March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Neal retires after 36 years

Mrs. Mary Jean Roberts Neal of Albany retired from Dougherty County Public Library (Central Branch) after 36 years. Mrs. Neal was the circulation manager.  Mrs. Neal is a native of Miller County. More...

Community

Tabatha Kelley speaks to seniors

Tammy Lowe, Miller County Hospital coordinator for the Senior Breakfast each Thursday morning, welcomed a room full of seniors.  After a delicious breakfast, Ms. More...

Scouts participate in derby race

The Miller County Cub Scout Pack 316 participated in the Choctaw District Pinewood Derby Race Saturday, March 12, 2011. The Choctaw District is made up of Baker, Calhoun, Clay, Early, Miller, and Mitchell counties.  Sign-up began at 9 a.m. More...

Dr. Jones muses on crisis culture

Doctor Roger Starner Jones is a seventh generation Mississippian and his extracurricular interests are golf, hunting, fishing and college football. He specializes in emergency medicine at The University of Mississippi Medical Center.  More...

School & Sports

MCHS Baseball Highlights

During the month of March, the Miller County Pirates have been playing some hard hitting, fast pitching and high flying ball games on the road and at Everett Field. Here is a run down on the games. More...

Seminole Ramlins

“Bocefus,” as Hank Williams Sr. called his son, Hank Williams, Jr. has got a new beverage on the market. More...

SGA announces honor roll

Fifth Grade: Jessica Andrews, Abby Bodrey, Justin Grimsley, Sydney Lane, Ellis Massey, Kevin Tabb, Sydney Thoompson.  More...

Obituaries

CAROLYN BASS WATSON DICKENS

Carolyn Bass Watson- Dickens, 90, of Moultrie, died March 21, 2011, at the home of her daughter.  A private graveside service was planned. She was born in Worth County on Aug. 4, 1920, to pioneer Worth County families. More...

BESSIE JEWEL WHITAKER

Mrs. Bessie Whitaker, age 81, of Colquitt died Monday, March 21, 2011, at Miller Nursing Home.  Graveside services were held Wednesday March 23, at 5:00 p.m. at Gordon Cemetery with Rev. More...

GENEVA MOCK MORRISON

Mrs. Geneva Mock Morrison passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011, in San Clemente, CA.  A celebration of her life was held on Monday, March 28, at Calvary Chapel San Juan Capistrano at 10:30 a.m.  More...

Health

First annual Crush Cancer Run held

Beta Sigma Phi hosted the first annual Crush Cancer Run on March 26 to raise money for their Relay for Life.  This year’s race was dedicated to Beta Sigma Phi member, Wanda Martin.  Approximately 80 5K and 1 mile fun run runners gathe More...

SW Health District urges residents to take action against injuries

Preventable injuries rank among the top 10 causes of death for people of all ages - yet simple steps can make homes, schools and workplaces safer and healthier, says the area’s top public health official.  More...

Healthy tips for kids on the go

Active children can become dehydrated very quickly in the sweltering heat, said Dr. Robert Shulman at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine. So, fill them up with plenty of water before they go outside.  More...

The Murders of Daisy and Maggie

Yep, the past few days have been really sad and horrific. When I returned home last Monday, the 21st, from a visit to my kids in Atlanta, I immediately noticed that my two little dogs, Maggie and Daisy, didn’t come out to greet me. More...

Former native excels at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Life at a military academy is not easy. It isn’t supposed to be. The arduous training takes promising young people and develops them into effective military officers, people like U.S. More...

Gas prices affect us all

Don't look for governments, city, county, state or national to come to the rescue as gasoline price continue to rise. The more it cost the consumer, the more governments make. It's like a built-in tax increase.  More...

Religion

‘And The Winner Is . . .’

Inspiration

There was a lot of activity around our house last weekend with our three grandchildren and two daughters there. The excitement was not because they were so excited to see Papa, but for another reason.  More...

A healthy dose of medicine for the soul

A large segment of the human population takes things way too seriously for their own good. The strange anomaly is that most people laugh at the wrong thing and fail to laugh at the right thing. More...

Heaven

I was shocked, confused, bewildered as I entered heaven's door,  Not by the beauty of it all, nor the lights or its decor.  But it was the folks in heaven who made me sputter and gasp--  The thieves, the liars, the sinners, the alcohol More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

March 25 Hwy. 27 at Babcock, MSO, Reckless Driver; Elmodel Hwy., BSO, BEMS, Medical; E. Crawford St., CPD, Alarm; Sheffield Rd., MSO, Serve Paper; Jericho Rd., BSO, Serve Paper; W. Crawford St., CPD, Alarm; N 1st.  More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

A Retirement  Celebration  More...

Miss Hill to wed Mr. Patterson April 2

Mr. and Mrs. Danny Rambo of Donalsonville and Mr. Willie McCoy, Jr. of Belle Glade, Florida, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Daneisha Latrell Hill, to Marvin Patters Jr. of Colquitt. Marvin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Davenport, Waters to wed

Peggy Davenport and Richard Davenport would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Davenport of Bainbridge, to Alvin Walters of Fountain, FL.  The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Bainbridge High School and the mother of Ja More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Not heaven, but it will do till we get there-

I don't know if you realize what a great place Colquitt is. It's not perfect, due to a minute few, but as I've said before, until I get to heaven, I think I'll just try to stay around here. More...

Holy Rolling

In 1986, Huey Lewis and the News scored a smash hit with a little number called “Hip to be Square.” The song was all right, but the sentiment was all wrong.  It isn’t hip to be square. Never has been. Never will be. More...