIP Jackson.
8:30 a.m. — European Tour Golf: The Scot- Atlanta 54 37 .593 — Wednesday’s Games
Connecticut at Atlanta, 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 27 or Wednesday, Aug. 28
Semifinal winners, TBA
HOCKEY
National Hockey League
tish Open, first round, Scotland, GOLF
Washington 47 42 .528 6
Philadelphia 47 43 .522 6½ 2019 Baseball First-Round Phoenix at Washington, 11:30 a.m. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Acquired F Alex
Las Vegas at Indiana, 12 p.m.
Signing Bonuses Nylander from Buffalo for D Henri Jokiharju.
Football
New York 40 50 .444 13½
Minnesota at Chicago, 9 p.m.
12:30 p.m. — PGA Tour Champions Golf: Miami 33 55 .375 19½ The signing bonuses for the first-round selec- Thursday’s Games
COLORADO AVALANCHE — Agreed to terms
Central Division with coach Jared Bednar on a two-year contract
tions in the 2019 baseball amateur draft: No games scheduled
Senior Players Championship, first round,
Chicago
W L Pct GB
47 43 .522 —
1. Baltimore, Adley Rutschman, c, Oregon Arena Football League extension.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — re-signed F Danick
State, $8.1 million All Times EDT
Akron, Ohio, GOLF Martel to a one-year, two-way contract.
Tennis
Milwaukee 47 44 .516 ½ 2. Kansas City, Bobby Witt Jr., ss, Colleyville W L T Pct PF PA
St. Louis 44 44 .500 2 Albany 8 2 0 800 499 429 American Hockey League
(Texas) Heritage HS, $7,787,400
Pittsburgh 44 45 .494 2½ MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed C Hunter
3 p.m. — PGA Tour Golf: The John Deere Cincinnati 41 46 .471 4½
3. Chicago White Sox, Andrew Vaughn, 1b, Cal-
Wimbledon Results
Philadelphia
Baltimore
7 4 0 .636 496 458
6 4 0 .600 425 364 Garlent, D Arvin Atwal and G Ken Appleby to
iforniam $7,221,200
West Division LONDON — Results Wednesday from Wimble- Washington 5 5 0 .500 435 462 one-year contracts.
Classic, first round, Silvis, Ill., GOLF W L Pct GB
4. Miami, J.J. Bleday, of, Vanderbilt.
don at The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Atlantic City 4 7 0 .364 490 515 ECHL
5. Detroit, Riley Greene, of, Hagerty HS, Ovie-
Los Angeles 60 32 .652 — Club (seedings in parentheses): Columbus 1 9 0 .100 396 443 IDAHO STEELHEADS — Agreed to terms with
4:30 a.m. (Friday) — European Tour Golf: Arizona 46 45 .505 13½
do, Fla., $6,180,700
6. San Diego, CJ Abrams, ss, Blessed Trinity Women’s Doubles Saturday’s Game D Keegan Kanzig on a one-year contract.
San Diego 45 45 .500 14 Third Round Philadelphia 50, Atlantic City 45 READING ROYALS — Re-signed F Corey
The Scottish Open, second round, Scotland, Catholic HS, Roswell, Ga., $5.2 million
Colorado 44 45 .494 14½ Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States and Saturday, July 13 Mackin to a one-year contract.
7. Cincinnati, Nick Lodolo, lhp, TCU, $5,432,400
San Francisco 41 48 .461 17½ Danielle Rose Collins, United States, def. Vic- Washington at Baltimore, 7 p.m. SOCCER
8. Texas, Josh Jung, 3b, Texas Tech, $4.4
GOLF Sunday’s Games million toria Azarenka, Belarus and Ashleigh Barty Sunday, July 14 Major League Soccer
Cleveland 11, Cincinnati 1 (10), Australia, , walkover. Albany at Columbus, 3 p.m. ATLANTA UNITED — Signed D George Cam-
9. Atlanta, Shea Langeliers, c, Baylor,
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Philadelphia 8, N.Y. Mets 3 $3,997,500 Quarterfinal Saturday, July 20 pell.
COLUMBUS CREW — Named Dante Washing-
Atlanta 4, Miami 3 10. San Francisco, Hunter Bishop, of, Arizona Yifan Xu, China and Gabriela Dabrowski (4), Columbus at Washington, 3:30 p.m.
2 p.m. — GEICO City Series: TBA, ESPNU Pittsburgh 6, Milwaukee 5
Washington 5, Kansas City 2
State, $4,097,500 Canada, def. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Unit- Philadelphia at Albany, 7 p.m. ton director of team strategic partnerships and
business development.
11. Toronto, Alek Manoah, rhp, West Virginia, ed States and Danielle Rose Collins, United Sunday, July 21
COLLEGE
5 p.m. — GEICO City Series: TBA, ESPNU Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 1
San Francisco 1, St. Louis 0
$4,547,500 States, 6-1, 6-3.
Barbora Krejcikova, Czech Republic and
Baltimore at Atlantic City, 4 p.m.
End regular season CLAYTON STATE — Named Hank Kim athlet-
12. N.Y. Mets, Brett Baty, 3b, Lake Travis HS,
Arizona 5, Colorado 3 ics development officer in addition to his duties
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS San Diego 5, L.A. Dodgers 3
Austin, Texas, $3.9 million Katerina Siniakova (2), Czech Republic, def.
Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany and Demi as men’s golf coach.
13. Minnesota, Keoni Cavaco, 3b, Eastlake HS,
7:30 p.m. — Professional Fighters League: AL 4, NL 3
Tuesday’s Games

Friday’s Games
Chula Vista, Calif., $4.05 million
14. Philadelphia, Bryson Stott, ss, UNLV, $3.9
Schuurs (8), Netherlands, 6-2, 7-6 (1).
Mixed Doubles
Third Round
Transactions PENNSYLVANIA — Named Dr. Jeremy Weeks
assistant director of strength and conditioning
and Michelle Pifer assisant strength and condi-
From Atlantic City, N.J., ESPN2 Pittsburgh (Archer 3-6) at Chicago Cubs (Dar-
million
15. L.A. Angels, Will Wilson, ss, NC State, Matwe Middelkoop, Netherlands and Zhaoxuan Tuesday’s Moves tioning coach. Promoted Stephen Brindle to as-
vish 2-4), 2:20 p.m. Yang, China, def. Marcus Daniell, New Zealand BASEBALL sociate strength and conditioning coach/head
$3,397,500
MLB BASEBALL Washington (TBD) at Philadelphia (TBD), 6:05 16. Arizona, Corbin Carroll, cf, Lakeside HS, and Jennifer Brady, United States, 6-2, 6-7 American League of basketball performance, Miguel Rivera to
p.m. (5), 6-4. BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Added RHP Aaron assistant strength and conditioning coach/head
Seattle, $3,745,500
7 p.m. — Houston at Texas, ESPN L.A. Dodgers (TBD) at Boston (Rodriguez 9-4), 17. Washington, Jackson Rutledge, rhp, San Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic and Wesley Brooks to the 25-man roster.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Sent C Welington
of football performance and Pat Dolan to full-
7:10 p.m. Koolhof (5), Netherlands, def. Aisam Qureshi, time assistant strength and conditioning coach.
4B Wednesday, July 10, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

