August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Grand Jury Returns 27 True Bills and 11 No Bills

The August term of the Miller County Grand Jury met Monday, August 17, 2015, with the Honorable Joe C. Bishop presiding. Twenty-seven true bills were returned as well as 11 no bills. More...

Watch Your Step!

Bill Spooner killed this rattlesnake in the driveway of his home on Highway 91 North recently. His wife, Barbara, was walking down the driveway, which she does everyday when she encountered the big rattlesnake. More...

Community

Five Generations of Mattie and Andrew Dunn

Pictured are (seated) great-great-grandmother, Mattie Dunn, holding Samuel Eli Glover; (standing, L-R) mother of Samuel Eli, Malori Dunn Glover; grandfather, Todd Dunn; and great-grandfather, Sam Dun More...

Five Generations of Dunns

Pictured are (seated) great-great-grandmother, Mattie Dunn; (standing, L-R) greatgrandfather, Sam Dunn; father, Levi Dunn holding Caroline Dunn; and grandfather, Andy Dunn. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Leonard Hoskins, aged 42, of Bainbridge was sentenced on August 18, 2015, to serve 25 years (300 months) in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute it. More...

School & Sports

Rain Puts a Dent in Softball!

Due to rain, our Miller County Lady Pirates did not get to see much action this past week until Friday afternoon as they hosted the Terrell County Lady Greenwaves at the Vic Fleet Complex. More...

Pirates On the Road Friday

Our Miller County Pirates will make their first road trip to Marion County to face the Eagles. Coach Miller, along with his band of Pirates, has been working diligently over the past two weeks getting the kinks out. Game time is at 7:30 p.m. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Ivey Pope as FFA Member of the Week. Ivey is the daughter of Jamie and Vicky West of Damascus. She is a junior at Miller County High School. More...

Obituaries

MICHAEL BYRON (MIKE) TABB SR.

Michael Byron (Mike) Tabb, Sr., 71, of Leary, went to be with his Savior Monday, August 17, 2015, at his residence. A celebration of his life was conducted Saturday, August 22, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Milford Baptist Church with Rev. More...

WILLIE C. WHITE ‘DOCTOR WHITE”

Mr. Willie C. “Doctor White,” age 65, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015. Funeral services were held Monday, August 17, at 11:00 a.m. at Adolph Noble Sr. More...

RONALD EUGENE JONES, JR.

Mr. Ronnie Jones, Jr., age 28, of Bainbridge died Wednesday, August 19, 2015, in Miller County. Graveside services were held Sunday, August 23, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Donley Cemetery with Rev. Fletcher Sheffield officiating. Mr. More...

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Dr. Walter Sheffield Obituary - Free Access

John Walter Sheffield, Jr. passed away peacefully on August 25, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.  A memorial service will be held Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11 o’clock at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. More...

One youth injured in crash on Grimsley Road

A crash was reported at approximately 1:30 p.m. Thursday, August 20, at 560 Grimsley Road, near a large culvert near Sow Branch. More...

Crash on US Highway 27 leaves one driver in critical condition

On Monday, August 17, 2015, an accident occurred on U.S. Highway 27 south of Colquitt near Bryan Road at approximately 8:00 a.m. More...

Religion

‘It’s Worth the Wait’

As we prepared to celebrate Madeline’s seventh birthday last week end, I had the honored privilege of being asked to prepare the main course of the meal — smoked chicken. More...

The last wishes

The last wishes of Alexander the Great: On his death bed, Alexander summoned his generals and told them his three ultimate wishes: 1. The best doctors should carry his coffin; 2. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS ACCIDENT On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Officer Natalie Moulton was dispatched to First St. at Market on the Square Apartments in reference to damage to a vehicle. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Violet Elizabeth Taylor

Violet Elizabeth Taylor came into this world in Denver, Colorado, at 1:01 p.m. on July 10, 2015, weighing 7.11 pounds and measuring 18.5 inches long. More...

Miss Powell to marry Mr. Duebelt

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Powell of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Danielle Spence Powell, to Steve Carl Duebelt, II. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve C. Duebelt of Dothan, Alabama. More...

The Middle Wife--Show & Tell

The “Middle Wife” by an anonymous second grade teacher. I've been teaching now for about 15 years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second grade classroom a few years back. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's been a good ride thus far -

On occasion, I have been accused of not thinking like some folks. Lord, I hope not! More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

SOMETIMES IT’S BEST TO JUST LOOK AT ‘EM

For duck hunters, it can be pretty darn tough visiting a National Wildlife Refuge during waterfowl season, particularly one established primarily as a haven for wintering waterfowl. More...