May 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins County Schools’ pageant winners announced

The Miss Jenkins County Schools pageant was held Saturday, March 12, with 22 lovely young ladies competing for the titles of Little Miss Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES), Miss Jenkins County Middle School ( JCMS) and Miss Jenkins County High S More...

School News

Jenkins County

Elementary School Lunch Menu

Monday, May 9– Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

JCES Students of Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the “FLY Student of the Month" for March 2016 to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have threatened to write a book one day about all the cute little things my grandchildren say and do. Small children are so honest and come up with the most unusual ways of expressing themselves through words and actions.  More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist to host Mother’s Day program   More...

Zion Baptist Church hosts wellness workshop

Zion Baptist Church was the site of an 8-week workshop entitled A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Veterans for Community to collect unused/expired drugs   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

I can’t find the words to say thank you enough for all the acts of kindness bestowed upon me during my recent illness. More...

Old jail may become animal shelter

The present Jenkins County Jail could be used as an animal rescue shelter once the county’s new jail is completed. More...

May 7th activities offer fun for all!

This Saturday, May 7th, promises to be a busy, fun-filled day in Millen with several activities set to take place.  Color Dash  An event new to the community will be the Colordash, sponsored by the Quality of Life program, which begins at 1 More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in in 1933!

Millen athletes Charles Brinson and James Brown attend State Athletic meet. Brinson wins first place in the District in 100-yard dash. Brown wins first in 220-yard dash.  More...

City applies for CHIP housing grant

Help may be coming for low-income City of Millen homeowners who want to make repairs to their homes but don’t have the necessary funds. More...

Library News

Summer is coming, and we're getting ready! Our Summer Reading Program theme is sports, and we're going to have a wonderful time.  Before that, though, we have some more amazing programs during May.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was listening to a radio talk show and their subject for discussion and call-ins that day was how we Americans are more sleep deprived than practically any other country on earth. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful. – Matthew 13:22  More...

Don Lively

HER DAY

Daddy wasn’t looking for Mama the day he walked into the telephone office where she was working as an operator.  More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Sarah Black Johnson,

Mrs. Sarah Black Johnson, age 101, of Herndon, GA died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Pruitt Bethany.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, April 30, 2016 at Fair Haven United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Bird officiating. More...