April 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor for a Day

On Friday, April 16, Celeste Roland was sworn in as “Mayor” for the day in the City of Colquitt. More...

Gas prices differ

Nothing affects the money left in the average citizen’s pocketbook like the price of gas. Even those who depend on their government for the average pocketbook gas. More...

Community

MCHS Class of 1954 celebrates

The MCHS Class of 1954 held its 56th class reunion Friday, April 16, 2010, at the American Legion Hall. A great time of fellowship, hugging and reminiscing was enjoyed before the dinner was served.   More...

MCHS Class of 1952 holds reunion

Miller County Class of 1952 held its yearly reunion on April 16 and 17. There were 34 classmates and 25 spouses and guests attending. On April 16, the class met at Moby Dick. More...

Oklahoma leads the way

An update from Oklahoma: Oklahoma law passed, 37 to 9, had a few liberals in the mix, an amendment to place the Ten Commandments on the front entrance to the state capitol. The feds in D.C., along with the ACLU, said it would be a mistake. More...

School & Sports

MCES News

Miller County Elementary School students are ready for the CRCT! Their teachers have worked hard to prepare them for the test. The CRCT will begin on April 27. More...

Seminole Ramlins

This clear water has shown plenty of Talapia bedding in sandy water 3 to 5 feet deep here on Lake Seminole.   More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

This week at the golf course we will be deep drilling the greens. This will happen on Wednesday. The course will be closed all day on Wednesday, April 28. The machines will be in operation beginning Wednesday morning. More...

Obituaries

Laverne Powell Laslie

Laverne Powell Laslie, 85, of Bainbridge, passed away Friday, April 23, 2010, at her residence. More...

CLARA L. TOLIVER

Mrs. Clara L. Warren Toliver, 85, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Miller County Hospital.   More...

Mildred Phillips Jackson

A graveside service for Mrs. Mildred Phillips Jackson, 87, of Columbia, SC, was held at 11 a.m., Friday morning, at Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens, officiated by The Rev. Ron Bower, pastor of the First Church of God, Sumter, SC. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A great place to be a part of-

"You've really got a nice little town, and so many good things going on. The people are so friendly," are remarks made by some of our thousands of visitors to Colquitt each year.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Mistaken identity

It's been over 2,000 years since Jesus was born. Since then, His life and death have changed the world in ways no one could have predicted.   More...

National Day of Prayer at the courthouse, if not the White House

In 1952, President Truman established one day a year as a "National Day of Prayer."   In 1988, President Reagan designated the first Thursday in May of each year as the National Day of Prayer. More...

Candidates qualifying thus far

The qualifying started Monday morning, April 26, at 9:00 a.m., and several Democratic candi- dates were there to pay in to Probate Judge Brenda McNease.   The only candidates who had already announced in this newspaper, have qualified. More...

Lockart, Gymnastics State Champion

Anna Lee Lockart of Colquitt is the Level 2 Gymnastics State Champion!   More...

Religion

‘When Things Get Worse’

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

So how was your life?

He was a most remarkable man. A man of years clearly mapped out upon his face. Clean, well kept, but not pretentious in his style or dress. I shook his hand and felt a mix of gentle wear and hardened, callus, leather-like skin. More...

Mt. Olive Church

Mt. Olive Church would like to invite you to visit with them at Mt. Olive Holiness Church. Brother Daniel Dean, an anointed preacher is our pastor. We are located on Jeterville Road. We have prayer for the sick. Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS April 19 800S Assist 800D with Traffic Stop, Crawford St. April 20 800S Assist EMT’s, Bush St. •Assist with a Fight, N. MLK, Jr. St. •Prisoner/Subject in Custody, Sheriff’s Office More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   April 19 799F School Zone •Court Detail •Civil Papers Served •Livestock on Roadway, 45 North •Home Alarm, Draper Jones Rd. •Domestic, Draper Jones Rd. •Security Checks   More...

Texas sheriff exam

A man in Texas looking to join the Frio County Sheriff's Department was being interviewed. More...

Living & Style

Pace, Buckhaulter to marry in spring ceremony

Amanda Pace and John Buckhaulter of Donalsonville have finalized their wedding plans. More...

Class of 1947 Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1947 celebrated its 63rd anniversary on April 17, 2010. The reunion began with a luncheon at Helen’s Restaurant. More...

Bohannon, Enfinger to unite in marriage

Katie Bohannon and Brent Enfinger have completed plans for their wedding. The outdoor wedding will take place Saturday, May 1, at 3:00 p.m. at the home of Danny and Dawn Spehard. More...