September 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug arrests made in city

On September 20,2011, agents with the Pataula Drug Task Force and Colquitt Police Department served a search warrant at 215 Grow Street in Colquitt.  More...

City election races close Friday

If you intend to run for one of the three city offices, qualifying time opens for them Wednesday, September 28.  More...

Community

Knox....a miracle from God!

Wow! How time has flown by. Knox is two years old. It’s amazing how much our little boy has been through in such a short time here on earth. Taylor and I celebrated his birthday in the hospital with the nurses and doctors. More...

Cancel my allowancesubmitted

My daughter just walked into the living room and said "Dad, cancel my allowance immediately, rent my room out, throw all my clothes out of the window, take my TV, and stereo, and iPhone, and iPod, and my laptop. More...

Bad plane crash

A plane crashed in the middle of rural Tennessee.  Panic stricken, the local sheriff mobilized and descended on the farm in force. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   Driving while license suspended  On September 20, 2011, Officer Lonnie Wade arrested Donald Ray Dykes in reference to driving with a suspended license.  Shoplifting  More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

September 23 Hwy. 91 at MM 19, BSO, Traffic Stop; Buie Rd., BEMS, BSO, Medical; N MLK at Perry St., CPD, School Crossing; Hwy. 91 N Headed South, NPD, BSO, Reckless Driver; Main St., CPD, Animal Complaint; Hwy. 91 S at Petro, NPD, Traffic Stop; W. More...

Living & Style

Class of 1945 has 66th reunion

The 1945 Miller County High School graduation class met at the Pirate's Cove Restaurant Friday, September 16, 2011, for their 66th class reunion.  Twenty-nine were present with seventeen classmates in attendance. More...

Betcha didn't know these tidbits-

"Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand.  And "lollipop" is the longest word typed with your right hand.  (Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't you?)  No word in the English language rhymes with month, orang More...

Leaf season changes soon

Cooler temperatures and scattered bursts of autumn color have outdoor enthusiasts anticipating "leaf peeping" season across north Georgia. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

When good men do nothing-

If I've ever had a good and bad week, this might be one of them.  The most asked question this past week was, "Who got put off the sidelines at the football game this week?"  I usually take photos of the home games. More...

New, Improved and....Tasty

America may have its faults, but for as long as anyone can remember, the Land of the Free has also been the Land of Innovation.  An American didn’t invent the car, but it took Henry Ford to figure out how to make them cheap enough for ever More...

Colquitt continues to find Solid Ground

If you haven’t been down Main Street, just off of the city square of Colquitt, there is a sight that you probably won’t see in any town in the USA, or the world.  For 19 years, Swamp Gravy, Georgia’s Official Folk Life Play, ha More...

Correction in school burglary report

In last week's report of the Miller County High School burglary, we failed to disclose that the offenders gained entry into the building by breaking a window.  The open door found by police was probably where the offenders exited the building. More...

Copper thefts on rise in our area

On September 19, 2011, Deputy Dan Ricketson was traveling on Hwy. 91 South when he noticed an unoccupied vehicle sitting in front of McLendon Meat Company.  When Dep. More...

Religion

‘So Disappointed!’

Inspiration

Fried country ham is hard to beat. It is high in sodium and fat and all those other components that are bad for the circulatory system, but it still tastes good as far as I am concerned. More...

Pastor’s Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

Mr. God, please-

I'm sorry for keepin' ya up late, but I wanna know if'n you're too busy, I can wait.  You see Grandma's been forgettin' a lot of things. Mamma says so. She forgot my name, today, Mr. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Three Little Soldiers

They were three little soldiers, cute baby fishing buddies headed for the creek. Freckled and barefoot, they marched abreast, like old Napoleonic troops, fishing poles shouldered like muskets. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

This past week at Miller County High School was filled with many exciting FFA events.  More...

A New Alphabet

A is for apple, and B is for boat, that used to be right, but now it won't float!Age before beauty is what we once said, but let's be a bit more realistic instead.  Now The Alphabet:  A's for arthritis; B's the bad back, C's the chest pains More...

Obituaries

BOBBY VANCE EIDSON

Mr. Bobby Vance Eidson, 72, of Cairo died Saturday, September 17, 2011, at Grady General Hospital.  Funeral services were held on Monday, September 19, at Cairo First Baptist Church with Dr. Joe Allen and Dr. Ron Mc- Caskill officiating. More...

DR. ROBERT PRESTON REPASS

Dr. Robert Preston Repass, 88, of Athens passed away, Monday, September 19, at his home surrounded by his loving family. More...

BARBARA ANN BROWN CHANEY

Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Chaney, age 85, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2011, at her home in Bainbridge.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 15, at Cox-Ware Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Andy Glover officiating. More...