May 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal crash report

As an update to the fatal crash last week in Donalsonville, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2015, Danny Beshears, age 45 of McCrory, Arkansas, was traveling west on GA 38 / U.S. More...

Miller and Baker counties listed as top drinkers in Georgia by AH

Last Friday, I was loading one of our paper machines for the third time with the graduation edition. It was thick this past week, and a good one if I do say so. More...

Community

Grads honored at Colquitt Methodist

It was a good day for the graduates and a good day for all those who came to church last Sunday at Colquitt United Methodist Church. More...

Alpha Omicron ‘Shines’ in State

Jo Davis, president of the Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, is proud to announce that Alpha Omicron is one of the best chapters in Georgia! Mrs. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Dr. Magical Balloons More...

School & Sports

MCHS Graduates Honored at Senior Recognition Night

The annual honors and awards program to recognize the outstanding achievements of Miller County High School seniors was held Tuesday night, May 19, 2015, at the Miller County High School Gymnasium. More...

Six short stories

{1} Once all villagers decided to pray for rain, on the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella. That's FAITH {2}When you throw a baby in the air, she laughs because she knows you will catch her. That's TRUST More...

Miller County Schools donate to Relay for Life

Miller County Schools o rgan ized Wel lnes s Committees at the beginning of the 2014- 2015 school year. More...

Obituaries

RAYMOND ROY HEARD

Mr. Raymond Roy Heard, age 85, of Colquitt died Monday, May 18, 2015, at his residence. A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Rebecca Duke- Barton and Rev. More...

TIMOTHY WARREN

Mr. Timothy Warrren, 63, of Colquitt, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015, in Donalsonville. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Mock officiating. More...

RALPH TERRELL MCDONALD

Mr. Ralph Terrell Mc- Donald, age 74, of Lafayette, and formerly of Miller County, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Pruitt Healthcare in Lafayette. Funeral services for Mr. McDonald were held on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Health

Water Safety: The Key to Preventing Drowning Deaths

It’s that time of year again. With the temperature rising and summer right around the corner, many will start flocking to the pool to beat the heat. But not so fast! More...

Facts about the human body

Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream. The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm. You use 200 muscles to take one step. The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man. More...

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Jason Nixon Obituary - Free Access

 Mr. Stephen Jason Nixon of Colquitt died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. More...

Memorial Day in Colquitt-2015

It was a beautiful, cloudy, summer day in Colquitt, Monday, May 25, 2015, and a good, quality crowd of patriots came out at 11:00 a.m. to observe Memorial Day in Miller County. More...

62 MCHS graduates look to the future

Pirate Stadium was completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2015 Miller County High School graduates on Friday evening, May 22, 2015. More...

The price of brain surgery

In the hospital where a family member lay gravely ill, the relatives gathered in the waiting room. Finally, the doctor came in looking tired and somber. More...

Religion

Noticeably Clean and Shiny

Inspiration

When I was a student in Bible college in Lakeland, Florida, over 20 years ago I tried to grasp all the knowledge I could from a very capable group of men and women that I studied under. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Did you know that a Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis, a sauropod dinosaur that lived in China (long before it was China), had a 60 foot body and a 30 foot neck? More...

His final family gifts

Morris Schwartz is on his deathbed, knows the end is near, is with nurse, his wife, his daughter and two sons. "So," he says to them: "Bernie, I want you to take the Beverly Hills houses. Sybil, take the apartments over in Los Angeles Plaza. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity May 18 800L Escort, Food Mart •Bus Detail •Theft, Dancer St. •Domestic, Railroad St. • Alarm, MLK • Juvenile Issue, Bremond St. •Reckless Driver, Main St. More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity May 15 799F Served Papers •Patrol •Security Checks •Accident, Vehicle Vs. Deer •Unlock Vehicle, Bush Dairy Road •Domestic, Milford St. May 16 More...

Living & Style

Historic Church Hosts Harrison- Heard Wedding

Hannah Beth Harrison and Brian Christopher Heard exchanged wedding vows, February 14, 2015, at the 100-year-old Brinson Methodist Church in Brinson. More...

It's what you scatter

I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes .. . I noticed a small boy, delicate of bone and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily apprising a basket of freshly picked green peas. More...

Crabby Old Lady

When an old woman died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in Moosomin, Saskatchewan, it was believed that she had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through her meager possessions, they found this poem. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

When I grow up -

If you bet I wouldn't be going anywhere in the U.S.A., where would it be? I have never had a passport, so I can't leave the U.S.A. You guessed it, Atlanta, or above. More...

Up In Smoke

I told Toole I’d like to write about other things going on in the City other than just the Fire Department, and he said he thought that would be a good idea. More...