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Sunday | September 8, 2019

Area businessman ‘STELLA!’

pleads to filming
child in shower
Victim’s father calls defendant
‘monster in the shadows’; business
associates ask for leniency

A former business owner pleaded

guilty to two counts of secretly pho-
tographing for lewd purposes after a
teenage relative told a jury how he set
up a camera in a residential bathroom
and filmed her while she was shower-
On Friday, 16th District Circuit Dobbins
Judge Lee Coleman sentenced Rich-
ard Dobbins to 15 years total, with five years sus-
pended, in Mississippi Department of Corrections.
Dobbins must also register as a sex offender.
Dobbins pleaded Thursday, a day into his trial and
after the teenager — the first of two victims — testi-
fied before a jury. The jury also saw a video from the
camera Dobbins admitted to setting up in his New Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff
Hope home in April 2017. First place winner Robby Kishaba shouts during the 10th Annual Stella Shouting Contest in Columbus Friday
“The evidence was so strong that not only did we evening. “I had loads of fun. Columbus, Mississippi is on the map because of Tennessee Williams, and it’s an
See Dobbins, 3A honor to be part of this legacy” Kishaba said.

‘Getting the bug’ for art and technology DeRosa joins

at Golden Triangle Comic Con Dispatch staff
as prep sports
Dispatch Staff Report

Theo DeRosa has

joined The Dispatch
staff as high school
sports reporter.
In his role, he will
primarily cover high
school sports in the
Golden Triangle, but
he also will assist
with youth sports and enterprise
stories. His first day was Aug. 27.
DeRosa, 21, is a Sacramento, Cal-
ifornia native. He graduated in May
with a bachelor’s degree in sports
journalism and statistics from the
University of Missouri. While in
school, he covered high school
sports, the Missouri Tigers base-
ball team and was assistant sports
editor for the Columbia Missourian.
This summer, DeRosa complet-
ed a sports multi-platform editing
internship with the Omaha (Ne-
Dispatch file photo
braska) World-Herald through the
Trenton Edwards, 3, shows off his Sonic the Hedgehog moves during the 2017 Golden Triangle Comic Con at Trotter Conven- Dow Jones News Fund program.
tion Center in this Dispatch file photo. The 2019 Golden Triangle Comic Con will take place at East Mississippi Community “Covering high school sports is
College’s Communiversity Sept. 14-15. about more than just the action on
the field or the court,” DeRosa said.

Comics artist and writer Mariano Nicieza to headline growing event “At the end of the day, it’s about peo-
ple — building connections in the
community and telling the stories
BY ISABELLE ALTMAN one of the world’s biggest pop culture ward to. He always loves visiting smaller of those who deserve to have their convention that attracts thousands of conventions throughout the country, he stories told. I intend to be the go-
visitors every year. said. to person for news in high school
Mariano Nicieza has been in the And next weekend, Nicieza will be “There’s a personal satisfaction to athletics around Lowndes and Ok-
comic book industry about 30 years, has in Lowndes County for the fourth an- reaching out to audiences and fans that tibbeha counties, and I hope to be
worked for Marvel and with comic leg- nual Golden Triangle Comic Con — a don’t have the opportunity to go to (big- the one to tell in creative and enter-
ends like Stan Lee, and earlier this year significantly smaller convention, but ger conventions),” he said. taining ways the unique stories of
was a guest at San Diego Comic Con, one which Nicieza says he’s looking for- See Comic Con, 8A See DeRosa, 8A

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public

1 Which was not an ‘80s fashion trend — Through Sept. 11 meetings
leg warmers, shoulder pads, Kate Spade Sept. 9: Colum-
■ Clean Up Columbus: Join a citywide
bags or Guess jeans? bus Municipal
2 What museum has art cred by owning cleanup campaign by picking up gar-
School Board of
the only da Vinci in the U.S. — MoMA, bage bags and gloves from Visit Colum-
Trustees regular
National Gallery of Art, or the Getty? bus at the Tennessee Williams Home
3 What former American Idol contestant and Welcome Center, 300 Main St., meeting, 6 p.m.,
played Carrie’s assistant in the first Sex Columbus, Tuesday-Saturday 8:30-5 Brandon Central
Abigail Trout
and the City movie? p.m. Sign up for a cleaning project and Services
Fourth grade, Annunciation
4 Which battle did not take place during you’re entered to win a $100 gift card Sept. 10:

High 94 Low 66
Sunny and hot
the Civil War — Antietam, Appomattox
Station, Bunker Hill, or Chickamauga?
5 What Jane Austen novel was rewritten
to a local restaurant of your choice. For
more information, call 800-920-3533.
Lowndes County
School District
in 2009 to include zombies? Board of Trustees
Full forecast on
page 2A.
Answers, 2D
Thursday regular meeting,
12:30 p.m.,
■ Exhibit reception: The Starkville
Area Arts Council, in collaboration with Central Office
Inside the Mississippi Arts Commission, hosts Sept. 13:
Classifieds 1D Lifestyles 1C a reception at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby Lowndes County
Comics 5D Obituaries 7A of The Partnership, 200 E. Main St., Supervisors, 9
Crossword 2D Opinions 6A Starkville, for an exhibit of photography Kris Mason spends his free a.m., County
140th Year, No. 153 Dear Abby 3C Scene & Seen 6C by Dominic Lippillo. Free to the public. time playing basketball. Courthouse


2A Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •

Did you hear?

Mississippi: Veggie burgers

must be clearly labeled
Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner: CELEBRATING TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
‘They’re commonsense rules. We’re
doing exactly what we intended to do.’
By EMILY meatless meatballs.
WAGSTER PETTUS Makers of plant-based
The Associated Press foods have also sued Mis-
souri and Arkansas over
JACKSON — Mississip- labeling laws.
pi is considering new rules The proposed Missis-
that let companies continue sippi regulations say terms
to use food-labeling terms such as “plant-based” must
such as “veggie burger” be clearly displayed on
and “vegan bacon,” as long packaging of products such
as the terms are prominent- as vegetarian hot dogs. The
ly displayed so consumers rules will be open for pub-
understand the products lic comment for nearly a
are not meat. month. Mississippi Agricul-
The state agriculture ture Commissioner Andy
department on Thursday Gipson told The Associated
proposed new regulations Press on Friday that if there
for plant-based products are no changes needed af-
that are sold as alternatives ter the comment period, he
to meat. will issue an order for the
The regulations were regulations to take effect.
published weeks after a “They’re commonsense Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff
nonprofit organization rules,” Gipson said. “We’re Oliver Bailey, 3, catches beads during the 10th Annual Stella Shouting contest in Columbus Friday evening.
that advocates plant-based doing exactly what we in- “They threw necklaces to me,” Oliver said as he pointed at the balcony above Hollyhocks Gift Shops, which
foods and an Illinois food tended to do.” hosted the event. He is the son of Zack and Tuesday Bailey.
company sued Mississip- Gipson said the regu-
pi over a labeling law. The lations do not weaken the
suit was filed on July 1, the food labeling law, and he
same day the state enacted said terms like “veggie
the law saying that “a plant- burger” were never going
based or insect-based food to be illegal. He said while
Ask Rufus

Columbus’ Literary Heritage

product shall not be labeled many products are already
as meat or a meat food clearly labeled, the law is
product.” aimed at those that are de-
Meat producers have signed to deceive consum-

been trying to protect meat ers. his to Noxubee
terminology by pushing for “That whole lawsuit has week- County in
state laws that restrict la- been a waste of time,” Gip- end’s 1837 and then
beling of products such as son said. Tennessee Lowndes
Williams County in
Tribute in 1841. He was
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Physical address: 516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39701 most noted or interesting The Rev. Joseph Holt the Battle of Balaklava of four books on Lewis,
Mailing address: P.O. Box 511, Columbus, MS 39703-0511 writers. Ingraham was rector in 1854. The poem won one on Tolkien and co-au-
Gideon Lincecum set- of St. John’s Episcopal high praise and was the thored another on Lewis.
Starkville Office: 101 S. Lafayette St. #16, Starkville, MS 39759 tled in 1818 near the site Church in Aberdeen first poem honoring the Last week I wrote
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Published by Commercial Dispatch Publishing Company Inc., Joseph B. Cobb Wisteria Place in Eagle and Child Pub in boxer considered one of
516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39703 moved from Georgia Columbus was the last Oxford, England. The the five greatest boxers
home of A.B. Meek. He group included fantasy of all time, wrote an auto-
spent most of his life authors C.S. Lewis and biography called “Gloves,
in Alabama, where he J.R.R. Tolkien. Glory and God.”
made a name for himself Kilby is considered While today’s column
as an attorney, judge, one of the foremost biog- dealt with past writers
speaker of the House of raphers of C.S. Lewis. He of note from Columbus,
Representatives, attorney had met Lewis and began there are presently sev-
general, assistant to the corresponding with him eral noted writers living
U.S. Secretary of the in 1953. He was also an in or associated with the
Treasury, editor of the editor for J.R.R. Tolkien, city. Most prominent
Tuscaloosa and Mobile having spent the sum- among them are the
newspapers, historian, mer of 1966 at Tolkien’s award winning popular
moving force behind the house working with him. novelists Deborah John-
creation of Alabama’s The award for Inkling son, who resides in Co-
public school system and studies is named the lumbus, and Michael Far-
as a poet of national rep- Clyde Kilby Award. ris Smith, who formerly
utation. He was consid- Kilby’s 1986 obituary taught at MUW and lived
ered the leading literary in the Chicago Tribune in Columbus but now
figure in antebellum stated: “Mr. Kilby was resides in Oxford.
Alabama. After the death chairman of the English As Columbus’ cele-
of his wife in Mobile, he Department at Whea- bration of Tennessee
moved to Columbus in ton from 1951 to 1966. Williams winds down,
1863, where his much During his tenure, he research by scholars
younger brother, Samuel, was known as a leading is beginning to show
resided. Samuel, also a expert on Lewis and Williams drew more from
prominent attorney, was Tolkien.” his experience in Colum-
married to Mary Cannon, Kilby was married bus and with its people
the daughter of Col. Wil- in Columbus to Mar- than previously recog-
liam Cannon. Not long tha Harris in 1930 and nized. Recent research
SOLUNAR TABLE after Alexander arrived retired here to her family may even link some of
The solunar period indicates
peak-feeding times for fish and game. in Columbus, he married home across the corner Williams more notable
Sun. Mon.
Major 8:25p 9:18p Col. Cannon’s widow, from Temple Heights. characters and scenes
making him his brother’s There he had Tolkien’s with Columbus.
Minor 2:07a 3:00a
Courtesy of Mississippi Department
father-in-law. desk and C.S. Lewis’ old Rufus Ward is a local
of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Meek wrote a poem, family wardrobe both of historian.
Sunday, September 8, 2019 3A


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Starkville native to share WWII research with local American Legion

Hartman’s father was a POW forced on The “Ellen is like most of us chil-
dren of WWII servicemen, in
called The Death March, The
Black March or The Forgotten
tution profile of Hartman and a
fellow daughter of a WWII POW
Death March in Europe during the war that her dad spoke very little
about (his) experiences during
March. Hartman and Laura
Edge, a Michigan resident, trav-
researching their fathers’ im-
prisonment overseas.
BY TESS VRBIN spent three years researching the war,” American Legion eled to Europe in 2016 to retrace Hartman’s grandfather, Jo- her father, Joseph D. Weaver’s, Post 13 Vice Commander Gary their fathers’ steps in Poland seph F. Weaver, fought in World
service. She will give her pre- Chesser said in an email to The and Germany. War I and attended the first meet-
A Starkville native whose fa- Dispatch. “Her journey to dis- After his return from the war, ing of the American Legion, the
sentation Tuesday evening at
ther was a World War II prison- covery of this part of our history Weaver attended Mississippi nation’s largest veterans service
er of war will present research 7 p.m. at 3441 Old West Point
involving her dad is very inter- State University and later owned organization, in Paris in 1919.
about his service at the monthly Road, northeast of Starkville.
esting and should be available an Amoco gas station on High- He founded the Choctaw Coun-
American Legion Post 13 meet- Weaver was an airman in the to those who knew and loved the way 12. The station was bombed, ty American Legion post after
ing on Tuesday. 554th Bomb Squadron, 386th Weaver family.” most likely by the Ku Klux Klan, he returned home to Ackerman.
Ellen Weaver Hartman, a Bomb Group, 8th Air Force and Weaver was one of thousands after Weaver allowed a group of Hartman has previously
University of Mississippi grad- 9th Air Force. He was shot down of POWs kept in a camp in Po- Freedom Riders to use a white shared her research at the posts
uate and a public relations pro- and captured on Aug. 6, 1944 in land and forced to march 600 restroom in the 1950s, accord- in Ackerman and Savannah,
fessional living in Atlanta, has Normandy, France. miles for 86 days in an event ing to an Atlanta Journal-Consti- Georgia.

Around the state

Former Navy Secretary Mabus
backs Harris for president
can presidential primaries March
10. Also that day, Hawaii has Repub-
lican caucuses and North Dakota
stances list.
The group is confident voters
will support the measure. Others,
This is a paid political advertisement which
JACKSON — A former Navy has Democratic caucuses. including Gov. Phil Bryant, say is intended as a public service for the voters
secretary who previously served as there’s a lack of scientific evidence
Mississippi governor is endorsing of Mississippi. It has been submitted to and
Democrat Kamala Harris for pres- Signatures may get medical pot proving the benefits of marijuana
treatment outweigh any risks.
approved by each candidate listed below or by
ident. on Mississippi 2020 ballot the candidate’s campaign manager. This listing is
Ray Mabus said in a news re- JACKSON — A Mississippi not intended to suggest or imply that these are the
lease Friday that Harris is “fully group advocating for medical mar- New Jersey firm buying
prepared to be our next command- ijuana legalization has turned in Mississippi gas storage for only candidates for these offices.
er-in-chief.” more than 105,000 signatures to get $367M LOWNDES COUNTY
Harris was the California attor- the initiative on the ballot next year. TAYLORSVILLE — A New Jer-
ney general before winning a U.S. News outlets report Mississip- sey natural gas company is buying
pians for Compassionate Care sub-
Senate seat in 2016. a Mississippi natural gas storage
Mabus was the Democratic gov- mitted the signatures Wednesday facility for $367 million. DiSTriCT 3
ernor of Mississippi from 1988 to to the secretary of state’s office, New Jersey Resources said Cindy
1992 and U.S. ambassador to Sau- which now must review and certify Thursday it will buy Leaf River En- Egger
di Arabia from 1994 to 1996. He the signatures. ergy Center from Macquarie Infra- Goode Tim
served as Navy secretary during The group and activist Ashley structure Partners. (R) Heard
both of Barack Obama’s terms as Durval registered the Medical Mar- The southeast Mississippi fa- (D)
president. ijuana 2020 initiative last year . cility has three salt dome caverns.
The news release said Mabus Durval’s daughter, Harper New Jersey Resources says there’s TaX aSSESSOr/COLLECTOr
will advise the Harris campaign on Grace, hasn’t been able to receive room to expand the storage facility
issues including national security marijuana extract oil for treatment and that it connects to six interstate John
and military policy. of her rare form of epilepsy. A 2014 gas pipelines. The company could Greg Holliman
Mississippi is one of five states law named for Harper Grace nixed borrow up to $350 million to finance Andrews (R)*
holding Democratic and Republi- the oil from the state’s banned sub- the purchase. (D)*

Dobbins William Jake

Continued from Page 1A Starks Humbers
convince the jurors, we But Dobbins’ wife, Tina since he moved to Colum- a huge mistake and he (D) (D)
convinced him,” District Dobbins, asked Coleman bus, and both said they should pay for that mis-
Attorney Scott Colom said for leniency, explaining were shocked when Dob- take,” he added.
after Dobbins’ sentencing that Dobbins was a good bins was arrested. They Lowrey admitted he Steve Chris
Friday. man who helped people said they felt his business hadn’t seen Dobbins in Wallace Griffin
The sentiment was and took care of his family. exploits should be taken three or four years, but
echoed by Dobbins’ attor- She said she believes (R) (R)
into account when the called him “highly intellec-
ney, Rod Ray of Columbus. Dobbins set the camera judge considered sentenc- tual” and “driven.”
“I think the videos were hoping to capture film of ing. “I do know he is a pro-
so powerful that he pret-
ty much had to plea,” Ray
the adult relative, not the
“Richard has been a suc- ducer in society,” he said. General Election November 5
cessful businessman in Co- “At the end of the day,
said. Colom asked her how lumbus and has been, from we’re either a consumer OkTibbEha COUNTY
Dobbins owned Back- she could still believe that, a business standpoint, ... or producer. Richard was a
yard Burger on Highway pointing out one of the vid- SUpErviSOr SUpErviSOr
good for the community,” producer.
45 North “years ago,” but eos shows Dobbins having
Cooper said. “It’s just one “There’s time,” he add-
had sold the business be- a conversation with the
of those deals where lock- ed, saying the family could DiSTriCT 3 DiSTriCT 4
fore his arrest in June 2017, child in the bathroom and
ing him up for 10 years find healing through faith
Ray said. At the time of his then immediately moving
arrest, he owned a busi- objects out of the way of seems harsh to me. in God. “There’s healing Marvell Daniel
ness based in Florida. the camera after the child “Apparently he made and there’s forgiveness.” Howard Jackson
On Friday, the two vic- left, before capturing the (D)* (D)
tims testified at the sen- child in the shower. He
tencing hearing. The child also pointed out there
victim was 13 and living at were no videos of a male Bricklee
Dobbins’ home at the time child who was also living
of the incident. in the house at the time, Daniels Miller
“I still can’t believe that and asked if Dobbins had (R) (R)*
the man I was living with ... accidentally filmed one
ever since I was little could person, why would he not
do something like that,” have accidentally filmed TaX aSSESSOr/COLLECTOr
she said, calling the expe- another child who routine-
rience “traumatizing.”
She asked Coleman to
ly used that bathroom.
“I do know he pled to Allen
General Election
sentence Dobbins to the
maximum 10 years he
the charges,” Tina Dob-
bins said. “I just don’t think
Morgan November 5
could receive for filming he did it intentionally to get
her. (the child).”
However, the second Business associates
victim, an adult female rel-
ative of Dobbins, said she
of Dobbins, including the
attorney who handled his
did not want Dobbins to go business dealings, Will SENaTOr rEprESENTaTivE
to prison. Cooper, and another as-
“After all this has been sociate Derrick Lowrey, DiSTriCT 17 DiSTriCT 37
said and done, after all also testified as charac-
the time that has passed, I ter witnesses on behalf of
don’t want to see the man Dobbins. Both have known Chuck Gary
sit behind bars,” she said. Dobbins about 15 years, Younger Chism
(R)* (R)*
Testimony at sentencing
During Friday’s hear- General Election November 5
ing, the victim’s father also
testified, saying he did not Call 662-328-2424 for information
want another family to go
through what his daughter on including your announcement here.
went through and calling * Incumbent
Dobbins a “monster in the
“What would have hap-
pened (if Dobbins hadn’t
been arrested)?” the vic-
tim’s father said. “Would After-school fun:
it have gotten worse? No Boys and Girls Club
one can answer these 244-7090
questions, but these are
questions my family has to
think about.”
4A Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •

Modest hiring enough to fuel sluggish but durable US economy

Unemployment rate stayed at 3.7 percent for a third straight month imports and plans to impose
another such round of import
caused businesses to cut back
their spending. In addition,
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER Chairman Jerome Powell made est level in five decades. And taxes on Dec. 15. retaliatory tariffs from China
AP Economics Writer clear Friday that the Federal more Americans entered the All those tariffs will fall on have cut into U.S. exports.
Reserve is poised to cut interest workforce in August, a positive consumer goods ranging from All that has left consumers
WASHINGTON — Hiring rates. development that increased the clothes and toys to electron- as the most important driver
by U.S. employers was slower The government’s jobs re- proportion of adults who are ei- ics and sporting goods, likely of U.S. economic growth. And
but steady in August, and hour- port Friday showed that U.S. ther working or seeking work to raising prices for shoppers and for now, Americans are still
ly pay jumped — trends that employers, for now, are still its highest level since February. shrinking retailers’ narrow spending. Consumer spending
should sustain the U.S. econo- adding jobs at a modest pace. Still, the impact of the trade profit margins. rose in the April-June quarter
my’s record-long expansion in Hiring did slow to 130,000 jobs war, which has yet to be fully Trump’s previous import tax- by the most in five years and
the coming months. in August, below the average felt by consumers and retail- es had fallen mainly on parts also increased at a healthy clip
Yet with the economy still pace of the past six months. ers, could soon inflict damage. and components used by man- in July. Average hourly pay rose
under threat from a weak global The unemployment rate The Trump administration has ufacturers. The additional costs 11 cents in August to $28.11, up
economy and President Donald stayed at 3.7 percent for a third just imposed 15 percent tariffs imposed by those tariffs and the 3.2 percent from a year earlier,
Trump’s trade war with China, straight month, near the low- on about one-fifth of Chinese threats of additional ones have easily ahead of inflation.


Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff

Bikers depart West Lowndes Elementary School on Frontage Road off Highway 45
South on their way to Crawford for Bikin’ for a Cause Saturday morning. The motor-
cycle ride was part of a medical benefit for Tammy Prescott and Fannie Brewell, who
work for Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office and Lowndes County Circuit Clerk’s Office
respectively. The event was in conjunction with the Crawford Cotton Boll Festival’s
“Unsung Hero” ceremony.

US health officials report new

vaping deaths, repeat warning
‘We’re all cal that gives marijuana
its high. Many are teens.
wondering if this only
Health officials have
been counting
is new or just certain lung illness-
es in which the person
newly recognized’ had vaped within three
Dr. Dana Meaney- months. Doctors say the
Delman of the Centers illnesses resemble an
for Disease Control and inhalation injury, with
Prevention the body apparently re-
acting to a caustic sub-
stance that someone
AP Medical Writer
breathed in. Symptoms
NEW YORK — U.S. have included shortness
health officials on Fri- of breath, fatigue, chest
day again urged people pain and vomiting.
to stop vaping until they The illnesses have all
figure out why some are surfaced this year, and
coming down with seri- the number has been
ous breathing illnesses. growing quickly in the
Officials have iden- last month as more states
tified about 450 possi- have begun investiga-
ble cases, including as tions. A week ago, U.S.
many as five deaths, in officials pegged the num-
33 states. The count in- ber at 215 possible cases
cludes newly reported in 25 states.
deaths in California, Indi- It’s unclear whether
ana and Minnesota. such illnesses were hap-
No single vaping de- pening before this year.
vice, liquid or ingredient “We’re all wondering
has been tied to all the if this is new or just new-
illnesses, officials said. ly recognized,” Dr. Dana
Many of the sickened — Meaney-Delman of the
but not all — were people Centers for Disease Con-
who said they had been trol and Prevention told
vaping THC, the chemi- reporters Friday.

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PETER BIRNEY IMES Editor/Publisher
BIRNEY IMES III Editor/Publisher 1998-2018
BIRNEY IMES JR. Editor/Publisher 1947-2003

BIRNEY IMES SR. Editor/Publisher 1922-1947

ZACK PLAIR, Managing Editor

BETH PROFFITT Advertising Director
MICHAEL FLOYD Circulation/Production Manager

Partial to Home
The hushpuppy debate
Just after 5 price for the smaller beer, though I suppose any mother Iona McDavid for her fish over an open fire threw
o’clock Wednesday pan and made a brew would do. culinary chops. Her cornbread small balls of fried cornmeal
afternoon HD Tay- sale. Note: The Sciple family in and hushpuppy recipes are the batter to hush barking dogs.
lor pushed through That was about Dekalb has been producing virtually the same, she says. A Louisianan might beg to
our back gate. 15 years ago and stone ground corn meal, flour She puts chopped bell differ. Using locally available
He was carrying the number of Lux- and grits from a water-powered pepper in her hushpuppies — ingredients, Ursuline nuns
a small cooler of apalila “cats” that gristmill for five generations “red or green whatever color who came from France to New
catfish strips and have taken their — in continuous operation you like.” Sometimes she adds Orleans in the early 1700s
a 14-inch cast-iron final swim in that since 1790. The closest source corn. made a dish called “croquettes
skillet. skillet are too many I know for Sciple products is “How big do you make de maise” or corn croquettes.
The skillet came to count. Tem’s Food Market in Macon. them,” I asked, “about the size South Carolinians will argue
from an antique When HD com- If you want to make Rosie of a golf ball?” that “red horse bread” the
shop in Northport, Birney Imes plained to a fellow Brown laugh, ask her about “About the size of winding concoction of a freed slave who
Alabama. The fish kayaker about his hushpuppies. On Thursdays, balls,” she said operated a fish house on the
from the Luxapalila. full freezer, the friend sug- Rosie works as cashier at her “Winding balls?” banks of the Edisto River at
You buy an old cast-iron skil- gested a potluck supper for his husband’s business, South- “Jawbreakers,” she said. the turn of the century was the
let, and you’re buying a piece of fellow paddlers, his surplus land Oil. I know her husband, “That’s what we called ‘em as first hushpuppy. Red horse is a
history, history you add to and catfish the main course. Arthur, to be fond of fried kids. Winding balls. They were species of fish found in Caroli-
pass on. When asked about the I’d volunteered to take care catfish, and I told him about too hard to bite into so we had na rivers distinguished by its
frying pan, the proprietor of of the hushpuppies and after our fish fry the night before as to wind them from side to side red tail.
the Northport shop quoted HD an internet search and leafing I was pumping gas. During our (in our mouths) to wear them French Nuns, Confederate
and his late wife Shirley a price through Beth’s cookbooks, I’d conversation, he bragged on down.” soldiers, barking dogs fed balls
more than they were willing to found a recipe. his wife’s cooking. Rosie swears allegiance to of fried cornmeal the size of
pay. I shouldn’t have bothered. Though she now lives in Sunflower brand corn meal jawbreakers and red horse fish.
“They had skillets in there When hushpuppy-making Caledonia, Rosie grew up on mix and Sunflower flour. “It’s Is it any wonder people scratch
all sizes,” said HD. “They had time came, HD took my bag of what she refers as the old Go- what we’ve always used,” she their heads when the conver-
one this big,” his hands de- Sciple corn meal, poured it in Go Beach Road, which, as the said. sation turns to Southern food,
scribing the lid of a 55-gallon a bowl without measuring and crow flies, is not far from her There is more than one or, for that matter, the South
oil drum. “They wanted $1,000 added a couple eggs, baking husband’s bulk oil company on origin story for hushpuppy, the itself?
for that skillet. powder, chopped onion and Highway 45A just south of the most often repeated being fish- Birney Imes (birney@
By the time they left the buttermilk. For good measure, Magnolia Motor Speedway. ermen and hunters, or possibly is the former
shop, the owner had halved her he added part of a can of Coors Rosie credits her grand- Confederate soldiers, frying publisher of The Dispatch.

Our View

Roses and thorns

A rose to the organizers of
Friday’s “Salute to Lowndes
County’s Finest” luncheon
at the Trotter Center. For 15
years now, these informal
group of volunteers and
business owners have been treating law
enforcement, paramedics, firefighters, 911
dispatchers and relief organization employ-
ees to a lunch as a means of showing appre-
ciation for the vital services they provide our
community. The organizers, led by founder
Mark Smith, are an ad hoc group of citizens
which was formed exclusively to stage this
event. Friday, the group fed more than 200
people. We, too, salute our “Finest.” We also
salute the saluters.

