Monthly Archives: November 2014

George Ralph Clayton, Sr.

George Ralph Clayton, Sr.

George Ralph Clayton, Sr. was born to Ross Edward Clayton and Hattie Mae Clayton (nee Blackwell) of St. George Island, MD on October 15, 1928. He departed this life on November 27, 2014 at his residence in Piney Point, MD. George Ralph Clayton, Sr. was known as Ralph by all who knew him. He...
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PAX NAS Issues Morning Noise Advisory for Dec. 1-5

PAX NAS Issues Morning Noise Advisory for Dec. 1-5

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place around 8-9 a.m. Dec. 1-5. Pilots at PAX will be training for realistic flight scenarios including Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP). FCLP training is essential for the precision and safety of our military men and women and...
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Mt. Zion Church-Dinner & Bluegrass Show

Mt. Zion Church-Dinner & Bluegrass Show

The Mt. Zion United Methodist Men of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Mechanicsville, MD will host a dinner and Bluegrass show on Saturday December 6, 2014. The dinner will include Chef Carved Top Round with Horse Radish & Dijon Mustard, Marinated Chicken Breast in Olive Oil & Garlic along with a baked potato,...
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Kris Kringle Christmas Market “A Holiday Arts Faire”

Kris Kringle Christmas Market “A Holiday Arts Faire”

As part of the Charles County Holiday Trail, the Second Annual Kris Kringle Christmas Market will be held at the Charles County Fairgrounds, 8440 Fairground Road, La Plata, on Friday, December 5, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, and on Saturday, December 6, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. Admission is one non-perishable food item...
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Mary Ethel Barrows, 90

Mary Ethel Barrows, 90

Mary Ethel Barrows, 90 of Charlotte Hall, MD and formerly of Bryantown, MD and Selbyville, DE passed away on November 25, 2014 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. She was born on February 10, 1924 in Benedict, MD to the late Francis L. Stonestreet and the late Annie (Goldsmith) Stonestreet. While raising her children, Mary...
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Melanie Faye Churchwell, 52

Melanie Faye Churchwell, 52

Melanie Faye Churchwell, 52 of Waldorf, MD passed away on November 25, 2014 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She was born on October 20, 1962 in Ruleville, MS to Johnnie Churchwell, Sr. and Maxine (Wilson) Churchwell. Melanie enjoyed being around friends and family, helping others, cross stitching and baking. She loved her family and...
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Drug Indictments and Arrests for St. Mary’s County

Drug Indictments and Arrests for St. Mary’s County

Thyris Malissa Brown, 42 of Great Mills was indicted by St. Mary’s County Grand Jurors and subsequently charged with “Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute”. The charges stem from a search warrant executed by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Vice/Narcotics Division on her home where a significant quantity of cocaine was...
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Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 11/28/14

Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 11/28/14

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Anthony Damte Brown, 32, of Waldorf. Brown currently has seven outstanding warrants charging him with failure to appear for violating an ex-parte order, failure to appear for not paying child support, non support of a child, driving without...
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Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting in Leonardtown

Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting in Leonardtown

Ring in the holiday season on Friday, November 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with Leonardtown’s Annual “Christmas on the Square” and “Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony” held on Washington Street in the Leonardtown Square. Event activities begin at 5:00 p.m. and include holiday music, rides, an ice sculpture demonstration, a petting zoo, live...
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Solomons Christmas Walk – December 5th and 6th

Solomons Christmas Walk – December 5th and 6th

Stroll the luminaria lit streets and begin your holiday celebrations with the annual Solomons Christmas Walk on Friday, December 5, and Saturday, December 6, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In addition to all of the attractions on the island, from Annmarie Garden in Lights to the ever-popular lighted boat parade, the Calvert Marine...
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Lexington Park man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Lexington Park man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

On November 14, 2014, Deputy Lawrence of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Sheetz located in California, for a disorderly subject. Store management alleged the subject ordered food and was refusing to pay for it. Deputy Lawrence contacted suspect Terence Darnell English, 31, of Lexington Park, who was yelling at people...
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Walmart Employee Arrested for Theft of Over $9,000 in iPhones

Walmart Employee Arrested for Theft of Over $9,000 in iPhones

On November 18, 2014, Corporal M.Rogers of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Walmart in California for a reported theft. Investigation revealed an employee identified as Adonnis Oneal Barber. 19, of Great Mills, stole several iPhone 6 cellular telephones over a period of 2 weeks. Barber hid the phones in the store then...
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New Job Hunter’s Workshop

