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Evie Marie Campbell

Evie Marie Campbell, infant, passed away September 6, 2017 in the arms of her Mommy and Daddy. Evie was born on August 18, 2017 to Brian Kenneth Campbell and Brandi Nicole Shorter Campbell. Evie is survived by her parents, grandparents, Steve and Diana Shorter and Sheila Campbell, her sisters Kayla Lance and Aliyah Campbell,...
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Christopher J. Parkes, 55

Christopher J. Parkes, 55

Christopher J. Parkes, formerly of Lusby, Maryland joined his parents in heaven on August 25th at the age of 55. Chris is survived by his wife of 32 years, Tracy “TJ” (Fisher) Parkes; daughter Courtney; brothers Stephen and Gregory Parkes; uncles John Fencik, Doug Parkes and Rick Parkes; and several cousins and their families....
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Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54

Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54

Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54, of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away on September 9, 2017 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. He was born on December 14, 1962 in Washington DC to Carol Trevey and the late Thomas G. Thompson. Stephen had a very calming demeaner and could turn the darkest situations around and end up with all...
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MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Achieves Highest Level of Care Ranking for Treatment of Elderly Patients

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Achieves Highest Level of Care Ranking  for Treatment of Elderly Patients

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is proud to announce it has earned NICHE Level 4 status for its exemplary care of elderly patients. NICHE stands for Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders.  Hospitals achieve NICHE rankings by completing tasks and working together to improve geriatric care.  To achieve high rankings, hospitals create interdisciplinary teams...
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Walden 4th Annual Fundraising Event – Friday, September 29th 2017

Walden 4th Annual Fundraising Event – Friday, September 29th 2017

St Mary’s has always been a “Community that Cares” about the most vulnerable.  In that spirit, and in recognition of the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our annual fundraiser planned for September 29h. Firstly, we would like to thank our valued supporters of our...
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Donors Warned of Charity Scams in the Wake of Irma

Donors Warned of Charity Scams in the Wake of Irma

Appeals for charitable donations will surge as the East Coast reels from the effects of Category 4 Hurricane Irma. To add insult to injury, Hurricanes Jose and Katia are on the heels of Irma. Generous Marylanders will donate to provide relief for those impacted by these horrific disasters. “Donors need to be vigilant and...
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Learn About Paying for College at CCPS Financial Aid Nights

Learn About Paying for College at CCPS Financial Aid Nights

Charles County Public Schools is hosting financial aid nights at its seven high schools next month to provide students and parents with strategies and tips on paying for college. Staff from the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will present on the college fund search as well as share tips and other helpful resources about...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Ranked Fifth Best Public Liberal Arts College in U.S. News & World Report

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Ranked Fifth Best Public Liberal Arts College in U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – St. Mary’s College of Maryland is ranked as the nation’s fifth best public liberal arts college in U.S. News & World Report’s “2018 Best Colleges” released online today. St. Mary’s College also ranks 96 on the national liberal arts colleges list, public and private, 107 in best value schools,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Utilize Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Utilize Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the agency will be utilizing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to assist in high-risk situations and police-related investigations. The program, which has been in the formative stage for nearly a year, is ready to launch with five officers who are trained and certified UAS pilots...
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Expect Delays on Nice Bridge During Sept. 22 and 29 Weekends

Expect Delays on Nice Bridge During Sept. 22 and 29 Weekends

The Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (U.S. Route 301) across the Potomac River will be reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the weekend of Sept. 22 and Sept. 29. The bridge will have 24/7 continuous flagging operations from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday each...
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La Plata Police Department Officer Robert Nielsen Recognized for Exceptional Policing

La Plata Police Department Officer Robert Nielsen Recognized for Exceptional Policing

On Monday, September 11, 2017, La Plata Police Department officer Robert Nielsen received an award from the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association for Exceptional Policing. The award was presented by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Riverdale Park Police Chief David Morris, President of the MD Chiefs of Police Association, and St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim...
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UPDATE: Body Recovered from St. Mary’s River in Piney Point Identified