A thorn to the person or

persons responsible for the
theft of $2,000 in power tools
from the storage trailer at the
Starkville Habitat for Human-
ity on Wednesday. We cannot
imagine that any appeal to decency would
prick the conscience of someone who would Letters to the editor
commit such a crime against an organization of the facts and minutia of the case. purpose of building the facility. That
that does so much good for the community, Setting the record straight It was never my intention to infer money could only be used for the
especially folks who are trying to secure a On Thursday of last week I was
or imply Christina Martinez pleaded Amphitheater project.
home and a better future. Starkville Hab- interviewed by local media outlets
guilty only because she connected The Amphitheater was flooded
itat builds two houses a year for people after Christina Martinez pleaded
with me as a female. That connec- during the February disaster. The
who have proven they can be responsible guilty to second degree murder. I
tion was important but it was by no claim that the city paid $124,606.75
home-owners, but need some help to achieve most often refuse media requests for
means the only reason she pleaded. for electrical repairs at the Amphithe-
that dream. Habitat has already replaced comment, but I was still caught up in
Jay Hurdle’s representation of Mrs. ater is false. The repair work is now
the stolen tools, but every dollar it spent on that moment and agreed. Ultimately,
Martinez was — and continues to be out for bids. The $124,606.75 was
replacing the tools was money that would I failed to give credit where it is due. I
— exemplary. only an estimate of the repair cost.
have otherwise gone to building a home. Our want to set the record straight.
I apologize to Jay for not giving During the FEMA inspection last
best response to this sad incident is to make Attorney Jay Hurdle, of Starkville,
him the credit he is due in this case, month, electrical damage was docu-
an extra donation to Starkville Habitat. We has been lead counsel on this case for
and for unintentionally inferring that mented and accepted by FEMA. This
encourage you to do so. almost two years. Jay has invested
Mrs. Martinez pleaded guilty be- means the city will be reimbursed
hundreds — if not thousands — of 87.5 percent of the damage cost once
hours in this case over those years, cause a woman was appointed to her
A rose to the nine citizens the final approval is granted.
and is more intimately familiar with defense team. Without Jay Hurdle’s
who have stepped forward to The claim that mud and debris
it than anyone. He has lugged around expertise and familiarity with the
serve their neighborhoods and have not been cleaned up is also
tens of thousands of pages of discov- case, we would still be preparing for
their city as candidates for the false. FEMA inspected the Amphi-
ery supplied by the State, indexed a two-week trial, and Mrs. Martinez
Ward 1 city council seat left theater last month to see and even
that discovery, and collated into a would still be facing life in prison, a
vacant by the death of Gene measure the mud and debris. Once
format which made it much easier to much worse outcome than she can
Taylor last month. The candidates — Trent FEMA completed its documentation,
become immersed in this case. His now expect.
Bush, Patrick Holmes, Tommy Jackson, Ne- hundreds of pounds of mud and
dedication to this case, and his criti- Jay, I’m sorry, and I hope that I’ve
dra Lowery, Adrienne Morris, Anthony Sand- debris were removed. They are gone.
cal organization of over 60,000 pages accurately set this record straight.
ers, Carolyn Sherrod, Ethel Stewart and Liz Final cleaning will be completed once
of information, are the only reasons I Donna S. Smith
Terry — all have deep ties to Ward 1 and the underground electrical work is done,
was able to quickly familiarize myself Columbus
city and bring a broad range of experiences to avoid doing the work twice at twice
to this race. Tuesday at 6 p.m., the candidates with the in’s and out’s of the Martinez the cost.
will meet at Townsend Community Center case. Response about amphitheater Regarding security at the facility,
for a candidates forum. It will an excellent Jay had developed a strong, This letter is in answer to the it is foolish to publicly discuss City
chance for voters to get to know the candi- trusting relationship with Mrs. Letter to the Editor about the Terry security measures. That would only
dates before they go to the polls on Sept. 24. Martinez long before I was appoint- Brown Amphitheater written by Le- help those that seek to vandalize
We encourage all Ward 1 voters to attend. ed to assist him about four months roy Lollar. The Dispatch’s publication the property. The statement that “…
ago. She relies heavily on his legal of the letter appears to be an attempt the grounds look like an area from a
A rose to Main Street expertise and knowledge of this very, to avoid accountability for inaccurate third world country at the worst or a
Columbus, for adding a bit of very complex case. Although Mrs. reporting. The results could cause Baltimore slum at best,” borders on
whimsey and a whole lot of col- Martinez seemed to respond more public loss of understanding of City profane. Making fun of third-world
or to what had been mundane openly to my questions than either government. countries or parts of America populat-
objects. Jay or I expected, that was most likely The letter-to-the-editor in last ed by those that struggle each day is
Main Street director because of the new perspectives I, as week’s Commercial Dispatch, con- reprehensible and insensitive. This
Barbara Bigelow and project coordinator a woman and a lawyer, brought to her cerning the Amphitheater is filled statement also appears to violate the
Amber Brislin solicited local artists to apply defense team. with more false statements than Dispatch’s request to maintain “con-
their talents to painting the utility boxes that In over three decades in criminal true ones. Here are the facts, not the structive and respectful” speech.
are scattered throughout downtown. One defense, I have learned that timing innuendo based on wrong informa- I will continue to dissect the
by one, these gray metal boxes are being can be everything. Recent changes tion. First, the Amphitheater is not false and/or misleading statements
transformed into works of arts, each a unique in staffing at the DA’s office and new “dead in the water.” That is a false published in this newspaper, whether
expression of the artists’ creativity. What statements from witnesses, among statement. Phase 1 was completed as they are letters to the editor, articles
was once a drab, albeit necessary, part of other things, made last week ripe planned with the available funds from or unsigned editorials of the Dis-
our city-scape is now art, further enhancing for movement in this case. After the state. Phase 2 will begin once patch.
our downtown for both residents and visitors almost daily meetings between Jay, funded. I hope this newspaper will print
alike. There are still plenty of boxes ready Mrs. Martinez, and myself over the Second “our fair city” did not these letters to better inform the
for a makeover and Main Street is soliciting last three weeks, Christina made the spend $3 million on the project. That citizens of both sides of the story.
more artists to complete the project. We love difficult, wrenching decision to plead is a false statement or is at least very Joe Dillon
the idea, the whimsey of it, and the message guilty. This was due, in no small part, misleading. The State of Mississippi Public Information Officer
it conveys to all who visit downtown. to Jay Hurdle’s extensive knowledge completely funded it with the sole Columbus
The Dispatch • Sunday, September 8, 2019 7a


Dot Harris
Dorothy “Dot” Harris, 81, of
Columbus, MS, passed away
Thursday, September 5, 2019,
at Regency Hospital, Meridian,
Visitation will be Saturday,
September 7, 2019, from 5:00-
7:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral
Home. Funeral services will be
Sunday September 8, 2019, at
1:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral
Home Chapel, with Bro. Billy Ferguson officiat-
ing. Graveside service will be Sunday, Septem-
ber 8, 2019, at 3:30 PM in Whitehouse Church of
Christ Cemetery, Haleyville, AL, with Lowndes
Funeral Home, Columbus, MS directing.
Mrs. Harris was born July 30, 1938, in Win-
ston County, AL, to the late Della Poore and Wil-
Deanna Robinson-Dispatch Staff liam Riley Hill. She was a member of 7th Street
Betty Cldye Jones, Dixie Butler, Jane Niles and Fred Kinder serve Columbus Fire and Rescue firefighters Antho- Church of Christ. Mrs. Harris married Bertis Al-
ny Smith, Josh Conners, and Damon Estes during Salute to Lowndes County’s Finest at the Trotter Convention vin Harris on November 15, 1974.
Center in Columbus Friday afternoon. The luncheon is hosted by community volunteers to honor first responders. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Harris is pre-
“I appreciate the community showing that they support us,” said Smith. ceded in death by 4 children, David Harris, Shelia
Chain, Robin Harris and Kevin Harris; 3 sisters,
Izella Hill, Eulene Benefield and Reba Raper; and
1 brother, John Hill.
Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband of 44
Area obituaries years, Alvin Harris of Columbus, MS; daughters,
Tammy White and Lisa Dunlap, both of Colum-
Myra May Place, Memphis, bus, MS; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchil-
STARKVILLE — TN 38105 or to First dren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Deb-
Myra May, 62, died Baptist Church, 106 E. orah Jones and Amy Mays; and 2 brothers, Carl
Sept. 6, 2019, in Colum- Lampkin St, Starkville, Hill and Bud Hill.
bus. MS 39759. Pallbearers will be Howard Cook, Richard
A Celebration of Life Lee, Justin Dunlap, Dustin White, Howard Cook
service will be held Carol Alexander II and Brandon Ray.
at 2 p.m. Monday at COLUMBUS — Car- Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Hill, Bud
Calvert Funeral Home ol Jean Alexander, 71, Hill and Paul Cook.
Chapel, with the Rev. died Sept. 6, 2019, at Memorials may be made to American Diabe-
Clifton Curtis officiat- Baptist Memorial Hos- tes Association 200 Office Park Drive, Suite 303,
ing. Visitation will be pital-Golden Triangle. Birmingham, AL 35223.
two hours prior to the A memorial service Compliments of
service at the funeral will be held at noon Lowndes Funeral Home
home. Calvert Funeral Monday at Memorial
Home of West Point is Gunter Peel Funeral

Rufus Pumphrey
in charge of arrange- Home, Second Avenue
ments. North Chapel, with
Mrs. May was Rev. Glenn Miller
born April 3, 1957, in officiating. Visitation Rufus Lester Pumphrey,
Starkville, to the late will be one hour prior 91, passed away on Thursday,
Thomas Marlin and to the service at the September 05, 2019, at his res-
Lois E. Fairley Germa- funeral home. Memori- idence.
ny. She was a graduate al Gunter Peel Funeral A visitation will be held on
of Mississippi State Home and Crematory, Monday, September 09, 2019,
University and was Second Avenue North at 10:00 AM from the Seventh
formerly employed as location, is in charge of Street Church of Christ in Co-
an accountant with arrangements. lumbus, with funeral services
Royal Trucking in West Mrs. Alexander was to immediately follow at 11:00
Point. She was a mem- born Jan. 4, 1948, in AM, with Bro. Billy Ferguson
ber of First Baptist Greenville, to the late and Bro. Paul Bennett officiating. Graveside ser-
Church in Starkville. Robert Roby and Jean vices will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, Septem-
In addition to her Craven Morganti. She ber 09, 2019, from Arbor Grove Baptist Church
parents, she was pre- was formerly employed Cemetery, near Houston, MS. Lowndes Funeral
ceded in death by her as a bank teller with Home and Crematory is honored to be entrusted
daughter, Heather May several local banks. with final arrangements.
Catchings. In addition to her Mr. Pumphrey was born May 02, 1928, in
She is survived by parents, she was Chickasaw County, MS, to the late Eddie L. and
her husband, Keith Cornelia C. Pumphrey. He served his country
preceded in death by
May of Starkville; during WWII, while enlisted in the U.S. Army Air
her son, William Glenn
daughters, Lisa Read of Corp, and later, providing service during the Ko-
Lamar; and stepfather,
Columbus and Britta- rean Conflict, while enlisted in the United States
Fred Morganti.
ny Mayo of Rock Hill, Air Force. Always a hard worker, he retired from
She is survived by
South Carolina; sister, the maintenance department at Beliot Manhat-
her husband, Al Alex-
Laura Germany Molnar tan. After his retirement, he worked at Sunflower
of Madison, Alabama; ander of Columbus; in Columbus for 7 years. He also enjoyed work-
brother, Thomas Kirt daughter, Lea Liles ing in his yard. Church of Christ by faith, he was
Germany of Gulfport; of Atlanta, Georgia; a member of Seventh Street Church of Christ in
two grandchildren; and sister, Toni Woodland Columbus. A devoted family man, he was a won-
one step-grandchild. of Mountain Home, Ida- derful husband and father, who always managed
Memorials may ho; and brother, Jace to hold his sons accountable for their actions.
be made to St. Jude Morganti of Jackson, He was a proud grandfather and wore his title
Children’s Research Tennessee. of “Paw Paw” as a badge of honor. He loved an-
Hospital, 501 St. Jude imals, especially his cows and goats. Described
as an “Individualist”, he was very knowledgeable
of History, especially Civil War History and was
always interested in political discussions.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six
sisters and one brother.
Mr. Pumphrey is survived by his wife of 65
years, June Pumphrey; sons, John (Shelia) Pum-
phrey of Pinetop, AZ and Tommy Pumphrey of
Steens; grandchildren, Mindy Via, Dustin (Brid-
get) Pumphrey, Chris (Jordan) Pumphrey, Eben
(Brianna) Pumphrey and Joshua Pumphrey;
seven great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces,
nephews and extended family.
Carol Alexander Serving as Active Pallbearers will be his
Monday, Sept. 9 • 11-12 PM grandchildren and Billy Scarborough. Recog-
2nd Ave. North Location nized as Honorary Pallbearers will be Aaron Hill,
Memorial Service:
Monday, Sept. 9 • 12 PM William Scott, Pearlie Freeman, Jerry White,
2nd Ave. North Chapel Ricky Mordecai, Mike Murphy, and the staff of
Encompass Hospice (especially Millie, Todd,
James Holmes Linda and Dale).
Visitation: The family requests that in lieu of flowers, Me-
Monday, Sept. 9 • 1-2 PM
College St. Location morials be made to the donor’s favorite charity.
Services: Compliments of
Monday, Sept. 9 • 2 PM
College St. Location
Lowndes Funeral Home
Burial With
Military Honors
Friendship Cemetery

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Comic Con
Continued from Page 1A
Nicieza is one of sev- If you go how the event has grown.
eral guests who will ■ WHAT: Golden Triangle He began it when he was
be in attendance at the Comic Con stationed at Columbus Air
event Sept. 14-15 at the ■ WHEN: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. Force Base and when it
Communiversity on East 14 and noon-5 p.m. Sept. 15 was a one-day event held
Mississippi Community ■ WHERE: EMCC Communi- at the Trotter attracting
versity, 7003 South Frontage
College’s Mayhew cam- Road, Mayhew only a few hundred peo-
pus. He and comic writer ■ HOW MUCH: Tickets are ple.
and editor Tom DeFalco $20 general admission, $12 “We’re just happy to
will meet with and sign for children, $15 for military, see the growth and such
autographs for convention first responders and students events happen and con-
attendees at a special VIP tinually develop in Mis-
dinner Saturday night. the Golden Triangle and sissippi,” he said. “We’re
Other guests include com- to Palmer Home for Chil- also happy to grow our
ic artists Geoffrey Gwin dren. relationship with EMCC.
and Mitch Ballard, as well “That’s one of the rea- It’s not about just comic
as artists and cosplayers sons GT Comic Con is book stuff, it’s about tech-
(individuals who dress as such a successful event,” nology and video gaming,
fictional characters) from he said. “Because they and EMCC has a strong
around the country. are wanting to give back computer program.”
Brandon Sesser, EM- He said his favorite
to the community and be
CC’s director of informa- thing about the con over
able to establish a larger,
tion systems technology the years has been inter-
Courtesy photo/EMCC more prominent Golden
and organizer of the con- The 2019 Golden Triangle Comic Con will take place at East Mississippi Community acting with attendees. He
Triangle for everyone.”
vention, said while many College’s Communiversity Sept. 14-15. Last year’s event, pictured here, was held at said he still remembers
of the guests are from the Trotter Convention Center. the small child who at-
the comics industry, the
A growing event tended dressed as Sonic
States from Argentina do next weekend. to Nicieza on the conven- Sesser has helped or- the Hedgehog in 2017,
convention is going to fo-
when he was 8 years old. “There aren’t many tion’s website, and that ganize the convention for which is one of his favorite
cus on far more aspects of
“Spanish was our na- ways to break into the several artists are coming the last three years, and memories. He also liked
pop culture and technol-
tive language,” he said. “I comic book industry,” he from out of state to do so. says it has “exploded” in meeting Super Troopers
ogy — especially given
could count on one hand said, adding it was an “in- “Mariano, with his that time. actor Erik Stolhanske last
that it’s one of the first
how many English words I sular” industry requiring artistry and his writing, “It just keeps growing, year.
major events at the newly
knew, and they were ‘OK’ very specific technical and the fact that he has and people are starting to Even though he’s now
opened Communiversi-
and ‘no.’ Comic books lit- skills. worked with Stan Lee, realize that art and tech- living in Tennessee while
ty. The event will feature
erally helped me learn Comic artists not only William Shatner, is just nology, those are really serving with the National
more than 65 vendors of
English.” have to be able to draw amazing,” Sesser said. high-paying and highly Guard, he said he will be
toys, comics, costumes
He and his brother well, he said, but they “Every year has been a sought-after careers,” he back in Columbus next
and more, along with vid-
Fabian Nicieza, who is a have to be able to under- fun time, not only for me, said. “So more and more weekend for the con, to
eo game and cosplay com-
writer and co-creator of stand plot and storytelling but for our students that people are getting the bug see the now familiar faces
petitions and a “children’s
the comic series “Dead- well enough to sequence go and help, for the panel, into artistry and technolo- of families attending.
con” set aside especially
pool,” both began working those drawings in a way the people who come in to gy.” “You see the parents
for kids, Sesser said.
for Marvel in the 1990s, that makes sense to the speak. They are just en- Last year, the conven- with their kids,” he said.
“We are ... going to
with Fabian focusing on reader. thralled with the amount tion — which was held “They look forward to
have a lot of different
the writing and market- “Unless you have the of energy, enthusiasm, at Trotter Convention it every year. It’s just a
panels this year,” he said.
ing side of the industry, skillsets to adapt a writ- that happens at these Center in downtown Co- great event to connect
“Not only just art, but
and Mariano gravitating ten plot to a visual medi- events.” lumbus — attracted just with people and recon-
we’re also going to have
toward art and design — um like that, you’ll never Nicieza will also help under 2,000 people. This nect with friends and the
a few instructors that will
along with a love for con- make it in the comic in- choose between several year, he expects 2,500, he families that you see that
have panels talking about
ventions and trade shows. dustry,” he said. area nonprofits to receive said. bring their children to the
community projects and
He later left Marvel and That’s what he wants 10 percent of profits from Chris Tarantino, who event.”
the way to grow our Gold-
started his own company, to help artists with this the event, Sesser said. In helped start the first Gold- For more information
en Triangle area.”
Apex Comics Group, but weekend. the past, the convention en Triangle Comic Con in on the con or to buy tick-
still regularly attends con- “If I can help someone has donated funds to the 2016 with Zac Ashmore, ets, go to gtcomiccon.
Breaking into ventions. break into the industry, Boys and Girls Club of said he’s excited about com.
the industry At many of those con- I will feel I’ve fulfilled a
Comics hold a special ventions, he takes a look mission,” he said.
meaning for Nicieza, who at aspiring comic artists’ Sesser said artists can
emigrated to the United work, which he intends to sign up to show their work

Two people die following

separate car accidents on Friday
DISPATCH STAFF REPORT vehicle she was driving collided with
another vehicle on Highway 45 North.
Two people died Friday morning from Merchant pronounced May dead at the
injuries sustained in separate car acci- scene, and an ambulance took the driver
dents in Lowndes County.
of the other vehicle to Baptist Memorial
On Thursday evening, Daryl Smith,
Hospital-Golden Triangle with moderate
71, was involved in a car accident on
Highway 12. He died Friday morning at injuries, according to a press release
University of Mississippi Medical Cen- from Mississippi Highway Patrol.
ter in Jackson, according to Lowndes Columbus Police Department is in-
County Coroner Greg Merchant. vestigating the crash on Highway 12,
Also on Friday morning, Starkville while MHP is investigating the crash on
resident Myra G. May, 64, died after the Highway 45.

Continued from Page 1A
the athletes, coaches and been a great fit for The relationships on his beat
family members who cre- Dispatch’s sports staff. quickly, and bringing him
ate the high school sports “Theo is so talented, on board rounds out a
community here in the and it’s very clear he cares sports staff that I believe
Golden Triangle.” about the quality of his will regularly produce
Managing Editor Zack work,” Plair said. “He’s top-tier coverage for our
Plair said DeRosa has someone I know will build readers.”
Sports Miss. State Southern Miss
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Bulldogs clip Golden Eagles

Matt Bush/USA TODAY Sports

Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill (8) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Southern Miss on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium.

With Stevens sidelined, Hill Commentary

Stevens’ injury creates

shines in Bulldogs’ victory
BY BEN PORTNOY combined 71 yards and two touchdowns
uncertainty for Bulldogs
S on 12 carries. TARKVILLE — Football is a me they were going to hold him out
Weatherspoon earned his first ca- wonderful game. and put me in.”
STARKVILLE — Saturday should reer touchdown with a 22-yard scamper And yet, it can also be so, so Despite the success from Shrader
have been a day of exultation. through the USM defense with 2:20 re- cruel. in a limited sample size, Stevens has
For the first time this fall, 55,143 maining in the fourth quarter. Saturday was sup- thrived in his five and a half quarters
maroon-and-white-clad fans packed the Under center, mid-year enrollee Gar- posed to be Mississip- played this season. It’s clear he’s the
seats at Davis Wade Stadium while tail- rett Shrader took the reins once Stevens pi State quarterback best quarterback on the roster.
gating tents littered The Junction just exited the contest. The freshman from Tommy Stevens’ day. And Mississippi State’s next oppo-
behind the south end Charlotte finished the afternoon 7 of 11 The graduate transfer nent, Kansas State, is no slouch. The
zone. for 71 yards and added another nine car- was in the midst of Wildcats decimated Bowling Green
Yet the celebratory ries for 16 yards on the ground. torching the Southern 52-0 to move to 2-0 Saturday and have
clanging of cowbells Shrader entered the game ahead of ju- Mississippi secondary Garrick outscored opponents 101-14 under
quickly fell quiet as Mis- nior Keytaon Thompson — who report- and endearing himself Hodge new head coach Chris Klieman. MSU
sissippi State lost start- edly sat out of practice this week with to his new fans in his may not have needed Stevens to win
ing quarterback Tommy a lingering upper body injury, though Davis Wade Stadium against Southern Miss, but it might
Stevens to an upper-body Moorhead said he was capable of playing debut, until a second-quarter upper against Kansas State.
injury as the Bulldogs Stevens Saturday. body injury derailed everything. Moorhead wouldn’t speculate on
marched to a 38-15 victory “It was just next man up, and that’s Stevens was evaluated in the the severity of Stevens’ injury in his
over Southern Mississippi how we played,” Shrader said. “We had medical tent on the Mississippi State postgame press conference but said
on Saturday afternoon. a bunch of young guys make big plays sideline and later ruled out for the rest MSU hopes to have a better idea of
Coach Joe Moorhead today.” of the game at halftime. where he’s at Sunday.
said Stevens was meeting Prior to his departure, Stevens contin- After starting 9 of 10 for 105 yards Now, maybe this is all much ado
with trainers postgame ued his hot start to the season as he com- and two touchdown passes, the Indi- about nothing and Stevens will be
and that he would receive pleted his first nine passes of the day — anapolis native was forced to watch ready to go for the biggest game so
a fuller injury update the most consecutive completions for an from the sideline as his backup, true far of this short season. But since it
during a staff meeting at 3 MSU quarterback to start a game since freshman quarterback Garrett Shrad- appears Moorhead would rather tell
p.m. Sunday. Dak Prescott completed 12 straight in a er, finished off MSU’s 38-15 victory. you his Social Security number than
“We’ve got to be like 2015 contest against Arkansas. “I don’t want to say I’m disappoint- guess if Stevens will be available for
our mascot; we’ve got to be a dang Bull- Again displaying his accuracy in the ed for Tommy, but he put so much the Kansas State game, guessing the
dog,” Moorhead said of overcoming ad- early going, the Penn State transfer de- effort and preparation in,” MSU coach second-year head coach’s motive is the
versity Saturday. “We’ve got to bow our livered a dime to junior receiver Osirus Joe Moorhead said. “For him to play hand we’ve been dealt.
neck, bow our back and just find a way to Mitchell, who skied above a USM de- the way he has the first two games, I If Stevens can’t go, it’s likely Shrad-
win every single week.” fender on a skinny post from 28 yards would have loved to see him finish that er would get the nod under center. But
With Stevens sidelined, junior run- out to put MSU ahead 7-0. game off. Because I thought he was that might create another dilemma in
ning back Kylin Hill shouldered much of Stevens finished the day 9 of 10 for going to have a really big day. But he itself that would probably merit a sep-
the offensive load. 105 yards and two touchdowns. got banged up, and hopefully we get arate column. It was understandable
Hill, who had his ankle twisted up at Defensively, the MSU pass rush of- him back soon.” Shrader was chosen to back up Ste-
the tail end of the first half, raced to his fered a stark contrast from last week’s Shrader was more than solid in vens Saturday as Keytaon Thompson
second 100-yard game of the season — nearly invisible performance in New Or- relief of Stevens, passing for 71 yards was playing catch-up after rejoining
totaling 123 yards and a touchdown on leans. and completing 7 of 11 throws. It the team following his brief entry into
14 carries. Senior defensive linemen Marquiss would have been a much better line the transfer portal.
His lone score of the day came on a Spencer and Fletcher Adams each than that if wideout Osirus Mitchell But if Shrader gets the start against
3-yard touchdown plunge with 6:37 re- notched four tackles, while seniors hadn’t lost a potential touchdown pass the Wildcats and has a bad series or
maining in the third quarter to put MSU Chauncey Rivers, Lee Autry, Kobe Jones in the sun on a deep route. But if noth- two, how long of a leash will the MSU
ahead 28-0. and freshmen Cameron Young and Fabi- ing else, the Charlotte native showed faithful extend the freshman before
“It never excites you to see your team- en Lovett totaled two apiece. why Moorhead wouldn’t stop singing crying for Thompson?
mate go down,” Hill said. “Tommy is a Senior defensive back Brian Cole II Shrader’s praises in fall camp. For what it’s worth, Shrader would
hard-working guy, but I had to step up to tied for the team lead with seven tackles “I saw them looking at Tommy; they have one of the premier backs in the
the plate. I had to do what I had to do to — including 2.5 for a loss and a sack. wanted to get him on the phone, and SEC to rely on in Kylin Hill.
get the win.” “That’s what we do — hunt the ball, he was kind of holding his shoulder,” “He’s a young guy. I was just trying
Senior Nick Gibson and heralded try to fly around,” Cole said. “It was a Shrader said. “They told me to start to make sure he’s good, not trying to
freshman Lee Weatherspoon also bol- warming up and be ready. … They told See Hodge, 5B
stered the Bulldog rushing attack with a See MSU, 5B
2B Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •

Prep Football
West Point wins streaky shootout with Starkville
Friday’s Mississippi Scores
Caledonia 35, Amory 21
Hebron Christian 22, Ben’s Ford, La. 14
Heritage Aca. 42, Magnolia Heights 13 BY BEN PORTNOY es regarding his quarter-
Houston 32, New Hope 28 backs room postgame.
Louisville 32, Columbus 6 “It’s kind of a game by
Noxubee County 22, Shannon 14 WEST POINT — game thing to be honest
West Lowndes 36, Kemper County 34 Brandon Harris peered with you,” Jones conced-
West Point 41, Starkville 35 into the sky. ed. “We’re not going to
State With his arms out- give up on Luke now by
Adams Christian 41, Clinton Christian Academy 26 stretched, his neck bent any means. I just thought
Bay 17, Forrest Co. AHS 14 back and his eyes gazing we needed a change. We
Bay Springs 24, Lumberton 22 high into the Mississippi just need to be prepared
Bogue Chitto 23, Springfield, La. 20 night, he could only re- — next man up — and I
Booneville 27, Ripley 26
flect. thought NyJal was very,
Bowling Green, La. 50, Amite School 0
“We didn’t let them very prepared to come
Brandon 27, Clinton 14
get us down,” Harris said in and make plays and
Byhalia 20, Lewisburg 10
Calhoun Aca. 50, West Memphis Christian, Ark.
through a handful of ex- I thought he did a good
acerbated breaths. job.”
Calhoun City 24, Choctaw County 21 Despite 21 unanswered For West Point, the
Canton 21, Germantown 14, OT second half points from victory gives the Green
Carroll Aca. 51, Benton Academy 12 Starkville (1-2), Harris Wave some momentum
Cathedral 34, Hillcrest Christian 0 carried West Point (2-1) ahead of a Week 4 meet-
Center Hill 44, Southwind, Tenn. 34 to a 41-35 victory Friday ing with Tupelo (2-1).
Citronelle, Ala. 7, Greene County 0 night. Austin Frayser/Special to The Dispatch And though next
Clarkdale 32, St. Patrick 0 “It’s been a long week,” West Point quarterback Brandon Harris (2) gets past Starkville corner Chris Luckett week’s matchup will come
Clarksdale 42, Coahoma Co. 0 West Point coach Chris (11) early in the second half of Friday’s game.
into focus over the com-
Coahoma AHS 24, Holly Springs 16
Chambless said. “Our ensuing kickoff — again three touchdown passes fenders at the line, Harris ing days, Chambless, like
Columbia 61, Wilkinson County 22
guys put in a lot of hours, gifting West Point posses- in the game’s final 14 min- eked out a 3-yard gain to Harris, took a moment
Columbia Aca. 44, Brookhaven Academy 42
and we preach to them sion. utes to bring the Yellow secure the win. to reflect on the night’s
Crystal Springs 44, Hazlehurst 42, OT
East Central 56, Vancleave 14
there may be 10 ways to Needing just two plays, Jackets within six points. “We do these situa- affairs as he stood under
East Rankin Aca. 21, Winston Aca. 20
do something right and Harris found the end zone He finished the night tions every day where the luminescent glow of
East Union 53, Ashland 0
we do it one way and we with a 5-yard touchdown with 154 yards and three we have to run out the stadium lights.
East Webster 51, Vardaman 0 kept plugging and plug- plunge on what would scores on 7 of 13 passing. clock, got to grind out “We genuinely love
Enterprise Clarke 24, Stringer 16 ging and got it done.” be the first of his four After Starkville elect- first downs,” Chambless each other,” he said of
Eupora 54, French Camp 20 After Starkville straight scores. He fin- ed to kick the ball deep said. “You miss a block, Starkville. “And it’s fun to
George County 42, Pascagoula 14 jumped out to a 14-0 ished the evening with off Johnson’s final touch- it doesn’t matter. You get compete.”
Greenwood 45, Cleveland Central 7 first quarter lead, West 150 rushing yards. down pass of the night, your tail up and play the West Point 41, Starkville 35
Hamilton 7, Ethel 0 Point responded with Again dialing up the West Point found itself next play.” Starkville 14 0 14 7 — 35
West Point 7 21 13 0 — 41
Hancock 28, Gautier 14 41-straight points over the trickery, West Point’s with a 4th-and-1 at its own Cannon recorded 133 First quarter
Hartfield Academy 40, Park Place Christian Acad- next two frames courtesy final touchdown of the 29-yard line with just un- yards on the ground to
SHS — Orien Thompson 39 pass from Luke Altmyer
(Peyton Rodgers kick)
emy 14
of four Yellow Jacket turn- game came off a variation der two minutes left. give West Point its second SHS — Rufus Harvey 14 pass from Luke Altmyer
(Rodgers kick)
Hernando 27, White Station, Tenn. 26
overs. of a double reverse pass Having already been 100-yard rusher of the WP — TJ Anderson 26 pass from Dantariyus Cannon
(Alex Harper kick)
Humphreys Aca. 46, Deer Creek School 30
Following a fumble in which Harris received stopped on 4th-and-1 on night, while the Green Second quarter
Independence 24, Palmer 0 WP — Brandon Harris 5 run (Harper kick)
Itawamba AHS 36, Saltillo 6
from Starkville junior a pitch on the outside be- their own 29 in the third Wave had 337 team rush- WP — Harris 5 run (Harper kick)
WP — Harris 1 run (Harper kick)
Jackson Prep 27, Oak Forest, La. 19
quarterback Luke Alt- fore slinging a 17-yard quarter, Chambless dou- ing yards on 64 attempts. Third quarter

