December 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Closed Session, Closed minds

I just returned from the last regular Miller County Board of Education meeting for the year on Monday night, December 6, 2010. More...

Bad checks and funny money surfacing here

On November 3, 2010, Officer Kenneth Kirkland was dispatched to Wilkin's IGA in reference to a possible counterfeit check.   The victim, Jodie Jarvis, turned over the possible counterfeit check and a DVD photo copy of the suspect.   More...

Community

Class of 1970 holds its 40th class reunion

The Miller County High School class of 1970 held its 40th Class Reunion on Saturday November 27, 2010. There was a myriad of activities for everyone. The day began with tee times at Crooked Oak Golf and Country Club; at 5:00 p.m. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Holiday Gift Ideas   More...

Miracle Dog

A mechanic who worked out of his home had a dog named Mace. Mace had a bad habit of eating all the grass on the mechanic's lawn, so the mechanic had to keep Mace inside. The grass eventually became overgrown.   More...

School & Sports

MCHS Students place in Area FFA Events

Miller County FFA member Rachel Grimsley recently placed second out of 12 individuals in the Area Five FFA Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event. The event was held at ABAC in Tifton, November 30, 2010.   More...

Seminole Ramlins

I look up over my house at the Cherry Tree completely bare of leaves, seemingly waiting for a warm rain, then before morning to freeze on the limbs and then the big Hickory Tree that 2 days ago was full of golden leaves are bare too. More...

Lady Pirates & Pirates Highlights

By: Glenda Bailey   The Miller County 2010- 2011 basketball season got underway here at the Miller County Gymnasium Tuesday, November 30, as our boys and girls faced off against the Calhoun County Lady Cougars and Cougars.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I've been accused-

I've been accused of knowing that fellow who keeps showing up around here with the white beard and a red and white suit.   I plead guilty as charged, and not only the little ones know it, their parents do, too. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

The final frontier

Some dreams die of old age.   I have always yearned to visit faraway places with strange-sounding names. Even as a child, I dreamed of sailing the South Pacific, scaling the Swiss Alps and watching the sun set behind the Great Pyramid.   More...

Pecan Thefts

With pecan prices bringing a higher price than they have in several years, it seems worth picking them up by more than the owners of the pecans. More...

Look who’s coming to breakfast-

Last Saturday morning, December 4, was a fun time at the James W. Merritt Memorial Library in Colquitt.   The library had two seatings, one at 9:30 a.m, and one at 10:30 a.m. More...

Arrest made for criminal damage

On December 2, 2010, Colquitt Police Department Officer Christopher Medina was dispatched to 208 N. MLK Jr. St. in reference to damage to property and battery.   More...

Religion

Pastor’s Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint by Retired Pastor Charles ‘Buddy’ Whatley (majac33@ gmail.com), living in Ochlocknee, GA, and working with the Southeastern Navajo Mission Team   More...

‘What a Plan’

Inspiration

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

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 29 800D Traffic stop • Citation • Security check • Assist EMS • Unlock vehicle • Standby for opening 800S Assist 800D, loud music, E. Bush St. More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS Vehicle Accident On December 5, 2010, Velva Jean Haire made contact with Deputy Brad Cox at the Miller County Sheriff’s Department in reference to filing an incident report. More...

MILLER-BAKER E 9-1-1 CALLS

November 29 Hwy. 91S, MSO, road hazard; Pretoria Rd., BSO, serve paper; E. Dancer St., MSO, Hwy. 91S; Grady Cobb, MSO, assist motorist; Hwy. 91N, NPD, out with subject/ vehicle; Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Kylie Brackin celebrates first

Kylie Brackin, daughter of Kaylyn and Kyle Brackin, celebrated her first birthday on Saturday, October 16, with a cupcake party. Enjoying food and fellowship with Kylie were aunts, uncles, cousins and many family friends.  More...

The Boy on the Potty

A little three-year-old boy is sitting on the toilet. His mother thinks he has been in there too long, so she goes in to see what's up.   The little boy is sitting on the toilet reading a book. More...

Nursing Home News

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. We have started to decorate our trees, and we are putting up our other decorations.   We enjoyed having Sunday School Sunday morning, and New Home was with us on Sunday afternoon.   More...

Health

What’s the difference between cold and flu?

How many times have you dismissed sniffles as “just a cold,” and carried on with a stuffed nose and sinuses assuming that the symptoms would eventually run their course, perhaps a bit more quickly with a few doses of Mom’s homemade More...

Georgia leads nation in flu activity

Southwest Georgia leads the nation in flu activity, so don’t wait any longer to get vaccinated. More...