May 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Missionaries return from Russia

A few weeks ago, we told you about a mission trip in Russia that was good, but that could have gone bad, and nearly did. The trip was sponsored by Master's Men (National Men's Group of Free Will Baptists), and the group left for Russia on April 18. More...

Community

Anna Lee Lockart crowned 'Tiny Miss Early County'

Anna Lee Lockart, daughter of Jason and Jacki Lockart of Blakely, was crowned the new "Tiny Miss Early County" in the Miss Early County Pageants held on Saturday, April 26, at the Mangham Auditorium in Blakely. More...

Library News

Catch the Reading Bug School is almost out for summer which means it is time for the vacation reading program to begin at the Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library. More...

First Franklin holds customer appreciation days

Tammy Broome, manager of First Franklin Financial on College Street in Colquitt, recently held their annual Customer Appreciation Days. Customers and friends were able to come in and register for door prizes during the week. More...

Living & Style

In my own backyard

This letter was written to the editor of the local paper by a solider from Emporia Dear editor: (Due to the nature of my service and as a security issue please withhold my name, if at all possible.) I am a member of the Kansas Army National Guard More...

Link, Clark to speak vows

Arlene Kinney Clark announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her son, Charles Everett Clark Jr., to Melissa Jane Link of Athens. Melissa is the daughter of Jane and Ed Link of Upper Marlboro, MD. More...

Varnadoe, Bellflowerto wed

Mr. and Mrs. David Varnadoe of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julie Lynn Varnadoe, to Brandon Trent Bellflowerof Bainbridge. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Do You Want It All?

With Memorial Day and graduations coming up, I had written about how our young and older people could act and do to become successful and be winners. My daughter, Donna, sent this story to me that was so much better than what I suggested. More...

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A Tasteful Request

Senators Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Barack Obama U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. Dear Potential Presidents, As Hillary said when this electoral adventure began: "Let's talk. Let's chat. Let's have a conversation." About me. More...

Agriculture

Farm Bill passes house

Relief for Hungry Americans in Sight as America's Second Harvest Urges Senate, President to Enact Legislation

CHICAGO - America's Second Harvest- The Nation's Food Bank Network commends the U.S. House of Representatives for its passage of the Farm Bill. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Graduation - Southwest Georgia Academy, Joe Bryan Auditorium, Thursday, May 22, 8:00 p.m. More...

Baccalaureate 2008

The Miller County Ministerial Association honored the participating seniors of Miller County High School and Southwest Georgia Academy at the annual baccalureate service held at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church Sunday, May 18, 2008, at 6:00 p.m. More...

Roland inducted into Hall of Fame

The Miller County Sports Banquet was a huge success for a lot of athletes. Senior Danielle Collier opened the ceremony welcoming everyone, and senior Matthew Tully gave the invocation. More...

Religion

'Enlightenment From Mallory'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Things are a lot different at our house now since Mallory and her mother have moved out. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

May 08 799G Escort, Helms Rd. •Disturbance, Union Church Rd. May 12 799G Speak with Subject, Phone •Served Civil Paper, W. SheffieldRd. •Burglary, Grimsley Rd. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Public Intoxication On May 17, 2008, city and county officers were dispatched to a residence on Grow Street. More...

School & Sports

MC Sheriff's Dept. holds presentation

On May 14, 2008, the Miller County Sheriff's Officepresented a program at Miller County High School. The presentation was one of several offered in Miller County and surrounding county's by Sheriff Glass and the Miller County investigations unit. More...

Bainbridge College Announces Spring '08 Dean's & Honors Lists

Miller Area Students Earn Academic Recognition

Bainbridge College (BC) Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Mariam Dittmann has announced the students who earned the distinction of being named to the BC Dean's List and those named to the Honors List for Spring Semester 2008. More...

Seminole Ramlins

Bream and shellcracker came in all week long on crickets and wigglers. Some very fine ones. We all look to May to fill up our freezers with them frozen on water. Most are not fooled. More...

Obituaries

UNA MYRTLE MASON

Mrs. Una Myrtle Mason, age 94 of Colquitt died Friday, May 16, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Mason was born December 28, 1913, in Baker County. She was a retired peanut inspector and a member of Bellview Free Will Baptist Church. More...

TIMOTHY SHAWN ROWLAND

Mr. Timothy Shawn Rowland, age 52, of McIntosh, Mexico, died Friday, May 16, 2008, at Ceton Medical Center in Austin, Texas. Mr. Roland was born January 24, 1956, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More...

aubrey clinton haywood

Funeral services for Aubrey Clinton Haywood, 84, of Ft. Lauderdale, formerly of Miller County, was held Tuesday, May, 13, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at the Boykin Church of God. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Mr. More...

Health

Six injured in boating incident

Shortly before dusk Saturday, a boat on Lake Seminole carrying six Florida residents hit a tree, injuring all passengers, a game warden with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources said Monday. More...

Miller County Health Department takes aim against `silent killer' high blood pressure

Roughly one out of three American adults are suffering from high blood pressure - yet don't know it because they don't have any symptoms. More...

- - Handbags- -

Have you ever noticed gals who sit their handbags on public toilet floors, then go directly to their dining tables and set it on the table? Happens a lot! It's not always the "restaurant food" that causes stomach distress. More...