2016-07-13

Four Older Italian Ladies



Been around but some good news lines at the end. These four older ladies who lived in Naples, Italy, always sat outside together near the church and chatted about when they were younger. One month ago they pooled their money together and bought a laptop. Never having been to, but having heard all about Florida, they just happened to click […]

Jake Warren on President’s List



Cuthbert, Ga. – Colquitt native, Jacob Warren, made the President’s List for the spring 2016 semester. Degree-seeking students in good standing and earning a 4.0 GPA earned a spot on the President’s list—Andrew’s highest recognition. Founded in 1854, Andrew College is a small, private, two-year college related to The United Methodist Church and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges […]

Miller County 4-H’ers attend camp



On June 13, seventeen Miller County students loaded a bus bound for a week-long stay at 4-H Summer Camp, camp Burton to be exact, located on Georgia’s beautiful Tybee Island. Attending 4-H Camp was Graycee McNease, Judson Thomas, Chloe Ard, Jaden Hodges, Ivanna Tabb, Gavin Friedlieb, Kaitlyn Gaskins, Jaycie Johnson, Lily Sheffield, Landin Cobb, Summer Murkerson, Parys Miller, JaQuala Johnson, […]

One liners for elections



If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. ~Jay Leno~ The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~Henry Cate, VII~ We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office ~Aesop~ If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn’t be […]

Older women – beware



Older Woman: Is there a problem, Officer? Traffic Cop: Yes, ma’am, I’m afraid you were speeding. Older Woman: Oh, I see. Traffic Cop: Can I see your license please? Older Woman: Well, I would give it to you, but I don’t have one. Traffic Cop: Don’t have one? Older Woman: No. I lost it 4 years ago for drunk driving. […]

Gator quota hunting deadline



Don’t wait! If you want to get a chance at a Georgia gator, you have got to get your quota application in by July 31. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, 1,000 applicants will be selected for the 2015 alligator hunting season which begins Aug. 19 at sunset and ends Oct. 3 at sunrise. In […]

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS



INCIDENT REPORTS ENTERING AUTO On Friday, July 1, 2016, Officer Natalie McDaniel spoke with Larry Hilton Lane in reference to a theft that occurred at his place of business, Lane’s Medical, 210 W. Main St. Mr. Lane stated that between June 28 and June 29, someone or some people went into his black Ford F- 150 parked behind the store, […]

Some wise advice



A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience with a raised glass of water. Everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, “half empty or half full?” She fooled them all ….”How heavy is this glass of water?” she inquired with a smile. Answers called out ranged from 8 […]

More ammo!



A guy walked into a crowded bar, waving his un-holstered pistol, and yelled, “I have a Ruger 9mm with a 10 shot magazine, and I want to know who’s been sleeping with my wife.” A voice from the back of the room called out, “You need more ammo.”

Consumer Q’s

Century Plants and Monarch Butterflies

Q: Is it true that century plants only bloom every one hundred years? A: Depending on climate and location, the century plant ( Agave americana) may take 10 to 30 years to bloom. It is quite a spectacle when it does, with a stalk that rises like a giant asparagus spear before reaching 10 to 40 feet and producing greenish […]