September 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS Homecoming court chosen

The students of Miller County High School recently voted for class representatives for the homecoming football game to be played Friday, September 26, at Pirate Field. The game will be played against the Red Raiders of Bacon County. More...

Community

MCHS Class of 1939 Holds 69th Reunion

The 69th reunion of the Miller County High School Class of 1939 was held on Saturday, September 13, 2008. The class met and had lunch at Helen's Pirates Cove Restaurant. The group met at 11:00 a.m. for a time of fellowship. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - After a couple of hours of searching Tuesday night, Public Safety finally grabbed Travis Harris and charged him with assault and battery and a number of other charges. More...

Georgia DOT Schedules Traffic Shift on U.S. 27 SR 1

Georgia DOT has announced that a traffic shift on U.S. 27 SR 1, south of Blakely, is tentatively scheduled for the morning of September 24, weather permitting. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

DUI On September 14, Officer Chris Medina was on patrol heading south on Crawford Street when near the city limit sign he observed a vehicle heading north in the south bound lane. More...

Public Safety Report

September 10 799G Served Two Civil Papers •Speak with Deputy, Hwy. 91 N. •Speak with Deputy, Hornsby Rd. •Assist 799O, Brinson Rd. 799R Alarm, Draper Jones Rd. More...

Living & Style

Moulton, Lane to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Moulton of Jakin, Mr. and Mrs. Ritchie Parker of Tallahassee, FL, and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Lane of Colquitt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Laura Patricia Moulton and Brandon Charles Lane. More...

This will give you chills

No matter how religious you may or may not be, this can give you chills. Phil. More...

Dupuis, Everson to wed

Dr. and Mrs. James W. Everson Jr. of Blakely announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Leigh Everson of Blakely, to Stephen Marc Dupuis of Bonaire, son of retired Lt. Col. and Mrs. Robert Dupuis of Bonaire. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

If My people-

Last week, more money was lost and for all practical purposes, more big businesses went belly up than there was in the Great Depression that was said to have begun October 28, 1929, known as Black Tuesday. More...

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School Daze

Today's hot political topics are soaring fuel prices, sinking housing values, free health care and the Wall Street collapse. But before the 2008 presidential campaign is over, the candidates will get around to public school education. More...

Agriculture

Staying safe in the sun while working

Many people think a dark tan looks healthy, but in reality, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. The main cause of skin cancer is overexposure to the sun. More...

Safety Control

Successful farmers and ranchers know how well they use their heads at the desk is just as important as how they use their hands in the field. There is no substitute for good management. More...

Coping with Farm Stress

Studies by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health show that farmers have the highest rate of death as a result of stress-­related conditions. More...

Business is booming on Main Street

Things might be a little slow for some businesses around Colquitt, but not for these young people. They just started, and things are going well. More...

Farming is still #1 to us

In a very recent news flash, it was reported that for the first time in 10,000 years, farming is not the dominant industry. More...

Pirates nullify Rebels 51-0

Credit has to be given where credit is due and that is to a former Miller County Pirate- Colter "HamBone" Harrell. A big "thank you" goes out to Hambone for taking care of the game over in Pearson, Georgia. More...

Religion

'Soap for the Soul'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) The temple of God is referred to many times in the Bible. More...

The Heart

"Tomorrow morning," the surgeon began, "I'll open up your heart..." "You'll find Jesus there," the boy interrupted the surgeon who looked up, annoyed. "I'll cut your heart open," he continued, "to see how much damage has been done... More...

Friendly Preachers

For many years, two preachers had argued over various theological issues. Although they were members of different denominations, they had remained good friends. More...

School & Sports

Middle School FFA News

Howdy, FFA members! I am Alaina Smith, your 2008- 2009 Miller County Middle School FFA Reporter. We are planning on having a great year, and we have already started with our first fundraiser. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

FFA students competed in Tifton Tuesday, September 16, for the Area 5 ag communications, land judging, and tractor driving. More...

SGA Clubs elect officers for the new school year

The clubs at Southwest Georgia Academy are off to a busy start. All clubs have met, and officers have been elected. Each club has a full schedule of activities for the school year 2008-2009. More...

Obituaries

ED "Too Tall" FREEMAN

He was a Soldier and an American Hero

Nov. 1927-Aug. 2008 You're an 18 or 19-year-old kid. You're critically wounded, and dying in the jungle in the Ia Drang Valley, 11-14-1965. LZ Xray, Vietnam. More...

Mildred Ingram Bullock Trawick

Mrs. Mildred Ingram Bullock Trawick, age 90, of Cuthbert and formerly of Colquitt, died September 17, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Trawick was born March 12, 1918, in Miller County. More...

MARGIE CALLIE MOCK HOUSTON

Mrs. Margie Callie Mock Houston, age 88, of Colquitt died Sunday, September 21, 2008, at Miller Nursing Home. She was the daughter of Nannie Duce Mock and Elias H. Mock. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents had another funfilled week at Miller Nursing Home. We started with Sunday School on Sunday morning, and Bellview FWB came to share with us that afternoon. Monday we had a round of horse shoes, and the ladies were the winners. More...

Golden Triangle Celebrates National RC&D Week - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

The Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development Council Celebrates National RC&D Week The Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D) joins the 375 RC&D Councils across the country in celebrating "RC&D Week. More...

Prevent strokes is best

As promised by Rita Glass, Miller County Hospital lab director who is in charge of the program on Thursdays for the Senior Breakfast at Miller Nursing Home, the event was both interesting and informative. Mrs. More...