Two sex offenders arrested for probation violations

Two convicted sex offenders are back behind bars for violating their probations. Sunday, Dec. 16, deputies of the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department and specialized probation officers arrested Harrison T. Story Jr., 66, and his daughter, Jacqueline Stickle, 38, for “Violation of Intensive Probation” at the home of Story on Fairfield Loop in Jenkins County, according to Jenkins County Sheriff Tim […]

Contest winners announced

Winners in the annual Christmas Decorations Contest held Monday, Dec. 10, are as follows. Division I – Class I – Homes – Traditional: 1st, Ken and Angela Delay; 2nd, Joey and Cindy McBride; 3rd, Jerry and Patricia McMillan; and 4th, Troy and Karla Gay. The McMillans also won Most Outstanding Overall Decoration at 360 College Avenue. Class II – Homes […]

Game room opens

SPLOST election set for Feb. 5

A Special Election will be held Feb. 5, 2008 for the purpose of allowing local voters to determine whether or not the present one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) will be continued for an additional six years. The election will be held in conjunction with the Presidential Preference Primary. The total anticipated SPLOST income generated over the six-year […]

JCHS Interact Club visits Rotary

The officers of the Jenkins County High School Interact Club recently visited the Millen Rotary Club, their sponsor. Interact clubs are organized to provide an opportunity for young people to work together in a world fellowship dedicated to service and international understanding. The program gives young people an opportunity to participate in fun, meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills […]

JCMS students participate in literary circles

Dinah Cobb’s Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) seventh grade reading classes have been participating in literary circles as they read the novel, Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen. The students take turns reading aloud and participate in group discussions in which students are demonstrating higher order and critical thinking skills. The students are continuing to broaden their reading experiences through the study […]

Burglary at John C. Wilson Company

JCHS Eagles are 1-2 in region

The Jenkins County High School Eagles’ basketball team currently has a 1-2 region record and a 1-5 overall record. The Eagles won 66-57 over Bryan County Dec. 14. Leading scorers were Tim Patterson, 15 points; Travon London, 9; Levantae Hall and Tyrone Brown, 6 points each; Akeem Young and Houston Bowers, 5; Chris Watson and Devander Smith, 4 points each; […]

Richardson honored, Taylor recognized by EMS


Due to incorrect information furnished The Millen News, Arthur Milton was identified in last week’s edition as the driver of an 18-wheeler involved in an accident that occurred Dec. 10 on U.S. Highway 25. The driver should have been identified as J.P. Milton.