May 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Talking about ecumenical-

Talking about being ecumenical, you could say that we were, this past weekend.  Friday morning, I was the only Methodist at a prayer meeting at Colquitt Methodist Church. More...

Community

First Baptist Church of Colquitt holds dedication service

Sunday, May 15, The First Baptist Church of Colquitt dedicated its new Worship Center Building.  Mark Marshall, pastor of Clearview Baptist Church in Franklin, Tennessee, and Bro. Carl Marshall’s son, brought the dedication message.  More...

VFW Post changes commanders

At the May 2011 monthly meeting of VFW Post 6046, Gerald Jenkins, Commander for the past 12 years, handed the gavel over to the new commander.  The new commander is Seabe Larry Cook, a long standing faithful member of this post and a war veteran More...

Peanut Proud stepping up

When tornados ripped through the Southeast recently, many small farming towns were devastated.  Southwest Georgia's Peanut Proud organization is stepping in to help them. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

Thank goodness my predictions of a hurricane this past weekend was wrong, however, the heavy rains and lightning storms played havic with outdoor events around the country. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Paying it forward

There are things we do for money. One must, after all, make a living. There are things we do because we are compelled to do them. One must obey laws, adhere to certain rules of conduct. More...

SW GA Cancer Coalition honors students at awards ceremony

On Tuesday, May 10, during the Miller County High School Awards Ceremony, the Southwest Georgia Cancer Coalition honored three youth who played a vital role in the planning of the first “Southwest Georgia Youth Tobacco Summit” that was he More...

Obituaries

ETHELYN BRYAN

Mrs. Ethelyn Bryan, age 90, of Edison died Monday, May 9, 2011, at Calhoun Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 12, at 11:00 a.m. at Patmos Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Curtis Alligood, Dr. Jim Harley, and W. H. More...

ALTON LEWIS PARKER

Mr. Alton Parker, age 79, of Bainbridge died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Memorial Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Friday, May 13, at 4:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Evangelist Greg Parker officiating. More...

IRENE ROBERTS

Mrs. Irene Roberts, age 84, of Colquitt passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, at Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services were held on Monday, May 16, at 2:00 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene in Donalsonville with Rev. Steve Hood, Rev. More...

Cunningham signs with LaGrange College

One of the finest young men anyone could ask to be around, Caleb Cunningham, signed last Wednesday, May ll, 2011, with LaGrange College to play baseball.  A host of family, coaches, and friends were on hand to see Caleb and wish him well.  More...

Coach Lea Henry headed to Darton

“ Darton College is thrilled to add Lea Henry to our team. More...

Miller Nursing Home Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition

Miller Nursing Home has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informal decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in nursing homes.  Ou More...

Religion

‘The things that Matter’

Inspiration

After working on my checkbook last week, I experienced the frustration that many Americans are dealing with. It is not very rewarding to find that expenditures have a way of easily exceeding income. More...

Priest and Rabbi

A priest and a rabbi were sitting next to each other on an airplane.  After a while, the priest turned to the rabbi and asked, "Is it still a requirement of your faith that you not eat pork?"  The rabbi responded, "Yes, that is still one of More...

Seeds from the Sower

Fanny Crosby lost her sight when she was just a child. But she didn’t allow her misfortune to bring her misery.  She turned her trial into triumph, for out of her sightlessness came some of our sweetest songs. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 6 800L&P Accident, 2x • Traffic stop warning  May 7 800L Disturbance • Assisted Sgt. Lonnie Wade on a chase  More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

May 13 Grow St., CPD, Hang-Up; Hwy. 27 at Mexican Restaurant, CPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 27 at Ford Place, CPD, Traffic Stop; Hunter Ln., BSO, Domestic; E. Main St., CPD, Alarm; Mayhaw Rd., MSO, Suspicious Activity; Water St. Cir. More...

Living & Style

Five first cousins graduate

Five grandchildren of Jim and Sharon Jeter are in the 2011 graduating class of Bainbridge High School.  More...

Nursing Home News

Staff and residents had a wonderful time this past week celebrating the 2011 National Nursing Home Week with many special activities.  More...

Sack Lunches - special

Editors note: I think I've run this before, but you might have missed it. No one should!  I put my carry- on in the luggage compartment and sat down in my assigned seat. It was going to be a long flight. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Huh?

Someone asked me, "What do you do in your spare time?"  This was a great week to ask!  Let's see now: I'm 75, and my first wife dragged me off to Dothan, Alabama, to see if I need hearing aids.  I'll admit, since I was two, the doctors More...

Back to business at the beach

It’s really true that time heals all wounds. Sometimes, faster than anyone expects.  Just over a year ago friends invited my wife and me to spend a few days at their condo in Orange Beach, AL. More...