November 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rain extends harvest season

This past growing season was one of the best in recent memory for Jenkins County farmers. With the exception of a dry spell in June, every time rain was needed it was received. More...

School News

Eagles trample Bulldogs 42-15

The Jenkins County High School War Eagles traveled to Wheeler County Friday night and came away with a 42-15 victory over the Bulldogs. The War Eagles struck first after recovering a fumbled punt. More...

School Menu

JENKINS COUNTY NOV. 9-13

Monday - Salisbury Steak or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Cream Potatoes, Garden Peas, Juice Bar, Roll or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes. More...

Ice cream

The local Dairy Queen is partnering with the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Commission (JCFEC) to help continue providing programs and services to students in Jenkins County. On the second Tuesday of each month, beginning Nov. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

What could have been a very tragic incident was averted last week when a Jenkins County school bus caught fire on Palmer Row. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I was honored to recently speak to 350 Jenkins County residents about the many benefits of a new partnership prison coming to Millen, should Georgia award CCA a contract to design, build and manage the facility. More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill Baptist Spotlighters to sponsor free yard sale The Oak Hill Baptist Church Spotlighters will sponsor a free yard sale 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, Nov. 7. The sale will be held at the church's Family Life Center. More...

Church Service directory

These Jenkins County churches invite you to attend services with your family this week. For more information on this directory call The Millen News at 982-5460. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You We can't begin to express our gratitude and heartfelt appreciation for the prayers, cards, calls, food and kindness shown to our family during our mother's recent illness and hospitalization. More...

Farm & Home

Slow Moving Vehicle Safety

I am sure by now you will have seen several slow moving vehicles traveling throughout the community. Yes, it is harvest season, and we are just in the beginning. Farmers will be busy harvesting cotton, peanuts and soybeans. More...

Burglaries on rise in Jenkins County

Over the past several months, residential burglaries in Jenkins County have increased at an alarming rate. The Jenkins County Sheriff's Office reports that since July1, deputies have investigated 25 residential and three business burglaries. More...

JROTC Raiders win state championship

The Jenkins County High School Army JROTC Raider Team traveled to Fort Yargo State Park in Winder Saturday, Oct. 24, to compete in a 33- school 66-team State Raider Championship. More...

Other Jenkins News

Tigers win championship

The East Georgia Tigers baseball team recently won another championship, their second win this season. More...

Help us help you, Jenkins County

The Energy Assistance Program began taking applications Tuesday, Nov. 3, for homebound and elderly 65 years and older households to assist with paying their home heating costs. More...

Road to Recovery

Jenkins County citizens turned out in record numbers for the U. S. Department of Energy's "Road to Recovery" tour Oct. 27 at the Jenkins County Memorial Library. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

Full Story

FRIDAY NIGHT NEON

"As American as baseball, Mom's apple pie and Chevrolet." You've heard that. Americans are proud of our traditions, rightly so. Nobody makes better apple pies than American mamas. Nobody on the planet builds better automobiles than Chevrolet. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS to hold Alumni Basketball Game Jenkins County High School will host an Alumni Basketball Game Wednesday, Nov. 25. The women's game will begin at 7:30 p.m. with the men's game to follow. It will be an even vs. odd graduation year. More...

Weddings

Miss Walker, Mr. Morey exchange vows

Ashley Elizabeth Walker and Joshua Timothy Morey were united in marriage on June 6, 2009 at Thomson First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Beverly Wilkerson Casstevens officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Annie Beasley, 94, of Statesboro died Oct. 29

Annie Glenn Brower Beasley, age 94, of Statesboro passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Brown's Health Rehab in Statesboro. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at the Thompson-Strickland-Waters Chapel with the Rev. More...

Betty Johnson Barnes, 69, of Millen died Oct. 28

Betty Johnson Barnes, 69, of Millen died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. Funeral Services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at the Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Butch Taylor officiating. More...

Juel Brinson Waters, 79, of Perkins died Nov. 1

Juel Brinson Waters, 79, of Perkins passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Bethany Nursing Home in Millen. Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009 at the Dry Branch Baptist Church in Perkins with the Rev. More...