October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Semi vs. Tree

On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, a call went out from dispatch that a crash had occurred involving a semi hitting a tree on Highway 91 North at Birdsong Peanuts entrance.  First Responder units went to the scene, including Colquitt Police Department More...

Community

‘Planting for the Future’

As part of a community service project, the Miller County Retired Educators Association is sponsoring the MCREA Tree Project “Planting for the Future” landscaping campaign. More...

Fire Chief Craig Tully Presents Fire Safety Tips to Keenagers

On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, the First Baptist Church Keenagers held their monthly meeting. Duren Williams welcomed everyone. After the food was blessed, the participants enjoyed a covered dish lunch. More...

Things to ponder.....

Free people are not equal. Equal people are not free. (Think this one over and over. It makes sense!)  "A gun is like a parachute. More...

School & Sports

SGA Good Citizens for September

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for September. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Just before our football game against the Panthers, 22 seniors were recognized for their incredible achievement and dedication to either the football team, cheer squad, or marching band. More...

Hunters: More dove dates

Hunters: Don’t Forget Dove Season Has More Hunting Dates Coming! More...

Obituaries

JERRY GLEN THORNTON

Mr. Jerry Glen Thornton, age 75, of Colquitt died Friday, October 7, 2016, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

TONY MICHAEL LOVERING

Mr. Tony Michael Lovering, age 56, of Colquitt died Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert. A memorial service was held Friday, October 7, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. at Oak Valley Cemetery. Mr. More...

THOMAS LARRY CALHOUN

Mr. Larry Calhoun, age 83 died Monday, October 10, 2016, at his residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Colquitt Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2 :00 p.m. at the chapel. More...

Pirates win again! 12-0

It was a great a night for the Miller County Pirate seniors as they represented well in the game against the Chattahoochee County Panthers. More...

Man’s Body sent to State Crime Lab after death on U.S. 27

A call came in to Miller County ambulance service that a man was unresponsive after falling at T&N Upholstery just prior to noon on Monday, October 10, 2016. More...

Three Notch hosts First Friday Breakfast

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted its breakfast on Friday, October 7, 2016. The breakfast was held at the Café LeLe and was sponsored by Three Notch Electric Membership Corporation.  More...

Religion

‘Be Very Careful How You Live’

Inspiration

I recall an event from my experiences as a young daddy; it was about 30 years ago in South Carolina. Our girls were small at the time, the youngest was about four. More...

Seed from the Sower

One day a television reporter received a letter from a young girl. It read: “When I grow up I want to do what you do. Please do it better!”  Often when we observe someone doing something, we can see many ways to improve their work. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA/ SPEEDING   On Sunday, October 9, 2016, Officer Natalie Mc- Daniel observed a speeding vehicle on Crawford Street traveling west.  Officer McDaniel initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle at th More...

Living & Style

Miller County High School Class of 1961 Holds 55th Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1961 held its 55th year class reunion at Quail Country Plantation in Arlington on Saturday, October 1, 2016.  Class member Paschal Brooks and his family were hosts for the special occasion.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Adult Coloring   More...

Statistics on welfare income

The Socialist Republic of the United States of America. A teacher asks her third grade class, “What do want to be when your grow up?” Little Shakiel puts his hand up and says, "A welfare recipient.” WELFARE! Unbelievable! More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's just according to your own choice -

The circumstances make all the difference.  If everything happened just the way you wanted it, there would be no reason to change, unless things weren’t like the other fellow wanted it.  Let's see now -- I am 80+ ,and it has never bee More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Back County Links Angling

I never wish to downplay the adrenaline-pumping excitement of backcountry wilderness fishing excursions. More...