December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, Dec. 17 – Pizza or chicken salad with saltines/ chips; choices: whole kernel corn, fresh apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Dec. More...

Richard Pittman named to GSU Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 207 students on the 2012 Summer Semester Dean’s List. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The following was sent to me by an e-mail buddy and I thought it worthy of sharing. “Christmiss” by Becky Brown “On the night that Jesus was born, a special star appeared in the sky. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor Correction

The name of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #276 was inadvertently omitted as a sponsor of the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center’s Thanksgiving dinner in a letter to the editor that appears in last week’s issue. More...

Memoriam

Memorial Honor of Marino Blocker

Marino Blocker of Deerwood Lane entered into rest on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 at the V. A. Medical Center. Funeral service was held Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010 at 10 a.m. at B. A. Williams Memorial Chapel. More...

In loving memory of Bobby Worley

Dec. 14, 1942 – Aug. 31, 2007

It was God’s will that he should die. God’s will that I should let go and ever bow to it. But, oh, dear God, I miss him so.   I’ll love you forever! Happy birthday, Bobby  Your sister, Betty   More...

Births

Birth

Aaron birth

Jessica Herrington and Wesley Aaron proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Lauren Aaron, born on Nov. 19, 2012 at 10:40 p.m. The infant weighed 6 lbs. 11.5 ounces. More...

Optim expands services

Optim Medical Center-Jenkins is a hub of activity as the facility continues its efforts to expand the healthcare services offered to Jenkins County and area patients. More...

4th annual MLK/ Charles Beale banquet set for Jan. 19

The fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr./Charles Beale Memorial Scholarship Banquet will be held Jan. 19, 2013 at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center in Millen. The speaker for the occasion will be Mrs. More...

Other Jenkins News

United Way contributes to local organizations

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) recently announced that Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, Jenkins County Board of Education, Jenkins County Family Enrichment Program, JenCo Industries, Jenkins County Recreation Department, Me More...

4H food drive

4-H’ers Give from the Heart - Jenkins County 5th grade 4- H’ers recently learned how important it is to give back to their community. More...

Hats for Heroes

Fred’s Discount Store of Millen recently sponsored a “Hero Hats” campaign to commemorate Sept. 11. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist Church announces Christmas Cantata Pastor David Wheeler and Music Director Sandy Becton announce the presentation of a Christmas Cantata by the Sanctuary Choir of Millen Baptist Church 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Datebook

Date Book

MLK Dream Pageant set for Jan. 17   More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Pauline "Polly" Jones

Mrs. Pauline “Polly” Jones, 75, of Jefferson County died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at Louisville United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Hibberts and the Rev. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Glory to God in the Highest”

While the Christmas season seems to be upon us full force, among a segment of the Christian population this is a season of anticipation. The days before Dec. More...