Miller County Elementary School students are ready for the CRCT! Their teachers have worked hard to prepare them for the test. The CRCT will begin on April 27. Students in grades 1-2 will test Tuesday, April 27, to Thursday, April 29, in the areas of reading, English/Language Arts, and mathematics. Students in grades 3-5 will test Tuesday, April 27,to Monday, […]

Seminole Ramlins

This clear water has shown plenty of Talapia bedding in sandy water 3 to 5 feet deep here on Lake Seminole. The Apple Snails have moved into Mobile Bay and are causing those folks over there a heap of grief so I hear. They may have a grass over there that we ain’t got here but ours is eating the […]

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

This week at the golf course we will be deep drilling the greens. This will happen on Wednesday. The course will be closed all day on Wednesday, April 28. The machines will be in operation beginning Wednesday morning. The course will reopen on Thursday (call for time of reopening). The David J. Simpson Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Helping […]

BC, Georgia Southwestern Ink Agreement for Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing

In a brief ceremony Bainbridge College President Tom Wilkerson and Georgia Southwestern State University President Kendall Blanchard broadened options for students who want to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Seen here (L-R) are Dr. Wilkerson, BC Nursing Division Chair Sheree Dickenson, GSWSU Nursing School Dean Dr. Sandra Daniel, and Dr. Blanchard. Officials and faculty from both schools attended the […]



You can’t help it. You just gotta love catfish. Don’t get me wrong, now. I’m not referring to those fat, pampered farm-pond “things” you pay someone to let you catch at a per-pound price. No, I’m talking real catfish: tough-talking, cigarsmoking, street-fighting, blue-collar catfish; ugly old catfish that never ate one Purina Catfish Chow pellet or spent even a second […]

The scent of freshness

A supermarket opened in Macomb, Michigan. It has an automatic water mister to keep the produce fresh. Just before it goes on, you hear the distant sound of thunder and the smell of fresh rain. When you pass the milk cases, you hear cows mooing, and you experience the scent of fresh cut hay. In the meat department there is […]

Solo Hunt

Joseph Stolze killed this boar in Miller County on April 20. The boar weighed 250 pounds with three inch tusks. Stolze used only two bag dogs, a catch dog and his knife to bring the boar down. Stolze stated, “It was a lot of work for one person, but thank goodness for good dogs that I can trust.”

‘When Things Get Worse’

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) As I traveled home from Kentucky last week, road weary and ready to see Gale, I received a telephone call with some less than pleasant news. As I continued on my way, I got to Birmingham at 5 p.m. — just in time to join the thousands of other commuters on the interstate. […]

So how was your life?

He was a most remarkable man. A man of years clearly mapped out upon his face. Clean, well kept, but not pretentious in his style or dress. I shook his hand and felt a mix of gentle wear and hardened, callus, leather-like skin. I would guess he labored most of his life, perhaps forced to stop long enough now to […]

Mt. Olive Church

Mt. Olive Church would like to invite you to visit with them at Mt. Olive Holiness Church. Brother Daniel Dean, an anointed preacher is our pastor. We are located on Jeterville Road. We have prayer for the sick. Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m. Sunday night services are at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday night prayer meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Come […]