December 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspect arrested for child molestation

An arrest for child molestation was made by Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Toby Miller on Friday, December 17.   The victim, a nine-yearold male, reported an incident that had just occurred in a bathroom at a local department store.   More...

Gas prices rising

by MCL staff writer   If you didn't get anything else for Christmas, you got some higher gas prices at the pumps.   More...

Henry named GA Master

by MCL staff writer   Today the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA)/Homeland Security formally recognized Miller County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Deborah T. Henry as a Georgia Master Certified Emergency Manager.   More...

Community

Shelby Acres Farm recognized

The Southeastern Dorper Sheep Breeders Association recently hosted their annual show in Bushnell, Florida. Shelby Acres entered both Dorper and White Dorper Sheep. More...

Ten resolutions to maintain a healthier family in 2011

a healthier by Dr. Clay Stallworth Ten resolutions (no special order) medical experts recommend in order to maintain a healthier family: More...

Misunderstood instructions

There is a factory in northern Minnesota which makes the Tickle Me Elmo toys. The toy laughs when you tickle it under the arms.   Well, Lena is hired at The Tickle Me Elmo factory, and she reports for her first day promptly at 8:00 a.m.   More...

School & Sports

SGA holds fall sports banquet

Southwest Georgia Academy held its annual fall sports banquet Nov. 30. Coaches recognized the athletes in their respective sport and presented them with certificates of appreciation. More...

Top State LPN Student and Faculty Awards

For the second consecutive year, a Bainbridge College nursing instructor and a BC practical nursing student earned state honors for the college’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program. More...

ABAC announces fall president’s list

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College announces the students who have achieved the highest academic honor possible when they were named to the 2010 fall term President’s List. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

75, and counting-

I really must be getting old. I had not one but two surprises pulled on me on my birthday Tuesday, December 21. I should have known something was up when "first wife" said she wanted to go with me to print the newspaper. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Bowlin’ em over in 2011

Christmas was great, but Christmas is gone. Time to move on.   I spend much of 2010 in a slothful haze induced by an overdose of politics. But 2010 is toast, and I’m ready to face the future. More...

Dr. T.W. Rentz Sr. lived a life of service

“If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives,” observes Robert South. The life of Dr. T.W. More...

One Last Look Back for 2010

As the year 2011 begins, some of the news of 2010 is now history. To recap last year, here are a few of the articles found in the Miller County Liberal. More...

Erin East sworn

by MCL staff writer   Erin Nicole East was sworn in as an attorney on Thursday, December 23, 2010, at the Miller County Courthouse. More...

Burglaries and break-ins

by MCL staff writer   There have been a number of break-ins in the city in the past few weeks. There have been two or more in the schools, the churches, service stations as well as several forced entry burglaries in a number of businesses. More...

Religion

‘Receiving Gifts’

Inspiration

I received a call from my brother in Arkansas last week to inform me about a gift he had given to one of the elderly ladies in their church. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS December 20 800E Stopping Suspicious Person/Vehicle, Speeding • Pic-N-Sav, Unlock Car • Assist EMS, 2x, 712 E. Main • Chase cows, Phillips St. More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS Accident On December 23, 2010, John Marcus Newberry of Colquitt was traveling southbound on Hwy. 310 when a deer entered the roadway from the southbound shoulder. Mr. More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

December 20 Harden Allen Rd., BSO, BEMS, Suicide threats; Hwy. 37 at Petro, NPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 45 at Twilight Church Rd., MSO, Traffic Stop; Pinehill Rd. at Milford Church Rd., BSO, Assist Motorist; Crawford St., CPD, Unlock Vehicle; E. More...

Living & Style

Nursing Home News

We have had a wonderful Christmas celebration over the past few weeks. Everyone has been so great to us and our residents. We have been showered with gifts and love. More...

Obituaries

DR. TURNER W. RENTZ SR.

Dr. Turner W. Rentz Sr., 88, of Colquitt, died Monday, December 20, 2010, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were Wednesday December 22, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. David Thompson officiating. More...

RANDY HAYWOOD

Mr. Randy Haywood, age 58, of Colquitt died Saturday, December 25, 2010, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 29, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

BETTY POWELL

Ms. Betty Powell, 84, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. Graveside services were held at Oak City Cemetery. Cox-Ware Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. More...