September 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

District Governor to visit Millen Rotary Club

William James (Bill) Blankenship, District Governor, will be the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Sept. 27, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

School News

Literacy group makes donation to JCHS English department

The Literacy group of the Millen Rotary Club recently made a $300 donation to the Jenkins More...

JCHS cross-country is underway, boys take first in meet

The Jenkins County High School cross-country team has participated in two meets recently. More...

Lady Eagles win 2 of 3 games

The Jenkins County High School varsity Lady Eagles played three games last week, winning two of the three. The lady Eagles' record is 7 and 2. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

One of the fringe benefits of this job is the opportunity to meet people and tell their stories. It was a pleasure and an inspiration to meet Randy Rosen last week and hear of his friendship with Millen resident Johnnie Mae Sherrod. More...

Memoriam

In memory of Rosanna Clark Sept. 19, 2004

I have so many things to see and do You mustn't tie yourself to me in tears Be happy that we had so many years together I gave to you my love You can only guess how much you gave to me in happiness It's only for awhile that we must part So, bless the More...

Datebook

Miss Fair-on-the-Square Beauty Pageant

The Miss Fair-on-the-Square Pageant will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Millen Civic Center Theatre. There is still time to sign up; the deadline is Monday, Sept. 25. There are seven age divisions, 0 and up. More...

Athletic Booster Club

The monthly meeting of the Jenkins County Athletic Booster Club will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Planters Electric Membership Corp. offices on U.S. Highway 25, north. More...

JCHS Classes of 1949 - 1954 to hold joint reunion

The class of 1954 of Jenkins County High School will hold their annual reunion 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at McKinney's Pond, and the classes of 1949 through 1953 are also invited to attend. More...

Obituaries

"Harris" Collins Sr., 73, of Rocky Ford died Sept. 11

Leslie Harrison "Harris" Collins Sr., 73, of Rocky Ford died Monday, Sept. 11, 2006. More...

Jean Matthews, 91, of St. Simons died Sept. 10

Jean Dinkins Matthews, 91, of St. Simons Island, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006 at Magnolia Manor. More...

Mr. William Hodges, 82, of Millen died Sept. 12

Mr. William Cliff Hodges, 82, of Millen entered into rest Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006. More...

Births

Caroline Addisan Lane

Jeff and Angie Lane announce the birth of their daughter, Addisan. More...

Trade Act assistance approved for Jockey employees

State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond recently said that about 200 former employees of Jockey International in Jenkins County may be qualified for additional reemployment assistance as a result of the certification of a Trade Act petition. More...

Tragedy brings blessing of 16-year friendship

Facing and living with the loss of two sons by suicide has been a heartbreaking experience for Millen resident Johnnie Mae Sherrod. More...

Christine Stripling named High School Graduation Coach

When the Jenkins County School system opened its doors to students in August, it did so with a new "game plan" and the new position of High School Graduation Coach. More...

Other Jenkins News

McBride receives Paratrooper Wings

Cadet Justin Grey McBride is now a trained paratrooper for the U.S. Army. He received his paratrooper wings during a ceremony held Friday, Sept. 8, at the U.S. Army Airborne School at Fort Benning in Columbus. More...

Syl-View Happenings

This week found us with lots of exciting happenings at SylView. There was a men's group with a hound dog theme. Volunteer Betty Freeman brought us a stuffed hound dog, which became the focal point of our small group. More...

Friday Night Promenade

The 2006 Waynesboro/Burke County Concert Series will kick off Friday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. with a night of pops and More...

Church News

Sure Word Baptist

Pastor Kevin D. Buczkowski announces that Sure Word Baptist Church is holding services at 428 Winthrop Ave. (the white building with a red roof) in Millen. More...

Bible Missionary Baptist Church

Bible Missionary Baptist Church will hold their annual revival services 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, through Friday, Sept. 29. Minister Charlie Reese Jr. is the pastor. The guest minister will be the Rev. Frank Bedford of Sylvania. More...

Parker Grove Baptist Church

Parker Grove Baptist Church, Rocky Ford, will present a "come as you are" Family and Friends Day program 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. The church will hold their Men and Women Day program 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. More...

Weddings

Miss Hudnall to wed Mr. Chance Oct. 14

Crystal Hudnall and Jason Chance of Hannibal, Mo. announce their engagement. They will be married at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006 in Tabernacle of Praise Church in Hannibal. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Caterpillar pests in pastures and hay

County Extension Coordinator The last several weeks have been very busy fighting armyworms and various other caterpillar pests in pastures and hay. If you have not experienced these pests in your pastures, then you might want to take a closer look. More...

4-H News

As you can probably tell by my lack of news articles lately, I have been rather busy. Things are really starting to pick up and get going. Over the last few weeks, several things have been going on. More...

Library News

It is still not too late to come by the Jenkins County Memorial Library (JCML) to see the Jenkins County Elementary School fourth grade's Southwest Indian Day exhibit. More...

Columns

LAST TANGO FOR DEMOCRATS?

Enjoy two-party politics while you can. Democrats struck out in the last two statewide elections. They may go down swinging again on Nov. 7, thus ending a 26-year stint of competitive Democrat vs. Republican politics in Georgia. More...