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8 Month Old Baby Boy Killed in Dog Attack in Lusby

8 Month Old Baby Boy Killed in Dog Attack in Lusby

On Thursday, March 23, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. Calvert County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Prancer Court in Lusby for a report of a dog attack. Deputies arrived within one minute of the initial call.  Deputies learned that a family friend was watching an 8 month old baby boy when the family dog...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, at approximately 9:00 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Radio Station Road and Audie Lane in La Plata for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a passenger car and an unloaded school bus. A preliminary investigation revealed the bus was traveling...
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Scratch-off Win Helps Waldorf Man Swing into Spring

Scratch-off Win Helps Waldorf Man Swing into Spring

A $10,000 win on a Maryland Lottery scratch-off that happened on the last day of winter gave a Waldorf man two reasons to celebrate. Just the knowledge that the first day of spring was mere hours away gave many area residents cause to smile. Add the win on a 50x The Cash scratch-off to...
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White Plains Man Arrested in Calvert County After Car Chase

White Plains Man Arrested in Calvert County After Car Chase

On Thursday, March 23, 2017 at approximately 12:51 a.m. Deputy Vincent O’Donnell of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a 2009 Dodge Charger in the area of Maryland Route 4 and Dares Beach Road. Deputy O’Donnell identified the driver as Carlton Llewellyn Chase III, 27, of White Plains.  A check of his license revealed...
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Deputies in Charles County Apprehend Suspect in Attempted Robbery Case

Deputies in Charles County Apprehend Suspect in Attempted Robbery Case

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at approximately 1:20 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Smallwood Village shopping center in Waldorf for the report of an attempted robbery. Investigation showed the suspect approached the victim as she was walking in the parking lot and attempted to grab her purse from...
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Letter to the Editor: Celebrate the Legacy of Community Leader and Advocate, Annette Funn

Letter to the Editor: Celebrate the Legacy of Community Leader and Advocate, Annette Funn

The lives and contributions of some people continue to sparkle long after they pass from this world. My friend and colleague, Annette Jones Funn, was just such a person. A model of public service, her legacy will live on, enrich Calvert County, and inspire young and old alike for decades to come. Please join...
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Middle School Students Participate in National Week at the Labs

Middle School Students Participate in National Week at the Labs

More than 75 students of four Charles County middle schools headed to Naval Air Warfare Center — Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) — better known as Pax River — earlier this month to take part in National Week at the Labs activities. Organized by Pax River’s Educational Outreach Office, the program was launched in 2016 as...
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Maryland DNR Partners with St. Mary’s County and U.S. Navy on Waterfront Property

Maryland DNR Partners with St. Mary’s County and U.S. Navy on Waterfront Property

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that the Board of Public Works unanimously approved the acquisition of 163 acres in St. Mary’s County to provide for the development of both active and passive recreational opportunities, and critically-important water access to the Patuxent River. The property, known as the Snow Hill Farm, will...
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Board Approves Billingsley Elementary School for New School Name

Board Approves Billingsley Elementary School for New School Name

Billingsley Elementary School is the name of the next Charles County Public elementary school, planned to open at the start of the 2018-19 school year. The new school brings the total number of elementary schools in Charles County to 22 and will be built off Billingsley Road in White Plains. With a vote of...
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Health Department to Begin Limited Seasonal Perc Testing

Health Department to Begin Limited Seasonal Perc Testing

Due to seasonal groundwater levels, St. Mary’s County Health Department will begin wet season perc testing for lower terrace soil types on or about March 27, 2017.  Perc testing for all other soil types (upland areas) will begin if and when water tables reach normal wet season range. Perc test applications received since April...
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Mary Alice Wingo, 76

Mary Alice Wingo, 76

Mary Alice Wingo, 76, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on March 19, 2017. Born on February 18, 1941 in Beckley, W. VA. To the late Clarence J. Meadows and Mildred Thompson. Mary is also predeceased by a Brother, Clarence Meadows. Mary is survived by her Husband, Kenneth Wing. Sons, Noel E. Profit (Krista),...
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Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84

Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84

Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84, of La Plata, MD formerly of Fort Washington, MD passed away on Saturday March 18, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD. Born in Clintwood, VA she was a daughter of the late Henry S. and Dixie (Puckett) Edwards. She was the beloved wife of the late Troy A....
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Joanna Catharina Smith, 94,

