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Waldorf Air Force Veteran Flying High Over Powerball Win

Waldorf Air Force Veteran Flying High Over Powerball Win

A $100,000 Powerball win has a U.S. Air Force veteran flying sky high with happiness over the prize she describes as “life changing.” For years, the loyal player has budgeted $20 a week to play Powerball and Mega Millions in hopes of someday finding a big win. “This couldn’t have come at a better...
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Mechanicsville Man Caught Trying to Escape from Jail in a Food Tray Cart

Mechanicsville Man Caught Trying to Escape from Jail in a Food Tray Cart

On Saturday, April 22, 2017,  Cpl. B. Foor, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center in Leonardtown, for the report of an attempted escape by an inmate The investigation revealed that John Robert Garner, 35 of Mechanicsville, concealed himself inside of a food tray cart that...
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La Plata Police Department Seeks Public’s Assistance Locating Critical Missing Person

La Plata Police Department Seeks Public’s Assistance Locating Critical Missing Person

The La Plata Police Department is in need of the public’s assistance. Jason Lamont Price 5-10/170 lbs./29 years of age was last seen in the 100 block of Hawthrone Road in La Plata. Anyone with information about Mr. Price’s whereabouts should contact the La Plata Police Department at 301-934-1500 or 301 932-2222.
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SMECO Warns Customers About Scams

SMECO Warns Customers About Scams

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) was recently contacted by customer-members who received phone calls from scammers targeting the Southern Maryland area. Scammers may identify themselves as SMECO employees and demand prepaid debit cards in order to avoid having electric service cut off. According to Tom Dennison, managing director of government and public affairs at...
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Car Destroyed by Fire in St Mary’s City

Car Destroyed by Fire in St Mary’s City

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at approximately 10:35 a.m., firefighters from the Naval District Washington Fire Department (NDWFD Webster Field) and Ridge Volunteer Fire Department responded to 16061 Point Lookout Road, in St Mary’s City for the report of a vehicle fire. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a passenger vehicle engulfed in flames. Engine 141 from...
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Several Students Became ill at St. Charles High School Today, 3 Taken to Hospital

Several Students Became ill at St. Charles High School Today, 3 Taken to Hospital

Emergency Fire and Rescue units from Waldorf and surrounding departments operated this morning on a mass casualty incident. Multiple students became ill at St. Charles High School, on Piney Church Road, in Waldorf, after what was determined to be a medical related issue. Crews from Waldorf fire stations 3 and 12 metered the school,...
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Lusby Man Arrested for DUI and Possession of Heroin

Lusby Man Arrested for DUI and Possession of Heroin

On Friday, April 21, 2017, at approximately 3:55 pm, Trooper First Class Costello, of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack  stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on H. G. Trueman Road, in Lusby. Paul Arthur McGinty Jr, 30, of Lusby, was operating the vehicle on a suspended license. The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were...
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St. Leonard Man Arrested for Theft of a Go-Kart and Destruction of Property

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Theft of a Go-Kart and Destruction of Property

On Thursday, April 20, 2017,  at approximately 11:32 pm, Trooper First Class Costello, from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack,  responded to the 1400 block of Woods Rd. in St. Leonard for a reported theft. The victim reported a Go-Kart had been taken from the residence and damage to the rear door had occurred...
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Lennie Phillip “Hot Rod” “Pooh” “Uncle Pooh” Rose, 59

Lennie Phillip “Hot Rod” “Pooh” “Uncle Pooh” Rose, 59

Lennie Phillip “Hot Rod” “Pooh” “Uncle Pooh” Rose, 59, passed away at home unexpectedly on April 20, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. He was the son of the late Barbara Ann “Ludwig” Browning and Jack Luther Rose Jr. Lennie was born on June 11, 1957 in Rocky Mount, NC.  He played on the Varsity Football team at Calvert Sr....
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CSM Honors Student Artwork in Annual Juried Exhibition

CSM Honors Student Artwork in Annual Juried Exhibition

Fanciful ceramic vases and objects, including a yacht on the water and an eye-catching water bird in the reeds. Thought-provoking photography that offers an artist’s view of the ordinary. Paintings, drawings and prints that require a variety of techniques to create. These are some of the select student artworks being showcased through May 5...
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Commissioners Take a Stand Against Dating Violence

Commissioners Take a Stand Against Dating Violence

Statistics from the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness indicate one in three adolescent girls in the U.S. is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. The figure far exceeds victimization rates for other types of violence affecting youth. With this in mind, the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County joined...
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Early Childhood Celebrated by Commissioners

Early Childhood Celebrated by Commissioners

Early Childhood Celebrated by Commissioners Leonardtown, MD – The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services, the Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) and other local organizations, joined the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the National Association for the Education of Young Children to celebrate the Week of the Young Child. The...
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Summer Opportunities in Abundance for CCPS Students

