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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at approximately 5:50 am, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Maryland Route 4 and Lower Marlboro Road, in Owings, for a Motor Vehicle Collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Toyota Highlander, being operated by Tania Hernandez of Baltimore, was traveling north on Maryland Route 4. Witnesses...
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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

On Friday, April 28, 2017 at approximately 6:05 p.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Maryland Route 4 and Mt Harmony Road, in Owings, for a motor vehicle collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Honda Accord, being operated by a subject from Landover, was attempting to make a...
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Pax River Sailors Join ‘Friends’ to Clean Up State Park

Pax River Sailors Join ‘Friends’ to Clean Up State Park

A group of Sailors from NAS Patuxent River joined high school and community volunteers for a Friends of St. Clements Bay cleanup effort at Newtowne Neck State Park in Leonardtown April 8. Sailors arrived around 8:30 a.m. and worked past noon cutting and removing rusted wire fencing and trash to help clean up a...
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Lynn Irene (Peaire) Brinkley, 66

Lynn Irene (Peaire) Brinkley, 66

Lynn Irene (Peaire) Brinkley, 66, of Port Republic, MD suddenly passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. She was born September 10, 1950 in Washington, DC. She was raised in Hillside, MD and graduated from Central High School in 1968. In her younger years, Lynn was active in the Hillside Fire Department and Majorettes. She...
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David “Dave” Bradley Mariner, 58

David “Dave” Bradley Mariner, 58

David “Dave” Bradley Mariner, 58 of Cobb Island, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He was born March 19, 1959 in Sioux City, IA. Dave graduated in 1978 from Homestead High in Cupertino, CA. He moved from California to Maryland in 1998. Dave had a long and successful sales career retiring in...
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Sandra Kay Graves, 57

Sandra Kay Graves, 57

Sandra Kay Graves, age 57 of Brandywine, Maryland, went home to be with the Lord, after a courageous battle with cancer,on April 25, 2017 at her residence with Hospice. Sandra was a Financial Specialist for 31 years with the EPA (U.S. Government). She loved trips to Myrtle Beach and Disney World. She also enjoyed...
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Carroll “Chuck” Edwin Rawlings, 75

Carroll “Chuck” Edwin Rawlings, 75

Carroll “Chuck” Edwin Rawlings, 75 of Waldorf, MD passed away on April 22, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Chuck was born on May 10, 1941 in Washington, DC to the late Robert Edwin and Louise Fannie (Everhart) Rawlings. He was the CEO/Co-Owner of TBN Associates, Inc. a mechanical insulation and...
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Douglas Lane Case, 57

Douglas Lane Case, 57

Douglas Lane Case of La Plata, Maryland, surrounded by his family, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 morning due to complications from a stroke. He was 57 years old. Doug was born on December 23, 1959 in Gassaway, West Virginia to the late Jenna Lee Case and Donald Lee Case. As a boy,...
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Melvie Brown, 87

Melvie Brown, 87

Melvie Brown, 87, of Lexington Park, MD passed away April 26, 2017 at Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born May 8, 1929 in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, to the late Hubert Green Sr. and Ethel Bailey. Melvie was employed as a friendly waitress who prided herself in excellent customer service before her retirement. She...
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Hazel Marie Everard Martin, 90

Hazel Marie Everard Martin, 90

Hazel Marie Everard Martin, 90, of Lexington Park, MD passed away April 23, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 22, 1926 in New Orleans, LA to the late Joseph Noel Everard and Mildred Alexis Nelson Everard. Hazel was employed as a Home Healthcare Social Worker by San...
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Wayne Edward Willett, Jr., 50

Wayne Edward Willett, Jr., 50

Wayne Edward Willett, Jr., 50, of White Plains, Maryland, died on April 23, 2017 in LaPlata, Maryland. Born on May 30, 1966 at Andrews Air Force Base, he was the son of Carol (Rohme) Willett and the late Wayne E. Willett, Sr. Wayne’s greatest accomplishment was his family. Wayne was so proud of his...
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Colleen Marie Cord, 58

Colleen Marie Cord, 58

Colleen Marie Cord, 58, of Lexington Park, MD passed away April 20, 2017. She was born December 8, 1958 in Prince George’s County, MD to the late Robert John Cord and Mary Evangeline Cord. Colleen earned her Associate of Arts degree from the Community College of Southern Maryland. She was employed as an administrative...
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Donald “Buddy” Buckler Burch, 81

Donald “Buddy” Buckler Burch, 81

Donald “Buddy” Buckler Burch, 81 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on April 25, 2017 at his residence. Born September 25, 1935 in Leonardtown, MD. He was the son of the late F. Elliott Burch, Sr. and Elizabeth. Buddy was the loving husband of Jean Guy Burch, whom he married in St. Joseph’s Catholic...
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James Maximo “Wade” Mayonado, Jr., 54

