November 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local veterans honored on Veteran's Day

On Sunday, November 11, Bellview Free Will Baptist Church held a Veterans' Day service to honor Colquitt veterans. All known veterans were invited to attend and be a part of this special day. More...

Community

Retired educators meet

TheMiller County Retired Educators met at Miller County High School on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2008. Their meeting began at 11:30 a.m. in the high school cafeteria. More...

Christmas cards for military

The sons of the American Revolution wants to send Christmas cards to all active duty military personnel from Miller County. Please send addresses by mail or e-mail as soon as possible so that the Christmas cards can be sent soon. More...

Christmas lights at Spring Creek Park

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and Spring Creek Park is beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the days are being counted down for the official lighting of the lights. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

It's Time Now To Enjoy The Ride

I'm somewhere on a large south Georgia reservoir. I've been bass fishing all day. Since daybreak, I've boated three large-mouths: a six, an eight, and a nine. Pretty good, huh? No such luck. Those measurements are in inches. More...

Miller County exhibitors do well at fall shows

Congratulations go to the following Miller County exhibitors who participated and performed very well in the various hog shows held recently: Daniel Allen, Becky Bodrey, Buck Bodrey, Katie Cofty, Nikki Griffin, Henley Haire, Hillary Harrell, Briar More...

SGA Warriors' season ends

The SGA Warriors traveled to Thomasville to play Tiftarea and Valwood in a Kansas style playoff to determine the final playoff team from the GISA region 3AA. SGA played Tiftarea first. More...

Opinion

Just in time for Thanksgiving

I am thankful: For the wife who says it's hot dogs tonight, because she is home with me, and not out with someone else. For the husband who is on the sofa being a couch potato, because he is home with me and not out at the bars. More...

Dumbest Kid in the world?

A young boy enters a barber shop, and the barber whispers to his customer, "This is the dumbest kid in the world. More...

Duck hunting in the woods

Did you hear about the two guys who decided to try duck hunting? They bought new outfits and equipment and went out to a place in the woods where they heard the hunting was really good. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS ___________________________

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Second Round of Play-off s - Miller County Pirates vs. Wilcox County Patriots - Friday night, November 23, Wilcox County. More...

Pirates Scalp Redskins, 48 - 22

The first round of state playoffs began this past Friday night as the Miller County Pirates took on the Bryan County Redskins. More...

The movie- it's a wrap

"Speed, Marker, Take One, Action" was the echo that reverberated throughout Miller, Early, and Baker counties while cameras were rolling on The Lena Baker Story, a full-length feature film. More...

Religion

Why we give thanks!

The first Thanksgiving Day celebration was held in response to the survival by the Pilgrims of the particularly harsh winter of 1622/3. More...

'THE THANKFUL FEW'

As I take the rare step of slightly cracking open the door of my life for you, I confess a thought that I recently entertained as I lay upon my bed. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Damage to property On November 12, 2007, Offi- cer Chris Medina was dispatched to Hwy. 310 at Ace Mini Storage in reference to damage to property. More...

PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT

November 13 800E - Assist motorist, Crawford Street • Fire, Chinese Buffet • Unlock car, Perry Street • Unlock car, 4th Street • Crawford Street, Irate Customer November 14 800F - Assist vehicle, More...

One vehicle accident causes one injury

A one vehicle accident occurred Thursday, November 15, 2007, at approximately 8:00 p.m. Deborah F. Hall of Jakin was driving west on Georgia Highway 273 (Mayhaw Road) in a 2003 Mazda Tribute. More...

Obituaries

JANIE GRACE HUFSTETLER WHITTAKER

Ms. Janie Grace Hufstetler Whittaker, 81, of Moultrie, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2007, after an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday November 16, at Temple Baptist Church Chapel with Rev. Terry Webb, Rev. More...

TALLULAH "LUNETTE" LANE BAGGETT

Mrs. Tallulah "Lunette" Lane Baggett, age 86, of Troy, AL, formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2007, at Troy Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Friday, November 16, at 2:00 p.m. More...

LEROY ROBERTS

Mr. Leroy Roberts, age 54, of Colquitt passed away, Friday, November 9, 2007, at the Donalsonville Hospital. Funeral services were held on Friday November 16, at St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. William Morris officiating. More...

Health

November is National Diabetes Month

ATLANTA (GA) - November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death, and it affects millions of Americans of all ages. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents at the Miller Nursing Home started celebrating the holidays early beginning with Pumpkin Pie Day on Tuesday. This put our taste buds in gear for what was coming up. More...

Wild animals can carry rabies, warns health department

Positive cases of rabies have cropped up in several Southwest Georgia counties in recent weeks, says Miller County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Stan Johnson, adding that vaccinating pets and livestock and avoiding contact with More...