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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Cougars lose in air versus ground attack | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

For the second week in Region 8-AAAA competition, the Colleton County Cougars almost pulled off an upset — this one in front of a homecoming crowd and with the 1997 Walterboro Bulldog … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Tennis earns region win over Dolphins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep tennis team improved to 4-3 in Region IV-AA following a 7-1 win over Hilton Head Prep last Thursday Oct. 5 in an away match. Earlier in the week, the Lady Hawks fell 7-2 … Read the rest


Lady Cougars set to host Hilton Head in key region match | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougars have had a busy two-weeks and now sit at 8-9 overall and 4-4 in Region 8-AAAA.
In a tri-match against Wade Hampton and Hardeeville-Ridgeland played Sept. 27, Colleton County lost to Wade Hampton … Read the rest


Hawks earn win over Raiders in PRTC Bowl | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton Prep War Hawks picked up their first Region II-A win of the season against Dorchester Academy last Thursday evening at War Hawk Field in the PRTC Bowl.
The 48-40 win … Read the rest


Exhibit on St. Joseph’s Catholic School opens at museum Oct. 16 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market will have a grand opening Oct. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. of a new exhibit donated by Charles Williams in memory of his mother and sister.
The exhibit is entitled “You Can … Read the rest


CCMS Sports Update | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

CCMS VOLLEYBALL
The Colleton County Middle School Lady Junior Cougars hosted the Hardeeville Hurricanes Monday Sept. 18.
The Junior Cougars lost 3-2 in a best-of-five series.
“In the first set, Jewel Chambers led us in points from her serving,” said … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Leo | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on October 11, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

LEO is a very handsome bulldog mix looking for a friendly family or just that one certain person to give him a loving, safe home of his own. Could that be you? Leo is about 2 years old and weighs … Read the rest


Wildfire teams compete in 18th Carolina Cup | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Wildfire U-10 Warriors and U-12 Hot Shots recently competed in the 18th Annual Carolina Cup hosted by the South Carolina United FC in Irmo.
Going 2-1 on the day, the Warriors earned wins against … Read the rest


Padgett elected to Coastal Electric board | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Ian Padgett won the election for the Coastal Electric Cooperative’s District 9 board seat on Saturday. The seat was previously held by Elbert Sweat, who is retiring.
Coastal Electric’s service territory is divided into nine districts. Each district has one … Read the rest


Howl-oween planned Oct. 14 in Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Virginia Preacher | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Virginia Preacher

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

RUFFIN – Mrs. Virginia McAlhany Preacher, 90, Of 2833 Red Root Road, Ruffin, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She died peacefully at Pruitt Health Care.

Born on … Read the rest


Aubrey Stephens | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

AUBREY STEPHENS

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

SMOAKS – Baby Aubrey Lynn Nicole Stephens, who was born September 27, 2017, entered into rest eternal Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. … Read the rest


Melissa Evelyn Lanier | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

MELISSA LANIER

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Melissa Evelyn Kicklighter Lanier, of Islandton, was born October 2, 1917 and entered into eternal rest Saturday afternoon, October 7, 2017 at 100 years old.

She was the daughter … Read the rest


Driver killed in Sunday crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A Summerville pickup truck driver was killed the evening of Oct. 8 when his vehicle went off the roadway on Peirce Road near Cottageville.
According to the report filed by the South Carolina Highway Patrol the driver, the lone occupant … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Are we spending sales tax dollars wisely?
Dear Editor:
When the powers that be were planning how to disburse the Capital Projects Sales Tax earnings, Lawton Huggins set the bar when he said, “What could be worse than funding something … Read the rest


Just look at God! | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

On this past Saturday, the LaTrice D. Ferguson School of Nursing Assistants celebrated its fourth graduation since its inception just a little over a year ago. As of Saturday, the school proudly boasts of 82 graduates! It was founded by … Read the rest


Don’t let your ‘right’ be wrong | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

There’s more to life than the 1st Amendment.
While it is true that the 1st Amendment gives us the right as Americans to freely speak, it is also true that there are places which it is inappropriate. Our freedom of … Read the rest


Integrity is what you do when nobody’s looking | Column | The Press and Standard

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

We all know clickbait can be irresistible. Case in point: the social news site Awarenessact.com recently posted a list of traits exhibited by “people with integrity.”
Integrity is what you do when nobody’s looking, right? Returning a grocery cart to … Read the rest


Off the Field | John Campbell | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

John Campbell is a senior at Colleton County High School where he participates in football, wrestling and track and field for the Cougars. He is the son of John W. Campbell and Chindra Randolph of Round O. His grandparents are … Read the rest


Pledge the Pink: Two complete three-day walk/run | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Locals Gale Doggette and Sandra Ferguson recently completed “Pledge the Pink,” a three-day walk/run event across three islands in three days, traveling 30 miles. The event raises money for breast cancer screening, treatment and research. Ferguson finished in third place … Read the rest


In Photos: I Love Ruffin Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Claudia Aiken served as the grand marshal for the 19th annual I Love Ruffin Day. She is the wife of James “ Brantley” Aiken, the RHS alumnus to whom this year’s I Love Ruffin Day dedicated. James, affectionately known as … Read the rest


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