September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Alpha Omicron Welcomes New Members

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Georgia (Psi) State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to welcome two new members, Cissy Eldridge of Colquitt and Rendy Godwin of Donalsonville. More...

Victoria Henley to host Holiday Showcase

Victoria Henley, daughter of Lynn and Russ Henley of Colquitt and granddaughter of Ethel and Ray Henley of Colquitt and Gene and Ramona Boatright of Sylvester, is gearing up for a first-ever Christmas/Holiday Showcase in Sylvester, following a strand More...

Ditka and the Fridge

John Cassis is one of our nation's finest motivational speakers. He told a story recently about a time when he was serving as one of the chaplains for the Chicago Bears during their glory years of the 80s.  More...

Living & Style

Another Check off the Bucket List

“Work hard, play harder,” says Harvest and Jurya Williams who just returned from a vacation to North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. More...

Miss Hudson to wed Mr. Taylor

Dianne Haywood of Colquitt is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Amber Michelle Hudson, to Zachary Lewis Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Old humor from an old friend

While I sat in the reception area of my doctor's office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. As she went to the receptionist's desk, the man sat there, alone and silent. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's time to - Vote, Fight or both?

One of my favorite characters was the late, John "Duke" Wayne. We had some of the best heroes back in my time, from the early 1930s, and Marion Robert Marrison, John Wayne's real name. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Hunting:The Mentor’s Role

Wildlife biologist Charles Sharp not long ago shared some intriguing thoughts to which all hunters should pay attention as they prepare for the upcoming seasons. More...

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Presents First Responders With Framed Proclamation

August 4, 2016, was proclaimed as First Responder Appreciation Day by Mayor Jimmy Phillips. This effort was coordinated by the Miller County Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi XI Epsilon Omicron Sorority. More...

The fish are still bitin’ on the River

There aren’t a lot of things better than the smell of catfish sizzling in a large pan of hot grease, and a good bunch of friends to help devour them down by the river.  Back in the middle of July, we showed how Terry Bevis caught a very la More...

Religion

‘A Change of Diet’

Inspiration

The story is told about a young man who grew up in a home where he was encouraged to eat lots of rich and greasy foods. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAMAGE TO  PROPERTY  On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, Officer Natalie McDaniel was dispatched to 109 N. Fourth Street in reference to damage to a mailbox.  More...

School & Sports

Pirates Fall to Mitchell, 30-15

Coming off a big win over Terrell County a couple of weeks ago, then having an open Friday night, allowed the Miller County Pirates time to practice, focus, and put on their game face for this past Friday night’s game against Mitchell County. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Friday night, during first and second quarter, our Pirates (and the scoreboard) looked good, promising Miller County another win. More...

Football greats said

"Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy than to fumble the football." John Heisman  "I make my practices real hard because if a player is a quitter, I want him to quit in practice, not in a game." Bear Bryant/ Alabama  "It isn't n More...

Obituaries

JOHN ROGER COFTY, SR.

John Roger Cofty, Sr., 83, of Brinson, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016.  More...

RUBY TEDDER SIMMONS BLACK

Ruby Tedder Simmons Black, 90, of Colquitt, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016.  More...

CHARLIE CALVIN EVERETT

Mr. Charlie Calvin Everett, age 85, of Dallas and formerly of Colquitt, died Friday, September 2, 2016, at Aspen Village in Dallas, GA. Funeral services were Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...