Monthly Archives: January 2013

Murder/Suicide being Investigated in Charles County

Murder/Suicide being Investigated in Charles County

 On January 29 at 8:21 pm, officers responded to a house in the 3100 block of Heartleaf Lane in Waldorf for the report of a possible shooting. The caller, who lives elsewhere, said she received information from a relative who indicated she had just shot her husband. When officers arrived, they made entry into...
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Nina Bowen Davis, 89

Nina Bowen Davis, 89, of Street passed away Jan. 28 in White Hall. Nina was born in Wallville to the late J. Lloyd and H. Elizabeth Bowen, Sr. Besides her parents, Nina is predeceased by her husband, Clarence E. Davis and siblings, J. Lloyd Bowen, Jr., Ida Lois Humphreys and Celeste B. Billingsley. She...
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James “Jimmy” Franklin Lang, 55

James “Jimmy” Franklin Lang, 55

James “Jimmy” Franklin Lang, 55, of Lexington Park, MD, formerly from Ridge, MD, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 28 in Laurel.  Born on Oct. 28, 1957 in Leonardtown, he was the son of the late Joseph A. Lang, Sr. and Eunice L. Ridgell Lang.  Jimmy is survived by his siblings;...
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Robert Richard “Bobby/Hawk” Hawkins, 79

Robert Richard “Bobby/Hawk” Hawkins, 79

Robert Richard “Bobby/Hawk” Hawkins, 79, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Crofton passed peacefully on Jan. 26 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He was born on July 12, 1933 in Mt. Jackson, VA to the late Robert Johnson Hawkins and the late Nora Ellen (Clem) Hawkins. Bobby was drafted into the Military with the...
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United Way Home Gets a Facelift

United Way Home Gets a Facelift

United Way of Calvert County’s box-framed mid-20th century house got a fresh new look in 2013, with the help of partner agency, Christmas in April of Calvert County. Located in the heart of Prince Frederick at 530 Main Street, the United Way of Calvert County (UWCC) lends its conference space and kitchen out to...
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Flash Flood Watch for Most of State

Flash Flood Watch for Most of State

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of the State this afternoon and evening. Storms moving in from the west may be capable of producing one to two inches of rain per hour. The ground is saturated from recent winter weather, which may produce localized flooding on roadways. High...
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Acton Lane Sewer Rehab Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 31

The Acton Lane Sewer Emergency Rehab public information meeting is rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31 at Thomas Stone High School (3785 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf). Registration will begin at 6 p.m. A brief presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. Exhibits will be available for review before and after the presentation. County staff will be available...
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End Hunger Partners with Applebee’s for Restaurant Week

End Hunger Partners with Applebee’s for Restaurant Week

End Hunger In Calvert County partners with Applebee’s Prince Frederick for Restaurant Week. Restaurant is offering free dessert shooter for each $10 donation. Applebee’s Prince Frederick has joined forces with End Hunger In Calvert County during this year’s Restaurant Week. To support the organization, Applebee’s will give away one free dessert shooter for every $10.00...
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What Are the Gaps in Your Health Care

“What Are the Gaps in Your Health Care?” discussion will be held at the Great Hall in Lusby (next to SMILE) January 30, 2013. Each session begins at 7 pm. For more information, call 410-326-4948 or visit www.middlehamandstpeters.org. These sessions will give the community an opportunity to explore the deeper issues of health care....
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Celebrate Black History Month with Calvert Library!

Celebrate Black History Month with Calvert Library!

Celebrate Black History Month with Calvert Library! Whether you are a history-maker or a youngun’, Calvert Library is offering you multiple ways to celebrate and to learn something new. For the small ones, there will be a make-and-take craft offered at each library location the entire month of February. For children in kindergarten through...
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Swim Make-ups Finally Set!!

The Tri-meet with Calvert and Great Mills has finally been re-scheduled!!! It will take place on Saturday, February 2nd at 6 pm in the Calvert HAC. Also, we honor our Senior swimmers and their parents this Wednesday evening as we host McDonough. Senior Night recognition will begin at 4:40.
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Spring Adult Softball League Registration Announced

The Charles County Department of Public Works will hold registration for the upcoming spring adult softball league from Monday, Feb. 25, through Friday, March 15. League play will start the week of April 21 at Laurel Springs Park and White Plains Park. Teams may register at the Department of Public Works (1001 Radio Station...
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Betty Ann Homan, 85

