March 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

'Ain't' love grand!

Asking that special someone to marry you is a highlight in any couple's courtship. In this particular case, it's the way that it was done that made this engagement so special. More...

Politics warming up here

It is becoming more and more obvious that the people of this county are getting interested in the offices that make Miller County what it is. As one officeholder stated, "Each office comes up for election. More...

Community

Senior Center crowns king and queen

The Senior Center held a banquet on February 14 to commemorate Valentine's Day. The dining area was decorated with hearts, cupids, and red roses to suit the occasion. Each table was adorned with ivy and red roses on white tablecloths. More...

Rentz Irrigation earns award

VALLEY, Neb. - Valmont Irrigation recently announced that Rentz Irrigation, Inc. More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

"How to make Valentine's Day Special" was the theme for the Colquitt Garden Club program when they met in February. Jan Rentz was the member in charge of the program. More...

School & Sports

Hunter Ruthledge places at science fair

Hunter Ruthledge recently participated in the Darton College Regional Science and Engineering Fair in Albany. There were over 100 projects in the middle school divisions from counties in the southwest Georgia area. More...

MCES crowns Valentine Queen and King

A Valentine's Dance hosted by the Miller County High School Junior Class was held at the Miller County Elementary School for grades 3-5. The student body voted for a Valentine King and Queen. More...

Seminole Ramlins

A Tee Shirt worth tellin' about, on the front was "What's wrong with our youth today?" Then on the back "Not enough _ _ _ beating by the parents!" This showing a father laying a belt on a boy's behind, nuff sed. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Claud Samuel Cook Jr.

Rev. Claud Samuel Cook Jr., age 78, of Lumber City went home to his Father in heaven on Wednesday, February 27, 2008. Mr. Cook worked at Warner Robins Air Force Base for a few years. More...

ELLE N SPIER

Mrs. Ellen Spier, 89 of Donalsonville died Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at Wesley Manor Nursing Home in Dothan, AL. Mrs. Spier was born in Seminole County on January 8, 1919, to the late Joel Homer and Annie Lee Tyler Goodwin. More...

Barbara Shouppe Lewis

Barbara Shouppe Lewis, 80, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 29, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Medley officiating. More...

Health

Easy lifestyle changes for reducing cancer

In a startling reverse of a two-year downward trend, cancer-related deaths rose by more than 5,000 in 2005, as recently announced by the American Cancer Society. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents enjoyed their regular scheduled activities this past week along with a few extras. Sunday morning started with Sunday School and the Colquitt United Methodist was with us that afternoon. Monday we enjoyed a Bible study given by Ms. More...

The Blonde and the Lord

A blonde wanted to go ice fishing. She'd seen many books on the subject, and finally getting all the necessary tools together, she made for the ice. After positioning her comfy footstool, she started to make a circular cut in the ice. More...

BOE meets again, to hire administrators

The Miller County Board of Education met in a special called meeting Monday, February 25, 2008, at City Hall in Colquitt with all board members present. More...

State Flag here Thursday

The USS Georgia Return to Service (RTS) Committee and Southwest Georgia Regional Development Center are proud to announce an ambitious project which will involve the entire state of Georgia in helping to welcome home the state's namesake submarin More...

Swamp Gravy opens 15th season

The longest road is the one leading home. Take the road home to Cotton Hall as Swamp Gravy celebrates its 15th season with Swamp Gravy: Reunion. More...

Religion

'Some things I've learned'

Inspiration

What were you doing on March 3, 1978? Some of you might remember, most probably do not. I remember the day well. It was a cold day in northeast Georgia where I lived at the time; on that Friday morning there was ice in the treetops. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

February 18 799G Criminal Trespass February 19 799G Two Papers Served, Ruth St. •Cows Out, Mayhaw Rd. February 20 799R Pick Up Paperwork, Courthouse •Speak with Subject, S.O. •Burglary, Old Donalsonville Rd. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Criminal Damage to Property On February 29, Officer Jason Wells was called by Investigator Ken Kirkland to go around to Southwind Ford in reference to a car that had been keyed. More...

Grandparents are a lady and man

Grandparents are a lady and a man who have no little children of their own. They like other people's. Grandparents don't have to do anything except be there when we come to see them. They are so old they shouldn't play hard or run. More...

Living & Style

DUI Kentucky Style

Only a person in Kentucky could think of this. From the county where drunk driving is considered a sport, comes this true story. Recently, a routine police patrol parked outside a bar in Harlan, Kentucky. More...

Wright-Waller Wedding Plans Complete

Wedding plans for Kay Lynn Wright and Ted Bates Waller III (Tripp) have been completed. The couple will wed on Saturday, March 8, 2008, at 5:30 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Blakely. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. More...

Morris, Helms plan May wedding

Tony and Deena Morris of Donalsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Khrysten Leighane Morris to Brandon Roger Helms, son of Tony and Mandy Johnson and Roger and Amanda Helms, all of Donalsonville. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I'm back -

Just in case you haven't missed us, my first wife and "ye scribe" have been gone for a solid seven days and just returned to Colquitt from deep Florida. More...

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Bucking Up To Reality

The figures haven't been released yet, but Wall Street insiders are predicting February productivity figures for U.S. workers will show an unexpected jump. Or at least some unexpected jumpiness. More...

Agriculture

Things you don't hear anymore

Be sure to refillthe ice trays, we're going to have company afterwhile. Watch for the postman, I want to get this letter to Aunt Mary in the mail today. Quit slamming the screen door when you are on your way out! More...

Free grant workshop for farmers offered March 12

A free grant workshop for farmers is being offered on Wednesday, March 12, from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the GFA administrative building, 5201 US 19 South, in Camilla. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS _____________________________

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. General Merchandise Auction - Every Thursday at Sugar Hill Restaurant & Antique Shop, 7:00 p.m. More...