June 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

New Post Commander at GSP Post 14

The Georgia State Patrol Post 14 in Donalsonville has a new post commander. Sergeant Eddie Edwards recently took the helm of Post 14 when past Post Commander J.C. "Buddy" Johnson received the rank of Lieutenant. Sgt. More...

Community

Longs to celebrate Golden Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Troy Long of Bainbridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Saturday, June 30, 2007. Sara Elizabeth Mason and Troy Douglas Long were married on July 5, 1957. More...

Class of 1944 holds reunion

What fun! The 1944 graduating class of Miller County High School held its 63rd reunion at Helen's Pirates Cove on Friday, April 27, 200, starting at 5:30 p.m. More...

Hot tips to beat the heat

Newswise - The temperature is rising, and so is the risk for heat stroke. "Heat-related injuries can range from a relatively minor problem like heat cramps to a more serious condition like heat stroke, which can be fatal," says Dr. More...

Public Safety

Vehicle accident causes no injuries

On June 21, 2007, Monica Danette Close was traveling south on Hwy. 91 North. The vehicle exited the roadway on the southbound side. Close over-corrected the vehicle, causing it to rotate counter clockwise and cross both lines of traffic. More...

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Firearm Possession On June 21, 2007, Officer Dale Glover was dispatched to White's Bridge Road in reference to shots being fired. More...

Public Safety Report

June 17, 2007 800H - Escort, Milford St. June 18, 2007 800C - Fight, Main St. +Loud music, Milford St. 799R - Transport prisoners, Terrell County +Pick up paperwork, Courthouse +Grass fire, Kimbrel Rd. More...

Living & Style

Melton-Waller to wed

Krissy Anna Melton and Patrick Neil Waller announce their engagement. They will marry on July 21, 2007, at Southside Baptist Church in Albany. Ms. Melton is the daughter of Susan Melton of Albany and Clark Melton of Gordon, AL. More...

Anna Ryan Clements turns one!

Anna Ryan celebrated her first birthday with a princess party Saturday, May 12, at the home of her grandparents Lynwood and Denise English of Blakely. Anna Ryan is the daughter of Ryan and Jamie Clements of Pensacola, FL. More...

It's A Girl

Trae and Fran Fletcher are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Phara Grace Fletcher. Phara was born on March 14, 2007, at Coffee Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. More...

Obituaries

LUCILLE SPOONER DUTTON

Mrs. Lucille Dutton, age 91, of Donalsonville, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at Donalsonville Hospital. Funeral services were held on Friday, June 22, at 2:00 p.m. at Jakin United Methodist Church with Rev. Lynn Hurley and Rev. More...

BRITT DUNLAP

Mr. Britt Dunlap, age 57, of Jakin, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, at 11:00 a.m. at Jakin Freewill Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Mr. More...

MARVIN EUGENE "GENE" INGRAM

Mr. MarvinEugene "Gene" Ingram, age 85, of Donalsonville, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, June 22, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed a birthday party by Colquitt FWB Church. They are looking forward to Mt. Zion Fellowship and Temple Baptist Praise Band singing, reminiscing with Jane Wiggins. More...

Dot honored for her work

Sunday, June 24, 2007 a reception was held on the front sun porch of Miller Nursing home from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. honoring Doris C. "Dot" Wainright for her many contributions benefiting the hospital and nursing home of Colquitt, Miller County. More...

Skin Care Tips You Can Use

(NAPSI)-According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 15 million people in the United States are affected by eczema, a disease that causes dry, itchy and irritated skin. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

Vacation Bible School- Colquitt United Methodist - June 24-29 - 8:30-11:00 am 4th of July Spectacular Show - Emerald Lake RV Park June 30 - 8:00 p.m. More...

BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27 Birthdays: Aurelie Bentley, Don Wiley, Larry Calhoun, Brian Calhoun, Brook Messer, Kacie Moye, Benny Franklin, Marvin Amerison; Anniversaries: Willie and Nadine Calloway THURSDAY, JUNE 28 Birthdays: More...

Celebrate the 4th in Colquitt on Monday evening, July 2

If you want to have a good time, it is just a few days off. The biggest fireworks display that will be in this area will take place Monday, July 2. It's time for the Fabulous Fourth Celebration on July 2. More...

'We catch them right'

If you're looking for a sport that will make your heart beat faster and your feet move even faster, you might ought to talk to Brandon Chambless and Tommy Maine of Colquitt. More...

Religion

Inspiration

'When You Really Blow It'

All of us have messed up in some form or another. It could have been something huge or even illegal, but more likely in some subtle less noticeable way. Either way, it affects every one of us. How do we handle it when we really blow it? More...

Blessed in the cemetery

On an unusually cold day for southeast Louisiana, I was passing by the cemetery where my dad is laid to rest. I decided to visit the gravesite just to see if the perpetual caretakers were doing their job. More...

Speeding doesn't pay!

Jack took a long look at his speedometer before slowing down: 73 in a 55 zone. Fourth time in as many months. How could a guy get caught so often? When his car had slowed to 10 miles an hour, Jack pulled over, but only partially. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

TRAIL CAMERAS ENHANCE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

Wildlife photography is a popular outdoor activity. The use of trail cameras adds a whole new dimension to taking pictures of wildlife. As with conventional cameras, trail cameras come in many makes and models. More...

Local students attend summer leadership camp

Fourteen students from the Miller County FFA Chapter were part of more than 1200 students who attended FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp 2007 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

The cart path paving project will be completed this week. Approxi- mately 2000 linear feet of cart path has been laid. This has made the golfing experience at Crooked Oak much more enjoyable. More...

Entertainment

Lawyer's business card

A young lawyer was defending a wealthy businessman in a complicated lawsuit. Unfortunately, the evidence was against his client, and he feared the worst. More...

Unbelievable but true

- Bob Dougherty, a prankster, smeared glue on the toilet seat at the Home Depot store in Louisville, Colorado, causing Dougherty to stick to it when he sat down. More...

Rich man

When Dan found out he was going to inherit a fortune after his sickly father died, he decided he needed a woman to enjoy it with. So one evening he went to a singles bar where he spotted the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A time for law and order

People keep asking me how I'm doing, and what is going on. For you who haven't read the Liberal for the past few weeks, a lot is going on, and very little is being done about it. More...

Political Cartoon

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NOT SO WIDE OPEN SPACES

We already knew humans were destroying the planet by driving SUVs, taking plane flights and using air-conditioning. Now word arrives that we're also taking up too much space. Several recent articles blame the problem on single adults. More...

Agriculture

A Classic Southern Beauty Now Blooms In The North

(NAPS)- Flowering plants are one of the most popular ways to brighten the landscape of your home. Even in colder or dryer climates, something in the human soul calls for flowers to give a home beauty, grace and color. More...

Old disease coming back to haunt 'new' watermelons

Georgia farmers mostly grow seedless watermelons now because folks don't like to spit seeds anymore. But this has allowed an old, deadly plant disease to make a comeback, says a University of Georgia specialist. More...

GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION ANNOUNCES WILDFIRE STATUS

The Georgia Forestry Commission has announced that the south Georgia wildfires are more than 98% contained. More...