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Wednesday’s Pet is Rudy

Wednesday’s Pet is Rudy

Wednesday’s Pet for 4/16/14 is Rudy Featured Pet: Rudy Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Rudy is a 7-year-old sweet male beagle that is in need of a forever home. He was lucky enough at the...
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Virginia Man Arrested for Possession of Methamphetamines

Virginia Man Arrested for Possession of Methamphetamines

On April 12 at 9:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office received information that Charles Innis Garber, 35, of Virginia was at a house in the 13000 block of Hill Road in Cobb Island and was possibly in possession of a gun. Officers also learned Garber had an open warrant for failing...
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Peggy Ann Barlett, 76

Peggy Ann Barlett, 76 of Hollywood, MD died April 13, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. Born March 1, 1938 in Alcoa, TN, she was the daughter of the late Freeman Aneli Billings and Maggie Elizabeth Baker Billings. Peggy was a bookkeeper for Dan Rawlings Accounting until her retirement in 2002....
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Constance (Connie) Jean Clark, 68

Constance (Connie) Jean Clark, 68

Constance (Connie) Jean Clark, 68 of Brandywine, MD passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was born in West Virginia, on February 3, 1946 to the late Thelma G. Moore. Connie graduated from Gwynn Park High School in 1966 and went on to marry the love of her life, the late Chester...
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Huntingtown Teen Headed to National Fifrefighter Competition in Missouri

Huntingtown Teen Headed to National Fifrefighter Competition in Missouri

On Saturday April 5, 2014 Huntingtown VFD member, Gabriel Robinson participated in a state-wide firefighting competition in Anne Arundel County. Gabriel has been a junior member of the Huntingtown department for the past year and is currently a student in the Calvert County High School cadet program. Students in this curriculum leave school early every...
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Celebrate Spring with the Sound of Sun Boxes

Celebrate Spring with the Sound of Sun Boxes

Join Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum for a special art installation. This one-time event will feature artist Craig Colorusso’s signature Sun Boxes, a sound installation consisting of twenty speakers powered by solar panels. The Sun Boxes will be onsite at JPPM on Saturday, May 3, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This event is...
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Ruble Named National Junior College Athletic Association Vice President

Ruble Named National Junior College Athletic Association Vice President

The College of Southern Maryland Lead Director of Student Life and Athletics Michelle Ruble was elected second vice president for women of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) beginning in August for two years. Ruble is the eighth individual to hold this position since 1975 when the NJCAA became the nation’s first co-ed...
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Sign up now for the 2014 Tot Olympics Games

Sign up now for the 2014 Tot Olympics Games

Magnify your Olympic spirit and watch as your toddler brings their Olympic dream to life. Register your tot for the 2014 Tot Olympics Games event on Saturday, May 10 at Westlake High School (3300 Middletown Road, Waldorf) from 10 a.m. to noon. Opening ceremonies start promptly at 10 a.m. Fun-filled events for children ages...
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11 Year Old Juvenile Charged With First Degree Arson in Charles County

11 Year Old Juvenile Charged With First Degree Arson in Charles County

On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, a male juvenile was witnessed pouring ignitable liquid on the rear deck of a residence on Cedar Lane, in Newburg. The juvenile was approached by a neighbor prior to a fire being ignited. The incident was then reported to authorities on April 11th. An 11 year old male juvenile...
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La Plata Volunteer Fire Department Rescue Man From Roof After Fall

La Plata Volunteer Fire Department Rescue Man From Roof After Fall

On Sunday April 13, 2014 firefighters from the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department responded to Hawkins Gate Road in La Plata for a high angle rescue. Units responded to the scene for a male subject who had fallen from a second story roof onto a single story garage roof. Crews stabilized and packaged the...
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UPDATE: Shots Fired Being Investigated in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Shots Fired Being Investigated in Lexington Park

UPDATE – Official Statement from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office: Deputies responded to the area of Columbus Drive for the report of shots fired. On arrival, Corporal Corcoran located several spent shell casings. A suspect was developed during the investigation. Case remains open. ___ This is the third report of shots fried in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs from 4/9/14 to 4/15/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs from 4/9/14 to 4/15/14

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents. 4-9-14 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE – A victim, who resides on Army Navy Drive in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Maletto. Case #19268-14 4-9-14 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE – A...
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Car Fire in Morganza

Car Fire in Morganza

On Friday, April 11, 2014, at approximately 5:30p.m., firefighters from the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department were alerted for an auto fire on Point Lookout Road in the area of St. Josephs Church in Morganza. Crews arrived on scene to find a car fully involved in flames on the shoulder of Point Lookout Road. Units...
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Francis McQuire Herbert, 66