Kemper Aca. 58, Prentiss Christian 14 myer at his own 25-yard floater to backup quarter- bled down on the decision By contrast, the Yellow
WP — Harris 33 run (kick failed)
WP —Gray Berry 17 pass from Harris (Harper kick)
Lafayette 28, Horn Lake 14 line, West Point senior back senior Gray Berry by dialing up a quarter- Jackets only had three on SHS — Amariyon Howard 34 pass from NyJal
Johnson (Rodgers kick)
Lake 28, Heidelberg 14 running back Dantariyus for a touchdown. back keeper to Harris. 14 carries. SHS — Harvey 29 pass from Johnson (Rodgers kick)
Fourth quarter
Lamar School 31, Leake Aca. 16 Cannon dropped back to While West Point Snaking through a With the loss, SHS — Joshua Aka 10 pass from Johnson (Rodgers
Lanier 32, Jim Hill 18 pass off a gadget play. raced ahead in the mess of Starkville de- Starkville has dropped Team statistics
Looking over the top, first half, Chris Jones’ two of its first three
Brandon Harris
Lee Academy, Ark. 35, Strayhorn 6 First downs 14 24
Leland 20, Riverside 14 he delivered a dime into Starkville squad rebound- games for the first time Rushes-yards 3-14
Passing yards 336
the outstretched arms of ed resoundingly. since 2013 when the Yel-
by the numbers
Long Beach 57, West Harrison 49 Comp.-Att.-Int. 21-35-1 3-7-0
Fumbles lost 3 1
Madison Central 24, Northwest Rankin 7
senior tight end TJ An- Seeking a spark, low Jackets fell to Oxford Individual statistics
RUSHING: Starkville — Amariyon Howard 4-24,
Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 48, Jackson Aca. 7
derson — who corralled Jones benched Altmyer and, ironically, West Point
Magee 26, Collins 14
the pass with a Starkville in favor of junior backup 27 carries in Weeks 2 and 3.
Jordan Mitchell 2-2, Rufus Harvey 1-0, Luke Altmyer
2-1; West Point — Brandon Harris 27-167, Dantariyus
Cannon 20-138, Jimothy Mays 6-34, Gray Berry 1-14,
Manchester Aca. 49, North Sunflower Aca. 8 Jakobe Pate 4-11, Kej Gibbs 2-6
defender draped over his NyJal Johnson. Johnson It’s expected Altmy-
Mandeville, La. 65, Poplarville 35
back. — whose brother Jaquez
167 yards er will also return under
PASSING: Starkville — Luke Altmyer 14-22, 182.
NyJal Johnson 7-13, 154; West Point — Brandon har-
Marshall Aca. 48, Myrtle 46 ris 2-3, 33. Dantariyus Cannon 1-1, 26. Gray Berry
McComb 21, Tylertown 0
Starkville junior run- played quarterback first 4 rushing touchdowns center next week against 0-3, 0.
RECEIVING: West Point — TJ Anderson 1-26, Gray
Mize 14, Wesson 12 ning back Amariyon at Starkville then at Flor- Louisville, though Jones Berry 1-17, Jakobe Pote 1-16; Starkville — Rufus Har-

Mooreville 28, Kossuth 14 Howard then fumbled the ida Atlantic — notched 1 passing touchdown didn’t make any promis-
vey 6-70, Joshua Aka 5-93, Amariyon Howard 4-81,
Orien Thompson 3-55, Tae Lucious 3-37.

Nanih Waiya 27, Choctaw Central 13

Scoring struggles continue for Columbus

Natchez 38, Velma Jackson 27
Nettleton 14, Hatley 10
New Albany 43, Pontotoc 42, OT
Newton County 43, Morton 7
North Delta 35, Indianola Aca. 14
By Theo DeRosa three minutes left after
North Forrest 24, Newton 0 Louisville’s Jaden Triplett
North Panola 14, Charleston 0
North Pike 63, Franklin Co. 22 scored the Wildcats’
As the game clock hit
North Pontotoc 42, Bruce 6 fourth and final touch-
20 seconds in the fourth
Northeast Lauderdale 38, Southeast Lauderdale 7 down, and they decided
quarter and kept count-
Oak Grove 37, Gulfport 13 to make it count. Conner
ing, the Columbus offense
Oak Hill Aca. 33, Newton Co. Aca. 14
found Omari Williams for
Ocean Springs 52, Moss Point 26 hurried to the line of
a big gain into Wildcat
Odessa, Texas 37, Jefferson County 14 scrimmage with a sense
territory, and the Falcons
Okolona 39, Thrasher 8 of urgency.
kept it on the ground all
Olive Branch 42, Haywood County, Tenn. 7
The Falcons lined up
Oxford 33, Grenada 14 the way to pay dirt.
in a power formation and
Pass Christian 39, Purvis 36 Fittingly, it was Con-
snapped the ball from
Pearl 62, Ridgeland 21
the Louisville 1-yard line. ner who took the final
Pearl River Central 42, Lawrence County 21
Quarterback Ethan Con- snap. He used his legs
Philadelphia 26, Leake Central 7
ner took the snap, pushed even more than his arm,
Picayune 63, Meridian 7
Pillow Aca. 45, Canton Aca. 0 the pile and fell into the running 22 times for 114
Pisgah 53, St. Andrew’s 13 end zone with the foot- yards compared to 14 pass
Port Gibson 25, South Delta 2 ball. A loud cheer went attempts for 64 yards.
Potts Camp 54, Bluff City, Tenn. 0
up from the home crowd The junior knows if he
Prairie View, La. 50, Christian Collegiate 6
for the last-minute touch- can score against Louis-
Provine 26, Murrah 6
down. ville, he can score against Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch
Puckett 47, Leake County 30 Columbus’ Jaylen Stewart (26) and Steven Cattledge (9) take down a Louisville ball
One look at the score- anybody. carrier in the first quarter of Friday’s game. Louisville beat the Falcons 32-6.
Raleigh 30, Northeast Jones 27
Resurrection Catholic 28, Northlake Christian, board at the other end of “They’re a good state
La. 0 the field revealed all: Lou- championship team,” and Conner’s encourag- ceeded on a two-point attack, Columbus gets
Richland 22, St. Joseph-Madison 21 isville 32, Columbus 6. Conner said. “If we can ing late score added to conversion to stretch its a week to recover. The
Scott Central 35, Pelahatchie 7 Ten seconds to go. do that consistently, we’re it. The coach pointed out lead to 25-0. Falcons’ next matchup
Sebastopol 28, McLaurin 21
Conner’s touchdown probably going to be pret- that just a couple of plays The Wildcats were al- comes at home against
Seminary 20, Sumrall 0
may not have been the de- ty good.” could have made a key dif- ready on cruise control Lanier on Sept. 20.
Senatobia 35, Lake Cormorant 28, OT
ciding score, but it was an Of course, that skill ference. after 17 unanswered first- And Pulphus has a plan
Sharkey-Issaquena Aca. 74, Delta Aca. 32
important one for the Fal- hasn’t shown itself yet “Two dropped passes half points. Roper Stoots for Columbus’ week off.
Silliman, La. 36, Centreville Aca. 6
cons, who avoided being for the winless Falcons. would make this game 17- opened the scoring less “Us as coaches want to
Simmons 36, Humphreys 27
Simpson Aca. 22, Copiah Aca. 10 shut out for the second use this bye week to go
Smithville 33, Mantachie 7 straight game. Columbus “Scoring a touchdown is big because we have to finish back and reevaluate film
and ourselves and just see
South Panola 39, Cordova, Tenn. 13 fell to 0-3 with the loss,
South Pike 42, Kentwood, La. 0
but the score showed that drives. I’m happy to see our kids not quit and finish.” what we need to do to get
South Pontotoc 24, Aberdeen 20
it wasn’t entirely uncom- Columbus coach Joshua Pulphus that first W,” he said. “It’s
St. George’s, Tenn. 35, Northpoint Christian 13
petitive against one of the They’re getting into dis- coming. We’re so close.”
St. Joseph-Greenville 59, Glenbrook, La. 16
trict play soon, starting 14,” Pulphus said. “Two than three minutes in with
St. Martin 40, St. Stanislaus 20
state’s best teams.
drops!” a 30-yard field goal, and
Louisville 32, Columbus 6
For Columbus coach a critical set of games Louisville 10 7 0 15 — 32
Starkville Aca. 22, Noxapater 7
Pulphus has been eye- But against a team like Louisville quarterback Columbus 0 0 0 6 — 6
TCPS 41, Biggersville 26 Joshua Pulphus, it also First quarter
ing from the start of the Louisville, which came Drea Shumaker punched 9:31: L — Roper Stoots 30 FG
Tallulah, La. 56, Delta Streets 30 showed the Falcons were 1:16: L — Drea Shumaker 2 run (Stoots kick)
season — one that offers into the day a week re- in a short rushing score Second quarter
Tishomingo County 17, Belmont 7 actually capable of putting 7:08: L — Michael Foster 25 run (Stoots kick)
Tri-County Aca. 41, Sylva-Bay Aca. 21 an entire drive together plenty of paths to success. moved from a win over later in the quarter. Fourth quarter
10:33 L — Tyrell Thames 60 interception return (2PC
Tunica Academy 8, Kirk Aca. 6
— something they lacked “We’ve been talking rival West Point, the Fal- Running back Michael successful)
Tupelo 24, Neshoba Central 6
last week against Nox- pretty good about divi- cons’ mistakes proved Foster added to the lead 3:11 L — Jaden Triplett 23 run (Stoots kick)
0:10 C — Ethan Conner 1 run (kick failed)
Walnut 49, Alcorn Central 16
ubee County in an 18-0 sion, because that’s how critical. with seven minutes and L
Team statistics
Warren Central 42, Vicksburg 7
loss. Columbus has now you get to the playoffs,” Chief among them, eight seconds left in the First downs 10 11
Washington School 34, Bayou Aca. 7 Rushes-yards 26-192 41-130
Wayne County 21, Laurel 20, 2OT lost 20 straight games Pulphus said. “You can though it may have come second quarter, going Passing yards 113 64
Comp.-Att.-Int. 9-15-1 7-15-2
West Jones 41, Quitman 14 dating back to 2017. go 4-0 and still don’t make too late to really matter, up the middle for a 25- Individual statistics
West Lauderdale 57, South Jones 14 “Scoring a touchdown the playoffs. Or you can came early in the fourth yard touchdown. Ten of RUSHING: Louisville — Michael Foster 16-137, Jaden
Triplett 1-23, Jaquez Thames 3-13, Drea Shumaker
West Lincoln 41, Sacred Heart 21 is big because we have go 0-3 and win one game, quarter when Conner, on Foster’s 16 carries went 3-6, Kylan Tippett 1-6, Tyrell Thames 1-4, Keyarrion
Jackson 1-3; Columbus — Ethan Conner 22-114,
West Marion 20, East Marion 0
to finish drives,” Pulphus and boom, the sky’s the the run, threw late and for at least five yards, as Karon Hawk 10-23, Jakaylin Lewis 4-4, Tawonn Troup
2-4, Devarkus Ramsey 1-4, Joshua McCrary 1-(-8),
West Tallahatchie 20, Coldwater 0
said. “I’m happy to see limit.” into the arms of Louis- he continually made big Jeremiah Lang 1-(-11).
Wilkinson County Christian Academy 43, River- PASSING: Louisville — Drea Shumaker 9-15, 113;
dale Academy, La. 42
our kids not quit and fin- Pulphus has persisted ville’s Tyrell Thames. plays against the Falcons’ Columbus — Ethan Conner 7-14, 64. Jaelan Crad-

Winona 35, Kosciusko 28 ish.” in preaching this kind of Thames took the football defense. dieth, 0-1.
RECEIVING: Louisville — Kaleb Mosley 7-65, David
Winona Christian 53, Central Holmes 19 The Falcons got the optimism for the Falcons back 60 yards for a touch- After facing Louis- Haynes 2-48; Columbus — Omari Williams 2-43,
Cameron Ledbetter 1-19, Steve Turner 1-7, Devarkus
Yazoo County 46, Yazoo City 8 ball back with just over no matter the final result, down, and Louisville suc- ville’s strong offensive Ramsey 3-(-5).
The Dispatch • Sunday, September 8, 2019 3B

Prep Football
Shelton, Sanders lead Panthers past Kemper Friday’s Alabama Scores
Abbeville 38, Cottonwood 7
Addison 36, Winston County 14
Aliceville 29, Tarrant 0
Anniston 27, Cherokee County 7
By David Miller De’Onte Rush, matched Shelton Appalachian 44, Talladega County Central 6
Special to The Dispatch with 274 passing yards and three Ariton 54, Geneva County 49
Athens 28, Hartselle 19
total touchdowns. Rush, though, Auburn 44, Enterprise 0
Just two weeks ago, the West wouldn’t get a chance to engineer Austin 30, Florence 25
Lowndes Panthers won a game a rally when Panthers freshman
Baker 43, Davidson 19
Berry 28, Hubbertville 6
after passing just two times. Fri- Javon Wilburn sacked him and Bibb County 13, Demopolis 12
day, against Class 3A opponent knocked him out of the game
Billingsley 35, Loachapoka 18
Blount 48, B.C. Rain 14
Kemper County, the Panthers with just 41 seconds left. Boaz 72, Douglas 0
abandoned that identity in favor The Panthers had to overcome Brantley 55, Kinston 13
of a game-breaking, all-or-noth- Rush, continual breakdowns in
Brewer 29, Arab 21
Brooks 35, Central-Florence 28
ing passing game. special teams — they gave up a Buckhorn 36, Hazel Green 35
Sophomore quarterback Mar- 79-yard kick return late in the
Carbon Hill 35, Greene County 29
Carver-Montgomery 22, Russell County 14
quez Shelton threw four touch- fourth quarter immediately after Catholic-Montgomery 48, Dale County 0
downs, including the game-win- regaining the lead — and more
Cedar Bluff 49, Asbury 6
Center Point 28, Mortimer Jordan 21
ner — a 17-yarder to Albert Plair than 10 pre-snap penalties. Central - Clay County 34, Munford 12
late in the fourth quarter — to They were aided, though, by Central-Phenix City 44, Smiths Station 0
beat Kemper County 36-34 and Kemper County’s 18 penalties for
Central-Tuscaloosa 41, Jemison 17
Charles Henderson 6, Rehobeth 0
remain undefeated this season. 190 yards, many of those coming Chelsea 32, Carver-Birmingham 10
Shelton finished 10 of 21 pass- on pass interference calls.
Chickasaw 46, Choctaw County 6
Chilton County 40, Shelby County 33
ing for 216 yards. He had two “We had a bad week of prac- Citronelle 7, Greene County, Miss. 0
interceptions but also added a tice, a terrible week of practice,”
Clay-Chalkville 19, Park Crossing 14
Cleveland 65, West End 44
score on the ground. King said. “It’s been so hot … Colbert County 37, Tanner 7
West Lowndes head coach An- guys were lackadaisical and
Colbert Heights 27, Westminster Christian Aca. 20
thony King said Shelton “grew didn’t come out focused tonight.
Cold Springs 34, Southeastern 33
Collinsville 54, North Sand Mountain 28
up” Friday in his first year as the So we have to get that fixed. Cottage Hill 51, J.U. Blacksher 7
team’s starting quarterback. “But I’m very proud of the
Cullman 41, Decatur 17
Daleville 44, Houston County 13
“[Kemper County] was com- guys for the way they fought back Decatur Heritage 35, Valley Head 14
mitting to stopping and the run, against a 3A school. Our guys
Deshler 55, Elkmont 0
Donoho 25, Ragland 0
and our quarterback was putting were dead tired, but they battled Dothan 49, Eufaula 38
it out there,” King said. “We’ve through for four quarters. They
Elba 54, Pleasant Home 0
Escambia County 46, Monroe County 0
been waiting on this passing
had a will to win.” Etowah 49, Crossville 7
game to kick in. We knew we had David Miller/Special to The Dispatch Evangel Christian 82, Ezell-Harding, Tenn. 55
a running game because we had Albert Plair (1) makes the winning touchdown catch for West Lowndes West Lowndes 36, Kemper County 34 Fairfield 48, John Carroll Catholic 14
Kemper County 0 22 6 6 — 34 Fairview 62, DAR 41
a big, veteran offensive line. But in the fourth quarter against Kemper County. West Lowndes 12 6 6 12 — 36 Faith Academy 24, LeFlore 6
First quarter
we wanted that passing game for wide-open pass in the end zone playmakers. He said offensive WL — Marquez Shelton 47 pass to Jherquaveus Sanders (kick Falkville 32, Woodville 6
failed) Flomaton 40, Jay, Fla. 0
balance.” with an 11-yard score on to Sand- coordinator Adam Lowrey, who WL — Sanders 16 run (run failed) Florala 30, Georgiana 20
The Panthers (3-0) didn’t ers on the very next play, and the joined the program this year, Second quarter
KC — Ricardo Windham 14 run (De’Onte Rush pass to Tracy Cole)
Fort Payne 20, Albertville 13
Freeport, Fla. 43, Pike Liberal Arts 28
have any semblance of balance game-winner to Plair — another has changed many of the pass- WL — Shelton 23 pass to Albert Plair (run failed)
KC — Rush 33 pass to Ishmael Naylor (Rush run) Fruitdale 30, McIntosh 6
Friday night, rushing for just 29 fade — came on third-and-13. ing sets and concepts, namely KC — Rush 1 run (pass failed) Fyffe 49, Section 0
Third quarter
yards on 22 carries. But it didn’t “[Shelton] kept his cool to- abandoning the team’s one-back WL — Shelton 11 pass to Sanders (run failed)
G.W. Long 59, Barbour County 14
Gardendale 30, Huffman 7
KC — Rush 35 pass to Aaron Steele (pass failed)
matter with Shelton at the helm, night,” Sanders said. “He stepped sets for more empty looks. The Fourth quarter Geraldine 48, Plainview 6
even when he made mistakes. up, just being a sophomore and change in philosophy also comes WL — Shelton 7 run (pass failed)
KC — Jordan Little 79 kickoff return (pass failed)
Glenwood 41, Deerfield-Windsor, Ga. 7
Good Hope 27, Cordova 14
For instance, midway through already having a back sprain.” with increased focus on the pass- WL — Shelton 17 pass to Plair (pass failed)
Team statistics Gordo 34, Winfield 14
the third quarter, Shelton took a Sanders hauled in a pair of ing game in practice, he said. KC WL Goshen 48, Zion Chapel 0
First downs 15 18 Greensboro 50, Sumter Central High School 18
sack for a 30-yard loss after Jher- touchdown passes from Shelton “We’re always going over Rushes-yards 15-63 22-29 Greenville 33, Tallassee 7
Passing yards 274 225
quaveus Sanders returned a kick and finished with 111 yards on routes and making sure we know Comp.-att.-int. 14-24-2 11-25-2 Guntersville 49, Madison County 42
74 yards to the Kemper County four grabs. He had the long kick what we’re doing,” Sanders said. Return yards 154
Fumbles-lost 3-0
Haleyville 7, Oak Grove 0
Hamilton 24, West Point 12
6 yard line. He then responded return and led the Panthers with “It’s been a great experience Penalties-yards 18-190 12-70
Individual statistics
Hanceville 28, J.B. Pennington 0
with a 17-yard pass to Decamby 43 rushing yards, including a 16- with coach Lowrey. RUSHING: Kemper County – No. 20 2-36, Labryant Roberts 2-16, Handley 34, Holtville 10
Headland 38, B.T. Washington 12
Ricardo Windham 5-12, Christian Rush 1-10, Ishmael Naylor 1-0,
Willis and a 23-yard fade to Plair yard score in the first quarter. “As of right now, I just need to De’Onte Rush 4-(-11); West Lowndes – Jherquaveus Sanders 5-43, Hewitt-Trussville 50, Oak Mountain 33
Marcquez Holiday 9-27, Team 1-(-2), Marquez Shelton 7-(-39).
for a score on third down to take Sanders, the team’s best col- get more in shape and become PASSING: Kemper County – De’Onte Rush 12-20-274-2, Keshod
Highland Home 55, Central-Hayneville 18
Hillcrest-Evergreen 47, W.S. Neal 0
an 18-8 lead. lege prospect this season, said best friends with the playbook.” Grady 1-2-0-0, Aaron Steele 1-2-10-0; West Lowndes – Marquez
Shelton 10-21-216-2, Melvin Crawford 1-4-9-0. Homewood 42, Pelham 21
Shelton was money on third he’s grateful for the evolution of The passing game proved vital RECEIVING: Kemper County – Ishmael Naylor 2-52, Ricardo
Windham 2-48, Tracy Cole 2-41, Jamar Grace 2-41, No. 20 3-39,
Hubbard 29, Coosa Christian 20
Hueytown 39, Hillcrest 17
down throughout the night: he the team’s offense and the op- to keep pace with Kemper Coun- Keshod Grady 1-28, Aaron Steele 2-35; West Lowndes – Jher-
Huntsville 43, Grissom 14
quaveus Sanders 4-111, Albert Plair 3-50, Melvin Crawford 2-48,
brushed off Plair’s drop of a portunities it provides the team’s ty, whose senior quarterback, Decamby Willis 2-26. Isabella 54, Francis Marion 0
Jackson 61, Satsuma 34
Jackson Academy 51, Meadowview Christian 0

Houston stuns New Hope with 24-point fourth quarter

Jacksonville 54, Ashville 17
James Clemens 35, Bob Jones 17
Jasper 66, Dora 0
LaFayette 45, Vincent 6
Lamar County 35, Hale County 0
Lanett 14, Wadley 13
By Adam Minichino to reach with his left arm for the Lauderdale County 32, East Lawrence 20
Lawrence County 27, Hayden 14
Special to The Dispatch football, but he couldn’t secure it Leeds 33, Elmore County 27
before Houston players swarmed Leroy 48, R.C. Hatch 22
Ty Hardin stalked the inside of him.
Lighthouse Christian, Fla. 33, Valiant Cross 6
Linden 40, Keith 8
the circle. Houston capitalized immedi- Lowndes Academy 31, Springwood School 17
The Houston High School ately, as quarterback Martravius
Luverne 33, New Brockton 28
football coach was none too Parker scrambled to his left to
Madison Academy 42, East Limestone 20
Maplesville 68, A.L. Johnson 0
pleased with a first half replete avoid pressure and found Jylon Marengo 50, J.F. Shields 34
with dropped passes, a lack of Davidson for a 33-yard comple-
Marion County 20, Lynn 18
Mars Hill Bible 61, Hackleburg 42
execution, and lackluster effort.
tion. Two plays later, Robertson’s Mary Montgomery 34, Alma Bryant 7
To top it off, Hardin wasn’t McAdory 28, Northridge 7
score gave Houston its first lead McKenzie 32, Red Level 22
happy that New Hope’s ground
since 8-0. Midfield 44, Holly Pond 28
game was running roughshod Millry 47, Elberta 7
New Hope (1-2) started from
over his defense. Mobile Christian 49, Bayside Academy 21
its 20-yard line on the ensuing Montevallo 48, Dallas County 20
“We came out flat,” said Har- Montgomery Academy 46, Beulah 18
possessions, but it threw two in-
din, whose team was without sev- Moody 21, St. Clair County 7
completions before an intercep- Mountain Brook 31, Tuscaloosa County 21
en starters due to a combination
tion ended the evening. Murphy 26, Fairhope 24
of injuries and suspension. “We Muscle Shoals 62, Columbia 0
New Hope’s ground assault
let our circumstances and our Northside 48, Fayette County 21

environment affect us. We didn’t piled up 197 yards on 25 carries Notasulga 36, Autaugaville 0
Oakman 48, Holt 13
react to it the right way. I just in the first half. Braylen Mill- Garrick Hodge/Dispatch staff Ohatchee 47, Woodland 6

challenged them at halftime.” er had 123 of his 136 yards in New Hope offensive lineman Jeremiah Jefferson (55) leads the way Oneonta 21, Cleburne County 13
Opelika 23, Selma 0
The cumulative effect of Har- the first 24 minutes, including for receiver Malachi Clay (2) on a touchdown run Friday in New Hope. Opp 35, Straughn 12

din’s words ultimately made the touchdowns of 67 yards and 1 Oxford 41, Pell City 7
yard. Antwaan Roland added a second half. Houston countered again to win a football game,” Paul Bryant 70, Brookwood 12
difference. by using big pass plays to creep Tackett said. “There were little Phil Campbell 34, Lexington 7
Allen Robertson’s 8-yard 4-yard touchdown in a first half Pickens County 53, Brilliant 18
in which the Trojans didn’t at- back into the game. The Hilltop- things throughout the game we Piedmont 28, Pleasant Valley 0
touchdown with 52 seconds re- pers used a double move on multi- changed. When Houston was Pike County 50, Houston Academy 0
maining capped a 24-point fourth tempt a pass. New Hope didn’t Pike Road 48, Prattville Christian Academy 10
need to throw the ball thanks to a ple occasions and took advantage down 20 they got after it. They Pinson Valley 23, Shades Valley 7
quarter that propelled Houston of an injury to the Trojans’ J’Lynn raised their level of play, and Pisgah 51, Brindlee Mountain 8
to a 32-28 victory against New strong effort by an offensive line Pleasant Grove 26, Briarwood Christian 14
that featured R’monta Harris, Ty- Topps, a sophomore defensive I think we were comfortable
Hope at Trojan Field. Priceville 43, St. John Paul II Catholic 29
marius Jackson, Jeremiah Jeffer- back, to fuel their comeback. enough being up 20. You can’t be Providence Christian 41, Geneva 16
“We finally started playing Ramsay 32, Parker 7
son, Rayshaun Gibson, and Ricky Hardin said Houston didn’t comfortable this time of year.”
Topper football in the second Ranburne 54, Gaston 0
Newby. change its defensive scheme in Houston 32, New Hope 28 Randolph County 27, Glencoe 0
half,” Hardin said. “It shows the
“We got after it,” New Hope the second half. He said the Hill- Houston 8 0 0 24 — 32 Randolph School 32, West Morgan 25
heart of our guys. They could New Hope 7 14 7 0 — 28 Red Bay 20, Hatton 0

have quit very easily there. I have coach Wade Tackett said of his toppers were better mentally and First quarter
H — Martravius Parker 3 run (Jacory Golden run).
Reeltown 63, Fayetteville 14

seen a lot of teams in years past team’s play in the first half. “We calmer so they could snuff out NH — Braylen Miller 67 run (Ben Bradley kick). Robertsdale 28, Gulf Shores 27
Russellville 41, Corner 7
Second quarter
quit. New Hope had an awesome forced them into long second and the Trojans’ running game. NH — Miller 1 run (kick failed). Saks 50, B.B. Comer 36
NH — Antwaan Roland 4 run (Miller run).
plan. I knew they would. They re- third downs. A lot of things went “We have tough kids,” Hardin Third quarter
Samson 50, Calhoun 0
Sand Rock 20, Ider 14, OT
ally came after us.” right in the first 30 minutes. The said, referring to his halftime NH — Malachi Clay 4 run (Bradley kick).
Fourth quarter Saraland 49, Daphne 13

