December 3, 2008 RSS feed / School & Sports

The teacher who was taught

Get your tissue out

As she stood in front of her fifth grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children an untruth. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same. More...

Head Start observes Awareness Month - - - - - - - -

The Miller County Head Start observed Head Start Awareness Month recently. Mr. Ralph Wilcox, Southwest Georgia Film commissioner, stopped by to meet and greet the staff and children. More...

Who is a veteran?

A veteran is man or woman who has, at one point in his or her life wrote a blank check, made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including my life." That is honor, and there are way too many people in this United More...

Seminole Ramlins

What a glorious Thanksgiving, The "Swine Time" in Climax had such a big crowd of people, some folks never did git to the "Chittlin Barn." I'm sure the rain held off until most of the festivities were over. More...

Friends are God's way of taking care of us

This was written by a Metro Denver Hospice Physician: I was driving home from a meeting this evening about 5, stuck in traffic on Colorado Blvd., and the car started to choke and splutter and die. More...

Just another big 'Jake'

Michael Chestnut took this large tom turkey back during Georgia's turkey season somewhere in Miller County. Although this was a prize for most any turkey hunter, Michael normally shoots his prey with a camera instead of a gun. More...

Three strangers

Three strangers strike up a conversation in the airport passenger lounge in Bozeman, Montana, awaiting their flights. One is an American Indian passing through from Lame Deer. Another is a cowboy on his way to Billings for a livestock show. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

I REMEMBER OLD SMOKEY JOE

In 1962, my maternal grandfather, Daddy Buck, purchased an old two-door Dodge with a shiny ram's-head hood ornament. More...

How big is Walmart?

1. At Wal-Mart, Americans spend $36,000,000 every hour of every day. 2.This works out to $20,928 profit every minute! 3. Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick's Day (March 17th) than Target sells all year. 4. More...