September 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia 'lucky' on storms, so far

Those hurricanes and tropical storms seem to be backing up down south of us waiting to come this way. More...

Life sentences for Colquitt armed robbers

According to a recent news release from Bainbridgega. com, three Colquitt men were sentenced to life for their actions. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Bainbridge College freshman died at the hospital Sunday as a result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident last Saturday evening. More...

Chloe is a tough cookie

Just an update on Chloe Shiver who has Neuroblastoma cancer. She is still battling this dreaded disease with courage and a smile on her face every time you see her. She ended her eighth scheduled treatments in New York in May. More...

Recipe for the perfect marriage

Red Skelton's recipe for the perfect marriage. 1. Two times a week we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship. She goes on Tuesdays; I go on Fridays. 2. We also sleep in separate beds. More...

School & Sports

FFA NEWS

Miller County FFA members recently participated in the local driving contest on September 3, 2008. More...

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

Miller County 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 Summer Term 2008. More...

An Appalachian Love Poem

Susie lee done fell in love, she planned to marry joe She was so happy 'bout it all she told her pappy so. Pappy told her, "susie gal, you'll have to find another. I'd just as soon yo' ma don't know, but joe is yo' half brother. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

You chose who?

Things change, but stay the same. Values last in spite of politics. One of the biggest surprises of the week was Republican Presidential nominee, John McCain's pick for his running mate. No one around here had ever heard of Sarah Palin. More...

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A Scary Thought

Once upon a time, Los Angeles motorist and human pinata Rodney King asked, "Can't we all just get along?" King was allegedly making a plea to end the violence and rioting that erupted in the City of Angels after a videotape of King being bashed by More...

Two killed in crash with train

Two Colquitt men were killed Friday morning when the 2007 Ford 150 pickup truck they were traveling in struck a train car on Main Street in Colquitt. The accident occurred at approximately 1:44 a.m. More...

Early County couple killed in car crash in Bowie, TX

An Early County couple headed to Oklahoma for their son's wedding was killed Friday morning, August 29, in a tragic traffic accident in Bowie, Texas. More...

Pirates Stop the Bobcats, 19-7

In one of the hardest played defensive games thus far, the Miller County Pirates did not roll over for the Early County Bobcats. It was an awesome game if you did get to come to Pirate Field to see the game. More...

Religion

'Quitters Need Not Apply'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) In the Old Testament, the Book of Nehemiah records some of the events in the life of one of the greatest leaders in biblical history. More...

Public Safety

Public Safety Report

August 27 799G Court, Courthouse •Domestic, Grassy Flats Rd. 799R Transport Prisoners, Courthouse •Court Detail, Courthouse •Speak with Subject, Hwy. 45 S. •Assist Police Department, Main St. More...

GSP reports 18 weekend traffic deaths on GA roads

( ATLANTA) - The Georgia State Patrol reported this morning 18 traffic deaths on Georgia roads during the 78-hour Labor Day holiday travel period. The traffic fatalities occurred in 13 fatal crashes between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Labor Day. More...

They are moving

This photo was sent to the Liberal within the past week. This very large female rattlesnake was shot, and 19 rattlesnakes were killed. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Parish

Patricia "Pat" Parish, age 56, of Blakely and her husband, Billy A Parish, died Friday, August 29, 2008, in Bowie, Texas, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Mrs. More...

BILLY A. PARISH

Billy A. Parish, age 61, of Blakely and his wife, Patricia Diane Miller Parish, died Friday, August 29, 2008 in Bowie, Texas, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Mr. More...

Levander Bradley

Mr. Levander Bradley, age 100, of Colquitt died Wednesday, September 3, 2008. Mr. Bradley was born November 3, 1907, in Miller County. He joined St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church at an early age, and he also attended school in Miller County. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents at the Nursing Home enjoyed another week of activities. Sunday morning Mr. Charles Thorne came to give our Sunday School lesson. Cook's Union was here that afternoon. Monday we all celebrated Labor Day. More...

'Paranoid Schizophrenia'

"Eric" lives in Florida, and reads this column weekly. About 10 years ago, a psychiatrist diagnosed him with paranoid schizophrenia. More...

Medicare in a nutshell

The phone rings and the lady of the house answers, "Hello." "Mrs. Sanders, please." "Speaking." "Mrs. Sanders, this is Doctor Jones at Saint Agnes Laboratory. More...