September 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates tame Cougars

It was a rainy night in Colquitt, Georgia, and a lot of fans were wondering if the game would be played between the Miller County Pirates and the Calhoun County Cougars. Guess what? They did play!! More...

Community

Ms. Pauline is 90 years young

Over 125 family members and friends gathered last Sunday, September 16, 2007, at the VFW on the Brinson Road Ms. Pauline was born September 15, 1917, to Rufus and Missouri McDowell. More...

Swamp Gravy beyond the stage

Submitted by Adrienne Betts Sally Whittaker Ash, a veteran Swamper, has quite a story to tell. Her story began in Cotton Hall, but has yet to end. She joined the Swamp Gravy cast in 1994. More...

MCHS Class of 1939 reunion held

The 68th reunion of the Miller County High School Class of 1939 was held on Saturday, September 15, 2007. The class met and had lunch at Helen's Pirates Cove Restaurant. The group met at 11:00 a.m. for a time of fellowship. More...

School & Sports

MCHS FBLA begins second year

The MCHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) has begun its second exciting year. We have had our first fund-raiser, a Krispy Creme doughnut sale. And, to everyone that bought a box, we appreciate your support. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Early Fall Woods Walk A Feel-Good Experience

Have you noticed it lately? Felt it, maybe? Have the mornings and evenings of the past week put you in an autumn mood? Me? Oh, yeah. You bet they have. More...

Seminole Ramlins

For those of you who like to keep up with Pam MartinWells, she finished in fourth place in Baton Rouge Red River Event, and she is 2 points from being Angler of the Year. What a great comeback for bass. Mr. W.C. More...

Obituaries

CAROLYN THOMPSON RODRIGUEZ

Mrs. Carolyn Thompson Rodriguez, 73, of Colquitt, passed away September 20, 2007, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 23, at Thompson Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Daniels and Rev. More...

CLYDE CONDRY MILLER

Mrs. Clyde Condry Miller, age 88, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, September 21, 2007, at Donalsonville Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with the Rev. More...

JOHNNY S. DARDEN, JR.

Johnny Sylvester Darden Jr., 26, of Colquitt passed away Sunday, September 16, 2007. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 22, at 1:00 p.m. at Spirit Filled International Temple with Pastor James Wooten officiating. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

The Miller Nursing Home had a week full of activities. The Union Baptist Church held the monthly birthday party for the residents who have birthdays during the month of September. We also had fun with our ladies' and men's clubs. More...

Alzheimer's disease is tough

The Miller County Hospital Senior Breakfast Thursday, September 20, was enjoyed by a large crowd of seniors. More...

DHR urges older adults to protect themselves from mosquito bites

ATLANTA (GA) - Of the 20 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Georgia this year, 15 have been over age 50, according to state health officials. More...

It's going to be great

Swamp Gravy's 15th Anniversary

The overflow crowd at the Colquitt Lions Club not only received a great lunch, but was entertained with a "smidgin" of things to come as Swamp Gravy opens for the 15th year of telling our stories to the world. More...

Williams chargedwith child molestation

Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Alton Brock has arrested 41-year-old Calvin Williams of Colquitt and charged him with child molestation. Calvin Williams is a registered sex offender convicted in November 1992 for child molestation. More...

Miller County man hospitalized withWestNile Virus

A 78-year-old city of Colquitt, Miller County resident, Lamar Brooks, has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), Southwest Georgia Public Health District Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant announced today. More...

Religion

- Faith and Deeds-

I am a mother of three (ages 14, 12, 3), and have recently completed my college degree. The last class I had to take was sociology. The teacher was absolutely inspiring with the qualities that I wish every human being had been graced with. More...

Seeds of the sower

One day a man asked Herbert Hoover, "Mr. President, can you state in one sentence the secret of your success?" With the help of God, he answered, "I never gave up! More...

'LET GOD BE THE JUDGE'

Inspiration

Recently I read the results of a survey from Lifeway Research that investigated the reasons that people leave one church to move to another. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Accident On September 17, 2007, Gloria Ann March of Tallahassee, FL, was traveling South on Hwy. 39 N. when a dog entered into the path of her vehicle. The collision could not be avoided. More...

It could have been worse

On September 21, 2007, Mr. Ken Pearce of Columbia, AL, was traveling in the far left lane, and Jamey D. Glass of Colquitt was traveling in the inside lane, both heading north. Mr. More...

Lie clocks in heaven

A man died and went to Heaven. As he stood in front of the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks behind him. He asked, "What are all those clocks?" St. Peter answered, "Those are Lie-Clocks. Everyone on earth has a Lie-Clock. More...

Living & Style

Wells, Roberts exchange wedding vows

Whitney Danielle Roberts and Nicholas Jacob Wells were united in marriage on August 25, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. at the Tarrer Inn in Colquitt. The beautiful morning ceremony was officiated by Rev. William Smith and was an intimate family celebration. More...

Welcome, Laney Daniel!

Jay and Angela Daniel happily announce the adoption of their daughter, Laney Cynthia ZiQian Daniel. Laney was born on October 18, 2006, in Yangjiang City, China, and was placed in the arms of her adoption parents on June 30, 2007. More...

Welcome, Colin!

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...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Age is a blessing in some ways

When you become the "old folks," what you do really does make a difference, I hope. All of my life, I have had older people to tell me what to do, how to do it and when to do it. More...

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Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

He crept into our lives with the first breath of fall. Uninvited, unwelcome and unholy, he was a visitor no one wanted, a stranger we can't wait to see leave. I call him Osama bin Kitty. With any luck, I'll soon call him Osama Done Gone. More...