Houston (3-0) rallied despite problem is the game is 48 min- talk. “We challenged the crap out H — Parker 22 pass to Julius Bell (run failed).
H — Allen Robertson 40 run (run failed).
Sardis 33, Southside-Gadsden 31
Scottsboro 41, Ardmore 27
failing to convert all four of its utes. We just have to keep getting of them, and they accepted it. I H — Parker 50 pass to Shemar Crawford (run failed).
Sheffield 56, Tharptown 24
H — Robertson 8 run (pass failed).
two-point conversions in the fi- better and find a way to win these am so proud to be their coach.” Team statistics South Lamar 62, Meek 0
H NH Southern Choctaw 28, Washington County 13
nal 12 minutes. The Hilltoppers winnable ballgames that we are Tackett also didn’t see any First downs 14 14 Southside-Selma 22, Dadeville 21
actually scored on the third try, very much in.” difference in the Hilltoppers’ Rushes-yards 26-108
Passing yards 179
Sparkman 51, Gadsden 27

but a holding penalty wiped out Malachi Clay’s 4-yard touch- defense in the final 24 minutes. Comp.-att.-int. 11-21-0
Return yards 107
Spring Garden 41, Winterboro 21
St. James 44, Bullock County 21
the points and preserved New down and Ben Bradley’s extra He said his team showed growth Fumbles-lost 2-1 1-0 St. Paul’s 28, Baldwin County 21
Penalties-yards 13-82 8-57
Hope’s 28-26 lead — if only for a point with 1 minute, 47 seconds from a loss to Shannon in which Individual statistics
Stanhope Elmore 12, Benjamin Russell 7
Sulligent 38, Sumiton Christian 28
RUSHING: Houston — Allen Robertson 9-77, Julius Lyons 2-17,
few seconds. to go in the third quarter gave it rushed for 302 yards in Week Martravius Parker 13-15, Jylon Davidson 1-2, Derrion Pulphus 1-(-3); Susan Moore 21, Sylvania 7
The penalty didn’t matter af- New Hope a 28-8 advantage. 2, but he lamented the Trojans’ New Hope — Braylen Miller 28-136, Antwaan Roland 6-53, Malachi
Clay 11-28, Ryan Burt 4-19.
Sweet Water 51, Saint Luke’s Episcopal 6
Sylacauga 42, Springville 21
ter Houston recovered an onside But a blocked field goal in the inability to finish their perfor- PASSING: Houston — Martravius Parker 11-21-179-0, Derrion Pul-
phus 0-0-0-0; New Hope — Ryan Burt 1-5-9-1. T.R. Miller 12, Excel 7
kick that deflected off a New third quarter cost New Hope its mance. RECEIVING: Houston — Jylon Davidson 4-64, Jacory Golden 4-28, Talladega 28, Childersburg 8
Shemar Crawford 2-65, Julius Bell 1-22; New Hope — Malachi Clay Theodore 34, Foley 0
Hope upback. The player tried only other chance at points in the “We played well enough 1-9. Thomasville 47, St. Michael Catholic 32
Thompson 48, Hoover 30
Thorsby 38, Horseshoe Bend 0

Contacting the Sports Department Trinity Presbyterian 24, Alabama Christian Aca. 12
Tuscaloosa Academy 20, Escambia Academy 19
UMS-Wright 21, Andalusia 7
Valley 27, Beauregard 0
Verbena 22, Ellwood Christian Academy 8
If you need to report game scores or statistics, you can call us at 662-327-2424 ext. 126. If you need to reach sports editor Garrick Hodge, Vernon, Fla. 44, Autauga Academy 42
email him at If you need to reach sports writer Ben Portnoy, email him at or sports writer Vestavia Hills 45, Spain Park 7
Victory Chr. 20, Gaylesville 12
Theo DeRosa, email him at Vigor 41, Wilcox Central 6
Vina 8, Phillips-Bear Creek 7

Game Coverage / Results Walter Wellborn 49, Weaver 6

Waterloo 57, Shoals Christian 6
West Blocton 34, Sipsey Valley 13
High school football coaches who don’t speak to a reporter from The Dispatch are asked to email information to the sports department from Westbrook Christian 35, Vinemont 0
Wetumpka 35, Calera 7
their games. The Dispatch will include its prep football coverage in Sunday’s edition, so we will contact coaches Friday night or Saturday to Wicksburg 21, Slocomb 7
get details. Coaches, please let us know what is the best time for us to contact you. Williamson 6, Clarke County 0
Wilson 20, Rogers 15
4B Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •


Caledonia piles up yards on the ground for win over Amory

Caledonia 35, Academy 61, Victory
Christian 20
Amory 21 Dallas Colom caught
three passes for 124
yards, led his team in
donia ran its way to suc-
cess at home against rushing and returned
Amory on Friday night. a kickoff 95 yards for
The Confederates a touchdown, but he
(2-1) carried the ball 50 couldn’t do enough to
times for 395 yards on the propel Victory Christian
ground, paving the way over Russell Christian
for a 35-21 victory over Academy as the Eagles
Amory. lost Friday’s home game
“I’m very pleased with 61-20 for their first loss of
our kids’ effort and per- the season.
formance,” Caledonia Quarterback Drake
coach Michael Kelly said. Clements went 8 of 22
“We challenged them all for 193 yards with a 50-
week to prepare well and yard touchdown pass to
get themselves in a posi- Tyshon Rogers and an
tion to be better than we interception. Clements
were the week before.” also had a 2-yard rushing
Darquez Williams had touchdown, and Austin
19 carries for 144 yards McCarter completed a
Garrick Hodge/Dispatch Staff
and two touchdowns, two-point conversion.
Caledonia quarterback Brandon Edmondson (6) runs for a first down Friday night in Caledonia.
Darrius Triplett ran the Colom’s six attempts
ball four times for 93 Kewon Wyatt took one piled up the offense in Fri- Noxubee County 22, The Volunteers beat for 30 yards on the ground
yards and two scores, and of his two carries for a day’s win over Magnolia Noxapater, the sec- were enough to lead his
quarterback Brandon Ed- touchdown, totaling 41 Heights, improving to 4-0 Shannon 14 ond-ranked team in Class team in rushing.
yards on the game. on the season. SHANNON — Nox- 1A, 22-7 on the road Fri- On defense, Lahndon
mondson ran 13 times for ubee County’s shutout
79 yards. “Offensively, I feel like The Patriots had 469 day. Townley led the Eagles in
our guys took another total yards of offense, streak came to an end Starkville Academy tackles with 10, including
Kelly praised the Feds’ after 11 quarters, but the
defense, which held Amo- step forward,” Kelly said. including 294 on the took an early lead in the a sack and three tackles
“Our offensive line con- ground. Running back KJ Tigers still beat Shannon first quarter but was tied for loss. Nadarion Hig-
ry to just one touchdown 22-14 in the first road
in the second half. tinues to improve, and Smith led the way with with Noxapater at the end gins was second with nine
our skill players are able game of the season. of the period. CJ Jack-
“I’m extremely proud 225 yards on 19 carries tackles.
to have a chance to make The Tigers were up son gave the Vols a 13-7
of the way our defense and three touchdowns. The Eagles (2-1) play
plays.” 8-0 at half courtesy of six lead with 4 minutes, 52
played,” Kelly said. “We Quarterback Carter at Tabernacle (1-3) on
Edmondson threw just points in the first quarter seconds left in the sec-
had a lot of guys getting Putt threw three touch- Friday in Gardendale, Al-
three passes on the game, and a safety in the second ond quarter with a 30-
to the football and giving down passes, completing abama.
completing one to Wil- quarter, and they scored yard touchdown run and
us a great chance to be 12 of 21 passes for 175
liams for 12 yards. two touchdowns in the scored from 19 yards out
successful on that side of yards. He was intercepted
the ball.” The ’Feds will travel to twice.
third quarter. Shannon 13 seconds into the fourth Hebron Christian 22,
play Heritage Academy didn’t get its lone score quarter. Ben’s Ford (Louisiana)
The two teams The Patriots blew out until the fourth.
(4-0) on Friday. Magnolia Heights despite Neither time could 14
matched each other with The Tigers (3-0) will
“We’ll have plenty of committing 10 penalties Starkville Academy con- BOGALUSA, La. —
touchdowns in the first host Philadelphia (2-1) on
things to correct and and losing a fumble be- vert the extra point, but Hebron Christian Acade-
and second quarters, but Friday.
coach off of next week,” cause of a bad snap. Dylan Miller kicked a 23- my improved to 2-2 with a
Caledonia scored the only
Kelly said. “We just need Trey Naugher recov- yard field goal with 8:15
touchdown of the third. 22-14 road win over Ben’s
Amory quickly equalized
to keep improving this ered a fumble for Heri- Starkville Academy 22, left in the fourth quarter.
Ford Christian in Bogalu-
week.” The Vols will host
before Williams ripped tage Academy. Noxapater 7 Magnolia Heights (2-1)
sa, Louisiana.
off a go-ahead score of 31 The Patriots will host NOXAPATER — The Eagles’ next game
yards, and Triplett sealed Heritage Academy 42, Caledonia (2-1) on Friday Starkville Academy keeps
on Friday.
will be at home against
it with an 81-yard touch- Magnolia Heights 13 in a matchup of two local improving after a Week 1 Delta Academy (0-2) of
down run. Heritage Academy schools. loss to Lamar. Russell Christian Marks.

College Football
Corral leads Ole Miss past Arkansas in conference opener
By CHRIS BURROWS terback Nick Starkel, who the red zone while the is- Mississippi 31, Arkansas 17
Arkansas 0 3 0 14—17
The Associated Press replaced Ben Hicks in the sue was in doubt, capped Mississippi 7 3 7 14—31
First Quarter
second half, had a 6-yard by a 36-yard field goal by MIS_Moore 2 pass from Corral (Logan kick), 8:41
OXFORD, Miss. — touchdown pass to Koilan Connor Limpert.
Second Quarter
ARK_FG Limpert 36, 8:19
MIS_FG Logan 33, 2:24
Matt Corral threw for 246 Jackson in the final two Ole Miss: After clos- Third Quarter
MIS_S.Phillips 1 run (Logan kick), 2:34
yards, including a pair of minutes. ing last season with five Fourth Quarter
ARK_Curl 69 fumble return (Limpert kick), 13:31
touchdown passes to Eli- consecutive SEC losses, MIS_Moore 46 pass from Corral (Logan kick), 11:09
MIS_S.Phillips 26 run (Logan kick), 6:03
jah Moore, and Ole Miss
defeated Arkansas 31-17
The takeaway winning the league open- ARK_K.Jackson 6 pass from Starkel (Limpert kick),
Arkansas: It was a er was crucial. A roster A_47,915.
in the Southeastern Con- disappointing continu- filled with newcomers First downs 18 23
Rushes-yards 26-61 53-237
ference opener for both ation of SEC woes. The and underclassmen, Passing 300 246
Comp-Att-Int 25-41-0 16-24-0
teams Saturday night. Razorbacks have lost 12 along with two new coor- Return Yards
6-35.66 4-42.5

Corral finished 16 of consecutive conference dinators — Rich Rodri- Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-2
Penalties-Yards 7-55 5-60
24 passing, with Moore games and are 1-17 since guez on offense and Mike Time of Possession 27:32
Stan Beall/Special to The Dispatch
accounting for scoring November, 2016, the final MacIntyre on defense RUSHING_Arkansas, Boyd 17-67, D.Warren 1-12,
Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral throws a 46-yard Whaley 2-2, Hicks 4-(minus 5), Hayden 1-(minus 6),
receptions of 2 and 46 touchdown pass to Elijah Moore in the fourth quarter season under former head — appears to be mesh- Starkel 1-(minus 9). Mississippi, S.Phillips 26-143,
Corral 10-46, Conner 8-42, Ealy 4-7, Woullard 1-3,
yards, as the Rebels (1- Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. coach Bret Bielema. The ing as coach Matt Luke Cooley 1-1, Moore 1-(minus 2), (Team) 2-(minus 3).
PASSING_Arkansas, Boyd 1-1-0-1, Hicks 7-16-0-98,
1, 1-0 SEC) rolled up 483 defense, highlighted by predicted. The new-look
Starkel 17-24-0-201. Mississippi, Corral 16-24-0-246.
RECEIVING_Arkansas, T.Knox 6-88, Woods 6-84,
O’Grady 3-45, Burks 2-28, Whaley 2-23, K.Jackson
yards of offense. Scottie defense had 13 tackles stayed within striking dis- Curl’s brilliant individual units may not be ready 2-19, Boyd 1-8, Morris 1-8, D.Warren 1-1, Hayden
1-(minus 4). Mississippi, Moore 7-130, Ealy 3-35,
Phillips added a scoring for loss, including three tance at 17-10 in the third play, wore out in the final to challenge the SEC Drummond 2-38, Cooley 2-28, Pellerin 2-15.
MISSED FIELD GOALS_Arkansas, Limpert 43.
runs of 1 and 26 yards and sacks, led by Jacquez quarter on a 69-yard fum- quarter. The offense took heavyweights yet, but the
finished with a game-high Jones with 13 tackles. ble return for a touchdown a huge step backwards encouraging conference are trending up in a drive
143 yards rushing. The Arkansas (1-1, 1-0) from Kamren Curl. Quar- and had only one trip to win indicates the Rebels for bowl eligibility.

MLB Roundup
Astros beat Mariners 2-1; Verlander wins MLB-leading 18th
The Associated Press being hit in the right hand by a runners on first and second to Baltimore. in the seventh inning, helping
fastball. end it. Texas won its first road se- Minnesota rally past Cleveland.
HOUSTON — Justin Ver- n RAYS 5, BLUE JAYS 3: The Diamondbacks have ries since June 25-27, having Garver set a Twins sin-
lander pitched seven strong in- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tra- won 11 of 12 and moved a sea- gone 0-9-2 over that stretch. gle-season record for home
nings to get his MLB-leading vis d’Arnaud and Daniel Robert- son-high eight games over .500. n CARDINALS 10, PI- runs by a catcher with a solo
18th win in his first start since son drove in runs with two outs n YANKEES 5, RED RATES 1: PIT TSBURGH — shot that opened the scoring in
throwing his third no-hitter to in the eighth inning, helping SOX 1: BOSTON — J.A. Happ Marcell Ozuna hit a three-run the first inning.
lead the Houston Astros to a 2-1 Tampa Bay beat Toronto. pitched shutout ball into the homer, and Adam Wainwright n BREWERS 3, CUBS
victory over the Seattle Mari- In the eighth, Jordan Roma- seventh inning, Edwin Encar- pitched seven strong innings,
2: MILWAUKEE — Christian
ners on Saturday night. no (0-2) walked pinch-hitter nacion homered, and New York helping St. Louis maintain its
Verlander (18-5) allowed four Yelich sliced an opposite-field
J-Man Choi and Kevin Kiermai- beat Boston. lead atop the NL Central.
hits with one run and fanned er hit a double. D’Arnaud loft- Happ and four relievers com- After Dexter Fowler opened double off Brandon Kintzler to
seven in his 30th start of the ed a pinch-hit sacrifice fly that bined on a five-hitter for the AL the scoring with an RBI single score the winning run in the
season. He leads the American scored pinch-runner Michael East leaders. earlier in the third inning, Ozu- ninth inning for Milwaukee.
League with a 2.52 ERA, and Brosseau and broke a 3-3 tie. J.D. Martinez homered off na connected against Steven Pinch-hitter Tyler Austin
his 264 strikeouts are second Robertson, who had tied the Yankees closer Aroldis Chap- Brault (4-4) for his 26th home reached on shortstop Addi-
in the majors behind teammate game with an RBI double in the man with two outs in the ninth. run of the season and a 4-0 lead. son Russell’s throwing error,
Gerrit Cole. Will Harris struck seventh, hit a single off Ryan n ROYALS 7, MARLINS The cleanup hitter also walked and before Yelich batted, Cubs
out one in a scoreless ninth for Tepera that drove in Kiermaier 2: MIAMI — Ryan McBroom twice after having two hits in pitching coach Tommy Hottovy
his second save. with an insurance run. doubled twice and had three his 35 at-bats. came out to talk with Kintzler
With the game tied at one, The Rays won for the ninth RBI to help Kansas City beat n ANGELS 8, WHITE (3-3). Whatever was said didn’t
Josh Reddick drove in the go- time in 10 games as they battle Miami. SOX 7: CHICAGO — Shohei work as Yelich had his 500th ca-
ahead run with a sacrifice fly in Oakland and Cleveland for one McBroom’s bases-clearing Ohtani hit a three-run home run reer RBI.
the seventh inning. of the two American League double off Miami reliever Ryne and drove in a career-high five n BRAVES 5, NATION-
n PHILLIES 5, METS 0: wild-card spots. Stanek in the seventh capped a runs to help Los Angeles beat ALS 4: ATLANTA — Josh
NEW YORK — Drew Smyly n DIAMONDBACKS 2, six-run inning. Chicago.
Donaldson and Ozzie Albies
pitched seven solid innings, and REDS 0: CINCINNATI — Jorge Soler hit his 41st ho- Ohtani finished with three
each homered for the second
Philadelphia pounded Marcus Rookie Alex Young struck out mer, a solo blast in the ninth, hits and was a triple shy of hit-
Stroman and a porous New York 12 in eight innings, Ketel Marte and Hunter Dozier had two hits ting for the cycle. Albert Pujols straight day, and Atlanta won its
defense to end a three-game drove in a run and scored an- for the Royals, who have won six and Kevan Smith added two hits ninth straight.
skid. other, and Arizona won its fifth of seven. apiece for the Angels, who have Brian McCann and Matt
César Hernández led off the straight and extended its playoff n RANGERS 9, ORIOLES won 10 of 11 against Chicago. Joyce hit back-to-back homers
game with his ninth homer, and surge. 4: BALTIMORE — Rougned n TWINS 5, INDIANS in a three-run sixth inning,
Philadelphia grinded away ear- Jimmie Sherfy fanned slug- Odor homered during a six-run 3: MINNEAPOLIS — Mitch helping the NL East leaders to
ly even with star Bryce Harp- ger Eugenio Suarez and rookie first inning, and Texas cruised Garver hit his second homer their longest winning streak in
er out of the lineup a day after sensation Aristides Aquino with to its third straight victory over of the game, a three-run shot, five-plus years.
The Dispatch • Sunday, September 8, 2019 5B

College Football

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Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens runs the ball against Southern Miss during the second quarter Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium.

MSU Football Bulldog Bullets

Shrader offers promise Stevens’ injury clouds victory

in Stevens’ absence By Garrick Hodge
its 12-game streak of holding oppo-
nents to 30 points or less snapped.
n Kylin Hill’s 123 rushing yards
BY BEN PORTNOY laser, and it’s caught, and it’s a big play.” STARKVILLE — Under normal cir- snapped a Southern Miss streak of not Tactically, Shrader was on point. He cumstances, we’d be talking about how allowing a 100-yard rusher in the last
finished the afternoon 7 of 11 for 71 yards encouraging Mississippi State’s 38-15 15 games.
STARKVILLE — It’s been almost in just over two quarters of action and dominating home opener was Satur- n By the way, Mississippi State is
three years since Garrett Shrader first day. very fortunate Hill wasn’t added to the
completed six of his final eight throws.
met Tommy Stevens. After a discouraging performance long-term injury list. The Columbus
He also came agonizingly close to his
A Penn State recruiting target at the against Louisiana, the Bulldogs’ de- native went down in the second quar-
first career touchdown pass when junior fense rebounded by playing well for the
time, Stevens played host receiver Osirus Mitchell completely mis- ter holding his knee and was listed as
for Shrader during his of- most part (save a few late touchdowns) “questionable” to return. Nonetheless,
judged a surefire touchdown in the right against its in-state opponent. Kylin Hill
ficial visit to Happy Valley. Hill returned in the second half and
corner of the end zone. was electric again.
Roughly 1,095 days didn’t miss a beat. As crucial to the
“He didn’t have those big deer in But alas, the main talking point from
since that initial meeting, offense as Stevens is, Hill is by far the
the headlight eyes,” Moorhead said of this game is going to be the health of
it was Shrader who re- player MSU can least afford to lose.
Shrader. “He just got in there.” MSU’s starting quarterback.
placed Stevens when the n Don’t think I’ve ever seen both a
Of course his start was not without a Tommy Stevens was in the process
latter went down with an Shrader kickoff and a kickoff return team have
handful of hiccups — though they were of making Starkville fall in love with
upper-body injury at the to come off the field to start the game
caused more by his grizzled beard than his ability to convert third-and-in-
tail end of the first half in because there was confusion over who
his right arm. termediate situations and attack the
Mississippi State’s 38-15 win over South- won the toss.
Twice Shrader’s helmet came flying deep third. The graduate transfer led
ern Mississippi on Saturday. n For the second straight week,
off following tackles. The first instance scoring drives on the Bulldogs’ first
“My relationship with him — he al- Stevens and Osirus Mitchell hook up
caused Moorhead to burn a timeout as two possessions of the afternoon and
ways helps me out,” Shrader said of Ste- for an opening drive touchdown. The
finished 9 of 10 for 105 yards and two
vens. “I always talk to him. He guides the de facto backup, junior walk-on Lo- Bulldogs seem to do an excellent job
me. I give him a lot of credit for where gan Burnett, couldn’t shed his orange executing the first few scripted offen-
Then before halftime, Stevens had
I’m at on offense.” penny in time to take the snap. to be checked out in the medical tent sive plays.
As Shrader strode along the sideline, The second occurrence came as MSU and was later declared out for the rest n If you’ve watched Hill’s 22-yard
drove down within the USM 5-yard line. of the afternoon. For now, the serious- run on MSU’s second series — you
whipping his matte white helmet onto
Diving forward on a 1-yard run, Shrad- ness of the injury is unknown. If Ste- know, the one where he jukes out de-
his feathery brown-haired head, Moor-
er’s helmet was again jarred loose and vens has to miss any extended time, fenders and hurdles another for the
head pulled him to the side.
began rolling toward the goal line. things could get murky quickly. second straight week — 10 times by
“Don’t screw it up,” he quipped to his now, I wouldn’t blame you.
long-time recruiting target turned first- As he arrived on the sideline, quar- A quick programming note for those
terbacks coach Andrew Breiner jokingly who missed last week: Bulldog Bullets n A cool 94 degrees at kickoff made
string quarterback. Saturday’s contest uncomfortably hot.
Stepping onto the field, reality set reamed the freshman signal caller over will be a weekly recurring article filled
with short observations and commen- It was the second hottest kickoff tem-
in. There’s the old cliché of how quickly the phone, communicating that if his
tary written throughout Mississippi perature for MSU since 1990. I don’t
the game moves in one’s first collegiate helmet came off one more time he would
State football games that posts shortly blame a single fan who decided to stay
action — Shrader doubled down on that shave his wiry beard himself. home. Now, maybe this is the wimp
Pulling his helmet as tight as it could after the final gun.
stance. To the Bulldog Bullets: Yankee in me, but I drank six cups of
“The scout team does the best they go, Shrader returned to the game. water before the game even started. If
n All throughout fall camp, Moor-
can, but when they run their stuff full- “I think I’m going to keep it,” he said I’m sweating bullets doing nothing but
head sang the praises of freshman
speed it’s different,” he said. “It just took through a wry smile postgame. typing, I can only imagine what players
quarterback Garrett Shrader. So it
me a little while to adjust to it.” Speaking with the media following wasn’t entirely surprising to see him donning a full set of gear and running
Shrader’s words aren’t without merit. the win, Moorhead would not commit take over after Stevens went down in- around must feel.
Dating back to spring ball, Moorhead to Stevens’ status for next week’s game stead of Keytaon Thompson. Also keep n Brian Cole and Marquiss Spen-
conceded his talent is evident but the against Kansas State. Shrader was more in mind: Thompson only rejoined the cer’s back-to-back sacks in the sec-
speed of the game was what held him optimistic, going as far to say he would team this week after missing a sub- ond quarter gave MSU more sacks in
back to that point. be back to face the Wildcats. stantial amount of practice time while one drive than it had the entire game
“He’s swimming a little bit just from Later reflecting on his official visit he was in the transfer portal. If Stevens against Louisiana. That can be attribut-
an understanding and a speed of the in which Stevens took him out to eat, has to miss any games, though, Moor- ed to creative blitzes by defensive coor-
game, but he’s got a lot of ability and a Shrader said he’s long owed the former head has an interesting decision to dinator Bob Shoop.
lot of potential, and I think you see that,” Nittany Lion dinner. make. If Shrader has a bad series, fans n Tucker Day continues to be awe-
Moorhead said following MSU’s second After guiding the Bulldogs to victory may cry out immediately for Thomp- some at punting, placing two punts in-
scrimmage of spring practice. “Some- Saturday, he figures now feels like an ap- son. side the 10-yard line and three inside
n Shrader did pretty well for his the 20.
times he’ll make a throw in practice, and propriate time to return the favor.
first collegiate game. He completed 7 n Mitchell cost Shrader his first col-
it’s a completely wrong read, but it’s a “Yeah,” Shrader said. “I owe him.”
of 11 passes for 71 yards, but that stat legiate touchdown pass. Shrader threw

line should have been better because a a complete bullet on a fly route to his
couple receivers really let him down on wide-open target, but Mitchell lost the
a few plays. ball in the sun. Tough break, kid.
Continued from Page 1B n MSU hasn’t allowed an opponent n Update on two offensive linemen’s
good defensive win.” of the team were able to all suspended Saturday to score more than 30 points for 16 injuries from last week: center Darryl
As the Bulldogs slow- claw out the victory — the for violating team rules. straight games. Williams played, while left guard Da-
ly meandered toward the same persona Moorhead It marks the second n Meanwhile, Southern Miss had reuan Parker did not.
student section, the som- sees in Bully. straight week that contin-

ber tune of the MSU alma gent of players was held
mater, Stevens joined
linked arms with his DAWG NOTES: out.
Junior linebacker Wil- Dareuan Parker also Continued from Page 1B
teammates near the north
goal line. lie Gay, junior receiver did not suit up as he con- do too much in the moment and help make a speedy recovery, of course. But
While his injury was Devonta Jason, soph- tinues to battle a lower him be the guy he can be,” said Hill, we’ll have to wait for updates throughout
undoubtedly a stain on omore safety Marcus body injury he suffered who ran for 123 yards in the Bulldogs’ the week to see if that’s a possibility. Un-
his first start in Starkville, Murphy and freshman last week against Louisi- win. til we get one, the “now what?” saga will
Shrader, Hill and the rest Kwatrivous Johnson were ana. The easiest solution is for Stevens to continue into the Kansas State kickoff.
6B Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •


MSU volleyball sweeps its way
through Southern Miss Classic
Cut by Raiders, Brown becomes a Patriot
HATTIESBURG — Mississippi State THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tagram official minutes later
volleyball won all three of its matches when Brown posted a photo-
over the weekend at the Southern Miss ALAMEDA, Calif. — Ran- shopped picture of himself in a
Volleyball Classic in Hattiesburg to dy Moss. Josh Gordon. And Patriots uniform. The post was
improve to 6-0 on the season. now Antonio Brown. soon liked by New England
The Bulldogs beat New Orleans A dozen years after Bill Be- receiver Julian Edelman, who
18-25, 26-24, 26-24, 25-19 on Friday lichick took a chance on Moss already was sharing quarter-
behind 17 kills from Callie Minshew and when the talented but troubled back Tom Brady’s attention
14 from Gabby Waden. diva had worn out his wel-
with one troublemaking re-
Saturday morning’s match against come in Oakland, the Patriots
Arkansas State was a little closer, with ceiver, Josh Gordon.
picked up Brown on Saturday
the Bulldogs winning in five sets: 25- New England opens the
hours after he was released by
22, 15-25, 23-25, 25-17, 15-13. Waden season against the Steelers on
the Raiders without ever play-
led the team with 18 kills. Sunday night, when the Patri-
ing a game for them.
MSU swept host Southern Miss Brown’s agent, Drew Rosen- ots will raise their sixth Super
25-17, 25-19, 25-23 Saturday night to haus, confirmed to The Asso- Bowl championship banner.
close out the tournament.
ciated Press that the four-time Brown is not eligible to be offi-
The Bulldogs will participate in the
All-Pro receiver has agreed cially signed until Monday, but
Gamecock Classic hosted by Jackson- Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports
to terms with New England, even his presence on the Patri-
ville State in Jacksonville, Alabama. Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown (left) and coach
going from the NFL’s cellar Jon Gruden before an Aug. 22 preseason game against the ots’ sideline adds a new wrin-
They’ll play Stetson at 10 a.m. Friday, kle to his tumultuous tenure in
Sam Houston State at 4:30 p.m. Friday, to the defending Super Bowl Green Bay Packers. The Raiders released the star receiver
champions despite talking and Saturday, and not long afterward, he signed a one-year deal with Pittsburgh.
and the host Gamecocks at 7 p.m. the New England Patriots.
tweeting his way out of two A four-time All-Pro who
teams in one offseason. to earn as much as $15 million. oddsmakers’ favorite to win caught 837 passes over nine
Brown had been scheduled If Brown can behave, he the Super Bowl. seasons with the Steelers, the
The W men’s, women’s soccer to earn up to $50 million from would make up for the loss of A Patriots spokesman did team tired of Brown’s antics
teams rout Welch College Oakland over the three-year tight end Rob Gronkowski, not immediately respond to a and traded him to Oakland in
GALLATIN, Tenn. — The men’s and deal. Instead, the Patriots who retired at the age of 29. request for comment. March. But he never made it
women’s soccer teams at the Missis- guaranteed him $9 million After the signing was report- The deal was first reported onto the field in a Raiders uni-
sippi University for Women both posted ed, New England became the by ESPN, and it became Ins-
this season, with the potential form.
blowout wins over Welch College on
Totals 32 2 4 2 Totals 29 0 3 0 Daza cf 2 0 0 0 Hosmer 1b 4 0 0 0 Kline 1 1 0 0 0 0 Jacksonville 0 0 0 .000 0 0
The men’s team won its match 8-0, Dyson rf-cf 4 1 0 0 Ervin cf 4 0 0 0 Alonso ph 1 0 0 0 Myers cf-lf 4 1 3 1 Shepherd pitched to 5 batters in the 6th. Tennessee 0 0 0 .000 0 0
with eight different players scoring. Marte cf-2b 3 1 1 1 Votto 1b 2 0 0 0 Parsons p 0 0 0 0 Naylor rf 2 0 0 0 HBP_Brooks 2 (Choo,Solak). WP_Hernández. North
American League Escobar 3b 4 0 2 0 Senzel pr 0 0 0 0 Harvey p 0 0 0 0 Renfroe ph-rf 2 0 0 0 Umpires_Home, Jim Reynolds; First, Sean Bar- W L T Pct PF PA
Morgan Dennis had three goals, and East Division Walker 1b 4 0 0 1 Suárez 3b 4 0 0 0 Murphy ph 1 0 0 0 Yates p 0 0 0 0 ber; Second, Stu Scheuwater; Third, Alan Porter. Baltimore 0 0 0 .000 0 0
W L Pct GB Flores 2b 4 0 1 0 Aquino rf 4 0 0 0 Wolters c 2 0 0 0 Hedges c 3 0 0 0 T_3:11. A_11,796 (45,971). Cincinnati 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Lizzie Truelock and Mackenzie Fennell New York 93 50 .650 — Locastro pr-rf 0 0 0 0 J.Iglesias ss 3 0 1 0 Hoffman p 2 0 0 0 Urías ss 2 0 1 0 Cleveland 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Tampa Bay 85 59 .590 8½ Rojas lf 2 0 0 0 Galvis 2b 3 0 0 0 Howard p 0 0 0 0 Lucchesi p 2 0 0 0 Twins 5, Indians 3 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 .000 0 0
each had two for the women’s team in Boston 76 66 .535 16½ Ahmed ss 3 0 0 0 Casali c 3 0 1 0 Hilliard ph-cf 1 0 0 0 Margot cf 1 0 0 0 Cleveland Minnesota West
C.Kelly c 4 0 0 0 VanMeter lf 3 0 0 0 Colorado 000 000 000—0 ab r h bi ab r h bi W L T Pct PF PA
a 10-0 rout. Britain Welzein, Hannah Toronto
55 88 .385 38
46 96 .324 46½ Young p 3 0 0 0 Castillo p 2 0 0 0 San Diego 000 012 00x—3 Totals 34 3 7 2 Totals 31 5 7 5 Denver 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Lindor ss 4 0 1 0 Kepler cf-rf 2 1 0 0
Heustess and Sarah Havens also Central Division Almonte ph 1 0 0 0 Kuhnel p
Chafin p
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 Gausman p 0 0 0 0
DP_Colorado 1, San Diego 1. LOB_Colorado
7, San Diego 6. HR_Myers (17), Machado (29). Mercado cf 3 1 0 0 Garver c 3 2 2 4
Kansas City 0 0 0 .000 0 0
L.A. Chargers 0 0 0 .000 0 0
W L Pct GB
scored for the women’s team. Minnesota 88 54 .620 — Sherfy p 0 0 0 0 Blandino ph 1 0 1 0 SB_Myers (14). Santana 1b 3 1 0 0 Polanco ss 3 0 0 0
Puig rf 4 1 2 1 Rosario rf-lf 4 0 0 0
Oakland 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Cleveland 82 61 .573 6½ Lorenzen pr 0 0 0 0 IP H R ER BB SO NATIONAL CONFERENCE
The men’s team is 2-0-2 on the sea- Chicago 62 80 .437 26 Arizona 000 200 000—2 Colorado Kipnis 2b 4 0 2 1 Sanó dh 4 0 1 0 East
Kansas City 53 90 .371 35½ Cincinnati 000 000 000—0 Hoffman L,1-6 5 2-3 5 3 3 2 8 Reyes dh 4 0 1 0 Arraez lf 3 0 1 0 W L T Pct PF PA
son, and the women’s team is 4-1. Detroit 42 99 .298 45½ E_Galvis (1), J.Iglesias (8). DP_Arizona 1, Cincin- Howard 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Freeman 3b 3 0 0 0 Wade Jr rf 0 0 0 0 Dallas 0 0 0 .000 0 0
West Division nati 1. LOB_Arizona 8, Cincinnati 4. 2B_Escobar Parsons 1 0 0 0 2 0 a-Chang ph 1 0 0 0 1-Buxton pr-cf 0 0 0 0
The Owls will play next at Millsaps W L Pct GB (27). SB_Dyson (29), Locastro (15). Harvey 1 1 0 0 0 1 R.Pérez c 4 0 1 0 Cron 1b 4 0 0 0
N.Y. Giants 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Philadelphia 0 0 0 .000 0 0
San Diego Allen lf 3 0 0 0 Astudillo 3b 4 1 2 0
College in Jackson on Wednesday. The Houston
93 50 .650 —
83 59 .585 9½

Lucchesi W,10-7 6 2 0 0 5 8 b-Luplow ph 1 0 0 0 Schoop 2b 4 1 1 1
Washington 0 0 0 .000 0 0
women’s team will play at 5 p.m., and Texas 71 73 .493 22½ Young W,7-3 8 2 0 0 1 12 Stammen H,28 1 0 0 0 0 1
Muñoz H,8 1 0 0 0 0 0
000 002 010—3
100 000 40x—5
Los Angeles 67 76 .469 26 Chafin H,22 1-3 1 0 0 1 1 Atlanta 0 0 0 .000 0 0
the men’s team will play at 7 p.m. Seattle 58 85 .406 35 Sherfy S,1-1 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 Yates S,40-43 1 1 0 0 0 2 E_Civale (1). DP_Cleveland 1, Minnesota 0. LOB_
Cleveland 6, Minnesota 7. 2B_Puig 2 (10), Arraez Carolina 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Friday’s Games Cincinnati Umpires_Home, Mark Ripperger; First, Brian New Orleans 0 0 0 .000 0 0
O’Nora; Second, James Hoye; Third, Alex Tosi. (15), Sanó (18). 3B_Schoop (1). HR_Garver 2 (28).
Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 0 Castillo L,14-6 7 2-3 3 2 2 3 10 Tampa Bay 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Kansas City 3, Miami 0 Kuhnel 1-3 1 0 0 2 1 T_2:49. A_29,709 (42,445). SB_Allen (6).
Gausman 1 0 0 0 0 3
Texas 7, Baltimore 6
Boston 6, N.Y. Yankees 1 Umpires_Home, Tripp Gibson; First, Shane Liv- Yankees 5, Red Sox 1 Cleveland
Green Bay
1 0 0 1.000 10 3
Today L.A. Angels 5, Chicago White Sox 4
Oakland 7, Detroit 3, 1st game
ensparger; Second, Chris Conroy; Third, Mark
T_2:39. A_34,804 (42,319).
New York

ab r h bi
35 5 9 5 Totals
ab r h bi
31 1 5 1
Clippard, H, 7
5 3 1 1 3 4
2-3 1 0 0 0 1
Cimber, L, 5-3, BS, 0-2 1-3 2 2 2 0 1
0 0 0 .000 0 0
0 0 0 .000 0 0
Houston 7, Seattle 4
College Soccer Cleveland 6, Minnesota 2, 11 innings LeMahieu 3b 4 1 1 0 Betts cf 3 0 1 0 O.Pérez 0 0 1 1 1 0 Chicago 0 1 0 .000 3 10

Memphis at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. Detroit 5, Oakland 4, 11 innings, 2nd game Phillies 5, Mets 0 Judge rf 5 0 0 0 Bogaerts ss 4 0 1 0 Goody 1 1 1 1 0 1

Yesterday’s Games Philadelphia New York Gregorius ss 5 1 1 0 Devers 3b 4 0 0 0 Wood 1 0 0 0 1 1
ab r h bi ab r h bi Sánchez c 2 2 1 2 Martinez rf 4 1 1 1 Minnesota Arizona 0 0 0 .000 0 0
N.Y. Yankees 5, Boston 1 L.A. Rams 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 3 Totals 39 5 11 5 Totals 33 0 5 0 Encarnación dh 5 1 2 3 Benintendi lf 4 0 0 0 Odorizzi 5 1-3 4 2 2 2 10
San Francisco 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Monday Kansas City 7, Miami 2
Houston 2, Seattle 1
Hernández 2b 5 2 3 2 Rosario ss 4 0 0 0
Realmuto c 5 1 3 1 A lonso 1b 4 0 2 0
Torres 2b 5 0 2 0 Vázquez c 3 0 0 0
Gardner cf 4 0 1 0 Moreland 1b 3 0 1 0
Voit 1b 3 0 1 0 Travis dh 2 0 0 0
Duffey 2-3 0 0 0 0 2
Littell, W, 4-0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Romo, H, 11 1 2 1 1 0 2
Seattle 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Thursday’s Game
Dickerson lf 5 0 2 2 McNeil 2b 3 0 1 0
Prep Softball Texas 9, Baltimore 4
Minnesota 5, Cleveland 3 Hoskins 1b 4 0 0 0 J.Davis lf 4 0 1 0 Tauchman lf 2 0 0 0 M.Hrndz ph-dh 1 0 1 0 Rogers, S, 25-31 1 0 0 0 0 1 Green Bay 10, Chicago 3
Segura ss 4 0 1 0 Conforto rf 3 0 0 0 Holt 2b 3 0 0 0 O.Pérez pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Sunday’s Games
Winston at Starkville Academy, 4 p.m. L.A. Angels 8, Chicago White Sox 7
Miller 3b 2 0 0 0 Frazier 3b 3 0 0 0 New York 000 400 001—5 WP_Civale, Duffey. Atlanta at Minnesota, Noon
Oakland 10, Detroit 2
Leake Academy at Heritage Academy, Today’s Games Rdrgz ph-3b 2 0 1 0 Nimmo ph 0 0 0 0 Boston 000 000 001—1 Umpires_Home, Laz Diaz; First, Jansen Visconti; Baltimore at Miami, Noon
Texas (Minor 12-8) at Baltimore (Wojciechowski Kingery cf 4 1 0 0 Lagares cf 3 0 1 0 DP_New York 1, Boston 1. LOB_New York 11, Second, Cory Blaser; Third, Jeff Nelson. Tennessee at Cleveland, Noon
6:30 p.m. 2-7), 12:05 p.m. Haseley rf 4 1 1 0 Panik ph 1 0 0 0 Boston 4. 2B_Gregorius (12), Sánchez (12), Torres
(22), Voit (18), Encarnación (11). HR_Encarnación
T_3:16. A_39,573 (38,649). Kansas City at Jacksonville, Noon
Smyly p 3 0 0 0 Nido c 3 0 0 0
Hebron Christian at Oak Hill Academy, Kansas City (Montgomery 3-7) at Miami (Alcan-
tara 4-12), 12:10 p.m. Bruce ph 1 0 0 0 Canó ph 1 0 0 0 (11), Martinez (35). SB_Gardner (10). Angels 8, White Sox 7 Washington at Philadelphia, Noon
L.A. Rams at Carolina, Noon
Irvin p 0 0 0 0 Stroman p 1 0 0 0 IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Chicago
Toronto (Waguespack 4-3) at Tampa Bay (Glas-
4 p.m. now 6-1), 12:10 p.m. Pivetta p 0 0 0 0 Lowrie ph 1 0 0 0 New York ab r h bi ab r h bi Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, Noon
Cincinnati at Seattle, 3:05 p.m.
Zamora p 0 0 0 0 Happ W,12-8 6 1-3 2 0 0 1 7 Totals 38 8 11 7 Totals 34 7 8 7
College Volleyball Cleveland (Clevinger 10-2) at Minnesota (TBD),
1:10 p.m. Lockett p 0 0 0 0 Ottavino 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Fletcher 3b 3 1 1 1 Anderson ss 5 2 2 1 Indianapolis at L.A. Chargers, 3:05 p.m.
Kahnle 1-3 2 0 0 0 0 Goodwin cf 5 2 1 0 Moncada 3b 4 2 3 1 San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 3:25 p.m.
Mississippi Valley State University at L.A. Angels (Barria 4-7) at Chicago White Sox R.Davis ph 1 0 0 0
Familia p 0 0 0 0 Britton H,29 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Upton lf 4 1 1 0 Abreu 1b 1 1 1 4 N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 3:25 p.m.
(Cease 3-7), 1:10 p.m. Hermosillo lf 0 0 0 0 Jiménez lf 4 0 0 0
Mississippi University for Women, 6 Seattle (Hernández 1-5) at Houston (Cole 15-5), Bashlor p 0 0 0 0 Chapman 1 1 1 1 0 0 Detroit at Arizona, 3:25 p.m.
Ramos ph 1 0 0 0 Boston Ohtani dh 5 1 3 5 McCann dh 4 0 1 1 Pittsburgh at New England, 7:20 p.m.
1:10 p.m.
p.m. Detroit (Norris 3-11) at Oakland (Manaea 0-0), Philadelphia 100 400 000—5 Lakins
2 0 0 0 0 3
1 0 0 0 0 0
Pujols 1b 5 1 2 0 Collins c
Calhoun rf 5 0 0 0 Engel cf
4 0 0 0
4 0 0 0
Monday’s Games
3:07 p.m. New York 000 000 000—0 Houston at New Orleans, 6:10 p.m.
Women’s College Golf N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 10-8) at Boston (Porcello E_Realmuto (8), Miller 2 (3), J.Davis (6). DP_Phil- Weber L,2-3 1-3 2 2 2 0 1 Simmons ss 5 0 1 0 Sánchez 2b 4 0 0 0
Rengifo 2b 4 1 0 0 Cordell rf 2 1 1 0 Denver at Oakland, 9:20 p.m.
12-11), 7:05 p.m. adelphia 1, New York 0. LOB_Philadelphia 7, Brewer 2-3 3 2 2 1 0
Mississippi State at Branch Law Firm/
New York 9. 2B_Dickerson (10), Alonso (28). Kelley 1 0 0 0 2 0 Smith c 2 1 2 1 a-Goins ph-rf 2 1 0 0
Monday’s Games b-Trout ph 0 0 0 0
HR_Hernández (9). SB_Lagares (4). Velázquez 1 1 0 0 2 1
Dick McGuire Invite, All Day N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 6:10 p.m.
Oakland at Houston, 7:10 p.m. IP H R ER BB SO Smith 1 0 0 0 1 1 1-Ward pr 0 0 0 0 Saturday’s moves
Shawaryn 2 3 1 1 1 2 Bemboom c 0 0 0 0
Prep Volleyball Cleveland at L.A. Angels, 9:07 p.m. Philadelphia
Smyly W,3-1 7 4 0 0 2 6 HBP_Shawaryn (Sánchez). Los Angeles 205 000 100—8 BASEBALL
Major League Baseball
Grace Christian at Heritage Academy, National League Irvin 1 1 0 0 0 0 Umpires_Home, Ron Kulpa; First, Mike Muchlins-
ki; Second, Rob Drake; Third, Tim Timmons.
Chicago 200 020 300—7
E_Smith (1), Anderson (25). LOB_Los Angeles 12, OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASE-
East Division Pivetta 1 0 0 0 1 1 BALL — Suspended Minnesota RHP Michael
6 p.m. W L Pct GB New York T_3:29. A_36,619 (37,731). Chicago 3. 2B_Ohtani (20), McCann (23), Cordell
(8), Anderson (30). HR_Ohtani (17), Smith (4), Pineda 60 games after testing positive for Hy-
89 54 .622 —
78 63 .553 10
Stroman L,1-2 4
10 5 4 0 6
1 0 0 0 0 0 Rays 5, Blue Jays 3 Abreu (30). SB_Moncada (9), Smith (2), Ohtani drochlorothiazide, a Diuretic, in violation of Major
Toronto Tampa Bay (12). SF_Abreu (8). League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and
Tuesday Philadelphia 73 68 .518 15 Lockett 2 0 0 0 0 3
New York 72 69 .511 16 Familia 1 1 0 0 0 1 ab r h bi ab r h bi IP H R ER BB SO Treatment Program.
Miami 50 91 .355 38 Bashlor 1 0 0 0 0 1 Totals 32 3 6 3 Totals 30 5 8 5 Los Angeles American League
Prep Cross Country Central Division WP_Smyly. Bichette ss 5 0 0 0 García rf
Biggio 2b 3 0 0 0 Pham dh
5 1 2 0
4 1 1 0
Heaney, W, 4-4 6 6 4 4 0 8
Garcia 1 2 3 0 0 3
W L Pct GB Umpires_Home, D.J. Reyburn; First, Ramon De Hays from Norfolk (IL).
Starkville Academy at Jackson Prep St. Louis 80 62 .563 — Jesus; Second, Fieldin Cubreth; Third, CB Buc- Tellez 1b 2 1 1 0 Meadows lf 3 0 1 1
Guerrero Jr. 3b 4 1 1 0 Aguilar 1b 4 0 0 0
Buttrey, H, 22 1 0 0 0 0 1
Robles, S, 20-23 1 0 0 0 0 1
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Selected the contract
Chicago 76 65 .539 3½ knor. of LHP Anthony Kay from Buffalo (IL). Designated
Invitational, 6 p.m. Milwaukee 73 68 .518 6½ T_2:59. A_28,848 (41,922). Smoak dh 3 1 1 0 Duffy 3b 1 0 0 0 Chicago
C Beau Taylor for assignment. Announced RHP
Alford pr-dh 0 0 0 0 Choi ph 0 0 0 0 Covey, L, 1-8 2 2-3 7 7 7 2 4
Prep Soccer Cincinnati
66 77 .462 14½
62 80 .437 18 Brewers 3, Cubs 2 McGuire c 4 0 1 1 Brosseau pr-2b 0 1 0 0 Fulmer 1 1 0 0 2 0 Zack Godley cleared waivers and was assigned
Davis cf 4 0 2 1 Kiermaier cf 3 1 1 0 Fry 1 1-3 0 0 0 2 3 to Buffalo.
Starkville Academy at Heritage Acade- West Division Chicago Milwaukee
ab r h bi ab r h bi McKinney rf 3 0 0 1 Adames ss 1 0 0 1 Ruiz 2 2 1 1 0 0 National League
W L Pct GB CHICAGO CUBS — Selected the contract of LHP
Fisher lf 3 0 0 0 Lowe ph 1 0 0 0 Marshall 1 0 0 0 1 1
my, 5 p.m. Los Angeles 92 52 .639 — Totals 30 2 4 2 Totals 33 3 7 3
Almora Jr. cf 3 0 0 0 Grisham cf 5 0 1 0 Hernández ph 1 0 0 0 Wendle 2b-3b 1 0 0 0 Herrera 1 1 0 0 2 1 Danny Hultzen from Iowa (PCL). Designated C
Arizona 75 67 .528 16
Prep Softball San Francisco 69 73 .486 22 Happ ph-cf 0 0 0 0 Grandal c 5 1 2 1 Zunino c
Wong ph
2 0 0 0
1 1 1 0
Fulmer pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.
HBP_Heaney 2 (Abreu,Abreu). WP_Heaney, Cov-
Taylor Davis for assignment.
San Diego 65 76 .461 25½ Castellanos rf 4 0 1 0 Yelich rf 2 1 2 1 CINCINNATI REDS — Reinstated C Juan Graterol
Grenada at Columbus, 4:30/6 p.m. Colorado 60 83 .420 31½ Rizzo 1b 2 0 0 1 Thames 1b 3 0 0 0 Perez c 0 0 0 0
d’Arnaud ph-c 0 0 0 1
ey(2), Fulmer.
Umpires_Home, John Libka; First, Carlos Torres;
from the concussion list.
Friday’s Games Bryant 3b 3 0 0 0 Gamel lf 3 0 1 1 MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Recalled OF Tyrone
Starkville Academy at Heritage Acade- Kansas City 3, Miami 0 Bote 2b 4 0 0 0 Shaw 3b 2 0 0 0 Robertson 2b-ss 4 0 2 2 Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Paul Nauert. Taylor from San Antonio (PCL).
Phelps p 0 0 0 0 Cain ph 1 0 0 0 Toronto 000 003 000—3 T_3:32. A_25,230 (40,615).
my, 4 p.m. Pittsburgh 9, St. Louis 4 Tampa Bay 000 200 12x—5 NEW YORK METS — Activated INF Jed Lowrie
Atlanta 4, Washington 3 Holland p 0 0 0 0 Moustakas 3b 0 0 0 0
DP_Toronto 1, Tampa Bay 0. LOB_Toronto 8, Tam- Athletics 10, Tigers 2 from the 60-day IL. Recalled RHP Drew Gagnon
Columbus Christian Academy at Hebron N.Y. Mets 5, Philadelphia 4
Wick p
Kintzler p
0 0 0 0 Pérez ph-3b 1 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 Spangenberg 2b 4 0 1 0 pa Bay 8. 2B_Davis (1), Guerrero Jr. (24), Smoak Detroit Oakland from Syracuse (IL). Transferred INF-OF Dominic
Milwaukee 7, Chicago Cubs 1 ab r h bi ab r h bi Smith to the 60-day IL.
Christian, 5:30 p.m. Arizona 7, Cincinnati 5
Schwarber lf 4 0 0 0 Arcia ss 4 0 0 0 (14), Robertson (9), Kiermaier (19). SB_Davis (2).
SF_McKinney (2), d’Arnaud (5). Totals 35 2 9 2 Totals 36 10 12 10 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Claimed LHP Wan-
Russell ss 4 1 1 1 González p 1 0 0 0 H.Castro cf 5 0 4 2 Semien ss 4 1 1 2
Louisville at New Hope, 5/6:30 p.m. Colorado 3, San Diego 2 Caratini c 2 0 1 0 Freitas ph 1 0 0 0 IP H R ER BB SO
Dixon 1b-lf 4 0 0 0 Grossman rf 5 0 1 0
dy Peralta off waivers from Cincinnati. Recalled
INF Zach Green from Sacramento (PCL) and
San Francisco 5, L.A. Dodgers 4 Garcia pr 0 1 0 0 Peralta p 0 0 0 0 Toronto
Prep Volleyball Yesterday’s Games Lucroy c 1 0 0 0 Taylor ph 0 0 0 0 Kay 5 2-3 4 2 2 3 8 Cabrera dh 4 0 2 0 Chapman 3b 4 1 1 1
Stewart lf 3 0 0 0 Olson 1b 4 2 4 3
placed him on the 60-day IL.
Arizona 2, Cincinnati 0 Darvish p 2 0 0 0 Guerra p 0 0 0 0 Adam BS,0-1 1-3 2 1 1 0 1 FOOTBALL
Amory at West Lowndes, 6 p.m. Kansas City 7, Miami 2 Ryan p 0 0 0 0 Pomeranz p 0 0 0 0 Law 1 0 0 0 1 1 a-Hicks ph-1b 1 0 0 0 Canha dh 4 1 0 0
Rodríguez 2b 3 0 0 0 Brown lf 3 1 1 0 National Football League
Cishek p 0 0 0 0 Hader p 0 0 0 0 Romano L,0-2 0 0 1 1 1 0 ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed WR Julio Jones to
Fayette at New Hope, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia 5, N.Y. Mets 0
St. Louis 10, Pittsburgh 1 Zobrist ph-2b 1 0 1 0 Austin ph 1 1 0 0 Mayza 1-3 1 1 1 0 1
Lugo 3b 4 1 1 0 Laureano cf 3 1 2 1
a three-year contract extension through the 2023
Demeritte rf 4 1 2 0 1-Pinder pr-cf 1 1 0 0
Starkville High at South Panola, 6:30 Milwaukee 3, Chicago Cubs 2 Chicago
000 010 010—2
000 001 011—3
Tampa Bay
2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Rogers c 4 0 0 0 Profar 2b 4 1 1 2 season.
Atlanta 5, Washington 4 W.Castro ss 3 0 0 0 Murphy c 4 1 1 1 CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed CB Donnie
p.m. San Diego 3, Colorado 0 E_Russell (5), Grandal (7). DP_Chicago 1, Morton
6 5 3 3 2
1 0 0 0 1 1
10 Detroit 020 000 000—2 Lewis Jr. to the practice squad. Released OT Paul
San Francisco 1, L.A. Dodgers 0 Milwaukee 2. LOB_Chicago 6, Milwaukee 10. Oakland 010 413 01x—10 Adams from the practice squad.
Mooreville at Caledonia, 6:30 p.m. Today’s Games
2B_Castellanos (12), Yelich (29). HR_Russell (9), Anderson W,3-0 1 1 0 0 0 1 DP_Detroit 0, Oakland 1. LOB_Detroit 8, Oakland DALLAS COWBOYS — Released RB Alfred
Grandal (25). SB_Yelich 3 (30). Drake S,2-3 1 0 0 0 0 3
College Volleyball Arizona (Leake 11-10) at Cincinnati (DeSclafani IP H R ER BB SO Romano pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
7. 2B_Laureano (27). 3B_Semien (7). HR_Profar
(20), Olson (29), Chapman (32).
9-8), 12:10 p.m. Chicago HBP_Morton 2 (Tellez,Tellez), Kay (Duffy). INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed OT Tyree St.
Mississippi University for Women at Kansas City (Montgomery 3-7) at Miami (Alcan- Darvish 5 3 0 0 1 7 Umpires_Home, Ben May; First, Chad Whitson;

IP H R ER BB SO Louis to the practice squad. Released RB Quinton
tara 4-12), 12:10 p.m. Ryan BS,0-2 2-3 1 1 1 2 0 Flowers from the practice squad.
Rhodes College, 6 p.m. Philadelphia (Velasquez 6-7) at N.Y. Mets (Syn- Cishek 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 2
Second, Doug Eddings; Third, Bill Miller. Zimmermann, L, 1-10 5 7 6 6 1
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed G-OT Jesse Davis
T_3:06. A_12,663 (25,025). 2
Women’s College Golf dergaard 10-7), 12:10 p.m. Phelps BS,1-3 0 1 1 1 0 0 Hall 2-3 3 3 3 2 1 to a contract extension through the 2022 season.
Washington (Scherzer 9-5) at Atlanta (Soroka 11- Holland 0 0 0 0 1 0 Astros 2, Mariners 1 Reininger 2 1-3 2 1 1 1 3 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Agreed to terms
Mississippi State at Branch Law Firm/ 3), 12:20 p.m. Wick 1 1 0 0 1 1 Seattle Houston Oakland with WR Antonio Brown.
St. Louis (Flaherty 9-7) at Pittsburgh (TBD), 12:35 Kintzler L,3-3 2-3 1 1 0 0 1 ab r h bi ab r h bi Bassitt, W, 10-5 6 8 2 2 0 11 OAKLAND RAIDERS — Released WR Antonio
Dick McGuire Invite, All Day p.m. Milwaukee Totals 31 1 6 1 Totals 28 2 6 2 Puk 1 1 0 0 0 2 Brown.
Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 9-9) at Milwaukee González 5 2 1 1 2 3 Moore ss 4 0 0 0 A ltuve 2b 4 0 1 0 Buchter 1 0 0 0 1 3 WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Waived WR Robert
(Houser 6-5), 1:10 p.m. Peralta 2 1 0 0 0 5 M.Smith rf-cf 4 0 0 0 Brantley lf 4 0 0 0 Treinen 1 0 0 0 0 3 Davis. Signed TE J.P. Holtz.
Wednesday Colorado (Lambert 2-6) at San Diego (Lauer 8-8), Guerra 0 1 1 1 1 0 Seager 3b 4 0 0 0 Bregman ss 3 1 1 1 HBP_Bassitt (W.Castro), Zimmermann (Canha).

