September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Kathryn Turley receives white coat

Mr. and Mrs. Byron Reynolds of Roanoke, AL, recently attended the "White Coat Ceremony" of their daughter, Kathryn Turley. The ceremony, held on August 9, 2007, at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, in Huntington, W.Va. 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...

Ancient bone found in Miller County

This very large vertebra was discovered in an area near Spring Creek recently. It is thought to be the single vertebra of a pre-historic shark or whale. The vertebra weighed between 15-20 pounds. More...

Community

Dear God, I'm from Miller County

"Dear God, I'm from Miller County, Georgia, and it would be a dream come true to go to Broadway to see The Color Purple." These were words spoken by me. More...

Proudly They Serve

Air Force Airman Justin W. Chesnut has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Proudly They Serve

Air Force Airman 1st Class Krista L. Morrison has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

School & Sports

Warriors massacre Fullington Trojans

The Fullington Academy Trojans came to Damascus Friday night to play the Warriors. Last season's game against Fullington was a close game that was not decided until the last play of the game. This year was the total opposite. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

WHOEVER SAID SQUIRREL HUNTING IS EASY?

Well, in just about a month and a half, it'll be time for me to go squirrel hunting. I can hardly wait. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

All menus are subject to change!

BREAKFAST (Elementary) (Middle/High) Thursday September 20 Friday September 21 Monday September 24 Tuesday September 25 Wednesday September 26 LUNCH (Elementary) (Middle/High) Thursday September 20 More...

Entertainment

American Pride

A recent study found the average American walks, on average, about 900 miles per year. Another study found Americans drink, on average, 22 gallons of beer a year. That means, on average, Americans get about 41 miles to the gallon. More...

This is what marriage is really all about

He ordered one hamburger, one order of French fries and one drink. The old man unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half. He placed one half in front of his wife. More...

The drinks are on me

This guy staggers into a bar and shouts, "A double whisky please, barman, and a drink for everyone here, and while you're at it, have one yourself." "Well, thank you, sir," says the barman and proceeds to pour everyone their drinks. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Let us pray

With all the mess going on, last week turned into a good one for a change. My first wife told me that we were going to see our baby daughter and our youngest grandson as soon as we got the papers in the racks and into the post office on Tuesday. More...

Political Cartoon

   More...

My Kind Of Elected Official

BY Alex McRae

According to my strictly unscientific calculations, there are approximately 3,000 people running for president of the United States. Right now, I'm not excited about a single one. More...

Agriculture

Common insects affecting cabbage crops

Fall garden crops have many enemies

As fall nears, so does the time to plant cole crops like cabbage, collards, greens, broccoli and Brussels sprouts. Unfortunately, we're not the only ones who like the taste of greens on a cool fall night. So do insects. More...

Staying safe in the sun while working

Many people think a dark tan looks healthy, but in reality, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. The main cause of skin cancer is overexposure to the sun. More...

Coping with Farm Stress

Studies by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health show that farmers have the highest rate of death as a result of stress- related conditions. More...

Farming is still #1 to us

In a very recent news flash, it was reported that for the first time in 10,000 years, farming is not the dominant industry. More...

Two more suspects arrested in second drive-by shooting

According to the Miller County Sheriff's office, two more suspects have been arrested and charged with accessory to a crime in the ride-by shooting at the home of Anthony Duncan on September 3, at approximately 2:30 a.m. More...

We're sorry

For you subscribers who live over 20 miles outside of Miller County, we owe you our deepest apologies. In the past month, the United States Postal Service has once again changed the way that we can send our subscribers the Miller County Liberal. More...

Legend speaks to Lions

This might have been a first for the "Legend of the Outdoors." At a recent meeting, Jack Wingate, also known as the "Sage of Seminole," spoke to the Colquitt Lions Club members and guests without talking about fishing or Indians, of which he is a More...

Man arrested attempting to elude

On September 14, 2007 Miller County Sheriff Investigator Ben Nix was traveling south on St. Paul Church Road and observed a white Nissan Frontier traveling at a high rate of speed in a child-at-play area. More...

Religion

'GODLY CONTENTMENT'

Contentment with where we are and with what we have in life is not a popular way of living in our day. There is ongoing pressure to continually reach for more in life - more fame, more power, more things, more pleasure. More...

Excuse me, are you Jesus?

As you read this think about what you would do! "Excuse me, are you Jesus?" This is really powerful and makes one think! A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Suspended License On September 11, 2007 OfficerRichey was traveling southbound on Phillipsburg road when he noticed a vehicle traveling north at a high rate of speed. He checked the speed of the vehicle with the radar. More...

Domestic Violence a real problem

Did you know… •Domestic Violence is a learned behavior. •Domestic Violence occurs in every socio-economic level. •107 people died in the state of Georgia in 2004 as a result of Domestic Violence. More...

Public Safety Report

September 9 799G - Assist motorist • Speak with subject Sheriff's Office• Speak with subject via phone x 2 September 11 799R - Court, Courthouse • Put out funeral signs, Jeterville Rd. • Traffic stop, Crawford St. More...

Living & Style

Butler, Poe to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gowan and Mr. Curtis Butler Jr. of Colquitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelley Lynn Butler, to Jacob Kyle Poe, son of Lonnie Poe of Chatanooga, TN, and Brenda Nix of Panama City, FL. More...

Baker, Vickers engaged

Wayne and Sandra Harden of Donalsonville and Jimbo Merkison of Bainbridge announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Roxanne Michelle Baker, to Aaron Michael Vickers, son of Bobby and Cheryl Vickers of Reynoldsville. More...

Welcome Cooper!

Cooper Luke Williams is happy to announce the birth of his baby brother, Colin Ryder Williams. Colin was born on August 14, 2007, at 5:13 p.m. at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 ¼ inches long. More...

Obituaries

HESTER ROY MCKINSTRY, JR.

Mr. Hester Roy McKinstry, Jr., 79, of Colquitt, passed away September 14, 2007, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, September 16, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Dr. Carl Marshall and Rev. More...

CARL NASH

Mr. Carl Nash, age 43, of Colquitt passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 15, 2007, at 1:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Archie Crews and Rev. More...

DENVER LESLIE "DIMP" DAVIS

Mr. Denver Leslie "Dimp" Davis, 90, of Colquitt, passed away September 11, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services were held Friday, September 14, at 11:00 a.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Buren Womble officiating. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

The Miller Nursing Home has been keeping busy with their weekly activities, everything from bingo to group exercise. The sounds of music came from the dining room as the residents played their musical instruments during the rhythm band. More...

Seniors Serving Other Seniors As Care-givers

R. Waldo McBurney, America's Oldest Worker at 104, refuses to allow advancing age to slow him down. Many like him are helping to shatter the notion of traditional retirement.

(NAPSI)-As the first of the 77 million baby boomers have begun turning 60, retirement has started taking on a whole new meaning: Namely, today's seniors want to stay active, involved - and working. More...

Human case of West Nile Virus in Mitchell County confirmed

CAMILLA, Ga. - Southwest Georgia Public Health District Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant has announced that an 82-year-old Camilla resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Charity Day - South Mt. Zion Church of God, Saturday, September 22, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ribbon Cutting - Wednesday, September 26, 2:00 p.m. More...

BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Birthdays: David Martin, Belinda Bartow, Becky O'Neal, Andrew Sheffield, Jean Tully, Alan Jenkins, Ronnie Hand, George Price, Trey Jones, Buche Roberts, Shera Elyes Covington, Elaine McMillan; Anniversaries: More...