February 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt businesses meet to challenge tax letter

A meeting will be held Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. at the VFW meeting hall on First Street. More...

Miller Co. Cattle and Market Hog Show to be held

Miller County cattle and hog show participants are busy preparing their cows and hogs for the two shows to be held this coming Saturday, February 18, and Monday, February 20.  More...

Community

Local couple to serve as missionaries in SW GA

AWANA Clubs International has appointed a missionary to serve the Southwest Georgia area. More...

News Around Us

Blakely - Kelsey Sasser was six on June 15, 2000, when she was paralyzed as a result of a collision between the vehicle driven by her mother, Rhonda Sasser, and a pickup truck on the Old Lucille Road south of Blakely.  More...

A dog's purpose (from a 6-year-old)

Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a 10- year- old Irish wolfhound named Belker. The dog's owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their little boy Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 2 800F Bus detail • Med call, 203 Geer St. • Unlock auto, Third St. • Fire call, 300 Moore St. • Unlock auto, high school • 911 Hang- up, 208 Fudge Lane • Unlock auto, College St. More...

In a gunfight-advice

Some words to the wise. Shooting advice from various concealed carry instructors.  If you own a gun, you will appreciate this. If not, you should get one and learn how to use it:  1. More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 1 799F School zone • Suspicious person on Three Notch Road • Inmate transport to Dougherty jail • Home alarm, 27 North • Total mileage, 407  More...

Living & Style

Miss Dean, Mr. Snipes to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Dean of Donalsonville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Elizabeth Dean, to Dalton Jerry Snipes, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met Tuesday, February 7, at Colquitt Freewill Baptist Church for a potluck luncheon meeting. Twenty-two members enjoyed a variety of casseroles, salads and desserts in the fellowship hall. More...

‘I’d Climb the Highest Mountain’

When did you first see the movie “I’d Climb the Highest Mountain?”  Cleveland, Georgia, is home to the Old Stovall Covered Bridge that spans Chickamauga Creek. More...

NHRA Division 2 Stock Eliminator Champion goes to Jeff Adkinson

NHRA Division 2 class racing veteran Jeff Adkinson and his team enjoyed a night full of high honors at the recent NHRA Division 2 Awards Banquet, held in Peachtree City. More...

Sabrina Granade signs with Wallace College

It is always exciting to see our fine young men and ladies here at MCHS signing scholarships. More...

G’s Pizza holds grand opening

G's Pizza held its ribbon cutting and grand opening on Friday morning, February 10, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.  Beau and Christy Graham, the new owners of G's Pizza (formerly Daryl's Place), recently purchased the store from Daryl Miller.  More...

Religion

Nearly Right, Completely Wrong

Inspiration

Through the ups and downs of life, I have learned that most things ultimately turn out reasonably well. More...

Church ladies with typewriters

Newspapers aren't the only ones who goof up. They're back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank God for church ladies with typewriters. More...

Seed from the sower

Two men went hunting. They had tramped through the fields all day. More...

School & Sports

Daniel Allen receives Terrell Weeks Scholarship

On Saturday, January 28, 2012, the Georgia Young Farmers Association Convention Banquet was held in Stone Mountain.  More...

Read Across America

Save the Date!  Plans for Read across America at MCES is set for March 6.  “You are never too old or wacky or wild to sit down and read with a child!”  More...

SCHOOL MENUS

All menus are subject to change!

FEBRUARY 15 - WEDNESDAYBreakfast - Breakfast Pizza, FruitLunch - Mexican Rice/Roll, Salsa, Butter Peas, GardenSalad, Chick Filet/Bun, Sweet Potato Fries, Lettuce &Tomato, Fruit More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The choice is still ours, or is it?

There are so many subjects I would like to write on this week, but there is only so much room and so little time. If the Lord tarries, I'll get to all of them. My opinions, along with a $1.00 bill, will get you a cup of coffee. More...

Party Week

Millions of Americans spent the first week of February getting ready for the Super Bowl. It’s not easy. Or cheap. Electronic retailers say Christmas is cool, but sales of big screen TVs really jump during Super Bowl week.  More...