‘Nourishment that Sustains’


In my endeavors to minister to people during their times of sickness, grief and hardships, it is not uncommon for me to come away enriched by them through the things they say, the attitudes they display and the gratitude they convey. Allow me to share the following example. While visiting in a hospital, one of the nurses suggested that I […]

Backroads and Bobtails

Symphony in Saly Marsh major

Ever get the feeling you’re just somehow supposed to be precisely where you are at some precise moment? That happens often to me. I suppose that isn’t surprising, though. I think maybe old grizzled, bearded, pony-tailed guys are required by natural law ( or 1960s flashbacks) to frequently pause and contemplate the cosmos, the ethereal plane, the Great Spiral, or […]

Seminole Ramlins

Our first encounter with the very cold weather North came Tuesday with the siting of a Golden Eagle near Murray Farms. He looked like he had been in a hail storm, he was hungry and would not leave a deer carcas he was feeding on. Then 20°, 24° and 32° on my front porch. Folks say thats as cold as […]

MCES announces second nine weeks honor roll

1st Grade: Principal’s Honor Roll Brooklyn Burgess, Tonia Cogland, Connor Horne, Kobe King, Makayla McMullen, Lyric Moore, Summer Murkerson, Ellaina Phillips, Lily Sheffield, Zara White A Honor Roll Chloe Ard, Kailyn Bradley, Brady Brunson, Landin Cobb, Haley Davis, Richard Dollar, Toniyah Grant, Jaycie Johnson, Elisa Liles, Breanna Marshall, Jadia Medina, Tavori Miller, Jennifer Morgan, Holden Richardson, Mia Roland, Dilianna Scott, […]

Region 1-A All Region Team Selections

Recently, coaches came together and selected the 2010 All Region Team for football. It is an honor to be able to announce that Miller County has produced some fine athletes this past season. Pirate athlete chosen for Defensive Player of the Year is senior, Juwan Jones. He was also chosen by the Atlanta Journal Constitution on the All State Team. […]

Miller County Basketball Highlights

The 2011 new year came in with a lot of excitement for boys and girls’ basketball teams as they started off their new year over in Mitchell County facing the Lady Eagles and Eagles on January 7. In the girls’ first quarter, Miller County was leading by one 14-13, but at the end of the second quarter, our girls were […]


Mr. Jimmy Dykes of Colquitt died Saturday, January 15, 2011, at his son’s residence in Albany. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 18, at 3:00 p.m. at Notchaway Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Crosson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Matthew Lee, Darrell Hulse, Tim Haire, Russell Dykes, Preston Dykes, and Christopher Dykes. Mr. Dykes was a […]

Lena Runnels

Mrs. Lena Runnels, age 90, of Colquitt died Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at Miller Nursing Home. Graveside funeral services were held Friday, January 14, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt City Cemetery with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. Mrs. Runnels was a homemaker. She is survived by two daughters, Emily (Wesley) Collins of Thomaston and Annette ( Larry Doughty) Spruell of Sandy […]


Mr. Roger Dale Williams, age 58, of Colquitt passed away Friday, January. 7, 2011, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Funeral services were held on Sunday, January 9, at 3:00 p.m. at New Home Freewill Baptist Church in Colquitt. Interment followed in the church cemetery with Rev. Benjamin Miller officiating. Pallbearers were Clark Melton, Aaron Williams, Bryon Moulton, […]

Three little pigs eat out

Three Little Pigs went out to dinner one night. The waiter comes and takes their drink order. “I would like a Sprite,” said the first little piggy. “I would like a Coke,” said the second little piggy. “I want water, lots and lots of water,” said the third little piggy. The drinks are brought out, and the waiter takes their […]