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Alexander James Roper

Alexander James Roper

Alexander James Roper was born on May 3, 1999 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Alex was raised in Calvert County. He grew up mainly in Huntingtown, surrounded by much of his extended family. Alex had many hobbies. He loved to go fishing, watch football (the Redskins were his favorite team), listen...
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Robert Brian Dillow, 54

Robert Brian Dillow, 54

Robert Brian Dillow, 54, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on September 20, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. He was born March 26, 1963 in Leonardtown, MD to Mary Ruth Bradburn Dillow and the late Charles D. Dillow. Robert was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County and a 1981graduate of...
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Edith Inez Corbin

Edith Inez Corbin

Edith Inez Corbin was born to the late Edna P. Corbin and Simon Corbin on July 10, 1930 in Ridge, MD. She peacefully departed this life at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home in Lexington Park, MD on Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to many. Inez was a...
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Page Hudson “Hud” Leake, 58

Page Hudson “Hud” Leake, 58

Page Hudson “Hud” Leake, 58 of Hollywood, MD passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. He was born April 14, 1959 in Luray, VA to Page Strother and Sapphire “Lea” Leake of Lexington Park, MD. Page was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He was a 1977 graduate of Great Mills High...
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Philip Bernard Carroll, 79

Philip Bernard Carroll, 79

Philip Bernard Carroll, 79 of St. Inigoes, MD died on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 19, 1937 in Dameron, MD to the late Bernard “Pete” Carroll and Edna Agnes Ridgell Carroll. Philip graduated from St. Michael’s High School in 1955. After graduation, he...
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Joseph Windsor “Joe” “Tiger” Dickerson, Sr., 89

Joseph Windsor “Joe” “Tiger” Dickerson, Sr., 89, of Abell, MD passed away peacefully September 26, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 7, 1928 in Abell, MD to the late George A. Dickerson and Elizabeth Rich. On November 22, 1947, Joe married his beloved wife, Mary Cecilia Dickerson...
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Robert F. Jenkins

Robert F. Jenkins

On Thursday, September 21, 2017, Robert Jenkins departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Mount Paran Baptist Church, 6413 Old Alexandria Ferry Rd., Clinton, MD. Interment following at Harmony Memorial Park, Hyattsville, MD.
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Lucille Horton

On Monday, September 25, 2017, Lucille Horton departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm for a memorial service at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD.
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UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in Early Morning Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident Identified

UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in Early Morning Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident Identified

UPDATE 1:15 p.m.: A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers from the La Plata Barrack indicates that a 1985 Buick Regal operated by Timothy Moreland, of Waldorf, was traveling in the 1st left turn lane of Westbound Route 228 east of Western Parkway in Waldorf. At the same time, Dwayne Thompson, of Loveville, was attempting to...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motorcycle Crash Involving 17-Year-Old Male

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motorcycle Crash Involving 17-Year-Old Male

On Friday, September 29, 2017, at approximately 3:55 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Billingsley Road near Leonardtown Road and Piney Church Road in Waldorf for the report of a motorcycle accident. Initial investigation revealed that a motorcycle was traveling west on Billingsley Road when the driver...
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Beware of FAKE NEWS – Saint Mary’s Landing Restaurant is NOT Closing

A “fake news” article is spreading like wild fire across Facebook, the headline reads, Saint Mary’s Landing Restaurant To Close!  The “news page” the article is on is hosted on is a website who’s sole purpose is to “prank or trick” your friends by putting up fake news articles. The article states: The family run...
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Lena “Peggie” Goddard, 98

Lena “Peggie” Goddard, 98

Lena “Peggie” Goddard, age 98 of Piney Point, MD departed this life and met her first Angels on Friday September 22, 2017, surrounded by loved ones at Med Star St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. She was born to Edith Ann and Ernest George Stallwood in Longcot, England. She was a World War II bride,...
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Former Maryland Cabinet Secretary Indicted For Bribery Conspiracy

Former Maryland Cabinet Secretary Indicted For Bribery Conspiracy

A federal grand jury indicted Isabel FitzGerald, age 47, of Annapolis, Maryland, Kenneth Coffland, age 62, of Riva, Maryland, Steven Maudlin, age 59, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and James Pangallo, age 57, of Greenwood, Indiana, on charges related to a bribery conspiracy involving information technology contracts with the State of Maryland Department of Human Services,...
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Upcoming Clinics Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Pets in Calvert County

Upcoming Clinics Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Pets in Calvert County

