December 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Young Farmer Banquet held

On Thursday, December 4, 2014 the Miller County Young Farmers hosted their annual awards banquet with a harvest celebration.  More...

Community

Colquitt leaders graduate from GA Academy for Econonic Development

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces graduates of their 2014 Region 10 Multi-Day Training Program. The sessions were held at Darton State College in Albany.  More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a group of individuals for conspiracy to make methamphetamine after finding the precursors for meth at a Decatur County residence.  More...

The missing wife-

Texas - What Happens When A Wife Goes Missing ...  A husband went to the sheriff's department to report that his wife was missing:  Husband - I've lost my wife. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 28  800L Vehicle Accident (Deer) •Suspicious Activities •Loud Music •Escorts •Speak with an Officer  November 30  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 1  More...

Living & Style

Miller County Retired Educators Association enjoy Thanksgiving lunch

The Miller County Retired Educators Association met on Thursday, November 20, 2014 in the lunchroom of the Miller County Pre- K building. President Sheila Allen welcomed the thirty-one members and about ten guests to the annual Thanksgiving meal. More...

Let's go to the Movies

'Penguins of Madagascar'

The most noticeable theme that runs throughout “Penguins of Madagascar” is probably cuteness. It’s the penguin heroes’ greatest asset and the octopus villains’ biggest scourge.  More...

Library News

New Books @ Your Library  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Better 12 than six-

This is another one of those column that could be well left alone, but when have I ever done things the easy way. Some call it crazy. Some call it responsible. Some say nothing should be said. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

DUCKBOAT PROSE (AND CONS)

Once upon a time, as a young, ambitious outdoor writer (yes, I was once both young and ambitious), I accepted a magazine assignment for an article on duck boats. As a duck hunter I was certainly no expert. More...

Breaking News - 12/12/2014 4:46 PM

William Bobby (Coach) Tabb Obit - Free Access

William Bobby (Coach) Tabb, 79, of Camilla, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at the John D. More...

‘It’s getting to look a lot like Christmas’

It’s always a treat to go to Cotton Hall Theater, but if you missed seeing one of the May-Haw Christmas productions from December 4-7, you missed a great show, some of the best talent around these parts, or anywhere else. More...

Thomas H. Baxley is new Pataula Superior Court Judge

Last Tuesday afternoon, the news that many have been awaiting was released from Atlanta. More...

Religion

‘Hurry Home, Nana!’

Inspiration

It has been far too quiet around the house for the past couple of days since Gale has been out of town. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Did you ever wonder why woodpeckers don’t get headaches? Or did you ever wonder if they do get headaches? The truth is, they are specially adapted to be avian hammers! More...

† John 3:16 †

A little boy was selling newspapers on the corner, the people were in and out of the cold.  The little boy was so cold that he wasn't trying to sell many papers.  He walked up to a policeman and said, 'Mister, you wouldn't happen to know wh More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFATeam Competes in Region Livestock Judging

The Miller County FFA Livestock Team recently competed in the Region FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event. The event was held at Irwin County High School in Ocilla, GA on November 18, 2014.  More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA is pleased to announce Thomas Mitchell as FFA member of the week. A sophomore at Miller County High School, Thomas is the son of Dale and Sharon Mitchell of Colquitt. More...

Uncle Dud Doolittle and the rickety ladder––––

My great Uncle Dud Doolittle was an entrepreneur extraordinaire who operated the little general store at Flintville Crossroads.  Now Uncle Dud was as swift as could be. He stood about five-footfive and was wiry as a well-strung bed frame.  More...

Obituaries

HILTON WESLEY RICHARDSON

Mr. Hilton Richardson, age 72 of Colquitt died Saturday, December 6, 2014, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mr. More...

JONATHON NEAL JONES

Mr. Jonathon Neal Jones, age 52 of Colquitt died Saturday, December 6, 2014, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mr. Jones was a member of Colquitt United Methodist Church and was a welder.  More...

THOMAS LESTER DONALSON

Thomas Lester “Bull” Donalson, 63, of Bainbridge, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at his residence.  Yarek Benova, David Cato, Roger Grubbs, Kim Rentz, Jackie Grubbs, Jason Heard, Buddy Bush and William Reed serving as active pa More...

Health

Heart attacks and water!

How many folks do you know who say they don't want to drink anything before going to bed because they'll have to get up during the night.  Heart Attack and Water - I never knew all of this! Interesting.......  More...