October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller Co. Pirate Football Exceeding Expectations

GO PINK!

The Miller County High School Football Team was off this week after their big win over Randolph Co., who was ranked #11 in the Power Rankings at the time, to improve their record to 3-3 on the season. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - More details surrounding the officer-involved shooting last week have surfaced, including a report that Evan Lashley stole a shotgun from a business on Faceville Highway before his confrontation with a Decatur County deputy.  More...

Colquitt FWB Women Active for Christ Sew for Uganda Children

The ladies of Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church Women Active for Christ enjoy meeting monthly for fellowship, sharing, and growing in Christ. At one of their past meetings, things were a little different.  More...

A Maintenance Matter

Ahotel guest calls the front desk and the clerk answers, "May I help you?"  The man says, "Yes, I'm in Room 858. You need to send someone to my room immediately. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  Possession of Marijuana   More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Penelope Jo Lumpkin!

Wayne and Emily Lumpkin of Pearland, Texas, proudly announce the arrival of their baby daughter, Penelope Jo. Penelope was born Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at 1:58 p.m. at Memorial Hermann South East Hospital in Houston, Texas. More...

Upsie Daisy Ladies Night Held

Colquitt Free Will Baptist 9th Annual

Women Active for Christ of the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church hosted their ninth annual Upsie Daisy Ladies’ Night on Monday, October 5, 2015. More...

Nobles and Braswell Families Have Reunion

The Nobles and Braswell families met at the American Legion Hall in Colquitt for their 46th reunion on Saturday, September 26.  The day began with hugs and kisses, fellowship, talking about the old days and not seeing one another in a long time. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Time marches on, I hope!

I come from some of the great storytellers of all time. I wish that I had more of their talents. Ma and Uncle Horace, both fullblooded Miller County Cooks, could tell them. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

UPCOMING DUCK SEASON BODES WELL FOR ME

Okay, okay. I realize it’s early October and duck season is still a bit in the future. But I just can’t help myself. I’m too lazy to fish right now, too broke to go birding, and way too sorry to work. More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2015 9:40 AM

Frank LaDon Thompson Obituary - Free Access

Frank LaDon Thompson, age 46, of Chelsea, AL, passed away Wednesday,October 14, 2015, surrounded by his family at UAB in Birmingham, Al.  He fought a long and valiant battle, bravely undergoing many setbacks as he awaited and ultimately underwen More...

Breaking News - 10/14/2015 4:20 PM

Jolene Harrell Burkett - Free Access

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

Baylee Everson Crowned SGA Homecoming Queen

Miss Baylee Everson, daughter of Lynn and Tony Everson of Bainbridge, was crowned the 2015-2016 Homecoming Queen at Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus.  More...

Religion

‘Only One True Source of Strength’

Inspiration

With the arrival of cooler nights, what is left of my summer gardening is rapidly coming to a close and my attention now turns toward fall vegetables. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Rachel Sussman created "The Oldest Living Things in the World;" it's a book of photographs with descriptive information. Maybe you’ve heard of the 5,000-year-old Bristlecone Pine near White Mountain, California?  More...

Holy Humor

SAY A PRAYER  Little Johnny and his family were having Sunday dinner at his grandmother's house. Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served. When Little Johnny received his plate, he started eating right away. "Johnny! More...

School & Sports

Primitive Weapons Deer Hunting Season Opens

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opened Saturday, Oct. 10. Last year, more than 48,000 hunters participated in primitive weapons season, bringing in over 10,000 deer with black powder rifles.  More...

Senior Lady Pirates’ Recognition

On Monday, October 5, the Miller County High School Administration and Faculty recognized four senior softball female athletes for their contributions to our school and to our athletic program. More...

The Right and Fight to Read and Write

SGA celebrated World Literacy Day on October 8. Students came to school dressed in different shades of orange to show their awareness of the importance of being able to read and write. More...

Obituaries

VIVIAN LEE TEMPLES

Mrs. Vivian Lee Temples, age 80, of Damascus died Friday, October 9, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

BRENDA INGRAM POWELL

Brenda Ingram Powell, age 61, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015, in Tallahassee, FL.  The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at Bainbridge Church Of God with Pastor Dan Tomberlin officiating. More...

DRANE SMITH

Drane Smith, age 82, of Bainbridge passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015, at Memorial Hospital.  The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Rick Turner and Rev. More...

Health

Cough CPR - could save your life

What are you to do if you have a heart attack while you are alone?  The Johnson City Medical Center (Johnson City, Tennessee) staff actually discovered this and did an in-depth study on it in our ICU.  The two individuals that discovered th More...

More Georgia Women Should Take Advantage of Breast Cancer Screening

Sometimes breast cancer arrives without a calling card. More...