Monthly Archives: June 2017

Cougar baseball honored at Turkey Run Farm | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

A group of local Cougar baseball supporters honored their successful season recently with a cookout at Jamey Copeland’s Turkey Run Farm. The team enjoyed a dinner of ribs and beans, along with homemade dessert.

Colleton County … Read the rest


Celebrating 100 years of a blessed life | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Eugenia Daniels Stokes, centenarian, honored on her special day.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

In the greatest birth milestone, Eugenia Daniels Stokes, born June 4, 1917, turned a century old on Sunday.

Mrs. Stokes’ family held a celebration of her … Read the rest


Mardell to lead Museum and Farmers Market | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Matt Mardell, who had been serving as the manager of the Colleton Commercial Kitchen, has been promoted to the top management position for the Colleton Museum, Farmers Market and Commercial Kitchen.

Mardell, appointed Monday afternoon, will take over for Gary … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Naked woman jailed

A naked Cottageville woman, reportedly telling a Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy that she was being chased by Jesus, was taken into custody the morning of June 4.

The officer had been dispatched to Bedon Baptist Church … Read the rest


Pets adopted | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Employment | VVH-RN/LPN Floor Nurse | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Serving America’s VETERANS, Veteran Victory House is seeking RN/LPN Floor Nurse Veterans Victory House provides exceptional quality health care in a friendly setting. We are looking for RN/LPN Floor Nurses to join our team! Must possess: • A Nursing Degree … Read the rest


Strickland named Region 8-AAAA Tennis Coach of Year | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coach Jaymie Strickland, Colleton County High School Boys’ Tennis, has been named Region 8-AAAA Tennis Coach of the Year by the South Carolina High School League.

In first season as head coach, Strickland led the Cougar … Read the rest


Butterfield still can’t be tried in Fogle murder | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

The Walterboro man, arrested by the Walterboro Police Department in connection with a decades old rape and murder, continues to be deemed incompetent to stand trial.

James Willie Butterfield, 61, formerly of Walterboro, was arrested on … Read the rest


Robbery suspected motive in Nunuville Road shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Robbery is the suspected motive behind the June 3 shooting death of a Walterboro man and the arrest of a Walterboro couple on murder charges.

Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to a … Read the rest


Three sentenced for racketeering charges | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Their digital footprint was instrumental in building the federal racketeering case against 14 alleged members and associates of the Wildboys and Cowboys street gangs.

On June 3, the United States Attorney General’s Office announced that one member and two associates … Read the rest


Lowcountry Grappling medals at State Judo Championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Grappling Arts team attended the S.C. State Judo Championships, sponsored by the United States Traditional Judo Association, on May 6 at the Summerville YMCA. The local team competed against other teams from across the … Read the rest


Thigpen inks NLI to Newberry | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Michael Thigpen, a five-year varsity starter for the Cougar Baseball team, inked a National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the Newberry Wolves on Tuesday May 30, making a long-time dream a reality.

Newberry College … Read the rest


Rec League Results | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Swampfoxes play in summer championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 12U Lowcountry Swampfoxes competed in the USSSA East Coast Summer Championships held last Saturday at the ACE Basin Sports Complex, finishing 1-3 on the weekend.

In their first game of the weekend against the Charleston … Read the rest


Walterboro Discovery Center: What it will look like | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council picked a design for the new Walterboro Discovery Center at a planning session Monday. The new center, located in the old Glover Motors building at the intersection of Hampton Street and Jefferies Boulevard, will feature the Walterboro … Read the rest


Hunley conservation turning up interesting discoveries | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

North Charleston — It is no secret that the crew compartment of the H. L. Hunley, the world’s first successful combat submarine, was small. Conservators working to save the pioneering vessel have a new understanding of just how cramped … Read the rest


Whale Crosby, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 5, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

WHALIE CROSBY, JR.

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Leesville-Memorial service for Whalie Crosby, Jr. were held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Historic B-L Chapel.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Lung … Read the rest


Louise Craven McClendon

Posted on June 5, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

 

LOUISE CRAVEN MCCLENDON

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Mrs. Louise Craven McClendon, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 29, 2017, at the age of 90.  Louise was born December 2, 1926, in Walterboro, S.C.… Read the rest


Joe Glenward Sineath | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 5, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JOE GLENWARD SINEATH

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ISLANDTON — Mr. Joe Glenward Sineath of Mears Road near Islandton died Wednesday morning at his residence.

Mr. Sineath was born in Colleton County, November 11, 1944, a son of the … Read the rest


John Hackney | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 5, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JOHN HACKNEY

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EHRHARDT — Mr. John Andrew Hackney, 51, of Ehrhardt, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Hampton Regional Medical Center.  He was a son of Russell Abner Hackney and the … Read the rest


Joey Leeman | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 5, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JOEY LEEMAN

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WALTERBORO – Mr. Joseph Jacob Leeman, Jr., known as “Joey”, 29, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday morning June 3, 2017. He was a son of Joseph Jacob “Joe” Leeman, … Read the rest


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