November 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates fall to Clinch Co. 25-20 in region championship game

The rematch for region champs came down to the Miller County Pirates facing the Clinch County Panthers here at Pirate field; and Clinch had not forgotten the strong defensive Pirates' shut-out earlier this season. More...

Veteran's Day Notice

Don't forget to attend the annual Veteran's Day service on the Miller County square on the northwest corner of the courthouse yard. The service will be held at the Veteran's Monument today, November 11, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The clerk at the Family Dollar at Shotwell and Scott streets was held at gun point on Tuesday night for what probably seemed like an eternity to her. The would-be robber pointed a gun at her and demanded the cash from her drawer. More...

Local 4-H'er selected for Clovers & Co.

Rachel Grimsley of Seminole County 4-H has been selected to perform with the nationally acclaimed Georgia 4-H Performing Arts Group, Clovers & Co. Rachel is the 14-year-old daughter of Felix and Tammy Grimsley of Colquitt. More...

Do it anyway

This quote from Mother Teresa is painted on a wall of a children's home in Calcutta, India. I was inspired enough to pass it on to you. I hope you enjoy and appreciate it as much as I did. More...

School & Sports

MCES announces Good Citizens for month of October

Miller County Elementary School is pleased to honor the Good Citizens for the month of October. These children were nominated by their reading teachers to receive this honor. More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

NOVEMBER 11 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Breakfast Bun & Fruit Lunch - Beef Strips/Gravy/Roll, Steamed Rice, Broccoli & Cheese, Corn Dog, French Fries, Fresh Veggies/Dip, More...

MCES announces Honor Roll

First Grade Principal's Honor Roll: Haley Butler, Morgan Cason, Summer Colwell, Layton Cowart, Jacey Cox, Mallarie Freeman, Tytina Glover, Carter Ann Houston, Ty Long, Alayna Maloy, Cain Morse, Luv Patel, Rodrika Wilson, Madalyn Yancey, More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Creek Without A Paddle How to lose a war and a nation!

On November 11, at 11:00 a.m. each year, we go to the northwest corner of the courthouse yard to honor and remember our veterans. Last Sunday at church, all the veterans were asked to stand. More...

A day to remember-Veterans' Day

Veterans' Day, Wednesday, November 11, is a time to pause and thank our veterans! More...

Always Something

W.C. Yates of Colquitt is the Southern Pullers Association 2009 Points Champion for 6000# 4WD Super Stock Trucks. That sounds like quite a title of a puller, and it is especially for W.C. More...

The Great American Smokeout will be November 20 - - - - - - - -

This year, November 20 will mark the 26th annual Great American Smokeout, held by the American Cancer Society(ACS). The purpose of this event is to challenge Americans to quit smoking at least for this one day. More...

Grady Jarvis winner in city election

On Tuesday, November 3, 2009, the city election drew only 38 people to the polls to cast their ballot. Thirteen voters had cast their ballots in the early voting, and six voted absentee ballots. More...

MAY-HAW returns to Cotton Hall

If you have never seen a production of MAY-HAW, you are in for one of the best times in your life. If you've seen it before, you haven't seen this year's performance. Each year is a new show with new jokes and songs. More...

Religion

'The Joy of Finding'

Inspiration

I have had more than my usual episodes of misplacing or losing things lately. Thankfully, most of the items that got separated from me were rather quickly recovered. I had a couple of books to escape me for awhile. More...

Public Safety

911 MC SO/EMS/FD CaLLS

November 2 • Front burglary alarm - Spring St. November 3 • Logging trucks are in the area, and he is unsure about a permit - Highway 39/Bridges Rd. More...

POLICE DEpar TMENT REpOrTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 2 800E Suspicious Person/Vehicle •Unlock Vehicle •Unlock Vehicle, Perry St. More...

SHErIFF DEpar TMENT REpOrTS

DAILY REPORTS November 2 799F School Zone Morning and Evening •Unlock Vehicle, Bremond St. •Civil Papers Served 3x •Residence Alarm, Hwy. 45 N. 799J Unlock Vehicle, Union Church Rd. •Cow Out, Hwy. More...

Obituaries

JAMES AARON WOOD

Mr. James Aaron Wood, age 38, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, died Tuesday, November 3, 2009. Graveside services were held Tuesday, November 10, at 3:00 p.m. at Rawls Cemetery in Colquitt. Mr. More...

PAULINE RICH COOPER

Pauline Rich Cooper, age 99, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2009, at John Knox Manor in Montgomery, AL. Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 6, at Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Stephen L. More...

VIRGINIA E. "BETTY" COOK PRICE

Mrs. Virginia Elizabeth "Betty" Cook Price, age 83, of Panama City Beach, FL, died Monday, November 2, 2009. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 7, at the Heritage Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. David Warten officiating. More...

Health

Miller County HOSA Attends Fall Leadership Conference

Miller County HOSA students attended Georgia HOSA's annual Fall Leadership Conference on October 23- 25 in Atlanta. HOSA members stayed in the famous Marriott Marquis. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents had a fun week this past week. We started Sunday morning off with Sunday School, and New Home FWB Church was with us that afternoon. We have started a new activity in the mornings. More...

Louisiana Girls

Three men were sitting together bragging about how they had given their new wives duties. The first man had married a woman from Texas. He told her that she was going to do dishes and house cleaning. More...