Betty Ann Homan, 85

Betty Ann Homan, 85, of Lexington Park, formerly from Lincoln, NE passed away on Jan. 29 in Callaway.  Born on Feb. 15, 1927 in Atlanta, GA. she was the daughter of the late Earl and Christine McGehee. Betty was married to the late Bertie Glee Homan, who she married in Lincoln, NE and who...
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David Dale Haines, 90

David Dale Haines, 90

David Dale Haines, 90, formerly of Silver Spring, MD, died peacefully on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 3, 1922 in Pittsburgh, PA and was the son of the late Argosa May (Smith) Haines and the late Fred Edwin Haines. Dave was...
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Maryland Flag to Fly Half Staff Immediately

Maryland Flag to Fly Half Staff Immediately

This is to advise you that Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff immediately. This is in memory of Delegate Hattie Harrison, who died yesterday. Delegate Harrison represented District 45 in Baltimore City since 1973. She was the longest serving member of the House of Delegates. The flag shall...
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Single Vehicle Accident in St. James

Single Vehicle Accident in St. James

On Friday, January, 25 at 9:30p.m., police and rescue crews responded to report of an accident with injuries, along Route 235 and King James Road. in St. James. Crews arrived on scene to discover a Hyundai Elantra overturned with the patient trapped. One person transported from the scene to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life...
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Forrest Center Hosting SkillsUSA Regional Competition

Forrest Center Hosting SkillsUSA Regional Competition

The Dr. James A. Forrest Career & Technology Center is hosting the Maryland SkillsUSA Southern Regional Competition on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the school. Contests open to the public at 9:00 a.m. and the awards assembly starts at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to...
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“Women Softball Players Wanted for 2013 Season!

“Women Softball Players Wanted for 2013 Season! St. Mary’s County Women’s Slow Pitch Softball League is looking for players. If interested please contact Dana Stauffer at tidbit_03@hotmail.com”
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MSP 17th Annual “Polar Bear Plunge” Supports Special Olympics

MSP 17th Annual “Polar Bear Plunge” Supports Special Olympics

On Saturday, January 26,  Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis hosted the 17th Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge.   Thousands of people from around the area to braved the  frigid waters for a good cause. Each participant  solicited  pledges from friends, family and associates to raise awareness and help support  Special Olympics across Maryland. Preceding Saturday’s...
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Three Month’s to Pass a Budget

Three Month’s to Pass a Budget

To give Congress time to pass a budget, the House of Representatives will vote this week on a temporary three-month debt limit increase. But if the House or Senate fails to pass a budget in that time, Members of Congress will not be paid. Here are some facts to remember: • “The principle is...
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Library Makes Meeting Rooms Available to Community

Library Makes Meeting Rooms Available to Community

Most everyone knows that Calvert Library Prince Frederick and Fairview Branch have meeting rooms where library events, workshops and classes take place. Not everyone knows that those rooms are available for community groups and nonprofits to reserve for free when the library is not using them. When the new location for Southern Branch opens,...
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Forrest “Sandy ” York, 66

Forrest “Sandy ” York, 66

Forrest “Sandy ” York, 66, of Hollywood died Jan. 26 at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s, Callaway, MD. Sandy was born April 12, 1946, in Berea, OH, to the late Janet (Bailey) York and Forrest York, Sr. Sandy moved to St. Mary’s County in 1977 and married his wife of 33 years, Kathy...
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John “Randy” Martin, 65

John “Randy” Martin, 65

John “Randy” Martin, 65, of Lexington Park died Jan. 25 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C. Born March 8, 1947 in Greensboro, NC, he was the son of the late William Thomas Martin and Edna Faye Tolley Martin. Randy earned a Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of...
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John Edward “Stump” Trossbach, 83

John Edward “Stump” Trossbach, 83

John Edward “Stump” Trossbach, 83 of Browns Mills, NJ passed away on Jan. 25 at home with his family by his side. Born Dec. 18, 1929 in Dameron he was the son of the late Louis Tippett Trossbach and Caroline (Norris) Trossbach. John was a native of Dameron. He was drafted into the U.S....
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Judith Ann Wilson, 67

Judith Ann Wilson, 67

Judith Ann Wilson, 67, of Brandywine, MD, died Jan. 25 at Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Clinton, MD. Born Feb. 22, 1945 in Washington, D.C. she was the daughter of Robert Milton Grimes, Sr. and Doris Elizabeth Jameson Grimes. Judith worked as a Legal Secretary for Robert H. Moreland, Attorney. Judith loved crabbing and hunting...
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