May 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS graduation different

The home side of Pirate Stadium was almost completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2008 Miller County High School graduates Friday evening, May 23, 2008. More...

Community

Arrests made in stolen property

On Thursday, May 8, 2008, Chief Investigator Ben Nix and Captain Shane Rathel recovered a number of farm equipment items that had been stolen earlier in Miller County. The items were recovered in Seminole County. More...

Social studies test scores thrown out

From Georgia Trend's Business Daily

ATLANTA - The state will throw out the results of social studies tests after only 20 percent or 30 percent of sixth- and seventh-graders passed, state schools Superintendent Kathy Cox decided Wednesday. More...

40% of Georgia's 8th graders may fail math portion of CRCT

Worse news for 6th & 7th graders

In a news release from State Schools Superintendent Kathy Cox some preliminary results on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT): 40% of the state's 8th-graders did not pass the math portion of the test. Officialresults are not in yet. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

A FEW MORE POINTS TO PONDER

Over the course of my life as an intrepid (or is it insipid?) outdoorsman, I have spent much time seeking to resolve to my complete satisfaction many of the bafflingphenomena I continue to run across. With some, I have been quite successful. More...

Seminole Ramlins

All week long we have had very good luck on Big Red Bellies on Crickets. Each day that the wind would be under 10 mph you could catch lots of bream. Course we ain't had that many days lately. More...

Spring Creek bream are ready- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

There is going be a fishfry tonight at the home of Luke Cook. Luke and his son, Todd, decided to go wading. Spring Creek is getting low and clear, so last Saturday, they got some crickets and artificialbait and went down by the bridge. More...

Obituaries

MASTER CANTLEY PERRY COOK

Master Cantley Perry Cook, age four months, of Bainbridge died Tuesday, May 20, 2008. Cantley was born January 11, 2008, in Albany. Funeral services were held Friday, May 23, at 2:00 p.m. at Black Jack Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Richard Davis Bracewell

Mr. Richard David Bracewell, age 53, of Colquitt died Saturday, May 24, 2008, at Early Memorial Hospital. Mr. Bracewell was born December 13, 1954, in Seminole County. More...

L.T. Davis

Mr. L.T. Davis, age 77, of Eufaula, AL, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Crown Healthcare of Eufaula. Mr. Davis was born August 4, 1930, in Early County. He was a truck driver and a member of New Salem Free Will Baptist Church. More...

Health

From a Doctor : 'Laminin'

A couple of days ago I was running on my treadmill watching a DVD sermon by Louie Giglio, and I was blown away. I want to share what I learned, but I fear not being able to convey it as well as I want. I will share anyway. More...

Throw all the liquor in the river

A Baptist minister preaches about the evils of alcohol and how it affects us. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents at the Miller Nursing Home started their week off with Sunday School with Mr. Charles Thorne on Sunday morning and the members from Cook's Union were here to share on Sunday afternoon. More...

Grant indicted, posts bond

NFL player, Charles Grant, and his security team found themselves in the wrong place, according to Early County officials. One law officer stated, "No one can come into our county and get away with killing people. More...

Kim Tully's #6 retired, new scholarship presented

At the annual sports banquet held Thursday, May 15, at the Miller County High School Cafeteria, Coach Prescott and Coach Israel presented a special gift and awarded a new scholarship in honor of the late Kim Tully. More...

Religion

'A Few Thoughts for The Class of 2008'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) It is hard to believe that it has been over 30 years since I graduated from high school. I well remember that evening. More...

Public Safety

Miller County Now Certified as StormReady!

StormReady is a National Weather Service program designed to recognize counties that have reached a high level of severe weather preparedness. More...

Two-thirds of young drivers killed at night aren't wearing seat belts

More than two-thirds of young drivers and passengers killed in nighttime car crashes aren't wearing seat belts - deadly proof of what can happen when young people don't heed parents' pleas and authorities' threats to "click it. More...

911 Calls

May 19 - Grow St., deputy needed; Peter St., medical May 20 - Washington St., dispute over shoes; hang-up call; Twilight Church Rd. More...

Living & Style

Franklin, Cooke to wed

Ms. Emma Lou Keaton Franklin and Mr. Herbert Lehman Franklin Jr. of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Tiffany Franklin of New York City, New York, to Charles David Cooke, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Library News

Magic and Clowns The kickoff for the 2008 Vacation Reading Program at the Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library begins Tuesday, June 3, at 3:30 with Fuzzy and Snuggles the Clowns. More...

"Now I'm One!"

Jacob Bo Miller recently celebrated his first birthday at the home of Richard and Cathy Jinks in Jacksonville, FL. Helping him celebrate were his dad and cousins, Richard, Cathy, Carley, Alex and Joanna Jinks. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Do nothing, and lose it all-

What have we allowed to happen to our schools that educate our young people? A few weeks ago, I saw a quote that went something like this: "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." by Edmund Burke. More...

Political Cartoon

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Stay...Just A Little Bit Longer

In October, 1960, a tune called "Stay" by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs tiptoed onto the Billboard charts and didn't quit rising until it hit Number 1. At 1 minute, 37 seconds, "Stay" is the shortest single ever to hit number one. More...