Graveside service for Barney Joseph Anthony Truesdale, 49, will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.
Memorial service for Belton Thompson, 78, of 2604 River Road in Camden will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013, 2:00 P.M. at Collins Funeral Home Chapel. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A memorial service to honor the life of Arthur E. "Jack" Tyndall, 92, of Camden, will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, January 21, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Chaplain Brian Ogburn will officiate. Memorials may be made in Jack's memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
The Kershaw County Forest Landowners will hold their quarterly meeting today at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Clemson Extension Homemaker's Building located at the corner of DeKalb and Church Streets in Camden.
Haile's Funeral Home announces that Minnie Sue James, 62 of 2067 Huckleberry Road, Cassatt, SC, passed on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Canty Hill Baptist Church, Cassatt, SC with burial in Canty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt, SC.
Haile's Funeral Home announces that Desline Halley Graham, 73, of 790 Tap Boot Road, Rembert, SC passed on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday January 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Pine Grove AME Church, Rembert, SC with burial at Sandill Cemetery, Rembert, SC.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics agents and agents from other agencies arrested a county man Friday after learning he was wanted on federal narcotics trafficking charges out of North Carolina.
Dr. Lonnie Randolph Jr., president of the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, will be the guest speaker for the Camden-Kershaw County NAACP's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service program today at 5:30 p.m. at Camden First United Methodist Church.
• Evidence continues to mount that climate change caused by human activity is already affecting life in this country, with a prediction of more frequent and intense heat waves, heavy downpours and, in some places, floods and droughts. The National Climate Assessment, which is presented to the president and Congress every four years, does not paint a pretty picture. Hard scientific evidence is hard to argue with, and that's what this is.
Kudos to our various law enforcement agencies for working together to get some folks off our streets who needed to be stopped. At the top of our list are Bethune Police Chief Joey Cobb, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for arresting two people (and there may be more to come) for the June 23 armed robbery of Sandhills Bank in Bethune.
Reverend Larry D. McCutcheon has been appointed as minister to Camden First United Methodist Church. Rev McCutcheon comes from Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg where he served for 11 years. A spiritual and civic leader, he preaches the gospel and walks the talk throughout various sectors of the community in an extraordinary way, touching the lives of so many with his unique ability to reach all people from all walks of life.
Mr. Allen Hobson "Chip" Patterson, Jr., and Ms. Denise Beauchamp Patterson of Winston-Salem, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Emily Catherine Patterson, to Mr. Philip Harden English, both of Durham, N.C. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bennett English, Jr., of Camden, S.C.
As part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program "Every Hero Has a Story," storyteller Sharon Clarke presented a program at both the Camden and Elgin libraries. Clarke, who lives in North Carolina, entertained the audience with both story and music. Her interactive program was enjoyed by the audience, young and old. Clarke involved the audience as she told an old Chinese folk tale, The Magic Wings. Shown from left are Addy Gwynn as the Queen, Clarke, Elizabeth Mensching as the Princess, Lucy Moore as the Grocer's Daughter, and Liberty Mensching as the Goose Girl.