November 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Command performance

The Queen of England wasn't in Colquitt, Wednesday night, October 27, but a number of her subjects were in the audience for this command performance of the world acclaimed MAYHAW show. More...

Lydia Thompson brings home ribbons from State Fair

Our own Lydia Thompson of Colquitt brought home four ribbons from the 21st Annual Georgia National Fair in Perry. Lydia entered six photographs in the youth photography category. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A man was stabbed on Anderson Street on Wednesday afternoon due to an altercation after an arrest last Sunday evening. It has not been a good week for James Alley.   More...

Ice cream is good for the soul

Last week, I took my children to a restaurant.   My six-year-old son asked if he could say grace.   As we bowed our heads, he said, "God is good, God is great. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS October 23 800S Assist motorist, accident, Main St. • Subject in custody, 1 white male, court • Traffic stops 2x, 27N • Traffic stop, North Martin Luther King Jr. St. • Traffic stop, College St. More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

October 22 799R Transport prisoner, Seminole Co. Jail • Paper served, Seminole Co. Jail • Direct Traffic, school zone • Speak with subject, Sheriff’s Office • Fire, Avenue Rd. • Assist Police Department, Main St. More...

Living & Style

Smith, Widner to speak wedding vows

Mr. and Mrs. Arvis Smith Jr. of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mallory Elizabeth Smith, to Vernon Gregory (G.J.) Widner Jr. of Colquitt. He is the son of Jeana and Chris Scott and Greg Widner of Colquitt. More...

Nursing Home News

It is hard to believe that we are in November. This year is passing by so fast, and before you know it, Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here.   We have been very busy around the nursing home over the past few weeks. More...

Victoria Henley to star in ‘The Tempest’

Local actress Victoria Henley is thrilled to be starring in the Capital City Shakespeare's upcoming production of "The Tempest" in the role of Miranda.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Love everybody is easier said -

I was thinking back, way back, about when I was a boy and some of the lessons my folks tried to teach me.   I lost my dad when I was 13, so he really didn't get to teach me all that he would have. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

New baby, new challenge

Thank goodness life isn't fair.   A list of my lifetime screw-ups would fill more notebooks than the Library of Congress could store. Despite my shortcomings, the blessings keep coming my way. More...

New councilman named

A news release from the City of Colquitt was received November 1.   Mayor Jerry Chapman had appointed Buren "Ox" Griffin to the fill the remaining unexpired term of the vacated District 3 City Council seat for the City of Colquitt. More...

Agricultural Icon Mural dedicated

As far as we can determine at this time, one of the largest hand painted murals in the U.S.A. has been dedicated right here in Colquitt, Georgia. The 27,000 square foot structure is owned by Birdsong Peanut Company and is used to store peanuts. More...

Local election results will be on millercountyliberal.com website

The only bad thing about going to press on Tuesday is that primaries and elections are always held on that day. We can’t report the election in this newspaper, since we print prior to the election results being completed.   More...

Headstart receives large grant

The Department of Community Affairs has awarded the Miller County Board of Commissioners the Community Development Block Grant. This grant is for the expansion of the Miller County Head Start Center.   More...

Religion

‘My Aching Foot!’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   I am so grateful that I am not plagued by chronic pain. More...

God is busy

If you don't know God, don't make stupid remarks.   A United States Marine was attending some college courses between assignments. He had completed missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Grave marker dedication to be held

The Joel Early Chapter Sons of the American Revolution request the honor of your presence at the grave marker dedication commemorating the service of Revolutionary War Soldier, James W. Alexander on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. More...

School & Sports

Indians win family feud, 29-7

Friday night’s game was a total nightmare for the Miller County Pirates as the Seminole County rolled past our boys with a win of 29-7. More...

Miller County Middle School honor roll for first 9 weeks

Miller County Middle School Principal Frank Killingsworth announces the following students as having met requirements for Honor Roll for the 2010-11 First Nine Weeks grading period:   Principal’s List – 95 and above in each class More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

NOVEMBER 3 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, Fruit Lunch - Nachos/Chili/Cheese, Saltines, Salsa/Sour Cream, Seasoned Corn, Steak Nuggets/Roll, Creamed Potatoes, Broccoli & Cheese, Fruit NOVEMBER 4 - THURSDAY Breakfast - More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Willie Lee John

Mrs. Willie Lee John passed away on October 24, 2010. She was born in Colquitt, on February 29, 1920. She attended school in Colquitt, but moved to Jacksonville, FL, in 1941. She was the daughter of the late Grover Duncan and Florence Glass.  More...

BONNIE SUE FRANKLIN

Mrs. Bonnie Sue Franklin, age 72, of Colquitt died Friday, October 29, 2010, at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 31, at 4:00 p.m. at Cook’s Union Methodist Church with Rev. Bert Alexander and Rev. More...

Hattie Flora Kutosky

Hattie Flora Kutosky, 88, of Granite City, IL., passed from this life on Friday, October 15, 2010, at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL. Hattie was born on September 8, 1922, in Colquitt, to Byron and Sadie Mae (Musgrove) Rentz. More...