Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative, the reigning Eclipse Award winner, will shoot for his third victory in Saratoga Race Course's $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (Gr. 1) against a high-quality field on Thursday.
Since Bethune has won their fight for a stoplight at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Hwy. 341, maybe the same Kershaw County Legislative Delegation group can fight for the four flashing red lights which be left over and place them at the real needy four little old all-way stop signs at the truck route at the intersection of York and Mill streets in Camden.
• Congratulations to local McDonald's franchisee George Sensor for earning the company's Al Golin Trust Award. As we reported on a recent People & Places page, Sensor received the award -- one of the highest a McDonald's owner/operator can receive -- for outstanding commitment to their local communities, employees, and customers. Horse owner, animal lover and businessman, Sensor is also very well known in the community for his charitable contributions. One of the more recent and visible examples is his donation of a utility van to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter. The Al Golin award is a well-deserved achievement ...
LUGOFF – Funeral service for Amy Peake Twitty, 42, will be held on Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Eric Boone and the Rev. Tim Shirley will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Gideon's International or Midlands Women Center.
LUGOFF – A service to celebrate the life of Marianne Fitzgerald Stephans, 50, will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. David Stratford will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.
Funeral service to celebrate the life of Frances Smith Jerman, 93, of Camden, will be held Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Lakeview Baptist Church with burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Hugh McKinney will officiate. The family will receive friends following the committal service at the church's Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Jerman's memory to Lakeview Baptist Church, 1520 Mill Street, Camden, SC 29020 or Carolina Children's Home, P.O. Box 4465, Columbia, SC 29204.
Jonathan Sheppard added to his unprecedented Saratoga Race Course winning streak on Wednesday when Tamara McSorley's Lune de Caro powered through the stretch to take a $65,000 optional allowance hurdle.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will host its 2015 Arts Open House & Hot Dog Lunch on Saturday, August 29 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the FAC grounds. Hosted by the FAC Multi-Cultural Committee, the event is free and the public is invited to attend. Participate in a fun community art project, take a tour of the FAC, enjoy pottery, dance and music demonstrations, plus some entertainment. Register for classes and meet some of the FAC's teachers.
Parker Robinson and Alex Zimmerman, both of whom are attending the University of South Carolina this fall, were recently awarded scholarships by the family of Roger Jennings Davis. Shown from left are Parker; Rusty Davis, father of Roger Jennings Davis; and Alex. Parker and Alex each received a $1000 scholarship which is given annually in memory of Roger Jennings Davis, who was killed in a single car accident on June 29, 2008.