March 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, March 18 – spaghetti or vegetable soup, peanut butter jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, fresh apple, pineapple. Tuesday, March 19 – hot dog or chili/saltines; choices: oven fries, fresh orange, apples More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Daylight Savings Time began Sunday morning, and I am so glad! Nothing like rushing home at 5 p.m. to try and do a few outside chores before it gets dark at 6 p.m.  On the down side, however, it is hard to get into bed by10 p.m. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Memory of Lula Mae Eason Scott July 29, 1932 – March 2, 2007   Gone But Not Forgotten  The years we’ve shared have been full of joy.  The memories we’ve made will go on and on.  More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

Thank You  The family Claude Danny McKinney would like to thank everyone for the cards, food, flowers and prayers during our time of sorrow. May God bless each of you for your kind expressions of concern.  More...

Engagements

Head-DeKalb engagement

Mike and Anette Head of Millen are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Elizabeth Head, to Taylor Alan DeKalb, son of Kirk and Katie DeKalb of Doerun.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roy and Nancy Head and Randall More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Politics and Religion”

Have you ever given thought to the idea that all of us have a tendency to process or see ideas and events through the prism of our personal experiences, surroundings, even prejudices?  I think many of us have this tendency. More...

Commissioners want to make local elections non-partisan

During a recent meeting, the Jenkins County Commissioners took steps to make all county elections for local offices Non- Partisan.  More...

“Pageant winners announced”

The “Miss Jenkins County Schools” pageant was held Saturday, March 2, with 65 lovely young ladies competing for the titles of Little Miss Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES), Miss Jenkins County Elementary School, Miss Jenkins County More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen Rotary Club hosts programs!

Will Gay, local musician, entertained Millen Rotary Club members and guests on Feb. 13 when the Rotary Club honored senior citizens. (Photos contributed) More...

Students Attend FBLA Conference

Three members of the Jenkins County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently traveled to Perry to attend the Middle Level State FBLA Leadership Conference. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended March 10. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to host Wild Game Supper A Wild Game Supper will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Millen Baptist Church in the fellowship hall. The Rev. Paul Dennis will be the guest speaker. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Community Easter Egg Hunt An egg hunt, prizes and candy are all part of Millen’s “Eggstravaganza”, the community Easter egg hunt, to be held 10 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Gary Newton

Dr. Gary Newton professor of chemistry, lover of the humanities, plants, and wildlife, and longtime friend to many, died at his home in Athens, GA on Friday, February 22nd after an extended illness. He was 74.  More...

Dorothy Newsome White

Dorothy Newsome White of Millen, Georgia, born April 28, 1922, entered into rest on Friday, March 8, 2013 after an extended illness.  A native of Bulloch County, Mrs. White was a homemaker and member of Elam Baptist Church.  Mrs. More...

Walton B. Burke

Mrs. Walton B. Burke, 93, of Millen died Monday, March 11, 2013 at Bethany Nursing Center.  Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with the Rev. Hubert Reeves III officiating. More...