January 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration schedule of events

The Jenkins County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee announced the Schedule of Events celebrating Dr. King’s 85th birthday and 28th national holiday. More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Jan. 13 – Spaghetti, bread stick or turkey and cheese wrap, chips; choices: whole kernel corn, steamed broccoli, apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Jan. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Christmas is gone, but the holiday left me with quite a few nice memories. One of the best relates to a play performed by the children at Deep Creek Freewill Baptist. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

Butch Joiner’s letter in last week’s paper reminded me of my wife’s greatest adventure on the Ogeechee. Janice might call it by other adjectives involving the need for diapers which can’t be printed here.  More...

Pecan crop reduced by summer rainfall

Increased rainfall in the summer and a large crop last year has drastically reduced the pecan crop. Even though the pecan crop year is practically over, 2013 can go down as one of the smallest on record.  More...

Church News

Church News

Endtime Faith to host revival Endtime Faith Deliverance Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. Jan 8 – 10. The public is invited. Pastor Clyde Foreman Sr. is pastor and founder.   More...

Obituaries

Calvin E. Ward

Calvin E. Ward, 71, of Millen died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at his residence.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 at the Magnolia Cemetery in Waynesboro with Dee Humphreys, Greg Coursey and Rev. Andy Allen officiating.  More...

Adrian Withers

Mr. Adrian Withers, 92, of Perkins died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.  Graveside services will be held 11 a. m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 (today) at Millen Cemetery.  The Monticello, AR native had lived in Perkins for the past 24 years. He was a U. More...

Escaped inmate indicted by Grand Jury

An inmate from the Jenkins County jail was indicted for Escape by a Jenkins County Grand Jury in December. Michael Middleton, 24, escaped from the jail Sept. More...

Millen man injured in accident

A 1-vehicle accident that occurred around 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, resulted in serious injuries to Ricky Shingleton of Millen.  More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS Eagles lose 3 on basketball court

The Jenkins County High School Eagles basketball team fell to their opponents in their last three games.  On Dec. 20, the Eagles lost to Burke County 64-53. More...

JCMS basketball team has 3-2 record

The Jenkins County Middle School Junior Varsity boys’ basketball team has a three wins, two losses record.  On Dec. 20, the JV Eagles put forth a gallant effort but were outscored by Burke County 69-35. More...

Millen News Goes

The Millen News traveled with members of the Striving Ladies of Tomorrow social club to Charleston, S.C. Dec. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Financial Aid Workshop for Seniors 2014 Ruth H. Hearn, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Guidance Counselor, invites all seniors and their parents or guardians to attend the 2014 Financial Aid Workshop sponsored by JCHS. More...