Betty L. Speedy passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014 at her home in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. She was born on December 24, 1945 in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Gracie B. Atkins Alspaugh and the late Loyd Alspaugh. She worked for the United Sates Government in Arlington, Virginia before moving to South Carolina where she lived in Columbia, Camden and Mt. Pleasant.
George William "Bill" Supplee died peacefully on Thursday, October 30, in Camden, SC, at the age of ninety. Bill is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joyce Tucker Supplee of Camden, SC, children Tucker (Carrie) Supplee of Muskegon, MI, Bonnie (Steve Garrett) Supplee of Atlanta, GA and Donny (Sharon) Supplee of Camden, SC, 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Supplee Jongewaard of Wesley, IA, Jean Supplee Crider of State College, PA, and a brother, Robert Lamberton Supplee of Orange City, IA.
Off the deep end
Louise McElveen Wilson, 86, widow of the late Garris McElveen and the late John R. Wilson, died Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Kershaw Health in Camden.
WASHINGTON -- Thank you, Kaci Hickox.
LIFELESSONSVILLE -- Halloween is a time for candy, fun and scaring yourself to death. We love watching movies that leave us wide-eyed and incapable of sleep. Why, you ask? I have no idea. But I also don't know why we insist on eating bacon on everything, even though it will kill us. Sure it's delicious, but we know it's building a dam of lard and deliciousness to our heart, but we do it anyway. I feel like I've strayed off topic, but it's bacon. There's always time to talk about bacon.
Munchkin Panic is a semi-cooperative board game based on a previous title by Fireside Games called Castle Panic, with the added theme of a popular fantasy card game called Munchkin.
Most of these Christmas-themed movies and TV shows have been lingering on my desk for several weeks now, but I just can't bring myself to write about the holidays until Halloween has passed. Well, it's November now, so here's the first round. No doubt there are more on the way.
It looks like Disney fans won't have to wait quite as long as expected for the next princess movie.
R&R Games is all about family gaming. The themes and gameplay are fun and inviting with artwork and themes that are family-friendly. It's impressive to see the multitude of titles the company offers from party games to strategic brain burners. R&R Games seems to have something to attract every kind of gamer. Here are some great ideas for the next game night.
Miss Marple is back, and the '80s TV series based on Agatha Christie's beloved stories leads a passel of British shows on DVD this week.
Since January, 21 U.S. cities have placed restrictions on sharing food with homeless people, and 10 more cities have plans to do so.
On a recent Sunday, Major Rolf Metzger, a 70-year-old Salvation Army officer, worshipped with 12 other believers at a small church in the former East Berlin. Hymn singing, prayer and a Bible message comprised the relaxed worship service, as is common in this denomination.
November 4 is past, and statewide elections have been decided. As I have discussed in earlier columns, I am always intrigued, and even a little amused, with the amount of rhetoric that is aimed at education during election time. Now that the votes have been cast, there are a lot of important educational issues hanging in the air that will need to be resolved by newly elected office holders. The decisions made will have significant and lasting impact.
Dermatophytosis, otherwise known as "ringworm," is a fairly common fungal infection that can affect dogs, cats, and other animals.
This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and is being observed in Kershaw County with a series of local events. Organizers said they hope all residents will participate in at least one event or activity.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) earned an "Excellent" Absolute rating on state report cards issued today by the S.C. Department of Education.
The ABLE Club of S.C., the official athletic booster club of Lugoff-Elgin High School, is kicking off its membership campaign for the 2014-15 athletic seasons at the school.