Monthly Archives: May 2014

Public Invited to Battle of Midway Observance Event

Public Invited to Battle of Midway Observance Event

Join NAS Patuxent River on Wednesday, June 4, to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway, one of the Navy’s largest victories in history. Hear about Midway veterans who were also assigned to the naval air station and how their bravery helped change the course of the war in the Pacific and...
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US Navy Premiere Country-Bluegrass Band Returns for Free Concert at St. Charles

US Navy Premiere Country-Bluegrass Band Returns for Free Concert at St. Charles

The St. Charles Companies proudly welcomes the U.S. Navy’s premiere country-bluegrass band, Country Current, for a free waterfront concert on Friday evening, June 6th at 7:00 PM as they return to the St. Charles’ Sunset Concert Festival. Country Current is nationally renowned for its versatility and “eye-popping” musicianship, performing a blend of modern country...
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Mary Ethel Fenwick, 83

Mary Ethel Fenwick, 83 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on May 27, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on April 13, 1931 in Park Hall, MD, she was the loving daughter of the late Mamie E. Toney Fenwick and Gerald Fenwick. Mary is survived by her son John Wayne Fenwick. She is preceded in...
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Bradley Jay Phillips, 59

Bradley Jay Phillips, 59

Bradley Jay Phillips, 59 of Hollywood, MD formerly from Chapmanville, PA, passed away in Hollywood, MD. Born on July 2, 1954 in Oil City, PA, he was the loving son of the late Carol Phillips and William Phillips. Bradley was the loving husband of Belinda Phillips whom he married in St. Mary’s County, MD...
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California Man Charged With Trespassing

California Man Charged With Trespassing

On May 20, 2014, Sergeant Safford of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, assigned to the Lexington Park COPs UNIT, observed Aubrey Robby Robinson, 22, of California, on the property of Great Mills LLC, at 21614 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, after having been served a notice not to trespass for the property...
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Two Arrested After Escapee Found Hiding out at Lexington Park Hotel

Two Arrested After Escapee Found Hiding out at Lexington Park Hotel

On January 7, 2014, Ryan Samuel Young, 27, of no fixed address, was confined to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending sentencing for his involvement in a theft. He was granted permission to attend the Walden – Anchor Treatment Center located in California, Maryland. Young remained at the program with special permission to...
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Leonardtown Woman Charged With Filing a False Report

Leonardtown Woman Charged With Filing a False Report

On May 22, 2014, Deputy Roszell of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to an apartment on Goddard Court in Leonardtown, for a reported burglary. Deandrea Lavoque Thomas, 29, of Leonardtown, alleged sometime between 9:00 PM on 5-21-14 and 9:00 a.m., on 5-22-14 unknown suspect(s) entered her residence and stole a lap top, Play...
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Abell Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Abell Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

On Monday, May 26, 2014, security at the Loveville Tavern in Mechanicsville, ordered Wayne Mitchell Thomas Jr., 33, of Abell, out of the bar. As Thomas exited the bar he began to curse and argue with a friend about leaving. Corporal Stone ordered Thomas to stop cursing and to leave the area. Thomas continued...
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Charles County Graduation Information and End-of-Year Reminders

Charles County Graduation Information and End-of-Year Reminders

More than 2,100 Charles County public high school seniors are expected to graduate in ceremonies planned for May 30, and June 2-3. Ceremonies for Henry E. Lackey, La Plata, Maurice J. McDonough, Thomas Stone and Westlake high schools will be held at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro on May 30, and June...
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2nd Annual End Hunger Dragon Boat Festival

2nd Annual End Hunger Dragon Boat Festival

Calvert County officially kicks off the summer with the 2nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday June 21st from 9AM – 5PM in North Beach MD. That day, over 3,000 spectators will line the Boardwalk in North Beach to watch as 34 teams compete for the fastest time across the finish line. Local food,...
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Career and Technology Education Commencement

Career and Technology Education Commencement

Despite the rain, parents and relatives lined the walls of the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center on Friday, May 16th to commend the 44 students who successfully completed a two-year Career and Technology Education (CTE) program. This is the first annual commencement, a ceremony modeled after a typical high school commencement exercise to provide...
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Military Families Visit HSMC Free This Summer

Military Families Visit HSMC Free This Summer

Historic St. Mary’s City (HMSC) is one of 2,000 Blue Star Museums across the nation offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer. The program runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, September 1, 2014. This collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the...
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June Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

June Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

June is packed full of activities and fun at the Calvert Marine Museum. For a complete listing of all museum events and programs, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Tuesday, June 3 Thursdays, June 5 and 12 Sea Squirts: Nature’s Shapes and Sizes 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. FREE drop-in program from for toddlers 18...
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Peter John Rivers, 61

