Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Elinore Ramos, 80, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 10, 2014, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and then laid to rest with her husband in Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with visitation following until 8 p.m.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will start 2014 with many exciting programs and activities. The first meeting will be held on Monday at 3:30 p.m. Margie Lane will houst at 2301 Moultrie Road, in Camden. Carol Meckstroth and Betty Sue Webber will co-host, providing delicious refreshments for members and guests.
Earlier this week, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested 65-year-old Kenneth Parker on charges he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl on three occasions. Now, the girl's mother is in jail, charged with two counts of unlawful neglect of a child.
Dr. Robert Kiger will present "The Wizard: A Man History Almost Forgot" Jan. 30, 6-7:30pm at Books on Broad, 944 Broad St., Camden. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please arrive early, unless you don't mind standing.
It was quite a college football season here in Kershaw County and South Carolina, with both Clemson and the University of South Carolina turning in sparkling seasons. And the final BCS championship game of history -- there will be a four-team playoff starting next year -- might have been the best championship game ever played, with the Auburn Tigers and Florida State Seminoles scoring four times in the waning moments of the game.
Women have certainly achieved a higher place in society than in the past. They are educated, liberal and independent. Most modern women, however, have no idea how little power women had in the past. Society was a masculine one.
January 10, 2014|
By Jean Pruett
C-I contributing columnist