February 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Two JCHS students receive football scholarships

  Ty Evans and his mother, Lakeisha Reese, are shown upon Ty’s signing a football scholarship with the University of Cumberlands, Williamsburg, KY. More...

School News

JCHS Girls’ Basketball Team

Members of the Jenkins County High School girls’ basketball team, from left, are, first row: Janiya Jones, Jazalyn Jackson, Katie Hawes, India Byrd, and Mariah Griffin; and second row: Coach Sheppard, Nokia Young, Nakhia Evans, Lauren Young, Ro More...

JCES January Students of the Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the January “FLY Student of the Month” to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

Meet the Band

RIGHT Marco Zavala 14, 8th grade. He is the son of Julio and Esmerlada Zavala. Marco has been in band three years, marching band one year and currently plays the clarinet. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Why do so many of our children experience bullying?

Bullying: An Enormous Problem…Part One   More...

Don Lively

ONCE SAID

The old fellow was limping like he was in pain.  I say old but he was probably only ten or so years older than me so let’s call him middle aged.  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Miguel wasn’t the fastest kid in his class, but he could run. Fast enough for third-grade softball, you know. And fast enough to get a kite up in the air. It was recess and several other kids were flying kites today. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

Main dish casseroles have earned a place on our tables because of their convenience, easy preparation and delicious results. This week’s recipes are no exception. More...

Two Millen defendants in drug trafficking investigation enter guilty pleas

Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Georgia

Two Millen residents were among 18 others indicted in a sweeping two-year, multi-agency investigation who have pled guilty to a multitude of charges, and now face sentences of up to life in prison. More...

Lottie Kaigler completes GCEI certificate program

Lottie Kaigler, Personnel Officer, City of Millen, recently completed the educational requirements of the Georgia Clerks Education Institute (GCEI) certificate program for city and county clerks. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1932

R.E. Hughes is appointed temporary County Agent by the Jenkins County Commissioners.  More...

Millen Rotary Club activities

Jenkins County High School STAR Students and STAR Teachers were guests at the Feb.6th meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Flower Show schedule ready

The Garden Club Council of Millen has finalized plans for the March flower show, “Take A Ride On The Nancy” which will be held on March 2 and 3 at the Historic Depot Museum on Cotton Avenue.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Welcome to spring, summer, fall and winter – all in one week. Mother Nature just can’t make up her mind! It is almost impossible now to recognize when the seasons change. They swap back and forth so much, it seems. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

This letter is to encourage all eligible students to submit an essay in the Planters EMC essay contest. I did in 1967, and was one of the two winners. More...

Church News

Tent Revival/Pig Pickin

East Burke Baptist Church, 6564 Highway 24 South, Sardis, will hold a two-day, old-fashioned, Christian all night tent revival, sing and barbecue on its grounds Friday & Saturday, April 12 & 13. More...

Datebook

Medicare Counseling Services

Visit the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. to meet with a GeorgiaCares State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) representative. More...