January 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS exceeds state standards

Congratulations are in order. At a time when all schools are being cut by the state in funding, personnel and needed improvements, Miller County High School is among the best of the best.  More...

One Last Look Back for 2010

As the year 2011 begins, some of the news of 2010 is now history. More...

Gas Prices, high and rising

Don’t think they know that Christmas is over. They want more. Some stations just a few miles or blocks apart charge up to 17¢ per gallon more.   More...

Community

Delta Kappa Gamma celebrates 75th birthday

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is an organization that promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. This year it is celebrating its 75th birthday. More...

Did you get your ring yet?

•"I promise 100% transparency in my administration."  •"I promise no new taxes on a family making less than $250K a year."  •"I will allow five days of public comment before I sign any bills."  •"I will remove earm More...

You probably knew this, but-

Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. More...

School & Sports

MCAE achievement recognized

Students who have completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma between August and December 2010 are Allison Richardson and Michael Roberts. GED diploma recipients also receive a tuition voucher for $500 payable to any Georgia college. More...

Seminole Ramlins

As I read the Lena Baker story in the Miller Co. Liberal, tears come in my eyes as I remember my only nite I ever spent in jail. More...

School Menus

All menus are subject to change!

JANUARY 12 - WEDNESDAYBreakfast - Cheese Toast, Sausage, FruitLunch - Chicken & Rice/Roll, Oven Fry Okra, SweetPotatoes, Graham Crackers/Peanut Butter, Barbecue/Bun, Tator Tots More...

Obituaries

CALLIE MAE MADDOX

Mrs. Callie Mae Maddox, age 96, of Colquitt died Friday, January 7, 2011, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services were held Sunday, January 9, at 4:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall and Rev. More...

ANNIE LOU FREEMAN

Mrs. Annie Lou Freeman, age 85, of Colquitt, died Friday, January 7, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Sunday, January 9, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

JAROLD “PETE” KING

Mr. Jarold “Pete” King, age 80, of Colquitt died Saturday, January 8, 2011, at his residence.  Graveside services for Mr. King were held Monday, January 10, at 2:00 p.m. at Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery on Hwy. More...

Health

Thinking about Medicare Part B?

Public Affairs Specialist, Georgia Area Director’s Office, Social Security Administration, need Medicare Part B? If you are eligible, now is the time to sign up. More...

What to do about home and business break-ins

The Colquitt Lions Club members and their guests heard experts in their fields Wednesday, January 5, 2011, talk about a problem that continues to increase as the economy and unemployment continue to worsen.  Lion President Robert Lane welcomed t More...

Things are looking up, we hope!

by MCL Staff writer   The Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce (COC) First Friday Breakfast had a lot of good reports from community areas, January 7, at Emerald Lake Resort.  A delicious breakfast was served with all the trimmings. More...

It’s cold and white

Mason Toole of Canton knows that the fun in the snow will cost them some more school days, but it will be worth it.  The schools are closed in Cherokee County where his mother, Donna Toole, teaches.  “We will enjoy the white stuff uni More...

Religion

‘No Place Like Home’

Inspiration

We have all heard, and perhaps used, the phrase many times, “There’s no place like home.” I agree with that statement, yet I have to also remind myself that home for some is not made up of the peace and harmony that I am so undeserv More...

Seed from the Sower

Yesterday I saw two birds – a buzzard and a hummingbird.  The buzzard was on the road, eating a dead carcass. That’s what he looks for.  The hummingbird was in our garden, sucking the sweet nectar of the honeysuckles. More...

The pastor’s cat

This particular story just made me laugh. Every time I think about it, the vision of that poor cat just amuses me to no end. Hope the story leaves a bright spot in your day. Whoever said the Creator doesn’t have a sense of humor?  More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 29 800E 603 N. MLK Jr. St., Apt. 90 assist EMS • 514 N. Cuthbert St., tampering with mailbox • Deliver beer licenses  More...

Living & Style

Brooks, Dalrymple to wed

Dr. and Mrs. C. Paschal Brooks of Arlington announce the engagement of their daughter, LeeAnn Elizabeth, to Matthew Trigg Dalrymple, son of Mr. and Mrs. Trigg L. Dalrymple of Fayetteville.  The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. More...

Welcome, Tate Frazier Hosmer

Madie Hosmer would like to announce the arrival of her little brother, Tate Frazier Hosmer.  Tate was born October 25, 2010, at 8:37 a.m. He was born at Donalsonville Hospital Women’s Center. More...

•••Prayer•••

When you have a moment to yourself, read this.  Many people claim to pray, but not everyone does. May everyone who reads this message be blessed.  Prayer is one of the best free gifts we receive. There is no cost, just a lot of reward. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

An almost perfect marriage!

I really must be getting old and forgetful. This has been quite a year end and new year start.  Last year, Uva turned 97 with a Christmas bingo party. On the day before New Year’s Eve, Uva was put in the hospital. More...

Bye, bye sweet girl

After years of companionship marked by a few seconds of aggravation and countless hours of joy, laughter and unconditional love, my little girl cat Tammy is gone. She went to heaven over the holidays.  More...