Cycling

At Tour de France, a beacon for fire-damaged Notre Dame


By JOHN LEICESTER bol of hope for the future of an- were impacted. The stone was “We’re still restoring parts victory in Stage 3, kept the over-
The Associated Press other great French cathedral, scorched. The frame burned for of the cathedral that were weak- all lead.
Notre Dame in Paris. days. It was an absolute drama.” ened, destroyed in 1914. So BAGUETTE AND BUT-
REIMS, France — On qui- Like Notre Dame, ravaged After the war, there was talk our greatest hope is that won’t TER: Racing-wise, Stage 5 on
et days at the Tour de France, by fire in April, the towering ca- of turning the mutilated cathe- be the case in Paris, that we’ll Wednesday promises to be
when even the commentators thedral in Reims also endured dral — hit by more than 300 rapidly rediscover a cathedral more eventful, with four nota-
on French TV talk about the disaster, when it was heavily shells from German forces that that’s been fully restored,” said ble hills on the 175.5-kilometer
boredom of flat, long, mean- shelled in World War I. The occupied forts on the outskirts Bernard Poret, head of the Soci- (109-mile) route from Saint-
dering stages where not much ensuing inferno shattered and of Reims — into a memorial of ety of Friends of Reims Cathe- Dié-des-Vosges to Colmar near
happens until the sprint finish, blackened its massive stone German aggression. Instead, dral that raises funds. France’s eastern border with
there’s always another star that pillars and exquisite sculptures the decision was taken to re- The cathedral was the stand- Germany.
comes to the fore: France and and heavily damaged luminous build, taking decades. out among numerous monu- Food-wise, the Tour will be
its magnificent monuments. stained-glass windows that, Restoration work on the ments and sites of interest that deep into the country of chou-
The Gothic cathedral in now restored, bathe its cool and North Tower, which suffered the Tour zipped past, keeping croute, a tangy, shredded cab-
the Champagne city of Reims cavernous interior in a rainbow the worst fire damage, was TV commentators supplied bage dish served with fatty bel-
formed a breathtaking back- of color. Flames also melted completed in 2011. Renovations with talking points as riders ly of pork and smoked sausages,
drop for the start of Tuesday’s the lead roof, which dripped were still going on as recent- took it easy before cranking up and of the crisp white wines of
Stage 4, won 5 hours and 213 through the gargoyles. ly as three years ago, with the the speed for the sprint finish, Alsace.
mostly uneventful kilometers “The most appalling dra- equivalent of $3.7 million spent where Viviani hammered on his QUOTE OF THE DAY: “My
(132 miles) later in Nancy by ma for this cathedral was the on the huge rose-shaped win- pedals for a career-first stage father and mother were on the
Elia Viviani, an Italian sprinter. bombing of 1914,” said Ve- dow on the cathedral’s face. win at the Tour. finish line today. They were set
The towering 13th-Century ronique Palot-Maillart, a ca- And more than a century af- Julian Alaphilippe, the first to leave yesterday but finally de-
edifice where France’s kings thedral guide and historian. ter the war ended, the work isn’t Frenchman to wear the yellow cided to stay because the stage
were crowned stands as a sym- “The stained-glass windows over. jersey in five years after his solo was for sprinters” — Viviani.

Comics & Puzzles


DILBERT
Dear Abby
D
EAR ABBY: be happy for commitment to each other has
I am a me. My partner recently come into question,
54-year-old thinks she’s and we have been fighting
single woman jealous of our more than usual.
who recently new relationship. Recently, a good friend of
started dating The 18-year-old mine since almost childhood
again after four couldn’t care — and brief lover in my early
years of total ab- less. 20s — with whom I have main-
stinence. My two My question tained friendly contact over the
adult daughters, is, am I behaving years, propositioned me. He
ages 18 and 22, inappropriately? said he has never fallen out of
live at home with Don’t I have just love with me and will continue
ZITS me. as much right to to wait. I cut off my relation-
My dilemma: enjoy my home ship with him without agreeing
I am smitten, to as they do? — to an affair (or anything else)
say the least, GETTING BACK and have moved on with my
with an attractive, TO IT IN NEW marriage.
supportive and
Dear Abby YORK My concern is, now I feel
very loving man. DEAR GET- this urge to let my husband
I have invited him over and TING BACK: I can see how know about the exchange,
introduced him to the girls, your young adult daughter mostly to reinforce my com-
which went well until the other might be uncomfortable being mitment to him and maintain
night, when my 22-year-old confronted with her mother’s transparency. But part of me
overheard us being intimate sexual activity, to the musical is afraid that bringing it up will
(her bedroom is next to mine). accompaniment of squeaking cause more upset, and maybe
There was no screaming or bed springs. Most people have I should keep it to myself.
anything lewd, no nudity or a hard time accepting their What should I do? — NEEDING
GARFIELD PDA, but I happen to have a parents as sexual beings. You SOME GUIDANCE
slightly noisy bed. didn’t mention whether your DEAR NEEDING: Not all of
She now refuses to sleep daughter’s father would wel- our urges are meant to be act-
in her room and sent me a come this daughter moving in ed upon. Be honest about your
text telling me she wants to with him. If he’s all for it, that motive. What do you think tell-
live with her dad because she would be the way to deal with ing your husband will accom-
thinks it’s disgusting. I’m not her discomfort. plish? Will it bring you closer to
sure how to feel. On one hand, DEAR ABBY: I’ve been hap- each other, or remind him that
I think she needs to grow up, pily married for 13 years. Over you are attractive to other men
but at the same time, I don’t the last few years we have and make him jealous? Will it
want to be the cause of her experienced our brushes with anger him enough to want to
discomfort. the prospect of infidelity, but punch your old friend and for-
I explained to her that I’m we remain committed to each mer lover in the nose? If this is
happy after being alone for so other. While our marriage is a possibility, some things are
long and perhaps she could a healthy and happy one, our better left unsaid.
CANDORVILLE
Horoscopes
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July mechanical. Personality doesn’t can make you masterful, but it’s
10). No one works harder or just count; it overshadows the a process. Dips happen. In the
produces more than you. Your rest. lows it may seem that the role
work ethic has been a source TAURUS (April 20-May 20). has lost its luster. Reinvigorate.
of pride and luck. This year, When you’re used to having a Seek inspiration. Or just take a
it’s changing. You’ll still deliver person’s full attention, it’s a break.
consistently, but tremendously little jarring to suddenly have LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Just
excellent fortune befalls you as to share it. Of course you when you think you’ve seen it
you focus on the feelings you understand that others have all, you’ll be delighted by what
generate and what you create, a life outside of knowing you, falls into your field of vision.
and as you make sure you’re but there are times when the This happens more to you than
doing what matters. Gemini realization is more jarring. to others because you’re paying
BABY BLUES and Capricorn adore you. Your GEMINI (May 21-June 21). such close attention.
lucky numbers are: 25, 3, 33, Don’t settle for whatever mood VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
48 and 1. befalls the environment. Take This thing going on in your life
ARIES (March 21-April 19). charge. Set the emotional tem- right now is really precious, but
Pushing all the right buttons perature. You know how to do it’s not announcing itself as
may make the thing go, but life this. Sometimes you just forget such. If it were condensed in a
is about more than effective- to command that talent. movie scene, it would happen
ness. The wins will happen CANCER (June 22-July 22). in one beautiful, breathtaking
beyond the bounds of the Doing the same thing repeatedly moment.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
Though the cosmic backdrop is
complicated, so are you, and
something felicitous is likely to
form out of the unique chemis-
try of this day. You’ll magnetize
BEETLE BAILEY a new friend.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Discomfort is a require-
ment of growth. When a pursuit
is extremely attractive, the dis-
comfort is less noticeable. You
move through it unthinkingly as
the goal draws you ever nearer.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-
Dec. 21). Financial debts are
the easiest kind to figure out.
It’s the emotional and karmic
tabulations that can seem like
impossible math to solve. It’s
about to get a whole lot easier
MALLARD FILLMORE on you, though. A debt will be
forgiven.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). When you love someone,
you figure out ways to help, sup-
port and maybe, once in a while,
dazzle that person. The last
effort takes the sort of planning
that is favored for you today.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). You’ve an interest that
could be retired. Were you to
decide to go in this direction, a
clutter of material possessions
would go, too. Paring down will
FAMILY CIRCUS liberate new energy.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). Even the simplest action
is executed through a multi-
step process. Instinct kicks in
first, uncontrollably so. Next is
thought. Some thoughts are
also uncontrollable, but most
can be managed when you
assert yourself.

Autumn leaves
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Bisquick
Daniel J. van Ackere/America’s Test Kichen via AP
Fennel, orange and olives star in this salad
recipe from the cookbook “Tasting Italy.”

