2009-12-30

Tennessee football!



This is a statement that was read over the PA system at the football game at Roane County High School, Kingston, Tennessee, by school principal, Jody McLeod. “It has always been the custom at Roane County High School football games, to say a prayer and play the National Anthem, to honor God and country.” Due to a recent ruling by […]

Senator Isakson’s statement on passage of Health Care Reform legislation



WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., voted against final passage of the Democrats’ terribly flawed health care bill, because he believes it will raise taxes, raise premiums, cut benefits for seniors and place a massive unfunded mandate on the states. The Senate approved the health care reform legislation by a vote of 60 to 39. The Senate bill now […]

Women’s Health



Problems of the digestive system, such as constipation, diarrhea, and gas, are extremely common and affect millions people in the US each year. Digestive ailments occur more frequently in women than in men and may be made worse by changes in hormone levels caused by menstruation and pregnancy. Constipation is marked by infrequent bowel movements. Signs of constipation can include […]

BC’s first Cohort of Paramedic Students Complete Studies, Share Spotlight in December Ceremony with LPN Graduates



The first cohort of students in the new Paramedic Technology Program at Bainbridge College shared the spotlight with Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program graduates Dec. 10 in a special ceremony at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. Paramedic graduates, who received certificates for completing their studies, have full-time jobs in their field. The first graduates are Bainbridge resident Amanda Cloud, […]

Nursing Home News



There are so many people I would like to thank for all the kindness that has been shown to our residents at Miller Nursing Home over this Christmas season. Thank you to The Posie Patch and Blooming Business for decorating two of our trees for us. The residents have enjoyed them so much. Thank you to everyone who adopted a […]

A pet’s Ten Commandments



1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful. 2. Give me time to understand what you want of me. 3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being. 4. Don’t be angry with me for long and don’t lock me up as punishment. You have your work, […]

Father O’Malley



An Irish priest was transferred to Texas. Father O’Malley rose from his bed one morning. It was a fine spring day in his new Texas mission parish. He walked to the window of his bedroom to get a deep breath of the beautiful day outside. He then noticed there was a jackass lying dead in the middle of his front […]

DOYLE COBB



Mr. Doyle Cobb, age 79, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, December 25, 2009, at his residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, December 27, at 3:00 p.m. at Donalsonville First Assembly of God Church with Rev. James Scarborough officiating. Interment followed in Friendship Cemetery. Pallbearers were Greg Broxton, Gabriel Broxton, Eddie Cobb, Ronnie Shiver, Stephen Houston, and Tom Foster. Mr. Cobb […]

LYNETTE SHEFFIELD



Mrs. Lynette Sheffield, age 70, of Donalsonville died Thursday, December 24, 2009, at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, December 27, at 2:00 p.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Ed Sells and Rev. Buren Womble officiating. Interment followed in Sheffield Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles Brackin, Randy Newberry, Greg Newberry, Jimmy Johnson, Stacy Cox, and Brad Cox. Honorary […]

SARAH COOK



Ms. Sarah Laura Cook, age 94, of Colquitt died Sunday, December 27, 2009, at Miller County Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 29, at 11:00 a.m. at Cooks Union Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Swafford and Rev. Donna Sue Roberts officiating. Interment followed in the Cooks Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wynn Bush, Toby Cook, Steven Bush, Alan Cook, […]