May 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rita Glass retires after 38 years

Miller County Hospital/ Nursing Home Employee Dining Room was the scene for a retirement party this past Wednesday, May 6th, given in honor of Mrs. Rita Glass. Mrs. More...

Vance Bailey qualifies for the Class A State Golf Tournament

Vance Bailey, a senior at Miller County High School, has qualified for the Class A State Golf Tournament for the fourth year in a row.  This year the MCHS Boys’ Golf Team finished third in their area tournament, which was held at Southern More...

Community

Class of 1958 Celebrates 57th Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1958 held its 57th year reunion on April 11, 2015, at the Shenandoah near Donalsonville with 29 classmates and 15 guests attending.  The reunion opened with a welcome given by Christine (Lane) Daniel. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Erik Randall Johnson, an alleged child molester, has turned himself in after being on the run for more than two weeks.  Johnson turned himself in to authorities in Wakulla County, Florida, late Monday. More...

Trusting Your Husband

There comes a time when a woman just has to trust her husband, for example...  A wife comes home late at night and quietly opens the door to her bedroom. From under the blanket she sees four legs instead of two.  More...

School & Sports

Bainbridge State celebrates students’ achievements with Honor’s Night

On Thursday, April 30, Bainbridge State College honored its students with its annual Honor’s Night, held in the Student Wellness Center (SWC) Gymnasium.  Over 64 deserving students received a total of 54 scholarships, which were worth appr More...

Farm Day was a Hit

The Miller County Ag Dept. under the supervisor of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bodiford recently held “Farm Day," where all three schools elementary, middle, and high, could be a part of the action.  More...

Students Receive GED Diplomas

Desiree Hascue and Brett Scott have completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony held at Bainbridge State College. Graduation will be Thursday, May 14, at 7:00 P.M. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

God Bless our graduates and mothers!

"First wife" and "ye scribe" crawled out of bed early last Saturday morning to go to our favorite granddaughter’s graduation in Valdosta.  Now we had been to several of her graduations in the past 23 years, and were proud of everyone of th More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

BAD TIME OF DAY TO LOSE THE BLUES

Doin’ the road. Runnin’ from the blues. Motorized. Too hot to walk.  Maybe too hot to drive soon. My truck’s air conditioner only works on one speed. One, two and three went out some time ago. More...

Breaking News - 5/16/2015 10:27 AM

Mildred Widner McCorkle Obiturary - Free Access

Mildred Widner McCorkle  September 12, 1931 – May 16, 2015  More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2015 3:56 PM

Irene West Obituary - Free Access

 Mrs. Irene West , age 89 of Colquitt died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville. Funeral services will be Friday,May 15, 2015, at 3:00 PM at Mt. More...

Irene West Obituary

  Mrs. Irene West of Colquitt died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville. Funeral services will be Friday,May 15, 2015, at 3:00 PM at Mt. More...

GPS can get you in the ditch

The call came in that there was a semi in the ditch on Third Street and Bush Street. More...

Not Responsible!

On April 8, 2015, some of the buildings and occupants in those buildings just off the Colquitt square on Main Street thought WWIII might have started. Those inside the building at 155 Main Street and 157 Main Street thought they had been bombed. More...

MCHS and SGA Graduations

Miller County High School will graduate 62 seniors at 8:00 p.m. at Pirate Stadium on Friday, May 22.  Southwest Georgia Academy will graduate 27 seniors at 8:00 p.m. at Wayne Profitt Jr. More...

Religion

‘Unwelcome Surprise’

Inspiration

A Godly Mother’s Example Is Worth Following   More...

God Does Not Make Mistakes

A king who did not believe in the goodness of God, had a slave who, in all circumstances, said: “My king, do not be discouraged, because everything God does is perfect, no mistakes!”  One day they went hunting and along the way a wil More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity   May 4  800G School Traffic x2 •Traffic Stops x5 •Unlock Vehicle, Food Mart  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity   May 2  799G Security Checks •Patrol  May 4  799I Security Checks •Patrol •Suspicious Person •Spoke with Subject on 4-Wheeler  More...

Living & Style

Miss Harrell to wed Mr. Brownlee

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williamson of Blakely are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stanton Kathleen Harrell, to Michael Scott Brownlee II of Blakely. Stanton is also the daughter of the late Mr. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Story Time  More...

Don't mess with an old farmer

A big city London lawyer went duck hunting in rural Scotland. More...

Obituaries

DANIEL SCOTT GLASS

Mr. Daniel Glass, age 50, of Donalsonville died Saturday, April 25, 2015.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mr. More...

DIANE MILLER FLOYD

Diane Miller Floyd, 59, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 11: 00 a. m. on Monday, May 11, 2015, at Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Willis and Rev. More...

CHIEF MASTER SGT. JAMES EARL NEWBERRY

Chief Master Sgt. James Earl Newberry, US Air Force, Ret., 78, of Bonneau, SC, died Friday, evening, April 24, 2015, at his residence.  Sgt. Newberry’s funeral was held at 1:00 p.m. More...

Health

Consumer Q's - Black Mold, Bell Peppers

Question: Can I add watermelon to Jell-O? I know some fruits will not allow the gelatin to set.  Answer: Yes, you can add watermelon to Jell-O and other gelatin recipes. More...