This bright,
tasty salad
celebrates Sicilian
ingredients
BY AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN

T
his light, bright salad celebrates ingre-
dients that are abundant in Sicily.
Citrus fruits, in particular, flourish
and come in many varieties. Taroccos, or
blood oranges, are the most popular and
prized variety, so it seemed only fitting that
we use them for this salad.
bettycrocker.com
We liked the fennel best when it was sliced
Bisquick has been called the most versatile ingredient in the kitchen. Use it to slice work time for dishes from
casseroles to desserts, like these peach-ginger shortcakes. as thin as possible; this ensured its texture
was delicate and crisp rather than tough and
BY JAN SWOOPE chewy, making it an ideal pairing with the
jswoope@cdispatch.com sweet, juicy oranges.
To ensure that they were evenly distrib-

I
t was in 1930, so history tells us, uted in the salad, we cut the oranges into
that General Mills sales exec bite-size pieces and tossed the salad gently
Carl Smith sat down to some to keep the segments from falling apart. To
fabulous hot biscuits in a train din- See Sicilian, 6B
ing car. Amazed that fresh biscuits
could be delivered in short order
on a train, Smith visited the chef’s
galley after his meal. The chef
showed how he had premixed lard,
flour, baking powder and salt and
kept his prepared mixture on ice so
Greek yogurt
he could readily bake up biscuits for
passengers. In the Depression-era
’30s, before muffin, biscuit or cake
creates a creamy,
mix, this was a novel approach.
Smith recognized a good idea
when he saw it and took the concept
spice-infused
salad dressing
back to General Mills. Work soon
began on a formula that could be bettycrocker.com
boxed and stored outside the fridge. This Bisquick chicken alfredo can be ready in about 35 minutes.
The result was Bisquick, a handy love, from casseroles to dinner rolls serve it too soon. Let it rest out of
kitchen helper that’s worth a revisit. BY AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN
to desserts. the oven for a while, says thekitch-
Many of us grew up with our

F
Long summer days packed with enmagpie.com.) resh, juicy summer tomatoes make
parents or grandparents pulling
activity call for quick-fix suppers. The chicken alfredo recipe today a great salad, so we set out to create
the General Mills Betty Crocker
A few suggestions you can make has “everything needed for a com- one with complementary flavors and a
Bisquick out of the pantry to make
with Bisquick include a healthier plete meal in a pan: chicken, veggie creamy dressing.
biscuits or pancakes. The prepared
alternative to fried chicken — ov- and a side bread,” says bettycrock- Tomatoes exude lots of liquid when cut,
baking mix of flour, shortening, salt
en-baked chicken legs breaded er.com. which can quickly turn a salad into soup. To
and baking powder has withstood
the test of time, as useful today as in a light, crispy coating full of For dessert, use Bisquick with get rid of some of the tomato juice without
ever, if not moreso. It’s been called seasonings. Or try the “Impossible fresh peaches from the local farm- losing all the valuable flavor, we looked to a
“the most versatile ingredient in Quiche” recipe made with ham, ers market to create peach-ginger method that had proven successful in our oth-
your kitchen” by more than one bacon and Swiss. Make it vegetari- shortcakes. er tomato salad recipes: salting the tomatoes
source, including chowhound.com. an with vegetables instead of meats. Mmm ... tastes like summertime before making the salad.
This baking shortcut provides fast- (Make sure to let it cool down. The already. Simply cutting the tomatoes into wedges,
er ways to make so many foods we quiche will fall apart if you try to See BisQuick, 6B See Greek Yogurt, 6B

Not just for pasta, try basil pesto on grilled chicken


BY AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated (1 cup)
4 (12-ounce) bone-in split chicken breasts,

B
asil pesto isn’t just for pasta. trimmed
We found a way to imbue chick- n Process basil, 1/2 cup oil, garlic,
en with basil and garlic that lemon juice and 3/4 teaspoon salt in food
would hold up on the grill. processor until smooth, about 1 minute,
How did we get enough flavor into scraping down bowl as needed. Transfer
the chicken? We used homemade 1/4 cup pesto to large bowl and set aside
for marinade. Add Parmesan to pesto left
pesto, which tastes stronger and in processor and pulse to incorporate,
fresher than store-bought. We added about 3 pulses; transfer 1/4 cup pesto
the pesto base to separate mixtures to small bowl and set aside for stuffing.
for marinating, stuffing and saucing Add remaining 1/4 cup oil to pesto left in
processor and pulse to incorporate, about
the chicken. 3 pulses; set aside for serving.
We found that bone-in chicken n Starting on thick side of breast, closest
breasts had the most flavor. We cut to breastbone, cut horizontal pocket in
pockets in them to fill with pesto and each breast, stopping 1/2 inch from edge
then marinated the stuffed breasts so halves remain attached. Season chick-
en, inside and out, with salt and pepper.
in more pesto. We added a third dose Place 1 tablespoon pesto reserved for
of pesto in a sauce to serve with the stuffing in each pocket. Tie each chick-
chicken after it was grilled. en breast with 2 pieces kitchen twine to
secure. In large bowl, rub chicken with
pesto reserved for marinade, cover, and
GRILLED PESTO CHICKEN refrigerate for 1 hour.
— For a charcoal grill: Open bottom vent
Servings: 4
Start to finish: 1 hour, 30 minutes completely. Light large chimney starter
filled with charcoal briquettes (6 quarts).
4 cups fresh basil leaves When top coals are partially covered with
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil ash, pour evenly over half of grill. Set
5 garlic cloves, peeled cooking grate in place, cover, and open lid
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice vent completely. Heat grill until hot, about Joe Keller/America’s Test Kitchen via AP
Salt and pepper See Pesto, 6B Use flavorful bone-in chicken breasts to make this grilled pesto chicken.
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Greek yogurt
Continued from Page 5B
tossing them with salt, and letting
them sit for 15 minutes provided
enough time for the juice to drain.
This also seasoned the tomatoes
and their juice at the same time.
We reserved a measured amount
of the flavorful juice to add to the
dressing without watering down
the salad.
Greek yogurt laid the founda-
tion for a creamy, spice-infused
dressing, and we boosted its tang
with lemon juice and the reserved
tomato juice. To that we added
fresh oregano, cumin, and garlic,
but some tasters found the cumin
and garlic too harsh.
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with the dressing, finishing with
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numbers. The object 3 5 6 7 9 8 2 1 4
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just the right amount of briny feta is
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son tomatoes.

TOMATO SALAD WITH FETA AND


CUMIN-YOGURT DRESSING
Servings: 6
Start to finish: 30 minutes
Daniel J. van Ackere/America’s Test Kitchen
2 1/2 pounds ripe tomatoes, cored and The recipe for this tomato salad with feta and cumin-yogurt dressing is
cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges from “The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook.”
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil oregano, and oil mixture until combined.
1 garlic clove, minced n Toss tomatoes with 1/2 teaspoon salt Add tomatoes and feta and gently toss
1 teaspoon ground cumin and let drain in colander set over bowl for to coat. Season with salt and pepper to
1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 15 to 20 minutes. taste. Serve.
1 tablespoon lemon juice n Microwave oil, garlic, and cumin in bowl Nutrition information per serving: 104
1 scallion, sliced thin until fragrant, about 30 seconds; let cool calories; 54 calories from fat; 6 g fat (3
1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano slightly. Transfer 1 tablespoon tomato g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 13 mg choles-
3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (3/4 liquid to large bowl; discard remaining liq- terol; 338 mg sodium; 9 g carbohydrate;
cup) uid. Whisk in yogurt, lemon juice, scallion, 3 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 5 g protein.

Sicilian Pesto
Continued from Page 5B Continued from Page 5B
finish our salad, we added 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive 5 minutes. until well browned and
some oil-cured black oil — For a gas grill: Turn all chicken registers 160 F,
2 tablespoons coarsely burners to high, cover, 5 to 10 minutes.
olives, which added briny chopped fresh mint and heat grill until hot,
contrast, plus fresh mint, 2 teaspoons lemon juice about 15 minutes. Turn
n Transfer chicken
Salt and pepper all burners to medium- to platter, tent with
lemon juice, olive oil, salt
low. (Adjust burners as aluminum foil, and let
and pepper. n Cut away peel and pith from needed to maintain grill rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
oranges. Quarter oranges, then temperature of 350 F.) Remove twine, car ve
slice crosswise into 1/2-inch- n Clean and oil cooking
FENNEL, ORANGE thick pieces. Combine oranges grate. Place chicken skin
chicken, and ser ve with
remaining sauce.
AND OLIVE SALAD and any accumulated juices,
fennel, olives, oil, mint, and lem-
side up on grill (cooler
side if using charcoal). Nutrition information per
Servings: 4-6 on juice in bowl. Season with Cover and cook until serving: 442 calories;
Start to finish: 25 minutes salt and pepper to taste. Serve. chicken registers 155 F, 247 calories from fat;
Nutrition information per 25 to 35 minutes. 28 g fat (14 g saturated;
2 blood oranges serving: 122 calories; 89 n Slide chicken to hotter
1 fennel bulb, stalks discarded, 1 g trans fats); 279
calories from fat; 13 g fat (2 g side of grill (if using
bulb halved, cored, and sliced mg cholesterol; 860
saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg charcoal) or turn all
thin cholesterol; 152 mg sodium;10 burners to high (if using mg sodium; 25 g
1/4 cup pitted brine-cured black g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 6 g gas), and flip skin side carbohydrate; 1 g fiber;
olives, sliced thin sugar; 1 g protein. down. Cover and cook 7 g sugar; 23 g protein.

