March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

'Through Her Eyes' this weekend

The Colquitt Miller Arts Council presents “Through Her Eyes” at the newly renovated InterACT. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - No serious injuries were reported in a two-car accident that caused a Hyundai Elentra to drive down the hill across from Elberta Crate Monday afternoon.  More...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The Miller County Spring Creek Ball Program kicked off its 2016 season last Monday night, March 21. More...

They knew it in the 1920s

H.L. Mencken, born 1880 - Died 1956, was a journalist, satirist, critic, and all-round curmudgeon. While working for the Baltimore Evening Sun, he wrote this editorial, which appeared in the July 26, 1920 edition:  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA LESS THAN AN OUNCE   More...

Living & Style

Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

Four Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, venue, vows, will there be a sit-down dinner or hors d’oeuvres and crudités? Who will be in the wedding party? More...

Miss Mears to wed Mr. Farr

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Mears of Leesburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Suzanne Mears, to Jonathan Edward Farr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Farr of Dawson.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Life's lessons learned from your mother

Your mother tried to teach you some valuable lessons. Moms have a unique ability to impart essential wisdom. Unfortunately, most of us were too young to really appreciate their value. More...

Obituaries

AMOS EUGENE KELLEY

Mr. Amos Eugene Kelley, age 81, of Warner Robins, died Sunday, March 13, 2016, at his residence.  Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Kelley Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Hayes officiating.  Mr. More...

GLORIA MITCHELL SHEPARD

Gloria Mitchell Shepard, age 75, of Bainbridge, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 28, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brian Hatchett officiating.   More...

ANDREW TAYLOR WALL ACE

Andrew Taylor Wallace, age 29, of Colquitt died Saturday, March 19, 2016.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 2, at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Retreat Center in Colquitt.   More...

Health

Mayo Clinic - Drinking water

This is indeed good information. A cardiologist determined that heart attacks can be triggered by dehydration. Now I carry a bottle of water wherever I go. aspirin is also a good idea! Good Thing To Know From The Mayo Clinic. More...

Donovan Walley Named MCHS 2016 STAR Student

Leigh Ann Walton Named STAR Teacher

Donovan Walley, a high school senior, has been named 2016 PAGE STAR Student for Miller County High School. The announcement was made by Garrett Grimsley, branch manager of Ameris Bank in Colquitt, local sponsor of the Miller County STAR program. More...

That’s what Larry said-

“All fishermen are liars except you and me, and I’m not all that sure about you.” That’s an old saying that fishermen use about other fishermen when the story is a bit questionable, which most fish stories are. More...

Peanuts and truck on the grass

On Tuesday, March 22, all first responders were called to a crash scene at 556 Bellview Road concerning a semi-tractor trailer overturning loaded with peanuts. More...

Religion

‘Released Through the Resurrection’

Inspiration

I have a confession to make: I spent some time in the local jail last week! More...

My Name is God

My name is God. You hardly have time for me. I love you and will always bless you. I am always with you. I need you to spend 30 minutes of your time with Me today. Don't pray, just praise. Today I want this message to go across the world. More...

God's Grace - a good example

There once was a man named George Thomas, preacher in a small Texas town.  One Sunday morning he came to the church building carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. More...

School & Sports

MCHS and MCMS Beta Clubs Induct New Members

Students at Miller County Middle School and Miller County High School were recently recognized at induction ceremonies to welcome new members into the local chapters of the National Beta Club. More...

Warren Inducted into Honor Society

The Theta Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Andrew College in Cuthbert held its spring semester induction ceremony on Tuesday, February 16. More...

Donovan Walley is recipient of Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizen Award

Donovan Shawn Walley has been selected as the recipient of the Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizen Award for Miller County. He is a senior at Miller County High School and is the son of Patton and Angie Wally of Miller County. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Snickers instead of Easter eggs

Sometimes life gets a bit tedious. Last week was one of those times at the Toole house, again. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

The Panfish

He is the first fish I ever caught. He was, as my grandfather earthily put it, just two eyes and a bunghole. So what? A 200-pound tarpon couldn’t make its captor one bit happier than that three-fingers size fish made me nearly 60 years ago. More...