October 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Graycee places in top 10

The reigning Little Miss Colquitt, Graycee Lauren McNease, daughter of Brandan and Laura McNease, finished as a Top 10 Finalist in the Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant.  Graycee represented Colquitt in the Little Miss National Peanut More...

Community

ATT Increases Its Support of Bainbridge College StudentsBuilding

ATT has increased its annual support of Bain­bridge College (BC) stu­dents, donating a gift of $2,000 to the Bainbridge College Foundation Inc. Seen here left to right during the Oct. 12 presen­tation in the Edward D.  More...

Swamp Critters live a long time

Boudreaux, an 80-year-old south Louisiana Cajun, goes to the doctor for his yearly check-up.  The doctor is amazed at what good shape he is in and asks, "How do you stay in such great physical condi­tion, Boudreaux?"  More...

Man of the house

A mild-mannered man was tired of being bossed around by his wife, so he went to a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist said he needed to build his self- esteem, and so gave him a book on assertiveness, which he read on the way home. More...

School & Sports

Miller County Pirates

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Old problems

A group of seniors were sitting around talking about all their ailments.  "My arms have gotten so weak I can hardly lift this cup of coffee," said one.  "Yes, I know," said an­other. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

All menus are subject to change!

OCTOBER 19 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Breakfast Pizza, Fruit Lunch - Mexican Rice/Roll, Butter Peas, Salsa, Garden Salad, Chick Filet/Bun, Sweet Potato Fries, Lettuce & Tomato, Fruit, Cookie   More...

Obituaries

WINNIE LOU LAYTON

Mrs. Winnie Lou Layton, age 95, of Colquitt died Sunday, October 9, 2011, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 12, at 11:00 a.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Johns, Rev. More...

GEORGIA DOZIER KINNE

Georgia Dozier Kinne, age 72, of Lynn Haven, FL, died Monday, October 17, 2011 at her home. She moved from Armuchee and lived in the Lynn Haven area for 13 years. Georgia loved the beach, to play cards, deep sea fish, and travel. More...

WILLIAM WALTER “BUDDY” ROBERTS

William Walter (Buddy) Roberts, age 65, of Newton died Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from injuries sustained in an auto accident.  Funeral services were held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Dr. Ronald R. Baxley officiatig. More...

Health

Help kids make better bad choices this Halloween

HOUSTON – Halloween is a night of tricks and especially treats for children but for parents it can turn into a nightmare as their little ghosts and goblins splurge on candy with no health benefits.  More...

It has been a long time since the Calhoun County Cougars hung in with the Miller County Pirates; this past Friday night over in Edison the Cougars wanted this game badly. More...

Lady Pirates advance to next round of State Play-Offs

If you were not at the Lady Pirates double header Wednesday afternoon, well, you missed two great games played by the Miller County Lady Pirates against the Irwin County Lady Indians. In Game 1, Rachel Grimsley was on the mound for the Lady Pirates. More...

Who will it be?

The 2011-2012 homecoming representatives were chosen reently by the student body at Miller County High School.  They are freshmen Taylor Mock and Camille Roland. Taylor is the daughter of Jerald and Stephanie Mock. More...

Religion

‘Valuable Time Together’

As I write today, my circumstances are quite different from usual. Not in a bad way, but in an excellent way. I am not sitting in front of the computer at home or at church, but in a room overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS October 11 800G Unlocked vehicle, 2x • call at Colquitt Alt. Care 800C City council meeting • Escort, Kangaroo October 7 800P Unwanted subject, 2nd Street • Break-in, Peter St. More...

Fire Prevention Weekfriends.

Colquitt-Miller Fire-EMS had a productive Fire Pre­vention Week! We visited with approximately 300 children this year! Our vis­its started on Tuesday with the third and fourth grades at the elementary school. More...

Court rules appealed to Superior Court

A Notice of Appeal was filed in the Superior Court of Miller County in Case No. 2011-V-204 between Grady Jarvis, Plaintiff v. Algin Merritt, Defendant.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Kelley to wed Mr. Griffin

Mr. and Mrs. Bradley D. More...

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19 Birthdays: Cherie Bryan, Joel White, Wesley Whitaker, Annie Laura Middle­ton, Haley Williams, Evan Rentz, Tina Joiner, Cory Cox, Johnny Cooper, Josh Posey, J.P. Williams; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Wade, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Opinion

Band Notes

This past week was a very busy week for the MCHS Pirate Pride Band. We had to prepare for the football game Friday night, and we also had to get ready for Troy Uni­versity Band Day. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Baloneybeaten-

It has two definitions.  Bologna: 1. A city in Northern Italy. 2. A sea­soned smoked sausage of various meats.  Definition number one? No quarrel.  Definition number two? Baloney!  More...

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Agriculture

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Question: Will a pesticide remain viable longer if I pour it in an airtight container?  More...