February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

SGA names STAR Student

SGA has named Alyx Powell, daughter of Lisa and Chris Powell of Colquitt, as its 2012 STAR Student.  More...

Gas prices jumping

After a jump last week, area gas prices have started moving up and down. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Public safety officers have arrested three people in conjunction with a string of burglaries reported at a vacant house in eastern Bainbridge.  During recent weeks, several burglaries were reported at a home off Ashton Way that no o More...

Vic Hill named new school superintendent in Mitchell County

At a called meeting of the Mitchell County School Board on Monday, February 13, Vic Hill was chosen as the superintendent of schools for the Mitchell County School System. More...

You'll never hear this from a Southern boy

31. When I retire, I'm movin' North.  30. Oh, I just couldn't. She's only 16.  29. I'll take Shakespeare for $1000, Alex.  28. Duct tape won't fix that.  27. Come to think of it, I'll have a Heineken.   26. More...

Living & Style

Miss Hutto, Mr. Givens to wed

Zachory, Preston, Jacob and Katherine would like to announce the engagement of their mother, Lashia L. Hutto to Mr. Jeffery Givens.  More...

It's a girl!

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Garney and big brother, Preston, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Audrey Lynn. Audrey arrived on Friday, January 27, 2012, at 8:24 a.m. at the Donalsonville Women's Center. More...

The catching pigs theory

There was a chemistry professor in a large college that had some exchange students in the class.  One day while the class was in the lab, the professor noticed one young man, an exchange student, who kept rubbing his back and stretching as if hi More...

Opinion

Cartoons

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Neither hot or cold

As you might have gathered, I am not timid about saying what I think, be you a pauper or a billionaire, a wimp or a president, a brilliant intellectual or a dummy.  That being said, I will be the first to admit that what I think just might not b More...

Thinking outside the box (of chocolates)

Studies have consistently shown that most women consider a Valentine’s Day gift more meaningful than something from Santa. More...

Semi wreck injures two

Sometimes you are in the wrong place at the wrong time. That was the case of one 1997 Dodge Dakota pickup truck driven by Roger Wayne Shuler, 41, of 459 Helms Road, Colquitt, who had stopped on Bush Dairy Road.  More...

Joy donates her hair in honor of a dear friend

Do you have a bucket list? In the movie by that title two men diagnosed with terminal illnesses created their bucket list, the list of the things they wanted to accomplish or experience before dying. More...

Miller County Grand Jury returns 138 true bills

The February 2012 term of the Superior Court of Miller County convened Monday morning, February 20, with Judge Joe C. Bishop presiding.  The grand jury returned 138 true bills, three no bills, and five accusations.  More...

Religion

Stay Faithful

Inspiration

Our youngest granddaughter, who is now a year and a half old, has just graduated from her crib to a toddler bed. Her crib is designed to convert from an infant bed to one to accommodate older children. More...

Seeds from the Sower

“ When that bad boy threw stones at you,” said the mother, “ why didn’t you call me instead of throwing stones back at him?”  “Why?” asked the boy. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Fannie Crosby wrote over 8,000 hymns and never wrote a hymn until after she’d prayed for God’s guidance. More...

School & Sports

Kelley Crop donates to tennis team

The Miller County High School Tennis Team and coaches are very appreciative to Kelley Crop Insurance for their recent monetary donation. With this donation, the coaches were able to purchase much needed supplies for the 2012 tennis season. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

All menus are subject to change!

FEBRUARY 22 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, Fruit Lunch - Turkey/Gravy, Roll, Creamed Potatoes, Peas & Carrots, Chicken Tenders/Roll, Creamed Potatoes, Green Beans, More...

A woman's week at the gym

If you read this without laughing out loud, there is something wrong with you. More...

Obituaries

SAMUEL WADE BOWEN

Mr. Samuel Wade Bowen passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at Bainbridge Healthcare.  Services for Mr. Bowen were held at 6:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating.  More...

JAMES MCCRORY

Mr. James McCrory passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 16 at Morningside Baptist Church of Columbus with the Rev. Thad Smith, Pastor, Rev. William Beck, Rev. David Long, Rev. More...

ALICE INEZ WIDNER

Mrs. Alice Inez Widner, age 88, of Denton, Texas, formerly of Colquitt, died Saturday, February 11, 2012, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 15, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...