Yesteryear
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75 YEARS AGO - 1943 Feb. 6 - 12 Nearly 14,000 tin cans were brought in by city schoolchildren in their collection this week, Superintendent William Henry Shaw announced. Top collection was at the elementary school where 4,929 cans were turned … more
75 YEARS AGO - 1943 Jan. 30 - Feb. 5 Hitting peak form, Sumter High's five crushed a scrappy 914th squadron five from Shaw Field on their home court, 42 to 13 in the night cap of a doubleheader. In the first tilt, the YMCA Juniors lost to the … more
75 YEARS AGO - 1943 Jan. 23-29 Pvt. George Turbeville, the former Philadelphia Athletics pitching star, who performed for Sumter a couple of seasons ago in the Palmetto League, is stationed at Shaw Field, it was revealed today. - The death … more
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