October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Turkey hunting and my Lord

Retired Georgia Forest Ranger Wallace Phillips enjoys hunting turkey almost as much as he enjoys witnessing for his Lord. In fact, he talks about how he became a turkey hunter and how he shares the love of the sport with others. More...

Community

Rep. Maddox honored by GAEMS

Bainbridge: Representative Gene Maddox was recently honored by the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS), a statewide association representing over 14,000 EMS professionals in Georgia. More...

Miller County Retired Educators Association meets

The Miller County Retired Educators Association met at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Helen's Pirates Cove Restaurant with 19 members and three visitors present. More...

Woman killed by alligator

The death of an elderly Canadian woman who was killed by an alligator on Skidaway Island, approximately 12 miles south of Savannah, is a tragic reminder that Mother Nature is a harsh mistress. More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors cannot tame the Wildcats

The SGA Warriors (5-1) traveled up to Woodbury to play the Flint River Academy Wildcats (5-0) Friday night. More...

Taylor Widner wins Overall Reserve Grand Champion Gilt

Congratulations go to the following swine exhibitors for their participation in the Georgia National Fair Hog Show held in Perry this past weekend: Daniel Allen, Becky Bodrey, Katie Cofty, Nikki Griffin, Henley Haire, Hillary Harrell, Briar Johnson More...

Henry competes at Georgia National Fair

Will Henry exhibited his Angus Heifer at the Georgia National Fair's Jr. Heifer Show on October 4 and 5. Will showed in showmanship on Friday and placed fifth in breed class on Saturday with his January Angus Heifer. More...

Obituaries

JOHN THOMAS CLENNEY

Mr. John Thomas Clenney, 93, of Colquitt passed away October 12, 2007, at Early Memorial Nursing Home in Blakely. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 15, at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Merritt, Rev. More...

EULA NORA HOUSTON

Mrs. Eula Nora Houston, 78, of Monroe, LA, formerly of Colquitt, passed away October 12, 2007, at Oak Woods Home for the Elderly in Mer Rouge, LA. Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 15, at Colquitt City Cemetery with Dr. More...

MYRTLE LOUISE "TENCE" BROWN KING

Mrs. Myrtle Louis"Tence"BrownKing,age 81, of Colquitt died Tuesday, October 9, 2007, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Lane was born October 24, 1925, in Houston County, Alabama. 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 the residents enjoyed the Miller County Fire Department. They refreshed the residents' memories about firesafety tips. The Fire Department also gave the residents pencils, coloring books and hats which they enjoyed so much. More...

Flu season preparedness nothing to sneeze at

(Atlanta) - Emergency preparedness means more than developing a family disaster plan and stocking a disaster supplies kit. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS ___________________________

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Joyce's Jog - Saturday, October 20 - Fall Festival in Donalsonville Fall Festival - Wednesday, October 24, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. More...

birthdays and calendar of events

Wednesday, OCTOBER 17 Birthdays: Joy Newton, J.A. Lewis, Natalie McDaniel Dunaway, Mark Freeman Jr., Gloria Jenkins, Horace Worsley, Jordan Callan; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. More...

Pvt. First Class Roland prepares for Iraq

Private First Class Christopher Roland is home on leave after five months at base in Ft. Polk, Louisiana. The private arrived home on Saturday, October 13, to a very excited group of family and friends. More...

BC student arrested for terroristic threats

The Decatur County Sheriff's Department officers announced that 20-year-old Pamela Ann McGriff of Cairo was arrested and charged with three counts of making terroristic threats. More...

Taxe$ hard to explain-harder to pay

If you haven't received your 2007 tax bills, from the City of Colquitt, the Miller County Commissioners and the Miller County Board of Education, you can either thank the Lord, or check with the U.S. More...

Religion

Inspiration

'Stay Open to Opportunity'

If we remain alert, God will allow us to do something positive everyday. Opportunity is not just about self--it is about what we can do for others, too. More...

•••••One•••••

One - Being a single entity, unit, object, or being, characterized by unit; undivided, have the same kind of quality. America is one of the most amazing countries in the world. More...

How dry is it?

It's so dry here in southeastern North Carolina that the Baptists are starting to baptize by sprinkling; the Methodists are using wet- wipes. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Criminal Trespass On October 14, 2007 OfficerBrad Cox responded to Wallace Newberry Road in reference to property being damaged. Upon arrival, OfficerCox made contact with the victim, Pat Sweitzer. More...

Pataula Drug Task Force makes arrests

On Thursday, September 27, 2007, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Colquitt Police Department was called to the shoplifting report at the Pic-N-Save on Highway 27 South, Colquitt. More...

The accident

To my darling husband, Before you return from your trip, I just want to let you know about the small accident I had with the pick-up truck when turned into the driveway. More...

Living & Style

Donley, Bishop exchange wedding vows

Abbey A. Bishop and Michael E. Donley were joined in marriage in March, 2007, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Mike and Abbey met in Denver, Colorado, at work; both are employed by the Boeing Company. More...

Aaah, the Golden Years!

A row of bottles on my shelf Caused me to analyze myself. One yellow pill I have to pop Goes to my heart, so it won't stop. A little white one that I take goes to my hands, so they won't shake. More...

Football explained by a blonde

A guy took his blonde girlfriend to her first Alabama football game. They had great seats right behind their team's bench. After the game, he asked her how she liked the experience. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Just a few flaws, well maybe more than a few

Someone once said "Time flies when you're having fun." Well, I must be having loads of fun, or time just flies if you stay busy and keep on keeping on. More...

Political Cartoon

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Uplifting Journey

The Book of Genesis tells us that, "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." I wouldn't be surprised to hear He spent most of his time on the mountains. More...

Agriculture

New crop growing in county

We knew it all along that Miller County is close to, if not the original Garden of Eden. Not only do we grow the best corn, peanuts and cotton in the world, a few new crops creep in every so often. More...