Dove Quota hunts deadline is Aug. 15

Fall hunting opportunities kick off in a popular way with the beginning of dove hunting season, with opening day scheduled for noon on Sat. Sept. 5. “The opening day of dove hunting season is a fantastic time to introduce someone new to hunting,” says Tina Brunjes, Programs Operation Manager with the Wildlife Resources Division. “There is a fun-filled ‘tailgate’ like […]

Saying ‘ I Love You’

A group of women were at a seminar on how to live in a loving relationship with their husband. The women were asked, “How many of you love your husband?” All the women raised their hands. Then they were asked, “When was the last time you told your husband you loved him?” Some women answered today, a few yesterday, and […]

Cry in the Wilderness

For several months, I have been researching the successes of current economic policy versus economic policy during the last major recession – Jimmy Carter’s “stagflation;” and, the record is indisputable: The Reagan economy following Carter was vastly preferable to the Obama economy after G.W. Bush! So, what are the facts? For starters, both Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama inherited miserable […]

One-third of child pedestrian fatalities occur during/after school hours

As 55 million children across the country head back to school, AAA urges motorists to slow down and stay alert in neighborhoods and school zones, and to be especially vigilant for pedestrians during before- and afterschool hours. In 2013, more than 17 child pedestrians died in Georgia, 13 occurred during School Transport hours. “The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous for […]

Let’s go to the Movies

“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”

Every five years or so, we get a new “Mission: Impossible” movie to prove that Tom Cruise can still carry an action movie. There are always a few things you can count on in these types of spy thrillers: cool technology, elaborate fights and chases, dry humor, unnecessarily dangerous covert missions, twists where it turns out that one character is […]

Heteronyms – word meanings

Subject: Heteronyms -Have fun with this one 1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 2) The farm was used to produce produce. 3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse. 4) We must polish the Polish furniture. 5) He could lead if he would get the lead out. 6) The soldier decided to desert […]

New GA Hunting Licenses available

Beginning this month, the 2015-2016 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This guide provides important information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas, quota hunts, youth opportunities and much more. You may view, download and print the guide at www.gohuntgeorgia.com/hunting/ regulations […]

Sydney Thomas Begins Service as an Area FFA Officer

Sydney Thomas, a member of the Miller County FFA Chapter, began her term as the Area 5 Sentinel on July 31st – August 1st, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference. Forty-eight new area officers from six areas of the state attended the two- day training conference held at the FFA Camp John Hope […]

First Day at SGA Begins With Prayer

Southwest Georgia Academy began its first school day with” prayer at the pole.” Approximately 75 faculty, students, and parents gathered around the flag pole on Thursday morning at 8:00 A.M. for a special prayer service to begin the new school year. Headmaster Matt Dalrymple opened the service with prayer and then others prayed as they felt led to do so. […]

School Is Back In Session

Thursday August 6th was the beginning of another school year at Southwest Georgia Academy. With new beginnings comes new things; we had several new students along with a couple of new teachers, but even though there was newness on campus even in its looks, thanks to the Grandparents’ Club for adding new plants and flowers, it was still the same […]