December 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Tree

The annual lighting of the Memorial Tree on Cotton Avenue was held during Christmas in Millen festivities Friday, Dec. 7. More...

Commissioners appoint "Lake Project" committee

Five persons were appointed by the Jenkins County Commissioners to form a "Lake Project" steering committee during the group's Tuesday, Dec. 4, meeting. More...

Other Jenkins News

City to re-bid USDA sewer/waste project

Millen City Council will rebid its USDA sewer/waste water treatment project using two different designs to regulate water flow. The decision was made during council's Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting. More...

Lady Eagles lose two close games on the court

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles basketball team lost two close games last week. The Lady Eagles were defeated by Savannah Country Day 51-41. More...

JCHS named in U.S. News & World Report 'Best High Schools 2008'

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) has received recognition by being on the "Best High Schools 2008" list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist, Millen UMC Christmas program The combined choirs of Millen Baptist Church and Millen United Methodist Church will perform a program of Christmas music and readings at Millen Baptist Church Saturday, Dec. More...

Datebook

Datebook

'39ers to meet The '39ers will hold a covered dish meeting noon Monday, Dec. 17, at the Millen Community House. All members and visitors are invited to join in the Christmas spirit of fellowship. There will be a gift exchange. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of Ruby Lutes would like to thank each one for the prayers, food, cards, phone calls and visits during our time of grief. Also, thank you, Carolyn Hargrove, for being so kind in helping us out during this time. More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Keep your poinsettia beautiful

County Extension Coordinator Christmas time is a time for food, Christmas trees, shopping, cantatas at local churches, and poinsettias. More...

Obituaries

Mr. William Easterlin Jr., 81, died December 5

Mr. William Frank Easterlin Jr., 81, of 801 Mulberry Street, Louisville, died at his home Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007. He was the beloved husband of Lillian Abbot Easterlin. Graveside services were held noon Saturday, Dec. More...

Thurmon Kent Sr., 81, of Millen died December 5

Thurmon Kent Sr., 81, of Millen died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. Maurice Crowder officiating. Mr. Kent was born in Jenkins County. He was a U.S. More...

SANTA PAYS AN EARLY VISIT

Savannah Morgan, 6, is shown visiting with Santa Claus during the annual Christmas in Millen festivities held Friday, Dec. 7, on Cotton Avenue. The event was sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Millen Better Hometown. More...

City administrator resigns, consultant approved to serve

In less than a week, Millen City Council has accepted the resignation of City Administrator Al Knight and contracted with Roland Stubbs Jr., through Consulting, Inc., to serve as interim administrator. During a called meeting held Wednesday, Dec. More...

18-wheeler wrecks at Highway 25, Route 23

The driver of this 18-wheeler, Arthur Milton of Millen, was transported to the Jenkins County Hospital for treatment injuries received in an accident that occurred around noon Monday, Dec. 10, at the intersection of U.S. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Someone gave me the following, and in the spirit of the Christmas season, but mainly for the enjoyment of my gender, I would like to pass it along to you. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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WHAT COULD'VE BEEN

One-time legendary state House Speaker Tom Murphy said, "You've got to be careful with election legislation. More...

Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Aida Sacristan February 4, 1940 - December 15, 2006

Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same but as God calls us one by one the chain will link again. She was a person who opened her heart to all who entered her home. Ray You are deeply loved and missed. More...

In memory of our daddy, Jerry Murdock, who passed away Dec. 7, 2006

In tears, we saw you sinking, We watched you fade away Our hearts were almost broken, You fought so hard to stay. But when we saw you sleeping So peacefully free from pain We could not wish you back To suffer that again. More...

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 word 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...

Columns

Mix It Up With Jenny

Chocolate Treats… Rich & Quick

Got loved ones with a passion for chocolate? Show you care by making heavenly chocolate treats- which also gives you an excuse to lick the spoon! These irresistible treats are made in minutes, and can disappear just as quickly. More...