Joanna Catharina Smith, 94,

Joanna Catharina Smith, 94, of Clinton, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Joanna was predeceased by her husband, Sherman Coe Smith. She is survived by her children, James S. Smith (Lilly) and Linda M. Worthington (Dan). She was a loving grandmother to: Kristine M. Thomas (Mike),...
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Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80

Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80

Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80, of Leonardtown, MD died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home unexpectedly from natural causes. Teresa Adoremarie Summers Kane was born March 7, 1937, in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late Charles Farren Summers and Helen Antonio Summers. She was united in marriage to James Alfred Kane, Sr. on...
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Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67

Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67

Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67, of Brandywine, Maryland passed away on March 16, 2017 in Clinton, Maryland. Born on May 6, 1949, he was the son of the late Perry Leroy Horsman and the late Annie Scott Horsman. Stonewall worked as a carpenter, retiring in 2007. He enjoyed watching sports on TV, especially the Dallas...
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Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77

Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77

Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77, of Waldorf, MD passed away on March 15, 2017. He was the son of the late Grady Model Maxwell and the late Josie Pack Maxwell. Prentice was born in Smithville, TN on May 5, 1939. Prentice worked as an Assistant Superintendent of the House Document Room for the U.S. House...
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Michelle McBride, 52

Michelle McBride, 52

Michelle McBride, 52, of Hollywood, MD passed away March 14, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., with her loving family at her side. She was born September 21, 1964 in Binghamton, NY to Mary Jacqueline Mills of Binghamton, NY and the late Richard Mills. Michelle earned her Associate of Arts degree...
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Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87, of Ridge, MD, passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 3, 1929 in Chaptico, MD, he was the son of the late Rose Alice Suite Russell, and George Clayton Russell. Martin was the loving husband of Minnie Josephine Courtney Russell, whom he married on August...
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Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71 of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Valley Lee, MD passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 1, 1946 in Drayden, MD, she was the daughter of the late Sara Perry Adams, and George Thomas Adams. Linda was the loving wife of the late James Rudolph Pilkerton...
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Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89, took the hand of our Lord in the early morning hours of Friday, March 17, 2017. To his grandchildren he was known as Pop Pop. For over 30 years he was a resident of Glen Burnie, MD and lived in Hollywood, MD for the last 20 years. Butch was...
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Speeding Leads to Cocaine Arrest for Prince Frederick Woman

Speeding Leads to Cocaine Arrest for Prince Frederick Woman

On Friday, March 17, 2017, Deputy T. Mohler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office assisted Deputy J. Hollinger on a traffic stop at Solomon’s Island Road/Oakland Hall Road for a vehicle speeding over the posted limit. The driver, Taylor White, 24, of Prince Frederick, did not have a valid driver’s license. A search of...
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Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

On Monday, March 13, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy D. Naughton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Chisolm Trail, in Lusby, that was being operated with an obstructed windshield. He made contact with two (2) occupants, one of which was found to...
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Lusby Woman Charged with Possession of Crack After Traffic Stop

Lusby Woman Charged with Possession of Crack After Traffic Stop

On Monday, March 13, 2017, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Deputy T. Holt of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was speeding in the area of Gunsmoke Trail/Longbow Lane, in Lusby. Deputy S. Moran and his K9 partner arrived on the scene and received a positive alert on...
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Glen Burnie Man Wins Huge Prize on Last Scratch-off on Roll

Glen Burnie Man Wins Huge Prize on Last Scratch-off on Roll

A Glen Burnie man who purchased the last $10 50x The Cash ticket on the roll is $50,000 richer today. Weeks after his win, Iobal Singh was still smiling when he claimed his prize at Lottery headquarters in Baltimore! Iobal and his brother were in 7-Eleven #11533 in Glen Burnie when the lucky winner...
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New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

The Maryland Park Service’s reservation system is transitioning to a new website — parkreservations.maryland.gov — starting at 9 a.m. April 3, 2017. To allow for a smooth transition, the online reservation system will be unavailable from March 28 to April 2. During that time, existing park reservations will be transferred to the new system. Walk-in...
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