April 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Trawick wins $2,500 through America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program

John Trawick of Cedar Head Farms in Colquitt, has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. More...

Community

Guys and Dolls Easter Parade held

The Miller County High School cheerleaders sponsored the Guys and Doll Pageant last Friday night, April 22, 2011.  The event was held at the old Miller County School on Perry Drive.  Mrs. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A crash at Shotwell Street at College Road injured a two-yearold in her car seat and her baby-sitter. After being transported to Bainbridge Memorial, both injured were transferred to Tallahassee, the baby via helicopter.  More...

Class of 1947 reunion celebrates anniversary

The Miller County High School Class of 1947 celebrated its 64th anniversary on April 16, 2011. Joy and Joyce Tully entertained the group with a luncheon at their home in Colquitt. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

I was invited to breakfast and to speak to the First Baptist Church in Quincy. More...

MCHS Literary competition winners

The 2010-2011 Region 1-A Literary Competition was completed on March 7 at Bainbridge College in Bainbridge, Georgia, with students competing from nine schools. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Road Nibblin’

Whatever one’s outdoor pleasure, it is certain, at least on occasion, to require some extended travel time. Count on it.  More...

Obituaries

RAYMOND C. KING

Raymond C. King, 83, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011, at his residence.  More...

ROY L. BROWN, JR.

Roy L. Brown, Jr., 67, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Bainbridge Health Care. The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Johns officiating. More...

MARIE HELMS ANGLIN

Funeral services for Marie Helms Anglin, 84, of Donalsonville, GA, were held on Monday, April 25, at the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with the Revs. Johnny Taylor and Jerome Harbert officiating. More...

Miller County Golf Teams Qualify for State

Girls win Region 1A, boys place second

On Monday, April 18, 2011, the Miller County Golf Teams participated in the Region 1A Golf Tournament at the Donalsonville County Club.  Miller County Pirates finished first in the Girls’ Tournament and second in the Boys’ Tournament More...

Ordinance 10- 1 ruled Unconstitutional

On June 9, 2010, a civil suit was filed against Miller County Commissioners, known as Defendants, Barbie Womble, Frankie C. Phillips, Wallace R. Phillips, G. Clyde Jinks Jr. More...

MCHS junior marshals chosen

Each year the top students in the junior class at Miller County High School are selected to serve as junior marshals for the senior class during graduation. More...

Religion

‘After You Get Over Easter...’

Inspiration

A pastor friend shared with me concerning a telephone call he had with a salesman who was working hard to interest him in a product. More...

The 57 cent church

A little girl stood near a small church from which she had been turned away because it was “ too crowded.”  “I can’t go to Sunday School,” she sobbed to the pastor as he walked by.  More...

Curtis & Leroy

Curtis and Leroy saw an ad in the Starkville Daily News NewspaperinStarkville,MS, and bought a mule for $100.  Thefarmeragreedtodeliver the mule the next day.  The next morning the farmer drove up and said, “Sorry, fellows, I have som More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 16 800F Mayhaw Festival  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 18 799R Assist motorist, Hwy. 91N • Traffic stop, Hwy. 91N • Assist EMS, Hwy. More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

April 20 Drennon Ln., BSO, Prowler; Helms Rd. at Enterprise, MSO, Livestock/ Carcass; Phillipsburg at High School, CPD, Traffic Stop; Crawford St. More...

Living & Style

Miss Jarvis to wed Mr. Holley

Megan Elizabeth Jarvis of Colquitt and Jeremy Alan Holley of Donalsonville are exchanging wedding vows May 7, 2011, in Donalsonville.  Megan is the daughter of Lori and Tony Tabb and Grady and Jodie Jarvis of Colquitt. More...

Thanks for making our day special!

We would like to thank our family and friends for all their prayers and love shown to us on our wedding day, Saturday, March 26, 2011.  Also, we extend a special thanks to everyone that shared in our special day by being in the wedding ceremony. More...

Miss Harrison and Mr. Kirksey engaged to be married May 21st

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Harrison of Cairo, Ga., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julie Marie Harrison of Atlanta, Ga., to Charles (Chuck) Randall Kirksey Jr. of Atlanta. He is the son of Mr. and Mr. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

And then came Easter-

More and more these days, I am seeing bumper stickers with Bible verses on them. The most popular is the one that had an unusual Obama bumper sticker on it. It read: "Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8".  More...

Up, up and away

Back in the stone age of rug rat entertainment, parents didn’t have electronic baby-sitting “tools” to keep Marvin and Muffie occupied after school or during those long, lazy summer vacations.  Deprived of Nintendos, X-Boxes an More...