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MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper First Class Christopher DiToto as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019. TFC DiToto demonstrates a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He continuously applies himself and is consistently conscientious in the performance of...
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Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from  St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Waverley Manson, Exalted Ruler of St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge 2092 and Dolly Broom, Past Exalted Ruler and ENF Committee Chair announced the awarding of a grant of $4,500 to Greenwell Foundation Board member Anita Laird at a celebration at the Elks Lodge last week. “This wonderful gift will help to underwrite Greenwell’s Field...
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7-Eleven in Waldorf Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

7-Eleven in Waldorf Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

As we start the week, we’re looking for another Bonus Match 5 winner. If you bought a ticket in Waldorf for the Saturday, June 15 drawing, you may be our latest $50,000 top-prize winner! The 7-Eleven store located at 1065 St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf sold the winning ticket, which carries the winning numbers of 1,...
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Impulse Buy Turns Routine Friday Night into $50,000 Home Run For Mechanicsville Grandmother

Impulse Buy Turns Routine Friday Night into $50,000 Home Run For Mechanicsville Grandmother

A Mechanicsville grandmother of one who usually plays Maryland Lottery games only on paydays made an impulse buy and hit a $50,000 home run. “Every two weeks, right after I get paid, my husband and I usually go shopping for groceries and then I buy a couple of Lottery tickets,” said the “Lucky Winner.”...
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Independence Day Concert Held at Regency Furniture Stadium

Independence Day Concert Held at Regency Furniture Stadium

Enjoy an evening with family and friends at the 2019 Explore Charles County: Independence Day Concert on Thursday, July 4 at Regency Furniture Stadium (11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf) from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Music will be provided by Sam Grow and the Bradley Turner Band.  Admission and parking are free. Food and...
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La Plata Racetrax Winner Hoping to Get Hitched

La Plata Racetrax Winner Hoping to Get Hitched

After claiming a Racetrax win of $12,534, “Ring Master” of player from La Plata, was dancing exuberantly while making a claim June 10 at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. From there, he would be pursuing a life-changing prize:  he planned to pick up a ring and propose to his girlfriend. “I’m going to probably get my...
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Lottery Seeks Five Big Weekend Winners

Lottery Seeks Five Big Weekend Winners

What a winner of a weekend! Maryland players won two $50,000 top prizes in Bonus Match 5, one $50,000 prize in Powerball and two Mega Millions prizes of $10,000 and $30,000 in the Friday and Saturday night drawings. Congratulations to all of these winners! The three $50,000 winners have lucky tickets from weekend Bonus Match 5 and Powerball drawings. Two players bought their...
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La Plata Police Department Raises Money for Special Olympics of Maryland

La Plata Police Department Raises Money for Special Olympics of Maryland

The La Plata Police Department Annually Raises Funds for Special Olympics of Maryland. The funds are used to give local Special Olympians the opportunity to participate in local, regional, and national sporting competitions. If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt or hat, please stop by or call LPPD between 9 a.m. and 4...
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St. Charles’ Class of 2019 Members Beam with Pride During Graduation Ceremony

St. Charles’ Class of 2019 Members Beam with Pride During Graduation Ceremony

For the 320 members of the St. Charles High School Class of 2019, today marked the first day of the rest of their adult lives. They graduated today in a ceremony in which school pride and respect for each other was on full display. From smiles seen on the faces of graduates, to the...
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North Point Kicks off CCPS High School Graduation Ceremonies, Class of 2019 Earns $24 million in Scholarships

North Point Kicks off CCPS High School Graduation Ceremonies, Class of 2019 Earns $24 million in Scholarships

The 392 seniors in the North Point High School Class of 2019 graduated tonight in a ceremony that celebrated the accomplishments, successes and future plans of its graduating class. They started the night as high school seniors and left the Charles County Convocation Center as the first high school graduating class of 2019. Each...
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La Plata High School Holds Graduation Ceremony May 31

La Plata High School Holds Graduation Ceremony May 31

Family and friends celebrated 260 graduates of La Plata High School May 31 when the Class of 2019 turned their tassels from right to left. Ready to enter “the real world,” class leaders urged their peers to remember the good times while honoring — but not being locked — in the past. “Now as...
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Stone Graduates Prepare for Their Future, Celebrate Accomplishments at Graduation Ceremony

Stone Graduates Prepare for Their Future, Celebrate Accomplishments at Graduation Ceremony

The Thomas Stone High School Class of 2019 marched with Cougar pride during the start of the school’s graduation ceremony held tonight at the Charles County Convocation Center in Waldorf. A total of 260 students received their diplomas today and took the first step toward their future as high school graduates. The Cougar Class...
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Westlake Class of 2019 Graduates in Ceremony Filled with Traditions Old and New

Westlake Class of 2019 Graduates in Ceremony Filled with Traditions Old and New

The Charles County Convocation Center was filled with cheers this morning as the Westlake High School Class of 2019 began their future as high school graduates. A total of 298 students received their diploma today in a ceremony in which the accomplishments of the class were celebrated. The Wolverine Class of 2019 earned $18,274,616...
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Henry E. Lackey High School is Living in the ‘Good ol’ Days’ at Graduation

