June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Eight & Under All-Stars Win Tournament

The Miller County eight and under All-Star team participated in the Mayhaw Softball Tournament on Friday, June 3, 2016, at Spring Creek Park.  The tournament was scheduled to be played the weekend of the Mayhaw Festival, but due to the weather, More...

Community

Proudly They Serve

MASN Phillip Sheffield was recently promoted to US Navy’s Petty Officer 3rd Class.  Phillip enlisted into the US Navy in September 2015 after graduating from high school.  He graduated from the Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, I More...

Best time for shots is now!

The best time for back-to-school immunizations is during summer break. Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Charles Ruis says now is the best time to get state-required back-to-school vaccinations for children and adolescents. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - James Guy Jr. was arrested Tuesday after a routine traffic stop led to a “pretty sizable drug bust,” according to Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Chip Nix.  More...

Living & Style

Ethridge, Anthony to wed

Laura Ann Ethridge and John Douglas Anthony are pleased to announce their wedding.  Laura is the daughter of Jerry Ethridge of Albany and Patrick and Rita Greene of Arlington.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Ann Wade of Co More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Read-A-Likes

With the Summer Reading Program in full swing and many vacationers stocking up on their beach reads, popular books are becoming more difficult to find. The Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. More...

Five Generations

Seated: B.O. Mock Sr., Charlea R. Hall holding Rayleigh J. Forshee. Standing: Janet M. Hicks, Rachel A. Bailey. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Miller County what?

Do you know what time it is? It's time for a “sorta” history lesson.  Folks are really getting worried about one of the most asked questions- Who's going to run this newspaper when you're gone?  More...

Gorilla or baby? Maybe, just maybe!

As I watched videos of a large gorilla drag a 4- year- old around his cage, some were wondering what to do.  Some how, some way, the four- year- old got away from his parents at the zoo and got into the cage with the gorilla. More...

Breaking News - 6/10/2016 10:05 AM

Mrs. Juanita Gray Obituary - Free Access

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Larry, the fish man

Larry comes by every so often to share something he has caught that is not the usual. Not too long ago Larry Holzknecht, of Colquitt, showed us an unusual catch of a large carp, we think, that was scaleless. More...

Aladdin, Jr. Coming to Cotton Hall on June 17

The CMAC Youth Theater is busy getting everything ready for their ninth season, which this year will feature the Disney musical Aladdin, Jr. based on the iconic film. More...

Religion

‘Little Warnings Can Prevent Big Trouble’

Inspiration

In my better than four decades of operating motor vehicles, it has been extremely rare that the engine low oil pressure indicator on any of the vehicles—cars, trucks, or tractors—has ever alerted me of an engine problem.  More...

A Christian

Several years ago, a preacher from out-of-state accepted a call to a church in Houston, Texas. Some weeks after he arrived, he had an occasion to ride the bus from his home to the downtown area. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  OBSTRUCTING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS   On Monday, May 30, 2016, while on patrol, Captain Dan Stone noticed a vehicle parked in the parking lot at Ron-Cam.  More...

School & Sports

Cody Chapman Signs with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

“It is going to be hard going from a Miller County Pirate to an ABAC Stallion,” stated Cody Chapman, “but that is where I want to start my college career at and become a baseball player on their team.” On Tuesday, May 10th, at More...

Fourth Grade Honor Roll

Mrs. Becky LaGuardia’s fourth grade honor roll was omitted from last week’s paper. More...

GED Graduation Ceremony Held

The GED Recognition Ceremony was held at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge State College on May 17, 2016. GED diploma recipients from Decatur County, Early County, Miller County, and Seminole County participated in the ceremony. More...

Obituaries

ANNIE HELEN CALHOUN

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BUDDY JORDAN

Buddy Jordan, age 87, of 153 Cannon Rd., Blakely, died Wednesday morning, May 25, 2016, at his residence. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 28, 2016, 1 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Dobson officiating. More...

SHERMAN MICHAEL MILLER

Sherman Michael Miller, age 60, of Iron City passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, at his residence.  Graveside services for Mr. Miller were held on Sunday, June 5, 2016, at New Enterprise Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Iron City at 2:00 p.m. More...