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Larry Joe Penn, 72

Larry Joe Penn, 72

Larry Joe Penn, age 72 of Waldorf, Maryland (formerly of Albuquerque, New Mexico), died September 29, 2017 at his Waldorf residence. Larry Joe was a retired Warrant Officer with the United States Navy and a former Navy SEAL (one of the first). He loved his golfing and the Blue Crabs baseball team. He was...
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Norman Edward “LuLu” Stone, 63

Norman Edward “LuLu” Stone, 63

Norman Edward “LuLu” Stone, age 63 of Cobb Island, Maryland, died September 29, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Maryland. Norman was a newspaper carrier for 15 plus years with both The Washington Post and The Maryland Independent. He was of the Catholic faith who loved George Jones and Elvis Presley music and...
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Benjamin Joseph Moore, 29

Benjamin Joseph Moore, 29

Benjamin Joseph Moore, 29, of Leonardtown passed from this life on 29 September 2017 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital surrounded by family and friends after a long illness. He was born on 21 August 1988 in State College, PA. He is the son of Timothy and Brenda Moore of Leonardtown and the brother of...
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Joseph “Joe” Clarence Gardner, Sr., 87

Joseph “Joe” Clarence Gardner, Sr., 87

Joseph “Joe” Clarence Gardner, Sr., 87, of St. Inigoes, MD passed away on September 26, 2017 in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born on March 15, 1930, he was the son of the late Julia Swirtz Gardner and Joseph Caswell Gardner. Joe was the loving husband of Dolores Wilma Gardner whom he married in Spokane, WA...
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Elmer Gordon Spalding, Sr., 86

Elmer Gordon Spalding, Sr., 86

Elmer Gordon Spalding, Sr., 86, of Avenue, MD passed away on October 1, 2017 at his home. Born on June 22, 1931 in River Springs, MD, he was the son of the late Mable Rita Bostwick Spalding and Leonard Calvert Spalding. Elmer was the loving husband of the late Marion Patricia “Patsy” Bailey Spalding...
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Terry Lee Nelson, (Pop Pop), 61

Terry Lee Nelson, (Pop Pop), 61 of Clements, MD passed away on October 2, 2017 at his home. Born on April 9, 1956 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Agnes Kathleen Nelson and Francis Parran Nelson. Terry was the loving husband of Barbara Clara Nelson. Terry is survived by his...
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Robert (Bob) A. Augustine, 71

Robert (Bob) A. Augustine, 71

Robert (Bob) A. Augustine, 71, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away at Georgetown University Hospital on Thursday, September 28, 2017. He was the husband of Anneliese Nitsch Augustine, with whom he shared 8 years of marriage. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Harriet and John Matthew Augustine. Bob was an...
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Bernard Leo “John” Smith, Jr., 77

Bernard Leo “John” Smith, Jr., 77

Bernard Leo “John” Smith, Jr., 77, of Bushwood, MD passed away September 28, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. John was born February 29, 1940 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Bernard Leo Smith Sr. and Mary Estelle Hayden. On February 5, 1958 John joined the United States Navy and proudly...
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Wayne Bennett Griffith, 75

Wayne Bennett Griffith, 75

Wayne Bennett Griffith, 75, of Waldorf, MD passed away on September 26, 2017 at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, DC. Wayne was born on October 20, 1941 in Washington, DC to the late Lester Raymond Griffith and the late Vivian Pauline Bennett. Wayne enjoyed working in the yard, and building things (wood work). In addition...
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Dwayne Anthony Thompson, 55

Dwayne Anthony Thompson, 55

Dwayne Anthony Thompson, 55 of Loveville, MD, departed this life on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident in Waldorf, MD. Dwayne was the oldest of six children, born on August 20, 1962 to Lawrence and Jacqueline Thompson of Loveville, MD. He graduated from Chopticon High School in 1981. Dwayne...
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Ruby M. King

Ruby M. King

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Ruby M. King, of Temple Hills, MD went home to be with the Lord. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, October 10, from 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial 11 am at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH located at 2210 Callaway Street in Hillcrest Heights, MD. Interment...
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Moses Hudson

Moses Hudson

On Sunday, September 29, 2017 Moses Hudson of Bowie, Maryland went home to be with the Lord. Friends may unite with the family on Monday, October 9, form 10 am until time of service 11 am at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME located at 2294 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow...
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Leathia Elizabeth Phillips, 82

