Madden receives yellow belt

The Southwest Martial Arts Academy announces a recent belt promotion. In the Lil’ Dragon program, Madden Gorman has earned his yellow belt. He is a Kindergarten student at Miller County Elementary School and is the son of Westley Gorman and Deanna O’Berry. Westley is currently serving in the U.S. Navy. Gorman and the other children in the Lil’ Dragon program […]

What was the cast paid in the Wizard of Oz?

How much was the cast of The Wizard of Oz paid? Ray Bolger as Hunk and The Scarecrow (Salary $3000.00 per week) Jack Haley as Hickory and The Tin Man (Salary $3000.00 per week) Bert Lahr as Zeke and The Cowardly Lion (Salary $1500.00 per week) Frank Morgan as Professor Marvel, the Doorman, Cabby, Guard, and The Wizard of Oz […]

The first food and drink on the moon

Betcha didn't know-

Thought you would find this interesting. What was the first liquid and food consumed on the moon? I’m betting that most are unaware of this story. They are not allowed to teach this history in our public schools. Forty-three years ago two human beings changed history by walking on the surface of the moon. But what happened before BuzzAldrin and […]

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Q: Is it possible for mosquitoes to breed inside my house? I seem to have a lot of them. A: Yes. Houseplants such as “lucky bamboo” grown in pebbles and water can serve as a place for mosquitoes to lay their eggs. Unused toilets in guest bedrooms can become mosquito-breeding sites. Flush them at least once a week. You could […]

Jay has it all figured out

Jay Leno: “I was going to start off tonight with an Obama joke, but I don’t want to get audited by the IRS.” On NSA surveillance: “ We wanted a president who listens to all Americans – now we have one.” On a new IRS commissioner: “He’s called ‘acting commissioner’ because he has to act like the scandal doesn’t involve […]

How gun laws are working-

Subject: Gun Law Australian Gun Law Update. Here’s a thought to warm some of your hearts….From: Ed Chenel, A police officer in Australia: Hi, Yanks, I thought you all would like to see the real figures from Down Under. It has now been 12 months since gun owners in Australia were forced by a new law to surrender 640,381 personal […]

How to get to Heaven from Ireland

(A true Story from an Irish Sunday School Teacher) I was testing children in my Dublin Sunday School Class to see if they understood the concept of getting to heaven. I asked them, “If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale and gave all my money to the church, would that get me into heaven?” […]


The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Bo Mock as FFA Member of the Week. Bo is the son of Jerald and Stephanie Mock of Jakin, GA. He is a freshman at Miller County High School. His FFA activities include Livestock Evaluation, Horse Evaluation, attending FFA Day at the Fair and the State FFA Convention, and participating in […]

Two FFA Members Selected as Area Officer Candidates

On April 3, 2014, two Miller County FFA members were announced as officer candidates for Area 5. Preston Clenney and Sydney Thomas both applied earlier in April expressing their interest in running for Area office. Only nine were chosen to run for senior office and five for junior office. After all the submitted applications were evaluated by the South Region […]

Thanks, that clears it up

In order to insure the uninsured, we first have to un-insure the insured. Next we require the newly un-insured to be re-insured. To re-insure the newly un-insured, they are required to pay extra charges to be re-insured . The extra charges are required so that the original insured, who became un-insured, and then reinsured can pay enough extra so that […]