January 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

'Golden Peanut' award goes to local ladies

Colquitt - Joy Jinks and Karen Kimbrel received the "Golden Peanut Award," from F. Stone Workman, state director of USDA Rural Development, Friday, January 9, at the monthly chamber of commerce breakfast at Tarrer Inn. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Tuesday morning at approximately 8:15, a woman walking on Johnny Skipper Road was viciously attacked by a pack of dogs. Neighbors say that 73-yearold Joanne Johns walks the road daily, but this morning the pack of dogs attacked her. More...

Former mayor jailed in bank robbery

A former small-town Georgia mayor was arrested in the Florida Panhandle for allegedly driving the getaway car in a bank robbery. In 1979, Terry Musgrove became one of the country's youngest mayors. More...

Mason Toole leads flag ceremony

It was a day to remember! Sunday, January 4, Mason Toole, along with three of his Cub Scout buddies, were honored to be invited to lead the flag ceremony at Phillips' Arena in Atlanta. More...

Living & Style

Georgia class size rule waiver saves schools millions

Thursday, January 8, the Georgia Department of Education (DOE) passed a temporary increase to the statemandated class size limit in an effort to help districts through the tight economic times. More...

Big Full moon

If you were outside courting, just riding around or outside doing anything, Saturday night, January 10, the full moon was the closest, brightest of the year. It was big and bright. More...

'Marley and Me' Film Review:

"Marley and Me" is a charming comedy following the life of John Grogan (portrayed by Owen Wilson), who is a proud newlywed to a fellow writer, Jenny (Jennifer Aniston). More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'Nothing new under the sun--'

The familiar saying from (Ecclesiastes 1:9-14 NIV) " What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun," is the basis of my writing this week. More...

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the Kennedy Dynasty

As soon as cancer was found, I noticed an immediate attempt at canonization of ol' Teddy by the mainstream media. They are saying what a "great American" he is. More...

2008 All Region 1-A selection

Every year the Miller County Pirates' football team turns out some great offensive and defensive players as evidenced by the number named to the All- Region Team. More...

Lawmakers report on tough times

Lawmakers thought they might get their smiling in while in southwest Georgia prior to going back to Atlanta. The prognosis for the next session of the Georgia General Assembly was not good news as Rep. Gerald Greene and Sen. More...

2008

A Look Back

As the year 2009 begins, the news of 2008 is now history. To recap last year, here is summary of the articles found in the Miller County Liberal. This final glimpse of 2008 will appear in four installments, covering three months in each segment. More...

Religion

Turn Your Intentions Into Reality'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) I have greatly enjoyed the Christmas season that we have just celebrated, but it is behind us now for another year, and we are moving on to other things. More...

Save Us

Then one of the criminals who were hanged blasphemed Him, saying, "If You are the Christ, save Yourself and us." But the other, answering, rebuked him, saying, "Do you not even fear God, seeing you are under the same condemnation? More...

Public Safety

Public Safety Report

safety report 911 Calls: 1-07 Phone Trouble, Old Damascus Rd. 1-07 Tree Across Rd., Hwy. 45 S. 1-07 Weather Concern, Twilight Church Rd. 1-08 Hang-up, S. Cuthbert St. 1-08 Medical, Grow St. 1-09 Fall, Dancer St. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

AND THE GOOD OLD DAYS WERE WHEN?

According to a lot of older duck hunters, many of whom, alas, have gone on to that big duck blind in the sky, waterfowling falls under two headings: the good old days, and right now. The good old days were, of course, perfect. More...

MCAE Achievement Recognized

Students at Miller County Adult Education completed the second quarter of 2008-2009 on December 18, 2008. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

Please visit our website at www. golfcrookedoak.com. I invite you to make it your home page. The golf course is in good shape and, with the cooler weather, the Bermuda grass will again go dormant. This is a good thing for the course. More...

Obituaries

LEWIS FERRELL NEWTON

Mr. Lewis Ferrell Newton of Arlington died Sunday, January 11, 2009, at his residence. Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, January 13, at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church Cemetery with the Rev. Curtis Alligood officiating. More...

S.T. COOK

S. T. Cook, 80, of Daleville, AL, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2009, at his residence. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, at Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Stan Bray and Dr. Danny Shepard officiating. More...

WALTER CHARLES BRYANT

Mr. Walter Charles Bryant, age 80, of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 7, 2009. Mr. Bryant was born April 8, 1928, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Flew Ellen Bryant in Blakely. More...

Health

Georgia women make history

Beatrice Farve of Brunswick has again made history. At 113 years old, the Brunswick resident is now the second oldest person in the world. Only one year separates her from the oldest. Two days into the new year, on Jan. More...