February 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Court jurors’ names not published here

Until just a few years ago, Miller County Grand Jurors and Trial Jurors names were published in the local newspapers, as they still are in many counties, including some in the Pataula Judicial Circuit, of this state.  It has been asked on numero More...

Community

News Around Us

Albany - Friends and family of Allen Golson, the former CEO of what was Palmyra Hospital, are mourning his death.  He was piloting a plane that crashed in Ocala, Florida, Friday. His friends say he was a great guy that did good work.  More...

Toddler time at the library

Children ( ages 1- 4) were entertained at James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on Thursday, January 19, during Toddler Time. The theme for the program was snow. More...

Let’s show our supportsubmitted

There is less than a year until the election, an election that will decide the next president of the United States.  The person elected will be the president of all Americans, not just the Democrats or the Republicans.  To show our solidari More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 23 800F Escort, Peoples South • Out with 799 Units investigating suspicious vehicle • Escort, Food Mart • Escort, Kangaroo • Alarm, Hardee’s • 911 Hang-Up, 507 Peter St. More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 18 799F School zone • Vehicle vs. deer, Three Notch Road • Dispute, Smith Road • E.R. • Security checks • Accident on Clay Brown Road • Total mileage, 107  More...

Living & Style

Calhoun, Back to exchange vows

Jerry and Sharon Calhoun of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie, to Joel Back, son of Patsy Back and Donald Back of Nashville.   The wedding is planned for Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. More...

Miss Franklin, Mr. Chambless to wed

Sam Franklin of Dothan, AL, and Jo Ellen Marshall of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie Michelle Franklin, to Thomas Wayne Chambless, son of Wayne Chambless and Ellis and Sandy Middleton More...

Missing wife found by troopers

The day after his wife disappeared In a kayaking accident, an Anchorage man answered his door to find two grim faced Alaska State Troopers.  "We're sorry, Mr. More...

Opinion

Cartoons

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Sunshine not too bright in Miller County

In the past few weeks, I have attended special, call and training meetings of the Miller County Board of Education. More...

Mascot Mess

Fall is always a fun time in my hometown. More...

Dog fights in Colquitt net arrests

On January 25, 2012, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Colquitt Police Officer Chris Medina and Captain Dan Stone responded to the area of Geer Street and Washington Street in reference to possible dog fighting.  More...

One shot in fight at Ron-Cam

Two Colquitt men fighting in the parking lot at Ron-Cam Friday resulted in two arrests and one of the subjects being shot.  More...

Religion

It’s Papa’s Fault

Inspiration

It was early in the morning at Bainbridge Hospital when a call came to my cell phone. It was my wife calling to let me know that we had a crisis at home—a crisis, but thankfully not a real emergency.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

A close shave

An old man walks into the barbershop for a shave and a haircut, but he tells the barber he can't get all his whiskers off because his cheeks are wrinkled from age.  The barber gets a little wooden ball from a cup on the shelf and tells him to pu More...

School & Sports

SGA JV Boys Win Region Championship

SGA’s JV Boys basketball team took their 8-3 record and number 2 seed into the Region Tournament Saturday in Thomasville. The Warriors’ first opponent was the host team, the Brookwood Warriors. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Spring Turkeys Not My Cup of Tea

Okay, I know it’s the middle of winter, but this spring-like weather has me thinking about turkey hunting. Not in the way one might suspect, either. More...

Relay for Life Benefit Happenings

Miller County Relay for Life Pageant: Saturday, February 11, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. Ages 0-24 years. Call Lesley at 400-5030 or Kaley Givens at 254-7015.  Pancake Supper, Tuesday, February 21, 5: 30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. More...

Obituaries

PATRICIA WILKIN

Mrs. Patricia Wilkin, age 75, of Colquitt died Friday, January 27, 2012, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral service were held Monday, January 30, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Jay Roberson and Dr. More...

SAMUEL LANE PARR

Samuel Lane Parr, 76, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Samuel was a native of Miller County.  He was the son of Sean and Inez Parr and grandson of Johnny and Edell Widener.  More...

BILLY RABON LISENBY

Billy Rabon Lisenby, age 78, of Blakely passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama.  Funeral services were held Friday, January 27, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...