The Calvert County Health Department is sponsoring rabies clinics in the coming weeks, offering free rabies vaccinations for county pets. The free clinics are scheduled as follows: • Saturday, Oct. 14, Huntingtown High School, 4125 Solomons Island Road • Saturday, Oct. 21, Huntingtown High School, 4125 Solomons Island Road Clinics will be held from 10 a.m....
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Slow Moving Vehicle Signage – REMINDER

Slow Moving Vehicle Signage – REMINDER

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints regarding improper use/display of SLOW MOVING VEHICLE signs. In accordance with the Maryland Transportation Code, (Title 21-805), the orange rectangular signs are to be displayed on slow moving farm vehicles ONLY. They are not permitted to be placed along roadways near driveways etc. The proper use of the slow moving vehicle sign is...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office ask for Public’s Assistance in Stolen Bike Case

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office ask for Public’s Assistance in Stolen Bike Case

On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 7:40 pm, unknown suspect(s) stole a red, white, and black Trek brand, Top Fuel model 9.9 men’s mountain bike from the rack attached to a gray Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep was parked in the public parking located between The Front Porch restaurant and The Hair Company, in...
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PG County Detectives Charge High School Student for Bringing Gun to School

PG County Detectives Charge High School Student for Bringing Gun to School

Prince George’s County Police Department, Detectives charged a high school student for bringing a gun to school on Tuesday, September 26,2017, and for assaulting an officer. The suspect is 17-year-old Xavier Matthews of the 2000 block of Iverson Street in Temple Hills. He is charged as an adult. On September 26, around 9:25 am, a...
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Citizens Invited to Submit Legislative Proposals for 2018 General Assembly Session

Citizens Invited to Submit Legislative Proposals for  2018 General Assembly Session

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold a joint meeting with members of the St. Mary’s County Legislative Delegation on Tuesday, December 5 at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place in the commissioners meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building, 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown. The purpose of the meeting is to consider...
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St. Mary’s County/NAS Pax River Community Meeting Oct. 3, 2017

St. Mary’s County/NAS Pax River Community Meeting Oct. 3, 2017

The joint meeting of NAS Patuxent River leadership and the St. Mary’s Board of County Commissioners will be held Oct. 3, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Frank Knox Employee Development Center, Building 2189, Room 100. The meeting is open to the public. Scheduled topics include the Bird-Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH)...
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SMADC & TCCSMD Issue Request for Proposals for Meat Processing Plant  

SMADC & TCCSMD Issue Request for Proposals for Meat Processing Plant  

A Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, by the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC), a division, of the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD), to select an entity to develop, manage and operate a meat processing facility to service the Southern Maryland region farming community. The facility will be...
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Associates Bid Farewell to Hospital Atrium with Construction Kick-Off Party

Associates Bid Farewell to Hospital Atrium with Construction Kick-Off Party

With renovations getting underway in early October, the Atrium dining room within MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital hosted its final event Sept. 26. The Tuesday construction kick-off party included complimentary lunch and dessert for associates — many of whom supported the Atrium renovation through the hospital’s philanthropy efforts. Nearly 400 employees enjoyed burgers, cupcakes and...
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Ruth Catherine [Roylance] Pyles, 87

Ruth Catherine [Roylance] Pyles, 87

Ruth Catherine Pyles of Solomons, MD, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the age of 87. She was born in Capitol Heights, MD, June 13, 1930 to William G. and Caroline Shumaker Roylance and grew up in Clinton, MD. Ruth married Calvin C. “Hap” Pyles on October 10, 1953, at Bells...
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Linda Darlene (Thomas) Betts, 67

Linda Darlene (Thomas) Betts, 67

Linda Darlene (Thomas) Betts, 67, of Waldorf, MD died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Fairfax Inova Hospital. Daughter of the late Rodrick E. Thomas and Annabelle Thomas, Linda was born in Spangler, Pa and raised in Bradbury Heights, Md. She was a graduate of Suitland High School and had completed some coursework from the...
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Margaret Frances Thomas, 84

Margaret Frances Thomas, 84

Margaret Frances Thomas, 84, of Upper Marlboro passed away September 25, 2017 at her residence. She was born March 19, 1933 in Croom, MD to James Rudolph and Mildred Gertrude (Vermillion) Brady. Margaret was raised in Croom and attended school in Upper Marlboro. She married John Thomas on July 19, 1952 and they lived...
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Anthony Wayne “Tony” Drum, 56

Anthony Wayne “Tony” Drum, 56

Anthony Wayne “Tony” Drum, 56, of Owings passed away September 25, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. He was born December 16, 1960 in Washington, D.C. Tony was raised in Kentland, MD and graduated from Largo High School in 1978. He married Eva Kiss on May 23, 1987 and they lived in College...
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