February 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Wreck injured three on county road

Three victims were injured in an auto accident Thursday, February 1, when the auto they were in hit a tree. The accident was reported to the 911 operator at approximately 4:13 p.m. that several people were injured on the Johnny Freeman Road. More...

Community

B e t h W h i t a k e r g r a d u a t e s f r o m T r o y U n i v e r s i t y

Elizabeth Ann Whitaker was among the 275 students who graduated in Fall 2006 at Troy University, Dothan, Alabama Campus. Beth graduated with her BS. in early childhood education. More...

Clenney named Executive Club Member

Randy Clenney of Colquitt was recently recognized as a Executive Club member for having $500,000 in annual sales last year. Mr. More...

The healing service

During a revival, the visiting charismatic evangelist asked anyone who had a need to come to the altar. Moving to the first person who came forward, the preacher asked, "Brother, what is your need?" "My hearing," the man replied. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

4 February 799D Assist, Hwy. 310 +Assist EMS, Griggs-Lucille Rd. +Unlock Vehicle, Dutch Cook Rd. 800F Busy, Jail +Escort 2x +Alarm, Hwy. 27 3 February 799D Unwanted Person, Kelly Rd. +Shots Fired, Grady Cobb Rd. More...

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

LOST CELL PHONE Timothy Daniel Roland of Colquitt stated he lost his cell phone on New Year's Eve and needed a report for insurance. Captain Daniel John Stone was the reporting officer. More...

Living & Style

Jones, Yates to marry

Benjie Jones and Paula Jones would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hanna Lynn Jones, to W.C. Yates III, son of W.C. Yates Jr. and Cyndi Yates. More...

Rathel, Linnenkohl to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Scil Rathel of Colquitt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Carla, to Burt Linnenkohl of Leesburg. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Linnenkohl of Moultrie and Mr. and Mrs. James Harper of Leesburg. More...

Calhoun, Rentz plan wedding

Ernie and Gail Grow and Mike and Jan Calhoun of Colquitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jane Calhoun, to Kevin Dennis Rentz, son of Dennis and Karla Rentz of Brinson. The wedding is planned for 6:00 p.m. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

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ROCKIN' RELIGION IN THE U.K.

"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em." That seems to be the new motto of the Church of England, which, after years of declining attendance, is trying to lure young people back to the pews with rock & roll. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAY CALENDAR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 Birthdays: Maxine Torbert, Jerry McNease, Becky Sheffield, Carlton Thomas, Milton Johnson, Richard Adams, Nicky Cooper, Jan Skipper, Tracy Lyn Cassell, Charles Dickens (1812) THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8 Birthdays: George Pa More...

AS YOU SEE IT

When is someone going to pick up that black shoe on Hwy. 27 toward Bainbridge? It's been there for months it seems! So what you're saying is people in the bottom were paid for their vote with a chicken dinner? More...

Two injured in ATV accident

A four-wheeler accident occurred Sunday, February 3, at approximately 4:30 p.m. A call came into the 911 office at approximately 4:41 p.m. that someone on Patterson Circle was involved in a four-wheeler accident. More...

What could be the problem?

It is like a stuck record, but since U.S. Highway 27 was five-laned through Colquitt, if there is a two inch or more fast rain, the highways fill with water. Thursday, February 1, was no exception. The rain came down, and the roadways filled up. More...

Religion

Inspiration

'Keep Knocking'

During a recent personal business encounter, I was reminded again that perseverance is a must. While what I was attempting to do appeared simple and easy, it was not without some obstacles and delays. More...

Smelly scraps or fresh food

Therefore, if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. (2 Corinthians 5:17) My wife and I had an unfortunate thing happen to us while visiting my grandparents a couple years ago. More...

Seeds of the sower

Little Sammy, age four, had surgery. It was necessary that he take his meals intravenously for a while. More...

School & Sports

First Miller County FFA Alumni Skeet Shooting Tournament held

The first Miller County FFA Alumni Skeet Shooting Tournament was held Saturday, February 3, at D&J Clay Shooting in Jakin. A total of 60 shooters competed in the event. More...

Pirates bring down Eagles

The Miller County Lady Pirates and Pirates traveled it seemed like forever last Friday. It seemed as if they were going to the "Swamp," but by some miracle, Manor, Georgia finally came into sight. More...

MCHS NEWS

Hey, FFA members! It has been a little chilly outside, and I hope everyone is staying warm. Rain might be headed our way and may decide to ruin our weekend, so plan accordingly! More...

Obituaries

MAGGIE LEIGH SMITH

Maggie Leigh Smith, 72, of Sylvester, died Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 1, at 1:00 p.m. in Sylvester with Rev. Jerry Cooper officiating. More...

RHODA ANN CODDINGTON

Mrs. Rhoda Ann Coddington, age 53, of Bainbridge died Sunday, February 4, 2007, at Southeast Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Mrs. Coddington was born January 17, 1954, in New York. She was a certified nurses' assistant at Memorial Hospital. More...

LEROY ROSEBOROUGH SR.

Mr. Leroy Roseborough Sr., age 66, of Colquitt died Friday, January 26, 2007. Mr. Roseborough was born November 16, 1940, to the late Jessie and Laura Roseborough Sr. He was married to Pearline Madge Roseborough. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed church by First Baptist and Grandma's Attic with Jane Wiggins. On Thursday we had fun doing a Valentine craft. On Friday everyone had a good time with the Hinkle Family from Texas. More...

Cost Savings And Safety Tips For Medicare Beneficiaries

Prescription drug costs don't have to be a huge burden for older Americans. The Medicare prescription drug plan has helped reduce costs for many. More...

Ways to avoid germs

submitted by: Lindy New scientific evidence is emerging that such germs have been linked to heart disease and even cancer. Do you have a program for limiting and reducing the number of germs that touch your body? More...