October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Talking about a long shot

Dr. Robert Lane of Colquitt, traveled to Raton, New Mexico, to hunt with Tri-State Outfitters. This antelope scored in the upper 70's. This fine animal was shot with a Hillbilly custom .257 cal. More...

Community

Senior Center Supports Troops by Wearing Red

Miller County Senior Center supports our troops on “Wear Red” Fridays.  Many of our members are veterans, and others are related to veterans, so we want to support our men and women who have sacrificed many days, months, and years in More...

Georgia Department of Public Safety to meet in Colquitt

Colquitt- On October 5-6, 2016, the Georgia Board of Public Safety will be having events and a board meeting in Colquitt, Georgia. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Kids can win a Kindle  Fire  More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirate Senior Recognition Day

On Tuesday, September 27, the Miller County Administration and Faculty recognized these three young ladies for their contribution to our Athletic Program: Ashlyn Ponder, Ivey Pope, and Summer Sheffield.  More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Well, last week was a very eventful one at Miller County High School.  More...

MCS FFA NEWS

Miller County is proud to present Holden Sheffield as FFA Member of the Week. He is the son of Glen and Amanda Sheffield of Colquitt. He is currently in the 10th grade. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Just one reason to vote right-there’s more

This might be the most important election in my 80 years as a born and bred citizen of these United States of America. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Squirrel Hunting Not as Simple as it Seems

Well, it’s just about the time of year I always start thinking about squirrel hunting. I don’t think I’ll ever outgrow it. More...

Katina Whittaker to represent Colquitt in National Peanut Festival Pageant in Dothan

The reigning Miss Colquitt, Katina Whittaker, will represent her hometown of Colquitt in the National Peanut Festival Pageant to be held in Dothan, AL.  The pageant is set for Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, at the Dothan Civic Cente More...

Pirates Bag Cougars, 35-0

What a game for Miller County! Those Cougars were snarling all through the game but were unable to catch a Pirate by his sword. More...

Fire at School, Cool

This was the first school fire that we’ve had in years, and if you can have a good school fire, this might be one.  On Thursday, September 27, a fire call came from the Miller County School that there was fire, with smoke.  More...

Religion

‘Avoiding Contamination’

Inspiration

A lady told me that years ago her husband tried to help her with the laundry. It sounded like a good and helpful idea until she saw him stuffing everything into the washing machine together without separating colors or clothing types. More...

A Christian Pastor’s Analysis of the Election

When I first heard that Trump (DT) was entering the race last year, I told my wife that perhaps it was a good thing for the party and America. I knew that he was not a "saint," but I thought that he would be like a bull in a china shop. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   Marijuana/Less Than  An Ounce  More...

Living & Style

Miss Hill to wed Mr. Clark

Vic and Jane Hill of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Victoria, to Jameson Stephen Clark, son of Tammy Deen and the late Duane Clark of Albany.  Victoria is the grand- daughter of Caroly More...

The Collection

One Sunday while counting the money in the weekly offering, the pastor of a small Florida church found a pink envelope containing $1000. More...

The clocks in Heaven

A man died and went to Heaven.  As he stood in front of the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks behind him. He asked, “What are all those clocks for?”  St. Peter answered, “Those are Lie-Clocks. More...

Obituaries

JIM BILLY HOUSTON JR.

Jim Billy “Hutto” Houston, Jr., 80, of Pensacola, FL, formerly of Colquitt, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016.  A service of remembrance will be held at Olive Baptist Church at a later date.   More...

REVEREND LUTHER HENRY HASTEY

Reverend Luther Hastey of Iron City passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016.  Funeral services for Rev. Hastey were held on Monday, September, 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Donalsonville, with Rev. Jimmy Hornsby and Rev. More...

THOMAS JAMES “TOM” SANDERA

Thomas James “Tom” Sandera, age 53, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday morning, September 22, 2016.  Funeral services for Mr. Sandera were held on Monday, September 26, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. More...