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Budds Creek Raceway is Home to the Prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Weekend

Budds Creek Raceway is Home to the Prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Weekend

Budds Creek Raceway is home to the 29th Annual Budds Creek National – Round 11 of the prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. Nestled one hour south of our Nation’s capital, Washington D.C., the Budds Creek National is the best way to get outside and enjoy the sun, friends...
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Smokey Joe’s Restaurant Closes Their Doors in Lexington Park, and Reopens in Leonardtown

Smokey Joe’s Restaurant Closes Their Doors in Lexington Park, and Reopens in Leonardtown

The last day to eat at Smokey Joe’s Restaurant on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park will be Friday, August 17, 2018. According to a Smokey Joe’s Facebook post “This will be the last week we will be open in Lexington Park! We’re closing the store at close of business on Friday. We appreciate...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department wanted to update everyone on the upcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration. The celebration is Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 11:00 until 4:00. Parade starts at 11:00 am Celebration events start after the parade The celebration is open to the public and FREE to attend. We will start the day off...
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Charles County Public Schools Launches new Volunteer Registration System, Includes Background Checks and Craining

Charles County Public Schools Launches new Volunteer Registration System, Includes Background Checks and Craining

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is launching a new registration system this school year for volunteers at schools, centers or other CCPS buildings, activities or events. Registration is required for volunteers and includes a prescreening questionnaire, review of training materials followed by a short quiz, and the completion of a background check through CCPS....
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College of Southern Maryland Announces September 2018 Events

College of Southern Maryland Announces September 2018 Events

Leonardtown Campus Wellness and Aquatics Closes for Maintenance. 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 – Tuesday, Sept. 4. Leonardtown Campus, Building D, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. During this closure, the College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus competition pool will be drained and receive a new plaster coat and the fitness center will receive a new...
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Drunk Driver who Hit Police Officer All Smiles for Booking Photo

Drunk Driver who Hit Police Officer All Smiles for Booking Photo

In May of 2017, Michael Austin Mattingly, of Mechanicsville, was found guilty of causing a life-threatening injury to another as a result of the person’s negligently driving a motor vehicle while the person is under the influence of alcohol. Mattingly was sentenced to 3 years in jail with 2 of them suspended. Mattingly requested an appeal...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/12/2018 to 8/18/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/12/2018 to 8/18/2018

During the week of August 12, to August 18, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Police and Owners of Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Bottle Thieves

Police and Owners of Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Bottle Thieves

The three females in the video below were caught stealing from ABC Liquors and HV Liquors in California, and are suspects in a theft and property damage at 2000 Liquors in Lexington Park. They were also identified by two other stores as coming into their stores attempting to steal bottles of liquor. In the...
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UPDATE: Police Release Name of Shooter in Attempted Murder/Suicide on Gallery Place

UPDATE: Police Release Name of Shooter in Attempted Murder/Suicide on Gallery Place

UPDATE 8/10/2018: Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office have identified the suspect in the attempted murder on Gallery Place as Kenneth Everette Barnes, 38, of Waldorf. On August 9 at 12:30 p.m., Barnes shot the mother of his child multiple times and fled the scene. The victim was flown to a hospital with...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesdays Pet for 08-08-18 MAY Featured Pet: May Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 May is a young Chihuahua Mix. She is super sweet and loving. May is playful, fun but also loves to relax. She does great...
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First Confirmed Longhorned Tick Found in Maryland

First Confirmed Longhorned Tick Found in Maryland

A National Veterinary Services Laboratory test has confirmed the presence of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, also known as the East Asian tick, the longhorned tick, and the bush tick, in Maryland. This is the first confirmed sighting of this tick species in the state. The longhorned tick was found on a white-tailed deer in...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that July 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $146,498,031, an increase of 5.6% compared to the July 2017 total of $138,756,987. Contributions to the State of Maryland from July 2018 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,564,399, including $45,415,176 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues...
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National Night Out 2018

National Night Out 2018

The public is encouraged to participate in local National Night Out events to show both community and law enforcement support. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Communities from Southern Maryland have a variety of events...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Chief of Staff

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Chief of Staff

Marvin Butler has been named as the new Chief of Staff for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Butler has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, where he reached the rank of Major, as Assistant Sheriff of Operations. As Chief of Staff for the St. Mary’s...
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“Keno Captain” Wins $12,506.00 at a Tequila Grill & Cantina in Charlotte Hall

“Keno Captain” Wins $12,506.00 at a Tequila Grill & Cantina in Charlotte Hall

A U.S. Marine veteran from Mechanicsville who is enjoying boating and playing Keno in retirement set course to win the largest Keno prize of his life and arrived — $12,506 richer — at his destination. The 65-year-old found Lottery luck by changing from a 5-spot to a 7-spot bet and switching one of his...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/6/2018

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/6/2018

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/5/2018 to 8/11/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/5/2018 to 8/11/2018

During the week of August 5, to August 11, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Foxes Test Positive for Rabies in Lexington Park Area

Foxes Test Positive for Rabies in Lexington Park Area

The St. Mary’s County Health Department reports two foxes collected from the Lexington Park area have tested positive for rabies. On June 27, 2018, a fox was collected from Great Mills Road and on July 28, 2018, a second fox was collected on Buena Vista Lane. The test results were confirmed by the State’s...
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Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY Featured Pet: Fancy Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Rat/Fox Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Fancy is a 1-year-old rat/fox terrier mixed girl. She is 200% ball of energy. She will need a fenced in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Hold Public Briefing on Recent Lexington Park Burglaries and Robberies

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Hold Public Briefing on Recent Lexington Park Burglaries and Robberies

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will present a briefing to the Lexington Park Business Association on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, about recent burglaries and robberies in the Lexington Park area. The public is also invited to attend to hear about the ongoing investigations. The meeting will be held at the Bay District Volunteer...
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58-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man killed Sunday Afternoon at Leonardtown Wharf Summer Regatta

58-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man killed Sunday Afternoon at Leonardtown Wharf Summer Regatta

A single boat accident occurred on Sunday, July 29, 2018, during the Summer Regatta at Leonardtown Wharf. Boat 5 from the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department immediately responded to the accident scene and one crew member entered the water. The crew utilized the floating stokes basket and hoisted the patient into Boat 5. CPR was...
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$10,000 Reward Offered for Information About Theft of Numerous Handguns Stolen from The Tackle Box Gun Store

$10,000 Reward Offered for Information About Theft of Numerous Handguns Stolen from The Tackle Box Gun Store

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Baltimore Field Division and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, have announced a combined reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the theft of firearms from The...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-25-18 ABBY Featured Pet: Abby Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Lab/Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Abby is a beautiful 5-year-old girl.  She is new at HSCC, but everyone can already tell she has...
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Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub to Close

Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub to Close

Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub in a La Plata, which has been a landmark in the area since 1980, will be closing August 4, 2018. It will be replaced by a new restaurant from Washington D.C. restaurant group EatWell DC. The new restaurant will be named The Charles — Farm Table & Public House...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement on Two Recent Armed Robberies

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement on Two Recent Armed Robberies

On July 22, 2018, at approximately 11:30 P.M. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the report of a robbery. Two victims reported while at the PNC Bank ATM, two black males approached and one had a firearm. The suspects...
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