Valentine’s Day at Bethany

The Chatter Box

As the presidential campaign heats up I can’t help but think that our present day choices just don’t seem to measure up when compared to the “veterans” of the past. I know words are cheap and don’t always reveal the true character of someone. But, as I recently read some of our past presidents’ quotes, I couldn’t help but think […]

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you’re over sixty and grew up in Jenkins County, you’ll remember most all of this. If you’re between fifty and sixty, you might remember some of it. If you’re under fifty, take my word for what you’re about to read, or ask your grandparents. Millen hasn’t always been a ghost town on Saturdays. I can only speak to the […]

Dallas Wilson


The week after the Super Bowl is a hard time for me. I have to deal with the reality that it’s going to be almost a year before that special time comes around again. However, after the big game last Sunday I have some fond memories to hold me over until twenty-two men take the field again and prepare to […]

Don Lively


It was the wingtips that sealed it. They arrived on a Friday afternoon. If I wasn’t already convinced that it was going to happen, the wingtips put me over the top. There was going to be a wedding. My wedding. After 17 years single, I, the confirmed bachelor, was taking the plunge. The new footwear erased all doubts. Why else, […]

Library News

Are you stressed out? Find your Zen during our Adults- Only Coloring Time, this Friday, February 19, at 11 a.m. and this Saturday, February 20, at 12:30 p.m. It’s a great way to leave your troubles behind and let your creative juices flow, and we provide the coloring pages and materials. We’ve got some creative fun for the kids, too, […]

Church News

Lane Grove to host Black History program Lane Grove Baptist Church will host its annual Black History program 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. All area churches are invited to attend and share the event. Robert Owen is the church pastor. Millen Baptist to host ladies programs Millen Baptist Church will host a women’s bible study program featuring Priscilla Shirer, “The […]

Date Book

Legislative Breakfast to be held Feb. 20th The annual Legislative Breakfast will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Café on Cotton. Sponsors of the event are Jenkins County Farm Bureau, Planters Electric Membership Corporation, Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company and the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. Special guests will be State Representative Butch Parrish, State Senator Jesse […]

2016-02-17 E-Edition

Me and My Shadow!