2010-03-17

Time to talk turkey



Turkey hunters across the state are practicing their yelps and clucks in preparation for the upcoming turkey season. Opening day is Sat., Mar. 20, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division anticipates that the 2010 season should be good, and harvest levels should be similar in comparison to the past several years. “There should be many vocal […]

MC Schools Participate in Writing Competition



Students enrolled in Miller County schools recently participated in the 2010 Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition sponsored by Georgia Department of Education. During the judging process, grade-level teams reviewed all the entries and selected the best three for review by the judges. Then a team of judges ranked the three entries, choosing the winner for each grade. Every student was […]

Seminole Shellcracker Tournament & Festival



It’s time again for that time honored Seminole County tradition! Yes, the Lake Seminole Lion’s Club’s Annual Shellcracker Tournament and Festival, on beautiful Lake Seminole. This will be the 16th year for this great tournament which was turned into a combination tournament and festival six years ago. The date for this year’s event is Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Spring […]

Inner Peace and calm



If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can get going without pep pills, If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it, If you can understand when your loved ones are […]

My trip to the ER



The other day I needed to go to the emergency r o om. No t wanting to sit there for four hours, I put on my old Army fatigues and stuck a patch onto the front of my shirt that I had downloaded off the Internet. E.R., I noticed that threefourths of the people got up and left. I guess […]

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

CYCLING OUTDOORSMEN FACE MANY HAZARDS

I read a magazine story not too long ago about a man who “ingeniously” adapted his bicycle and converted it into a reliable hunting and fishing vehicle. The article ran on and on about what a novel and wonderful idea it was to think of employing a bike for such a purpose. In flowery terms, the author pontificated abut such […]

Seminole Ramlins



The week has been seesaw between hi winds and rain with very little calm pretty days to soak a minnow or drown a worm. Course it is March and it’s supposed to be windy, but we are soaked with rain water. Tuesday Pam and Steven took a good mess of Crappie and some nice Bass. Mike Sloan had 4 and […]

The haircut•••



One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut.. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied, ‘I cannot accept money from you , I’m doing community service this week. The florist was pleased and left the shop. When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a ‘thank you’ […]

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

MARCH 17 – WEDNESDAY Breakfast – Pancake Pup & Syrup, Fruit Lunch – Spaghetti/ Meat Sauce/Roll, Green Beans, Fresh Veggies/Dip; Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Oven Fries, Fresh Veggies/Dip, Fruit, Cookie MARCH 18 – THURSDAY Breakfast – Cheese Toast, Sausage, Fruit Lunch – Oven Fry Chicken/ Corn Bread, Steamed Rice, Black-eyed Peas; Hamburger/ Bun, Oven Fries, Lettuce/Tomato/Pickles, Fruit MARCH 19 – FRIDAY […]

Cub Scouts participates in Pinewood Derby – – – – – – –



Pack 316 of the Cub Scouts from the Colquitt United Methodist Church participated in the Pinewood Derby sponsored by both the Aguila and Choctaw Districts of the Chehaw Council of Boy Scouts. Boys from all over Early, Miller, Baker, Dougherty, and Worth counties participated in a Pinewood Derby held in the Lowe’s parking lot in Albany, Georgia. They brought home […]