Monthly Archives: November 2015

Chesapeake Public Charter School Open Enrollment December 1-31, 2015

Chesapeake Public Charter School Open Enrollment December 1-31, 2015

The Chesapeake Public Charter School (CPCS) Open Enrollment  will take place in December 2015. Two parent information sessions will be held at the school on December 1st from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. and December 10th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. for prospective families. Applications are available on the school website (http://schools.smcps.org/cpcs) and can be...
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Car Chase Interrupts Sobriety Checkpoint Conducted in Calvert County Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Car Chase Interrupts Sobriety Checkpoint Conducted in Calvert County Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

On November 25, 2015 members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint along Maryland Rt. 231 in the area of Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. The checkpoint began at 6:38p.m. and had to be temporarily suspended at 7:13p.m. due to a vehicle pursuit that stemmed from a vehicle evading the checkpoint....
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Edward W. Robeson, 81

Edward W. Robeson, 81, passed away suddenly on September 29, 2015, at his home is Lusby. He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy, and stepchildren, Scott Smith and Lynnette Greenhut (FL) and her children Hannah (IN) and Jarrett (FL). Ed is also survived by his loving ex-daughter-in-law, Nancy Robeson (CA) and her son...
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Frank William Baines, 30

Frank William Baines, 30

Frank William Baines, 30 of Lusby, MD passed away suddenly at his home on November 26, 2015. He was born on August 23, 1985 in Norfolk, VA to Frank Baines and Darshell Glee-Baines. Most of Frank’s years were spent in Maryland, where he played baseball. Frank was well known for his skills as a...
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19-Year-Old Student Arrested After Fight at Great Mills High School

19-Year-Old Student Arrested After Fight at Great Mills High School

On November 18, 2015, Deputy C. Hartzell of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a classroom at Great Mills High School, for the report of a fight. The suspect, DaVayus Alex Young, 19 of Great Mills, was involved a verbal altercation with another student during class, which escalated to a physical fight....
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Calvert Co. Murder Investigation Continues After Five Years – Reward Still Offered For Information

Calvert Co. Murder Investigation Continues After Five Years – Reward Still Offered For Information

Maryland State Police homicide investigators are not giving up in their investigation to identify the person or persons responsible for the death of a Calvert County woman who was found murdered in her car near Lusby five years ago today. The body of Sandra R. Long, 41, of the 11000-block of H.G. Trueman Road,...
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Three Indicted on Drug Distribution Charges in St. Mary’s County

Three Indicted on Drug Distribution Charges in St. Mary’s County

Javar Charles Nolan and his twin brother, Lamar Kevin Jarel Nolan, both 28 of Mechanicsville, were indicted by St. Mary’s County Grand Jurors and charged for “Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute” following the execution of search and seizure warrants executed by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Vice/Narcotics Division. Suspect Lamar Nolan received...
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Traffic Stop Results in Gun Charges for Lexington Park Man

Traffic Stop Results in Gun Charges for Lexington Park Man

On November 12, 2015, while conducting surveillance in the area of Great Mills Road and FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, Deputy Cole of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle fail to come to a complete stop. Subsequently, a traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle. During the traffic stop, the deputy...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at California Walmart

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at California Walmart

On November 14, 2015, Deputy J. Vezzosi of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to to the Walmart on Miramar Way in California, for the report of a theft. The suspect, Stacey Michelle Lowe-Graves, age 44, of Lexington Park, attempted to exit the store without paying for merchandise. Lowe-Graves was placed under arrest and transported...
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Mechanicsville Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at California Walmart

Mechanicsville Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at California Walmart

On November 13, 2015, Deputy T. Wesner of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart on Miramar Way in California, for the report of a theft. The suspect, Karin Jeanne Kless, 40 of Mechanicsville, attempted to exit the store without paying for merchandise. Further investigation revealed, Kless opened packages of merchandise...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 11/30/2015 to 12/4/2015

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 11/30/2015 to 12/4/2015

During the week of November 30 – December 4, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School The cameras operate Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Violators must be traveling...
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Annmarie to Host Four Indoor Holiday Markets

Annmarie to Host Four Indoor Holiday Markets

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will host four indoor Holiday Maker’s Markets on December 4 & 5 and 11 & 12, 2:00-9:00pm each day. Buy local this season at one of Annmarie’s new indoor Markets featuring a wide variety of gift options. Each Market will feature a different selection of artists and craftspeople...
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Pipe Replacement to Shut Down Wildewood Parkway

Pipe Replacement to Shut Down Wildewood Parkway

The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation has issued a permit to perform a Pipe Replacement Project associated with the Wildewood development. In order to complete the work, Wildewood Parkway is scheduled to be closed on or about December 9, 2015 for approximately two (2) days. The roadway will be closed south of Wildewood...
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Second Annual Touchdown for Tots Toy Drive is December 6

