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Today's News

  • Fathers provide foundation for families

    Depending on which historical version you believe, the origin of Father’s Day was based on the same premise – since there was a special day to honor mothers, father ought to have a day, also.
    Sonora Smart Dodd is the name most associated with the origin of the special day. Dodd was listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909 when she came up with the idea. Her own father was the inspiration behind the idea. He was a Civil War veteran who raised six children on his own after his wife died.

  • Country Stars?
  • Pitching powers juniors

     

       

    The Lancaster Legion Post 31 junior baseball team was able to make the most of its hits, but the senior squad couldn’t duplicate the diamond feat.

  • Makos top Stingrays for second victory

    The Lancaster Makos moved their record to 2-1 with a 324-216 win over the Kershaw Stingrays at the Kershaw pool on Thursday.

    The Makos were led by Logan Phillips, Noah Phillips, Bryce Blanton and Elizabeth Catoe who posted four wins each.

  • Unbeaten Tigers down Waves

     

       

    The Lancaster Tigers kept their unbeaten mark intact with a 357-118 road swim team win over Chester on Thursday.

  • Hinkle's 35 leads LJGA repeat victors

    Brady Hinkle led a group of six repeat winners at the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association second tournament at the Chester Golf Club on Monday.

    Hinkle, for the second straight week, shot a one-under 35 to post the boys 10-12 division win.

  • Addison a pro in so many ways

     

       

     

    For a town its size, Lancaster has a solid link to pro football.

  • Teens win $2,000 for library

    Five local teens put their heads together this spring to express why they think libraries are essential and won $2,000 for the Del Webb Library at Indian Land in a national video contest.

    The group – Samantha Hoelzer, Kendall Lierz, Lewis Lindsey, Lindsey Scott, and Ryan Scott – produced a short silent film featuring Sherlock Holmes to win first runner-up in the American Library Association’s “Why I Need My Library” teen video contest.  

  • Mosier was invaluable to district

    Lancaster County District Superintendent Gene Moore knows a good thing when he sees it and doesn’t mind saying so.

    He’s emphatic about retiring Superintendent Administrative Assistant JoAnne Mosier, noting the 34-year employee as one of the “best things about coming to Lancaster County as superintendent.”

    In her final 13 years at her job, Mosier also worked with former superintendents John Taylor and Dr. Pat Burns.

    No matter who the superintendent was, Mosier worked with the same dedicated approach.

  • Million Pound Challenge kickoff is tomorrow at Kmart

    Deborah Boulware

    Come to the Million Pound Challenge Kickoff this Saturday at Kmart and you’ll see me there – here’s why.

     Four Months earlier 

    I’m at a seminar just to support an agency that I truly believe in, when the nurse hands everyone a paper with a graph-looking thing. Then she says, “Step on the scale so we can calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index).”

    My first thought: “No way. I’m just here to listen.” In fact, I even say that to the nurse.