aubrey clinton haywood

Funeral services for Aubrey Clinton Haywood, 84, of Ft. Lauderdale, formerly of Miller County, was held Tuesday, May, 13, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at the Boykin Church of God. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Mr. Haywood was born March 20, 1924, to the now late Charles Spurgeon and Annie Lou Glass Haywood, in Miller County. He is survived by […]

This pastor has guts

It seems prayer still upsets some people. Please read…. When Minister Joe Wright (not Jeremiah) was asked to open the new session of the Kansas Senate, everyone was expecting the usual generalities, but this is what they heard; “Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask your forgiveness and to seek your direction and guidance. We know Your Word […]

Lost a real friend

Lost a real friend Friday evening, we were in another town celebrating the graduation of one of our six year old friends when the news came that Aunt Una was in the emergency room, and they were going to put her in the hospital. Our names are on the "who to call" list at the nursing home if something goes […]

A Tasteful Request

Senators Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Barack Obama U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. Dear Potential Presidents, As Hillary said when this electoral adventure began: “Let’s talk. Let’s chat. Let’s have a conversation.” About me. Sure, I know you folks are so scheduled up it’s hard to find a minute to pander to a lone voter. But I’m going to give it […]


Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Do You Want It All?

With Memorial Day and graduations coming up, I had written about how our young and older people could act and do to become successful and be winners. My daughter, Donna, sent this story to me that was so much better than what I suggested. It takes a little time, but believe me it is worth it. A wealthy man and […]

Cordelia O’Hearn Brookins

Cordelia O’Hearn Brookins, 77, of Donalsonville, died Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 18, at 1:00 p.m. at Oakview Church of God with Rev. Mylan Brookins and Rev. Milton Pate officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. Brookins was born in Early County on March 14, 1931, to the late Arthur Odin […]

birthdays and calendar of events

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 Birthdays: Amy Evans, Shelby Jenkins, Gayle Spence, Josh Warren, Robin Cross, John Lewis, Ben Posey; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Bill Givens, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Henry THURSDAY, MAY 22 Birthdays: Mary Carswell, Karen Lovering, Laura Hays, Gena Peterson, Misti Gordon, Charles Bodrey, Christy Whitaker, Kaitlyn Warren; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Glen Sheffield FRIDAY, MAY 23 Birthdays: Delia […]

Brock celebrates first birthday!

Brock Roberts Donley celebrated his first birthday April 20 at his home in Lee County. Brock’s guests enjoyed a construction themed party with bull dozers, dump trucks, backhoes, and related items used in the decorations. He even had a shirt with a backhoe that said, “I dig being one!” Brock is the son of Bobby and Kendall Donley. His guests […]

Hello, God

Hello, God, I called tonight To talk a little while I need a friend who’ll listen To my anxiety and trial. You see, I can’t quite make it Through a day just on my own… I need your love to guide me, So I’ll never feel alone. I want to ask you please to keep My family safe and sound. […]