July 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth injured after falling off vehicle

A call came into Miller/ Baker E911 at 1:06 p.m. that a youth had fallen out of or off of a vehicle at Three Notch and Shingler roads in southwestern Miller County. The time of the accident was apby proximately 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14. More...

Main Street Colquitt, the happening place

You just never know who or what you will see in downtown Colquitt, especially on Main Street.  Just as I was unloading my truck Saturday evening, a beautiful bride and handsome groom and their party were just coming out of Cotton Hall after thei More...

Community

Miller County man arrested for robbery at Mr. Pip’s in Donalsonville

A Miller County man was arrested by the Donalsonville Police Department in reference to a robbery that occurred at Mr. Pip’s Convenience Store located on Highway 84 in Donalsonville.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Presenting the Southwest Georgia Library for Accessible Services   More...

People are like a buzzard-

THE BUZZARD:  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 2 800S Disturbance, E. Dancer St. • Asst. 800P with traffic stop, Crawford St.  July 4 800S Stolen property, N. Cuthbert St. • Escort, Hardee’s  More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 8 799O Asst. Decatur County with K-9 • Served paper • Speak with subject at Sheriff’s office • Papers at courthouse  More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

July 16 W. Crawford St., CPD, Escort; Hwy. 91 North, MSO, Suspicious Activity/Person Hwy. 39 North, MSO, Extra Patrol; Elmodel Hwy., BSO, Accident; Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Roland, Poff finalize plans

Celia Roland and Andy Poff have completed plans for their wedding.  The couple will exchange their wedding vows on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.  The bride is the daughter of Angie Roland and Stevie Roland. More...

Nursing Home News

Rainy days and Mondays are not getting us down at Miller Nursing Home. More...

•••Brilliant Insults•••

Old, but worth another read: These glorious insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words..  ·A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease."&n More...

'It's Five O'clock Somewhere'

Back in 2003, a song performed by Alan Jackson with Jimmy Buffett, and written by Jim "Moose" Brown and Don Rollins, was released. More...

Miller County State Court clears cases with trials and pleas

The State Court trial calender indicated that several cases were cleared with pleas, acquittals and trials on Monday, July 11, and Tuesday, July 12.  The following cases heard guilty pleas:  Lennard Culq King - DUI  Jesus Corona- weavi More...

Back to School Edition Coming Next Week

All of the back-to-school information you will need will be available in next week’s edition on what will be happening at the schools when they open for the new school year. More...

Religion

‘When the Lights Went Out’

Inspiration

I suppose there is never a convenient time for the electricity to go out, but there are times that are much more inconvenient than others. More...

To pray or not to pray, that is the absurdity

Occasionally, I hear about somebody objecting to prayer. Usually, it is somebody who has no idea what he or she is talking about. It must be a slow news day when the media highlights this as one of their news stories. More...

Seed from the Sower

A boy was asked, “Is your father a Christian?”  “I heard that he was,” he answered, “but he’s not working at it.”  How about you?  No, you’re not saved because of your works, but if you&r More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Not So Easy Now , is it?

A while back, with little else to do, I watched an episode of “The Price is Right” in a motel room. Yeah, I know I should get a life, but, hey, I was rained in. Okay? Stop snickering. There’s a point here.  More...

Seminole Ramlins

Dale Murray, diggin’ in a dried up pond on his place, dug up 2 pieces of fat pine, 18”x18” and 18 foot long. There must have been a grist mill there 150 years ago.  More...

Jewish boycott by Muslims

A short time ago, Iran's Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the Muslim world to boycott anything and everything that originates with the Jewish people.  In response, Meyer M. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

You have been warned by ‘the anointed one’

There is a saying, "Insanity defined…Doing the same old things over and over expecting different results."  Many of you know what happens when you continue to spend more than you make. More...

Blame Game

Same song, different verse. And the country circles the drain as Congress and the president spout sound bites and do absolutely nothing to deal with the nation’s problems.  More...