Today's News

  • Mother praises Keenan's fairness

    I wanted to express my sincere appreciation and thanks to Lancaster High School principal Joseph Kennan.

    Over the summer I had been dealing with an issue of being told that my son owed money at the school for something that he already turned in. Although the amount owed was only $50 that is a lot of money in today’s economy, especially for something not valid.

  • A new look

    If you can, stop by the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., to see the recent landscaping. 

    The Lancaster County Council of the Arts is so pleased that the gardens around the historic building are now so much more beautiful. 

    We would like to thank the city of Lancaster for the wonderful plantings, fountain, pathways, arches and benches that were added, along with an the irrigation system to help care for all of it. 

    The addition of ferns and new rocking chairs have also given the front porch a true Southern charm. 

  • Second Baptist is local host for national simulcast

    When it comes to inspiration and sound biblical teaching, women often turn to the ministry of Beth Moore.

    Now women across the nation will get a chance to hear the best-selling author firsthand without having to leave town during a simulcast that will be broadcast live via satellite Aug. 28-29.  

    Lancaster’s Second Baptist Church, 1426 Great Falls Highway, has been selected as one of 650 churches in the United States to host the women’s event, said Kathy Stepp, leader of the Women’s Ministry Team there.

  • Kiosk makes life easier for doctors

    Waiting time for patients is being reduced, thanks to a technology that’s becoming more and more popular.

    Mackey Family Practice is the second medical practice in Lancaster County to use an electronic kiosk system provided by Clearwave.

    The device allows patients to check in for appointments as soon as they arrive at the office. Personal data is displayed instantly and insurance information is processed within seconds – all helping to reduce the time a patient waits to see the nurse or doctor.

  • Police reports - Aug. 26, 2009

    According to Lancaster Police Department reports:

    • A Lancaster woman was arrested on several charges after a traffic stop on Meeting Street on Aug. 15.

    Jerrie Lynn Clyburn, 47, 180 Ranson Road, was charged with possession of crack cocaine, driving under suspension and second offense driving under the influence.

    The report said an officer stopped Clyburn after she ran a stop sign and committed other traffic violations. Clyburn smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech, the report said.  

  • Lancaster News engagement announcements


    Heather Dixon and James Greene

  • LHS, IL debut in border battle

    FORT MILL – Lancaster High head football coach Bennie McMurray had a simple message for his Bruins in their Saturday jamboree at Fort Mill High School – show improvement over the last time out.

    LHS, on Friday night at the Chester County Jamboree, battled the host Cyclones to a 14-all draw.

    The Bruins responded to their fourth-year head coach as they posted a 23-7 win over Class AAAA Davie County High School of Mocksville, N.C.

    LHS bolted to a 16-0 lead on the way to the 16-point win in the Battle of the Border at FMHS’s Bob Jones Stadium.

  • BHS boosters drivers race sports blazing racing

    It was hot, hot, hot. These words can’t even hold a flame to the racing intensity that took place at Lancaster Speedway on  past Saturday night.

    It was all a fan would want in a race track. That was a little red mud, a little loud noise, a little beating and banging and some of the most exciting lead battles seen this season.

    Before the drop of the first green flag to begin the main events, everyone was buzzing about a reported problem at another local track that potentially could bring more cars to Lancaster for the main events.

  • Buford hosts Classic tonight

    The county football spotlight shines squarely on Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium as the sixth annual Founders Federal Credit Union Kickoff Classic unfolds tonight.

    The event, the final tune-up for county high school football teams, offers three clashes of a half of play.

    The action opens as Andrew Jackson tests Fort Mill in the 6:30 p.m. opener.

    The annual Lancaster-Indian Land battle highlights second period play at 7:30.

    Host Buford caps play as the Jackets will battle Central at 8:30.

  • Vols blank Jackets, 3-0

    CAMDEN  In a game which went to the wire, Andrew Jackson held on and held off Buford for a 3-0 win over the Jackets in the 34th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree on Friday night.

    Tyler Denkins’ 22-yard field goal with 3:16 left in the first of two periods lifted the Volunteers to the win at Camden’s Zemp Stadium.

    The Andrew Jackson shutout wasn’t sealed until the late stages when the determined Vols’ defense turned back a Buford threat inside the AJ 10.