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Local students make Middle Georgia State President's, Dean's Lists for Spring 2018.

Middle Georgia State University announced their President's and Dean's Lists for Spring 2018 Monday.  To view Cochran students who made each, click here.

Bleckley first grade supply list revised.

The school supplies list for first grade in Bleckley County has been revised.  To view it, and all other lists, click here.

Golf tournament will benefit church's wild game supper.

Bethany Bapist Church will hold their first annual golf tournament at Uchee Trail Country Club, 202 Country Club Road in Cochran, July 21.  Cost is $200 per team for the four-person scramble.  Cash prizes for first, second, and third place.  Two for $10 mulligans, closest to the pin, longest drive, and most accurate drive contests.  Proceeds will benefit the mens ministry's wild game supper.  Signup sheet is at Uchee Trail.  Call them (478)934-7891, or the church office (478)934-7151, for more information.

Season ends for Bleckley 8u baseball.

Season ends for Bleckley 8u baseball.

The season ended for the 8u baseball team in the Dixie Youth state finals this past weekend in Cochran.  Bleckley won their opeing game against Troup County 5-3.  Saturday, they lost 7-5 in seven innings to Jones County-Purple and were eliminated by Swainsboro 7-5.  BC finishes third, the best for 8u since starting Dixie Youth.

 

Also: the first opponent for 12u softball has changed.  According to the bracket posted on quickscores.com, Bleckley will now play Putnam County July 11 at 10 am.

Middle GA Crush disbanding, will join Prospex Softball organization.

Middle GA Crush disbanding, will join Prospex Softball organization.
Middle GA Crush 04 players and families got together for an end of season party Friday night. As part of the season recrap, it was announced the team would be disbanding and they would join Alabama-based Prospex Softball. Head coach Kevin Wimberly said Prospex was expanding into Georgia and they would be one of the first teams to play as part of the organization. He said the coaching staff would remain the same (Wimberly, Brian Krieg, Bob Rickerson) and hoped the new team would include players currently with Crush. Tryouts will be held in August.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp performing Annie July 13-15.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp will hold performances of this year's selection "Annie, jr" July 13-15 at House of Grace Church, 133 Jac Arts Road. Showtimes are at 7 pm on Friday, 2 and 7 pm on Saturday, and 3 pm on Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $3 for children 10 and under.

Fireworks in the country on the Fourth.

For the second straight year, the skies in rural Bleckley County were lit up for the Fourth of July as Warrior's Harvest on GA 112 held a fireworks show.  To see photos, click here.