Bisquick
Continued from Page 5B ACROSS
brown sugar and ground ginger until coat- Move mixture toward center of skillet. 1 Isthmus nation
OVEN BAKED DRUMSTICKS ed. Let stand 30 minutes or until syrupy. Drop 12 heaping tablespoonfuls of dough 7 Distantly
Prep: 10 minutes n Heat oven to 425 F. In large bowl, stir
Cook: 45 minutes around edge of skillet. 11 Door-pounder’s
Bisquick mix, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, n Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until biscuits
Makes 6 servings crystallized ginger, half-and-half and melt- cry
are golden brown. Spoon tomatoes over 12 Cats’ quarries
ed butter until soft dough forms. Onto chicken mixture. Sprinkle with remaining
2-3 tablespoons butter or margarine ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by 6 13 Small
2/3 cup Bisquick mix fresh basil.
spoonfuls. 14 Begged
1 1/2 teaspoon paprika (Note: For extra color, use a combination
1 1/4 teaspoon salt
n Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden of zucchini and yellow summer squash. 15 Trio doubled
brown. Cool 15 minutes. 17 Existence
1/4 teaspoon pepper n In chilled medium bowl, beat sweet- Change up vegetables with fresh broccoli
3 pounds chicken drumsticks, chicken and cut-up red bell pepper.) 20 Neighborhoods
ened whipped cream ingredients with
legs electric mixer on low speed until mixture (Source: bettycrocker.com) 23 Pitcher’s stat
Spray butter 24 Big hit
begins to thicken. Gradually increase
speed to high and beat just until soft 26 Hair goo
n Preheat oven to 425 F.
n Melt butter in a 9-by-13-inch baking peaks form. BISQUICK IMPOSSIBLE 27 Need to pay
n To serve, split warm shortcakes; place
dish in oven.
n While butter is melting, stir together on dessert plates. Fill and top with peach QUICHE RECIPE 28 Lupino of film
29 Hospital workers
mixture and whipped cream. Prep: 5 minutes
Bisquick, paprika, salt and pepper in a
(Source: bettycrocker.com) Cook: 35 minutes 31 Quick taste
bowl. Coat each chicken drum and place 32 Prom crowd
Makes 6 servings 5 Remote button 24 Stable resident
in 9-by-13-inch dish with melted butter. 33 They may clash
n Spray with butter before putting in the 6 High point 25 Possess
oven, and once during baking. IMPOSSIBLY EASY CHICKEN 12 slices bacon, cooked, drained and 34 Land, as a fish 7 Current unit 30 Vigor
crumbled 37 Commotion
n Bake 30 minutes, flip and bake an
additional 15-25 minutes. ALFREDO SKILLET 1 cup Swiss cheese shredded (about 4 39 Completely
8 Making purer, in
a way
33 Door sign
35 Shopping aid
(Source: lilluna.com) Prep: 20 minutes ounces) 43 Put up, as
Total: 35 minutes 1/3 cup onion, diced
9 Perfect serve 36 Foot part
Makes 6 servings posters 10 Spectrum end 37 That woman
2 cups milk
PEACH-GINGER SHORTCAKES 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup Bisquick
44 Like vistas
45 Tense
16 Breaks, in a way 38 Young fellow
Prep: 15 minutes 4 eggs 17 On the up-and- 40 Unbroken
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes 1 1/4 pound boneless skinless chicken 46 Menace up 41 Aunt, in Aca-
breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 teaspoon salt
Makes 6 servings 18 Singer Cara pulco
3 cups sliced zucchini (about 4 medium 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
DOWN 19 Suffering a mo- 42 Halloween mo.
For filling: or 1 pound)
2 cups Original Bisquick mix n Preheat oven to 400 F. Lightly grease a 1 Balloon sound ment of weakness
3 cups sliced peeled peaches
1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 10-inch pie plate. 2 Clumsy one 21 TV sound
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves n Sprinkle crumbled bacon, shredded 3 Volleyball need 22 Loses it
2/3 cup milk cheese and diced onion evenly over bot- 4 Biscotti flavor
For shortcakes: 3/4 cup Alfredo pasta sauce tom of pie plate.
2 1/2 cups Original Bisquick mix 1 cup chopped tomatoes n Beat eggs with the salt and pepper,
1/4 cup granulated sugar then stir in the milk.
3 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger n Heat oven to 400 F. In 12-inch oven- n Add in the Bisquick and beat until
1/2 cup half-and-half proof skillet, heat oil over medium-high
smooth; it must be smooth to work.
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted heat. Add chicken and zucchini. Cook 5
to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until n Pour the liquid mix over ingredients in
For sweetened whipped cream: chicken is no longer pink. the pie plate.
3/4 cup whipping cream n Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir to- n Bake in preheated oven 35 minutes
4 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar gether Bisquick mix, Parmesan cheese, 2 or until a toothpick inserted in the center
3/4 teaspoon vanilla tablespoons of the basil and the milk until of quiche comes out clean. Let cool on a
soft dough forms. wire rack for 15 minutes. Slice and serve.

