December 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

'Tis the season

The holiday season officially kicked off locally with the annual Christmas in Millen celebration held Friday, Dec. 1, on Cotton Avenue. More...

School News

JCHS senior attends Vet Day at UGA

The University of Georgia recently sponsored Vet Day at its campus in Athens, and Danielle Dieteman, a senior at Jenkins County High School who has a goal to become a veterinarian of large animals, and her mother, Angela Elliott, attended the worksh More...

JCES students attend play

Fourth-grade students at Jenkins County Elementary School recently attended the production, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere," at Georgia Southern University. Mrs. More...

Woodmen of the World donate flags to JCES

Mr. Randall Jones, along with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clark, representatives from Woodmen of the World, presented USA flags and a Georgia flag to Jenkins County Elementary School. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

days and upon opening the lid discovered an assortment of different colored crayons all "living" side-by-side in the same box. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist Church The Worship Ministry of Millen Baptist Church will present "One Small Child" as its annual Christmas production 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of the late Elease Sherrod deeply and sincerely appreciates your warm expressions of sympathy on the recent loss of our mother. Thank you for keeping us in your thoughts and prayers. More...

Obituaries

Richard Johnson, 62, of Vidette died Dec. 3

Richard Alvin Johnson, 62, of Vidette, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Engagements

Ramsey, Evans to marry Dec. 16

Trumiller Ramsey of Millen announces the engagement of her daughter, Miranda, to Andre Evans, son of Sallie Evans and Henry Dukes. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Floyde Mosley. The wedding is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Toys for Tots campaign is in full swing

Putting smiles on the faces of local children Christmas Day is the aim of the annual Toys for Tots campaign now underway. The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center is soliciting donations of new unwrapped toys for children 4-17 years of age. More...

Christmas decorations contest set for Dec. 11

The annual Christmas decorations contest, sponsored by the Millen Garden Council, is set to take place Monday, Dec. 11. Judging will begin at 6 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m. Lights must be on during this time. More...

Blackwood speaks at Rotary

Joan Blackwood, Jenkins County School Superintendent, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Nov. 29, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Other Jenkins News

JCES Family Night draws large crowd

Family Night at the Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) was a rootin' tootin' good time for all. Approximately 100 students, parents, grandparents and community members came to the JCES Media Center Nov. More...

Favorite family photo

This photo of Joel McMillan, son of John H. and Maude McMillan, was taken in 1943. (Photo contributed) More...

Georgia Southern's Art Extravaganza

Jenkins County Elementary School's art teacher, Sarah Sherrod, recently announced that Alyssa Branned and Ali Deal's creative artwork was chosen to be displayed at the Georgia Southern University (GSU) College of Education. More...

Editorials

Bill Shipp

RECRUITING DONKEYS

The Georgia Democratic Party has the same problem as the Falcons, the Yellow Jackets and the Bulldogs. It needs better players. Unlike the footballers, the Democrats can't draft college kids or make trades to upgrade. More...

Get a jump start on giving

Don't wait until the holidays are in full swing. Get a jump start on giving. Donate your used car - running or not - to the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia's Kidney Cars program, and you may even get a gift in return - a tax deduction. More...

Farm & Home

'O' Christmas Tree, O' Christmas Tree'!

County Extension Coordinator If you are anything like me, you do not have your Christmas tree up. However, now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it is past time to get that beautiful tree shining! More...

4-H News

Fall Forum slated for this weekend

This weekend, eight of your top high school students will be traveling with me to Rock Eagle for Fall Forum!! I think I'm just as excited about it as the students. This is a fun event which is guaranteed to provide education and entertainment. More...