October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Rusty Kelley lives on with Miller County Pirates

Prior to game time last Friday night, October 21, Mr. and Mrs. Marty Kelley, along with their oldest son, Mr. and Mrs. Marty Kelly, Jr. and family, and daughter Mr. and Mrs. More...

Community

GA- HITREC Recognizes Miller County Hospital

The Georgia Health IT Regional Extension Center ( GA- HITREC) recognized 17 of the state’s most innovative and influential health care providers for their leadership in the nationwide transition toward electronic health records ( EHR).  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Marketing SWGLAS: A Customer-Centered Approach  More...

Georgia’s jobless rate increases to 10.3 percent in September

ATLANTA – Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in September, its highest level since January. The September rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.2 percent in August. More...

School & Sports

MC Head Start observes Awareness and Child Health Day

On Monday, October 3, Miller County Head Start observed Head Start Awareness and Child Health Day. Mrs. Rhonda Leonard, LPN, and Mr. Robert Baker visited Head Start to help celebrate these events.  Mrs. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A Fortunate Fall

“ You remember the time you fell off that deer stand?” Cletus Monroe asked.  “Yep,” I answered. “My joints remind me of it every morning.”  “Sure was funny,” said Clete.  More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

On Wednesday, October 19, the Miller County FFA members attended the Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie. Everyone had a great experience and learned a lot. Mr. Bill’s third period class has been hard at work building the barn for the new livestock. More...

Obituaries

MILTON HOUSTON

Mr. Milton Houston of Colquitt died Sunday, October 23, 2011, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Talmadge Worsley officiating. More...

COURTNEY EDMONDS SINGLETARY

Courtney Edmonds Singletary, age 34, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Mr. Matt Bracewell officiating. More...

SAMUEL ALTON PARR SR.

Mr. Samuel Alton Parr Sr., age 78, of Colquitt died Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at his residence.  No service will be held at this time. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Parr will be cremated.  Mr. More...

Sabrina Granade crowned 2011 MCHS homecoming queen

During half-time, the 2011 Homecoming representatives, along with parental escort, paraded by their families and friends prior to the crowning of the queen. More...

Pirates burn Red Devils 33-13 in homecoming game

The night air was crisp and cool as the Miller County Pirates walked in front of the stands to the sound of “Bad to the Bone.” Questions were floating in the air - Reckon what they are gonna do tonight? We need this “W”! More...

Operation Pill Drop Saturday

Operation Pill Drop will be held at the Miller County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, October 29, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. More...

Religion

‘Is All Well With You?’

Inspiration

A wise gentleman whom I have great respect for told me a story about the person who jumped off a 10 story building.  More...

A new word

I like this word . Finally, a way to describe Obama and his voters.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 17 800F Bus detail • Unlock auto, College St. • Med. call, 209 Spring St. • Unlock auto, Bush St. • Unlock auto, Elementary school  More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 17 799F Theft report at 698 Enterprise Road • Civil court hearing 799R Assist motorist, Hwy. 27S • Abandoned vehicle, Hwy. 27N • Assist EMS, Hornsby Road • Assist 799N, Enterprise Road  More...

Living & Style

Miss Collins to wed Mr. Byrd

Tommy Bernier and Leslie McCord Bernier of Bainbridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Alex Collins, to Trey Byrd, son of Walt and Pat Byrd of Climax.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Horn, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Senior wedding plans

Jacob, age 92, and Rebecca, age 89, living in Miami, are all excited about their decision to get married. They go for a stroll to discuss the wedding, and on the way they pass a drugstore. More...

Welcome, Bowen Edward Kirkland!

Ed Kirkland and Brittany Suzanne Easom are proud to announce the birth of their son, Bowen Edward Kirkland. Bowen was born on July 9, 2011, at 7:45 a.m. at Donalsonville Hospital Women and Children’s Center.  More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Colquitt's on 'Solid Ground'

I did one of my favorite things last week when “first wife” and "ye scribe" acted as greeters at one of the performances of "Solid Ground," the new performance at Cotton Hall.  More...

A belated “Thank You”

Anyone born and raised in America since 1980 can’t remember a time when the members of our nation’s military weren’t respected and honored for the service and sacrifice they and their families make for our country.  More...