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  • Louise Crowley Carlson

     

     

    CHERAW – Mrs. Louise Crowley Carlson, 69, died January 16, 2011, at her home. A funeral service was held January 19, 2011 at the Cheraw Family Worship Center with burial in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.

     Surviving are, Husband, Raymond A. “Ray” Carlson of the home;

    Son, Kenny Sellers of Cheraw;

  • Madeline Lillian Joynes

     PAGELAND – Madeline Lillian Joynes, 91, died January 15, 2011. A graveside service was held

    January 19, 2011 at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

    Surviving are, Sons, Ronald E Joynes of Pageland,

    Stephen H. Joynes of Palo Alto, CA;

    Step-Son, Densell H. Joynes Jr. of Palm Bay, FL;

    Sister, Lois Baccus of Hertford, NC;

    Four Grandchildren and

    Four Great-Grandchildren.

    Memorials:

    Hornesboro Baptist Church

    6040 Hornesboro Road

    Pageland, SC 29728.

  • Crenshaw/Melton Engagement

     Tony Crenshaw of Lancaster and Leticia Ogburn of Kershaw are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kailey Breeanna, to Andy Lee Melton, son of Danny Melton of Pageland, and Pam Melton of Kershaw.

    Miss Crenshaw is a 2006 graduate of North Central High School and is employed with Sandhills Bank. Mr. Melton is a 2001 graduate of Central High School and is employed by Conbraco Industries. An October wedding is planned.

  • Small wrestling squad has highlights

     With a limited number of wrestlers (8), Central made a good showing at

    the MLK Duals hosted by Chesterfield on Jan. 17.

    “I was proud of our kids,” said Coach Judd Starling said of his eight-man squad. “We had

    only 8 wrestlers and I thought they did extremely well against some of

    the top teams in the state.”

    Mark Hatten was 4-1 in his matches with the loss coming to a top 3A

    wrestler. Edwin Hancock also was 4-1, losing to a top-ranked 1A

  • JVs slip past AJ in overtime

     Trailing 42-40 with 0:02 remaining in regulation, Dorian Robinson

    connected on 2 foul shots to force overtime and the Eagles outscored

    the visiting Volunteers 7-4 to claim a 49-46 JV win last Friday night. Five

    of Central’s points in OT came from foul line, where they had struggled most of the night. The Eagles attempted 41 foul shots and sank only 22, but made them when it counted.

    Deaven Johnson led Central with 17 points followed by Mitch Meadows

    with 11, Ryheem Lockhart 8, Dorian Robinson 4, Dillon Jackson and

  • Lady Eagles hold on to nip Lady Vols 38-36

     Central’s Lady Eagles won their first region game of the year Friday

    squeaking past Andrew Jackson 38-36 in a game that was close all

    the way. Early in the first quarter the Lady Eagles led 8-2 but the Lady Volunteers came

    back to tie the game. Three points was the largest lead either team

    could manage the rest of the game.

    Cherrie Thompson and Danielle Moore led Central with 13 and 12 points

    respectively. Other scorers were Malia Rivers with 7, Candice Wright 4,

    and Dearo Nivens 2.

  • Rogers Food and Beverage joins chamber

     Rogers Food and Beverage recently joined the Pageland Chamber of Commerce. The convenience store is owned and operated by K. D. and Mitu Patel, who have been in business in Pageland since July 1995. They offer all the regular conveniences along with gasoline. They also have a small kitchen serving breakfast and lunch.

    “This is a very good community,” Patel said. “We have good customers and good employees. Everyone is well mannered and cooperative.”

  • 43 SC counties qualify for USDA drought relief

     Forty-three South Carolina Counties Qualify for USDA Emergency Loans

     

  • Three men sentenced for stolen tractors

     Two men from the Carolinas and one from Florida received prison sentences for operating a ring that sold stolen heavy equipment, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said.

  • Lancaster man freezes to death

     Landmark News Service

    LANCASTER — Less than a day after an elderly man went missing, his body was found in a wooded area near his Lancaster home.

    James H. Brown, 84, of 2709 Wyatt Brown Road, was found dead by a family member about 9 a.m. Jan. 13. He was last seen at home by family members at about 5 p.m. the day before, according to a sheriff’s office press release, and family members reported his disappearance to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office early on Jan. 13.