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has been abandoned at al or equitable interest Book 2019 at Page (601) 981-9299 the public switched net- tions apply. For ex- COURT OF LOWNDES PROPERTY, SPECIFIC- against you for the
Atlas Recovery & Tow- in the real property, loc- 12102; and work; ample, customers must COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI ALLY 1905 4TH AVEN- things demanded in the
ing, 4009 HWY 373, ated at 223 20th Street 517 Cypress St • Minutes of use for loc- apply for Lifeline and UE, LOWNDES COUNTY, petition.
Columbus, MS 39705: S., Lowndes County, WHEREAS, default hav- Columbus, MS 39702 al service provided at no provide proof of eligibil- GRADY MONTS, INDI- COLUMBUS, MISSIS-
Columbus, Mississippi. ing been made in the 18-022984 additional charge; ity before receiving the VIDUALLY AND DOING SIPPI You are not required to
1994 Ford Thunderbird terms and conditions of • Emergency Services; Lifeline Assistance BUSINESS AS GT file an answer or other
Vin# You are summoned to said deed of trust and Publication Dates: • Broadband Internet Credit. Customers must MONTS ENTERPRISES, You have been made a pleading but you may do
1FALP62W5RH144872 appear and defend the entire debt secured July 10, 17, 24 and 31, access service which in- also recertify their con- PLAINTIFF Defendant in the Com- so if you desire.
against said petition thereby having been de- 2019 cludes the capability to tinued eligibility every plaint to Quiet and Con-
1997 Toyota Camry filed against you in this clared to be due and send data to and re- year. Additionally, as VS. firm Title filed within the ISSUED UNDER MY
Vin# action at 9:00 o’clock payable in accordance IN THE CHANCERY long as a qualified indi- Court by Grady Monts, HAND AND SEAL OF
COURT OF LOWNDES ceive data from the In-
4T1BG22K7VU144672 a.m. on the 15th day of with the terms of said ternet, but excludes vidual agrees to toll LEONARDO DISMUKES Individually and Doing THIS COURT, this the
July, 2019, at the Oktib- deed of trust, Federal COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI blocking, that individual and ALL PERSONS HAV- Business as GT Monts 21st day of June, 2019.
dial-up service.
IF THESE VEHICLES ARE beha County Court- National Mortgage Asso- is not required to pay a ING OR CLAIMING ANY Enterprises, seeking all
NOT CLAIMED THEY house in Starkville, Mis- ciation ("Fannie Mae"), IN RE: deposit prior to our ser- LEGAL OR EQUITABLE persons having or claim- LISA YOUNGER NEESE
Voice telephone service
WILL BE PUT UP FOR sissippi, and in case of the legal holder of said is provided at rates vice being offered. A INTEREST IN THE REAL ing any legal or equit- CLERK OF THE CHAN-
SALE ON THE 1ST DAY your failure to appear indebtedness, having re- ESTATE OF ROBERT M. complete set of terms PROPERTIES DE- able interest in the real CERY COURT OF
MATTES, DECEASED which start at $20.00
OF AUGUST, 2019 AT and defend a judgment quested the under- per month for residen- for these programs is SCRIBED HEREIN, property, located at LOWNDES COUNTY,
6:00 A.M. AT ATLAS RE- will be entered against signed Substituted available at Franklin DEFENDANT(S) 1905 4th Avenue, MISSISSIPPI
COVERY & TOWING, you for the things de- Trustee to execute the RONALD JOHN MATTES, tial customers and Telephone Company Lowndes County, Colum-
EXECUTOR $25.00 per month for
4009 HWY 373, manded in the petition. trust and sell said land business line custom- Commercial offices. CAUSE NO. bus, Mississippi. By: Shantrell W.
COLUMBUS, MS and property in accord- 2019-0184-F Granderson
39705. You are not required to ance with the terms of CAUSE NO. 2019-0118- ers. Broadband Internet Please call Franklin You are summoned to
PDE access service is
file an answer or other said deed of trust and provided at rates which Telephone Company, SUMMONS BY PUBLICA- appear and defend PUBLISH: 6/26, 7/3 &
Witnessed under my pleading but you may do for the purpose of rais- Inc. at 1-877-422-1212 TION against said petition 7/10/2019.
hand on this the 9th so if you desire. ing the sums due there- NOTICE TO CREDITORS start at $28.39 per or write us at P. O. Box filed against you in this
month for residential
day of JuLY, 2019. under, together with at- customers and $44.99 278, Meadville, MS STATE OF MISSISSIPPI action at 9:00 o’clock
ISSUED UNDER MY torney's fees, trustee'sLetters Testamentary 39653 or visit our web- COUNTY OF LOWNDES a.m. on the 15th day of
/s/Frank Stump HAND AND SEAL OF fees and expense of have been granted and per month for business site at July, 2019, at the Oktib- Legal Advertisement
issued to Ronald John customers. Franklin
THIS COURT, this the sale. http://www.ftcweb.net TO: LEONARDO DIS- beha County Court-
Publish: 7/10 & 21st day of June, 2019. Mattes, Executor of the Telephone Company, for additional informa- MUKES AND ALL PER- house, in Starkville, LOWNDES COUNTY HAS
Estate of Robert M. Inc. would be pleased to
7/17/2019 NOW, THEREFORE, I, provide you with specif- tion or with questions. SONS HAVING OR Mississippi, and in case BEEN AWARDED FEDER-
LISA YOUNGER NEESE Shapiro & Brown, LLC, Mattes, deceased, by We encourage you to CLAIMING ANY LEGAL of your failure to ap- AL FUNDS MADE AVAIL-
IN THE CHANCERY the Chancery Court of ic rates for voice and
CLERK OF THE CHAN- Substituted Trustee in broadband for your area contact Franklin Tele- OR EQUITABLE IN- pear and defend a judg- ABLE THROUGH THE DE-
COURT OF LOWNDES CERY COURT OF said deed of trust, willLowndes County, Mis- phone Company if you TEREST IN THE REAL ment will be entered PARTMENT OF HOME-
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI LOWNDES COUNTY, on August 7, 2019 of- sissippi, on the 1st day upon request. Use of believe you qualify for PROPERTY, SPECIFIC- against you for the LAND SECURITY (DHS)
MISSISSIPPI fer for sale at public of July, 2019. This is to these services may res- Lifeline. Legal Notices
ALLY 1905 0010
4TH AVEN- things demanded in the / FEDERAL EMER-
ANITA MONTS, give notice to all per- ult in added charges in-
outcry and sell within UE, LOWNDES COUNTY, petition. GENCY MANAGEMENT
PLAINTIFF sons having claims cluding taxes, sur-
By: Shantrell W. legal hours (being PUBLISH: 7/10/2019 COLUMBUS, MISSIS- AGENCY UNDER THE
against said estate to charges, and fees. In
Granderson between the hours of addition, Franklin Tele- SIPPI You are not required to EMERGENCY FOOD AND
VS. 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 Probate and Register IN THE CHANCERY file an answer or other SHELTER NATIONAL
same with the Chan- phone Company, Inc. COURT OF LOWNDES
PUBLISH: 6/26, 7/3 & p.m.), at the Southeast provides one copy of its You have been made a pleading but you may do BOARD PROGRAM.
LEONARDO DISMUKES 7/10/2019 Door of the County cery Clerk of Lowndes COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Defendant in the Com- so if you desire.
and ALL PERSONS HAV- County, Mississippi, annual local directory
Courthouse of Lowndes plaint to Quiet and Con- Lowndes County has
ING OR CLAIMING ANY SUBSTITUTED TRUST- within ninety (90) days free without charge. IN RE: IN THE MATTER
County, located at 505 firm Title filed within the ISSUED UNDER MY been chosen to receive
LEGAL OR EQUITABLE EE'S NOTICE OF SALE after the first publica- Touchtone service is OF THE ESTATE OF LOIS Court by Grady Monts,
2nd Avenue North, HAND AND SEAL OF $28,379 to supple-
INTEREST IN THE REAL tion of this Notice to available at no addition- CHARLENE DONALD-
Columbus, MS 39701, Individually and Doing THIS COURT, this the ment emergency food
PROPERTIES DE- WHEREAS, on August to the highest and best Creditors. A failure to so al charge. SON, DECEASED Business as GT Monts 21st day of June, 2019. and shelter programs in
SCRIBED HEREIN, 29, 2007, Brenda A. Probate and Register
bidder for cash or certi- Enterprises, seeking all the county.
DEFENDANT(S) Henry, a single woman said claim will forever Franklin Telephone CAUSE NO. 19-0109-
fied funds the following Company, Inc. also of- persons having or claim- LISA YOUNGER NEESE
executed a certain deed described property situ- bar the same. PDE ing any legal or equit- CLERK OF THE CHAN- The selection was made
CAUSE NO. of trust to Peter F. fers qualified custom-
ated in Lowndes able interest in the real CERY COURT OF by a National Board that
2019-0185-F Makowiscki, Trustee for County, State of Missis- /s/ Ronald John Mattes ers Lifeline service. Life- NOTICE TO CREDITORS property, located at LOWNDES COUNTY, is chaired by the U.S.
