‘Don’t Wait Too Long’


Friday some of our friends borrowed a table and several folding tables from us. Since Gale and I were invited to the birthday event, we delivered them to the home and stayed for a great time of food and laughter as we celebrated Christopher’s 16th birthday. When it was time to go, rain was pouring, so I left the table […]

Basketball Highlights

What a game to end the regular season as the Lady Pirates defeated the Lady Indians from Donalsonville, 55-52. Ulbrika Daniels was the top scorer for the Lady Pirates. This young athlete was hot, hitting three pointers with a game high of 18 points. Freshman Mallory Diamond stepped in with 14 points. It was neck and neck the entire game. […]

••••The boss••••

If you’ve ever worked for a boss who reacts before getting all the facts and thinking things through, you will love this! Arcelor- Mittal Steel, feeling it was time for a shake-up, hired a new CEO. The new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the CEO noticed a guy leaning […]

Seminole Ramlins

Golf Carts; let me tell you a story of Peachtree City, GA. There is a paved golf cart track along all streets, and they lead to all the malls in the city and the high school has a parking lot just for golf carts that has 500 spaces and are used each school day. We have had a very good […]

Backroads and Bobtails

We’re Crazy

We’re crazy. That’s what we are. Everybody knows it, and they’re awfully quick to tell us so. They watch us emerge from “ God forsaken swamps” wet, muddy and bone tired. We stayed there for hours and came out “empty-handed,” accomplishing nothing, bringing back to “civilization” nothing save our bedraggled selves, hearts and heads full of naught but images of […]

A real woman

A real woman is a man’s best friend. She will never stand him up and never let him down. She will reassure him when he feels insecure and comfort him after a bad day. She will inspire him to do things he never thought he could do; to live without fear and forget regret. She will enable him to express […]

The silent sermon

A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the preacher decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his preacher’s visit, the man welcomed him, led him to a comfortable chair […]

Ann Middleton

Mrs. Ann Middleton, age 73, of Colquitt died Friday, February 11, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup. Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 16, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Danny Lovering officiating. Interment will follow in the Colquitt City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bennie West, Terry Darley, Andy Miller, Randy Richardson, Robert Lane and Sambo […]

The Plan

A.. Back off and let those men who want to marry men, marry men. B.. Allow those women who want to marry women, marry women. C.. Allow those folks who want to abort their babies, abort their babies. D.. In three generations, there will be no Democrats. I love it when a plan comes together.


Donald Albert Coates, 54, passed away peacefully at his home on January 27, 2011, at 9:26 am. He was surrounded by his family, leaving for heaven to be with the Lord from the earthly home he loved. The graveside service was held at Price Cemetery in Pine Level at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 29, with Wade Spooner officiating. A memorial […]