Category | Leisure

St. Marks – home for migrants

Posted on 18 May 2011

Have you ever wondered where the Monarch butterflies go after they have stopped at your milkweed plants? Well, if you take a drive to St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge during the month of October; you will be able to view the hundreds of Monarch butterflies that stop there to feed on the saltbush plants before […]

Escape to Mexico Beach

Posted on 18 May 2011

Mexico Beach, a small coastal community located 20 miles east of Panama City on Florida’s Undiscovered Gulf Coast, is a quiet, serene destination, which for many becomes “Home” after being lured by its charms. Mexico Beach provides a small town atmosphere and charm second to none along Florida’s Panhandle. Mexico Beach offers several options in […]

Winter planning and dreaming

Posted on 26 January 2011

It’s a cold, damp day as I write this and all I can think about is when it’ll be spring and I can get outside again. One of the best parts of the winter is that it gives us some time to plan and dream about what to do when the weather finally starts to […]

Mama cow adopts Piglet

Posted on 26 January 2011

We had some severe cold weather in Decatur County in the 1950s. During the cold spell, some time in the early part of winter, we had a cow to give birth to a calf that died. The mama cow was in bad shape. She was unable to get up on her feet. My husband and […]

Nussbaum has football memories

Posted on 03 November 2010

The games of high school and college football have changed tremendously through the years. That was the feeling expressed recently by former Bainbridge High School Bearcat Melvin Nussbaum, whose 1931 Bearcats defeated Valdosta 19-13 for the South Georgia Conference championship. “We didn’t want to go to Valdosta, and they didn’t want to come to Bainbridge, […]

At the rodeo

Posted on 03 November 2010

The organizers of the Second Annual Port City Rodeo held in September have judged it a big success, as anywhere between 2,000 to 3,000 people turned out to watch the cowboys and cowgirls compete.

What are the fish doing?

Posted on 03 November 2010

Ever go to a lake and wonder, “What’s biting?” Or was your heart set on catching shellcracker, just to hear people tell stories about catching limits of crappie? What if you could look into the future and know when, where and how to catch the fish you are looking for? In this article, we give […]

Willis Park and its gardener

Posted on 21 July 2010

It’s our park—the town square.
The place for gatherings and protests, weddings and concerts.
Willis Park was established in 1904 after Decatur County’s fourth courthouse was moved across the street.