Leathia Elizabeth Phillips, 82

Leathia Elizabeth Phillips, 82 of Ridge, MD, entered into eternal rest on September 28, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Friday, October 6, 2017 for visitation at 9:00 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter Claver Church, 16922 St Peter Claver Road, Ridge, MD 20680. Interment to follow...
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Residents Asked to Reduce Mosquito Population by Eliminating Standing Water

Residents Asked to Reduce Mosquito Population by Eliminating Standing Water

The best way to prevent mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases is to get rid of mosquito breeding habitats. The Calvert County Department of General Services Mosquito Control Program is winding down but residents are still encouraged to do their part by inspecting their properties for standing water. Any area or container that holds water...
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PG County Police Department Searching For Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Young Girl

PG County Police Department Searching For Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Young Girl

The Prince George’s County Police Department is actively working to identify and arrest the man who sexually assaulted a young girl as she walked home from her school bus stop. This occurred on September 28th at approximately 2:30 pm at Devon Hills Drive at Grasmere Court in Fort Washington. The preliminary investigation reveals the...
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Volunteers Needed for WARM “Wrapping Arms Round Many”

Volunteers Needed for WARM “Wrapping Arms Round Many”

WARM “Wrapping Arms Round Many” is a winter emergency sheltering program for the homeless in St. Mary’s County, and we are in need of volunteers to help with registration and driving vans. There are many more homeless men and women in St. Mary’s County than the shelters have space for. WARM was established out...
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Hurricane Relief Outdoor Festival Fundraiser Scheduled for this Weekend

Hurricane Relief Outdoor Festival Fundraiser Scheduled for this Weekend

Full Effect Live! Entertainment Group, Power Jam Music Alliance and WTG Sound & Promotion have teamed up to promote a Hurricane Relief Fundraiser on Sunday, October 8, 2017,  from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This indoor/outdoor festival will benefit those affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria through the American Red Cross. Their outdoor stage...
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FDA Warning: Risk of Suffocation – Infant Sleep Positioners

FDA Warning: Risk of Suffocation – Infant Sleep Positioners

The FDA is reminding parents and caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioners. These products—sometimes also called “nests” or “anti-roll” products—can cause suffocation (a struggle to breathe) that can lead to death. In the last 13 years, the federal government has received 12 reports of babies known to have died from suffocation associated...
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Police Investigating Stabbing in Great Mills

Police Investigating Stabbing in Great Mills

UPDATE 10/3/2017 @ 10:oo a.m. – Official St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 10/2/17, at approximately 8:39 P.M., deputies responded to the 45000 block of Foxchase Drive in Great Mills for a report of an assault. Contact was made with an individual who sustained a minor laceration to their hand. The victim was...
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Person, David Higgins LOCATED

St. Mary’s County – Missing Person, David Higgins LOCATED

Missing Person David M. Higgins has been located. Higgins is described as a 38-year-old white male Contact the Sheriff’s Office 301-475-4040 if you know his location. No further information is available at this time.
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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

There will be a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties on Monday, October 2, 2017 at noon. The test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. Citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing...
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NAS PAX River Sets Noise Advisory for Night Flights Oct. 2 – Oct. 6

NAS PAX River Sets Noise Advisory for Night Flights Oct. 2 – Oct. 6

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating night-time testing events are scheduled to take place on October 2 through October 6, 2017 between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. each evening. Pilots at PAX will be testing and training for realistic night flight scenarios that are essential for the precision and safety...
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UPDATE; Victim in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Dameron Identified

UPDATE; Victim in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Dameron Identified

UPDATE 10/20/201 @5:35 p.m.: On Monday, October 2, 2017, at approximately 6:35 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported serious motor vehicle collision in the area of Three Notch Road and Will’s Road. Upon arrival, units discovered two vehicles involved and one operator deceased. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s...
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UPDATE: Charles County Shooting/Attempted Murder Suspect Located

UPDATE: Charles County Shooting/Attempted Murder Suspect Located

UPDATE 10/2/2017: Suspect Trevon Chisley turned himself in to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Waldorf station. Anyone with information is still urged to call Detective J. Elliott at 301-609-6515. 10/1/2017: On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Amber Leaf...
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VIDEO: Motor Vehicle Crash in Great Mills Sends One to Trauma Center

VIDEO: Motor Vehicle Crash in Great Mills Sends One to Trauma Center

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood and Bay District Volunteer Departments and ambulance crews from the Lexington Park Rescue Squad responded to Chancellors Run Road at the intersection of Buck Hewitt Road, in Great Mills, for the report of a serious motor vehicle accident with injuries. Firstresponders arrived...
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