January 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

New Liberal website ready

Now, you can open the entire Miller County Liberal on our new millercountyliberal.com website. The new website, millercountyliberal.com is ready, kind of, for your viewing pleasure. More...

Three vehicle collision on Main Street; no injuries

Sometimes it just doesn More...

State, National and World News Shorts

President Gerald F o r d h e l p e d heal our nation More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A traffic stop made by a state trooper early on Saturday, December 23, led police officers to uncover a large amount of illegal drugs and cash, and to the arrest of three of the five men who had been in the car, according to Bainbridge More...

Dr. William H. Grimes celebrates 94th birthday

It was very appropriate that Dr. Billy Grimes spoke on the history of the Alert Sunday School Class at his church, First Baptist Church of Decatur, since he has been the teacher of the class since 1954. Dr. More...

U.S. Farm Bill Talking Points

The farm bill is a comprehensive legislation covering commodity, conservation, trade, and rural development programs. In addition, important nutrition programs such as food stamps are covered by the legislation. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

ACCIDENT Johnny B. Burney, Colquitt, was traveling south on Ann St. in a 2007 Peterbuilt 387. Burney struck power lines at the intersection of Ann and Jessie St. The vehicle pulled a service pole down on Jan St. and drug it down Jessie St. More...

Public Safety Report

28 December 800F Stolen Bike, Pine St. More...

It just ain’t that easy..

Only living in a small town would you see someone learning to ride a bike on the town square. Last Friday, Kim Andrews, with the help of her father, Thai, was practicing on her new bicycle. More...

Living & Style

Clenneys together for 71 years

John and Emma Lou Clenney celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on November 28, 2006. More...

Beauty in a Barn

A stranger came by the other day with an offer that set me to thinking. He wanted to buy the old barn that sits out by the highway. I told him right off he was crazy. More...

Bull and Brilliance

A wealthy old lady decides to go on a photo safari in Africa, taking her faithful aged poodle named Cuddles, along for the company. One day the poodle starts chasing butterflies and before long, Cuddles discovers that he More...

Health

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month celebrates giving the gift of life

The American Red Cross will start off the new year by celebrating National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, a tribute to all blood donors and a call-to-action for all eligible donors to give blood at least twice in 2007. More...

Nursing Home News

This past week the Residents enjoyed Church with FBC and we celebrated National Soup Month with Jane Wiggins. Jan 5th Colquitt United Methodist Church. Church with Richard Wright on Saturday. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAY CALENDAR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3 Birthdays: Telisa Taylor, Anita Collins, Fran Grant, Jason Jones, Tommy McVey, Wynn Lashley, Jimbo Grow, Nancy Davis, Hank Cook, Suzanne Griffin, David Bice, Eddie Whitaker, Gregg Grimsley; Reva Butler Anniversaries: Mr. More...

Mason twins celebrate 93rd birthday

When you mention party, these twins are always ready. If you tell them that there is going to be a bingo party, with prizes, they will find a way to get there. More...

Fire Department chosen one of the first GP Bucket Brigade winners

Cedar Springs - In a special announcement today, Georgia-Pacific named Colquitt-Miller County Fire Department in the first group of winners of special Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade More...

A look back at 2006

As the year 2007 begins, the news of 2006 is now history. To recap last year, here is summary of the articles found in the Miller County Liberal. This final glimpse of 2006 will appear in four installments, covering three months in each segment. More...

Gas prices vary from town to town

Lowest gas prices were taken from the following webpagehttp://autos.msn. com/everyday/gasstations. More...

Religion

Inspiration

"God With Us"

By now most of the gifts have been opened, parties have ended and our minds have started to retreat from the excitement and exhaustion of the many activities and demands of Christmas. But the reason for all the celebration remains--Jesus Christ. More...

Inspiration

"Continue to Celebrate

The gifts have been opened. The family gatherings of 2006 have become memories. The decorations have come down. Christmas is over. More...

Card of Thanks

On behalf of my family I would like to extend our sincere appreciation for your generous support during our time of need. The musical benefit was enjoyed by everyone and it was a great success. More...

School & Sports

Matt Bracewell graduates from C.S.U.

On Saturday December 16, 2006, Matt Bracewell graduated from Columbus Sate University (C.S.U.) with a Master of Education in Leadership. More...

ABAC names Dean's List

TIFTON--A total of 370 students were named to the 2006 fall term Dean More...

VSU dean’s list

Ashley Holt, a senior at Valdosta State University has been named to the dean More...

Obituaries

Norma Jean Smith Carter

Norma Jean Smith Carter, 72, of Bainbridge, died Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, January 5, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Scarborough officiating. More...

Mildred Mittie Houston

Mrs. Mildred Mittie Houston, 82, of Colquitt, GA passed away January 2, 2007 at Miller County Hospital. The visitation will be Thursday, January 4, 2007 from 6 til 8:00 P.M. at Colquitt Funeral Home. More...

RALPH ‘SONNY MAN’ PHILLIPS

Mr. Ralph More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Happy New Year! I wonder if they work?

I know that this is the time for everyone to make, and try to keep their New Year resolutions. That's a good idea, but when Christmas and New Year comes on a Monday, it makes for working just to get out another edition in a very few days. More...

Comic

Full Story

Send in the right inspectors

Have you noticed anything fishy about the inspection teams who have arrived in Iraq? They're all men! How in the name of the United Nations does anyone expect men to find Saddam's stash? More...