the benefit of Mortgage sippi, to-wit: Ronald John Mattes, Ex- line is a non-transfer- 1905 4th Avenue, MISSISSIPPI Department of Home-
SUMMONS BY PUBLICA- Electronic Registration ecutor able, federal benefit Letters Testamentary Lowndes County, Colum- land Security’s Federal
TION Systems, Inc. as nomin- Lot 111 in CHILCUTT that makes monthly having been granted on bus, Mississippi. By: Shantrell W. Emergency Manage-
ee for First Horizon OF COUNSEL: voice or broadband ser- the 14th day of June,
SUBDIVISION, FOURTH Granderson ment Agency and con-
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI Home Loans, a Division EXTENSION, a subdivi- vice more affordable. 2019, by the Chancery You are summoned to sists of representatives
COUNTY OF LOWNDES of First Tennessee sion of Lowndes County, Aubrey E. Nichols, MB # The program is limited Court of Lowndes appear and defend PUBLISH: 6/26, 7/3 & from American Red
Bank, N.A., its suc- 3842 to one discount per County, Mississippi, to against said petition
Mississippi, as shown 7/10/2019. Cross; Catholic Charit-
TO: LEONARDO DIS- cessors and assigns by map or plat thereof The Nichols Firm, PLLC household. Eligible the undersigned Execut- filed against you in this ies, USA; National Coun-
MUKES and ALL PER- which deed of trust is of in Plat Book 2 at Page Post Office Box 1081 households may apply or upon the Estate of action at 9:00 o’clock cil of the Churches of
SONS HAVING OR record in the office of Columbus, MS 39703- the monthly Lifeline dis- LOIS CHARLENE DON-
78 in the office of the a.m. on the 15th day of Christ in the USA; The
CLAIMING ANY LEGAL the Chancery Clerk of 1081 count to either broad- ALDSON, deceased, no- July, 2019, at the Oktib-
Chancery Clerk of Jewish Federations of
OR EQUITABLE IN- Lowndes County, State Lowndes County, Mis- (662) 243-7312 band service (home or tice is hereby given to beha County Court- North America; The Sal-
TEREST IN THE REAL of Mississippi in Book anichols@thenichols- wireless) or voice ser- all persons having
sissippi; SUBJECT TO house, in Starkville, vation Army; and, United
PROPERTY, SPECIFIC- 2007 at Page 26671; firm.net vice (home or wireless) claims against said Es- Mississippi, and in case
the restrictive coven- Way Worldwide. The
ALLY 223 20TH STREET and but not both. Lifeline tate to present the
ants and conditions as of your failure to ap- Local Board was
S., LOWNDES COUNTY, shown by instrument re- PUBLISH: 7/10, 7/17, customers also have same to the Clerk of pear and defend a judg- charged to distribute
COLUMBUS, MISSIS- WHEREAS, Federal Na- & 7/24/2019 the option to apply the this Court for probate
corded in Book 339 at ment will be entered funds appropriated by
SIPPI tional Mortgage Associ- Page 262 of the Land discount to a service and registration accord- against you for the Congress to help ex-
ation ("Fannie Mae") Franklin Telephone bundle, such as home ing to the law within
Records of Lowndes things demanded in the pand the capacity of
You have been made a has heretofore substi- Company, Inc. phone and home inter- ninety (90) days from
County, Mississippi; petition. food and shelter pro-
Defendant in the Com- tuted Shapiro & Brown, AND SUBJECT, ALSO, to net. The Lifeline voice the first publication of grams in high-need
plaint to Quiet and Con- LLC as Trustee by in- DID YOU KNOW service also includes this notice or they will
easement for public util- You are not required to areas around the coun-
firm Title filed within the strument dated June toll blocking to qualify- be forever barred.
ities and drainage pur- file an answer or other try.
Court by Anita Monts, 19, 2019 and recorded poses across the North, On December 16, ing customers without
1997, the Mississippi charge. The current dis- pleading but you may do
seeking all persons hav- in the aforesaid Chan- South and East 5 feet THIS 17th day of June, so if you desire. A Local Board made up
ing or claiming any leg- cery Clerk's Office in Public Service Commis- count provided under 2019. of United Way; Helping
of said Lot and across sion designated Frank- the Company’s Lifeline
alLegal Notices 0010interest
or equitable Book 2019 at Page the West 10 feet of said ISSUED UNDER MY Hands, Inc.; The Salva-
in the real property, loc- 12102; and lin Telephone Company, service is $9.25 per CYNTHIA LEA DONALD- HAND AND SEAL OF tion Army; Emergency
lot. Inc. an "Eligible Tele- month for each month
ated at 223 20th Street SON STARKEY THIS COURT, this the Management Agency;
S., Lowndes County, WHEREAS, default hav- I WILL CONVEY only communications Carri- that the customer quali- EXECUTOR OF THE ES- 21st day of June, 2019. B’Nai Israel; Safe
Columbus, Mississippi. ing been made in the er" for its service area fies. TATE OF LOIS CHAR-
such title as vested in Haven, Inc.; Contact
terms and conditions of me as Substituted for Universal Service LENE DONALDSON, DE- LISA YOUNGER NEESE Helpline Teleministries;
You are summoned to said deed of trust and Fund purposes and pro- A household is eligible CEASED American Red Cross;
Trustee. grams. The goal of uni- for the Lifeline discount CLERK OF THE CHAN-
appear and defend the entire debt secured CERY COURT OF Loaves and Fishes Com-
against said petition thereby having been de- WITNESS MY SIGNA- versal service is to if the customer’s annu- Roy E. Carpenter, Jr. LOWNDES COUNTY, munity Soup Kitchen;
filed against you in this clared to be due and provide all Mississippi al household income is Attorney for Executor
TURE on this 2nd day of citizens access to es- MISSISSIPPI Recovery House; and a
action at 9:00 o’clock payable in accordance at or below 135% of the P. O. Box 56
July, 2019. representative of Home-
a.m. on the 15th day of with the terms of said sential telecommunica- federal poverty Starkville, MS 39760- less citizens will determ-
tions services. guidelines. You may By: Shantrell W.
July, 2019, at the Oktib- deed of trust, Federal Shapiro & Brown, LLC 0056 Granderson ine how the funds awar-
beha County Court- National Mortgage Asso- SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE also qualify for the Life- (662) 323-4095 ded to Lowndes County
house in Starkville, Mis- ciation ("Fannie Mae"), Franklin Telephone line program if a cus-
PUBLISH: 6/26, 7/3 & are to be distributed
sissippi, and in case of the legal holder of said Shapiro & Brown, LLC Company, Inc. provides tomer, a dependent, or PUBLISH: 6/26, 7/3, & 7/10/2019. among the emergency
your failure to appear indebtedness, having re- 1080 River Oaks Drive, the supported services - the customer’s house- 7/10/2019 food and shelter pro-
and defend a judgment quested the under- - voice telephony ser- hold participates in one
Suite B-202 grams run by local ser-
will be entered against signed Substituted vice and broadband In- or more of the following
Flowood, MS 39232 vice agencies in the
you for the things de- Trustee to execute the ternet access service – programs: Medicaid, area. The Local Board is
(601) 981-9299 throughout its desig- Supplemental Nutrition
manded in the petition. trust and sell said land responsible for recom-
and property in accord- 517cdispatch.com nated service area. Assistance Program
Cypress St mending agencies to re-
These supported ser- (SNAP), Supplemental
You are not required to ance with the terms of Columbus, MS 39702 vices include: Security Income, Feder- Find the perfect ceive these funds and
file an answer or other said deed of trust and 18-022984 home. any additional funds
pleading but you may do for the purpose of rais- al Public Housing As-
made available under
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HAND AND SEAL OF fees and expense of • Minutes of use for loc- Under the terms of the
THIS COURT, this the sale. al service provided at no Other terms and condi- grant from the National
21st day of June, 2019. additional charge; tions apply. For ex-
Legal Notices 0010 must Board, local agencies
NOW, THEREFORE, I, • Emergency Services; ample, customers
chosen to receive funds
LISA YOUNGER NEESE Shapiro & Brown, LLC, • Broadband Internet apply for Lifeline and
must: 1) be private vol-
CLERK OF THE CHAN- Substituted Trustee in access service which in- provide proof of eligibil- untary non-profits or
CERY COURT OF said deed of trust, will cludes the capability to ity before receiving the units of government, 2)
LOWNDES COUNTY, on August 7, 2019 of- send data to and re- Lifeline Assistance
be eligible to receive
MISSISSIPPI fer for sale at public ceive data from the In- Credit. Customers must
Federal funds, 3) have
outcry and sell within ternet, but excludes also recertify their con-
an accounting system,