James Maximo “Wade” Mayonado, Jr., 54

James Maximo “Wade” Mayonado, Jr., 54 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 24, 2017 in Hollywood, MD. Born November 11, 1962 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Elizabeth Mayonado of Hollywood, MD and the late James M. Mayonado, Sr. Wade is survived by his loving wife Mary Oesterling Mayonado, whom he...
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Paul Stephen Damron, 57

Paul Stephen Damron, 57

Paul Stephen Damron, 57, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Wyandotte, MI passed away on April 20, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on April 6, 2017 in Wayne, MI, he was the son of the late Frank and Mirrian Damron. Paul was the loving husband of Erlinda Lauderes Damron, whom he married on...
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Matthew “Wayne” Lyvers, 64

Matthew “Wayne” Lyvers, 64

Matthew “Wayne” Lyvers, 64, of St. Leonard, MD passed away suddenly on April 26, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Born July 13, 1952 in Annapolis, MD, he was the son of the late John Samuel Lyvers, Jr. and Betty Mae (Hallock) Lyvers.  Wayne graduated from Annapolis High School in 1969. He served in the...
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Elizabeth Catherine “Betty” Denisar, 86

Elizabeth Catherine “Betty” Denisar, 86

Elizabeth Catherine “Betty” Denisar, 86, of Lusby, MD passed away on April 25, 2017 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Born July 16, 1930 in Waterbury, CN, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Kaiser and Alice (Cabana) Kaiser. Betty married Don Edward Denisar on April 24, 1975 in Fairfax, VA. Betty is...
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Governor Hogan Proclaims April 23-29 Zika Virus Awareness Week

Governor Hogan Proclaims April 23-29 Zika Virus Awareness Week

As mosquito season approaches, Governor Larry Hogan has issued a proclamation declaring April 23-29 “Zika Virus Disease Awareness Week” in Maryland – a time for residents to take simple but critically important steps to prevent the spread of the mosquitoes that may carry the Zika virus. It is imperative that Maryland residents survey their...
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Charles County Graduations set for June 1-3 in Convocation Center at North Point

Charles County Graduations set for June 1-3 in Convocation Center at North Point

Graduation ceremonies for high school seniors in the Charles County Public Schools Class of 2017 are planned for June 1-3 at the Convocation Center at North Point High School in Waldorf. The ceremony for St. Charles High School is Thursday, June 1. Ceremonies for Thomas Stone, La Plata and North Point high schools are...
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Maryland Releases Total Roadway Death Numbers for 2016

Maryland Releases Total Roadway Death Numbers for 2016

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn today joined top law enforcement officials and traffic-safety advocates to issue a call-to-action to eliminate highway fatalities in Maryland.  Preliminary data collected by MDOT indicates that in 2016, 523 people died in traffic crashes on the state’s roads, up from the 521 who died in...
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Wilhelmina Pugh named 2017 Principal of the Year

Wilhelmina Pugh named 2017 Principal of the Year

At the end of this school year, Wilhelmina Pugh, principal of Malcolm Elementary School, will complete her 37th year working in education and with Charles County Public Schools. From the start of her career, Pugh has worked with the youngest public school learners, focusing her time and talents at the elementary-school level. She leads...
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New Waterfront Park and Regional Headquarters Slated for Calvert County

New Waterfront Park and Regional Headquarters Slated for Calvert County

The Board of Public Works today unanimously approved a Maryland Department of Natural Resources acquisition of 1.83 acres in Calvert County that will consolidate department properties along the Patuxent River for the development of a new waterfront park and regional headquarters. The Program Open Space purchase of the Wildman property rounds out recent department...
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Several Local Agencies Coordinate Active Shooter Response

Several Local Agencies Coordinate Active Shooter Response

Almost daily, news teams cover a threat of an active school shooter, and sometimes those threats become a reality. St. Mary’s County is not immune from this danger. Recognizing that, local agencies collaborated to make preparing for an active shooter or other catastrophic tragedy a priority. On Thursday, March 30, several agencies gathered for...
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Waldorf Air Force Veteran Flying High Over Powerball Win

Waldorf Air Force Veteran Flying High Over Powerball Win

A $100,000 Powerball win has a U.S. Air Force veteran flying sky high with happiness over the prize she describes as “life changing.” For years, the loyal player has budgeted $20 a week to play Powerball and Mega Millions in hopes of someday finding a big win. “This couldn’t have come at a better...
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La Plata Police Department Seeks Public’s Assistance Locating Critical Missing Person

La Plata Police Department Seeks Public’s Assistance Locating Critical Missing Person

The La Plata Police Department is in need of the public’s assistance. Jason Lamont Price 5-10/170 lbs./29 years of age was last seen in the 100 block of Hawthrone Road in La Plata. Anyone with information about Mr. Price’s whereabouts should contact the La Plata Police Department at 301-934-1500 or 301 932-2222.
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