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By MaryBeth Rowell, For The Lancaster News

Lancaster County Tough Mudder Medics: EMS team to participate in the “Tough Mudder” challenge this October in Society Hill

“Being tough” is a typical figure of speech, but what does it really mean? 10 members of the Lancaster County EMS have formed their own team, the Lancaster County Tough Mudder Medics, and are teaching Lancaster what it really means to be tough.


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Release from Kerr Drug

New threat of West Nile has people combing the cupboards for bite blockers 

RALEIGH, N.C. – With North Carolina’s first West Nile death of the year in Wayne County recently mosquito bite prevention is top of mind.

The recent wet weather across North and South Carolina is only stoking the flames of the growing mosquito population.

Mosquitoes have been around for 170 million years and there are more than 175 known species in the U.S.
These pesky summertime pests clearly aren’t going to disappear any time soon.


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Mission: Anchorage

Crestview Baptist Church and
Freedom Freewill Baptist Church Mission Teams
In January there was an announcement made during Sunday morning worship at Crestview Baptist Church that if anyone was interested in going to Alaska on a mission trip to stay after church. A large group of people stayed.


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Ashley Whittle's surprising scalp trauma, six months later

A modern medical marvel

By Nancy Parsons

Nancy Parsons
Landmark News Service
GREAT FALLS – It has been six months since Ashley Whittle was seriously injured in an industrial accident, and for 24-year-old Whittle, it’s a day she’ll never forget.


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Remember when?

Despite Hollywood, the Ringo Kid lives on

By W.B. Evans

The late 1930’s were the heyday of the Saturday morning cowboy picture shows.

Just when I was getting big enough to walk from Chesterfield Avenue to the Imperial Theater on Main Street all by myself, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, changing things forever.

Our Western heroes of the silver screen were known as much by their attire as their looks.
All the fellas had their favorites.

Mine was clean-cut Hopalong Cassidy, who in real life was William Boyd.


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By: Hannah O. Brown, The Lake City Reporter

61 years later. . . Korean war veteran receives Purple Heart

LAKE CITY, Fla. – Sixty-one years after being wounded in the Korean War, former Lancaster resident David Hinson was awarded the Purple Heart during a ceremony at the Veterans Medical Center in Lake City, Fla., on June 30.


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Train Hard, Eat Healthy by Kennett Washington

Six ways to get in great shape

Today, I’ve got six ways for you to get in great shape, right now. All are time-tested and proven.
Read on to see which ones will work best for you.


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By Mary Vokaty, S.C. Press Association

Homemade ice cream memories

It has been said that the first sign of getting old is a strong desire to re-live the past. Apparently, I’m getting old. I’ve been remembering eating homemade ice cream, on the front porch with my grandfather.


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By MaryBeth Rowell, For The Lancaster News

Funderburk was county's first African-American Eagle scout

A living piece of Lancaster County Boy Scout history returned to his roots Friday, July 13. Lancaster native William W. Funderburk, the first African-American to become an Eagle Scout here, talked about his history with the Scouts that day at Lindsay Pettus’ office in downtown Lancaster.


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Family Features

Helping students manage money

Money management is one skill that can be difficult for young adults to master as they head off on their own. But no matter what stage of life - whether they’re entering college or the work force - every young adult should learn how to handle their money.

Establish a Budget


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