Monroe – Burriss

Mr. and Mrs. James Willard Monroe (Lois Ross Monroe) of Columbia announce the engagement of their daughter, Deloria Monroe, to John Thomas Burriss, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Burriss, Sr., of Hopkins. Miss Monroe is a graduate of Lower Richland High School and Palmer College as executive secretary. She is employed by Redisco, Inc. Mr. Burriss is a graduate of Lower Richland … Continue reading Monroe – Burriss

Beulah Hornsby Brown

Mrs. Beulah Hornsby, 60, died on January 18, 1966 Funeral services for Mrs. Brown were held January 21, 1966 at 4 p.m. in Highway PentecostalHoliness Church, near Elgin, conducted by the Rev. William Faircloth, the Rev. Horace Youngblood and the Rev. N. D. Sellers. Interment was in the churchyard.  Active pallbearers were Bobby Smith, Mendel Goff, Larry Shirley, Edward A Cook, Tommy Jordan and Harley … Continue reading Beulah Hornsby Brown

Blythewood Falls, 76-70, To Blaney

Blaney, with four players scoring in double figures, rolled to a 76-70 triumph over Blythewood in the Indians’ gym Tuesday night. In the opener, and the Blythewood girls, paced by Barbara Lewis’ 23 points and Gloria Blume’s 16, romped to a 48-19 victory. Rod Kelly led the Blaney attack with 23 points. Dale Fulmer added 20, Jerry Peak chipped in at 12 and Randy Hudson … Continue reading Blythewood Falls, 76-70, To Blaney


Monday NightIrmo at University Tuesday NightEau Claire at Brookland-CayceLexington at DentsvilleAiken at AirportOlympia at GilbertColumbia vs. Dreher at Hand Junior HighBlaney at BlythewoodCarlisle Military vs. Cardinal Newman at Olympia GymLower Richland at HillcrestFlora at Camden Friday NightB-C at FloraHannah-Pamplico at Lower RichlandCardinal Newman at UniversitySumter at Eau ClaireBlythewood at St. AngelaDreher at SpartanburgGilbert at ChapinBatesburg-Leesville at LexingtonAirport at Dentsville Saturday NightHollywood at GilbertEau Claire at … Continue reading THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE

State Prep Basketball Results

ANDREWS –  Hemingway downed Andrews in a basketball doubleheader with the Hemingway boys winning, 35-22, and the visiting girls rolled to a 45-17 victory. Jimmy Parker was the high scorer for the winners with 14 while Billy Morris paced the losers with six. Elizabeth Brown scored 15 points for the winners while Chris Reynolds topped the losers with 12. BLANEY – Rodney Kelly tossed in 26 … Continue reading State Prep Basketball Results

State Prep Basketball Results

BLANEY – Rodney Kelly tossed in 26 points in leading Blaney past Bethune, 69-50, here Tuesday night in the feature game of a doubleheader. The two girls teams battled to a 28-28 draw in a preliminary. Frankie Peak and Don Fulmer gave Kelly scoring support with 16 points apiece for Blaney while Skipper Mays hit 14 for Bethune. Wanda Jeffers and Jo Ann Brazell scored … Continue reading State Prep Basketball Results

Olympia Wins 8th; ‘Dogs Beat ‘Rocks

Eau Claire led Camden at the end of every quarter except the last, Tuesday night before dropping the overtime affair, 48-42. Jan Puczkowski’s field goal just before the final buzzer gained the Bulldogs a tie and sent the game into an overtime period. Puczkowski also scored four of Camden eight overtime points and closed out the evening with a total of 10. Eau Claire led … Continue reading Olympia Wins 8th; ‘Dogs Beat ‘Rocks

Yesteryear in The State

From The State January 3, 1936 Allegations were made Thursday that modern warfare in Africa includes the beheading of captured enemy pilots, the use of poisonous gas, the bombing of the Red Cross units and the burning of churches. The 74th Congress began its second session today amid political uproar, with the soldiers’ bonus measure at the top of the list. The law claimed a … Continue reading Yesteryear in The State