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    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at K-ville Hotel & Tavern

    Olé! It’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at K-ville Hotel & Tavern on Sunday, May 5, for a fun fiesta on the deck. Bring your friends for live entertainment starting at 2 p.m. with Joe Lerman...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Kyle Raudenbush splits the Lampeter-Strasburg defenders during an offensive rush Tuesday night. The Mounts were victorious 14-2 to clinch the Section Two title. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata rips Pioneers, clinches Section Two title

    Before the 2019 season began, the Ephrata boys lacrosse team set some lofty goals, the first of which was capturing the regular season Section Two title and berth in the upcoming Lancaster-Lebanon League tournament. Tuesday evening at...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Mary Campbell (left) and Alyssa Fedorshak finished one-two in the 1600 Monday vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata girls clinch share but boys fall to Barons

      The Ephrata boys were in position to win its first Section Two track and field title. But Monday at home, visiting Manheim Central threw a wrench into those plans. Behind a four-win day by Will Rivers,...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Ephrata first baseman Ryan Jantzen (26) awaits the throw as Lampeter-Strasburg’s Dylan Byler slides back safely into first during Tuesday’s game at War Memorial. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Despite loss Tuesday, Mounts still have a path to L-Ls

    Must beat Solanco Wednesday, E-town Friday For the first three innings Tuesday, Ephrata hung step-for-step with Lampeter-Strasburg. However, sitting at 2-2 in the top of the fourth, the Mounts couldn’t hold the potent Pioneer attack down any...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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    The Log Cabin Celebrates Spring with Special Events

    Every season is wonderful at the Log Cabin. Spring is a favorite with trees and flowers in bloom, warm weather days and evenings on the patio, spring menu additions, and special events. The Spring Wine Tasting is...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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    Spring into the Season with Tire Consultants

    Spring is here and if you’re on the road, make sure your tires will help you make the trip safely. Check in with Tire Consultants before you head to the mountains, back country roads, or maybe an...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Taj London (9) fights off a check from Warwick’s Justin Gerhart during Saturday’s Ream Cup game at Mountaineer Field. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warwick holds off Mounts’ comeback to win Ream Cup

      Chris Schaffer was a senior at Warwick in 2010 when the Ream Cup was introduced. And even now, as a first-year coach for the Warrior boys lacrosse team, the rivalry with Ephrata still ranks among his...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • How ironic it was that in their 50th anniversary of their APBA League, Randy Walker (center), who is suffer-ing from ALS, won the league championship for the first time. Seated with Walker is his wife Lisa. League members (left to right) include John Steffy, John Trego, Carmen Muckle, Dave Leid, Darrell May and Tom Snader. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    ‘APBA’ of their eyes

    Despite illnesses, turnover, local baseball league still going strong at 50   It is a love story. It’s a tale of two friends, a devoted wife and a baseball game that has gone on for 50 years....

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Gerald DeBalko slides back safely into first base during Tuesday’s Section Three showdown at Garden Spot. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Eagles taking flight

    Down Spartans, 5-1 for fifth-straight victory When Austin Ruzika-Porter’s first inning blast sailed over the scoreboard in left-center field Tuesday, keying a three-run Cocalico first, more than anything it allowed the Eagles to relax. Starting pitcher Tristen...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Brian McDermott of Ephrata cruises along during Monday’s Boston Marathon. Submitted photo.
    Issue with prosthetic leg forces McDermott to pull out of Boston Marathon

    It was all falling into place for Brian McDermott Monday as he set out to live out a dream and run the Boston Marathon. The Ephrata resident, who lost his lower left leg in 2013 when he...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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