December 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES Spellers advance to system-wide bee

Twenty-two of the best spellers in the fourth and fifth grades at Jenkins County Elementary School gathered in the media center Thursday, Nov. 30, for the JCES 2006-2007 Spelling Bee. More...

Students of the Month

The Student of the Month program at JCES recognized one student per homeroom each month. More...

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Editorials

Celebrate Christ

Over 2,000 years ago a baby boy was born in an obscure village in a humble setting to ordinary parents. But this baby was no ordinary infant. He was destined to be the Savior of a world lost in sin. He was God, and he was man More...

Jim Hite

SHOP AT HOME

Two weeks ago on this page, a cartoon showed Santa checking his list and saying, More...

Memoriam

In Loving Memory on Your Birthday Mary Mavalena Mosley Dec. 17, 1928-July 14, 2006

Your gentle face and patient smile With sadness we recall. You had a kind work for each and died Beloved by all. The voice is mute and stilled the heart, That loved us well and true. Oh bitter was the trial to part from one So good as you. More...

In Loving Memory of Drew Fries June 22, 1980 – Dec. 15, 2003

Though your smiles are gone forever, and your hands we cannot touch, Still we have those treasured memories of one we loved so much. Each time we see your picture, you seem to smile and say, More...

If Tears Could Build a Stairway

If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, I would walk right up to Heaven And bring you back again. No farewell words were spoken, No time to say More...

Obituaries

Aida Sacristan of Millen died Friday, Dec. 15

Aida Sacristan, loving wife, adoring mother and cherished grandmother passed on Friday, Dec. 15, 2006. More...

W. “Jack” Jones, 67, of Quitman died Dec. 14

W. More...

Jerry M. Murdock, 67, of Chester died Dec. 7

Mr. Jerry Mack Murdock, 67, of Chester died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Crowe- Fields Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Millen Cemetery. Mr. Murdock was born in Boone County, N.C. More...

Train derails 22 cars at Scarboro

A Norfolk Southern train comprised of four locomotives and 32 rail cars derailed around 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, near the State Route 17, Scarboro, rail crossing in Jenkins County. There were no injuries in the accident. More...

Other Jenkins News

Driver education to be offered at JCHS

Students at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will soon have the opportunity to improve their driving skills. The announcement that three classes of Driver Education would be offered at JCHS beginning in January was made during the Monday, Dec. More...

Tinley’s daycare collects toys

Children at Nez Tinley More...

Reeves clowns around at Rotary

Robert Reeves Jr., who has been More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, for Christmas. Articles for the Wednesday, Dec. 27, edition should be submitted no later than noon Friday, Dec. 22. We will also be closed Friday, Dec. 29, and Monday, Jan. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As the saying goes, there More...

Church News

Church News

Bethel A.M.E. Church The Jenkins County Gospel Fusion workshop More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank you! I would like to thank the following businesses for donating door prizes that were given away at our More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: How do farmers spend their time?

I was reading this month More...

4-H News

As you all know, DPA is fast approaching and portfolios are due NOW! One senior 4-H More...