February 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

National FFA Week celebrated

Miller County has two of the finest FFA chapters in the entire United States of America. The Miller County High School Chapter is led by Mr. Bill Spooner, and the Miller County Middle School FFA is headed by Mr. Wes Pace. More...

Community

One injured, two arrested in two vehicle wreck on Main St.

A two-vehicle accident occurred Saturday, February 7 on Main Street. Perry L. Brooks of Clenney Road in Colquitt was traveling north in a 1998 Lincoln Towncar. Futherell Denor Goolsby, of Panama City, FL was also traveling north on Main St. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Friday afternoon Seminole County Sheriff Heath Elliott spotted a vehicle parked in a suspicious area. He called for the assistance of the SW Georgia Drug Task Force. More...

What really causes heart attacks

Had to share this new research information with you!!! After an exhaustive review of the research literature, here's the final word on nutrition and health: 1. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

The '09 Backwoods Outdoors Bass Series had their first tournament of the year this past Saterday out of Wingates. The Seminole Series drew 71 boats to a very well organized tournament. More...

U.S. Rep. Bishop to Keynote Black History Month Convocation at BC

U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop of Georgia will be featured at the annual Bainbridge College Black History Month Convocation Feb. 20. The event is open to the public at no charge. More...

ABAC Newspaper named Best in State of Georgia

TIFTON-- The student newspaper at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, "The Stallion," brought home 17 awards from the recent Georgia College Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including first place in the General Excellence category, sig More...

Obituaries

TRACEY MIDDLETON

Ms. Tracey Middleton of Colquitt died Sunday, February 8, 2009 at her residence. Ms. Middleton was a waitress. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Charles Barineau officiating. More...

HAROLD GENE CHERRY

Mr. Harold Gene Cherry, age 67 of Bainbridge died Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Cherry was born July 6, 1940 in Early County. He was a electrician and was of the Pentecostal Faith. More...

RONALD C. H U GGINS

Mr. Ronald C. Huggins, age 58, of Donalsonville died Sunday, February 8, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Huggins was born in Jacksonville, FL on November 26, 1950 to the late Leon J. and Vivian James Huggins. More...

Health

A healthy you, a healthy marriage

Taking care of yourself may improve your relationships.

Research shows that individuals in healthy marriages are physically healthier and live longer. They get sick less, are hospitalized less and experience shorter hospital stays. They have lower rates of heart failure, cancer and other diseases, too. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home had a week of exciting things this past week. Mr. Charles Thorne gave our Sunday School lesson Sunday morning. More...

• Causes of arthritis •

A drunk man who smelled like beer sat down on a subway next to a priest. The man's tie was stained, his face was plastered with red lipstick, and a half-empty bottle of gin was sticking out of his torn coat pocket. More...

Agriculture

Miller County Junior Market Hog Show

Supreme Champion shown by Jenna Phillips and purchased by Kelley Crop Insurance More...

The Official Dress Code for FFA

Official Dress As FFA members, we have the opportunity to impact many people who may or may not be familiar with the organization: Community residents, businessmen and women, FFA sponsors, guests, parents, etc. More...

First Kiss

It's your First Kiss and several questions might come to mind: Is it the right time? Is anyone watching? Does your partner even want to? Is your breath fresh? AND,---Should you use some tongue? Then you say . . .. More...

Widner receives highest ag award

Brooke Widner of Miller County High School was recently presented the school's highest agricultural honor, the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company. More...

Search warrant nets three arrests

The Miller County Sheriff's Office and the Colquitt Police Department executed a search warrant at 164 Middle Street in Colquitt on Thursday, February 12th. More...

Religion

"One of those Big Words"

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Like other organizations, the church has a language of its own-- there are terms that we use in church that are not a regular part of our daily vocabulary. More...

When God asks the questions, He has the answers!

Exodus 14:15 And the LORD said unto Moses, Why do you cry unto me? Speak unto the children of Israel that they go forward: We find an interesting scenario with Moses and the Hebrew nation. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On February 9th Derrick Deon Mennette was entering the parking lot traveling in the wrong lane. Annette Brown misjudged the clearance and struck Mennette's vehicle. More...

Public Safety report

February 7 799G Speak with Subject, Phone •Served Civil Paper, Drew Floyd Rd. •Funeral Escort, Hwy 27 S. February 9 800H Unwanted Person, Bush St. •Disturbance, Bush St. 800S Traffic Stop, Crawford St. More...

Ramblings of a retired mind

I was thinking about how a status symbol of today is those cell phones that everyone has clipped onto his or her belt or purse. I can't afford one. So, I'm wearing my garage door opener. More...

Living & Style

Ethan is one

Ethan David Proctor of Rockledge, FL celebrates his first birthday today, the 18th, as well as the second month anniversary of his first steps. Ethan is Logan's little brother. and is the son of Evan and Pam Proctor. More...

Stay of execution

An attorney arrived home late, after a very tough day trying to get a stay of execution for a client who was due to be hanged for murder at midnight. More...

The Counseling Corner

Family vacations don't have to be stressful

Planning a family summer vacation with a fair amount of driving? Although we can't reduce the stress of today's gas prices, we can offer suggestions to make traveling with your kids more pleasant. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Seniors have more fun!

This has been quite a week, and the next one has even greater possibilities. We go to a movie only a few times each year. There are some good ones out there, we usually just wait until they are on TV. More...

Cartoon

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"The Seven Dwarfs Syndrome"

For some people it starts in different ways. For me it is nearly always the same. Itchy. My throat gets itchy. Then a little scratchy. Next is runny. Nose that is. Followed by stuffy. This is followed by some decongestant. More...