Today's News

  • Drug trade goes bad

    Christopher Sardelli
    What began as an exchange of drugs and a gun between three people Tuesday, later ended with bullets fired inside a home and the arrest of two Lancaster men.
    Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies arrested Jonathan Randell Todd, 24, 6550 Shiloh Unity Road, and Scottie Bernard Hough, 43, 5908 Henderson Road, on Wednesday, and issued warrants for Raheem Hough, 18, 5908 Henderson Road, in connection with a botched drug deal, assault and home invasion, according to a sheriff’s office press release.

  • Keeping Katie home

    By Julie Graham
    For The Lancaster News
    Katie, who loves listening to music and watching her puppies play, has a system of tracks to get around her Lancaster home.
    One lift takes her from her bed to the large handicap shower. Another makes a T-shape in her living room.
    But Katie’s favorite by far is what her father, Terry, calls “Katie’s racetrack,” or the oval lift system that enables her to enjoy the outdoors from the family’s screened-in porch.

  • Santorum visits county

    Reece Murphy
    Presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum made several appearances in Lancaster County Tuesday, fresh off Monday night’s CNN/Tea Party debate in Tampa, Fla.
    Santorum’s visit to the county included several stops starting with a speech at the former Elrod car deadlership on the S.C. 9 bypass in Lancaster.

  • Man’s eye hurt in attack

    Christopher Sardelli
    A Lancaster man underwent surgery on his eye after an attack last month. Deputies are still searching for the culprit.
    Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies were called to the Springs Memorial Hospital emergency room shortly after 1 a.m. Aug. 28 about an assault. There they spoke with a 51-year-old man who said he was assaulted while visiting with friends at a party, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

  • Child OK after car was shot with bullets

    Christopher Sardelli
    A 5-year-old girl escaped unharmed after someone shot at the car she was riding in last weekend.
    Lancaster police officers rushed to the area of Miller and New Miller streets shortly after 1:30 p.m. Sunday,  Sept. 11, about a report of shots fired in the area. Officers were told to be on the lookout for a man driving a green car and pointing a gun, according to a police department incident report.
    Police did not find the shooter, but a deputy found the car in the city, the report said.

  • LHS swimmers dunk Gaffney in region win


    The Lancaster High School swim team rolled to a 265-66 Region III-AAAA home win over Gaffney on Tuesday.

  • Morris tough in trenches



    INDIAN LAND – The 2011 Indian Land High School football season is going about as well as could be expected for Warriors’ senior lineman Marc Morris.

  • Second-half goal lifts Lancers in revenge win



    The USC Lancaster Lancers women’s soccer program earned some long-sought revenge Wednesday.

  • Points tight as LMS season gears for finish

    The NDRA GM Performance Late Models headline action at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    A week ago, Ron “Tha Bull” Parker came away with the NDRA Dirt Wars win and the $3,000 payday. Local track standout Steve Banal was second.

  • Flag-raising ceremony for POW/MIA on Friday

    There will be a flag raising ceremony to honor prisoners of war and those mission in action at 10 a.m. on Sept. 16 at the County Administration Building. Refreshments will be served.