November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Jocylyn Summers crowned JCHS Homecoming Queen

Jocylyn Summers, the daughter of Sean Summers and Donnie Wadley, was crowned the 2015 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Homecoming Queen during the October 30 War Eagle football game against the Portal Panthers.  More...

School News

Edmund Burke's Students Against Destructive Decisions

Edmund Burke's Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club purchased drivers' safety signs for their campus. The purpose is to promote driver safety and safety awareness for the students, faculty and parents. More...

JCES

Monday, Nov. 16 – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad, ham/turkey wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I recently overheard a child crying while I was at my doctor’s office. A needle was probably the culprit. Hearing those cries carried me back to some of my childhood doctor visits.  More...

Don Lively

DO THEM HONOR

The young man was alone.  Alone in his position, but surrounded by crumbling buildings, many of which sheltered people who did not like the young man and the young man's friends. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

One of my favorite verses in the whole Bible is Proverbs 31:10. It says,  “An excellent wife who can find? More...

Obituaries

Mildred Christine Lambert Brown

Mrs. Mildred Christine Lambert Brown, age 89, of Millen went home to be with the Lord early Monday evening, November 2, 2015 at  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. More...

John Millege Parrish

Mr. John Millege Parrish, 34, passed away at his residence on November 4, 2015.  A memorial service was held at the Screven Chapel Joiner Anderson Funeral Home, Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.  More...

Annie Lou Williams Burke

Mrs. Annie Lou Williams Burke, age 88, of Millen died Thursday, November 5, 2015.  Graveside Services were held be 2 p. m. Sunday, November 8, 2015 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. More...

Breaking News - 11/17/2015 3:56 PM

Lovetts Accept Plea Deal - Free Access

Two family members charged in connection with the 2014 disappearance and death of Ashley Lovett, 27, of Millen accepted a plea deal today, Nov. 17, in Jenkins County Superior Court with Judge F. Gates Peed presiding. More...

King Rocker re-elected Mayor

Incumbent Mayor, King Rocker, was re-elected to another 4-year term of office in the City of Millen’s General Municipal Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.  Mayor Rocked polled 350 votes, or 69.86% of the ballots cast in the election. More...

Saluting our military on Veteran’s Day – Col. James E. Davis

As Veteran’s Day is celebrated Nov. 11th, Jenkins County can boast of many local citizens who have joined the ranks of the United States military through the years and served their country faithfully. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in 1950

According to P.M.A. office here, Jenkins County farmers produced approximately 170,830 lbs. of bright leaf tobacco on 235 acres. This was produced by 107 growers and brought them $59.913.25 for an average of 35.07 cents per pound.  Corp. Sam. More...

Council of Churches to sponsor Thanksgiving in Millen

The Jenkins County Council of Churches is making preparations for Thanksgiving in Millen. The event has been set for Tuesday, Nov. 24, with distribution of turkeys and food boxes to take place at West Millen Baptist Church at 10 a.m. More...

Library News

The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, for Veterans Day and staff training. Thank you to all of those who have served or are serving our country.  More...

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ChatterBox

Wednesday, Nov. 11th, is Veterans’ Day, a time to honor those who are serving and have served in our nation’s military forces. It is because of their sacrifices and dedication to duty that we enjoy the freedoms we have today.  More...

Church News

Church News

Family and Friends Day at Morrison Grove Missionary Baptist Church  Morrison Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 134 Old Louisville Road, will host its annual Family and Friends Day 11 a.m. Sunday, November 15. The pastor is Rev. Mark A. More...

Millen Methodist kids visit PruittHealth-Bethany

A group of kids from Millen United Methodist Church trick-ortreated at the PruittHealth-Bethany on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The residents and the kids had a great time! More...