‘Travel Agent or Tour Guide?’

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) In their book, Simple Church, Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger include a brief discussion regarding what they view as the difference between a travel agent and a tour guide. They point out that a travel agent can give a lot of information about a destination through brochures and other means while a tour […]

Bringing religion to the wilderness….

A Catholic priest, a Baptist preacher, and a rabbi all served as chaplains to the students of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. They would get together two or three times a week for coffee and to talk shop. One day, someone made the comment that preaching to people isn’t really all that hard. A real challenge would be to preach […]

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On April 19, Michael Dennis Perry was traveling east on Griggs Lucille Road. A deer entered into the path of the vehicle, and the collision could not be avoided. Hit and Run On April 17, Shrona Gipson stated that she and her 13-year-old son were in the yard when her dog began running along the road as a […]

Arrest/Booking Reports

• Deshelia Johnson – Terroristic Threats • Lowell Richard Mc- Nease – DUI and Failure to Maintain Lane • Tredis Adel Upson – Theft by Taking • Eric George – Probation Violation • Xaiver Keion Bryant – Theft by Taking •Brandon Sewart – Poss, Manu, Distrib, ETC VGCS • Kyle Odom – Probation Violation • Kenneth Wiley – Probation Violation […]

Public Safety

April 13 799R Vehicle Accident, Grady Cobb Rd. •Assist 799G, Whites Bridge Rd. •Speak with Subject, Sheriff’s Office •Vehicle Accident, Whites Bridge Rd. •Overdose, Red Oak Rd. 800C Suspicious Vehicle •Open Door, Grow St. •Domestic, Fudge Lane 800G Suspicious Person/ Vehicle •Escort •Juvenile Driving without License 800H Unwanted Person •Patrol •Traffic Stop April 14 799R Pick-up Paperwork, Courthouse •Assist Baker […]

A Quote

Norman Matton Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was a leading American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. As a candidate for president of the U. S., Norman Thomas said, in a 1944 epoch speech: “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. […]

Seminole Ramlins

We will thank the good Lord that the Captain has been returned to his family. He says he’s no hero, but the Navy Seals were. Now we come to the cure, 2 – 50 caliber machine guns forward of the beam, starboard & port, the same abaft the beam, 2 rocket launchers, one for each side. The ships radar can […]

MCHS 2009 seniors recognized at baseball game – – – – – – – – – –

On Tuesday, April 14, the Miller County High School administration and faculty welcomed everyone to the ceremony recognizing the 2009 senior baseball players, golf team members, tennis team members, and track team members. These 30 seniors were recognized for their contribution to their school. Jamey Addison, the son of Dey and Jamey Addison Sr., has been a member of the […]

Catfish from Lake Seminole

Backroads and Bobtails


Call me ridiculous. A bleeding heart, even. Call me an earthie, a wimp, or whatever you may, but I am a bit of a tree lover. Not a “tree hugger,” mind you, as some lovers of trees are derisively called. Matter of fact, I don’t recall ever embracing one, not even in a strictly platonic fashion. However, in general, I […]