January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Saints’ Grant placed on injured reserve

The New Orleans Saints placed starting DE Charles Grant (triceps) on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday. To replace his spot on the 53-man roster, the team re-signed veteran DE Paul Spicer.   More...

Stolen vehicle recovered

On December 30, 2009, Lt. Dale Glover of the Miller County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at 1682 Hwy. 91 North about a stolen Ford Explorer.   More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A typically uneventful arrest warrant turned into the discovery of a meth lab, an arrest, and the Hazmat Team working late into the night to clean it up.   Sheriff ’s Sgt. Steve Singleton, Cpl. More...

Ms. Louise celebrates 83 years

On December 13, 2009, family members gathered to celebrate Ms. Louise West Hodges’ 83rd birthday. Ms. Louise and the late Mr. Early West lived and raised their family in Colquitt. Currently, Ms. Louise resides in Brinson. More...

Upward Sports Ministry

Over 100 young people participate in new ministry

Colquitt First Baptist Church is proud to sponsor the Upward Sports Ministry for the first time in Colquitt.   What is the Upward experience? More...

School & Sports

MCES announces good citizens for December

Miller County Elementary School is pleased to honor the good citizens of the month of December.   These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

Bainbridge College Announces Fall 2009 Dean’s & Honors Lists

Bainbridge College (BC) Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Mariam Dittmann has announced the students who earned the distinction of being named to the BC Dean’s List and those named to the Honors List for Fall Semester 2009. More...

Warriors win three in a row

The SGA Warriors may have started off a little sluggish this year, but since the Christmas break the Warriors have won five out of their last six games, including three straight this past week. More...

Obituaries

JACK NICHOLSON

Mr. Jack Nicholson of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.   Funeral services were held Saturday, January 9, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Mike Mounts officiating. More...

EUGENE M. CATRETT

Mr. Eugene “Gene” M. Catrett passed away December 16, 2009, at his home at Elmcroft Assisted Living in Roswell.   More...

MARVIN E. SHEFFIELD

Mr. E. Marvin Sheffield, age 92, of Colquitt died Friday January 8, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.   Funeral services were held Monday, January 11, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fletcher Sheffield officiating. More...

'Baby, it's cold outside'

If the Climate Conference held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December of 2009 had been held in Colquitt, GA, this past week, the participants would have a tough time thinking we humans might be doing something to make it warmer or change the seasons. More...

2009

A Look Back

As the year 2010 begins, the news of 2009 is now history. To recap last year, here is summary of the articles found in the Miller County Liberal. More...

Colquitt has a new business

Miller County has a new accounting firm. On Friday, January 8, 2010, Tammy Pickle Phillips officially opened an accounting and tax services business on the square with the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony.   Mrs. More...

Religion

‘A Look at Life’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

Heaven and Hell

A Holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, “Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.”   The Lord led the holy man to two doors. More...

Thought for the day:

Lest we forget! Thought for the day:   In case we find ourselves starting to believe all the anti-American sentiment and negativity, we should remember England’s Prime Minister Tony Blair’s words during a recent interview. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 4 800G Break-In •Attempted Break-In   January 5 800C Assist Motorist •Hit and Run 800G Escort •EMS Call   More...

SHERIFF’s DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY REPORTS   January 6 799F</BO •Domestic, Newberry Chambers Rd. •Security Checks •Logging Permit Check, Griggs Lucille Rd.   799R School Zone Detail, Phillipsburg Rd. More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

Holiday Closing More...

Welcome, Mac, Lela and Samuel

Mr. and Mrs. Milton Johnson proudly announce the birth of their grandchildren.   More...

Nursing Home News

Residents and staff have started the new year off with a bang.   Sunday morning we had Sunday School, and Sunday afternoon we had members from Mother’s Home Free Will Baptist Church with us. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘Lord, It's Hard To Be Humble.’

This was a good and not so good week.   I've still got my first wife at the house, and that is good. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

The River Part 1

I just sent the following to a columnist for the Miller County Liberal whose writing I enjoy. He is a good old southern boy who loves to fish and hunt. His last column started me thinking. More...