December 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Driver ejected from truck

A single vehicle accident occurred on Three Notch Road near Camella Lane Monday, November 11, at 10:20 a.m. The driver was ejected from his vehicle and sustained very serious injuries. More...

Gunshot victim airlifted

A victim of a gunshot wound was airlifted from the GSP heliport in Colquitt Sunday night, November 29, at approximately 8:25 p.m.   The report is not complete, but a white female was shot in the lower leg according to a friend. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Th e Bainbridge Hardee’s was robbed by armed men early Saturday morning according to Bainbridge Public Safety.   An employee stated he was walking out to his car, after closing up the restaurant around 12 a.m. More...

Tough times in Texas

It's a slow day in a little East Texas town. The sun is beating down, and the streets are deserted. Times are tough; everybody is in debt, and everybody lives on credit.   More...

Life’s Wonderful Trip

“I got the job and the wife I wanted,” says Benjamin David Hunter, who celebrated his ninety seventh birthday on November 25, 2009.   More...

School & Sports

MCES News

Excitement is filling the air at MCES as the Christmas holidays slowly approach. We have many different activities planned for the students before they go home for the holidays. More...

Photo

Jacob Bryan, age 10, killed this eight point buck in Baker County on Thanksgiving Day. Jacob is the son of Matt and Tonya Bryan. More...

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Obituaries

SUE VIRGINIA BRANCH GRANTHAM

Mrs. Sue Virginia Branch Grantham, 85, of Chula died Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at her residence.   More...

JACKIE DONALD CRAWFORD

Mr. Jackie Donald Crawford, age 59, of Iron City died Saturday November 28, 2009, at his residence.   Graveside services were held Tuesday, December 1, at 1:00 p.m. at Mothers Home Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

JUNE JOHNSON

Mrs. June Johnson, age 62, of Colquitt died Wednesday November 25, 2009, at Miller County Hospital.   A memorial service will be held at a later date.   Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.   More...

Health

Cinnamon and Honey

Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality honey is always honey. More...

Celebrating 234 years of brotherhood

On Saturday, November 14, 2009, the Devil Dawgs gathered at the Moby Dick Restaurant in Colquitt for a celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps birthday. The actual birthday of the Corps was November 10. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents and staff have enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday and are looking forward to Christmas. It will not be long, and you will see the lights starting to go up around our home. More...

Buddy, have a drink!

It was an alcoholic’s dream come true. There was beer strewn all over the right-of-way of SR 91 highway. The smell alone would make most anyone a little tipsy. More...

101 and counting

Ms. Ruther Jernigan, a resident of Miller Nursing Home, celebrated her 101st birthday last week with family and friends.   Ms. Ruther was born November 25, 1908, in Miller County. More...

Suspect arrested for possession

On Wednesday, November 25, 2009, Sgt. Brad Cox of the Miller County Sheriff's Department made contact with a suspicious vehicle he observed at the Kangaroo Express on Highway 27 South.   More...

Religion

‘Appreciate the True Light’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   I hope all the bright decorative lights of this Christmas season will do more than fascinate and entertain us--I trust they will be a reminder of the Great Light, Jesus Christ, Wh More...

Public Safety

911 CALLS

November 27 • Stopping Suspicious Person/ Vehicle - 45 N. • Suspicious Activity - Crawford St.   More...

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 23 800C Unlock Vehicle •Alarm 2x, Main St. •Traffic Stop 800G Escort •Burglary November 24 800C Alarm, Main St. More...

Life-saving tips for ladies

Sent by a cop please read! Because of recent abductions and tough times getting tougher, in daylight hours, refresh yourself of these things to do in an emergency situation...   It never hurts to be careful in this crazy world we live in. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Kayden Lee Peter!

Darrell and Katie Peter would like to announce the birth of their son, Kayden Lee Peter.   Kayden was born Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at Donalsonville Women and Children's Center. He was born at 8:19 p.m. More...

OB Fan

A teacher in New York asked her sixth grade class how many of them were Obama fans.   Not really knowing what an Obama fan was, but wanting to be liked by the teacher, all the kids raised their hands except for Little Johnny. More...

Come see 'Caroline or Change'

Victoria and Lynn Henley are starring as the roles of Rose Stopnick and Grandma Gellman (respectively) in the operetta, “Caroline or Change,” at the historic Quincy Music Theatre in Quincy, Florida. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

How to know the devil doesn't have you-

This has been a good and not so good Thanksgiving season.   I'm not sure how it happened, but I was talked into going to our final football game of the season on a bus. It was a seven hour ride, one way. More...

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A letter to Obama from a hero

Dear President Obama,   My name is Harold Estes, approaching 95 on December 13 of this year. People meeting me for the first time don't believe my age because I remain wrinkle free and pretty much mentally alert.   More...