April 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Race ends in wreck and arrest

Sunday evening, April 19, around 8:00 p.m. Colquitt Police Department Captain Dan Stone was running a stationary radar on Milford Street at the gas pumps. Officer Stone observed a motorcycle coming down the road at a high rate of speed. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Patrick Bell, the predator included on the local sex offender list, was arrested for DUI on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Greene named Policy Maker of Year

State Representative Gerald Greene has been named the 2008 Policy Maker of the Year by the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education. More...

Train of Life

Some folks ride the train of life looking out the rear, watching miles of life roll by, and marking every year. They sit in sad remembrance, of wasted days gone by, and curse their life for what it was, and hang their head and cry. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

We will thank the good Lord that the Captain has been returned to his family. He says he's no hero, but the Navy Seals were. More...

MCHS 2009 seniors recognized at baseball game - - - - - - - - - -

On Tuesday, April 14, the Miller County High School administration and faculty welcomed everyone to the ceremony recognizing the 2009 senior baseball players, golf team members, tennis team members, and track team members. More...

Catfish from Lake Seminole

Logan Park, age 8, and Baylee Park, age 9, of Birmingham, AL, enjoyed spring break with grandparents, Louie and Dot Ojeda of Recovery. They caught a total of 15 catfish with these two weighing in at 11 and 12 pounds. More...

Entertainment

Giving up wine

I was walking down the street when I was accosted by a particularly dirty and shabby-looking homeless woman who asked me for a couple of dollars for dinner. More...

Quick quiz

This is a quick quiz for people who know everything (only 9 questions). I found out in a hurry that I didn't. These are not trick questions. They are straight questions with straight answers 1. More...

Respect, not obeisance

Ignorance is not bliss. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'Everything is gonna be all right!'

It has been quite a week, and it's just Friday as I sit in a Dothan, Alabama hospital writing this column. More...

Cartoon

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Article

Some five to seven people had assembled in downtown Funston last Saturday to witness what was to be the biggest event since Buster Staidmore's station started plugging tubeless tires instead of putting a hot patch on an inner tube. More...

First Strongman Contest showed strength and smarts

The 26th National Mayhaw Festival brought on a lot of great booths, food, and entertainment this year, and the newest entertainment was the Strongest Athlete Competition. More...

A South Georgia Tea Party

There was a large "Tea Party" in Donalsonville Wednesday evening, April 15. It was national income tax day, and there were very few pleased taxpayers at the event with what our governments are doing with our taxes or the amounts taxed. More...

Religion

'Travel Agent or Tour Guide?'

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) In their book, Simple Church, Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger include a brief discussion regarding what they view as the difference between a travel agent and a tour guide. More...

Bringing religion to the wilderness....

A Catholic priest, a Baptist preacher, and a rabbi all served as chaplains to the students of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. They would get together two or three times a week for coffee and to talk shop. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On April 19, Michael Dennis Perry was traveling east on Griggs Lucille Road. A deer entered into the path of the vehicle, and the collision could not be avoided. More...

Arrest/Booking Reports

• Deshelia Johnson - Terroristic Threats • Lowell Richard Mc- Nease - DUI and Failure to Maintain Lane • Tredis Adel Upson - Theft by Taking • Eric George - Probation Violation • More...

Public Safety

April 13 799R Vehicle Accident, Grady Cobb Rd. •Assist 799G, Whites Bridge Rd. •Speak with Subject, Sheriff's Office •Vehicle Accident, Whites Bridge Rd. •Overdose, Red Oak Rd. More...

Living & Style

Class of 1947 enjoys reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1947 celebrated its 62nd anniversary on April 18, 2009. The reunion began with a luncheon at Helen's Restaurant. An arrangement of spring flowers was placed on the head table, donated by Lucy (Bush) Thomas. More...

'Sister Queens' finally here!

Well, it's finally here! "Sister Queens" at The Olive Theatre in Donalsonville, that is. Many of you have probably seen the pictures and read the articles, but now it is time for you to play your part in the show, and get busy buying tickets! More...

Library News

Library Painting Project The Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library will soon be receiving a facelift. Beginning Monday, April 27, the library will be closed for painting. The library will reopen on Monday, May 4, at 11:30 am. More...

Obituaries

LAURINE JUSTICE MILLER

Mrs. Laurine Justice Miller, age 88, of Bainbridge died Monday, April 13, 2009. Mrs. Miller was born June 24, 1920, in Houston County, AL, to the now late Oliver and Nora Avery Justice. She was married to the now late R. C. Miller Jr. Mrs. More...

IDA LEE EDWARDS

Mrs. Ida Lee Edwards, age 76, of Bainbridge died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Mrs. Edwards was born August 15, 1932, in Decatur County to the now late Leroy Jackson and Kate Thompson Dollar. More...

WILLMA C. ADAMS

Wilma C. Adams, 79, formerly of Albany, died Sunday, April 19, 2009 at Miller County Nursing Home in Colquitt. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 22, at 3 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery with the he Rev. A. B. Stroud and the Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home enjoyed a week packed with excitement. Easter Sunday morning Mr. Charles Thorne gave our Sunday School lesson, and Sunday afternoon Rev. Benjamin Miller came to share. More...

If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

Millions of seniors could soon lose access to some of the prescription drugs they need. In Congress, Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Reps. More...