June 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Principal honored by school and parents

At the conclusion of the first grade honors day program on May 17, 2007, Kim Widner and Angela King presented yearbook dedication in honor of Mr. Kent Richardson, principal at Miller County Elementary School. Mrs. More...

Community

Bailey wins State Sunburst Pageant

Bailey Rhea Franklin, 10-month-old daughter of Tabb and Patti Franklin competed in the State Sunburst Pageant in Atlanta. The pageant was held on May 20, 2007. More...

Walmart milk dangerous?

Mitzi Lyons and her husband Kyle live in Gainesville, TX Their daugther, Marissa, has been experiencing menstrual problems (bleeding every day) for three years and within the last year she started producing milk (lactating). More...

LIBRARY NEWS by Catherine Vanstone

The "King of Magic" is Coming! Here's what actor and comedian Jeff Foxworthy had to say about Magician King Chapman: "King, my kids just rave about you!" And you can see why at the James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library on June 12th at 4 pm. More...

School & Sports

MCES fourth nine weeks Honor Roll

First Grade 4th 9 weeks Honor Roll Principal's Honor Roll Regan Bellflower, Michaela Colgan, Olivia Craft, Will Durham, Victoria Fleet, Seth Horne, Simone Jackson, Lyla Jones, Megan Meszaros, Malloy Middleton, Miller Pickle, Jasmine Rainey, More...

Rentz children recieve honors

John Johnson Elementary in Bainbridge handed out awards on May 25. Second grader, Rachel Rentz, received certificates for all A Honor Roll and excellence in reading. More...

Seminole Ramlins

The annual "June Bug" Kids Tournament was held this past Saterday in a misting rain and near 70 kids with parents, to fish. It was just enough to make the gnats go away, so it was rite comfortable. More...

Obituaries

Katie Williams Cross

Mrs. Katie Williams Cross, age 92, of Clarkston, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Odyssey Hospice House. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 31, at 2:00 p.m. at Evans-Skipper Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Billy Dawson officiating. More...

CLARENCE WALL WOMBLE

Mr. Clarence Wall Womble, age 65, of Colquitt died Friday, May 25, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Graveside services were held Sunday, May 27, at 4:00 p.m. in Bush Cemetery with Rev. Sterling Jones officiating. More...

Winnie Dean Josey

Mrs. Winnie Dean Josey, age 87, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away on Thursday, May, 24, 2007, at Jacksonville Beach Baptist Hospital. Graveside services were held Monday, May 28, at 11:00 a.m. in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

Health

Make Your Favorite Foods Calorie Friendly

(NAPSI)-Americans are always hungry for tips that take the mystery out of cooking healthy versions of their favorite indulgence foods. More...

Nursing Home News

This past week music by the Mt. Zion fellowship and David Bracewell was enjoyed. The residents enjoyed looking at the movie, "Grumpier Old Men," and eating popcorn and also enjoying sitting on the porch. More...

Eat healthier, spend less money

A grocery list and a little preplanning can lead to a lower food bill and a healthier diet, a University of Georgia expert says. More...

Thank God for the rain

There were reports that an expansive weather system which was Tropical Storm Barry dropped more then five inches of rain Saturday on the drought-stricken coastal area of Georgia, prompting flood watches for the Coastal Empire by mid-afternoon. More...

Gas Prices

The price of gas goes up and down, mostly up. The price of gas around the globe might make you feel a little better until you get to the last of this article that just came in. More...

Savvy Seniors enjoy last breakfast

One of the best bargains in the county came to an end last Thursday, May 31, as the Senior Breakfast meeting came to a close for the summer. More...

Religion

'Just Believe'

"Just believe." Only two short, simple and familiar words, yet they challenge us to the core when applied to our relationship with God. More...

Card of Thanks

In our time of grief and sorrow, words cannot express our gratitude for all the love and concern shown to us during the sudden loss of our beloved one. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Disorderly Conduct On Saturday, June 2, 2007, Deputy Ken Kirkland responded to 69 Nix Road in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, he noticed the suspect, Josh E. More...

Public Safety Report

May 25 800S - Suspicious vehicle, Taylor St. +Loud music, Dancer St. 800K - Vehicle stop, Crawford St. +Disturbance, Bethel St. +Vehicle accident, hospital +Arrest, Dancer St. +Assist motorist, Main St. +Traffic control, Perry St. More...

"Commissioner's Cut"

Miller County has 286 miles of dirt roads. Dirt road safety, especially in dry weather, is something we all need to think about. The speed limit on a dirt road unless otherwise posted is 35 mph. More...

Living & Style

Mrs. Julia Tassie Grimsley turns 91

This year was a very special Mother's Day for Tass Grimsley. Not only was she honored for being such a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she celebrated her 91st birthday. More...

Kitchens, Breckenridge exchange vows

Emily Kathryn Breckenridge and Gregory Orman Kitchens were united in marriage on March 31, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. at Steam Mill Plantation in Donalsonville with the Rev. Glenn Martin officiating the ceremony. More...

Dear Senator

Dear Senator Sarbanes, As a native Marylander and excellent customer of the Internal Revenue Service, I am writing to ask for your assistance. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle 'This to shall pass.'

This article was changed late Monday night after I received a FAX that there was going to be a called meeting of the Miller County Board of Education on Tuesday, June 5. More...

Political Cartoon

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+ Hi, my name is Rose +

The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn't already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. More...