December 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual 'Toys for Tots' Gospel Sing a Huge Success!

On Saturday, December 1, the annual "Toys for Tots" gospel sing to benefit local foster kids through the Department of Family and Children Services was held at Flat Creek Baptist Church. More...

Community

A thank you from Chloe

Chloe and her family would like to thank everyone who helped to make the benefit golf tournament held on December 1 at the Donalsonville Country Club a great success. More...

Library News

NEW DVDS The Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library has a great collection of new DVDs available for checkout. More...

Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met December 4 at the Tarrer Inn for its annual Christmas party with 20 members attending. More...

School & Sports

SGA's Wilson selected to play in All-State Game

GISA All State Football player, Alex Wilson of Southwest Georgia Academy was selected to participate in the 26th annual Red vs. Blue All-star game. The game was played Saturday, December 8th in Macon at Mount DeSales. More...

MCES celebrates being drug-free

School students learned about the importance of being drug-free during the months of October and November. All students in grades PK-5 were taught the Too Good for Drugs Program through their guidance counselor, April Tabb. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

GESTURES NOT FOR ADULTS ONLY

It was not, by most shark standards, a really big fish. On modified bass tackle, however, the 4-foot, 20-plus pound shovelnose was gracious plenty for the young angler to handle. More...

Opinion

'I hate my job'

When you have an "I Hate My Job" day, try this: On your way home from work, stop at your pharmacy and go to the thermometer section and purchase a rectal thermometer made by Johnson & Johnson; be very sure you get this brand. More...

Happy Birthday!

"Hello, is this the Sheriff's Office?" "Yes. What can I do for you?" "I'm calling to report 'bout my neighbor, Virgil Smith. He's hidin' marijuana inside his firewood! Don't quite know how he gets it inside them logs, but he's hidin' it there. More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Lose over 12 pounds in less than a week

Just in time for Christmas, kind of. Would you like to lose over 12 pounds in less than a week? Sounds just right after an over-eating at Thanksgiving and the anticipation of doing the same over the Christmas parties and family gettogethers. More...

Agriculture

Will Henry competes at the Southern Classic

Will Henry showed his Angus heifer on November 16 and November 17 in Perry at the Southern Classic steer and heifer show. This show was sponsored by the Georgia Farm Credit Association and the Houston County Young Farmers. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS ___________________________

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Ribbon Cutting - Daryl's Place, Thursday, December 13, 4:00 p.m. Santa comes to Spring Creek Park - Saturday, December 21 More...

Santa is in town!

This is not the Christmas edition even though it looks like Christmas. Next week will be one of our largest editions that we print each year. More...

Love Lights a Tree continues to help

The Miller County Unit of the American Cancer Society has done it again. Everyone present at Monday evening's "Love Lights a Tree" program was inspired and moved by people whose lives have been touched in some way by cancer. More...

Courthouse Committee Receives Challenge Grant

The committee to raise funds for a new courthouse has received a Challenge Grant of one million dollars toward the goal of 2 million over the next two years. More...

Religion

'Assurance as We Travel'

Included among the many things that we do during this busy season is travel. More...

Public Safety

Public Safety Report

December 5 800C- Christmas patrol 799G- Assist motorist, Hwy. 27S. • Speak with subject December 6 800C- Christmas patrol on square December 7 800K- Theft, N. First Street • Unlock vehicle, N. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Theft By Taking On December 6, 2007 OfficerMary Price was dispatched to Henry Miller Road in reference to a stolen four wheeler. Upon arrival, OfficerPrice spoke with Richard Peterson, who stated that someone stole his 2003 Honda Rancher 350. More...

Living & Style

Photo of the Past

Do you know who this young boy is? If so, call the Miller County Liberal before 5:00 PM on Friday. More...

Four golf swing myths

There is much free advice in the golf community, but much of it misleading and conflicting. Some tips are considered "must-dos" and will guarantee results for all golfers. More...

Photo of the Past

Last week's picture of the past was David Hunter. Those guessing correctly were Wattie Hays and Edwina Thomley. More...

Obituaries

Roy Gene Phillips

Roy Gene "Man" Phillips, age 55, of Thomasville passed away at Grady General Hospital in Cairo on December 5, 2007. Funeral services for Mr. Phillips were held on Saturday, December 8, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Billy J. Bass

Mr. Billy J. Bass, 79, of Blakely and formerly of Bainbridge, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. More...

Jane Harr ell Lambert

Mrs. Jane Harrell Lambert, 92, of Bainbridge passed away Monday, December 3, 2007, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, at First Baptist Church with Dr. Al Reese, Dr. Danny Shepard, and Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

The trees are up, the lights are on, the ornaments are hanging, and the Christmas Spirit is just beginning. We started off our Christmas with the sounds of little children. More...

Still time to get the flushot at Miller County Health Department

Getting vaccinated during December and beyond still provides protection, as fluseason normally peaks in January or later, says Miller County Health Department Nurse Manager Alida Ward. More...

Genes identified that protect against heart damage from chemotherapy

A series of genes that protect cells from the powerful, common chemotherapeutic agent doxorubicin has been identified by researchers working to understand how the drug also can destroy the heart. More...