By: Shantrell W. legal hours (being dial-up service. tinued eligibility every
4) practice nondiscrim-
Granderson between the hours of year. Additionally, as
ination, 5) have demon-
11:00 a.m. and 4:00 Voice telephone service long as a qualified indi-
Legal Notices 0010 strated the capability to
PUBLISH: 6/26, 7/3 & p.m.), at the Southeast is provided at rates vidual agrees to toll
deliver emergency food
7/10/2019 Door of the County which start at $20.00 blocking, that individual
and/or shelter pro-
Courthouse of Lowndes per month for residen- is not required to pay a
grams, and 6) if they
County, located at 505 tial customers and deposit prior to our ser-
are a private voluntary
2nd Avenue North, $25.00 per month for vice being offered. A
organization, have a vol-
Columbus, MS 39701, business line custom- complete set of terms
untary board. Qualifying
to the highest and best ers. Broadband Internet for these programs is agencies are urged to
bidder for cash or certi- access service is available at Franklin
apply.
fied funds the following provided at rates which Telephone Company
described property situ- start at $28.39 per Commercial offices.
Lowndes County has
ated in Lowndes month for residential distributed Emergency
County, State of Missis- customers and $44.99 Please call Franklin Food and Shelter funds
sippi, to-wit: per month for business Telephone Company, previously with The Sal-
customers. Franklin Inc. at 1-877-422-1212
vation Army; Safe
Lot 111 in CHILCUTT Telephone Company, or write us at P. O. Box
Haven, Inc.; Recovery
SUBDIVISION, FOURTH Inc. would be pleased to 278, Meadville, MS House, Inc.; Helping
EXTENSION, a subdivi- provide you with specif- 39653 or visit our web- Hands, Inc.; United Way
sion of Lowndes County, ic rates for voice and site at
of Lowndes County; and
Mississippi, as shown broadband for your area http://www.ftcweb.net Loaves and Fishes Com-
by map or plat thereof upon request. Use of for additional informa-
munity Soup Kitchen
in Plat Book 2 at Page these services may res- tion or with questions. participating. These
78 in the office of the ult in added charges in- We encourage you to agencies were respons-
Chancery Clerk of cluding taxes, sur- contact Franklin Tele-
ible for providing more
Lowndes County, Mis- charges, and fees. In phone Company if you
than 2,900 meals and
sissippi; SUBJECT TO addition, Franklin Tele- believe you qualify for
870 nights lodging.
the restrictive coven- phone Company, Inc. Lifeline.
ants and conditions as provides one copy of its Public or private volun-
shown by instrument re- annual local directory PUBLISH: 7/10/2019
tary agencies inter-
corded in Book 339 at free without charge. ested in applying for
Page 262 of the Land Touchtone service is Emergency Food and
Records of Lowndes available at no addition- Shelter Program funds
County, Mississippi; al charge. must contact Renee
AND SUBJECT, ALSO, to Sanders at United Way
easement for public util- Franklin Telephone of Lowndes County at
ities and drainage pur- Company, Inc. also of- (662) 328-0943 or
poses across the North, fers qualified custom- rsanders@uwlc-ms.org
South and East 5 feet ers Lifeline service. Life- for an application. The
of said Lot and across line is a non-transfer- deadline for applica-
the West 10 feet of said able, federal benefit tions to be received is
lot. that makes monthly July 16, 2019.
voice or broadband ser-
I WILL CONVEY only vice more affordable. PUBLISH: 7/10, 7/11,
such title as vested in The program is limited 7/12, 7/14 &
me as Substituted to one discount per 7/15/2019
Trustee. household. Eligible
households may apply
WITNESS MY SIGNA- the monthly Lifeline dis-
TURE on this 2nd day of count to either broad- IN THE CHANCERY
July, 2019. band service (home or COURT OF LOWNDES
wireless) or voice ser- COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
Shapiro & Brown, LLC vice (home or wireless)
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE but not both. Lifeline IN THE MATTER OF THE
customers also have ESTATE OF LOIS J.
Shapiro & Brown, LLC the option to apply the SMITH, DECEASED
1080 River Oaks Drive, discount to a service
Suite B-202 bundle, such as home CAUSE NO: 2018-0084-
Flowood, MS 39232 phone and home inter- B
(601) 981-9299 net. The Lifeline voice
service also includes NOTICE TO CREDITORS
517 Cypress St toll blocking to qualify-
Columbus, MS 39702 ing customers without THE STATE OF MISSIS-
18-022984 charge. The current dis- SIPPI
count provided under LOWNDES COUNTY
Publication Dates: the Company’s Lifeline
July 10, 17, 24 and 31, service is $9.25 per Letters Testamentary
2019 month for each month have been granted and
that the customer quali- issued to the under-
fies. signed upon the Estate
of Lois J. Smith, de-
A household is eligible ceased, by the Chan-
for the Lifeline discount cery Court of Lowndes
if the customer’s annu- County, Mississippi, on
al household income is the 2nd day of May, A.
at or below 135% of the D., 2018. This is to give
federal poverty notice to all persons
guidelines. You may having claims against
also qualify for the Life- said estate to Probate
line program if a cus- and Register same with
tomer, a dependent, or the Chancery Clerk of
the customer’s house- Lowndes County, Mis-
hold participates in one sissippi, within ninety
or more of the following (90) days from the first
programs: Medicaid, publication date of this
Supplemental Nutrition Notice to Creditors. A
Assistance Program failure to so Probate
(SNAP), Supplemental and Register said claim
Security Income, Feder- will forever bar the
al Public Housing As- same.
sistance (Section 8), or
Veterans and Survivors This is the 21st day of
Pension Benefit. June, 2019.
Other terms and condi-
8B
will forever bar the
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019
same.
2017 Honda CRV EXL;
4dr, Black, The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com
50K Miles, $18,900
This is the 21st day of New Price
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June, 2019.0010 2018 Honda
Automotive HR-V
Services 1090EX; Lawn Care / Landscaping General Help Wanted 3200 Farm Equipment & Supplies Free Pets 5100 Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Houses For Rent: East 7120
4dr, Silver, 1470 4420
/s/VONNIE JO HUB- 8K Miles, $17,900 THE GOLDEN Triangle DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, UPDATED 2BR/1BA,
BARD, EXECUTRIX 2017 Ford Edge SEL; Planning and Develop- CH&A, 1 story, W/D, window air, gas heat,
4dr, White, TERRA CARE JOHN DEERE MODEL M
ment District is accept- historic district, 1 block appliances. AVAILABLE
Steven R. McEwen 15K Miles, $15,900 LANDSCAPING L.L.C. ing applications for part- TRACTOR A set of one
McEwen Law Firm Phone: 662−549−1878 time personal care at- row cultivators w/ from downtown, $575/ NOW. $500.00/
P. O. Box 709 Vans: Landscaping, Property tendants to work in the hydraulic lift, has been mo. + $575 dep. NO $500.00. Call Long &
Columbus, MS 39703 Clean Up, Plant Care, Golden Triangle area. repainted, looks good & PETS. 662−574−8789. Long @ 328−0770.
2012 Honda Odyssey Bush Hogging, Herbicide Applicants must have a runs good, $3500. Call Peaceful & Quiet area. HUD not accepted.
PUBLISH: 6/26, 7/3, & EXL; 4dr, Brown, Spraying. valid driver’s license, re- 662−436−2037.
7/10/2019 $15,900 liable transportation and Houses For Rent: West 7150
Automotive Services 1090 Trucks:
JESSE & BEVERLY’S
LAWN SERVICE.
liability insurance on
vehicle. Contact Phyllis Estate Sales 4490 FREE PUPPIES:
GREAT PYRENEES/
COLEMAN 2BR/2BA ON ELM
GULF STATES AUTO Mowing, cleanup, Flake at the Golden Tri-
AUSTRALIAN SHEP For RENTALS LAKE GOLF COURSE at
2014 Toyota Tacoma landscaping, sodding, & angle Planning and De- ESTATE SALE − NO TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS 38 Humphrey Lane.
Automotive Sales 4X4 BaJa Edition; velopment District, 106 EARLY BIRDS PLEASE questions or pictures
2601 Buttermilk Rd tree cutting. 356−6525. Energy efficient garden
Cottondale, AL 35453
Double Cab, Miley Drive, Starkville, 1837 Ridge Road July feel free to text me. 1 BEDROOM home. $700/mo. +
98K Miles, $19,900 MS. No telephone calls (picture is of mama
gulfstatesauto.com Sitting With The Sick / Elderly
please.
11−13 Thursday, Friday
and Saturday 9−5 nursing pups). 2 BEDROOMS dep. 662−549−4492.
205-562-2188 1780 3 BEDROOMS
Furniture, Refrigerator, 205−463−0227.
Carpet & Flooring 1150 Medical / Dental 3300 Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
New inventory arriving RN NURSE Seeking to Washer, Dryer, Riding
LEASE,