Peter John Rivers, 61

Peter John Rivers, 61 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on May 26, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his loving family after an 18-month battle with cancer. Peter was born in Clevedon, Somerset, England, on May 3, 1953, to the late Rev. Arthur Rivers and Mary Russell Rivers. He moved to the United...
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Wednesday’s Pet April was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet April was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet for 05/22/14 is April Featured Pet: April Rescue Group: Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Golden Retriever/Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact Rescue April is a 1-year old friendly female, golden mix. April is playful, affectionate and likes to run. She is...
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UPDATE: Suspicious Package found at the McDonalds

UPDATE: Suspicious Package found at the McDonalds

UPDATE 1:20 p.m.: Official Sheriff’s Office Statement. On May 28, 2014 at 6:46 AM, a citizen called the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) and reported seeing a male subject place a duffle bag under the soda machines inside the McDonald’s restaurant located on Merchant’s Lane in the Leonardtown Center. The subject then walked out of...
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“Baby Shower” to Help Homeless Kittens

“Baby Shower” to Help Homeless Kittens

The warm weather months are a busy time for animal shelters across the country, due to a large influx of puppies and kittens. To care for the many litters of kittens they will receive and keep up with the demand for supplies, the Tri-County Animal Shelter is holding a “Baby Shower for Kittens” on...
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Patriots Blow Out Blue Crabs 9-1

Patriots Blow Out Blue Crabs 9-1

After falling behind by a run, the Somerset Patriots reeled off nine unanswered runs to win going away over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 9-1 at TD Bank Ballpark. The Blue Crabs wrap up their eight-game road trip with a 1-7 record. After falling behind 1-0 through 3 1/2 innings, the Patriots responded with...
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Students Graduate From Adult Independence Program

Students Graduate From Adult Independence Program

The Charles County Public Schools Adult Independence Program (AIP) held its 15th annual graduation ceremony on Friday, May 16 at North Point High School. The Class of 2014 featured four graduates: Michael Clark, Ashley Jenkins, Britney McQueen and Fakiha Tariq. Graduate Michael Clark served as the student commencement speaker, and shared his experiences with...
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Lexington Park Woman Punches Deputy and Kicks out Patrol car Window After Arrest for Disorderly Conduct

Lexington Park Woman Punches Deputy and Kicks out Patrol car Window After Arrest for  Disorderly Conduct

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11:35 a..m., Sergeant Safford of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, assigned to the Lexington Park COPs Unit, was in the parking lot of Lex’s Apartments located on Great Mills Road attempting to locate a subject with an arrest warrant. Sergeant Safford asked Jovan Denise Fenwick, 20, of...
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Catherine Naoma Blackwell Travers, 95

Catherine Naoma Blackwell Travers, 95

Catherine Naoma Blackwell Travers, 95 of Piney Point, MD, affectionately known as “Granny”, “Aunt Mutt”, “Fast Granny” and “Ki”, was born to the late Ross Edward and Hattie Mae Clayton on May 23, 1919 on St. George’s Island and humbly departed this life in her home on May 22, 2014. She was married to...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Burglary, Theft and Property Destruction

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Burglary, Theft and Property Destruction

On May 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM, the Emergency Communications Center dispatched a burglary in progress to a vacant residence in the 26000 block of Yowaiski Mill Road in Mechanicsville. A witness observed a gold vehicle parked in front of the residence and a male suspect exit the vehicle and go to the back...
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Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 4998 to Host Health Fair May 31st

Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 4998 to Host Health Fair May 31st

The Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 4998 will be hosting a Health Fair focused on Kidney Failure and Diabetes this Saturday, May 31st, from 1 – 4 PM at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, located at 42455 Fairgrounds Road, Leonardtown, MD. Admission is FREE and open to the public! A group of four Junior...
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Mary Agnes “Aggie” Farrell 79

Mary Agnes “Aggie” Farrell 79

Mary Agnes “Aggie” Farrell, 79 of Compton, MD, passed away on May 25, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Born August 25, 1934 in Pearson, MD, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. Mattingly, Sr., and Agnes Gertrude Miles Mattingly. Aggie is survived by her husband James “Arthur” Farrell, whom she married...
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BalanceLogic Accepted To Maryland Green Registry

BalanceLogic Accepted To Maryland Green Registry

BalanceLogic, a Southern Maryland based Small Business Solutions Company, has recently announced they have earned membership to the Maryland Green Registry for their continued effort in sound environmental practices. The Maryland Green Registry is a state-wide initiative through the Maryland Department of the Environment. This voluntary program promotes and recognizes organizations that demonstrate leadership...
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