Folks with a little age on them in Kershaw County -- and across the country, for that matter -- are often fond of saying, "They don't make things like they used to." There's nothing wrong with a bit of nostalgia, but the real truth, in most instances, is this: no, they don't make things like they used to. They make things much better.
Ms. Esther Mae Salmond, 62, of Laurelton, NY, formally of Camden, SC, passed on Friday, February 8, 2013. Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 11:00 AM, St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Camden, SC, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Ret. Sgt. Major Alphonso Peebles, 70, of 122 Frost Road, Camden, SC, passed on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Funeral Services will be conducted with full military honors on Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:00 PM, at New Hope Baptist Church, Bishopville, SC, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Funeral service for Billy Ray Small, Jr., 51, will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Gardner will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hattie Mae James Robinson, 80, of 1328 Belton Shady Village, Camden, SC, passed on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, February 15, 2013, 11:00 AM, at Gaines Baptist Church, Camden, SC, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
The Kershaw County Recreation Department is currently registering for the Youth Baseball Leagues. Boys and girls must be four by May 1, 2013 to play baseball. Girls must be seven by May 1, 2013 to play softball. Girls must be 10 years old by Jan. 1, 2013 to play Fast Pitch. Registration Fee is $32.
Join the library for a five week program featuring five of our most famous modern American poets. "Modern American Poets: Voices and Visions" includes readings, discussion as well as showing of videos about each of the poets. Moderated by USC English professor Dr. Bill Funderburk, each weekly session features a different poet.
Dear Annie: My wife and I are having marital problems. Our issues started when I caught her lying to me and talking privately on the phone to my best friend of 12 years -- the same guy who was the best man at my wedding. After arguing for a few days, I asked her to make a sincere effort to go for counseling, and she agreed. I also asked her to stop speaking to my friend during the time we are trying to repair our marriage. She agreed to that, too.
The Lil' Diamonds are all grown up into the Kershaw County Diamonds and will be the stars of the show for Camden's annual step show, the 2013 Mayor's Cup. For the first time ever, the show will be held at Camden High School, March 2 starting at 6 p.m.