October 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lady Pirates advance to Elite 8 Series- State Play-Off

With the new power ranking system in GHSA’s Class A schools, the Lady Pirates had enough points to make it into the first round of state playoffs. They went in as the no. six public school. More...

Community

And the scarecrow winners are...

And the winners are... best of all, first place, Mrs. More...

Top Ten – Only in America

1) Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000 a plate campaign fund-raising event.  2) Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when they have a black More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Bainbridge man involved in a Friday afternoon vehicle accident passed away after suffering an asthma attack, and not because of any injury from the crash, according to the Georgia State Patrol.  More...

School & Sports

FFA News

Twenty members of the Miller County FFA Chapter recently attended the 2012 FFA Day at the Georgia National Fair. The event was held October 9 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Wee hours road music not a good idea

By nature of their jobs, most outdoor writers must travel from time to time. I’m no exception.  More...

MCMS announces honor roll

Miller County Middle School Principal Robert Melton announces the following students as having met requirements for Honor Roll for the 2012-13 First Nine Weeks grading period:  Principal’s List:  Grade 8: Adre’ana Etheredge, Con More...

Obituaries

JOY TULLY

Mr. Joy Tully, age 82, of Colquitt died Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at his residence.  More...

JUNE MOCK LANE

June Mock Lane, age 77, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Riverside Place in Bainbridge.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

MARY LOU SWORDS

Mrs. Mary Lou Swords, age 70, of Arlington died at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, on Saturday, October 20, 2012.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning, Oct. 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the Arlington Baptist Church with Dr. More...

Pirates calm the Waves, 34-14

A tidal wave tried to take over Colquitt last Friday night at Pirate Stadium, but the Miller County Pirates’ ship kept on battling the angry waves for about three hours. Waves would pound the side of the Jolly Rogers, but it would not sink. More...

Jeff Adkinson's final round appearance clinches backt o-back championships

Reynolds, GA: Defending NHRA Division 2 Stock Eliminator champion Jeff Adkinson entered the final NHRA Division 2 LODRS event last weekend with a slim lead in the 2012 Stock Eliminator standings. More...

Religion

One of those days!

Inspiration

for you do not know what a day may bring forth” (Proverbs 27:1, New International Version). Such great words of truth, and a real reminder that there are days when things do not go as we expect them to!  More...

Psalm

My wife and I were in slow-moving traffic the other day, and we were stopped behind a car that had an unusual Obama bumper sticker on it. It read: "Pray for Obama. More...

Public Safety

Kidnapped victim released by suspect

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, Officer Chris Medina was dispatched to Middle St. in reference to a kidnapping. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 15 800F • Bus detail • Walkin report at Police Department • Standby, North 1st St. • Out with subject, 2nd and Dancer St. • Accident, Hwy. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  October 15 799R • Alarm, Wallace- Newberry Road • Total mileage, 166  October 16 799R • Domestic disturbance, Railroad St. • Total mileage, 183  More...

Living & Style

Miss Rathel to wed Mr. Smith

Gene and Debbie Rathel of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Leanne, to Daniel Aaron Smith, son of Randall Smith and the late Kay Searan Smith of Donalsonville.  The bride-elect i More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Keep Blind and Physically Handicapped Children Reading Like many 10-year-olds,   More...

Nursing Home News

Change is wonderful! Miller Nursing Home is being renovated! You have seen the enclosed area across from the nursing home, and now we have finally begun the much awaited changes. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Joy is gone, but not forgotten

Getting older each day is a blessing in most ways and sad in a few others.  More...

Dumb and Dumber

Just when you thought this crowd of sheet-draped losers had finally crawled beneath their rocks for good, here they come again to stir the pot of racial animosity by claiming that black kids are academically inferior.  Oops, sorry. More...