April 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Now there are five

For the first time since the Miller County Board of Education (BOE) member in District Three, Andy Spooner, resigned as of February 6, due to him moving from that district, the BOE has been short. More...

Community

News Around Us

Blountstown - One of two Ohio teens apprehended by Calhoun County authorities Monday night is facing charges after allegedly assaulting officers. More...

Davis Elected Psi State Officer

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to announce that Mrs. Jo S. Davis of Blakely has been elected to the office of Psi State (Georgia) first vice president for the 2007- 2009 biennium. More...

Colonel Jiley E. McNease, USAF

Colonel Jiley E. McNease graduated cum laude from both Troy State University in 1978 with a bachelor's degree and from AF Institute of Technology (AFIT) in 1986 with a master's degree. More...

School & Sports

Colquitt duo places third in fishing tournament

Two Colquitt anglers were $450 richer Saturday afternoon after they captured third place in the R & R Outdoor Promotions Bass Tournament on Lake Walter F. More...

Georgia Generals take championship

The Georgia Generals were tournament champions in the USSSA 11u South Alabama "Battle of the Bats" in Dothan, AL, on Apr. 21-22. More...

MILLER COUNTY B A S E B A L L

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Entertainment

Whether By Dance, March Or Dive, Educational Films Can Be Fun For All

(NAPSI)-When it comes to moviegoing, more and more families are seeking alternative entertainment experiences that contain a healthy dose of good old-fashioned family fun-and have educational value. More...

Favorite Swamp Gravy songs are featured in a brand new production

Swamp Gravy Songbook Brings Your Favorite Songs to the Stage

Every song tells a story and now a brand new story has come out of your favorite songs from the past 14 Swamp Gravy productions. Swamp Gravy Songbook: Comin' Down Like Rain is a brand new professional production featuring local talent. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It was a great week-

Talking about a class act, Colquitt was it last week. There were several MCHS class reunions in town, and I got to see some folks that I hadn't seen in years. It's always good to see old and new friends. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

GREEN MEAT ON THE MENU AGAIN

It was fall. We were young. Life was good. But on occasion it was boring, which explains why, on a clear, cool Friday evening, my college chums and I headed to the Pike County, Alabama, Fair. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

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BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 Birthdays: Melissa Grimsley, Emmie Daniels, Donnell Lane, Mandi Masters Mock, Glenda Nagy, Kathy Bailey, Gerald Garland, Leroy Toliver; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. More...

'Coach' comes to Colquitt

It was one historic day for Colquitt and Colquitt First Baptist Church. On Wednesday, April 18, the City of Colquitt and Colquitt First Baptist Church were visited by the University of Georgia's head football coach, Mark Richt. More...

Robbers arrested

When these two suspects were arrested, a number of armed robbery/shooting cases were solved in several counties and two states. The two suspects were stopped, and a gun fitting the description of one used in the crimes was found. More...

Spring Athletes recognized at Everett Field

The 2007 baseball, golf, and tennis athletic seniors were recognized Friday evening prior to the last regular home baseball game of the season. These 14 seniors were honored for their contributions to our Miller County High School. More...

Religion

First-time Ushers

A little boy in church for the first time watched as the ushers passed around the offering plates. When they came near his pew, the boy said loudly, "Don't pay for me, Daddy. I'm under five." More...

Inspiration

'Building More Than Buildings'

We have been involved in renovating our church in recent weeks. Work has been done on the inside and outside to make it look better and function more efficiently. I find it exciting watching people pulling together for a common cause. More...

Jesus is Lord

Charles Colson, convicted for his involvement in the Watergate scandal as an assistant to President Richard Nixon, writes: "When I am challenged on the resurrection, my answer is always that the disciples and 500 others gave eyewitness accounts of More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

ARRESTS Wanda R. Wilkerson of Colquitt was charged with driving while license withdrawn on April 17, 2007. David Alan Lane of Donalsonville was charged with probation violation on February 27, 2007. JaMichael D. More...

public safety report

22 April 800C Escort, Inland +Escort, Ron-Cam +Shots fired, Milford St. +Traffic stops 4x +Clear parking lot, Ron-Cam +Clear parking lot, Milford St. More...

Thieves caught

On April 12, 2007, Sheriff Buddy Glass met with Chief Deputy Terry Williams and Captain Shane Rathel of the Miller County Sheriff's Office. More...

Living & Style

Military testing

A soldier was asked to report to headquarters for assignment. The sergeant said, "We have a critical shortage of typists. I'll give you a little test. More...

Kimmins, Pickren plan wedding

The Kimmins' children are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their mother, Dorothy Miller Kimmins of Brinson, to Charles Ashley (C.A.) Pickren of Lake Seminole. More...

Reeves, Vincent wed in Hawaii

Beth Reeves and Jamie Vincent, both of Cumming, were united in marriage on November 21, 2006, in the Grand Bahamas. Beth is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Reeves, and Jamie is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vincent, all of Cumming. More...

Obituaries

COY JONES JR.

Coy Jones Jr. died April 14, 2007. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Saint Mary Missionary Church in Colquitt with the Rev. William Morris officiating. Interment followed in New Hope/St. Mary's Cemetery. More...

EDNA SHELLEY EASOM

Mrs. Edna Shelley Easom, age 86, of Macclenny, FL, died Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at her residence. Mrs. Easom was born in Houston County, AL, on February 14, 1921, to the late Bonie and Lorraine Daring Shelley. More...

JAMES CLARK SHEPARD JR.

James Clark Shepard Jr., age 68, of Quitman passed away Friday, February 16, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Shepard was born in Miller County to James Clark Sr. and Minnieolia Barbaree Shepard. More...

Health

Autism Advice For Parents

Grace Hanusin is a certified occupational therapy assistant from Niagara Falls, New York. She reads this column in the Niagara Wheatfield Tribune. More...

Investigational cancer drug targets critical proteins

A drug under study to treat various cancers selectively kills cancer cells because of its affinity for a modified version of a critical heat shock protein they contain, researchers have found. More...

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed the birthday party by Bellview FWB Church. Thanks for the music by Ms. Gayle Grimsley and Mrs. Vina Rathel. The residents enjoyed the Mayhaw Festival Parade. More...