February 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Junior Market Hog and Heifer Show Monday

The Miller County Junior Market Hog Show and Heifer Show will be held Monday, February 16, 2009, at the Miller County Agricultural Center Show Barn. More...

Community

Rachel Grimsley wins vocal area at Rock Eagle

Rachel Grimsley was recently chosen as the first place winner in the Performing Arts Vocal at Rock Eagle. Rachel competed on January 31 in Junior District Project Achievement representing Early County 4H. More...

Tips for a better life -2009

1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to. 3. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A tractor trailer, filled with 120 cows, went out of control and crashed to its side on the bypass on Wednesday night. The crash occurred at about 8:15 p.m. between the Fowlstown and Shotwell Street exits. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On February 7, Ronnie Mitchell Herring Jr. was traveling South on Highway 27 North when a deer came out onto the roadway. Herring's vehicle struck the deer, causing slight damage to the vehicle. More...

Public Safety report

February 1 800E Suspicious Person/ Vehicle x6 •Suspended License February 2 799R Traffic Stop, Geer St. •Transport Prisoner, Seminole Co. Jail •Unlock Vehicle, Hwy. 27 S. More...

Two vehicle crash cut one auto in half, and it burns

A fiery crash on State Highway 253 north that started in Decatur County and ended a few yards across the county line into Baker County. More...

Living & Style

Miss Fincher to marry Mr. Moseley

Mr. and Mrs. James Floyd Hattaway III announce the engagement of their daughter, Ali Maurine Fincher, to Jeffrey Cannon Moseley Jr. all of Blakely. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Philip Buckhalter Jr. and Jeffrey Cannon Moseley Sr. of Blakely. More...

••• A valuable Valentine gift •••

You've bought flowers for your sweetheart, a box of chocolates for your mom, a red tie for dad. More...

He's a Blonde

On their anniversary night, the husband and his wife sat down in the den with her favorite magazine, turned on the soft reading lamp, slipped off her shoes, patted and propped her feet and announced that he was preparing dinner all by himself. More...

Health

Primary Care of Southwest Georgia Welcomes Casidy Enfinger, FNP-C

The Staff and Board of Directors of Primary Care of Southwest Georgia (PCSG) welcome Casidy Enfinger, Nationally Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, to its staff beginning February 16, 2009. More...

Nursing Home News

We have started February off with a bang. It is hard to believe that January has come and gone. We had our regular Sunday School class Sunday morning and members from Thompson Town came to give our service Sunday afternoon. More...

Mrs. Goodnest

A mom was concerned about her kindergarten son walking to school. He didn't want his mother to walk with him. She wanted to give him the feeling that he had some independence but yet know that he was safe. So she had an idea of how to handle it. More...

Crackdown on food testing proposed

Atlanta - State Sen. John Bulloch, R-Ochlocknee, proposed a bill Monday to impose stricter guidelines on food testing for processing plants in response to the nationwide salmonella outbreak that was linked to a Blakely plant. More...

DAR Good Citizen: Joanna Richardson

Actress, volunteer worker and all-around good citizen, Joanna Richardson is SGA's elective for the DAR Good Citizenship Award. The DAR scholarship was started in order to promote good citizenship among young people. More...

Local, state and national news spots

Peanuts From Tainted Factory Sent to Schools The nationwide scandal over contaminated peanut products that have sickened hundreds of people and may have killed at least 8 in 43 states has expanded to include school lunch programs in three sta More...

Religion

Thought for the day

Lest we forget! Thought for the day: In case we find ourselves starting to believe all the anti-American sentiment and negativity, we should remember England's Prime Minister Tony Blair's words during a recent interview. More...

'Fix the Right Problem'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Included in the things that bring me great fulfillment in life is fixing things. I like to figure out how to make things that are broken work again. More...

Crooked paths straight?

Isaiah 42:16 says, "And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them and crooked things straight. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

A note out of the past, that lets me know that America is on the Right Track. At the BASS Southern Open on the Harris Chain, when the National Anthem was being played, 4 bald eagles set up a circle pattern and kept circling for some time. More...

Muslim quarterback

The coach had put together the perfect team for the Detroit Lions. The only thing that was missing was a good quarterback. More...

MCES observes Severe Weather Awareness Week

Miller County Elementary School participated in Severe Weather Awareness Week by practicing a tornado drill. Principal Beth Mithen is shown above with students in the hall with their heads down. More...

Obituaries

BRENDA SUE KELLEY

Ms. Brenda Sue Kelley, age 59 of Colquitt died Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Ms. Kelley was a retail sales clerk and was of the Baptist faith. Funeral services were held Saturday, February 7, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Frances Elaine Hill Golden

Mrs. Frances Elaine Hill Golden, age 66, of Iron City passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Donalsonville Hospital. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Golden were held on Monday, Feb. 9, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Cemetery in Early County with Rev. More...

RALPH BURKE

Mr. Ralph Burke of Colquitt died Monday, February 2, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Burke was of the Holiness faith and was a diesel mechanic. Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 4, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Proud to have gone, prouder to be home!

As I begin this article, we are sitting in one of the swankiest hotels I've ever been in. I mean it is plush. We are in the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Mississippi. More...

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Beastly Brawl

The struggling economy is causing strains in unexpected places. Busted personal budgets have led to more belt-tightening, increasing anxiety and now ... abuse of animals. In ways you might not expect. More...