December 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS Miss Campus Beauty crowned

The Junior Class of Miller County High School held its annual Miss Campus Beauty pageant recently. More...

A look back at the year 2007

As the year 2008 begins, the news of 2007 is now history. To recap last year, here is summary of the articles found in the Miller County Liberal. This final glimpse of 2007 will appear in four installments, covering three months in each segment. More...

Community

Identity theft: don't let it happen to you!

Atlanta, GA- Could you become a victim of identity theft? It's more likely than you might expect. More...

Troopers prepare for impaired driving crackdown

ATLANTA - The Georgia State Patrol is cautioning anyone who will be hosting or attending a Holiday party this year to plan ahead and make sure you have a designated driver. More...

Queens for Kids toy drive

The reigning Miss Colquitt queens and the National Mayhaw Festival queens held a "Queens for Kids" toy and can food drive Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at the Colquitt United Methodist Church. More...

Living & Style

God and USPS

Our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after she died, my 4 year old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. More...

•Lord, prop us up•

Every time I am asked to pray, I think of the old deacon who always prayed, Lord, prop us up on our leanin' side. After hearing him pray that prayer many times, someone asked him why he prayed that prayer so fervently. More...

Ms. Clemmie celebrates 90th birthday

Mrs. Clemmie Williams of Dothan, Alabama, celebrated her 90th birthday on December 9th, 2007. Many friends and relatives enjoyed the celebration, which was held on Saturday the 8th of December in Beveritt Hall at the Baptist Village in Dothan. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's been an intersting year -

This is the last edition for the year 2007. To say the least, it's been and interesting year for "ye scribe" and the folks who get your Miller County Liberal out each week. For me, it has been a labor of love. More...

Bob from church

Jack took a long look at his speedometer before slowing down: 73 in a 55 Mph zone. Fourth time in as many months. How could a guy get caught so often? When his car had slowed to 10 miles an hour, Jack pulled over, but only partially. More...

Cartoon

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Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS _____________________________

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Christmas Tree Recycling Event - Saturday, January 5 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Landfill,Willis Cook Rd. More...

birthdays and calendar of events

Wednesday, December 26 Birthdays: Halle Mathis, Kelly Henry, Inez Holmes, Mary Phillips, Eleanor Hand, Johnny Vaughn Jr, Alex West, Gregory Brock; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. More...

Two drug arrests made in traffic stop

On Tuesday December 18, two suspects were arrested and charged with several cases in a routine traffic stop. More...

Funny money showing up in Colquitt

It's not funny money if you happen to have one of these bills and they turn out to be counterfeit. They are taken into custody by officersand reported to state or federal enforcement officials. More...

Commercial Gambling charged local business

Tuesday, December 18, was the end of a gambling case that was initiated on Tuesday, December 11 by the Colquitt Police Department. There had been reports that commercial gambling was going on at Ron Cam convenience store at 701 N. Fourth Street. More...

Religion

The Christmas guest

It happened one day at the year's white end, Two neighbors called on an old-time friend And they found his shop so meager and mean, Made gay with a thousand boughs of green, More...

Seeds of the sower

"Happy New Year!" I said to a friend. "I see that you're happy," he said. More...

School & Sports

SGA holds Fall Athletic Banquet

GIRLS ALL-REGION 3AA: L TO R: Michaelyn Newberry Laura Leigh Bell, Ashley Tedder, Kyndal Andrews, Bailey Ponder and Jana Sizemore More...

Tedder chosen

SGA senior Ashley Tedder was chosen to play in the GISA All-Star game Saturday, Oct. 27 at Mt. DeSales in Macon. "Ashley represented SGA well, making a couple of nifty, defensive plays," said Coach Manry. More...

Everybody reads at Miller County Elementary

To promote reading at the elementary school, a reading campaign was kicked off in August by the the teachers and students. More...

Obituaries

Betty Jean Potts

Mrs.Betty Jean Potts, 70, of Colquitt died December 19, 2007, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 21 at SheffieldFuneral Chapel with interment in Eldorendo Baptist Church cemetery. More...

Christine Holmes Martin

Mrs. Christine Holmes Martin 52, passed away Thursday December 6, 2007. Funeral services were held Saturday December 15 at 1:00 p.m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Delbert Bradley and Rev. Charlie Lee Kyles officiating. More...

Michael Keith "Coot" Godwin, Jr.

Michael Keith "Coot" Godwin, Jr., 22, of Camilla died Monday, December 17, 2007 at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Funeral services was held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 20 at Southside Baptist Church. Rev. Neal Hager and Rev. More...

Agriculture

Cultural effect of drought causing plant roots to rot

Too much of a good thing

Drought conditions across the state have drastically reduced diseases on landscape plants. But in their efforts to save parched and withering shrubs and trees, many Georgia homeowners have caused their plants' roots to rot. More...

South Georgia bananas, mushrooms top 'Gardening'

Learn all about texture in landscape designs, the mysteries of mushrooms and the chances of growing bananas in Georgia on "Gardening in Georgia" Sept. 13 and 15. More...