June 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Another 'calledmeeting' hiresnew MCESprincipal

Yet another "called meeting" for the Miller County Board of Education was held Monday, June 4, for Tuesday evening, June 5, at 7:00 p.m. More...

Baker County Bank robbed

Local, state and federal law enforcement officers are looking for a man who robbed a Baker County bank, Wednesday, June 6, at around 11:00 a.m. More...

Community

It really happened

Considering recent events in Colquitt, my little story will probably be anti-climatic; however, I'd like to pass it along, anyhow. I had taken a particularly long bike ride on Monday, so decided to take an easy, casual ride on Tuesday. More...

AnAir Force Father

Father's Day is a special day to honor our fathers. There are many fathers that bless their families each day, but we want to pay a special tribute to our father, Homer Powell Harrison Jr. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Puppet Show Curious Moon Puppets presents "Fish 'n' Ships" at the James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library on Tuesday, June 19, at 4 p.m. This exciting puppet show is like nothing you have ever seen before. More...

School & Sports

MCES second grade honors program

Congratulations to all the award winners! More...

Scholarships provided by MCREA

Members of the Miller County Retired Educators' Association have chosen to demonstrate their continuing support of education by providing two types of scholarships to students. More...

Third graders receive dictionaries

Third graders at Miller County Elementary School were each given a dictionary on May 11, 2007. Funding for the project was provided by the Miller County Commissioners, the MCMS Junior Beta Club, More...

Entertainment

Cow givingbirth

A farmer was helping one of his cows give birth, when he noticed his four year old son standing at the fence, soaking in the whole event. The man thought to himself, "Great. He's four and I'm gonna have to start explaining the birds and the bees. More...

Alert! Alert!

This morning, from a cave somewhere in Pakistan, Taliban Minister of Migration, Mohammed Omar, warned the United States that if military action against Iraq continues, Taliban authorities will cut off America's supply of convenience store managers. More...

God, the golf coach

A golfer, now into his golden years, had a lifelong ambition to play the 17th hole at Sawgrass in Ponte Verde, FL, exactly the way the pros do it: The pros drive the ball out over the water onto the small green that is on a small spit of land. More...

Obituaries

DALTON GUNNER MOORE

Gunner Moore, 12, of Colquitt died Tuesday, June 5, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge. Gunner was born December 28, 1994, in Bainbridge. More...

WALTER NEAL HALL SR.

Mr. Walter Neal Hall Sr., age 78, of Donalsonville died, Tuesday, June 5, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Hall were held on Thursday, June 7, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

TERRY MCKENNEY

Mr. Terry McKenney, age 66, of Whitesburg, GA, died Friday, June 1, 2007. Funeral services were held Monday, June 4, at Rosehaven Chapel with Pastor Bill Wininger and Rev. Larry Jackson officiating. Interment followed in Carroll Memory Gardens. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed stories from Grandma's Attic by Ms. Jane Wiggins. Residents enjoy sitting on the porch talking with each other. The residents are looking forward to Mt. More...

Test Measures New Heart Disease And Stroke Risk Factor

(NAPSI)-Doctors have an important new test in the battle against heart attack and stroke. The PLAC test is a simple blood test that measures Lp-PLA2, a marker of inflammation in blood vessels that can lead to these cardiovascular diseases. More...

MCMS student killed in accident

A Miller County rising seventh grader was killed in a dirt bike accident Tuesday afternoon, June 5, 2007. More...

Dot will leave the end of the month

Dot Wainright will be leaving the Miller County Hospital and Nursing Home on June 30. Back in 1998, a county offi- cial called to see if Dot would help with the hospital. More...

COLQUITT WEATHER GUESS

Our weather prognostication is about as accurate as the next since we get our information off the net each Tuesday. More...

Religion

Inspiration

Strength for Fathers'

The name of the Old Testament prophet Ezekiel means "God Strengthens"--surely a fitting name for one who depended so much on the strength of God for the task he was called to perform. More...

++++Hello, God++++

Hello, God, I called tonight To talk a little while I need a friend who'll listen To my anxiety and trial. You see, I can't quite make it Through a day just on my own... I need your love to guide me, So I'll never feel alone. More...

Christians - by Maya Angelou

When I say... "I am a Christian, I'm not shouting "I'm clean livin'." I'm whispering "I was lost, now I'm found and forgiven." When I say... "I am a Christian," I don't speak of this with pride. More...

Public Safety

GSPcopter crashes

CEDARTOWN, Ga. More...

Public Safety Report

June 3 799G - Disturbance, Hwy. 39 June 4 799R - Vehicle fire, Bellview Rd. +Speak with subject via phone +Assist police department, ER 800K - Unwanted subject, E. Dancer St. +Vehicle stop, S. Milford St. +Vehicle stop, Crawford St. More...

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Deposit Account Fraud Jeana M. Scott was charged with deposit account fraud. Chris Scott was charged with deposit account fraud. Sherrlilyn Yvonne Spann was charged with deposit account fraud. More...

Living & Style

Rentz, Calhoun exchange vows

Amanda Jane Calhoun and Kevin Dennis Rentz were united in marriage on May 12, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. at Southwind Plantation in Bainbridge with Elder W. H. Phillips officiating the ceremony. More...

It's A Boy

Oliver Claxton would like to announce the birth of his brother, Thomas John "Jack" Claxton. Jack was born May 19, 2007, at 9:53 a.m. in Savannah, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long. More...

Roberts, Wells to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Roberts of Colquitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Danielle, to Nicholas Jacob Wells of Albany, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wells of Putney. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A good time to live or die

At times, this job of trying to get out a newspaper can be hazardous to your health as well as your freedom. My crew will want hazardous pay added if this keeps up. More...

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Agriculture

Strong winds damage barn and irrigation

A twister dropped down in the southeastern part of the county on Tuesday, June 5, 2007. The high winds hit Johnny Freeman Road damaging a barn and irrigation system belonging to Mark Griffin. More...