Women’s College Soccer

3:10 p.m.
San Francisco (Rodríguez 5-8) at L.A. Dodgers
Pomeranz 0 0 0 0 1 0
Hader W,3-5 2 0 0 0 1 4
Phelps pitched to 1 batter in the 8th, Holland
Narváez dh 3 0 1 0 A lvarez dh 4 0 1 0
Vogelbach 1b 4 0 0 0 Díaz 1b
Murphy c
2 0 1 0
3 0 0 0 Chirinos c 3 0 0 0
WP_Hall, Reininger, Bassitt.
Umpires_Home, Dan Bellino; First, Dave Rackley;
Second, Jeremie Rehak; Third, Larry Vanover.
College Football Saturday’s scores
(Urías 4-3), 3:10 p.m. pitched to 1 batter in the 8th, Guerra pitched to Long lf 3 1 1 0 Toro 3b 3 0 1 0
Mississippi University for Women at Monday’s Games T_3:06. A_32,623 (46,765). EAST
2 batters in the 8th, Pomeranz pitched to 1 batter Fraley cf 0 0 0 0 Marisnick cf 2 0 0 0 Boston College 45, Richmond 13
Millsaps College, 5 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.
Arizona at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m.
in the 8th. Lopes ph-rf 3 0 1 0 Tucker ph-rf 1 1 1 0 Royals 7, Marlins 2 Delaware 44, Rhode Island 36, 3OT
HBP_Cishek (Taylor). WP_Peralta. Gordon 2b 3 0 3 1 Straw cf 0 0 0 0 Kansas City Miami Illinois 31, UConn 23
Men’s College Soccer Milwaukee at Miami, 6:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 8:45 p.m.
Umpires_Home, Jordan Baker; First, Will Little;
Second, Vic Carapazza; Third, Eric Cooper.
Reddick rf-cf 2 0 0 1
Seattle 001 000 000—1

ab r h bi
37 7 10 6 Totals
ab r h bi
30 2 4 2
Maryland 63, Syracuse 20
Penn St. 45, Buffalo 13
Mississippi University for Women at Chicago Cubs at San Diego, 9:10 p.m. T_3:35. A_44,323 (41,900). Houston 000 001 10x—2 Merrifield 2b 5 1 1 0 Berti 3b-lf 3 0 0 0 Pittsburgh 20, Ohio 10
E_Toro (1). DP_Seattle 1, Houston 1. LOB_Seattle Mondesi ss 5 0 0 0 Rojas ss 4 0 1 0
Millsaps College, 7 p.m. Braves 5, Nationals 4 Cardinals 10, Pirates 1 4, Houston 6. 2B_Narváez (11), Lopes (5), Altuve Soler rf 3 2 2 1 Castro 2b-3b 4 0 0 0
S. Illinois 45, UMass 20
Washington Atlanta St. Louis Pittsburgh (24), Tucker (1). 3B_Gordon (6). HR_Bregman Phillips cf 0 0 0 0 Cooper 1b 4 1 1 0
ab r h bi ab r h bi Colorado 34, Nebraska 31, OT
ab r h bi ab r h bi (34). SB_Gordon (22). SF_Reddick (9). Dozier 3b 4 1 2 1 A lfaro c 3 1 1 0 Colorado St. 38, W. Illinois 13
Thursday Totals
Turner ss
29 4 5 3 Totals 28 5 6 5
4 1 3 0 Acuña Jr. cf-rf 4 0 0 0
Fowler rf
39 10 11 10 Totals 31 1 6 1
5 1 1 1 Newman ss 4 1 1 0
Arozarena ph-rf 1 0 0 0 Reynolds lf 4 0 1 0

IP H R ER BB SO Gordon lf 4 1 0 1 Ramirez rf 4 0 1 1
McBroom 1b 5 0 2 3 Dean lf 2 0 0 0
Oregon 77, Nevada 6
San Diego St. 23, UCLA 14
Eaton rf 3 1 0 0 A lbies 2b 4 1 1 1 Kikuchi 5 5 1 1 2 5
College Football Rendon 3b 3 1 0 0 Freeman 1b 3 0 1 0 Wong 2b 5 2 2 0 Marte cf 3 0 2 1 Adams L,1-2 2 1 1 1 1 2
Dini c 4 0 0 0 Stanek p
Starling cf-rf 4 1 2 0 Moran p
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
Utah 35, N. Illinois 17
Muñoz ss 0 0 0 0 Reyes ph 0 0 0 0 Utah St. 62, Stony Brook 7
Itawamba Community College at East Soto lf 2 0 1 2 Donaldson 3b 3 2 1 1
Cabrera 2b 3 1 1 1 McCann c 4 1 1 2 Goldschmidt 1b 3 0 0 0 Bell 1b 2 0 0 0
1 0 0 0 0 1 Duffy p 2 0 1 0 Guerrero p 0 0 0 0
Cuthbert ph 0 1 0 0 Granderson ph 0 0 0 0
Washington St. 59, N. Colorado 17
Mississippi Community College, 7 p.m. Read c 0 0 0 0 Joyce rf 2 1 2 1 PoncedeLeon p 0 0 0 0 Baron ph
Ozuna lf
1 0 0 0
3 3 1 3 Moran 3b 4 0 0 0
Verlander W,18-5 7 4 1 1 1 7 Fillmyer p 0 0 0 0 Prado ph 1 0 0 0 Ball St. 57, Fordham 29
Zimmerman 1b 4 0 0 0 Greene p 0 0 0 0 James H,5 1 2 0 0 0 2 O’Hearn ph 1 0 0 0 Noesí p 0 0 0 0 Coastal Carolina 12, Kansas 7
Prep Soccer Robles cf 3 0 0 0 Camargo ph 1 0 0 0 DeJong ss 4 1 1 2 Osuna rf 4 0 0 0 Harris S,2-3 1 0 0 0 0 1 Barnes p 0 0 0 0 Brinson cf 2 0 0 0 Indiana 52, E. Illinois 0
Gomes c 2 0 0 0 Melancon p 0 0 0 0 Sosa ph-2b 0 1 0 0 Frazier 2b 3 0 1 0 Kikuchi pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. Hill p 0 0 0 0 Smith p 1 0 0 1
Hartfield at Starkville Academy, 5 p.m. Kendrick ph 1 0 0 0 Riley lf 2 0 0 0 Molina c 5 0 1 0 Díaz c 3 0 0 0 WP_Adams. Conley p 0 0 0 0
Iowa 30, Rutgers 0
Kansas St. 52, Bowling Green 0
Rainey p 0 0 0 0 Hamilton cf 1 0 0 0 Knizner pr-c 0 1 0 0 Brault p 2 0 1 0 Umpires_Home, Nick Mahrley; First, Hunter Wen- Díaz 2b 2 0 0 0
Heritage Academy at Mag Heights, 3 Doolittle p 0 0 0 0 Hechavarría ss 2 0 0 0 Edman 3b 4 0 1 1 Holmes p 0 0 0 0 delstedt; Second, Joe West; Third, Dan Iassogna. Kansas City 000 000 601—7
Michigan 24, Army 21, 2OT
Adams ph 1 0 0 0 Teheran p 2 0 0 0 Bader cf 4 0 2 2 Hartlieb p 0 0 0 0 Michigan St. 51, W. Michigan 17
T_2:56. A_41,958 (41,168).
p.m. Voth p 1 0 0 0 O’Day p 0 0 0 0 Wainwright p 4 1 2 0 Kramer ph 1 0 0 0
Miami 010 000 010—2
E_Cooper (3), Dean (2), Castro (12). DP_Kansas
Missouri 38, West Virginia 7
Columbus Christian Academy at Kirk Barrett p 0 0 0 0 Newcomb p 0 0 0 0 Fernandez p 0 0 0 0 Markel p 0 0 0 0 Rangers 9, Orioles 4 City 1, Miami 1. LOB_Kansas City 8, Miami 9.
N. Dakota St. 38, North Dakota 7
N. Iowa 34, S. Utah 14
Stevenson ph 1 0 0 0 Tomlin p 0 0 0 0 Ravelo ph-1b 1 0 0 1 Texas Baltimore 2B_McBroom 2 (2), Cooper (16). HR_Soler (41). Ohio St. 42, Cincinnati 0
Academy, 4 p.m. Strickland p 0 0 0 0 Ortega ph-lf 0 0 0 0 St. Louis
004 002 202—10
001 000 000—1

ab r h bi
38 9 12 7 Totals
ab r h bi
34 4 6 3
SB_Mondesi (37). Purdue 42, Vanderbilt 24
Suzuki c 0 0 0 0 IP H R ER BB SO
Prep Volleyball Parra ph 1 0 0 0 E_Bell (13), Osuna (4). DP_St. Louis 1, Pittsburgh Choo rf 4 1 1 0 Villar ss 5 1 1 0 Kansas City
UAB 31, Akron 20
Wisconsin 61, Cent. Michigan 0
Dozier 2b 0 0 0 0 1. LOB_St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 5. 2B_Wainwright Heineman rf 0 0 0 0 Mancini dh 4 1 1 0 Duffy W,6-6 6 2 1 1 4 5
Kosciusko at Columbus, 5:30 p.m. Washington 000 010 120—4 (2), Wong (24), DeJong (29), Bader (13), Reynolds Andrus ss 4 1 0 0 Santander rf 5 1 1 1 Fillmyer 1 0 0 0 1 0
Alabama 62, New Mexico St. 10
Atlanta 100 103 00x—5 (34). 3B_Marte (6). HR_Ozuna (26). SB_Newman Calhoun lf 5 1 1 0 Smith Jr. lf 3 0 1 0 Barnes 1-3 2 1 1 1 0
West Lowndes at Noxapater, 6 p.m. DP_Washington 1, Atlanta 2. LOB_Washington 4, (14), DeJong (7), Bader (8). Solak dh 4 1 1 0 A lberto 2b 4 0 0 0 Hill S,1-2 1 2-3 0 0 0 1 2 Appalachian St. 56, Charlotte 41
Atlanta 5. 2B_Turner 2 (30), Soto (28). HR_Cabre- IP H R ER BB SO Santana 3b 5 1 2 2 Williams cf 1 0 0 1 Auburn 24, Tulane 6
New Hope at South Lamar, 6:30 p.m. ra (4), Albies (21), Donaldson (36), McCann (11), St. Louis Odor 2b 4 2 3 3 a-Hays ph-cf 2 0 0 0
Smith 6 4 0 0 2 8 BYU 29, Tennessee 26
DeShields cf 4 1 2 1 Ruiz 3b 4 1 2 1 Clemson 24, Texas A&M 10
Grace Christian at Starkville High, 7:30 Joyce (6). SB_Ortega (3).
Wainwright W,11-9
7 6 1 1 1 3
1 0 0 0 0 1 Guzmán 1b 4 1 1 0 Davis 1b 3 0 0 0
Conley L,2-8 BS,2-4
0 2 3 3 1 0
1-3 2 3 3 2 1 Duke 45, NC A&T 13
East Carolina 48, Gardner-Webb 9
p.m. Washington Ponce de Leon 1 0 0 0 1 3 Mathis c 4 0 1 1 Sisco c
b-Núñez ph 0 0 0 0
2 0 0 0 Moran 2-3 0 0 0 0 1
Florida 45, UT Martin 0
Voth L,1-1 4 3 2 2 2 6 Pittsburgh Guerrero 1 0 0 0 0 0
Heritage Academy at Caledonia, 6:30 Barrett 1 0 0 0 1 1 Brault L,4-4 5 1-3 6 6 5 2 2 Wynns c 1 0 0 0 Noesí 1 2 1 1 0 0 Florida St. 45, Louisiana-Monroe 44, OT
Georgia 63, Murray St. 17
Strickland 1 3 3 3 1 0 Holmes 1 2-3 2 2 2 1 4 Texas 601 002 000—9 Conley pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
p.m. Rainey 1 0 0 0 2 1 Hartlieb 1 1 0 0 2 1 Baltimore 300 100 000—4 HBP_Duffy (Smith). WP_Barnes, Stanek. Georgia Southern 26, Maine 18
Doolittle 1 0 0 0 0 2 Markel 1 2 2 2 0 0 E_Santana (13), Mathis (6), Brooks (1), Williams Umpires_Home, Marvin Hudson; First, Tom Wo- Georgia Tech 14, South Florida 10
Prep Softball Atlanta HBP_Brault (Edman), Markel (Sosa). WP_Brault (1), Smith Jr. (5). DP_Texas 0, Baltimore 2. LOB_ odring; Second, Gary Cederstrom; Third, Quinn Louisiana-Lafayette 35, Liberty 14
Teheran W,10-8 6 3 1 1 1 8 (2), Hartlieb. Texas 5, Baltimore 8. 2B_Odor 2 (27), Mathis (9), Louisville 42, E. Kentucky 0
Starkville at Columbus, 5/6:30 p.m. O’Day 0 0 1 1 1 0 Umpires_Home, Ted Barrett; First, Roberto Ortiz; Ruiz (11). HR_Odor (23), Ruiz (10). SF_Williams
T_3:24. A_13,112 (36,742). Memphis 55, Southern U. 24
(1). Middle Tennessee 45, Tennessee St. 26
Heritage Academy at Kemper Academy, Newcomb 2-3 0 0 0 3 0 Second, John Tumpane; Third, Lance Barksdale.

5:30 p.m.
Tomlin H,7
Greene H,8
1-3 0 0 0 0 0
1 2 2 2 0 0
Melancon S,9-9 1 0 0 0 0 2
T_3:24. A_23,996 (38,362).
Padres 3, Rockies 0


2 2-3 2 3 1 2 3
Pro Football
Mississippi St. 38, Southern Miss. 15
NC State 41, W. Carolina 0
South Carolina 72, Charleston Southern 10
New Hope at Louisville, 5/6:30 p.m. O’Day pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Colorado San Diego Méndez, W, 1-0 2 1-3 1 1 1 0 6 East Virginia Tech 31, Old Dominion 17
HBP_Greene (Eaton). ab r h bi ab r h bi Springs 1 1 0 0 2 1 W L T Pct PF PA W. Kentucky 20, FIU 14
Women’s College Soccer Umpires_Home, Ryan Blakney; First, Mike Es- Totals 29 0 3 0 Totals 29 3 6 3 Sampson 1 1 0 0 0 1 Buffalo 0 0 0 .000 0 0 SOUTHWEST
tabrook; Second, Bruce Dreckman; Third, Paul Story ss 4 0 1 0 G.Garcia 2b 2 1 0 0 Kelley 1 0 0 0 0 1 Miami 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Baylor 63, UTSA 14
South Alabama at Mississippi State, Emmel. Blackmon rf 3 0 0 0 Martini lf 2 0 1 0 Vólquez 1 1 0 0 0 1 New England 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Oklahoma 70, South Dakota 14
T_3:29. A_40,467 (41,149). Arenado 3b 3 0 0 0 Stammen p 0 0 0 0 Baltimore N.Y. Jets 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Oklahoma St. 56, McNeese St. 14
7 p.m. Desmond lf 3 0 1 0 France ph 1 0 0 0 Brooks, L, 2-5 2 2-3 6 7 6 1 3 South SMU 49, North Texas 27
Reds 2, Diamondbacks 0 McMahon 1b 3 0 1 0 Muñoz p 0 0 0 0 Shepherd 3 3 2 2 0 3 W L T Pct PF PA Texas Tech 38, UTEP 3
Arizona Cincinnati Hampson 2b 3 0 0 0 Jankowski rf 0 0 0 0 Eades 1 1-3 2 0 0 0 1 Houston 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Wyoming 23, Texas St. 14
ab r h bi ab r h bi Tapia ph 1 0 0 0 Machado 3b 4 1 1 2 Phillips 1 0 0 0 0 2 Indianapolis 0 0 0 .000 0 0
The Dispatch • Sunday, September 8, 2019 7B

College football

Tagovailoa, No. 2 Alabama romp over New Mexico State, 62-10

one, but it’s something Alabama’s issues with
The Associated Press “I didn’t expect us to score on the early for the second
straight game, with back to work on. The defense kicking woes: freshman
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. first play.” to back three-and-out pos-
sessions in the first quar-
forced two turnovers and
has allowed only 10 points
Will Reichard booted field
goals of 48 and 49 yards
— Tua Tagovailoa’s first Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama quarterback
ter. It didn’t even come in the first two games. and was perfect on extra
throw went backward to close to mattering in this More good news given points.
Henry Ruggs III, who Zero. Alabama cornerback
sprinted 75 yards to the Tagovailoa played Trevon Diggs was car-
end zone. one series into the third ried off the field by two
That’s about how the quarter before exiting but trainers and directly to
day went not before becoming the the medical tent in the
for No. 2 Al- eighth Tide quarterback third quarter. Diggs had
abama. with 5,000 career passing started walking with as-
T a - yards. He also darted up sistance before the train-
govailoa the middle for the scoring ers picked him up near
p a s s e d run and finished 16-of- the sideline, but Alabama
for three 24 passing for 227 yards. coach Nick Saban said it
t o u c h - The first play, he didn’t was just cramps.
d o w n s mind giving up the pass- Saban said the per-
and ran 25 ing stat. formance was “sloppy”
yards for a “I didn’t expect us to late in the game with the
fourth, all in the first half score on the first play,” backups in. He was also
of the Crimson Tide’s 62- Tagovailoa said. “It was a asked about improving
10 victory over New Mexi- little bubble throw. It just from such mismatches.
co State Saturday. shows what kind of guys “Do I think we can get
The Crimson Tide (2- we’ve got. You can throw better in games like this?
0) was off to the races something as short as I do,” he said. “If you ap-
starting with the game’s that, and they turn it into proach the game right
first play, when Ruggs col- a big play.” and you practice the right
lected the lateral in a play Alabama outgained way and you prepare and
that was initially ruled a New Mexico State 603- you have the right focus
pass. 262 in total yards. and you play to your stan-
“We knew we wanted The Tide backups de- dard, you can get better
to start fast, and what’s livered big plays as well. playing anybody.”
the best way to start than Mac Jones hit Jeudy for With the two top cen-
first play a 75-yard touch- that 19-yard score, and ters held out, Florida
down?” Ruggs said. freshman tailback Keilan State transfer Landon
It didn’t get any better Robinson raced 74 yards Dickerson got his first
for the Aggies (0-2) after for a touchdown. start at the position. Chris
that in sweltering condi- The Aggies scored on Owens and backup Emil
tions that contributed to Jason Huntley’s 4-yard Ekiyor Jr. sat out with un-
thousands of empty seats catch from Josh Adkins in specified injuries.
at Bryant-Denny Stadium. the third quarter, set up
Alabama receiver Jer- by Adkins’ 44-yarder to
ry Jeudy tied the school Tony Nicholson. Beyond The takeaway
record with three touch- that, it was an uphill bat- New Mexico State:
down catches, covering tle. Has had a brutal sched-
21, 23 and 19 yards. He “They’ve just got elec- ule to open the season.
caught eight passes for tric players all over the The Aggies lost at No. 22
103 yards in his second field, so the margin of Washington State 58-7
straight big game. error is so small,” Aggies but don’t face any more
Ruggs also caught a coach Doug Martin said. teams that are currently
10-yard touchdown pass “If you turn the ball over, ranked. Adkins complet-
in a game that started un- they’re going to make ed 19 of 30 passes for
der a 95-degree tempera- great things happen, and 145 yards with the touch-
ture with a triple-digit if you just give them a down and an interception
heat index. step, a wide receiver can that ended New Mexico
There was just the get behind you and run it State’s best drive of the
right amount of drama back without being tack- first half.
for a Tide team facing led. They’re just an elite Alabama: Did have
55 1/2-point underdogs: team.” modest offensive issues
8B Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •

Top 25 College football roundup

No. 7 Michigan escapes with double OT win over Army

The Associated Press Swift ran for two touchdowns, Jake n NO. 17 WISCONSIN 61, CEN- which the Terrapins (2-0) amassed 397
Fromm threw for 166 yards and a score, TRAL MICHIGAN 0: MADISON, yards and built a 29-point lead.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jake Moody and No. 3 Georgia broke loose in the sec- Wis. — Jonathan Taylor rushed for three The 63 points were the most ever by
made a 43-yard field goal, and No. 7 ond quarter against FCS school Murray touchdowns and caught a scoring pass, Maryland against a ranked opponent.
Michigan forced and recovered a fumble State. Quintez Cephus scored his first two Although first-year coach Michael Lock-
to hold on for a 24-21 double-overtime With temperatures climbing into the touchdowns of the season, and Wiscon- sley eased up after Javon Leake’s 64-
victory over Army on Saturday. mid-90s, Georgia (2-0) got off to a slug- sin cruised past Central Michigan. yard touchdown run in the third quarter,
The Wolverines (2-0) didn’t lead until gish start and went to the second quar- While Wisconsin (2-0) had 599 yards the Terrapins finished with 650 yards.
the second extra period and would have ter tied at 7 after giving up a long touch- of total offense, Central Michigan (1-1) Tommy DeVito threw three touch-
lost to the Black Knights (1-1) at the end down pass to the Racers (1-1). managed just 58 yards and three first down passes for Syracuse (1-1).
of regulation if Cole Talley made a 50- But the Bulldogs finally erupted for downs. Chippewas quarterback Quinten n NO. 22 WASHINGTON STATE
yard kick that sailed just short and to the a 35-point barrage in the second peri- Dormady completed 5 of 12 passes for 59, NORTHERN COLORADO 17:
right. od. Brian Herrien ran 2 yards for the 36 yards and was picked off by Badgers PULLMAN, Wash. — Anthony Gordon
It marked the second straight year go-ahead score. J.R. Reed scooped up linebacker Jack Sanborn. threw for 464 yards and four touch-
the U.S. Military Academy nearly beat a fumble and went 14 yards for a touch- Taylor ran for 102 yards, surpassing downs, and Washington State pounded
a Top 10 team for the first time in more down. Swift tacked on a 10-yard TD the 100-yard rushing mark for the 24th FCS school Northern Colorado.
than a half-century. The Black Knights run. Fromm hooked up with freshman time in 29 career games. Cephus had Gordon, who came under little
pushed No. 5 Oklahoma into overtime George Pickens on a 15-yard scoring with six receptions for 130 yards — both pressure from the opposing defense,
on the road last year before losing 28-21. play. Finally, redshirt freshman Zamir career highs — and tied a career high completed 31 of 39 passes with one in-
Army had won 10 straight since, a White darted for a 6-yard score, sending with his two scores. terception. Max Borghi scored three
run that college football’s winningest n NO. 20 IOWA 30, RUTGERS 0: touchdowns and Easop Winston Jr.
Georgia to the locker room with a 42-7
program barely stopped. IOWA CITY, Iowa — Nate Stanley threw caught two scoring passes for Washing-
In overtime at the quiet Big House, for 236 yards and three touchdowns, and ton State (2-0). Jacob Knipp completed 8
Fromm completed his last nine pass-
Black Knights quarterback Kelvin Hop- Iowa rolled past Rutgers in the Big Ten of 15 passes for 128 yards for Northern
es and finished 10 of 11.
kins ran for a go-ahead, 6-yard touch- opener for both teams. Colorado (0-2).
down and Michigan extended the game New Jersey native Ihmir Smith-Mar- n COLORADO 34, NO. 25 NE-
with Zach Charbonnet’s third TD. Hop- sette caught two TD passes for the BRASK A 31, OT: BOULDER, Colo.
Justin Fields passed for two touchdowns
kins was sacked and lost a fumble to end Hawkeyes (2-0). They’ve allowed just — James Stefanou’s 34-yard field goal
and ran for two more scores for Ohio
the game in the second overtime. 14 points in two games ahead of next in overtime gave Colorado its first lead,
Aidan Hutchinson hit Hopkins to jar week’s rivalry showdown at No. 25 Iowa and the Buffaloes beat Nebraska when
J.K. Dobbins rushed for 141 yards and
the ball loose, and Kwity Paye recovered State. Smith-Marsette finished with 113 punter Isaac Armstrong’s 49-yard try
two touchdowns — all in the first half —
the fumble to end the game. yards receiving. sailed wide right.
as the Buckeyes (2-0) dismantled Cin-
n NO. 1 CLEMSON 24, NO. 12 Rutgers (1-1) gained just 125 yards, The students stormed the field in
TEXAS A&M 10: CLEMSON, S.C. — cinnati (1-1) in Luke Fickell’s return to
punted 10 times and turned it over three celebration of the Buffaloes’ second
Trevor Lawrence threw for one touch- Ohio Stadium. The third-year Bearcats
times. straight victory over old Big 12 rival Ne-
down and ran for another, and Clemson coach played at Ohio State, then spent
n MARYLAND 63, NO. 21 SYR- braska (1-1). Last year, Colorado rallied
won its record-tying 17th straight game years on the other sideline as an assis-
ACUSE 20: COLLEGE PARK, Md. — win in the closing minutes in Lincoln.
with a dominating victory. tant, and interim coach in 2011.
Josh Jackson threw for 296 yards and The Buffaloes (2-0) rallied from a
The Aggies (1-1) talked of an upset The Bearcats (1-1) came in with con- three touchdowns for Maryland. 17-0 halftime deficit and improved to 2-0
all week and figured to be the sternest fidence after an opening week win over Anthony McFarland Jr. ran for two under coach Mel Tucker while keeping
test left for the defending national cham- UCLA, but their chances of beating Ohio scores and caught a 6-yard TD pass from Cornhuskers’ second-year coach Scott
pions. Instead, the Tigers (2-0) method- State for the first time in 122 years began Jackson during a sparkling first half in Frost from winning his first road game.
ically made plays, stretched out drives to dissipate when Justin Fields scurried
and pressured A&M junior quarterback up for the middle for a 7-yard touchdown
Kellen Mond into an awful showing. run on the Buckeyes’ second drive of the
The decisive win tied Clemson’s game. By halftime it was 28-0.
best-ever run of success that spanned n NO. 13 UTAH 35, NORTHERN
the 2014 and 2015 seasons. It also left a ILLINOIS 17: SALT LAKE CITY
major question in college football: Who — Tyler Huntley passed for one touch-
can stop these guys? down and ran for another, and Utah held
The Tigers will be double-digit fa- Northern Illinois to 69 yards in the sec-
vorites the rest of the regular season ond half.
in their try for a fifth straight Atlantic After a shaky first half, the Utah (2-0)
Coast Conference title and College Foot- clamped down on the Huskies (1-1) with
ball Playoff berth. an effective pass rush, an interception
Lawrence went 24 of 35 passing for and a fourth-down stop. Huntley fin-
268 yards. ished 14 for 19 for 214 yards and ran for
n NO. 3 GEORGIA 63, MURRAY 38 yards, without a sack for the second
STATE 17: ATHENS, Ga. — D’Andre straight game.
Jan Swoope: 328-2471

Caring for
the caregivers

Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff

The month of September turns attention to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease — and to those who care for loved ones struggling with them. Sept. 13 is
National Dementia Caregivers Day. Support groups, like two that meet monthly in Columbus, can help caregivers cope with the challenges they face.

