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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Hughesville

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Hughesville

UPDATE: On February 19, 2017 at approximately 7:20 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on Leonardtown Road at Webbs Place. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates that a 2009 Kawasaki EX500 motorcycle, operated by Nathan William Guterry, 25 of Lexington Park,...
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Lusby Grandmother Wins $10,000 Scratch-off Prize

Lusby Grandmother Wins $10,000 Scratch-off Prize

An unusual thirst for a soda put Judy Lilley of Lusby in the path of Lottery luck and a $10,000 top-prize win on a 10x Cash scratch-off. The mother of two grown children and two grandsons, Judy said she craved a soda last Sunday and headed to the community store, Mimi’s Station in Lusby,...
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85,193 Deer Harvested During 2016-2017 Hunting Season

85,193 Deer Harvested During 2016-2017 Hunting Season

Maryland hunters harvested 85,193 deer during the combined archery, muzzleloader and firearm seasons (Sept. 9, 2016-Jan. 31, 2017), according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The harvest exceeded the 2015-2016 total by more than 1,000 deer. Included in the statewide total were 7,684 deer taken on Sundays open for deer hunting, representing an increase...
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UPDATE: Bicyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: Bicyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: The bicyclist, George Ernest McNab, 59, of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased on February 17. The investigation is ongoing. 2/15/17: On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at approximately 5:35 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Smallwood Drive West near Thoroughbred Court in Waldorf for the report of a crash...
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Two Men Sentenced Under Maryland’s New Anti-Poaching Law

Two Men Sentenced Under Maryland’s New Anti-Poaching Law

Two men became the first sentenced under a new state anti-poaching law after they were found guilty of multiple charges Wednesday in Dorchester County District Court. Andrew Collison Harding, 21, of Vienna, and Toby Allen Hughes, 21, of Seaford, Delaware, were convicted of casting rays with an implement (jacklighting), hunting deer at night, hunting...
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William Wise Olsen, 88

William Wise Olsen, 88

William Wise Olsen, 88 of Waldorf, Maryland died February 15, 2017. Bill was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean conflict. He was a life-time member, since 1956, of the Waldorf VFD where he was very active with the Maryland State Fireman’s Association and the Scholarship Program. He was...
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Christine O. Clagett

Christine O. Clagett

Christine O. Clagett of Accokeek, MD died February 15, 2017. Christine came from Kansas to work for the Navy Department during WWII. She then worked for Emerson-Orme Car Dealership where she met her husband, Manning. She went on to spend the 50 years as the Office Manager with Clagett Realty and raising her family....
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Robert Lee “Bob” Gibson Sr., 77

Robert Lee “Bob” Gibson Sr., 77

Robert Lee “Bob” Gibson Sr. of Bel Alton/La Plata, Maryland, died peacefully on February 14, 2017 at Restore Health in White Plains. He was 77 years old. Born on July 29, 1939 in Takoma Park, MD, he was the son of the late Dorothy Harper-Gibson and Joseph William Gibson, Sr. Mr. Gibson owned and...
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Joel Nathan Wilson, 23

Joel Nathan Wilson, 23

Joel Nathan Wilson, 23, of Waldorf, MD died on February 14, 2017. Joel was a Steamfitter with the Local #602 Steamfitters Union. He loved skateboarding on his longboard and snowboarding. He had earned his 2nd Tae Kwon Do Black Belt. He took great pride in his new truck, which was loud and flashy. Joel...
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David Troy Langley “Toby”, 73

David Troy Langley “Toby”, 73

David Troy Langley “Toby”, 73, of Great Mills, MD passed away in Great Mills, MD. Born on March 20, 1943, in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Sarah Alberta Langley and Philip Neal Langley. Toby is survived by his siblings: Agnes Tippett, and Charles (Nookie) Langley. He was preceded in death...
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Clara Mae Thomas, 90

Clara Mae Thomas, 90

Clara Mae Thomas, 90, of Hollywood, MD passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 13, 2017 in Solomon’s, MD. Born on April 9, 1926 in Hollywood. She was the daughter of the late Mary Beatrice Wallace Mattingly and Albert Lee Mattingly. Clara was the loving wife of the late Robert Lee Thomas...
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Waltraud Marguerite Nelson, 80

Waltraud Marguerite Nelson, 80

Waltraud Marguerite Nelson, 80, of Great Mills, MD passed away February 15, 2017 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC with her husband at her side. She was born on September 19, 1936 in Germany to the late Michael and Genoveva Henges Orth. In 1957 she married her beloved husband, Charles Henry Nelson...
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Judith Rosemary Rubcich, 74