Second Annual Touchdown for Tots Toy Drive is December 6

Attention Washington Redskins (and Dallas Cowboy) Fans: You DO NOT want to miss this opportunity! Come to the Greene Turtle in Prince Frederick on Sunday, December 6, 2015 to meet Hall of Famers Chris Hanburger of the Washington Redskins and Danny White of the Dallas Cowboys. The theme for this year’s Annual Touchdown for...
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Shirley Jean Garner, 77

Shirley Jean Garner, 77

Shirley Jean Garner, 77 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away November 27, 2015 in Leonardtown, MD.Born February 19, 1938 in Winston Salem, NC she was the daughter of the late James Eli Tullock and Bessie Mae O’Dell. Shirley had two brothers Charles Dean Tullock and the late Eugene Tullock and three sisters; Lois Overby, Betty Sheets, and...
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Ruth “Ruthie” Elizabeth (Alvey) Chedester

Ruth “Ruthie” Elizabeth (Alvey) Chedester

Ruth “Ruthie” Elizabeth (Alvey) Chedester passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD on 25 November 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on 5 July 1955 to John Aloysius Alvey, Sr. and Ruth Elizabeth (Curry) Alvey. Ruthie graduated from Chopticon High School in 1972. She is survived by her beloved...
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Michael C. Osborn

Michael C. Osborn

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, Michael C. Osborn, passed away peacefully at Georgetown University Hospital. Friends may unite with the family on Tuesday, December 1, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME, 2294 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 2...
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Bonnie Denton Arnold, 74

Bonnie Denton Arnold, 74

Bonnie Denton Arnold, 74 of Broomes Island, Maryland passed away at her home on November 21, 2015. She was born in Broomes Island, Maryland on January 27, 1941 to the late Wilson Edward and E. Lorena Jett Denton. Bonnie is also preceded in death by her sisters Mary Louise Humphreys, Betty Ann Shea and...
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Fatal Crash on Crain Highway at Billingsley Road

Fatal Crash on Crain Highway at Billingsley Road

On Nov. 27 at 5 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Crain Highway and Billingsley Road in White Plains for the report of a motorcycle crash. A preliminary investigation showed the operator of the motorcycle, Warren Marcel Chamber, 32, of Waldorf, was traveling north on Crain Highway when he lost control of his...
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Nighttime Cargo Delivery on US 301 Set for Thursday, December 3

Nighttime Cargo Delivery on US 301 Set for Thursday, December 3

An overnight hauling operation will take place on Thursday, December 3, for the CPV St. Charles Energy Center on Billingsley Road in Charles County. The hauling route extends from the Aqualand Marina in Newburg to White Plains. Coordinated by Roll-Lift USA, a convoy of nearly two dozen trucks will move the large cargo to...
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Seven Students Sent to SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference

Seven Students Sent to SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference

The Robert D. Stethem Educational Center sent seven students to the recent SkillsUSA Maryland Annual Fall Leadership Conference, November 5-6, 2015 in Ocean City with a record-breaking four hundred and sixty three (463) students and advisors representing twenty-two (22) chapters and fifteen (15) local school systems. Attending the leadership conference is one of the...
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Ruiz Earns UMD Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship

Ruiz Earns UMD Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship

College of Southern Maryland alumna Kayla Ruiz, of California, was awarded the University of Maryland Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship (TAES) which covers full tuition for four consecutive semesters. The scholarship, the most prestigious offered to transfer students, is awarded to students who earned an associate degree with a grade point average of 3.5 or...
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Another Possible Overdose Reported in St. Mary’s County

Another Possible Overdose Reported in St. Mary’s County

On Friday, November 27, 2015, at approximately 2:40 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, a Maryland State Trooper and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the Sheetz in Great Mills, at the intersection of Point Lookout Road and Great Mills Road for the report of an unconscious male in the bathroom. A witness on scene...
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Sheriff Tim Cameron Announces Maximum Deployment Operation

Sheriff Tim Cameron Announces Maximum Deployment Operation

On Friday, November 27, 2015, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be out in full force beginning with a roll call in the Walmart parking lot located in California, MD. Sheriff Cameron and the men and women of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will have an increased presence in around shopping areas,...
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Sights and Sounds of the Holidays on Main Street La Plata for Small Business Saturday

Sights and Sounds of the Holidays on Main Street La Plata for Small Business Saturday

La Plata Business Association (LPBA) announces the arts and entertainment schedule at the Shop La Plata celebration on Small Business Saturday® to be held on Nov. 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in historic downtown La Plata, Maryland. Start your holiday season off right with hundreds of joyful shoppers and families to enjoy...
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