Byers sisters enjoy rodeo sports
Horseback riding lessons led two East Drumore residents to an avocation more commonly connected to the American west.
Celebrating a century of life
She and her husband used to walk a couple of miles around their farm every day.
That's one reason she has lived as long as she has, Pauline Scotten said on January 14, her 100th birthday.
She also credits her faith and her genes.
"My mother lived until she was 89 and my dad was 83 when he died," Mrs. Scotten said.
Fire heavily damaged a home on Green Ln., Little Britain Township, on Wednesday morning, January 29.
A neighbor saw smoke coming from the roof of the home at 50 Green Ln. called the alarm in shortly after 8:30 a.m.
Octoraro Orphie will make two weather predictions on Sunday morning, February 2.
The first will be the traditional prognostication. If Orphie sees his shadow, winter will last six more weeks. If not, spring is just around the corner.
Real estate experts say three factors govern a property's value - location, location, location.
It's also important for firefighters, as is timing.
They came together on Tuesday night, January 21, when a piece of construction equipment set itself on fire inside a building in Quarryville.
AARP ends free tax help in Quarryville
Senior citizens accustomed to finding free income tax help in Quarryville will have to look elsewhere for assistance this year.
The AARP Foundation's free tax preparation help program won't return to the Next Gen Senior Center, one former volunteer said.
Borough to unveil trail connector plans
The Low Grade Rail Trail traces the northern edge of Quarryville Borough, but walkers and bicycle riders have no easy way to get to the community.
That may change. The borough will host a public forum Thursday to talk about two possible connections between the trail and the town. The forum will also be asking for suggestions from residents and property owners, borough manager Scott Peiffer said earlier this month.
Groups to review Fishing Creek work
Unlike many Southern End streams, Fishing Creek supports a population of brown trout that reproduce naturally.
Work along the Fishing Creek watershed to improve the stream's quality and make it a better trout habitat has been ongoing for more than a decade. Later this month, nonprofit groups will review some of the work that's been done and opportunities to further improve the watershed.
Selling off his VW investment
He gave up driving the yellow convertible because he tired of paying insurance on it to maintain the car's antique registration.
Now Wade Peterson has decided to sell the Volkswagen parked in his driveway and the other classic Beetles, an early 70s VW bus, and a squareback he has accumulated over the past three decades.
The Quarryville Library and a grocery store are teaming up to show kids how to create healthy, balanced snacks.
Giant regional nutritionist Kilene Knitter is leading a monthly class for three different age groups.
You don't have to be an expert archer or avid hunter to participate in The Southern Lancaster County Farmers Sportsmen Association's Indoor Archery League.
"Anyone from novices to experienced archers are welcome," said Dave Wimer, who is beginning his fourth year as chairman of the league.
The Indoor Archery League began Monday, January 6 and runs for 12 consecutive weeks from 6-10 p.m. at Mechanic Grove Church of the Brethren.
A 31-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man were charged with harassment following a dispute at their home on River Rd., Drumore Township, at 4:43 p.m. on December 24, Trooper Aimee Yandrisevits reported.
Contractors are working to keep a portion of Dr. Richard Albright's Eden Township farm out of a tiny tributary of the West Branch of the Octoraro Creek.
The project, along a mile-long section of Bowery Run, started in late October and will run through the winter. Work in a stocked trout stream cannot begin earlier than June 15 and must be finished by March 1.
The project is being run by the Donegal Chapter of Trout Unlimited using funding obtained by the Chesapeake Bay Alliance.