Fifth District Cage Tournament Games Are Played

Summerton, Feb. 27. – The district five basketball tournament opened here with three games Monday night. Antioch (Hartsville) girls defeated the Blaney girls, 13 to 12; Elliott girls defeated Baron De Kalb, 9 to 14, and the Summerton boys defeated Elliott boys, 12 to 5. Tuesday afternoon Antioch (Hartsville) boys defeated Antioch (Camden), 32 to 6;  Central girls defeated Gable girls, 32 to 6; Hillcrest … Continue reading Fifth District Cage Tournament Games Are Played

Draughon’s News

The following students passed their examination in the theory of Gregg shorthand during the past week and became eligible for their certificates; Miss Dorothy Geraldine Motley of Lake City, Miss Pauline Frances Steedly of Bamberg, Miss Bessie Mathias of Lexington, Miss Madelyn Mitchell WIngard of Columbia, Miss Florence Mimms Hartley of Batesburg, Miss Marcella Eubanks of Columbia, Miss Margaret Ann Shealy of Newberry, Miss Hatt … Continue reading Draughon’s News

Lottie P Harrelson Harrington

Darlington, Feb. 25. – Mrs. Lottie P. Harrington, 34, died at her home in the Mont Clare section of Darlington county last night, February 24, 1940. She had been in declining health for the last several weeks. Mrs. Harrington is survived by her husband, Stephen R Harrington; her mother Mrs. Sligh Harrelson of Effingham; two sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Glenn Welch, Mrs. L. P. … Continue reading Lottie P Harrelson Harrington

John Thomas Heath

1940 John Thomas Heath, 65, a farmer of Blaney, died at 7:20 yesterday (February 23, 1940) evening at his home after an illness of four weeks. Mr. Heath, a lifelong resident of the Blaney section was a member of the Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church. He is survived by six daughters, Mrs. J. L. Neeley and Mrs. C. B Waites of Columbia, Mrs. C. S. Shumpert … Continue reading John Thomas Heath

Detectives Nab Liquor Offender

A young man, 22, of near Blaney was arrested last night in the 1500 block of Main street by three members of the detective division of the Columbia police department, who charged him with two sales of tax-paid liquor. The man was jailed by detectives J. R. White, G. L. Lackey and L. C. Williams. The man made some deliveries of the liquor to customers … Continue reading Detectives Nab Liquor Offender

Camden Seeks Softball Loop This Summer

Camden, Feb 21. – A healthy revival of Softball, with a league made up of teams of Camden, Bethune, Blaney and other points in Kershaw county is  a possibility this summer, according to the bureau of recreation of the Camden chamber of commerce. But – and here is where the big “IF” comes in – if Camden people are to enjoy softball, some arrangement will … Continue reading Camden Seeks Softball Loop This Summer

Catherine Harrison, Varnville, Wins DAR Capital Trip

The Daughters of the American Revolution in promoting the appreciation of good citizenship amount young people, offer annually a trip to Washington for one Public high school girl from each state. All expenses are paid, and many inspirational tours, which interpret the national history and government prove of unusual interest to the sinning girls. During the month of January, members of the senior classes in … Continue reading Catherine Harrison, Varnville, Wins DAR Capital Trip