New Job Hunter’s Workshop

Is the job hunt wearing you down? Have you found it challenging to navigate the world of online applications and pre-employment screening? Hiring specialist Rich Ball will share useful tips for networking and getting the needed “edge” when it comes to applying and interviewing for jobs. Please register to attend the New Job Hunters...
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Maryland General Assembly Student Page Program

Maryland General Assembly Student Page Program

Three senior high school students from St. Mary’s County were selected as student pages for the 2015 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Page Program. The students who will serve as student pages for the 2015 legislative session are: Laurel Ruth Hornbuckle of Leonardtown High School and Kristen Miluski of Leonardtown High School. Sarah Carty of...
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Calvert County’s 2014 Business Survey Gets Underway

Calvert County’s 2014 Business Survey Gets Underway

The Calvert County Department of Economic Development launched the 2014 Business Survey today and seeks input from county business owners. Data collected from the survey will be used to support local businesses, enhance the programs and services that are currently available and report trends to the Board of County Commissioners. “This bi-annual survey helps...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Graduate From SWAT School

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Graduate From SWAT School

On November 21, 2014, Deputy Timothy Wesner and Deputy Shane Cameron, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division, graduated from the Baltimore City Police Department SWAT School. “Successfully completing this physically grueling and tactically intense school is among the most prestigious accomplishments of a law enforcement officer’s career. Both of these...
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Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local This Holiday Season

Enjoy the unique flair and merchandise offered by Calvert County’s small businesses by shopping locally during Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29 and throughout the holiday season. When you shop at Calvert County’s small businesses the bulk of the money you spend and most of your taxes stay local too. While you’re shopping, take time...
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Bayside Chevrolet Donates $7,200 to End Hunger in Calvert County

Bayside Chevrolet Donates $7,200 to End Hunger in Calvert County

Bayside Auto Group in Prince Frederick donated $7,200 to End Hunger In Calvert County. This donation came from their month long fundraiser to support the organization. For every car sold during the month of October, the dealership donated $50 to feeding local families. This donation will provide 360 meals for Calvert County families. “Back...
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Early Morning Thanksgiving Accident Leads to Fly Out in Great Mills

Early Morning Thanksgiving Accident Leads to Fly Out in Great Mills

On Thursday, November, 27 at approximately 1:10 a.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of a serious accident along Chancellors Run Road in Great Mills. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two vehicle accident with 2 patients reported to be trapped, at the intersection of Chancellors Run Road and Fox...
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One Firefighter Injured in Waldorf House Fire

One Firefighter Injured in Waldorf House Fire

On Friday, November 21, 2014 at approximately 10:45 p.m., firefighters from the Waldorf, La Plata, Bryans Road, Potomac Heights, Accokeek, Baden, Hughesville, and Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Departments were alerted to a reported house fire at 8865 Silverleaf Street in Waldorf. Crews arrived on the scene to discover a two story wood framed house...
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First Maryland Horse History Trail Receives Tourism Award

First Maryland Horse History Trail Receives Tourism Award

The state’s first horse history trail, established and sponsored by the Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB), a program within the Maryland Department of Agriculture, received the “Best Product or Event” Award of 2014 at the annual Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit last week in Ocean City. The horse history trail won in the category...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 11/27/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 11/27/14

During the week of November 17 through November 23 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,516 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link...
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Judges Help Bring Civics to Charles County High School Students

Judges Help Bring Civics to Charles County High School Students

On Tuesday, December 2, judges from Maryland’s courts will join in an effort to help students learn about law and society. During the Civics and Law Academy that day, Charles County high school students will join with judges and other legal professionals to discuss a variety of topics, including juvenile rights, criminal law, free...
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Nominate a Parent Volunteer for State Recognition

Nominate a Parent Volunteer for State Recognition

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) recently announced the Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award (PIMA) program for 2015. The annual award recognizes parents and guardians whose contributions have led to improvements in Maryland public schools. The award was created by MSDE to highlight the positive impact parents have on public schools and to...
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Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum to Host Wreath Workshops

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum to Host Wreath Workshops

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, (JPPM) in St. Leonard, MD, will host a Holiday Wreath making workshop. Plant materials from the estate gardens of Point Farm, located on the grounds of JPPM, will be used to create the wreath. The materials will include magnolia, boxwood, holly, pine, pine cones and magnolia seed pods. Finishing...
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