After a full day of head-to-head Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) battles, Allen Marchman took first place in the junior division at the 2014/2015 Pokémon City Championships in Columbia. Along with the coveted title and city championship trophy, Marchman earned valuable championship points that count towards a potential invitation to compete at the 2015 Pokémon World Championships.
A memorial service to honor the life of Robert Lindsay King, 83, of Camden, SC, will be held at 1:00 PM, today, January 12, 2015 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. David Weaver and Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Memorials may be made in Robert Lindsay's memory to Kershaw County Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020, Abbey Road Hospice, 5429 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212 or Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Colleen Pate Horton, 80, of Kershaw, South Carolina, passed away on December 18, 2014. Born in Black Mountain, North Carolina, on June 17, 1934, she was the daughter of Rev. W.C. Pate, Sr. and Bernice Ledbetter Pate. Colleen was a graduate of Chesnee High School, Mars Hill College and Winthrop University. She married Jerry Horton on December 21, 1956, they enjoyed a wonderful fifty-eight year union, where their devotion to each other served as a wonderful example to their family.
Mr. Terry Nathaniel "TC" Clark, 61, of Lugoff, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Muray B. and Margaret Bennett Clark. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held today, January 12, 2015 at One p.m., at High Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery, Lugoff. Mr. Clark will be placed in the church at Twelve p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Clark family.
It was not a good night for Kershaw County basketball teams to play in Columbia last Friday as both Camden and Lugoff-Elgin dropped a pair of conference doubleheaders in the Capital City.
The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual free throw championship Saturday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. with practice beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Camden Rhame City Arena.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12 at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at the home of Mrs. John Langston.
Baron DeKalb Elementary School (BDK) 1st thru 5th grade students and students in chorus performed in the annual "Songs of the Season" concert Dec. 15.
North Central will host The Duals at The Castle wrestling tournament on Saturday, Jan. 10, in Boonetown.
The Camden High wrestling team will travel to Columbia this afternoon for the two-day, 32-team Dreher Invitational.
Lugoff-Elgin had its three-game win streak snapped in an 83-74 loss to host Andrew Jackson in a non-region boys' basketball game played Tuesday in Kershaw.
Ms. Paula Marie Bennett, 58, of 1631 Steadfast Street, Columbia, SC died Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 10, 2015, 12:00 noon at Sutton Branch Baptist Church, 420 Sutton Branch Road, Lugoff, SC. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Nelson's Funeral Home of Ridgeway, SC Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Ms. Bennett served as Minister of Music at Sutton Branch for 43 years.
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) crews arrived at the scene of a reported kitchen fire at Sherwood Apartments around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to find only a light haze of smoke, but no fire. According to a LF-R press release, an automatic fire extinguisher magnetically attached to the stove hood had activated and extinguished the grease fire before it spread into the rest of the kitchen and apartment.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School boys' soccer will host its annual alumni soccer game on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.
Dec.: 5 – at Governor's School (6 p.m.); 10 – at Heathwood Hall (6 p.m.); 11 –Australian traveling team (6 p.m.); 15 – at Gray Collegiate (6:30 p.m.); 16 – Great Falls (6:30 p.m.)