Those caring for loved ones with

dementia can reach out to each other
BY JAN SWOOPE are among the reasons two caregiver support and an information-gathering occasion.” groups have recently formed in Columbus. One The most significant challenge in caring

meets at 11:30 a.m. the last Thursday of each for someone you love who has dementia, the
heila Avery misses her best friend. De- month at First United Methodist Church in siblings agree, is accepting that that person is
mentia is stealing her away. It began about downtown Columbus. The other, for caregiv- no longer the same person you knew.
a year ago, when Avery’s mother began ers of those with dementia and other chronic “And they can’t help that,” stressed Bonita.
displaying signs of a decline in mental ability illnesses, meets at Baptist Memorial Hospi- “They’re very innocent in this whole circum-
that interfered with daily life. tal-Golden Triangle at 6 p.m. the fourth Tues- stance.”
“It started not too bad, but I day of every month. Both groups offer lifelines “There’s a lot of grief and loss that goes
would say in the last six months, of support. along with that,” Tubbs said. “That can happen
even in the last three months, “I think connection is the most not just when someone passes away, but when
she’s gotten where she can’t do important word,” said Melanie there’s been a change in a relationship or role
much for herself,” said Avery, Tubbs, who in June started the in the home. A lot of times you might have a
who lives in the New Hope com- evening group which meets at the child caregiving for a parent, and they don’t
munity. She and her brother care hospital. She is a licensed master have that support of the parent they used to
for their mother at home. social worker with Fresenius have. Or it may be a wife who’s taking care of
“It’s hard to see your loved Avery
Medical Care, an affiliate of Bap- things the husband used to do in the house-
one go down ... she was my best tist Hospital. “A group helps you hold.”
friend, and I no longer have my best friend,” Av- feel like you’re not alone in the Tubbs Support groups offer a chance to talk, listen
ery said. “We always did everything together, journey that you’re on.” and share.
and that is no longer there. I think that’s what’s Avery is part of the group meeting at the
been the hardest on me, not having that.” nnn hospital. “I got to the point that I really need-
Bonita Smith and her sister, Aurelia Smith, ed somebody to talk to that had been going
care for their mother at home as well. Bonita Lillajo Ford of Columbus felt through the same thing — or they may not be
sold her house in Huntsville, Alabama, to re- compelled to start up the midday at the same stage; they may be farther along in
turn to Columbus, where the siblings are back group several months ago, after it, or I may be able to tell someone else what’s
in the house they grew up in with their mom. caring for her own husband at coming,” she said.
“We watch over Mama; that is what we do,” home as long as possible. He
said Bonita Smith. “When we were young she now resides at a professional nnn
watched over us, so now we watch over her.” care facility, where she visits
Sheila, Bonita, Aurelia — they often. Self-care is important, Tubbs said. Those
are just a few of more than an “This has just been on my Ford consumed with helping loved ones can suc-
estimated 43 million adults in heart. God has put it on my cumb to poor health or burnout. Mindfulness
America providing unpaid care heart,” Ford said. “I just wanted to offer it to helps, learning to recognize, understand and
for loved ones. Many are caring families. ... I want to know that I did everything talk about the emotions that come with the re-
for a family member with demen- I could.” sponsibilities. Exercise is another form of self-
tia or Alzheimer’s disease that Anyone interested is invited to bring a lunch care, as is finding activities that might make a
can affect an individual’s memo- to the casual meetings at the church. The small caregiver feel more rejuvenated. It could be go-
ry, reasoning, judgment, commu- Smith group has begun reading the book “No Act of ing shopping, a trip to the grocery store alone,
nication and the ability to focus Love is Ever Wasted: The Spirituality of Caring or anything enjoyable one took part in before
or pay attention. As the conditions progress, for Persons with Dementia,” by Richard L. the caregiving began, Tubbs explained.
challenges become more acute. For caregivers, Morgan and Jane Marie Thibault. “It’s important to stay connected with
they can include emotional and physical stress, “It’s a wonderful book,” said Bonita Smith people in their community, or people in their
lack of privacy, financial or marital strain, who, with her sister, attends on last Thursdays. churches, or people that have been there for
exhaustion, isolation, even depression. All “And the group functions as a support system See Caregivers, 5C
2C Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •

Columbus event pairs

visual, culinary arts
Reservations needed
for Thursday’s Art in the

n event at an eatery in Taylor,
near Oxford, inspired Chef Beth
Broussard Rogers of Columbus
about six months ago. The Taylor estab-
lishment was featuring a local artist in
conjunction with a special dining experi-
“I thought, wow, I like this idea,” said
Rogers. The experience motivated her
to start a monthly Art in the Restaurant
series at her family’s downtown Colum-
bus restaurant, J. Broussard’s, on Fifth
Street South. This Thursday, Sept. 12,
marks the fourth limited seating dinner
centered around a display by a local
artist, at 7 p.m. Courtesy photo
“Coming Into View” is the name of Heather Madison of Columbus is
the show by Heather Madison. The title pictured in her studio with a work in
conveys a dual concept — Madison her- progress.
self, a real estate agent and busy mom,
is coming into view with this debut of Rogers said menus for Art in the
her work, plus her paintings tend to re- Restaurant events are often created
veal more to the viewer the longer they with the artist’s input. A theme between
are studied. visual and culinary elements may
“Her paintings draw you in immedi- emerge, or sometimes an artist simply
ately with some kind of reference like talks to the chef about favorite dishes.
a line or bold color, and all of a sudden Reservations are required. Cost is $45
other things start popping out at you,” per person (not including tax or gratu-
said well-known sculptor and artist ity). Wine pairings are an additional $14
Sharon McConnell Dickerson, who is per person.
also Madison’s aunt. “People standing “Basically I just wanted to try to
in front of them start seeing different build more relationships with people in
the community, and I feel like this is a
things; the artwork becomes interac-
good way to do it,” Rogers said. “And it’s
great to see our dining room changing
Madison seldom approaches a canvas
each month.”
with preconceived ideas. Madison’s artwork will hang
“I start painting and keep on until I’m throughout September, but Thursday’s
happy with it,” said Madison, who often dinner provides an opportunity to meet
works by commission. “I’ll do several the artist.
layers and once I’m done, you can look For more information, contact J.
at them and see different things.” Broussard’s at 662-243-1480.

Columbus Christmas parade (yes,

Christmas) offers ‘early bird special’

ain Street
Columbus has
announced an
“early bird special” for
those who sign up now
for the 2019 Christmas
Parade, set for Dec. 2.
“It may seem early to
talk about a Christmas Dispatch file photo
parade, but it is only Main Street Columbus is offering a discount to parade
three months away,” said participants who sign up in September.
Barbara Bigelow, exec-
utive director of Main three categories. First- Bigelow. “Any business-
Street Columbus, the through third-place win- es or individuals that
parade organizer. ners in each category will would like to support this
“This year’s parade act as junior marshals of community parade with
will be held on the Mon- the parade, ride in a spe- a sponsorship should
day following Thanksgiv- cial train float and receive contact Main Street Co-
ing, so we will not have a cash prize. Winning lumbus.”
that additional week for artwork and artists will For parade sign-up and
planning, thus starting also be featured in local information on the art
early just makes sense,” media. Contact the Main contest or sponsorships,
she said. “As a special Street office for details. contact Main Street Co-
incentive, complete your “We are accepting lumbus at 662-328-6305,
application during the sponsorships for the or email columbusmain-
month of September to parade at this time,” said
take advantage of the
early bird special for a
discount on your entry
This year’s parade
theme is “Christmas
Movie Magic.”
“Who doesn’t have
a favorite Christmas
movie?,” Bigelow asked.
“Whether it be ‘The
Grinch Who Stole Christ-
mas,’ ‘White Christmas,’
‘A Charlie Brown Christ-
mas’ or ‘It’s a Wonderful
Life,’ find your favorite
and begin making plans
to be part of this year’s
The parade commit-
tee, a team of community
volunteers, is working
diligently to make this
year’s event one to re-
member, she continued.
Individuals, children’s
groups and community
organizations are encour-
aged to take part. The
parade will offer compet-
itive and non-competitive

Art contest, junior

The Holiday Art Con-
test returns this year, for
kids in grades K-5. The
contest is divided into
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Through Sept. 11 Thursday, Sept. 19
Clean Up Columbus — Join a citywide Town & Tower — Mississippi University
cleanup campaign by picking up garbage bags for Women President Nora Miller presents a
and gloves from Visit Columbus at the Ten- university update at this meeting at 11:30 a.m.
nessee Williams Home and Welcome Center, in the Pope Banquet Room on campus. Lunch
300 Main St., Columbus, Tuesday-Saturday cost is $15, payable at the door. RSVP by Sept.
8:30-5 p.m. Sign up for a cleaning project and 16 at 662-329-7119.
you’re entered to win a $100 gift card to a local
restaurant of your choice. For more information,
call 800-920-3533. Friday, Sept. 20
Bulldog Bash — Rapper T-Pain headlines
this annual event in Starkville that kicks off
Thursday, Sept. 12 with Maroon Market at 3 p.m. with art, food,
Exhibit reception — The Starkville Area local music and family fun. Music beginning at
Arts Council, in collaboration with the Missis- 6 p.m. at the intersection of Jackson and Main
sippi Arts Commission, hosts a reception at Streets includes a Battle of the Bands winner,
5:30 p.m. in the lobby of The Partnership, 200 country artist Cale Dodds, The Beaches and Courtesy photo
E. Main St., Starkville, for an exhibit of photog- T-Pain. Visit, or contact
raphy by Dominic Lippillo. Free to the public. the Center for Student Activities, 662-325- Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14
2930. Habitat anniversary celebration — Stop by for refreshments as Colum-
Friday, Sept. 13 bus-Lowndes Habitat for Humanity celebrates 30 years of building homes and the fourth
Citywide Tailgate — More than 20 Sunday, Sept. 22 anniversary of the Habitat ReSale Store, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sept. 14, 1110 Gardner Boulevard, Columbus.
tailgate tents throughout Starkville will serve Taste of Columbus — The newly-renovat-
food between 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. to benefit ed Zachary’s hosts a Taste of Columbus event
United Way of North Central Mississippi. A $5 featuring food and craft beer tastings from 1-5
wristband includes entry to any tent, plus 10
percent discount at participating shops. Visit
p.m. to benefit beautification and revitalization
efforts in downtown Columbus. Donation is
Thursday, Sept. 26 p.m., at Heritage Academy Elementary School,
623 Willowbrook Road, Columbus. Free to the or call 662-323-3830. $10, at 205 Fifth St. N. Art Walk Downtown — Enjoy local public. For more information, call 662-327-
artists, live music, street performers and 1556, ext. 211.
promotions in stores and throughout downtown
Sept. 18-19, 22, 24-27, 29 Tuesday and Wednesday, Columbus from 5:30-7:30 p.m., presented by
“Pride and Prejudice” — Starkville Main Street Columbus and the Columbus Arts Monday, Oct, 7
Community Theatre presents this play by Sept. 24-25 Council. Call 662-328-6305 for more informa- Hazard Lecture Series, Part 2 — The
Kate Hamill, based on the Jane Austen novel, “The Braggart Soldier” — Shackouls tion. Hazard Lecture Series presents Entergy Missis-
at 7:30 p.m. (except 2 p.m. Sept. 22) at the Honors College at Mississippi State presents sippi President and CEO Haley Fisackerly (HA
1983) and Entergy Mississippi Vice President
Playhouse on Main, 108 E. Main St., Starkville. this Roman comedy by Plautus at 6 p.m. at
Griffis Hall Courtyard at Zacharias Village on
Monday, Sept. 30 of Customer Service Lea Brigham Turnipseed
Reservations open only to season ticket hold- Hazard Lecture Series, Part 1 — The (HA 1990) at 7 p.m. in the Heritage Academy
ers until Sept. 12, when ticket sales open to campus. Bring dinner, if desired, and a lawn 28th annual Hazard Lecture Series opens with Elementary School, 623 Willowbrook Road,
the public. Tickets are $15; $10 for students, chair or blanket. Free admission. For more “Writing Today’s Music with Nashville’s Chase Columbus. Free to the public. For more informa-
at 662-323-6855. information, call 662-325-2522. McGill”(Heritage Academy Class of 2005) at 7 tion, call 662-327-1556, ext. 211.

OUT THERE Visit to purchase

advance tickets to the event below:

Sept. 17 – Michael Bolton, Ford Center, Oxford. Band), Birmingham Jefferson Convention Sept. 26
662-915-2787, Complex. The White Buffalo perform live at the
Blue Canoe in Tupelo. Doors open at
Sept. 19-29 – Mid-South Fair (Colbie Callait, Oct. 4-5 – Carrollton Pilgrimage and Pioneer 6 p.m.; the show starts at 8 p.m. Enjoy food and drinks as well as
the rich sounds of this successful touring artist. Tickets are $18 in
The Band Perry, Lance Bass, Aaron Carter, Day Festival (art, food, music, Civil War
advance; $20 at the door.
midway rides, more), Landers Center, Southaven. reenactments), Carrollton (MS). Follow on Facebook. Sept. 28
Hear “American Idol” participant Seth Power is at State Theater
Sept. 26 – Tribute to the Beatles’ White Album Oct. 11-12 – Bukka White Blues Festival (Big (under Hobie’s on Main) in Starkville at 9:30 p.m. Power will
(Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross, Micky George Brock, Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Bill perform both covers and originals. Tickets are $8 online; $10 at
Dolenz, Jason Scheff, Joey Molland), Riley Center, Abel, Big Joe Shelton, Stormy Monday, animal the door.
Meridian. 662-696-2200, show, antiques, classic cars), Aberdeen. 800-
634-3538, Sept. 29
Oct. 1 – Diavolo: Architecture in Motion, Ford Soul Sister Events LLC and 662TIX presents
#MakePositivityLouder, an event for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Center, Oxford. 662-915-2787, Oct. 12-13 – Kentuck Festival of the Arts,
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Ticket price grants
Kentuck Park, Northport, Alabama. 205-758- entry to this family-friendly event at Muddy Waters in Columbus
Oct. 4 – Alabama (with the Charlie Daniels 1257, from 1-7 p.m. Tickets are $10 online; $15 at the door.

Citywide Tailgate returns to Starkville Friday

award-winning East Mississip- GSDP, said, “We are so excited Roberson Law Firm; Watkins,
United Way of North Central Mississippi pi Lumber Co. said, “We had about this year’s event, and the Ward & Stafford—Starkville
benefit includes retail discounts a blast! It was very humbling
to win Best New Tailgater last
Partnership is proud to once
again include UWNCM’s City-
PLLC, Certified Accountants;
The Partnership; and Starkville
SPECIAL TO THE DISPATCH year. We really enjoyed inter- wide Tailgate and Retailgat- Daily News.
Street, Academy Road, Hospi- acting with our customers ing Delight on this year’s New “It is events of this caliber

tal Road, and more. Last year’s and meeting everyone. We are South Weekend’s schedule.” and strong neighbors like our
he Citywide Tailgate — a
event hosted 23 tailgate sites at excited to have Weber Grills participants, our sponsors,
benefit for United Way
of North Central Missis-
which 40 local businesses and
restaurants welcomed every-
joining us this year and hope Get wristbands and our volunteers that allow
sippi — returns to Starkville to have an even better Citywide Wristbands are available in UWNCM to bring people to-
one to enjoy lunch in the name Tailgate for all.” Starkville at Bancorp South, gether for the cause of build-
Friday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m.-
of supporting local charitable Those with wristbands can University Drive; Regions ing a community better for ev-
1:30 p.m. UWNCM, in conjunc-
organizations. also take part in Retailgating Bank, University Drive; What’s eryone,” said Candy Crecink,
tion with the Greater Starkville
Development Partnership’s Adding to the excitement of Delight Friday. Participating For Dinner, Academy Road; UWNCM executive director.
New South Weekends, hosts the day is the annual tailgating retailers will offer a 10 percent Campus Book Mart, Lee Bou- Sponsorships and volunteer
the community fundraiser. competition. Awards given are discount to all shoppers wear- levard; and Prographics in the opportunities are available at
With the purchase of a $5 Best in Zone (one in each of five ing a Citywide Tailgate wrist- Vowell’s Shopping Center.
wristband, attendees can en- designated zones), Best New band. Discounts will be good Helping make this event suc- For more information, con-
joy food at any of the multiple Tailgater and Best Citywide for the entire day. cessful are community spon- tact the United Way office
tailgating locations in down- Tailgater. Paige Watson, special events sors BankFirst; James “Cub- at 662-323-3830 or email un-
town Starkville and on Russell Toby Steed with the 2018 and projects coordinator for by” Harris Painting Co.; Rob

Dear Abby

EAR ABBY: I was a bit DEAR THANKFUL: Readers like loving gifts of food. Talk to a few neighbors and ately. (We also do this in times of illness.) I think
shocked when I read about you were eager to share their opin- store some of the casseroles at their houses, it’s deeply appreciated and prevents the kind of
the family who disposed of ions — and experiences — regard- letting them know it’s OK to enjoy them if you waste described in “Enough’s” letter. — LAUREN
17 casseroles they were given ing the tradition of delivering food haven’t picked them up in a day or two. Lots of IN PALO ALTO, CALIF.
while they were grieving the loss of to a grieving family. The responses people have extra refrigerators or freezers, so the DEAR ABBY: No one should be putting cas-
a loved one (“Enough Is Too Much,” were diverse and enlightening. The food doesn’t have to go to waste. — DENISE IN seroles down the disposal when they should be
July 5). When my dad died, family media provides so much coverage BAYTOWN, TEXAS put into the trash if not shared with others. My
flooded into our small town. We got about hatred and violence. I was DEAR ABBY: After my husband passed away, concern is that water utilities across the country
casseroles, too, but more appreci- touched by the outpouring of kind- several people brought paper products (toilet are being overwhelmed and at the breaking
ated was the huge plastic container ness. Read on: paper, paper towels, napkins, facial tissue, paper point because of waste inappropriately disposed
filled with all sorts of sandwiches DEAR ABBY: If you collect more plates and cups, trash sacks, etc.). I have done through a city’s water system. — GIVE UTILITIES
we could grab when hungry. casseroles than you can handle, this for bereaved families as well. Because the A BREAK!
Someone else brought a why not consider taking them to a family will have lots of people dropping in, a DEAR ABBY: We had a celebration of life for
10-pound bag of coffee and cream- homeless shelter? Take them to se- supply of these products will be used and do not my husband in our home. Many people brought
ers to go with it. Another brought niors who aren’t able to cook. Take need to be stored. A book of stamps in a sym- food, far more than our family could use. After
restaurant gift cards, stamps and a Dear Abby them to a convalescent home or to pathy card is also useful. — SUE IN MERRIMAN, folks left, we took the casseroles, boxes of
box of thank-you notes. Years later, a library that gives free lunches to NEB. chicken and desserts to our fire and police
when our son died, many wonderful the needy. Take them to a food bank. It’s awful DEAR ABBY: In my community, we have often stations. The men and women there were thrilled.
people gave money. Since he left two children, to throw good food away! — GAIL IN LOS OSOS, organized a sign-up sheet for people to bring It was a good use of the food and a way to thank
it was very much appreciated. — THANKFUL IN CALIF. meals to a mourning family during a two-week those who serve the community. — KATHRYN IN
WASHINGTON DEAR ABBY: There’s no reason to turn away period instead of bringing a casserole immedi- PEACHTREE CITY, GA.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 8). TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It’s LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). So many doesn’t but the way everyone feels inclination dictates. You don’t want
Things will change in the way you’ve the simple decisions of timing that people will forget to relax, smile and about their role and their collective to do the spiritual equivalent of
been wanting them to for a long time will matter more than anything else connect with the people they share purpose. overdoing it at the gym, thus creating
now. As the cosmic favor tips in your to the success of an endeavor, the a space in time with. Their agendas, SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). To unpleasantness that prevents future
direction, you’ll be generous wherever most important of which being when dramas and distractions will keep make an inviting space for others workouts.
you can and keep your ego in bal- to start and when to quit. rushing past the actual world. Don’t is to welcome their presence. You’ll AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18).
ance. It’s the giving you do in October GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It let that be you. arrange an environment that’s intrigu- The deal you’re investigating gets
that leads to the building of some- seems like it just involves you and a VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The ing and not overbearing, leaving room complicated. Usually, complications
thing remarkable. Year-end adventure few friends, but this is a worldwide world at large and your inner world for everyone’s imagination to flood in. make things more trouble than they
is romantic. Libra and Scorpio adore game you’re playing -- an idea you are developing at different rates, and SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). are worth, although your strong gut
you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 13, might find inspires you to play a little that’s par for the course today. With The experiences you’ve lived do not feeling will override the logistical
1, 22 and 45. bigger than you were. the foundations of your home life sol- remain as they were, like prehistoric aspects.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). It CANCER (June 22-July 22). There id, you’ll decide what you’re going to bugs trapped in amber, still pristine PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You
takes time to find the nexus between are times to fake it till you make it, do in the outside world, or vice versa. and intact years later. No, the memo- don’t like relying on others to meet
what you want and what people and then there are times like today, LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). ries change upon viewing. Each visit your needs, but sometimes there’s
want from you. Fails happen, not for when it’s best to admit upfront what Certain boxes must be checked so alters them. no getting around it. When this is the
nothing. Rather, fails are experiments you don’t know so you can ask for that everyone involved can say they CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). case, and it will be today, don’t resist
from which to gather data. Chalk it up help and get up to speed with the as- did their job. Still, what matters isn’t Don’t force yourself to go any faster for one minute. Embrace all gifts with
to research and development. sistance of an experienced someone. so much what work gets done or or work any harder than your natural a grateful heart.
4C Sunday, September 8, 2019 The Dispatch •

W President
Transitions: Miller to speak
at Town &
Area Weddings, Engagements and Anniversaries Tower meeting

ississippi University for Women
President Nora Miller will pro-
vide a university update at the
Town & Tower Club meeting scheduled
for Thursday, Sept. 19 in Pope Banquet
Room on The W’s campus.
Miller was installed as The W’s 15th
president in February 2019. She has
more than 18 years of experience at the
university and has been an integral part
of its leadership team. Before being
named acting president in March 2018,
she was senior vice president for admin-
istration and chief financial officer. She
has served on The W staff since 2001.
A member of The W’s Long Blue
Line, Miller holds a bachelor’s degree
in business administration and a bache-
lor’s degree in accounting. She earned a
master of business administration from
Mississippi State University in 1998 and
is a certified public accountant.
Lunch is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. The
cost is $15, payable at the door. Please
RSVP by Monday, Sept. 16 by calling
Tyler Miguel Armistad and Sanitria Rické Robinson Tracy Tomikia Baity and Lamar Tyquon Harrell 662-329-7119.
Town & Tower’s purpose is to pro-

Robinson/ Baity/Harrell mote the mutual interests of Columbus

and The W. Town & Tower invites your
membership into this organization. Dues

Armistad Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Smith of Brooksville an-

nounce the engagement of their daughter, Tracy To-
mikia Baity, to Lamar Tyquon Harrell, son of Brenda
are $20.
For additional information, call
662-329-7119 or visit the organization’s
TSgt. and Mrs. Ricky Robinson of Columbus Staples of Columbus and Lamar Samuels of Crawford. Facebook page.
announce the engagement of their daughter, Sanitria The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late
Rické Robinson, to Tyler Miguel Armistad, son of Sgt. Rosie B. Wells and Henry J. Wells of Brooksville.
and Mrs. Jonathan James Jr. of Caledonia and Mr. and She is currently a hairstylist and a certified nurs-
Mrs. Willie Armistad of Macon. ing assistant in the Behavioral Health Unit at Monroe
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Earnest Robinson Sr. of Opelousas, Louisiana,
the late attorney and Mrs. Richard Burdine Sr., and
Regional Hospital in Aberdeen.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Cindy
Harrell of Columbus.
Three exhibitions
highlight The W’s
the late Aurby Lee Bell Sr., all of Columbus. He is currently employed as an independent Little
She is a 2013 graduate of Columbus High School, Debbie distributor with JDI.
a 2015 graduate of Itawamba Community College in The couple will exchange vows at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 28,

permanent art
Fulton, and a 2018 graduate of Mississippi University 2019, at the Wisteria Event Barn in Caledonia.
for Women, where she received a bachelor’s degree in
psychology. She is currently attending the University

of West Alabama in Livingston, Alabama, where she is
pursuing a master’s degree in student affairs in higher
She is currently employed as a manager at Rue 21 in

The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs.
Eddie James and the late Mr. Jonathan James Sr. of hree current exhibitions at the
Caledonia, Mrs. Ella Brown and the late Mr. Sterling MUW Galleries highlight artwork
Webber Sr., the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Armistad, and from the university permanent art
Mrs. Annie Bailey and the late Mr. Leo Bailey, all of collection.
Columbus. “Mississippi Artists from the Perma-
He is a 2013 graduate of Caledonia High School, nent Collection” is an annual offering, but
a 2015 graduate of East Central Community College with several new acquisitions on display
in Decatur, and a 2017 graduate of Mississippi State the exhibition takes on a new freshness.
University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in The exhibition includes early artwork
kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science. from the inception of the permanent col-
He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in educa- lection in 1948 to artwork acquired this
tion at Mississippi State University. summer. “Mississippi Artists from the
He is currently a teacher and assistant football Permanent Collection” closes Friday,
coach at Columbus High School. Sept. 27.
The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Sept. 21, “Looking at Art” is an interactive exhi-
2019, at Columbus Church of Christ. bition that teaches the viewer how to ana-
lyze artistic compositions.
“People are sometimes uncomfortable
in art galleries because they don’t know
how to interpret the artwork,” said MUW
Weddings, engagements photographs will be printed in Forms may be hand-delivered
Galleries Director Beverly Joyce, “This
black and white. to the office of The Dispatch, 516
and anniversaries Photos can be returned by Main St., Monday through Friday,
exhibition teaches viewers how to deci-
pher some of the artist’s choices in order
The Dispatch welcomes wed- mail if a self-addressed, stamped 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., faxed to 662-329- to better understand the art.”
ding, engagement and anniversary envelope is included with the form, 8937, or mailed to The Commercial “Looking at Art” closes Friday, Sept.
announcements. All announce- or they can be picked up after the
ments need to be submitted on Dispatch, P.O. Box 511, Columbus, 13.
announcement runs in the paper.
forms provided by The Dispatch. MS 39703. Forms can also be “European Prints from the Permanent
Anniversary announcements
Separate forms with guidelines for downloaded from The Dispatch Collection” features original works of art
will be printed for couples who
submission are available for each web site at by well-known and historically important
have been married 25 years or
Any questions concerning artists. This exhibition closes Tuesday,
type of announcement. more. Forms should be submitted
announcements should be directed Sept. 10.
The charge for an announce- three weeks prior to the event.
to Courtney Laury, the editorial The Mississippi University for Wom-
ment with a photograph is $25. Couples submitting a picture may
en Galleries, located on the first floor of
The charge for an announcement include an original wedding picture assistant, at 662-328-2471, or edito-
Summer Hall, are open Monday through
without a photograph is $15. All at no extra cost.
Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., following the
university calendar. Touring the galleries
is free to the public.

In the garden with Felder

Keep an eye out for garden invaders

here’s oak seedlings Occasionally I will squirt a little herbi- But this week I also found a new
a scary when either cide on poison ivy and bamboo from the perennial vine I had not seen before. It
new vine take over; just neighbor’s yard. looks like native Virginia creeper, having
in my garden, a because a Still, over this wet summer a few five leaflets per leaf. But where the native
good contender plant is native unwanted plants, mostly grasses and vine has five equal leaves attached at one
for anyone who doesn’t make a couple of others, managed to sprout spot, this one has two pairs of two leaves,
wants to come it OK. in the mulch, but they were easy to and a fifth one that is longer than the
back in the next So my pull because they were growing in just rest. It also has tendrils like grapevines
life as an unkill- thinking is mulch. However, I found two alarming which help it clamber quickly. In the fall
able weed. that any plant ones, which luckily I caught before they it makes flat clusters of small orange or
Keep in mind that comes have had a chance to get established and salmon colored flowers.
that my idea of up where I spread. The Latin name of the Asian vine is
a weed may not Felder Rushing don’t want it, One is named “chamber bitter,” but
Cayratia japonica, but its common name
be yours. Most regardless of most folks call it “mimosa weed” because
Felder Rushing/Courtesy photo is chilling — Bushkiller, for how it over-
folks think of its country or it looks like little mimosa tree seed-
Invasive bushkiller and whelms other plants like kudzu. Once I
“any plant out of place” and lump a lot of origin or po- mimosa vine, both pic- lings with tiny flowers and packed seed
beautiful wildflowers and slightly inva- tential beauty, tured, are two invaders balls on the undersides of leaf stems. If identified it, I discovered it completely
sive trees, shrubs and vines as weeds, is treated as ignored, each plant can quickly throw taking over the trees and shrubs of a
that can try to take over neighbor, who said the more he pulls it
even when they aren’t actually causing an interloper the garden. a forever’s worth of seeds everywhere,
problems in normally-tended gardens. and shown its to the point where no amount of pulling the faster it comes back.
Me, I follow the larger world-view that way to the compost. My basic approach or spraying will get them under control. For now, I’m treating it like my other
a weed is “any plant having to deal with to weed control is pretty straightforward. So regular, careful pulling keeps the few weeds, by pulling it every time I see it.
an unhappy human.” Meaning me. I pull whatever I see as soon as I notice small ones that appear from maturing or Except I leave the pullings to dry in the
Non-native plants that spread readily it, which keeps perennial weeds at bay dropping seed. sun for a few days so it won’t be able to
are often vilified as ‘invasive exotics” control and kills those that sow seed Same thing applies to Florida betony, reincarnate in my compost.
when some of our own natives can be before they have a chance. And in both nutsedge, bermudagrass, torpedo grass Felder Rushing is a Mississippi author,
real thugs. To me there isn’t a big dif- spring and fall I do a general cleanup and and others; get on top of them quickly columnist, and host of the “Gestalt Garden-
ference between English ivy and native heavy mulching to keep wind- or bird- and stay vigilant or they will get over- er” on MPB Think Radio. Email garden-
Virginia creeper, or mimosas vs. native spread seeds from growing deep roots. whelming. ing questions to
The Dispatch • Sunday, September 8, 2019 5C

Columbus teacher brings experience in Russia to classroom

SPECIAL TO THE DISPATCH ical Language Scholarships
to study in Russia in college

his year Mississippi (Mary Frances Holland and
School for Mathemat- Kimya Jamasbi, Class of 2015),
ics and Science world and at least three others have
languages teacher Margaret
studied in the former USSR
Mary Henry is presenting
lessons she created during on study abroad programs
a professional development through their universities.
program this summer in St. Another graduate of the
Petersburg, Russia. MSMS Russian program,
Henry, of Columbus, was Deandrea Hawkins of Clarks-
one of 15 teachers chosen dale (Class of 2015), is headed
from around the country to to the city of Tomsk in Siberia
study at Gerzen Pedagogical as a recipient of a year-long
University. Funded by the U.S. Fulbright English Teaching
and Russian governments and Assistant award. Hawkins,
administered by the American who graduated in May from
Councils on Education, the
Millsaps College and plans to
month-long program in July
included advanced courses become a gastroenterologist,
in Russian language, culture will be teaching English to
and pedagogy, a stay with Russian medical students
a host family and cultural while himself continuing to
excursions. Settings for study Russian.
Henry’s new lessons range MSMS is the only high
from memorials to the World school in Mississippi that
War II blockade of the city, offers Russian. This year 22
to a Petersburg eatery called MSMS students are studying
Teremok, to the Yusupov Courtesy photo the Slavic language, which
Palace, where Rasputin was Margaret Mary Henry of Columbus, world languages teacher at the Mississippi School for is deemed by the federal
murdered. Mathematics and Science, is pictured in Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia. Behind her is the government to be critical to
A former journalist who Winter Palace, now the Hermitage Museum.
U.S. political and economic
worked in Moscow from
1992-1999, Henry re-launched in summer 2014 at Moscow high-school scholarships to and Sidney Matrisciano, Class interests. Russian is spoken
Russian, which had been State University, summer study Russian in the former of 2018). Three have chosen by more than one hundred
taught briefly at MSMS, in 2016 at Gerzen University and Soviet Union (Mary Frances Russian as a college major, million Russians, but it is also
fall 2012. She was chosen summer 2018 at Irkutsk State Holland, Class of 2015; Ayres and at least eight as a minor. a second language in territory
to participate in Fulbright University in Siberia. Four of McCammon, Class of 2015; Two former MSMS Russian stretching from the Baltics to
fellowship programs in Russia her students have won federal Hillary Gerber, Class of 2017; students received federal Crit- the Caucasus to Central Asia.

