April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fierce mosquito season predicted

Spring is finally in the air! Warm weather is moving in to stay and residents in our area will be heading outdoors to enjoy the spring and summer months to come. More...

Community

Mayhaw Queens Promote Festival

Miss National Mayhaw Marlena Collins and Jr Miss National Mayhaw Mallory Moulton Queens recently made an appearance on WCTV Channel 6 news in Tallahassse, Fl promoting the National Mayhaw Festival. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The jury in the Walden v. Chrysler Group case returned a verdict Thursday evening determining Chrysler 99 percent at fault for the death of Remington Cole Walden. More...

Car Keys- Priceless!

They weren't in my pockets. Suddenly I realized I must have left them in the car. Frantically, I headed for the parking lot. My husband has scolded me many times for leaving my keys in the car's ignition. He's afraid that the car could be stolen. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS April 6 800G Traffic Stop •Speak w/Subject •Escort • Assist 799I w/ Stolen Vehicle April 7 800G Escort, Hardees •Traffic Stop More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILYACTIVITY REPORTS April 4 799F Traffic stops x4 •Patrol •Security Checks •Paper Served •Escort •Assist Colquitt Police Department •Domestic, N. Fourth St. •Dog Problem More...

Living & Style

McLendon, Burns to speak vows

Ms. Linda Crankfield of Colquitt and Mr. Darryl McLendon of Columbus would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Trivia LaShuna McLendon, to Mr. Tyrone Burns, son of Janice Burns of Bainbridge. More...

Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founder’s Day

The Xi Omicron Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founder’s Day on April 9, 2015, at the Powerline Restaurant. More...

Health message

As I was lying in bed pondering the problems of the world, I rapidly realized that I don't really give a rat's rear end. It's the tortoise life for me! 1. If walking or cycling is good for your health, the postman would be immortal. 2. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We have a chance for change-

I agree almost fully with what the former Vice-President Dick Cheney said about our current President Barack Hussein Obama. To say the least, there is no love lost between the two. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

FISHBAIT ODDITIES I HAVE KNOWN

As a child, there was no greater pleasure than sneaking away from menial chores to go fishing in the creek behind my house. More...

9-to-5: The Musical opens Friday!

Beginning April 17th, the Colquitt/Miller Arts Council brings to the Cotton Hall stage 9- to-5: The Musical. More...

2 Buddies Produce opens

There is nothing like good, fresh produce. The newest, freshest, and some say the best produce stand in the area is now opened for business right here in Colquitt. More...

Religion

‘Reality Burned Into Our Hearts’

Inspiration

Last Sunday afternoon as we were preparing for the children and grandchildren to come to our house for Easter I did something I have done many times: I cooked a batch of peanut brittle. More...

She wrote her own Obituary

When I read this, I had to share it, yes, including to my wife Kathy, as she is always saying the best job she has ever had is being "GRANDMA" Jack More...

Seed from the Sower

One day a television reporter received a letter from a young girl. It read: “When I grow up I want to do what you do. Please do it better!” Often when we observe someone doing something we can see many ways to improve their work. More...

School & Sports

Outstanding Seniors recognized in sports

On Friday April 10th, the Miller County High School Administration and faculty recognized 13 outstanding seniors that have participated in baseball, golf, track, and tennis. Under the directions of MCHS Athletic Director Ms. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Story Time More...

SGA to hold honors day April 21

Southwest Georgia Academy will hold its annual Honors Day program on April 21 at 8:30 A.M. in the Joe Bryan Auditorium. The Junior and Senior Beta Clubs, together with the help of the Student Council, sponsors this event. More...

Obituaries

KIMBERLY HEARD WALLER

Mrs. Kimberly Heard Waller, age 46 of Blakely died Friday, April 10, 2015, in Newton. Funeral services were held Monday, April 13, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sterling Jones officiating. More...

EMMITTE SAMUEL HENLEY

Emmitte Samuel Henley, age 80, died Friday March 27, 2015. Mr. Henley was born in Colquitt to the late Lila Adams and Emmitte Henley. More...

STERLING LONG

Mr. Sterling Long, age 74 of Belzoni, MS, formerly of Colquitt died Monday, April 6, 2015 in Jackson Miss. Graveside service were held Tuesday, April 14, at 3:00 p.m at Bellview Church Cemetery. Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. More...