Henry E. Lackey High School is Living in the ‘Good ol’ Days’ at Graduation

The 242 members of Henry E. Lackey High School’s Class of 2019 were all together for the last time June 1 when they graduated following four years of hard work and fun times. In time, the Chargers might even call them the “good ol’ days.” “We don’t realize how many special moments come from...
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Midweek Play Yields $100,000 Scratch-off Prize for Charles County Man

Midweek Play Yields $100,000 Scratch-off Prize for Charles County Man

Playing Maryland Lottery games is usually a weekend pursuit for a Charles County home improvement specialist who visited Lottery headquarters Friday. Wouldn’t you know it, he just claimed his biggest win ever from a $100,000 winning Gold Rush X50 scratch-off bought on a Thursday. The winner makes exceptions to his weekend Lottery-playing routine during jackpot runs....
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Jay Armsworthy wins 2019 Maryland Traditions Heritage Award

Jay Armsworthy wins 2019 Maryland Traditions Heritage Award

Congratulations to Jay Armsworthy, long time bluegrass performer and radio host in the Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland, who has been honored with a 2019 Maryland Traditions Heritage Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. These awards are distributed annually to outstanding stewards of Maryland’s living cultural traditions. Each year the Arts Council selects a person...
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St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day to be Held on St. Clement’s Island State Park

St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day to be Held on St. Clement’s Island State Park

St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day, a family event set to occur on June 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Clement’s Island Museum and on St. Clement’s Island State Park, encourages the public to visit St. Clement’s Island and become acquainted with the island’s past as expert guest presenters and interpreters share...
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Leonardtown High School Graduate Signs with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns!

Leonardtown High School Graduate Signs with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns!

Jamie Gillan, also known as the “Scottish Hammer” and son of Squadron Leader Colin Gillan, RAF, has signed with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns! Jamie, a native of Scotland and a Leonardtown High School graduate, is the Brown’s new prospective kicker. He moved to Southern Maryland with his family when his father, a member of...
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Reporter John Wharton Lauded Upon Retirement

Reporter John Wharton Lauded Upon Retirement

John Wharton, longtime St. Mary’s County reporter, was recognized and lauded on Thursday by Sheriff Tim Cameron and Richard Fritz, State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County, for his career which spanned 34 years writing for The Enterprise newspaper. Wharton is retiring on Friday, May 31, 2019. Wharton was presented with a plaque by the...
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SMECO Awards four Scholarships to High School Seniors for 2019

SMECO Awards four Scholarships to High School Seniors for 2019

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) has awarded four scholarships to high school seniors for 2019 to students who live in the Cooperative’s service area. Scholarships are based on the applicants’ scholastic achievement, financial need, and school and community involvement. SMECO has awarded scholarships to 108 students in the 27 years since beginning the program...
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Students Find Success Through Stethem HVAC Program

Students Find Success Through Stethem HVAC Program

Chances are if you hire a local HVAC, known as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, company to service equipment in your home, you may encounter a Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) graduate. With a specialized HVAC program at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center, students get hands-on training and access to certification exams and...
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Lexington Park Couple Win $50,000 in May 25th Powerball Drawing

Lexington Park Couple Win $50,000 in May 25th Powerball Drawing

After a few years of hardship, “Mz. Sweetz” and her fiancé of Lexington Park have seen their lives improve substantially. When “Mz. Sweetz” won $50,000 in the May 25 Powerball drawing, her newfound Lottery luck was just another step in the right direction. The couple were laughing, smiling and celebrating when they claimed the...
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Maryland Offers License-Free Fishing Day

Maryland Offers License-Free Fishing Day

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites anglers to experience our state’s myriad waterways during license-free fishing days on June 1, June 8 and July 4. These annual events allow everyone the chance to test their fishing skills or reinvigorate their love of fishing without needing a license, trout stamp or registration. Maryland hosts this opportunity...
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Lusby Scratch-Off Player Among Seven $10,000 Winners in State

Lusby Scratch-Off Player Among Seven $10,000 Winners in State

Seven lucky winners of Maryland Lottery games have claimed prizes of $10,000 this month on a variety of scratch-offs. The winning scratchers were from Hyattsville, Gwynn Oak, Baltimore, Frederick, Lusby, Columbia and Martinsburg, W.Va.Two of the winning instant tickets were in The Price is Right® game, which shot to the number 1 spot on the Maryland...
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Amanda Eller Found Alive After Missing for 17 Days in Makawao Forest – A Miracle Happened for a Local Family & Their Friends

Amanda Eller Found Alive After Missing for 17 Days in Makawao Forest – A Miracle Happened for a Local Family & Their Friends

Amanda Eller was found by a search team on Friday, May 25, 2019. They spotted her from a helicopter and at the same time she saw them and waved them down. Amanda was located deep in a creek bed between two waterfalls. Amanda is doing great and spoke to her father from the helicopter....
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