October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

SGA wins 47-12

Friday night the Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors faced off in a game against First Presbyterian Christian Academy. In rushing, Senior Perry Bridges had 12 carries for 134 yards and also 3 touchdowns. More...

Community

Airman Nelson Bell graduates

Nelson Bell was among the graduating class on September 25-26 at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airmen successfully completed eight weeks of rigorous training and education to earn the right to graduate. More...

Maxwell honored by Historic Chattahoochee Commission

Donalsonville News Managing Editor David Maxwell was honored during the 32nd annual dinner meeting of the Historic Chattahoochee Commission in Columbus on Thursday, September 25, with the Commission’s Achievement Award. More...

Rural school reply

For fear of choking, do not read this with a mouth full of anything. More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA is pleased to announce Valerie Bunch as the FFA Member of the Week. Valerie is the daughter of Dan and Lori Bunch of Miller County.  More...

FFA Celebrates Farm Safety Week

The Miller County FFA Chapter celebrated Farm Safety Week with several activities that involved students, the school, and our local community.  More...

National 4-H Week Observed

Miller County fifth graders will join more than 6 million young people across the country this week to celebrate National 4-H Week! More...

Obituaries

JOHN O. PHILLIPS

John O. Phillips, age 92, of Pleasant Shade, TN, died Sept. 18, 2014, in St. Thomas Hospital, Nashvile, TN.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

In my opinion-

This is one of those columns that wise folks would have left out. I call it one of those that fools rush in where angels dare to tread.  Maybe it's my age that makes me like I am. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

DON’T SHOOT ME, I’M JUST THE OUTDOOR WRITER

I once wrote a magazine story featuring the knowledge and opinions of a famous primitive weapons expert who extolled the virtues of traditional archery. More...

Pirates Stop Red Devils, 21-12

The forecast stated rain, rain, and more rain, but thank goodness it came earlier in the day last Friday. More...

Dr. Kicklighter to attend Superintendent’s Summit

Miller County School Superintendent Dr. Alan Kicklighter has been chosen to attend the Superintendent’s Summit in Newport, Rhode Island.  More...

Swamp Gravy Opens Big

This season of Swamp Gravy will open its second week-end this Friday.  “Lost and Found” will be performed once again and for the remainder of the month of October on Friday and Saturdays of each week.  Performances on Friday beg More...

Religion

‘Strength to Endure All Circumstances’

Inspiration

Gale and I had the great privilege of driving to Arkansas recently to visit my brother and his family. More...

'If My People'........

"If My people, who are called by My name" Words like a trumpet resounding, a bush aflame. It's a call to God's people transcending culture, status or race To approach Him in diversity, yet unity, as partakers of grace. More...

God was too busy today

If you don't know God, don't make stupid remarks!  A United States Marine was taking some college courses between assignments. He had completed 20 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 28  800L Escort x2 •Security Check •Patrol  September 29  More...

Fire Prevention Week Is Oct. 5-11

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week is October 5-11. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 1  799G Assist Vehicle, Johnny Freeman Rd. •Paper Served x3, Bellview Rd. •Responded to Call, Grady Cobb Rd. •Responded to Call, Avenue Rd. •Security Checks •Patrol  More...

Living & Style

Denman Evangelism Awards presented

Three South Georgia United Methodists have been awarded UM’s highest honor, the Harry Denman Evangelism Award.  Given through the Conference Witness Team, the DenmanAwards recognize outstanding work in the field of evangelism.  More...

Miss Georgia visits Alma Mater

Miss Maggie Bridges, who was chosen Miss Georgia earlier in the year and recently participated in the Miss America pageant, was the guest speaker at the Chapel assembly, at Southwest Georgia Academy on Wednesday, September 24. More...

Library News

Columbus Day Holiday  Library Closing  More...

Health

Cough CPR - could save your life

What are you to do if you have a heart attack while you are alone?  If you've already received this, it means people care about you.  The Johnson City Medical Center (Johnson City, Tennessee) staff actually discovered this and did an in-dep More...

Cancer and your age might shock you

I’ve just been handed the latest official numbers on cancer and aging from the Department of Health.  They’re shocking, and I need to share them with you immediately. More...