November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Daniel Allen Becomes Certified Archery Coach

Daniel Allen recently spent a week at the Easton Archery Center of Excellence (part of the U.S. More...

Community

Southwest Georgia Academy Honors Veterans

Southwest Georgia Academy paid tribute to our veterans on November 10. The Student Council, Senior Beta, and Junior Beta organizations planned the Honors Day Program that began with a Breakfast Social in the Ted Sasser Library.  More...

Alpha Omicron Initiates New Members

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Georgia (Psi) State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to announce the initiation of two new members: Jodi Collins of Leary and Rebecca “Becky” La- Guardia of Colquitt. More...

Husband and Wife Shopping

A couple were in a busy shopping center just before Christmas. The wife suddenly noticed that her husband was missing, and as they had a lot to do, she called him on his mobile.  The wife said, "Where are you? You know we have lots to do."  More...

School & Sports

Fall Softball Banquet Held

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Coach Eddie Whitaker, Coach Jason Houston, and Coach Mary Katherine Spooner held their Fall Softball Dinner at TK’s on the Square. More...

Southwest Georgia Academy to Name Court After Lea Henry

Southwest Georgia Academy is honoring Lea Henry, Class of 1979, on November 28 during the opening basketball game of the season.  More...

Bears in the woods

In light of the rising frequency of human - grizzly bear conflicts, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is advising hikers, hunters, and fishermen to take extra precautions and keep alert of bears while in the field.  More...

Obituaries

WINONA ENNIS

Mrs. Winona Ennis, age 87, of Dothan, Alabama, formerly of Colquitt, died Saturday, November 18, 2017, at her home.  Funeral services were held Monday, November 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Central, 3:00 p.m. More...

JAMES WILLIAM HERRING

James William Herring, Jr., age 70, of Marianna, FL, passed away Friday morning, November 17, 2017, at his residence.  Funeral services were held on Monday, November 20, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. More...

EDWARD A. “ED” PUMPHREY

Edward A. “Ed” Pumphrey, age 75, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday evening, November 18, 2017, at Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Santa Claus Comes to Town

The official Christmas season opened this past weekend in Colquitt as the annual Hometown Holidays got underway Sunday afternoon. The weather was a bit nippy as shoppers filled the businesses, getting the best and newest merchandise for sale prices. More...

Colquitt Lions told of library services

At the November 15, the Colquitt Lions Club held its regular meeting at Moby Dick. Lion President Terry Taylor welcomed the crowd and asked Ben Clenney to give the invocation. The Pledge Allegiance to the Flag was given by all members. More...

Religion

‘I’m Thankful for the Teeth Marks in the Artificial Squash’

Inspiration

A couple weeks ago the local grocery store had frozen turkey breasts at a good price, so I decided to take advantage of the deal. I went toward the meat department and located a freezer that I quickly assumed contained what I was looking for. More...

Squirrels vs. the church

The Presbyterian church called a meeting to decide what to do about their squirrels. After much prayer and consideration, they concluded the squirrels were predestined to be there and they shouldn't interfere with God's divine will.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

In 2013, Mary Ella and I were in Hollywood with Rox and Vicky Johnson and took the tour. We drove past Mel Gibson’s house, and the driver told us about a time when Mel was working in his yard as they drove past. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING  On November 4, 2017, Deputy Byron Cobb responded to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office to meet with Wallace White in reference to items being taken from his property located at 285 West Sheffield Road.  THEFT BY TAKIN More...

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

PUBLIC DRUNK  On Saturday, November 18, 2017, Colquitt Police Department was dispatched to 212 West Main Street in reference to a white male in the store possibly intoxicated.  Officer Seth Maxwell arrived on the scene and made contact wit More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1970 Holds its Annual Birthday Bash

Half Century Plus 15

The year 1952 was a very good year; 62 of the world’s greatest individuals were born that year. The Miller County High School Class of 1970 held its annual birthday bash on Saturday November 11, 2017. More...

Still Looking!

A little old lady was sitting on a park bench in The Villages, a Florida adult community.  A man walked over and sat down on the other end of the bench.  After a few moments, the woman asked, “Are you a stranger here?”  He More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Lets Us Give Thanks

If I had done it, I would have made Thanksgiving in October or even earlier. Thanksgiving is one of those special days when family seems to get together. More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Mean Medical Memories

I’m sitting in my urologist’s waiting area, wishing someone would unplug that trickling fountain on the wall. More...