2016-08-10

Golf tear jerker



A man lost an arm when his golf cart rolled over on him on a down slope. He became very depressed because he loved to play golf. One day in his despair, he decided to commit suicide and end it all. He got on an elevator and went to the top of a building to jump off. He was standing […]

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS



INCIDENT REPORTS DRIVING WHILE LIC. SUSP/REVOKED On Monday, August 1, 2016, Officer Christopher Prindle was on patrol when he observed a GMC Sierra with a drive-out tag traveling north on Crawford Street. The driver and passenger were not wearing seat belts and a Georgia temporary tag was not displayed. Prindle made a traffic stop on the vehicle to verify that […]

The first day of school!



This was one of the great letters written by one of my favorite teachers to one of their students getting ready for this school year. Dear Zeak, It’s almost time to come to Kindergarten, and I am so excited to see you! We are going to have a great time together. We will sing songs and read stories, make projects […]

Roaming the Halls at MCHS



Unfortunately the two months of being a couch potato have come to an abrupt end, and the school halls are once again filled with students that wish summer would start all over again. The football team, marching band, and cheerleaders have all been working hard this summer to ensure that great performances are delivered on upcoming Friday nights, whether it […]

Coach Eric says he just likes to win!



Recently the Colquitt Lions’ Club held their regular meeting at Moby Dicks’ Restaurant with Lions’ President Terry Taylor welcoming everyone and recognizing their guest speaker, Coach Eric Thomas, Miller County’s new head coach of MCHS Girls’ varsity basketball team. Coach Thomas thanked President Taylor and other Lions’ Club members for welcoming him to the meeting. Coach Thomas started off by […]

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 […]

Carter-Sponsored Health-Care Bill Will Help Rural Georgians



More than 1,200 Georgians lost their lives to drug overdose in 2014 – a majority of these overdoses stemmed from prescription opioids and heroin. The Peach State, along with the rest of the country, is in the midst of a full-blown opioid epidemic. As the sole pharmacist in Congress, Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Georgia, understands the gravity of this public healthcare […]

The plot thickens-Take the tatar sauce with you



I wish I new how to validate this. The plot thickens….. Plausible explanation on FBI – Comey Ed Klein’s book: “Unlikable: The Problem With Hillary” hammers the final nails into the coffin of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s flagging presidential aspirations. Highly regarded journalist and political analyst Ed Klein has thoroughly documented HRC’s decades-long trail of lies, deception, and conniving. GOOD MESSAGE […]

Reason to Vote



I have five scary little words for all voters who backed losing candidates in the Republican primaries and who are threatening to sit out the November election because they don’t like Donald Trump: “Supreme Court Justice Barack Obama.” The choice in November is clear – it will be either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, and a no-vote is the same […]

SW Health District preps for Zika



Although Zika, which is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, has not been transmitted locally in Georgia, the recent outbreak of Zika in Florida has Southwest Georgia public health experts preparing for that possibility. “Residents want to know their risk and what is being done locally to prepare if mosquitoes in our area start to […]