September 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Artist donates painting to school

Jason Sheffield, a graduate of Miller County High School, recently donated a 4' x 6' painting of the new school to Principal Robert McIntosh. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Sunny and Daisy decided to do some exploring about 7:15 a.m. last Thursday morning, but it didn't end well for Sunny. The horses were on Lake Douglas Road when an oncoming truck swerved to miss Daisy. More...

Callie Mae Maddox celebrates birthday

People are living longer these days, and Miller County's own Callie Mae Maddox is no exception. When her family feted her five years ago at the age of 90, they told her, "If you live another five years, we'll do the same thing again. More...

Judge Carter sets Trial Date for Obama's Eligibility

Many concerned veterans and citizens attended a hearing in federal court in Santa Ana, CA, in the lawsuit against Barack Obama to determine his eligibility to be president and commander-in-chief. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

The Gov-mint who is in Washington says that the "Recession, Depredion or Concession, is over, well that reminds me of what Harry Truman sed bout the Korean War being a little "Police Action," by gosh, he must not have seen the, "chosen few," who pi More...

Bells attend UGA Cheerleading Camp

Belinda, Rebecca, and Hillary Bell attended the fourth annual University of Georgia Southern Belle's Cheerleading Spirit Camp in Athens. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

First off, I would like to give a special thanks to anyone and everyone that helped with the chicken-que. Also I would like to thank everyone that bought a chicken-que plate; you helped raise a bunch of money. More...

Obituaries

Anne Roberts

Mrs. Anne Vira Roberts, 78, of Colquitt died Friday, September 25, 2009, at South East Alabama Medical Center. Mrs. Roberts was a retired floral designer and attended Mt. Olive Holiness Church. More...

CHRISTINE DEAN POLLOCK

Mrs. Christine Dean Pollock, age 84, of Bainbridge died Saturday, September 26, 2009. Mrs. Pollock was born July 11, 1925, in Decatur County. She was a charter member of Morningside Baptist Church. More...

CHARLOTTE COX

Mrs. Charlotte Edwina Cox, age 67, of Colquitt died Sunday, September 27, 2009, at South East Alabama Medical Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 30, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

What an exciting week it has been this past week; we have had all kinds of activities going on around Miller Nursing Home. We started our week as always with Mr. Charles Thorne giving our Sunday School lesson. More...

Southwest Health District launches toll-free Flu Hotline in English and Spanish

For Southwest Georgia residents, access to up-to-date information on Pandemic H1N1 Influenza, also known as Swine Flu, is only a phone call away - and the call is toll-free. More...

It works

A three-year-old boy is sitting on the toilet. His mother thinks he has been in there too long, so she goes in to see what's up. More...

Miss Colquitt competes for National Peanut title

Amber Espinoza, the reigning Miss Colquitt, will be representing her hometown of Colquitt in the upcoming National Peanut Festival Pageant. The pageant will be held at the Dothan Civic Center October 2 and October 3, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. More...

MCHS homecoming court chosen

Students in grades nine through 12 at Miller County High School recently voted and selected homecoming representatives for the 2009-2010 homecoming court. Representing the ninth grade are Rachel Grimsley, Krystal Stovall and Alea Worsley. More...

Thefts, burglary and stolen vehicles solved

On August 13,2009, Cpl. Mary Price responded to a burglary call on Hwy. 27 south in Miller County. When she arrived, she made contact with the victim who advised that Sarah Graves had come into her house and was seen going out a front window. More...

Religion

'Too Big To Fail?'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) "If you are too big to fail you are too big to exist." That was a quote that I heard the other day that I found interesting. More...

What an Awesome and Orderly God

God's accuracy may be observed in the hatching of eggs. For example: -the eggs of the potato bug hatch in 7 days; -those of the canary in 14 days; -those of the barnyard hen in 21 days; -The eggs of ducks and geese hatch in 28 days; More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

Citations September 21 Bobby Earl Ellison: DUI, Failure to maintain Lane Shatoya Crankfeild: Maintaining Disorderly Home Shykeith Trimone Anderson: Maintaining Disorderly Home September 24 Shirley Ann Callaway: More...

Sheriff Department Reports

September 21 799F School Zone (Morning and Evening) •Supreme Court, magistrate Court Hearing •Inmate Transport, Albany 799J Accident, Grimsley Bridge Rd. More...

Georgia peanut industry donates 28,224 jars of peanut butter to Georgia Association of Food Banks

TIFTON, - The Georgia peanut industry has donated 28,224 jars of peanut butter to the Food Bank of Southwest Georgia in celebration of Hunger Action Month in September. More...

Living & Style

Henry, Barnett to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Henry announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Elizabeth, to Taylor Allen Barnett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Barnett, all of Marietta. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Carden of Albany, Mr. More...

Thanks for listening!

I have learned to expect gifts from God in the form of people. People who I meet for a few seconds, a few hours or even for a lifetime. My wife and I took a short train ride on an old historic train. It was part of her birthday plans. More...

Wet pants and goldfish

Come with me to a third grade classroom. There is a nine-year-old kid sitting at his desk, and all of a sudden, there is a puddle between his feet and the front of his pants are wet. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Even the bad can be good-

It was a good week, and a bad week last week. The most of it was good for a boy my age to be able to be up, and tell about what happened. Last Monday was good. I got up early, took the dog out of the pen for a morning walk. More...

Cartoon

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Chilling Thoughts From Up North

Wisconsin calls itself "America's Dairyland." They could also bill it as "A pretty swell place with lots of nice people." At least that's the impression I got during my first visit. More...