May 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sweet Tooth Bakery holds ribbon cutting

A large crowd of family and friends were on hand to help cut the ribbon of Colquitt’s newest business last Wednesday afternoon, May 12. More...

SGA’s Danielle Powell signs with Andrew College

Southwest Georgia Academy senior, Danielle Powell, signed with Andrew College in Cuthbert on Monday, May 10, 2010. She was surrounded by her parents, classmates, and the varsity softball team as she signed. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Two of the three burglars were in custody minutes after their break-in, and a couple of hours later, Public Safety arrested the third on Wednesday.   More...

Preston celebrates first birthday

Preston Garney celebrated his first birthday on February 24. His Neenie and Big H hosted his Mickey Mouse party with many of his family and friends attending.   Preston is the son of Wayne and Hannah Garney of Colquitt. More...

‘Retarded’ Grandparents

Written by a third grader, on what his grandparents do.   After Christmas, a teacher asked her young pupils how they spent their holiday away from school. One child wrote the following:   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 10 800C Traffic Stop 2x •Busy, Top Road •Obstruction, Peter St. •Assist Housing Authority, Bush St. •Bus Detail   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   May 10 799G Return Inmate, Jackson Prison   May 11 799G Pick Up Funeral Signs, Grady Cobb Rd. •Put Out Funeral Signs, Cooktown Rd. •Served Paper •Served Paper, Railroad St.   More...

War Memorial cross stolen from California's Mojave Desert

The war memorial cross has been stolen from its place in the Mojave Desert.   The memorial cross has been on the same spot since it was erected in 1934 by a veteran group. More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1957 enjoys reunion

During the weekend of April 16-18, the 1957 Class of Miller County High School held its reunion. The festive weekend events were hosted by Jerry Grimsley and Karen Hasty.   More...

Guy, Morris to wed

Marty and Charlene Guy of Donalsonville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Amanda Guy, to Guy Kevin Morris Jr. He is the son of Eugene and Lois Morris of Donalsonville. More...

McMickle, Cannon complete wedding plans for May 22

Beth McMickle and Seth Cannon have completed plans for their wedding.   The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie McMickle, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cannon. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's been a good and bad year, so far-

Each week, as a rule, I look back for a year to see what I've written about. If it's fairly good, if worse comes to worse, I could use the same article again, since I'm sure no one remembers what it was about. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Betting on a comeback

You never know when your personal history is going to come back and tap you on the shoulder. Sometimes, for all the wrong reasons.   Until a few days ago, I hadn't thought about Venice, La., for decades. More...

Fishing team wins another big bass tournament

Two of Miller County's top fishermen have won yet another bass tournament, along with enough cash to almost pay for the gas they use as Hubert Stafford and Steve Holt go fishing every time they get a chance.   More...

Truck vs motorcycle crash

A vehicle vs motorcycle accident was reported to E911, with injuries, Monday, May 17, at 5:29 p.m. EMS with ambulance, Fire and Rescue teams and law enforcement officers were dispatched to the scene.   More...

Gasoline going up, Oil prices go down

“There’s oil in them thar waters.” With the oil pouring out into the Gulf of Mexico, you would think oil prices might go up, but oil prices dropped Monday, below $70.00 per barrel to $69.76. More...

Religion

‘Choose Contentment’

Inspiration

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

Prayer For Such A Time As This

Editor’s note: This is a new service of this newspaper. In the past few months, my family came to realize what the power of prayer can do for a person, a community, a marriage, a church, a nation or you name it. More...

Thought for the day:

Lest we forget! More...

School & Sports

FFA members attend convention

More than 3,200 members, advisors, sponsors and guests attended the 82nd Georgia FFA Convention on April 22- 24, at the Centreplex in Macon, Georgia. More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

MAY 19 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Pancake Pup & Syrup, Fruit Lunch - Spaghetti/Meat Sauce/Garlic Bread, Green Beans, Fresh Veggies/Dip • Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Oven Fries, Fresh Veggies/Dip, Fruit MAY 20 - THURSDAY Breakfast More...

SUMMERTIME TIPS FOR MY YOUNG ANGLING BUDDIES

Tell me, are there still any youthful hot-weather fishermen out there who will spend the better part of their out-of-school time hiking or biking to a favorite fishing hole? More...

Obituaries

PRISCILLA KELLY HORNSBY

Mrs. Priscilla Kelly Hornsby, age 69, of Donalsonville died Sunday, May 16, 2010.   Funeral services for Mrs. Hornsby were held on Tuesday, May 18, at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Worship Assembly with Rev. Charles Barineau officiating. More...

JAMES M. CONNELL

James M. Connell, 73, of Bainbridge died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at Select Specialty Hospital in Tallahassee, FL. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 14, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jean Watson officiating. More...

INEZ LAYTON GREEN

Inez Layton Green, 98, of Warm Springs, (formerly of Bainbridge), passed away Sunday, May 16, 2010, at Warm Springs Nursing Home.   Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18, at Roselawn Memory Gardens with Rev. More...