School News
Stanley, Williams nity Service, University Education at William
of Alabama Presiden- Carey University in Hat-
receive scholarships tial Scholarship, ACT tiesburg.
Two Lowndes Coun- Achievement Award and She is the daughter of
ty scholars have been Hall of Fame. Wendell and Kim Wil-
recognized for academ- She will attend the liams.
ic achievements and University of Alabama
community involvement.
Cooper Stanley and Jenna
and major in marketing.
She is the daughter of
ICC graduates
Williams have both been Area residents were
Todd and Patti Stanley. among those who earned
awarded the $4,000 John
Williams is a 2018 Associate of Arts or Asso-
T. Crunk Scholarship,
homeschool graduate ciate of Applied Science
as well as scholarships
with a 4.0 average. She degrees or certificates
from the Copier Dealers
is a member of the Phi
Association. at the conclusion of the
Stanley is a 2019 grad- Theta Kappa Honor Soci-
2019 summer semester
uate of Caledonia High ety, Columbus GirlChoir
at Itawamba Community
School and has logged alumni, Mississippi Bap-
College. They include:
over 150 hours of com- tist All-State Youth Choir
Caledonia: Haley
munity service including and Orchestra alumni,
Nicole Harbin, A.A. S.
the Salvation Army kettle Mississippi Baptist Sym-
Columbus: Cacovia
bell, special needs cheer- phony Orchestra, William
Carey Honor Choir, and Treviana Millsap, certif-
leader volunteer, tornado icate
relief volunteer, and first was invited to sing with
the Columbus Girlchoir Starkville: Jessica N.
grade reading and math Moore, certificate, and
tutor. She was a varsity at Carnegie Hall.
Community service Meranda Magee, certif-
cheerleader, tennis cap-
includes Operation icate
tain, Beta Club treasurer
Ukraine/Haiti Relief, West Point: Alexis
and Student Government
Loaves and Fishes and Danielle Hannah, certif-
class representative in ad-
dition to other activities. World Changers. She is a icate.
Honors include the recipient of the William
Presidential Gold Award Carey Presidential Schol-
for Academic Excellence, arship, Phi Theta Kappa
a four-time Universal Scholarship and a Missis-
Cheerleading Association sippi Baptist Foundation
All-American, Missis- Scholarship.
sippi Scholars Academic Williams will pursue
Excellence and Commu- her Bachelor of Music

Continued from Page 1C
them in the past — and Ford said, “I just think
not just stay connected, it helps to know that
but to openly commu- you’re not the only person
nicate what their needs that’s going through this.
are.” I think people need to
That may be a meal, or talk to somebody, and
needing someone to take that’s what we’re here
the garbage to the curb for.”
or mow a yard. Editor’s note: For more
“Identify your needs information about the
and allow others to help caregiver support group
fulfill them,” Tubbs meeting at midday one
urged. “Most people are Thursday a month, contact
very giving; give them Ford at 662-329-4012.
the opportunity.” For information about the
Both group leaders evening group meeting one
encourage caregivers to Tuesday each month, call
reach out for support. 662-328-4440.

A Prayer for Caregivers


Lord, help me remember I am doing your work.

Help me to clothe myself with compassion, kindness, humili-
ty, gentleness, patience, forgiveness and love.
Help me to live out and embody the fruit of the Spirit showing
love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
gentleness and self-control.
Enable me to see them through your eyes.
Help me to have compassion as you did and to follow your
Ease my burden and provide times of rest and refreshment.
Give me the energy necessary to fulfill my tasks.
Grant me the strength and extra grace to be able to handle
things I might not normally be able to handle.
Help me not to lose my joy and give me moments of laughter.
In moments of frustration help me to be slow to anger and to
refrain from letting any anger or frustration give a foothold to
the devil or lead to any sin.
Comfort me as I mourn what I have lost.
... Thank you for trusting me with this role of caring for If you don’t read The Dispatch, how are you gonna know?
Source: via Lillajo Ford, from

The Prairie Arts Festival in West Point Aug. 31 featured fine arts vendors, live music, special attrac-
tions and plenty of down-home food.

Addie, Willow, Wallace and Daniel Talley Matthew Shirley, Jordyn Patterson, Alece Watkins

Stephen, Millie, Monroe Kate and Amber Gollott Joe and Joseph MacGown Ty Cheeno Cox, Quad Esters

Darren, Darren Jr., Ashely and Hailey Ewing Aislinn Noltie, Kieran Wright, Keegan Wright

The 18th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute kicked off Thursday with a reception before the first
Tribute performance of “Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody” at the Rosenzweig
Arts Center in downtown Columbus.

Chris Claypole, Sharon Carmichael Alec Hawkins, Payton Bellew, Sarah Blackwell

Drew Nunley, Katie Ballinger Clark Shannon, Keith Gaskin, Brenda Caradine, Jean Shannon

Linda Gates, Paulette Garton Marthalie Porter, Debbie and Randy Gray
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Church Directory
Where the Spirit of the Lord is
“There is Liberty”
Kenneth Montgomery
Proudly serving our community
for over 30 years These church directory pages are made possible by the sponsorship of the following businesses.
ASSEMBLIES OF GOD 2nd and 4th Sundays. Donnie Jones, Pastor. 662-263-7102 Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday
NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD — 4474 New Hope Road. PLEASANT GROVE MB CHURCH — 1914 Moor High Bible study 7 p.m., Mass Choir Rehearsal - Wed. before
Worship 10:30 a.m., Children’s Church 10:30 a.m., 662- Road, Crawford. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 1st and 2nd Sun. 6 p.m., Male Chorus Rehearsal - Wed.
664-0852 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Riley Forrest, Sr., Pastor. before 3rd Sun. 6 p.m., Junior Choir Rehearsal - Wed.
THE ASSEMBLY COLUMBUS — 2201 Military Road. 662-272-8221 before 4th Sun. 6 p.m. Rev. Sammy L. White, Pastor.
Christian Education 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Nursery PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST — 1383 Pleasant Hill Rd. PLEASANT GROVE ROBINSON MB CHURCH — 9203
Church (2-3 yrs.) Children’s Church 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Sunday Worship 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Bill Hwy. 389 N., Starkville. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship
6:30 p.m. (something for all ages). Nursery provided for all Hurt, Pastor. 662-329-3921 11:15 a.m., Wednesday Prayer Service/Bible Study 7
services. Jody Gurley, Pastor. 662-328-6374 PLYMOUTH BAPTIST CHURCH — 187 Plymouth Rd. p.m. Pastor George A. Sanders. 456-0024
BAPTIST Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Randy PLEASANT RIDGE MB CHURCH — Ridge Rd. Sunday
ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH — Hwy. 45 N. Sunday Rigdon, Pastor. Neil Shepherd, Music. School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. A.
School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Discipleship Training 5 SOVEREIGN FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH — 7852 Hwy. Edwards, Sr., Pastor.
p.m., Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Mitch McWilliams, 12 E., Steens. Sunday Worship 10 a.m., Service 5 p.m., PROVIDENCE MB CHURCH — Old Hwy. 69 S. Sunday
Pastor. 662-328-4765 Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Charles Young, Pastor. School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m.
ARMSTRONG BAPTIST CHURCH — 1707 Yorkville SOVEREIGN GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH — 12859 Martin Rev. Gilbert Anderson, Pastor.
Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Bible Study Road Spur, Northport, Ala. Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Bible SAINT MATTHEWS MB CHURCH — 1213 Island Rd.
Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. William Vaughn, Pastor. 662- Study noon. Todd Bryant, Pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday
328-0670 STATE LINE BAPTIST CHURCH — 7560 Hwy. 1282 E. 6:30 p.m. Curtis Clay, Sr., Pastor.
ARTESIA BAPTIST CHURCH — Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday SALEM MB CHURCH — Hwy. 86, Carrollton, Ala.
Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Pastor Jeff Night small group 6:30 p.m. Robert Gillis, Pastor. 662- Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6
Morgan. 329-2973 p.m. Rev. David J. Johnson, Jr., Pastor.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., 4307 Sand Rd., Steens. Maurice Williams, Pastor. Sunday Rd., Brooksville. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11
Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Walter Butler, Pastor. School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Wednesday 7 a.m. Pastor Michael Tate. 662-738-5855
BETHESDA BAPTIST CHURCH — 2096 Bethesda p.m. 662-327-2580 SOUTHSIDE MB CHURCH — 100 Nashville Ferry Rd. E.
Rd, Crawford. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., UNITED CHRISTIAN BAPTIST CHURCH — 2 blocks east Sunday School 8:30 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday
Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m., Worship 7 p.m., Wednesday of Hwy. 69 on Yorkville Rd. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 6:30 p.m. Rev. Rayfield Evins Jr., Pastor.
2500 Military Road Suite 1
7:00 p.m. Allan Dees, Pastor. 662-272-8734 10:15 a.m. Steven James, Pastor. SIXTH AVENUE MB CHURCH — 1519 Sixth Ave. N.
Columbus, MS
BORDER SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH — 12771 Hwy. UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH — 1104 Louisville St., Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m., Bible Study
12 E., Caledonia. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 Starkville (located in Fellowship Hall of St. Luke Lutheran Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. W.C. Talley, Pastor. 662-329-
WEST REALTY COMPANY a.m., Kids for Christ 5 p.m., Discipleship Training 5:15 p.m., Church). Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Bert 2344
Don West, Broker/Owner Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study – Adults, Children, Montgomery, Pastor. SPRINGFIELD MB CHURCH — 6369 Hwy. 45 S. (1st &
and Youth classes 7 p.m. Dan Louman, Pastor. 662-386- VICTORY FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH — Victory Loop 3rd Sunday) Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Worship 11:30
0541. Brad Creely, Minister of Music and Youth, 662-312- off of Mill Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and a.m., (1st & 3rd Wednesday) 7 p.m. Robert Gavin, Pastor.
8749. www. 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Pastor, Al Hamm. 662-327-9843
Northeast Exterminating BROOKSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH — Main Street, WOODLAND BAPTIST CHURCH — 3033 Ridge Rd. STEPHEN CHAPEL MB CHURCH — 2008 7th Ave. N.
Brooksville. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 10:55 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Worship 6 Sunday Worship 9:45 a.m. Bible Study Wednesday 10:45
If it Jimmy Linley • Richard Linley
and 6 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. p.m., AWANA Wednesday 6:30 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
crawls, Columbus
Caledonia. Sunday Men’s Prayer Service 9:30 a.m.,
Kevin Jenkins, Pastor. 662-327-6689. Brad Wright, Youth
St. James MB CHURCH — 6525 Hardy-Billups Rd.,
Crawford. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and
call... 662-329-9992 Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday, Worship 11 a.m. Sunday,
Bible Study 4 p.m., Worship 5 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study
7th St. S. Sunday School 8 a.m., Worship 9:30 a.m.,
6:15 p.m. Rev. Chad Payton, Pastor.
St. JOHN MB CHURCH — 3477 Motley Rd., Sunday
6:30 p.m. Kelby R. Johnson, Pastor. Wednesday 7 p.m., Youth Ministry Wednesday 4:30 p.m. School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study
School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Adult Choir
Rev. Brian Hood, Pastor.
7 p.m. Joe Brooks, Pastor. 327-7494.
ST. PAUL MB CHURCH — Robinson Rd. Sunday School
Sales • Service • Installation
rehearsals and Discipleship Training 5 p.m., Worship 6 BETHESDA CHURCH — 1800 Short Main. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Rev. Willie
Residential • Commercial • Industrial p.m., Wednesday 6:15 p.m. Rev. Ralph Windle, Interim 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Nathaniel Mays, Pastor.
Since 1956 Pastor. 662-328-6741 Best, Pastor. E-mail: ST. PAUL MB CHURCH — 1800 Short Main St. Disciple CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH — 385 7th St. SW, Vernon, BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH — 5860 Hwy. 50 E., West Training/Sunday School 8 a.m., Worship 9:00 a.m. Rev.
4051 Military Road • 662-328-5814 Ala. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Point. Sunday School 10 a.m., Service 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., John F. Johnson, Pastor. 662-241-7111
(6 p.m. - Daylight Savings Time), Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Wil Wednesday 7 p.m. STRONG HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH —
Corbett, Pastor. 205-270-1845 FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH — 1720 Hwy. 373. 325 Barton Ferry Rd., West Point. Sunday School 9:30
CANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH — 1008 Lehmberg Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m.
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Martin “Buddy” Gardner, Pastor. UNION BAPTIST MB CHURCH — 101 Weaver Rd.
Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Paul Shaw, Pastor. 662-327-3771 LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH — 5030 Hwy. 182 E. (Hwy. 69 S) Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.,
CANAAN MB CHURCH — 2425 Bell Ave. Sunday School Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Pastor McSwain.
8:15 a.m., Worship 9:30 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6 Wednesday 7 p.m. 662-327-1130 TABERNACLE MB CHURCH — Magnolia Drive, Macon.
p.m. Jimmy Pounds, Pastor. 662-327-1226 SHINING LIGHT BAPTIST CHURCH — 957 Sunset Drive, Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday
COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH — 2490 Yorkville Starkville in the Comfort Suites Conference Room, Sunday 6 p.m.
Rd. East Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor UNION HOPEWELL MB CHURCH — 150 Spurlock Rd.
Wednesday Bible Study, Children & Youth Classes 6:30 John Harvey. 662-648-0282 Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6
p.m. Matt Moehring, Pastor. Edward Rhinewalt, Music MISSIONARY BAPTIST p.m. Carlton Jones, Pastor.
Director. 662-327-5306 ANDERSON GROVE MB CHURCH — 1853 Anderson WOODLAWN LANDMARK MB CHURCH — 8086 Hwy.
CORNERSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH — 844 Old West Grove Road, Caledonia. Sunday School 9:20 a.m., Worship 12. East, Steens. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11
INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, INC Point Rd., Starkville. Sunday 10:30 a.m. Greg Upperman, 11:00 a.m., Bible Study Wednesday 6:20 p.m. David O. a.m. and 5 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. David Retherford,
Pastor. 662-323-6351 or visit www.cornerstonestarkville. Williams, Pastor. 662-356-4968. Pastor. com ANTIOCH MB CHURCH — 2304 Seventh Ave. N. Sunday THE WORD CHURCH INTERNATIONAL — 366
EAST END BAPTIST CHURCH — 380 Hwy. 50 W. (Hwy. School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Kenny Carson Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11:15 a.m.,

Jarrett’s Towing 50 and Holly Hills Rd.) Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Worship
10:30 a.m., Worship 5 p.m. followed by Discipleship
Training, Mission Friends and GAs 5 p.m., Sanctuary Choir
Bridges, Pastor.
BETHLEHEM MB CHURCH — 293 Bethlehem Road,
Caledonia. Sunday School 1st and 4th Sundays 8 a.m., 2nd
Wednesday 7 p.m. John Sanders, Pastor.
ZION GATE MB CHURCH — 1202 5th St. S. Sunday
School 9:30 a.m., Worship 8 a.m. and 10:45., Children’s
Wrecker Service 6:30 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting, Youth Worship, & 3rd Sundays 9:30 a.m., Worship 1st & 4th Sundays 9:30 Church 10:15 a.m., Worship 5 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m.
5209 N. Hwy 182 E. • Columbus, MS 39702 Preschool & Children’s Choirs 6:30 p.m. Bryon Benson, a.m., 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11 a.m., Wednesdays 6 p.m. Rev. Dr. James A. Boyd, Pastor.
329-2447 We unlock
Pastor. 662-328-5915
EASTVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH — 1316 Ben Christopher
Willie James Gardner, Pastor. 662-356-4424
BLESSING MB CHURCH — Starkville Sportsplex, Activity
If no answer 251-2448 cars Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 Center 405 Lynn Lane Road. Sunday Worship 2nd, 4th & Washington St. & Columbus St., Aberdeen. Sunday 10:30
p.m. Junior Eads, Pastor. 662-329-2245 5th Sundays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Pastor Martin. 662-744-0561 a.m. and 2 p.m. Herb Hatfield, Pastor. 662-369-4937
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Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., 9:30 a.m. each Sunday, Worship 2nd and 4th Sundays only Farm Rd., 2 miles South of Hamilton, just off Hwy. 45.

W H INC. G Wednesday 6 p.m. Dr. Breck Ladd, Pastor. 662-328-2924

11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Everett Little, Pastor.
CALVARY FAITH CENTER — Hwy. 373 & Jess Lyons
Sunday 10:30 a.m. Jesse Phillips, Pastor. 662-429-2305
“A Family Business Since 1946” Parra Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Rev. Road. Sunday Worship 8:00 a.m., Sunday School 9 a.m., 45 Alternate, Starkville. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. Herb
Michael Love, Pastor. 662-434-5252 Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Pastor Robert Hatfield,Pastor. 662-315-4937
662-328-3625 • 662-328-7612 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH — 7th St. and 2nd. Ave. Bowers, Pastor. 662-434-0144 SPRINGHILL P.B. CHURCH — 3996 Sandyland Road,
N. Sunday Worship 8:45 a.m., Sunday School 10 a.m. CEDAR GROVE MB CHURCH — 286 Swartz Dr. Worship Macon, MS. Walter Lowery Jr., Pastor. Sunday School

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(Worship televised at 10 a.m. on WCBI-TV, Columbus Services 11:15 a.m., Sunday School 10 a.m., Wednesday 9:00 a.m., Worship 10:00 a.m., Tuesday Bible Study 6
Cable Channel 7), Contemporary Worship 11 a.m.; 6:30 p.m. Johnnie Richardson, Pastor. 662-434-6528 p.m. 662-738-5006.
Wednesday 6 p.m. located downtown. Dr. Shawn Parker, — 14096 MS Hwy. 388, Brooksville, MS 39739, Sunday — North of Caledonia on Wolf Rd, Hamilton. Sunday
Authorized Dealer Pastor. 662-245-0540 School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11:00 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 10:30 a.m. & 1st Sunday Night at 6:30 p.m. Elder Joseph
Citizens and Pulsar Watches FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STEENS — 40 Odom Rd., p.m. Bobby Bowen, Pastor. 662-738-5837/549-6100 Mettles, Pastor. 662-369-2532
Steens. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 CHRIST MB CHURCH — 110 2nd Ave. S. Sunday School
Downtown Columbus 662-328-8824 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m., B.T.U. SAINT DAVID’S AT MAYHEW — 549 Mayhew Rd.,
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST — 125 Yorkville Rd. W. Sunday Program every 1st & 3rd Sunday 6 p.m. Mayhew. Holy Eucharist - Sunday 10 a.m. 662-244-5939
When Caring Counts... School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 ELBETHEL MB CHURCH — 2205 Washington Ave. or
p.m. John Gainer, Pastor. 662-328-6024 or 662-328-3183 Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday CATHOLIC
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH — 708 Airline Rd. Sunday 7:00 p.m., Rev. Leroy Jones, Pastor. ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH — 808 College
School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. FAITH HARVEST MB CHURCH — 4266 Sand Road. St. Mass Schedules are as follows: Sunday 8 a.m. & 10:30
Charles Whitney, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Bible class a.m., Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 a.m., Tuesday 5:30
FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY GRACE COVENANT BAPTIST CHURCH — 912 11th Ave. Tuesday 6 p.m. Hugh L. Dent, Pastor. 662-243-7076. p.m., Thursday 8:30 a.m., and Annunciation Catholic
1131 Lehmberg Rd., Columbus • 662-328-1808 S. Sunday 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Pastor Sammy Burns. 662- FOURTH STREET MB CHURCH — 610 4th St. N. Sunday School (during the school year). Father Jeffrey Waldrep,
328-1096 School 9 a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m., Wednesday Bible Priest.
GREENWOOD SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH — 278 Study 7 p.m. Rev. Jimmy L. Rice, Pastor. 662-328-1913 CHRISTIAN
East between Gattman & Amory. Sunday School 10 a.m., FRIENDSHIP MB CHURCH — 1102 12th Ave. S. Sunday FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH — 811 N. McCrary. Larry
Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7:15 p.m. Rev. School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Dr. Ferguson, Interim Pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.,
John Walden, Pastor. 662-356-4445 Stanley K. McCrary, Pastor. 662-327-7473 or 662-251-4185 Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Steens. Bible Study 10:30 a.m., Worship 9:15 a.m. and 6 Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:15 a.m., Wednesday 7 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH — 720 4th Ave. N. and
p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. 662-328-1668 a.m. Donald Henry, Pastor. 8th St. N. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m.
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., AWANA Rd., Ethelsville, Ala. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 CALEDONIA CHURCH OF CHRIST — Main St.,

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

Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Freddie Edwards, Pastor. Sunday Worship 5:30 p.m. Lee Poque, Pastor. 662-889- Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Steve Blaylock, Pastor. 662-328-
JEWISH 8132 1750

Friday 7:30 p.m. 662-329-5038 — 1472 Blocker Rd., Starkville. Sunday School 10 a.m., BEERSHEBA CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN
Universalist Worship 11 a.m., 2nd Sunday Morning Worship 9 a.m. CHURCH — 1736 Beersheba Rd., New Hope Community. Offering independent living apartments, personal
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST — Meeting at Temple B’nai Pastor Kenyon Ashford.
Rev. Tim Lee, Pastor. Sunday Worship 10 a.m., Church care/assisted living suites, and a skilled nursing home
Israel, 1301 Marshall, Tupelo, every 1st & 3rd Sunday. 662- FIRST CALVARY FAITH AND FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN
School 11:15 a.m., Wed. Mid Week 6 p.m. 662-327-9615 300 Airline Road • Columbus, MS • 327-6716
620-7344 or CENTER — 247 South Oliver St., Brooksville. Prayer
COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (EPC) — 515 “Our Bottom Line Is People”
LUTHERAN Saturday 5:30 p.m., Bible Study 6 p.m., Sunday School
FAITH EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (WELS) — 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Pastor David T. Jones,III. Lehmberg Rd., East Columbus. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.,
Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 4 p.m.
Hunting • Fishing
Hwy. 45 N. and 373. Sunday School/Bible Class 3:45 p.m., 601-345-5740 Working Or Stepping Out — We Have A Complete
Worship 5 p.m. 662-356-4647 FULL GOSPEL MINISTRY — 1504 19th St. N. Sunday John Richards, Pastor. Line Of Clothing For You And Your Family
18th Ave. N. Sunday School 9 a.m.. Worship 10 a.m. Stan
School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Rev. FIRST CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH —
2698 Ridge Rd. Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Worship 10:30
Oktibbeha County Co-Op
Maxine Hall, Pastor.
a.m., Adult Choir 4 p.m. Youth Group 5 p.m., Bible Study 5 Check Out Our Boot & Cap Section
Clark, Pastor. 662-327-7747 GENESIS CHURCH — 1820 23rd St. N., Sunday School
MENNONITE 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Darren p.m.; Monthly Activities: CPW Circle #2 (2nd Tue. 4 p.m.), 662-323-1742
FAITH MENNONITE FELLOWSHIP — 2988 Tarlton Rd., Leach, Pastor. Ladies Aid (3rd Tue. 2 p.m.); Weekly Activities: Exercise 201 Pollard Rd., Starkville
Crawford. Sunday Worship 10 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m., HOUSE OF LIFE FREEDOM MINISTRY — 1742 Old West Class Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. Rev. Luke Lawson,
2nd & 4th Sunday Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Point Rd. Worship 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Pastor. 662-328-2692
Kevin Yoder, Senior Pastor. Donnell Wicks, Pastor. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH — 3200 Bluecutt Rd.
METHODIST HOUSE OF RESTORATION — Hwy. 50. Sunday School, Worship 10 a.m., Youth Group Sundays 11 a.m., Adult Choir
ARTESIA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 50 Church 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 Wednesdays 6 p.m., Fellowship Suppers-3rd Wednesdays
Street, Artesia. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. a.m., Pastors, Bill and Carolyn Hulen. 6 p.m. B.J. Chain, Pastor.
and 7th St. N. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:40
Street, Caledonia. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. 10:30 a.m.; Service 11:45 a.m., Tuesday 7:30 p.m., Friday
John Longmire, Pastor. 7:30 p.m., Prayer Mon., Wed. and Fri. noon. For more a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday Fellowship Supper 5:30 p.m.,
CLAIBORNE CME CHURCH — 6049 Nashville Ferry Rd. information call Bishop Ray Charles Jones 662-251-1118, Bible Study 6 p.m. Rev. Todd Matocha, Pastor.
E. 2nd and 4th Sundays - Sunday School 10a.m., Worship Patricia Young 662-327-3106 or 662-904-0290 or Lynette MT. ZION CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH —
11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays - 3 p.m., Williams 662-327-9074. 3044 Wolfe Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.
CONCORD INDEPENDENT METHODIST CHURCH — Hwy 69 S. Sunday 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Sunday School THE SALVATION ARMY CHURCH — 2219 Hwy. 82
1235 Concord Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. 10 a.m., Tuesday 7 p.m. Pastor R.J. Matthews. 662-327- East. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship Service 11 a.m.,
Robert L. Hamilton, Sr., Pastor. 1960 Wednesday Men’s Fellowship, Women’s Fellowship 5:30
COVENANT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 618 31st LIFE CHURCH — 419 Wilkins Wise Rd. Sunday Worship p.m., Thursday Character Building Programs 5:30 p.m.,
Ave. N. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Eugene 10 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. For more information, call 662- Majors Alan and Sheryl Phillips, Commanding Officers.
Bramlett, Pastor. 570-4171 SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
Crawford. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. and service 10 a.m. Luther King Drive, Starkville. Sunday Worship 11 a.m., 301 Brooks Dr. Saturday Service 9 a.m., Sabbath School
Kathy Brackett, Pastor. 662-364-8848 Pastor Apostle Lamorris Richardson. 601-616-0311
10:30 a.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m. Ray The McBryde Family
Elsberry, Pastor. 662-329-4311
School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Rev.
Carl Swanigan, Pastor.
Jefferson St., Macon. Sunday Service 10 a.m., Wednesday
Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Johnny Birchfield Jr., Senior Pastor.
SALEM SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST — 826 15th St. N. 1120 Gardner Blvd. • 328-5776
Saturday Sabbath School 9:30 a.m., Divine Worship 11
FIRST INDEPENDENT METHODIST — 417 Lehmberg Rd. 662-493-2456 E-mail:
Sunday bible study at 10:15 and morning worship at 11 a.m. NEW BEGINNING EVERLASTING OUTREACH a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Roscoe Shields, Pastor. 662-
Minister Gary Shelton. MINISTRIES — Meets at Quality Inn, Hwy. 45 N. (Every 1st 327-9729
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 602 Main St. and 3rd Sunday) Sunday School 10 a.m., Bible Study 10:30 APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 8:45 & 11 a.m., Vespers & a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Pastor Robert Gavin, 662-327-9843 TRUE FAITH DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES APOSTOLIC
Communion 4 p.m. (beginning Nov. 4) Rev. Jimmy Criddle, or 662-497-3434. CHURCH — 3632 Hwy. 182 E. Sunday School 10:30 a.m., • RECYCLING SINCE 1956 •
Lead Pastor. Rev. Anne Russell Bradley, Associate Pastor. NEW COVENANT ASSEMBLY — 875 Richardson. Sunday 11:30 a.m., Tuesday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Specializing in industrial accounts
Rev. Aislinn Kopp, Associate Pastor. 328-5252 Worship Service Sunday 10:30 a.m. Bruce Morgan, Pastor. Noon, Wednesday 7:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 p.m. 662-328-8176 973 Island Rd. 1-800-759-8570
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