UPDATE: Body Recovered from St. Mary’s River in Piney Point Identified

UPDATE 9/12/2017 @ 3:30 p.m.: On September 12, 2017, a citizen contacted the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) to report they had located the body of a deceased adult male in a body of water located at Tarkill Cove (St. George’s Creek) in Piney Point. Based on the nature of the investigation, detectives from the St....
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UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Death of Two-Year-Old

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Death of Two-Year-Old

9/11/2017 @ 6:25 p.m.: On Monday, September 11, 2017, at approximately 9:52 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3600 block of Yorktown Drive in Waldorf for the report of a drowning. Upon arrival, officers located the two-year-old male on the rear deck of the residence not breathing. The victim had...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Ronald Henry Westerfield

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Ronald Henry Westerfield

UPDATE 9/12/2017 @ 3:30 p.m.: On September 12, 2017, a citizen contacted the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) to report they had located the body of a deceased adult male in a body of water located at Tarkill Cove (St. George’s Creek) in Piney Point. Based on the nature of the investigation, detectives from the St....
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Statement from Attorney General Frosh on Equifax Data Breach

Statement from Attorney General Frosh on Equifax Data Breach

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today issued the following statement regarding the Equifax data breach, affecting approximately 143 million Americans. “This data breach is one of the most alarming we’ve seen. The number of Americans impacted is enormous. I am deeply concerned that Equifax seems to be charging victims for services to identify...
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Shawn Michael Paul, 27

Shawn Michael Paul, 27

Shawn Michael Paul, 27, of Lusby, MD passed away on September 7, 2017 at his residence. Born February 6, 1990 in Riverdale, MD, he was the son of Mark A. Paul and Elizabeth (Redding) Paul of Lusby, MD. Shawn graduated from Patuxent High School in 2009. He was a 1st Degree Black Belt in...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Lexington Park

UPDATE 9/11/2017 @ 11:00 a.m.: On Friday, September 8, 2017, at approximately 3:10 p..m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to MD Route 235 at Poplar Ridge Road, Lexington Park, for a report of a head on collision. On scene investigation revealed a white GMC Terrain, operated by Sierra Yobani Hernandez,, 28, of...
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Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County businesses have the opportunity to reach qualified, motivated local job seekers at the 2017 Calvert County Job Fair. This annual event will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus, Building B. The job fair is cosponsored by the Calvert County Department of...
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12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

Walk to support the men and women in your life at the 12th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fitness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins at Indian Head Village Green (100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head) and continues for three miles on the Indian Head Rail Trail....
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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Lighthouse lovers are invited to take the challenge and visit ten lighthouses in two days! Plans are underway for the 11th Annual Maryland Lighthouse Challenge on September 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit www.cheslights.org for directions and complete details. The Drum Point Lighthouse will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday,...
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Maritime Performance Series Announced for Calvert Marine Museum

Maritime Performance Series Announced for Calvert Marine Museum

The 8th Annual Maritime Performance Series at the Calvert Marine Museum begins on Friday, September 15 and continues through spring, 2018. This series promises an eclectic mix of traditional music ranging from sweet harmonies to foot stomping jigs. Performances begin at 7 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. Doors open at 6 p.m. with beer...
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. tee off. This annual event helps fund equipment, capital projects, patient and associate improvements and other projects for the non-profit facility....
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NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 Future Leaders

NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 Future Leaders

The tradition of NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is alive and well as the 2017 cohort begins their journey to expand their organizational knowledge and sharpen their business and leadership skills. The newest cohort, comprised of 80 civilians and military members, has already taken part in the first of five classes: leadership orientation and...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/11/2017 to 9/15/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/11/2017 to 9/15/2017

During the week of September 11, to September 15, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Phillip Earl Wallace, 82

Phillip Earl Wallace, 82

Phillip Earl Wallace, 82, of Longs, South Carolina passed away on September 3, 2017. He was born on June 17, 1935, in Lubec, Maine. Phillip was the son of Allen E. Wallace and Lila McLaughlin. Phillip retired from the United States Air Force as a Master Sergeant, and he also retired from General Electric...
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