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  • MYN: Morgan Farrar

     Age: 19

    Address: Meadow Drive

    Family: Parents, Bill and Lisa Farrar

    Pets: Three dogs, Murphy, Foster and Lola; three cats, Gee, Allie and Molly

    Job: Student at University of South Carolina Lancaster and works at Subbie’s

    Church: Second Baptist Church

  • Get creative with convenient cake mixes

     There’s a time and a place for a cake mix. When you’re in a pinch, a boxed mix gets dessert on the table fast, and allows you to check one more thing off your list.

    But beyond cake, use these convenient mixes for cookies too. Home cook Sherry Symmonds includes cream cheese for flavor and to keep her cake mix cookies moist. She also suggests getting imaginative with mixes and add-ins – any favorite combination will do.

  • Swinging for a cause

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    Teamwork proved to be vital for the winning team in the seventh annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 26.
    The foursome of Danny Reynolds, Dan Edwards, R.G. Hayes and Brian Turner combined for a 17-under 55 to take a two-shot win in the 14-team field.
    The winning team carded three eagles, four pars and 11 birdies in posting the victory.

  • Wilmore basketball coach at Lewisville

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark Bews Service
    LEWISVILLE – Two years ago, Lewisville High School hired a former player without much coaching experience as its new boys basketball coach.
    They’re repeating that formula and hoping for similar results.
    Earlier this summer, Lewisville Athletic Director Rusty Pemberton announced the hiring of George Wilmore.

  • Time to plant dove fields

    Department of
    Natural Resources
    Dove hunters still have time to plant fields to attract doves during the upcoming season, according to a wildlife biologist with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
    The mourning dove is the most popular game species in the Southeast, and South Carolina is blessed with an abundance of these speedy birds.
    The best way to attract large numbers of doves during the hunting season is to provide an abundance of good dove foods in an environment conducive to feeding by doves.

  • Beyond the jail cell walls

    Dwindling space, combined with a quickly expanding prison population, are looming problems for Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile.
    As crime remains high, and the number of jailed offenders awaiting trial continues to rise, Faile has watched the Lancaster County Detention Center experience severe growing pains. The facility is at 1941 Pageland Highway, behind the county’s 911 center.
    “We have a 121-bed facility, but the detention center averages about 140 to 145 inmates a day,” Faile said.

  • Man comes out of the woods after accidentally shooting self in chest with pellet gun July 22

    Authorities briefly searched a wooded area for a man who accidentally shot himself with a pellet gun July 22, though he was soon found and taken to a hospital for treatment.
    Several deputies responded just after midnight to the 2300 block of Continental Drive about a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.
    When deputies arrived at the scene, they spoke with a 53-year-old woman who identified herself as the injured 35-year-old man’s mother.

  • Separate assaults reported at same time

    A teenage boy and a woman sitting in her car were both the apparent victims of separate assaults during a 24-hour period late last month.
    The first assault was reported at 1:07 p.m. July 27, by a 29-year-old man and his 13-year-old son in the lobby of the Lancaster Police Department, according to a police incident report.
    The father said his son had been choked the previous day by his mother’s boyfriend, a 20-year-old Lancaster man.

  • Consumer Affairs closes ‘pre-need’ casket case

    A Lexington County man who faced a fine of up to $10,000 after he was accused of selling $300 “pre-need” caskets without a state license had his case closed recently by the S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs.

  • Martie Tiller named interim prinicpal at Chester High School

    CHESTER – When the first bells ring at Chester High School on Aug. 19, students will welcome an interim principal for the new academic year.
    Martin B. “Martie” Tiller will replace former CHS Principal Jeff Gardner who recently was named associate superintendent of operations for the Chester County School District. Tiller will serve during the 2013-14 academic year, said Superintendent Dr. Agnes Slayman.