July 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Chambers on Fords and taxes

Members of the Colquitt/ Miller County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests attended the First Friday COC Breakfast on Friday, July 8. The breakfast meeting was held at Emerald Lake on the second Friday due to the holidays.  More...

McNease celebrating Christmas in July

The hardest working (and widely considered the most handsome) man in showbiz is back again! More...

Lottery decision

A husband says to his wife ........"What would you do if I won the lottery?"  She......" I would take half, then leave you."  "Excellent", he replies ...."I won 12 bucks. Here's $6, now get the heck out."   More...

Community

Class of 1948 enjoys two- day class reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1948 held its 63rd reunion on Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4.  On Friday afternoon, everyone met at Moby Dick Restaurant for a time of fellowship and reminiscing before dinner was served.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Three kids fishing

Barack Obama was out jogging one morning along the parkway when he tripped, fell over the bridge railing and landed in the creek below.  Before the Secret Service guys could get to him, three kids who were fishing pulled him out of the water. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 1 800F Escort, PeoplesSouth Bank • Complaint, 228 Grow St. Lot 18 • Escort, Hardee’s • Escort, Helen’s  More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 1 799F Security checks • Trailer inspection on Martin Lane • Suspicious person on Hornsby Road • Civil papers served,10x • Funeral signs out at N. Cuthbert St. and Bush St. More...

Georgia State Patrol Report

State Troopers from the Colquitt Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated three traffic crashes during the month of June in Miller County. SFC Marc Godby said the traffic crashes resulted in no traffic deaths.  More...

Living & Style

Godfrey graduates with honors at Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University held its graduation ceremony on May 14, 2011, at Paulson Stadium. Brooklyn Paige Godfrey was one of the 2800 graduates participating in the ceremony. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents had a very exciting week this past week with many different activities throughout the week. Monday morning we enjoyed our weekly Bible study. More...

The right self attitude

Here are 10 suggestions to help you develop and maintain a healthy selfimage. Read them slowly. Meditate on them regularly.  1. Hate your sin, but never hate yourself.  2. Be quick to repent.  3. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The good, the bad and the ugly!

Before you start reading this, if you are among the many Americans who don't know or don't care about what is happening to our nation, this would be a waste of your time. Apathy is the greatest enemy that this U.S.A. has. More...

Signs of the Times

The latest vacation pilgrimage was a pleasure. The weather was cool, the people were warm and the newest grandbaby, Michael Alex Willems, was an absolute delight in diapers.  More...

Dog Days are upon us

Just in case you're too young to know, or too old to care, Dog Days are here. More...

Haywood wins National Ford event

Springfield, Illinois - Bo and Kim Haywood traveled to Springfield, Illinois, for the 2011 Ford Fairlane Nationals on July 2, and came home winners!  Bo has been an avid classic Ford fanatic for about 30 years and decided to go for the gold and More...

Climax man dies at church service here

Sunday, July 10, 2011, was a good day at Thompsontown Free Will Baptist Church. More...

Fishing type

A game warden noticed how a particular fellow named Sam consistently caught more fish than anyone else, whereas the other guys would only catch three or four a day. Sam would come in off the lake with a boat full. More...

Religion

‘How’s Your Eyesight?’

Inspiration   More...

Seed from the Sower

As an American entered a cathedral in Mexico, he was fascinated by a golden statue. He said to an attendant, “This is dazzlingly beautiful. What did it cost?”  “ Cost?” asked the Mexican attendant. More...

The Carpenter

Once upon a time, two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift in 40 years of farming side-by-side, sharing machinery and trading labor and goods as needed without a hitch. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Cricket Consternation

I’d like to preserve the myth that trout fishing is a mysterious, ethereal thing only fly fishing experts can master, but I can’t. Far too many people have seen me on trout streams with a cricket tube clipped to my fishing vest.  More...

Seminole Ramlins

All week long there has been limits of Crappie, Crackers, Bream and Hybreds. If you cain’t catch them now you mite as well stay home.  More...

What women do

An old man and woman were married for many years, even though they hated each other.  When they had a confrontation, screaming and yelling could be heard deep into the night.  The old man would shout, ‘When I die, I will dig my way up More...

Obituaries

RALPH LAMAR MEARS

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MARYETTA ALEXANDER

Maryetta Alexander, age 68 of Damascus passed away June 26, 2011, at Calhoun Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held Thursday, June 30, at 11 a.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Damascus. More...

LENORIS BUSH

Lenoris Bush, age 61, of Salt Lake City, UT, formerly of Colquitt, passed away June 18, 2011, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 2, at 11:00 a.m. at New Salem Baptist Church. More...