Francis McQuire Herbert, 66

Francis McQuire Herbert, 66 of Avenue, MD, departed this life peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on April 12, 2014. Francis was born on July 17, 1947 in Leonardtown, MD, to the late Joseph Harry and Martha Katherine Herbert. Francis was baptized in the Catholic faith. He was a life-long parishioner of Holy Angels Catholic...
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Carol Eaton Named Agnes Meyer Award Winner

Carol Eaton Named Agnes Meyer Award Winner

Gale-Bailey Elementary School first-grade teacher Carol Eaton was introduced to teaching when she was an elementary school student. A teacher at her school took a leave of absence and Eaton, who was a fourth grader at the time, was asked to assist the substitute during reading lessons for first graders. She said although she...
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2013 Gold Star Award Winners Announced

2013 Gold Star Award Winners Announced

The St. Mary’s County Health Department presented Gold Star certificates to 26 food service facilities who achieved superior food safety standards during 2013 at an awards ceremony held April 9th in Leonardtown. Dr. Meena Brewster, Health Officer, presented the awards. St. Mary’s County Commissioner President Jack Russell and Robin Finnacom, Acting Director at the...
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Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Hosts 6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Hosts 6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is holding its 6th annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction on April 26, 2014 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church on Solomon’s Island. Event begins at 6:30 pm, will end at 9:00 pm. Ticket price is $25.00 per person. You may purchase tickets at our Restore in...
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Two Juveniles Charged with Arson at Lexington Park School

Two Juveniles Charged with Arson at Lexington Park School

Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged two male youths, ages 13 & 14, after an incident involving a fire inside the boys restroom at Esparanza Middle School in Lexington Park. The 11:00 a.m. fire was quickly extinguished by the students after they ignited paper combustibles in a urinal and trashcan. Investigators determined the damage...
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Sotterley Farmer’s Market Date Change

Sotterley Farmer’s Market Date Change

Good Afternoon from Sotterley Plantation! Due to the wild winter our farmers need some extra growing time, therefore our NEW START DATE for the Sotterley Farmer’s Market will be Saturday, May 24th, 2014! Please help us to spread the word to the public. Many Thanks! DATE CHANGE! New Start Date: Saturday, MAY 24th, 2014!...
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Tractor Trailer Fire in California

Tractor Trailer Fire in California

On April 12, 2014 units from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 21600 block of Bean Family Lane, in California for the report of a tractor trailer on fire. Once on the scene firefighters were able to control the blaze within five minutes. The fire began in the engine compartment of...
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Accident in Huntingtown Sends Three People to Area Hospital

Accident in Huntingtown Sends Three People to Area Hospital

On Monday April 14, 2014 at approximately  8:45a.m., members from the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad were alerted for the auto accident at Lower Marlboro Road & Lower Marlboro Court, in Huntingtown. The Huntingtown Volunteers arrived on location of a 3 vehicle accident with one patient trapped. Rescue workers were able to remove...
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5K Fun Run/Walk & Dog Walk

5K Fun Run/Walk & Dog Walk

Put on your running shoes and enjoy a nice run on the waterfront and forested trails of Greenwell State Park. Or, bring your dog for a fun walk on a pet-only designated trail. All proceeds benefit the Greenwell Foundation’s Therapeutic riding Program and Smiles for Life. Saturday, June 7, 9am – 2pm Pavilion, Greenwell...
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Pearl Patricia Thompson, 78

Pearl Patricia Thompson, 78

Pearl Patricia Thompson, 78 of Mechanicsville passed away Sunday, April, 13, 2013 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Born on March, 31, 1936 in Washington D.C., she was the daughter of the late John Everett Winfield and Doris Chester Winfield. She is preceded in death by her husband...
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Donald Gunby Keeton, 90

Donald Gunby Keeton, 90

Donald Gunby Keeton, 90 of Colonial Beach, VA and formerly of Benedict, MD passed away on April 11, 2014 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA. He was born on July 17, 1923 in Arkansas to the late James Franklin Keeton and the late Hellen McHenry. Donald served with the Air Force during WWII. Later...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools Summer Registration is Open

St. Mary’s County Public Schools Summer Registration is Open

St. Mary’s County Public Schools is pleased to announce the registration period for the 2014 Summer Activities is now open. Registration for the summer programs will be open between April 1, 2014 and May 30, 2014. The summer Fine Arts Camps are for students completing grades 3 – 8. The goal of this program...
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