Today's News

  • District ponders security change

    The Lancaster County School District has started a pilot program at South Middle School to test the feasibility of using private security guards as school resource officers and to supplement law enforcement coverage at school events.

  • Bruins, Volunteers post tourney wins


    The Lancaster Bruins rallied in the second half to take a 61-49 win over Chapin to open play in the Lake Murray Tip-off Classic at Lexington High School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.

    LHS senior guard Duece Dunlap paced the Bruins with 31 points, including six treys, in the Bruins’ victory over the Eagles.

  • BHS eighth in state field


    Buford didn’t bring home any coveted medals for the Class AA state competition, but Jackets cheer coach Julie Thompson was still proud of her team.

    The Jackets cheer team placed eighth in the 16-team field at the Colonial Life Arena on the University of South Carolina campus on Saturday, Nov. 23.

  • Lancaster Bowling Center Results


    Nov. 17 results

    Following are the Lancaster Bowling Center results for Nov. 17. Listed are the league name, high games and high series.

  • Naming a turkey is not a good idea

    – Editor’s note: Due to reader requests, we are reprinting this Remember When column, which was originally published in the Nov. 19, 2006, edition of The Lancaster News. The story of Jim the turkey has indeed become a Thanksgiving tradition at The Lancaster News.

    I don’t know if it was tradition or custom, but a couple weeks before “Big Thursday” or Thanksgiving Day, me and Daddy journeyed down to Tradesville to pick up our big ole gobbler.

  • GIVING thanks: Mixing up TRADITION in recipes for THANKSGIVING DAY celebrations

    How can the holiday season be here already? Wasn’t it just New Year’s and we were making resolutions for the year? (Which reminds me, I still need to work on a few of mine).
    I know each year I typically make the same dishes for my Thanksgiving dinner. And why not? They are family traditions and wonderful.
    But this year, I’m thinking about trying some of the recipes you have shared that are part of your Thanksgiving traditions.

  • Negative freedoms lead to destruction of a civil society

    There are two kinds of freedom in a free society, positive and negative freedoms. Positive freedoms are what the founders envisioned for a civil society and spelled out in the Declaration, Constitution and Bill of Rights. They gave us freedom of speech, religion, self-protection and the freedom to pursue life, liberty and happiness. These freedoms are assured by laws which prevent infringing on the freedoms of others.

  • Bauknight, Dixon were truly treasured friends

    You never forget your roots, especially, as in my case, when you were fortunate to be blessed with a good experience in those formative years.

    I spent a good portion of my youth on Sherwood Circle where we lived in the area known as Forest Hills.

    A friend once teased me saying we lived in the neighborhood of “rich kids.”

    True, they were professional people, and many, as I reflect, were at one point or another the “movers and shakers” in Lancaster who had a major hand in helping Lancaster prosper through the years.

  • Experience B&B Craft show on Saturday

    After you have enjoyed your Thanksgiving feast and family gatherings, you’ll probably begin to turn your thoughts to Christmas. Time to decorate,  prepare your gift shopping and strategize your holiday baking. 

    With Thanksgiving falling later in November this year, there’s less time to get it all in. But there is good news – the B & B Craft Show is returning for the 33rd year on Saturday, Nov. 30, packed full of holiday decorating and gift ideas.  

  • Annual Great Falls Christmas Parade set for 3 p.m. today


    GREAT FALLS – If you want a little bit of Yuletide spirit before Thanksgiving, the annual Great Falls Christmas Parade is 3 p.m. today, Nov. 24. 

    Line up for the parade begins at 2 p.m. at Brooklyn Road and Duke Street.