Monthly Archives: December 2017

Lady Cougars split opening week games for 1-1 start | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar varsity basketball team split games during opening week for a 1-1 start to the 2017-18 season.
Against Ridgeland on Friday Dec. 1, the Lady Cougars fell 39-29 on the road. Scha’Mari … Read the rest


Cougars open 2017-18 season with losses | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars dropped their first two games of the regular 2017-18 season against Ridgeland (80-67) and Wade Hampton (54-48) last week.
Against Ridgeland on Friday Dec. 1, the Cougars trailed by one point at … Read the rest


Boseman to play for Trojans | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lake Boseman, a 2017 Colleton County High School graduate and former right-handed standout pitcher for the Cougar Baseball team, earned a walk-on spot for the Anderson University Trojan Baseball team.
Boseman will contribute as a pitcher for the Trojans who … Read the rest


Update: Suspect charged in Round O homicide | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

An Orangeburg County man remains in the Colleton County Detention Center as members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continue their investigation into the Nov. 17 shooting death of a Round O man.
Anterrius Roy Stinson, 38, of Eutawville was … Read the rest


Reverend Dorothy Pearson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN: The Reverend Dorothy Pearson, 92, entered into rest eternal Monday morning, November 27, 2017, at her home in Ruffin while surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Mr. Henry Pearson.
Born July 28, 1925, … Read the rest


Olin Delano Miller Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

VARNVILLE: Mr. Olin Delano Miller Sr., 80, entered into rest Thursday evening, Nov. 30, 2017, surrounded by his family at his home in Varnville.
Funeral services were conducted 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon, Dec. 2 at The Brice W. Herndon and … Read the rest


Larry Randolph Simmons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Larry Randolph Simmons, husband of Mary Ann Keller Herndon, passed away Monday morning Dec. 4 at the Hampton Regional Medical Center in Varnville after an extended illness. He was 80.
Mr. Simmons was born in Anderson on March 21, 1937, … Read the rest


Mrs. Vernelle Crapse Gibson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 6, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Vernelle Crapse Gibson, 87, of Luray Highway near Hampton, died Thursday evening Nov. 30 at her residence.
Mrs. Gibson was born in Varnville, Nov. 30, 1930, a daughter of the late Brooks and Iona Murdaugh Crapse.
She worked at … Read the rest


Man denied bond on murder charges in Round O shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 4, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

On Thursday Nov. 30, detectives with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Anterrius Roy Stinson, 38,  and charged him with the murder of Gary Dale Hickman, according to Lt. Tyger Benton, Sheriff’s Office public information officer.
On Nov. 17, the … Read the rest


Let God use you wherever you are needed | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Situations often present themselves to us as Christians to be used by God, and sometimes we do not allow God to use us where He needs us.
We tend to pick and choose in which situations we will be witnesses … Read the rest


Spears speaks to Civitans about veterans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Amy Spears spoke recently to the Civitans about the Veterans Victory House. She discussed the residents and the programs that are offered.


The Vine Sip ’N Paint Studio opens downtown | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Vine Sip ‘N Paint Studio, located at 251 Washington Street in downtown Walterboro, held its grand opening on Tuesday Nov. 21. Owner Talika Mock, along with Mayor Bill Young and Walterboro–Colleton Chamber of Commerce President, … Read the rest


Off the Field | Joshua Lorne Crosby | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Joshua Lorne Crosby is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy where he plays football and golf for the War Hawks. He is the son of Todd and Melissa Crosby of Yemassee. His grandparents are Larry and Carol Connelly and Troyce … Read the rest


How to avoid holiday weight gain | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Caron Sharp
Nutritionist, Colleton Medical Center

Holidays can be hard on your waistline and hard on your mind. We take a normally “busy” lifestyle and add more “busyness” on top of it. All of this rushing around can lead … Read the rest


Teens send books to soldiers for Christmas | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Vicki C. Brown
vbrown@colletoncounty.org

The Thanksgiving season reminds us to be thankful for all we have. It’s also a wonderful time to remember those in our armed forces serving our country here and overseas, and those wounded recovering in … Read the rest


Festival of Trees begins at museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Museum & Farmers Market is hosting a “Festival of Trees” for the holiday season from Wednesday Nov. 29 through Saturday Dec. 2 at 506 E. Washington Street in Walterboro.
The Festival of Trees can be viewed each day Wednesday … Read the rest


CPA gives thanks for grandparents and friends | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com
It was a packed gym at Colleton Prep Academy on Tuesday Nov. 21 for the annual Grandparents and Friends Day celebration. Preschoolers and students in kindergarten through fifth grade performed Thanksgiving songs and poems for the … Read the rest


Get free trees for Arbor Day Dec. 2 at Colleton Museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County office of Clemson Cooperative Extension service will be giving away native bare root seedling trees in honor of Arbor Day on Saturday Dec. 2 at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 East Washington St, Walterboro. Trees … Read the rest


Christmas parade, other events this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Christmas Tree Lighting And Parade will be Sunday Dec. 3.
All citizens of Walterboro are invited to bring a Remembrance Ornament to the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at City Hall, 242 Hampton Street, on Sunday Dec. 3 at 5 … Read the rest


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