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daily! sit w/ elderly person in− CARE CENTER OF Lawn Mower, Piano, Lift 3BR/2BA NICE 3BR/
home, hospital or ABERDEEN Has Full Chair, Household items. Pets 5150 DEPOSIT 2BA mobile home.
Sedans: Time Positions For more info call or text
nursing home. Light Located in ARTESIA.
housekeeping included. Available for: Cindy 830−328−9989 REGISTERED DACHSH− AND West Lowndes School
2009 Nissan Altima UND puppies for sale.
2.5, 4dr, Gray, Ask for Mary, 662−356 RN MDS Nurse and
(3) LPN’s 3-11 Reds & creams. Ready CREDIT CHECK Distr. $500 rent. $250
49K Miles, $6,900 −6578.
($1000 Sign on Bonus ESTATE SALE: to go 7/13! Call 205− deposit. NO HUD. NO
2012 Honda Accord
EXL; 4dr, Silver, Tree Services 1860 for nurses)
3 CNA’s 2 – 10
316 8TH ST. S.
Sat, July 13, 8a−12p &
596−3264. 662-329-2323 PETS 662−251−8590

35K Miles, $11,900 (bonus does not apply)


2014 Honda Accord A&T TREE SERVICE Sun, July 14, 1−4p 3BR/2BA FOR RENT.
Experience Preferred Apts For Rent: Northside 7010
Sport; 4dr, Black, DAVID’S CARPET & Bucket truck & stump Apply in person at
Original Snow Village 2411 HWY 45 N Water included. $800/
30K Miles, $14,900 mo.$500 damage dep.
2015 Honda Accord
UPHOLSTERY removal. Free est. 505 Jackson St, houses w/accessories,
FOX RUN APARTMENTS COLUMBUS, MS req. No inside pets.
CLEANING Serving Columbus in Aberdeen. EOE Dept 56 Winter
Sport; 4dr, Blue, since 1987. Senior Silhouette, Precious 1 & 2 BR near hospital. Caledonia Schools.
66K Miles, $12,900 1 Room − $40 $595−$645 monthly. Call 662−640−8750 or
2006 Honda Accord 2 Rooms − $70 citizen disc. Call Alvin @ Bargain Column 4180 Moments, Clothique Commercial Property For
Santas, nativities, Military discount, pet 662−269−3269.
SE; Gray, 3+ Rooms − $30 EA 242−0324/241−4447 Rent 7100
vintage ornaments, area, pet friendly, and
116K Miles, $5,900 Rugs−Must Be Seen "We’ll go out on a limb (2) CEMENT BENCHES
Christmas serving furnished corporate RENT A fully equipped
2008 Honda Accord Car Upholstery for you!" Both 44" long. $50 ea. OFFICE FOR RENT.
EXL; Silver, pieces & decor, apts. 24−HOUR camper w/utilities &
Cleaning Available 662−327−5480. Lv 30x15. Separate air
117K Miles, $7,900 Lost & Found 2300 msg & number. Halloween ghosts, PROFESSIONAL GYM.
conditioner & bathroom. cable from $145/wk −
662−722−1758
2016 Honda Accord goblins, witches, Easter ON SITE SECURITY. $400/mo. Located in $535/month. Columbus
Sport; 4dr, Gray, bunnies & cottages, ON SITE MAINTENANCE. & County School
66K Miles, $14,900 BRASS KETTLE I GOOD LUMBER. Varies Caledonia. Call 662−
in length & width. 20 Wm plus−size clothing, ON SITE MANAGEMENT. 574−0082. locations. 662−242−
2017 Honda Accord General Services 1360 am looking for a
Sport Special Edition, pcs/$50. 662−327− shoes & purses, craft 24−HOUR CAMERA 7653 or 601−940−
brass Victorian
4dr, Silver, 5480. Lv msg & supplies, fabric, vintage SURVEILLANCE. Benji @ 1397.
WORK WANTED: Spirit Kettle that my 662−386−4446.
79K Miles, $14,900 number. glassware & dishes, FOR RENT LOCATED
Licensed & Bonded− mother sold to
2018 Honda Accord home decor. Everything NEAR DOWNTOWN. Office Spaces For Rent 7300
carpentry, painting, & someone in
Touring; 4dr, Red, must go! House is sold! 3,000 sq. ft. truck
48 Miles, $27,900 demolition. Landscap− Columbus, Ms in LIBERTY FALLS Apts For Rent: West 7050 terminal, 9,500 sq. ft. OFFICE SPACE FOR
ing, gutters cleaned, about 1974 or 75. I AMERICANA

VIP
2017 Honda Civic shop & 3,200 sq. ft. LEASE. 1112 Main St.,
Hatchback EX; 4dr, Red, bush hogging, clean−up know this is a long COLLECTION OF AN Garage Sales: Southside 4505 Ste. 5. 3700 sq. ft.
shot, but I would office/shop. Buildings
26k Miles, $16,900 work, pressure washing, ASST. OF HOUSES/

Rentals
DON’T MISS TAG SALE can be rented together Plenty of private
2017 Toyota Corolla LE; moving help & furniture like to buy it back BUSINESS 50 PIECES parking. 662−327−
Red, 4dr, for her. 601−323− 506 4th St. S. or separately. All w/
repair. 662−242−3608. 662−251−4403 9559.
excellent access & Hwy.
Apartments
20K Miles, 11,900 5886 Furniture, collectibles,
Gail Pittman pottery & 82 visibility. 662−327−
Houses For Sale: Other 8500
& Houses
SUVS: SINGER SEWING 9559.
other desirable pieces.
HILL’S PRESSURE LOST HONDA car key MACHINE WITH FOOT
1 Bedrooms
Sat, July 13, 7a−12p.
2011 Toyota Rav4 Lim- PEDAL IN WOODEN
WASHING Commercial/ with fob and red heart Houses For Rent: Northside
ited; 4dr, White,
165K Miles, $9,900
Residential. House, inscribed Tiny. 662− CABINET, $40.00.
662−251−4403. General Merchandise 4600 2 Bedroooms 7110
3 Bedrooms
concrete, sidewalks & 327−5040
2008 Toyota 4Runner
SR5; 4dr, Blue, mobile washing. Free
Burial Plots 4250 40 SILVER CRYSTAL 2BR/1.5BA
Furnished &
113K Miles, 11,900 est. 662−386−8925. SWAROVSKI ANIMALS TOWNHOUSE, 2 story,
2007 Honda Fit;
Unfurnished
8 SPACES for sale, Miniature to large. Have brick. 3102 Sierra Ct.
4dr, Gray, Let your Friendship Cemetery, original boxes. Must buy All appliances included.
82K Miles, $5,900
2016 Nissan Rogue S; PRIVACY FENCE OR fingers do the original section, Call all, $400. Call 662− 1, 2, & 3 Baths Very nice. $675/mo +
dep. 662−315−1930.
Lease, Deposit
4dr, Maroon, CHAIN LINK REPAIRS 662−364−3736. 570−1730. 3BR/3BA, BRICK,
48K Miles, $13,900 Call me! Licensed w/ walking.
& Credit Check
Farm Equipment & Supplies 2,640 sq. ft., 32x32
2017 Nissan Rogue S; 30+ years of exp. Find your FOR SALE New loveseat 2BR/1BA. HUD LR/DR combo, 25x25
AWD, 4dr, Red, Call or text Joe Seals, 4420 viceinvestments.com approved. Stove, refrg,
dream job in library, lg. laundry room,

327-8555
49K Miles, $14,900 662−549−7167. and chaise, $400.
new appl., Italian
2011 Honda CR-V EXL; the classifieds! FOR SALE Hay baler, Black Toyota Camry w/d hookups. $495/
marble in foyer & hall,
4dr, Blue, rake, and cutter. Call floormats, $40. mo, Lease & dep, credit
55K Miles, $9,900 White distressed jewelry check. Coleman Realty, custom drapes, dbl.
Ernie at 662−549−
2015 Nissan CRV EXL; WEEKEND WARRIORS. box, $30. 329−2323. carport, security
8948 for more info.
4dr, Silver, We work for local con− Amazon Fire Tablet Apts For Rent: Other 7080 system. $139,900.
43K Miles, $15,900 tractors & businesses. Medical / Dental 3300 case, $20. For sale, trade or rent.
2017 Honda CRV EXL; 3BR/2BA BRICK 615−849−5597.
Experienced in roofing, Jacqueline Kennedy
4dr, Black, HOME, ch/a, stove, dw,
50K Miles, $18,900 framing, all phases of interviews boxset, $30.
construction. Refs avail. Accounting Terms
& fridge furn. Fenced Lots & Acreage 8600
New Price backyard. 1204 6th St.
2018 Honda HR-V EX; Cut out the middle man. dictionary, $12. LOWNDES CO: 153
4dr, Silver, 662−242−5099. N. $785/mo + dep.
662−352−4776. ACRES on Hwy 50 E at
8K Miles, $17,900 662−242−2884
General
2017Help Wanted
Ford Edge3200
SEL; Leave a message.
end of Brewer Rd. 4
4dr, White, green fields, exc
15K Miles, $15,900 421 17TH ST. N. Nice hunting, sand, gravel &
3BR/1.5BA. clay deposits. More info
BOLEN MTV riding lawn
Vans: Neighborhood Watch call 205−799−9846 or
mower, $200. Gas club
area. $650 dep. + first 205−695−2248.
2012 Honda Odyssey car golf cart. Needs
month’s rent, $650.
EXL; 4dr, Brown, work, $200. Call 662−
Serious inquiries only. SUMMER SPECIAL.
$15,900 570−1730.
662−372−0996. 1.75 acre lots. Good/
Trucks: Sporting Goods 4720 bad credit. 10% down,
COLONIAL as low as $299/mo.
2014 Toyota Tacoma Eaton Land. 662−361−
4X4 BaJa Edition; ELLIPTICAL MACHINE TOWNHOUSES. 2 & 3
Sole Elliptical E35 in bedroom w/ 2−3 bath 7711.
Double Cab,
98K Miles, $19,900 excellent condition. Nice townhouses. $600 to
quiet machine. $399 $750. 662−549−9555. Autos For Sale 9150
662−574−1561 Ask for Glenn or text.
2007 LEXUS LS460,
Houses For Sale: Other 8500 gold, loaded w/
navigation. Well
maintained, new tires.
Serious inquiries only.
662−343−5619.

Campers & RVs 9300

2008 FLEETWOOD
DISCOVER 40X
3 slides, washer/dryer,
in motion satellite,
outside kitchen &
Medical / Dental 3300 entertainment center.
350 cummins w/ 27k
miles, new tires &
batteries. Title in hand.
$120k neg. Columbus.
662−574−6100.

Trucks, Vans & Buses 9500

CONCESSION TRUCK
FOR SALE. Includes
Hawaiian shaved ice
machine, 2 freezers, 1
refrigerator, 2 triple
crockpots, 8,000 watt
generator. Includes 8 ft.
enclosed trailer w/
cooking equip. 24 in.
flat iron griddle, deep
fryer, stainless steel
funnel cake pan, double
burner. $11,250
negotiable. For more
info, call 662−251−
3027.

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