2011-04-27

1961 Miller Co. High School Graduating Class Meets



Thirty- five out of 74 members of the 1961 Miller County High School graduating class gathered, many with spouses, on Saturday, April 16, at the Moby Dick Restaurant in Colquitt for a reunion. After a social hour and a delicious meal, the afternoon was spent trying to catch up on 50 years of living that had taken place since caps […]

Cub Scouts Pack 316 participates in jungle book adventure



Miller County Cub Scouts PACK 316 sponsored by United Methodist Church of Colquitt participated in a Jungle Book Adventure “ BALOO” family campout of “fun with a purpose.” The weekend event took place April 8, 9, 10, 2011, at the Boy Scouts of America, Chehaw Council, Camp Osborn with approximately 125 campers participating in games, sports, and activities geared to […]

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APRIL 27 – WEDNESDAYBreakfast – Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, FruitLunch – Mexican Rice/Roll, Butter Peas, Garden Salad, ChickFilet/Bun, Tator Tots, Lettuce & Tomato, Fruit, CookieAPRIL 28 – THURSDAYBreakfast – Manager’s ChoiceLunch – Oven Fry Chicken, Cornbread, Steamed Rice, Blackeyed Peas, Hamburger/Bun, Oven Fries, Lettuce/Tomato/PickleSlices, Fruit APRIL 29 – FRIDAYBreakfast – Cheese Toast, Sausage, FruitLunch – Tacos/Cheese, Chicken Fajita Wrap/Cheese, Salsa/SourCream, […]

A leather dress



When a woman wears a leather dress, A man’s heart beats quicker, And his throat gets dry, He goes weak in the knees, And he begins to think irrationally. Ever wonder why? It’s because she smells like a new truck.

Miller County Schools Participate in State Writing Competition



Students enrolled in Miller County schools recently participated in the 2011 Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition sponsored by Georgia Department of Education. Various types of writing were submitted including short stories, poetry, essays, journals, personal narratives, and reports. Winners for Miller County local writing contest are Grade First Place Second Place Third Place K Jecarri Patterson Luke Foster JeDarren Franklin […]

I’m alive because someone said ‘yes’



In Georgia, over 3,200 people await a second chance at life; over half are African Americans. There are more than 110,000 men, women, and children in the United States on the organ transplant waiting list; 18 will die each day because a much needed organ does not become available in time. The need for organ donors is more critical than […]

Simply amazing press



Isn’t it amazing that, within only one week of Tiger Wood’s crashing his Escalade, the press found every woman with whom Tiger has had an affair during the last few years? And, they even uncovered photos, text messages, recorded phone calls, etc.! Furthermore, they not only know the cause of the family fight, but they even know it was a […]

The 57 cent church



A little girl stood near a small church from which she had been turned away because it was “ too crowded.” “I can’t go to Sunday School,” she sobbed to the pastor as he walked by. Seeing her shabby, unkempt appearance, the pastor guessed the reason and, taking her by the hand, took her inside and found a place for […]

Curtis & Leroy



Curtis and Leroy saw an ad in the Starkville Daily News NewspaperinStarkville,MS, and bought a mule for $100. Thefarmeragreedtodeliver the mule the next day. The next morning the farmer drove up and said, “Sorry, fellows, I have some bad news; the mule died last night.” Curtis and Leroy replied, “Well, then just give us our money back.” The farmer said, […]

Seminole Ramlins



I was invited to breakfast and to speak to the First Baptist Church in Quincy. I was asked to speak about a column I wrote several years ago “It Ain’t Dry Here Yet.” In that story, I referred to a spring up Flint River that had steps cut down in it so the Native Americans could walk down in the […]