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Today's News

  • City Council, school board filing ends

    Of the people running for non-partisan seats in Lancaster County this year, two are looking to hold public office for the first time.

    Filing ended noon Wednesday, Aug. 15, for seats up for re-election in November for Lancaster County school board and Lancaster City Council.

    Political newcomer Jackie Harris is seeking the City Council District 3 seat. 

    Harris was the final person to file for a seat this election season, having done so Tuesday.

  • Living Water Bookstore to close after 37 years

    You can blame the closing of the Living Water Christian Bookstore on cyberspace sales, the overall decline of the print publishing industry, technology, or perhaps, another cause.

    Since going into the ministry, the Rev. Roy Miles has been able to share Jesus with others as the answer to most of life’s roller coasters, but this is a ride he doesn’t have an answer for.

  • Six ways to get in great shape

    Today, I’ve got six ways for you to get in great shape, right now. All are time-tested and proven.
    Read on to see which ones will work best for you.

  • 61 years later. . . Korean war veteran receives Purple Heart

    LAKE CITY, Fla. – Sixty-one years after being wounded in the Korean War, former Lancaster resident David Hinson was awarded the Purple Heart during a ceremony at the Veterans Medical Center in Lake City, Fla., on June 30.

    Hinson was told the event was a pre-Fourth of July celebration. When he realized the true reason behind the gathering, it nearly knocked him off his feet.

    “It kind of surprised me,” Hinson said. “I felt like fainting. I could hardly stand on my feet.”

  • LMS hosts Pure Street special

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host the Cauthen Motors Pure Street Last Man Standing $1000 to win race Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    The race is a 15-lap main event with a six-lap heat races.

  • Founders wins Fore the Children tournament

    Team Founders won the title in the recent Child Evangelism Fellowship captain’s choice golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club.

    The Founders team included Jay Rainey, Sonny Rushing, Joe McCain and Allie McCain.

  • Reservation hosts Classic

     

       

    Final tune-ups for the 2012 Lancaster County high school football season are center stage tonight in the Lancaster County Panhandle.

  • Thomas Harris had noteworthy life with us

    Not long ago, I was going through some papers in my desk and came across a thank you note from a high school athlete.

  • Deputies find mobile meth lab

    KERSHAW – A stolen car led deputies to discover a mobile methamphetamine (meth) lab in a Kershaw park early Wednesday morning, Aug. 15. 

    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Matt Shaw said a man and woman were arrested at about 7 a.m. when a patrol deputy found them inside a stolen car at Kershaw’s Stevens Park. 

    After they were arrested, Shaw said deputies found materials commonly used to manufacture meth inside the car. 

  • Learn to help others through state Friendly Visitor program

    An older gentleman sat in his room in a nursing home staring out the window. As he looked out, he reminisced of better days, and he wondered how his life could have changed so much.
    He recalled watching his son grow up and playing ball with him after work. He thought about the way he and his wife used to laugh and talk in the kitchen as they prepared Sunday dinner for their family. It seemed like only yesterday.