October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Our library is well worth the costs

The members of the Colquitt/Miller Chamber of Commerce met at their regular First Friday Breakfast on October 2 at Tarrer Inn. Ponder Enterprises hosted the delicious breakfast with all the trimmings, including Hardee's famous biscuits.  More...

Gas prices keep dropping, if you shop

It definitely pays to shop if you have a big tank or have to fill up often.  The price of regular gasoline is coming down almost everywhere. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - While responding to an attempted burglary, Bainbridge Public Safety officers arrested a Florida man on drug charges.  Kevin Keeon Hudson, 24, of Belle Glade, Florida, was charged with controlled substance – possession of cocai More...

Miller County High School Band Experiences Growing Pains

The Pirate Pride Band recently experienced growing pains. More...

Two Wishes

A man walks into a restaurant with a full-grown ostrich behind him. The waitress asks them for their orders. The man says, "A hamburger, fries and a coke," and turns to the ostrich, "What's yours?" "I'll have the same," says the ostrich. More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFA Team Competes in Area Career Development Events

The Miller County FFArecently competed in the Area 5 FFA Farm Business Management, FFA Quiz, Floral Design, Job Interview, and Meats Evaluation Career Development Events. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Griffin Wells as FFA Member of the Week. Griffin is the son of Bryan and Julie Wells of Colquitt. He is currently a 12th grader at Miller County High School.  More...

National Law Enforcement Day Observed by Fourth Graders

To honor National Law Enforcement Day, Saturday, September 19, 2015, Mrs. Kittie DePriest’s fourth grade homeroom made a survival goody bag for each law enforcement officer at the Miller County Sheriff & Police Department.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

If you don't like 'In God We Trust', you can go-

Again I delve into the area where angels, and especially politicians, fear to tread.  Our National Motto is, "In God We Trust." Even the not so supreme court has not made that illegal, yet.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

OLD DOGS, OLD GUNS: COMFORTING MEMORIES

Old dogs and old guns have something in common. They comfort me. They are, for lack of more eloquence, just plain nice to have around.  More...

Breaking News - 10/13/2015 11:48 AM

Jolene Harrell Burkett Obituary - Free Access

Jolene Harrell Burkett of Donalsonville, GA passed away after a lengthy illness at her residence on October 13, 2015.  She was 83 years old. More...

Pirates cool down Red Devils, 14- 6

The Red Devils were looking for souls to steal from the Miller County Pirates last Friday night, but it didn’t happen. It was rather weird having to sit on the home side of the Red Devils due to the visitors’ side had been condemned. More...

Colquitt’s T.T. Barber Named Defensive Warrior of the Week at Middle Tennessee

TT Barber, a 2012 graduate of Miller County High School and now a senior at Middle Tennessee State University, continues to show his talent as an exceptional football player.  More...

Religion

‘There Is Joy In Doing Good’

Inspiration

Included among the many things that bring me fulfillment is that of doing something beneficial or giving something special to someone. More...

A love note from Jesus

This is so well put and very beautiful.  If you never felt pain, then how would you know that I am a Healer?  If you never had to pray, How would you know that I am a Deliverer?  If you never had a trial, how could you call yourself a More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   Burglary/ Forced  Entry/Residence  On September 23, 2015, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 397 East Bush Street in reference to burglary.  More...

Living & Style

First Baptist Keenagers Luncheon Guests Entertained by Swamp Gravy Actors

First Baptist Church was the location of the Keenagers luncheon Tuesday, September 29, 2015. The food was delicious, and the fellowship was great. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Closed for Columbus Day   More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Hotel Transylvania 2”

“Hotel Transylvania 2” is a lame animated movie that takes some of the most well-known characters in horror and makes them kid-friendly (which I can accept) and unfunny (which I can’t). More...

Obituaries

PATTI ANN MOORE BARWICK

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...

RONALD EUGENE JONES

Mr. Ronald Jones, age 57, of Colquitt died Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at his residence.  Mr. More...

DANNY RAY CARTER

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