2022-06-15 E-Edition

Lions Club holds annual installation of officers and directors

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, the Colquitt Lions Club held its annual installation of officers and directors banquet. The event was held at the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church Social Hall. Also attending were the spouses and guests of Lions’ members. President Ben Clenney called the meeting to order. The invocation was given by Boyd Evans followed by Ben Clenney […]

Running for Kenny and Scott

The “Run for Your Life” 5K Run or Walk on Saturday morning, June 11th, drew a large number of participants, with registration starting at 8:00 a.m. and the competition underway at 9:00 a.m. The event was organized with two purposes in mind as a race against heart disease and cancer and in memory of Police Chief Kenny Kirkland, who suffered […]

Now, that’s a nice mess of fish

It was a family fishing trip, and a good one when two Johns and Beau caught this nice mess of fish on Lake Seminole, Sunday, June 12th, 2022. These two farmers named John are teaching son and grandson, Beau, what to do when our Lord sends the rains the new crops need to grow. That kind of mess of fish […]

Advanced voting has started

Advanced voting for the Georgia General Primary Run-off Election to be held Tuesday, June 21, 2022, began Monday, June 13, 2022, and will end Friday, June 17, 2022. The last day to submit an application for an absentee ballot was Friday, June 10, 2022. All voting will be held in the voter’s registration office, Room 113 in the Miller County […]

Beta Sigma Phi- Xi Epsilon Omicron Sisters Plan for 2022-23

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, the members of Beta Sigma Phi-XI Epsilon Omicron Chapter joined together to plan the activities of the sisterhood for the upcoming year. First of all, President Sandra East opened the meeting with a welcome and recited the Beta Sigma Phi prayer. Immediately after, Gail Lovering served pound cake and ice cream to all. This was […]

A blonde city girl marries a rancher

A blonde city girl named Amy marries a Colorado rancher. One morning, on his way out to check on the cows, the rancher says to Amy, “The insemination man is coming over to impregnate one of our cows, so I drove a nail into the 2×4 just above where the cow’s stall is in the barn. Please show him where […]

Class of 1953 enjoys reunion

Miller County High School graduating Class of 1953 met at the Moby Dick Restaurant on Friday, June 3, at 11:00 a.m. Nine graduates and two spouses enjoyed “catching up” since the last meeting June 2021. A time of reminiscing and good food was enjoyed by all the ones attending. Attending were Baleta Harpe, Nell Jones, Sammie Davis Turner, Betty Tucker, […]

A few words from Billy

Lee Wolverton, VP of News for HD Media and grandson of Col. Wolverton, said it best in a recent column. “We mistake greatness for many things today. But the brotherhood of those men, my grandfather’s love for them and theirs for him, the kind that Christ described — ‘greater love hath no man that this, that he would lay down […]

Preacher time

A minister had all of his remaining teeth pulled out. New dentures were made. The first Sunday he preached only 10 minutes. The second Sunday, he preached 20 minutes. The third Sunday, he preached an hour and 25 minutes. When asked about this by some of the congregation, he responded, “The first Sunday, the gums were so sore, it hurt […]