Today's News

  • Late Models, fireworks featured at LSS Saturday night


    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the 1st Franklin Financial Firecracker Spectacular on Saturday, July 5 at the half-mile dirt oval.

    The event will be highlighted by a major fireworks during intermission.

  • AA stars win state title


    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA National League all-stars, in the machine pitch league, are a diamond machine producing their share of historic success.

    The AA Nationals, 10-1 in postseason play, completed a 5-0 run in the Dixie Youth Baseball AA machine pitch state tournament Tuesday, July 1.

  • Three year old in critical condition after being found inside hot car

    A three-year-old boy remains in critical condition Thursday, July 3, from suffering a heat stroke after being found in a vehicle, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff's Office press release.

  • County Council’s dispute with Tunnell personal

    I attended the special Lancaster County Council meeting about the I-77 Alliance snub. I sat in the back. I was a little late and couldn’t get my name on the list to speak.

    So, I figured I would stay for the meeting. I couldn’t believe what I heard and witnessed. This whole issue is personal, it has nothing to do with any law-breaking or violation of any ordinance. The action taken by the council to freeze Lancaster County Economic Corp. (LCEDC) budget, in my opinion, is an abuse of power.

  • Council needs to work with the school district

    At the June 9 Lancaster County Council meeting, when introducing the development agreements, Council Chairman Larry McCullough indicated that the MI Homes development agreement included a payment of $500 per house to the county for the benefit of Lancaster County School District.

    McCullough further indicated that provision had been made by the Lancaster County Planning Commission that the school district be given a 30-day opportunity to suggest a contribution level that was more representative of the cost of constructing a new school.

  • TLN to add Parade Magazine

    The Lancaster News welcomes Parade, the most widely read magazine in America, to its Sunday newspaper beginning July 6. 

    Parade has been a staple in American households since 1941, bringing relevant and insightful coverage of popular A-list celebrities, health, food, investigative reporting and inspirational features to 59 million readers each week. 

  • Fun for the Fourth

    Lots of red, white and blue booming and sparkling fun is in store throughout Lancaster County and the surrounding area as Independence Day celebrations take place on Thursday, July 3; Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.

  • Walnut Creek thrives, an eyesore no more

    What once was the beleaguered Edenmoor neighborhood, plagued with potholes, massive erosion and treacherous pits, has been completely transformed into a thriving community, developers told county officials about Walnut Creek earlier this month. 

  • Police investigate possible burglary spree

    Could a recent rash of burglaries in the city of Lancaster be connected?

  • Fake money shows up in Great Falls

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls Police responded to the Dollar General on Chester Avenue on June 10 for a shoplifting call but upon arrival, learned counterfeit money had been passed at the store.