September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lady Pirates hitting on all nine

Our Miller County Lady Pirates have been playing some hard ball on the diamond against Albany High, Webster County, Seminole County, Terrell County,(DH) against Monroe High, and then had a face-off against Baconton. More...

MCHS Student Body Elects 2015 Homecoming Queen

Prior to the half-time crowning of MCHS 2015 Homecoming Queen and her court, nine young ladies were recently voted on by the student body at Miller County High School. Those young ladies chosen are listed by grades beginning with the freshmen class. More...

Miller Schools Settle Legal Issues

Dr. Allen Kicklighter, Superintendent of Miller County Schools, sent this update on where the system is on the legal issues that the BOE inherited from 2012-2013.  More...

Community

Delta Kappa Gamma members attend State Executive Board Meeting

Four local ladies attended the Delta Kappa Gamma State Executive Board Meeting in Macon, Georgia, Saturday, September 26, 2015.  More...

PCA’s Stewart Parnell sentenced to 28 years

Stewart Parnell, former CEO of Lynchburg, Va.- based American Peanut Corporation, who was the central figure in the 2009 salmonella outbreak linked to nine deaths and hundreds of illnesses, was sentenced to 28 years in prison by U.S. More...

The perfect answer

The perfect answer  When an atheist called him a “moron” for believing in God, Dr. More...

School & Sports

Warriors Win Over Bethlem Temple Christian 48- 22

On September 25, 2015, the SGA Warriors headed off to Senoia, GA. At a neutral site the Warriors took on Bethlehem Temple Christian. More...

SGA Sees at the Pole

In 1990, ten students gathered around their flagpole at their local high school. Now, 25 years later, students all across the world gather around the flagpole at their school and pray for their classmates, teachers, families, and communities. More...

SGA Senior BETA Officers Elected

On August 26, members of the SGA National Senior BETA Club met to elect officers for 2015-2016. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Hope it's not God's Punishment

This is a little premature, but I had better say something about some of the candidates running for president before they all quit, or get locked up.  Seems like the pollsters and the press have already elected their candidate.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

THE JOY OF OBSERVATION

I crouched behind a headstone in the old cemetery and remained still and quiet when the flock pitched in, settling on the ground not 15 yards distant. More...

Breaking News - 10/5/2015 11:58 AM

Jerry Smith Obituary - Free Access

Mr. Jerry Smith, age 74 of Colquitt died Sunday, October 4, 2015, at his residence.  More...

Breaking News - 10/5/2015 11:58 AM

Patti Moore Barwick - Free Access

Patti Ann Barwick, age 49, of Sylvester, died Saturday, October 3, 2015 at her residence.  Memorial services were held Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.at Mathews Funeral Home with  Dr. Paul Payne and Ross Powell officiating. More...

Danny Carter Obituary - Free Access

 Mr. Danny Carter, age 66 of Colquitt died Wednesday, October 1, 2015, at his residence.  More...

Three charged in counterfeit passing here

According to Investigator Kenny Kirkland of Colquitt PD, three subjects so far have been charged with passing counterfeit bills. More...

MCHS Pirates dominate Baconton Blazers, 41- 0

Miller County scorched the Baconton Charter’s Blazers with a score of 0-41. Pirate captains were Tate Bryan, Cole Green, Jarrell Kimble, and Ethan Faulkner.  More...

Religion

‘Responding to Fear’

Inspiration

I have a lot of fun with my grandchildren, sometimes at their expense as I tease and aggravate them. But they know that I love them and would never purposely do anything to harm them. More...

All Men All Girls

When my daughter, Kelli, said her bedtime prayers, she would bless every family member, every friend, and every animal (current and past). More...

Public Safety

One Vehicle overturns on Rock Road - Injures Three

A one vehicle accident occurred on Thursday night, September 24, 2015, at approximately 8:48 p.m.  The driver of the vehicle, Jacalin Marie Humphrey, 18, of 419 Joe Shingler Road, Colquitt, was driving a 2000 Ford Explorer west on Rock Road.&nbs More...

Living & Style

Miss Givens to wed Mr. Joiner

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Givens of Bainbridge are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Leigh Givens, to Jonathan Michael Joiner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Joiner and Ms. Becky Joiner, of Colquitt.  More...

Givens, Moates Plans Finalized

Final plans have been completed for the marriage ceremony of Miss Kaley Givens and Mr. Chris Moates.  Miss Givens is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Everson of Colquitt, and Mr. Moates is the son of Mrs. More...

First Baptist senior adults attend Gospel Jubilee

Fourteen senior adults from First Baptist attended the Gospel Jubilee in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, this past week.  More...

Obituaries

BECKY WALTON COYLE

Mrs. Becky Walton Coyle, age 58, of Carmel, IN, formerly of Colquitt, died Monday, September 21, 2015.  Funeral services were held Saturday, September 26, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. at Damascus Methodist Church with Rev. Tony Mock and Rev. More...

WYBLE GLENN LOFTON

September 23, 1934  September 14, 2015  Mr. Wyble Glenn Lofton died Monday, September 14, 2015.  More...

HOYT PATTERSON

Hoyt Patterson, age 80, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services were held on Monday, September 28, 2015, at 3 p.m. in the Arlington Baptist Church with Dr. More...

Health

It's almost flu season

The Miller County Health Department urges at-risk adults to get flu vaccine now.  Seniors 65 and older, pregnant women and adults with medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or cancer are among those most at risk of severe complicati More...