Judith Rosemary Rubcich, 74, of Hollywood, MD passed away on February 15, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 17, 1942 in Washington, D.C. to the late Charles W. Ellis and Edith I. Fennell. Judith was an excellent and personable car saleswoman. She was tenacious...
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Lottie Bernice Seger, 80

Lottie Bernice Seger, 80

Lottie Bernice Seger, 80, of Brandywine, MD passed away February 15, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD. Born September 8, 1936 in Pender County, North Carolina she was the daughter of Pearlie English and Nina Welch English. She came to Maryland with her parents in 1950. There she...
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Lorraine Agnes Noonan Boyd, 93

Lorraine Agnes Noonan Boyd, 93

Lorraine Agnes Noonan Boyd, 93, of Chaptico, MD died on February 14, 2017, at her home, Chaptico Manor, in Chaptico, Maryland. She was the daughter of the late James Joseph Noonan and Esther Walbor Redman Noonan and was born in Washington, DC on February 18, 1923. Mrs. Boyd attended Eastern High School and George...
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John “Jack” O’Brien, 52

John “Jack” O’Brien, 52

John “Jack” O’Brien, 52 of Hollywood, MD, died February 13, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. He was born October 7, 1964 in Abington, PA to the late Roger J. O’Brien and Catherine McDevitt O’Brien. Jack was raised in Warminster, PA until he moved to St. Mary’s County in 2007....
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Vincent A. Lentini, 77

Vincent A. Lentini, 77

Vincent A. Lentini, age 77, peacefully entered into eternal rest at his home in Leonardtown, Maryland on Sunday, February 12, 2017. He was born on August 22, 1939 in Auburn, New York to Antonio and Eleanor Lentini and moved with his family to Atlanta, Georgia when he was 13 years old. It was there...
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Mary Ann Brewer, 74

Mary Ann Brewer, 74

Maryann Brewer, 74, of Aquasco, MD passed away on February 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. Born on June 11, 1942 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Charles L. Thorne II and the late Mary Ruth Raffo Gaudia. Maryann loved riding horses, hand dancing, riding motorcycles, and shooting pool. She was...
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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in La Plata

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in La Plata

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at approximately 4:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and car in La Plata. The accident occurred on Route 301 in the area of Sadie Lane and Fairgrounds Road. One fatality has been reported. Troopers from the Maryland State Police La...
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Dine Out During Calvert County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week

Dine Out During Calvert County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week

Calvert County’s eclectic restaurants will showcase their creative cookery and offer delicious and budget-friendly deals during the fifth annual Restaurant Week Feb. 17-26. Coordinated by the Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Calvert County Restaurant Week will feature restaurants that draw on the region’s bounty to offer unique dining experiences. Whether your favorite fare...
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VIDEO: Two Construction Workers Flown Out After Wall Collapses in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Two Construction Workers Flown Out After Wall Collapses in Lexington Park

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at approximately 10:35 a.m., Emergency personnel responded to the AMC Loews movie theater on FDR Blvd, in Lexington Park, for a report of people trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two male construction workers trapped under debris after an interior wall collapsed on them. Firefighters worked for over an...
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Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Now Accepting Online Donations

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Now Accepting Online Donations

The Charlotte Hall Veterans Home is excited to announce they now accept ONLINE donations! All donations go to their Veterans Assistance Fund, which is used to assist the residents as their needs arise such as dental and optometry costs, Final Honors arrangements, personal care items, various sponsorship projects, and activities in and outside the home....
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Two Suspended Prince George’s County Police Indicted by Grand Jury

Two Suspended Prince George’s County Police Indicted by Grand Jury

Two Prince George’s County Police officers were indicted by a grand jury on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The officers are charged in separate incidents. Corporal George Merkel faces charges of misconduct in office and second degree assault. The allegation involves conduct in September of 2016 while the officer was on duty. The Internal Affairs...
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Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 9:25 p.m., firefighters from the Naval District Patuxent River Fire Department were alerted to the report of a vehicle fire on Greenview Pkwy, in Great Mills. Crews arrived on scene to discover a SUV fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire. No injuries...
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Somers Students, Staff Shoot Hoops for a Great Cause

Somers Students, Staff Shoot Hoops for a Great Cause

Students and staff at Milton M. Somers Middle School battled each other on the basketball court last week to benefit the American Heart Association’s Hoops For Heart program. Students could donate a minimum of $2 to the cause and earn a chance to play basketball against a team of teachers. Students were able to...
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