Summer Opportunities in Abundance for CCPS Students

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is sponsoring several summer enrichment opportunities for elementary and middle school students, as well as students entering their first year of high school in the fall. More than 40 camps are available and start the week of June 19. Most sessions are offered Monday through Friday, in the morning...
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Wednesday’s Pet is LUCY AND RICKY

Wednesday’s Pet is LUCY AND RICKY

Wednesday’s Pet for 4/26/17 LUCY AND RICKY Featured Pet: Lucy and Ricky Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: Congenital hip abnormalities, No surgery is needed per the groups orthopedic Veterinarian Breed: Hound Mix Sex: Female and Male Size: Medium (45 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 per...
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Calvert County’s Margaret Dunkle Named One of Maryland’s Top Women

Calvert County’s Margaret Dunkle Named One of Maryland’s Top Women

Calvert County’s own Margaret Dunkle has been selected as one of Maryland’s 100 Top Women for 2017. She was honored at an April 24th gala in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore. As Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record, which sponsors this award, stated: “To be honored as a Top 100 Woman...
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Shoppe for Hospice Announces One-Year Anniversary Celebration

Shoppe for Hospice Announces One-Year Anniversary Celebration

Calvert Hospice and the Shoppe for Hospice are pleased to announce our One-Year Anniversary Celebration at the Shoppe for Hospice, located at 92 Central Square Drive behind Outback Steakhouse. The celebration will be held Tuesday, May 9 at 3 pm. Refreshments will be donated by Dream Weaver Events & Catering. The public is welcome...
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Maryland State Troopers in Leonardtown Host National Drug Take Back Day

Maryland State Troopers in Leonardtown Host National Drug Take Back Day

The Maryland State Police in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration are asking citizens dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 29, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. at state police barracks. State police barracks throughout Maryland will be participating in the National Drug Take Back...
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Sheriff’s Office Asks for Public’s Help Identifying Theft & Fraud Suspects

Sheriff’s Office Asks for Public’s Help Identifying Theft & Fraud Suspects

On Monday, December 5, 2016, at 11 p.m., the suspects used the victim’s stolen credit card to make several large purchases at the Prince Frederick Walmart located at 150 Solomons Island Road in Calvert County. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or this incident is asked to contact Cpl. Corcoran of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Man Wanted for Escape

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Man Wanted for Escape

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating, Ralph Charles Ackroyd, 52, who has an active arrest warrant for escape. On Monday, April 17, 2017, Ackroyd cut off his GPS monitoring system. Ackroyd is described as a white male, 5’09”, and 250 lbs. He has short gray hair and...
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PG County Police Department Arrests Drone Operator at College Park Fire

PG County Police Department Arrests Drone Operator at College Park Fire

Our Homeland Security Division has arrested a suspect after he was caught flying a drone in restricted airspace in the area of the five-alarm fire in College Park today. The suspect is 24-year-old Trevon Miller of Baltimore Avenue in College Park. On April 24, 2017, around 12:30 pm, a police helicopter was flying to assist...
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Glen Dale Woman Arrested for DUI, DWI, Possession of Drugs & Paraphernalia and Multiple Traffic Offenses

Glen Dale Woman Arrested for DUI, DWI, Possession of Drugs & Paraphernalia and Multiple Traffic Offenses

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Deputy N. Buckler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate and conduct a traffic stop, at Northbound Route 4/Sheckells Road, in Huntingtown, on a vehicle that was broadcast as being driven all over the road. As he approached the vehicle from the...
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Lemuel “Mel” Esteban Mendoza, 55

Lemuel “Mel” Esteban Mendoza, 55

Lemuel “Mel” Esteban Mendoza, 55, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Subic, Philippines passed away on April 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. Born on September 30, 1961 in Subic, Philippines, he was the son of Benjamin Mendoza of San Francisco, CA, and the late Valeriana Menodoza. Mel was the loving husband of Adoracion Mendoza,...
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Stefanie Ann Shelton, 33

Stefanie Ann Shelton, 33

Stefanie Ann Shelton, 33, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on April 21, 2017 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. after her struggle with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. She was born June 12, 1983 in Sacramento, CA to Ronald and Margo Shelton of Great Mills, MD. In June 2015, Stefanie earned her Associate of Arts...
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Leo Peter Klear Jr., 74

Leo Peter Klear Jr., 74

Leo Peter Klear Jr., 74, of Leonardtown, MD, died on Friday, April 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Born on May 24, 1942 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the beloved husband of Jo Anne Klear, daughter of Anna Mae Austin. He was cherished as the father of Susan M. Fielders, Brian...
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Nina Lee Pyburn, 73

Nina Lee Pyburn, 73

Nina Lee Pyburn, 73, of Cobb Island, Maryland, died on April 20, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional, LaPlata, Maryland. Born in Washington, DC on August 12, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Joseph W. McCreary and the late Ethel Smithwick McCreary. Nina graduated from the Johnston Willis Nursing School in...
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