January 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fun House not too much fun

Sunday morning, January 24, at 12:51 a.m., law enforcement officers from the City of Colquitt and the Miller County Sheriff Department went to the Fun House on Martin Luther King Street in reference to a stabbing and reports of gun shots.   More...

Community

Peanut Butter for Haiti

Over three million servings of peanut butter are on the way to Haiti this week to assist relief efforts underway in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake.   More...

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday Book Club   More...

New medical technology

A married couple went to the hospital to have their baby delivered. More...

Public Safety

POLIcE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 9 800H Domestic 2x •Patrol   January 10 800H Traffic Stop •Patrol •Unlock Vehicle   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   January 20 799J Missing Juvenile, Mayhaw Rd. •Assist Motorist, Hwy. 27 North •Speak with Subject via Phone, Sheriff ’s Office   More...

911 CALLS

January 22 • Escort - Hwy. 91 • 911 Hang-up Call - Thompsontown Rd. • Speeding Auto - Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Weeks, Mock to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Wendell D. Weeks of Baconton would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy Lyn Weeks, to Tony Daniel Mock. Daniel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony A. Mock of Colquitt.   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. More...

Five Generations

Five Generations of girls: (standing, L-R): Tamara Grow Spann holding Kayden Jade Spann, Rebecca Grow, Gwen Cooper; (seated: Calista Gilbert More...

I hate my job-

When you have an “I Hate My Job day”   Try this out: Stop at your pharmacy and go to the thermometer section and purchase a rectal thermometer made by Johnson & Johnson.   Be very sure you get this brand. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

What an exciting time we had this past week. We enjoyed every thing from games, to movies, to birthday parties and many other activities. More...

Miller County Hospital is a great rural hospital

by Terry Toole

The Colquitt Lions Club members got a first hand report on our local hospital Wednesday, January 20.   Lion President Luke Clearman called the meeting to order. The blessing was given by Lavon or Randy Clenney? after a delicious luncheon. More...

COC banquet biggest ever

Each year the Colquitt- Miller County Chamber of Commerce banquets just keep getting better and more fun for all those who participate. More...

Two killed in wreck Monday

A young girl and her grandmother were killed in an automobile accident which happened in Brinson at the intersection of U.S. 84 West and Georgia 310 on Monday afternoon.   More...

Religion

A valuable Valentine gift

You’ve bought flowers for your sweetheart, a box of chocolates for your mom, a red tie for dad. More...

‘Evaluation Time’

Inspiration

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

Top 10 Predictions for 2010

1. The Bible will still have all the answers.   2. Prayer will still be the most powerful thing on Earth.   More...

School & Sports

Happy Birthday to me!!

Taylor Widner killed this 10 point buck on Thursday morning, January 14, 2010, in Miller County on Spring Creek. More...

Miller County Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) did it again

On January 12 and 13, 27 HOSA students competed in the Region 4 HOSA competition. This competition consisted of a 1-2 hour state knowledge exam. These exams are prepared by the state and administered by a proctor from the local school system. More...

Twins apply to join USAF

The chief of staff of the US Air Force decided that he would personally intervene in the recruiting crisis affecting all of our armed services. More...

Obituaries

HORACE LOVERING

Mr. Horace Lovering, age 74, of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services were held Friday, January 22, at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall and Rev. Walter Daniels officiating. More...

PAMELA LEONA HOLT CREEL

Mrs. Pamela Leona Holt Creel of Jakin died Friday, January 22, 2010, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL.   Funeral services were held Monday, January 25, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jerry Tiner officiating. More...

JACK BENFORD FIVEASH

Mr. Jack Benford Fiveash, age 82, of Donalsonville passed away Monday, January 11, 2010, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.   Funeral services for Mr. Fiveash were held Thursday, January 14, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Hind-sight is 20-20 to some!

Last week was a very good week. I'm still losing friends, but some of them are getting better.   I was chastised last week for not reporting on my "first wife." I really did, or she really did in a thank you note.   More...

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Full Story

Regina Brett's 45 life lessons and 5 to grow on

To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me.   It is the most-requested column I've ever written. My odometer rolls over to 50 this week, so here's an update:   1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. More...