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Miller County Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) did it again

On January 12 and 13, 27 HOSA students competed in the Region 4 HOSA competition. This competition consisted of a 1-2 hour state knowledge exam. These exams are prepared by the state and administered by a proctor from the local school system. We would like to thank Mrs. Harriet Lane for administering the exam, as well as, the teachers and […]

Twins apply to join USAF

The chief of staff of the US Air Force decided that he would personally intervene in the recruiting crisis affecting all of our armed services. So, he directed that a nearby Air Force base be opened and that all eligible young men and women be invited. As he and his staff were standing near a brand new F-15 Fighter, a […]


As the archery competition got under way, we had many people try out but only 24 remain. Our Miller County High School Archery team consists of 19 boys and five girls. The people on the team are as follows: Adam Phillips, Leeland Chandler, Bret Snow, Eric Whatley, Dylan Spurlock, Trey Perryman, Jeremy Robinson, Shawn Andrews, John McGowan, Josh Broxton, Zac […]

The Hair Dryer

A distinguished young woman on a flight from Switzerland asked the Priest beside her, “Father, may I ask a favor?” “Of course. What may I do for you?” “Well, I bought an expensive woman’s electronic hair dryer for my mother’s birthday that is unopened and well over the Customs limits, and I’m afraid they’ll confiscate it. Is there any way […]

VSU Announces Graduates and Dean’s List for Fall 2009

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from fall 2009 who have met all qualifications for graduation, as well as those who have earned the academic status of dean’s list. To make the dean’s list, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and must have a semester GPA of at least 3.5 with […]

Lane named to Shorter College Dean’s List

Kelly Leane Lane is listed on Shorter College’s fall 2009 Dean’s List honorees. To achieve this honor, students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.

Taylor Widner wins grand and reserve of show.



The big raptor soared gracefully, even majestically, in the bright sky above the lake. Skillfully riding the rising morning thermals, it pitched and yawed like a jet fighter on aerial maneuvers. “Osprey, I think,” I said to my buddy in the bow of the boat. Steve looked up, joining me in fascinated observation. We marveled at the pure, natural adroitness […]

SGA announces honor roll

Southwest Georgia Academy Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll Students in grades 5-12 will be named on the Nine Weeks or Semester Honor Roll if all grading marks are 87 or above, and all conduct grades are satisfactory. Fifth Grade Lanie Bradford, Annie Bridges, Sutton Bridges, Kyle Brooks, Wesley Cheney, Owen Cobb, Tyner Cobb, Kinsley Cochran, Brady Collins, Eli Cushing, Emma […]