Sampson Independent- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:51:36 EST 1800 What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsOct. 27Chicken NuggetsCandied YamsSteamed BroccoliApplesauceFresh FruitMilk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:00:34 EST Lady Leopards advance Lakewood's Lady Leopards were on fire Saturday night as they pounded away at the Riverside Knights, sweeping the visitors in the fourth round of the state high school volleyball playoffs. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:33:17 EST Lady Leopards advance David Johnson/Sampson IndependentLakewood's Rashyda Parker returns the ball during tonight's 3-0 sweep of Riverside in the fourth round of the volleyball playoffs. See the full story shortly. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:44:04 EST Choose fruit for dessert Choose Fruit for Dessert! Making that choice doesn't mean that you have to give up delicious desserts forever, it just means that you need to get creative. Fruit desserts can be amazing and tasty showstoppers too. Plus fruit desserts offer way... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:30:11 EST Birthdays and Anniversaries BirthdaysOct. 26Sarah FranklinRebekah Ann ByrdJerry ToddMarilyn SimpsonShirley HayesElaine Carter Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:30:09 EST Family Planning services available The Sampson County Health Department offers Family Planning services to women of child-bearing age residing in or around Sampson County. Family Planning services allow women to be proactive concerning their reproductive health. Services are tailored... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:30:08 EST Hargrove Elementary students have fun, learn at Halls Fire Dept. As a loud fire alarm beeped, a group of students from Hargrove Elementary School methodically crawled through a miniature house, avoiding smoke above their heads. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:15:09 EST Activities abound at Senior Center Greetings to everyone. I hope I can be back on track again now. This has been a busy summer, and entering the fall, I was short of help. I guess that's enough excuses for now!! I've missed writing and submitting my article. Don't... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:01:11 EST UMO to hold Meet the Author event MOUNT OLIVE – Conor Grennan, author of Little Princes, will be a guest lecturer at the University of Mount Olive on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. in Southern Bank Auditorium in Raper Hall. The event is free and the public is invited to... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:30:08 EST Raiders dump Trask 33-0 The Midway Raiders made the long trip to Rocky Point Friday night to take part in the Heide Trask homecoming festivities. The Raiders pretty much ruined the party as they defeated Trask 33-0. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:25:06 EST Dark Horses stampede past Knights Clinton took to the road Friday night for a Four County Conference game at West Bladen. After a slow start, the Dark Horses got their offense in gear, putting 42 points on the scoreboard and shutting down the Knights' offense after allowing an... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:12:07 EST Union hands Pender 42-20 loss A dramatic touchdown in the last 13 seconds of the second half returned the lead to Union's Spartans Friday night and set the tone for the home team's 42-20 victory over Pender. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:49:09 EST Tigers maul the ‘Cats WARSAW — Ken Avent Jr. got his 100th win at James Kenan Friday night at the expense of the Hobbton Wildcats. The final score was 53-6, Kenan. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:13:08 EST A loud voice in the breast cancer fight See our Breast Cancer Support Page A2Nettie Pernell's mother passed away when she was a teenager, a void never filled in the nearly 45 years since. Over the years, Pernell has channeled her... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:31:05 EST County schools earn Title I recognition Three Sampson County Schools were recently honored for being Title I Reward Schools for 2014-15. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:07 EST A winning JV season Courtesy photo Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:10:10 EST Hobbton’s bus citizens Courtesy photo Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:17 EST Helping the United Way Courtesy photos Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:15 EST Late mistakes lead to JV Horses’ first loss West Bladen's JV football team came to Clinton on Thursday night for a Four County Conference game with the Dark Horses. The two teams showcased high powered offenses that gave each defense nightmares trying to come up with a stop. West Bladen... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:50:12 EST Stan the Man Tourney a success at Lakewood again In this year's Stan the Man Golf Tournament at Lakewood Country Club, there were 69 players. Groups played in sixomes with two three man superball teams in each. There were players from Charleston, Sunset beach, Goldsboro, and the local area to... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:44:10 EST