May 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS graduates 91

The Miller County High School Gymnasium was completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2009 Miller County High School graduates Friday evening, May 22, 2009. More...

Community

Local Hardee's franchise receives top awards

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - May 20, 2009 - Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. recently honored the owner of the local Hardee's restaurants with two top awards for stellar performance over the past year. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - There was pure shock when Addie Jackson pulled back the bed cover to see the new baby doll, and it moved. She took off running next door and sent her daughter to see what was going on. More...

CORRECTION

In last week's picture of the seniors on the front page that attended the baccalaureate service, Megan Phillips was mistakenly identified as Kelly Lane. Megan was pictured in the center on the front row. More...

School & Sports

Miller County Elementary second graders honored

Holden Sheff ielda nd Abby Cleveland Principal's Honor Roll More...

Wealth of wisdom------------

One man said, "I had a brain scan and was told not to worry --there was nothing there!" Which is all right because some of my best ideas over the years have come from others, anyway. More...

MCHS Spring Sports Banquet held

The Spring Sports Banquet had a great turn out of parents, student athletes, and Pirate fans to watch the induction of the 2009 Miller County Hall of Fame inductee and to watch their son or daughter receive an award Monday evening, May 18, 2009. More...

Entertainment

New Life Learning Center's Winners of the Mad Hatter Contest!

Last week, the Colquitt Miller Arts Council held the "Mad Hatter Contest," in which the kids at New Life Learning Center participated. The NLLC students worked hard on their hats all week long. More...

Library News

EXPRESS YOURSELF BY PLAYING GUITAR HERO AND WII The Southwest Georgia Regional Library System invites all area teens ages 11 - 18 to play Guitar Hero on the PlayStation 2 on Monday, June 1 at 3:30 p.m. at the Miller County - James W. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'God Bless America and God Bless You'

We have just graduated some of our future. They are among the brightest and the best. More...

You're so Vain. And so Busted.

Pop culture and pop music tell us more about a nation's mind-set than a library piled with papers scribbled by social workers who don't have a clue about life outside the ivory tower. Sometimes, the messages are mixed. More...

Cartoon

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Calvin Everett inducted into Hall of Fame

President of the MCHS Booster Club, Martile Pickle asked her husband and Miller County Board of Education member, Terry Pickle, to say a few words about the 2009 Hall of Fame inductee recognized at the spring sports banquet held last Monday night, More...

SGA graduates 35

The 38th graduation exercise of Southwest Georgia Academy took place Thursday night, May 21, 2009, at 8:00 p.m. inside the Wayne Profitt Jr., Gymnasium in Damascus. The graduates marched in to "Pomp and Circumstance" by Elgar played by Mrs. More...

Religion

'Walking the Graduation Line'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) I had the privilege of attending my granddaughter's graduation last week. More...

I miss you

A widower who never paid any attention to his wife while she was alive now found himself missing her desperately. He went to a psychic to see if he could contact his late wife. The psychic went into a trance. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Dog Bite On May 21, Wadene Calhoun advised that a dog had bitten her. Officer Dale Glover observed a white male dog in the yard and asked if that was the dog. Calhoun stated that it was and that the dog belonged to the neighbor next door. More...

Public Safety report

May 22 799F Civil Papers Served x5 •Domestic, Whites Bridge Rd. •Citation, 45 N. More...

Buckling down on unbuckled drivers on Georgia's rural roads

It's hard to believe, but we're nearly halfway through 2009, and summer vacation road trips are almost here. More...

Living & Style

Miss Roberts, Mr. Smith engaged to marry

Susan and Cecil Carl Roberts of Colquitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Cecilia Jean Roberts of Bainbridge, to Terry Chad Smith, also of Bainbridge. More...

Jonah and the teacher

A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales and how she had heard in Sunday School about how a whale had swallowed Jonah. More...

Hodge, Perry to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Williams cordially invite you to the divine marriage ceremony of their daughter, Joan Hodge, to Ricky Perry, son of Ms. Charlie Mae Johnson and Mr. James Perry Sr. More...

Obituaries

Ralph Lynwood "Lynn" Smith

Mr. Ralph Lynwood "Lynn" Smith, age 82, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in Quitman. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 19, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville with Rev. More...

Willie C. Bush

Funeral services for Mr. Willie C. Bush were held Monday at Bethel M.B. Church. Burial followed at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Early County. A complete obituary will follow in next weeks's edition. More...

Judy Lynette Faircloth Wood Cloud

Mrs. Judy Lynette Faircloth Wood Cloud, age 63, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 26, at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents had a week full of fun this past week. Sunday we had Sunday School with Mr. Charles Thorne that morning, and members from Bellview came on Sunday afternoon. Monday morning we had Bible study with Rev. More...

45 lessons on aging

Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio. "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. More...

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