Monthly Archives: December 2015

Jean “Joan” Marie Williams Turner, 95

Jean “Joan” Marie Williams Turner, 95

Jean Marie Williams Turner, 95, formerly of Memphis, TN, died on November 25, 2015, at Sagepoint Senior Living. She was the widow of Homer D. Turner, Jr. Mrs. Turner was a native Memphian, where she was a former member and frequent officer of many societies, to include: Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Releases Video of Officer’s Egregious Actions: Chief Condemns Behavior

Prince George’s County Police Department Releases Video of Officer’s Egregious Actions: Chief Condemns Behavior

Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw today strongly condemned the actions of Officer Jenchesky Santiago following his conviction on charges of first and second degree assault, misconduct in office and the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. Santiago was convicted for behavior which occurred while he was...
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Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Strong-Armed Robbery Case

Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Strong-Armed Robbery Case

On November 28, 2015 at 2:09 a.m., a woman was walking down the stairs of her apartment building located at 3525 Stone Commons Place in Waldorf when a male walked past her and then suddenly turned and placed an object against her back and threatened her with harm. The suspect stole the woman’s ring,...
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Police Investigating Death of 32-Year-Old Female in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Death of 32-Year-Old Female in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to a residence on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park for the report of a 32-year-old female not breathing. A female subject was discovered inside the residence and cold to the touch at the time...
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La Plata Police Assist with Toys For Tots

La Plata Police Assist with Toys For Tots

La Plata Police Officers in the Community: For the 5th year in a row the La Plata Police Department is partnering with the United States Marine Corps Reserve in the Toys for Tots Campaign. All of the toys collected will be delivered to less fortunate children in Charles County. Donations of new toys can...
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CMH Spotlight Music Series: Christmas, “The Most Wonderful Time”

CMH Spotlight Music Series: Christmas, “The Most Wonderful Time”

The CMH Foundation’s Christmas Spotlight Music Series will present “The Most Wonderful Time” on Monday,, December 7 at 7: 30 p.m. at St. Nicholas Lutheran Church on Plum Point Road in Huntingtown. Admission is $20 and proceeds will benefit the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Doors open at 7 p.m. Register online...
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SMCPS’ Overall SAT Averages Outperforms State and National SAT Averages

SMCPS’ Overall SAT Averages Outperforms State and National SAT Averages

St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ (SMCPS) students exceeded national and state averages on the Scholastic Achievement Tests (SAT). With a total number of test takers of 612, SMCPS’ students had an average combined score of 1546 out of 2400. The SAT is a standardized test that colleges use to evaluate applicants. It is designed...
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Positions Now Available for 2016 Winter Youth Basketball Program

Positions Now Available for 2016 Winter Youth Basketball Program

Applications are now being accepted for part time positions for the 2016 Winter Basketball Season. The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks will continue to accept applications until all positons are filled. The following positions are available: Basketball Referees – Grades 3 – 8 Basketball Program (salary: $15.30 per game) Instructional Basketball Instructors –...
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Robert Edward “Bob” Braddock, Sr., 73

Robert Edward “Bob” Braddock, Sr., 73

Robert Edward “Bob” Braddock, Sr., 73 of Hollywood, MD died on November 30, 2015 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 7, 1942, in Trenton, NJ to the late Everett G. Braddock and Edna Helene Ball Braddock. In...
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Darrell Daniel Williams

Darrell Daniel Williams

On Wednesday, November 28, 2015, Baby Darrell, went home to be with the Lord. Friends may unite with the family on Saturday, December 5, from 9 am until time of service 10 am at First Baptist Church of Waldorf located at 10045 Bunker Hill Road in Waldorf, MD 20603. Interment will follow at Heritage Cemetery...
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Doris Russell

Doris Russell

Doris Russell departed this earthly life on Saturday, November 28, 2015. She is survived by her loving children, Rawn Russell, Jr., Tiann (Gregory) Lawrence, Chante` Campbell; sister, Vernette Clemons; brother, Darryl David; two grandchildren, Logan and Gavin Lawrence and a host of other relatives and friends. Family and friends will unite on Monday, December...
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It’s Never to Late to Give Thanks

It’s Never to Late to Give Thanks

Today is Giving Tuesday. Help bring smiles to the children of over 500 Wounded Warriors this Friday as the Foundation 4 Heroes travels north to the USO Christmas Party and will be donating over 1,000 superhero capes and masks to them. Pictured to the right is Scott Pfister, President and COO of Precise Systems,...
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Maryalice Huffman, 92

Maryalice Huffman, 92

Maryalice Huffman, 92, died peacefully in her home at Asbury~Solomons from complications of pancreatic cancer on November 29, 2015. She was born August 10, 1923 to Charles and Edith (Pearce) Flinner in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. She relocated with her family to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. in 1936, graduated from Eastern High School in...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Unit Gains Ground in 1998 “Jane Doe” Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Unit Gains Ground in 1998 “Jane Doe” Cold Case

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Unit (FSU) has recently made significant progress in the June 1998 case of a homicide of an unidentified woman, whose body was discovered in an overgrown area off of Irving Road in Bel Alton. In the years since the woman’s body was discovered, CCSO detectives and members...
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Alzheimer’s Association Shares 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association Shares 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

In addition to a new dessert recipe or family vacation photos, bring an important gift home this holiday season and become educated about the warning signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association has seen a rise in calls to its 24-hour Helpline, 800-272-3900, during and after the holiday season when people visit...
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Leonard Hall Recreation Center Hosts Open Skate Night Sessions Every Saturday Evening

Leonard Hall Recreation Center Hosts Open Skate Night Sessions Every Saturday Evening

Looking for an evening of roller skating fun? Well, strap on your skates and bring your family and friends to Leonard Hall Recreation Center in Leonardtown! Ages: All ages Days: Saturdays (year round) Time: 6 – 9 p.m. Fee: $5 per person. Skates available for rental at $2.50 per person or bring your own. For more...
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New Direction Community Theater Combines Christmas and Pirates

New Direction Community Theater Combines Christmas and Pirates

New Direction Community Theater will present “The Scalawags’ Christmas,” its annual holiday show for children, Dec. 4-13 at the Long Beach Community Center, 5825 Calvert Boulevard in St. Leonard. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. For...
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Colonial Christmas at Historic St. Mary’s

Colonial Christmas at Historic St. Mary’s

On December 5th, 2015 begin a new holiday tradition with Historic St. Mary’s City’s Colonial Christmas and discover the spirit of Christmas past in the 17th- century. Guests follow the journey of a recently freed servant as he desperately searches for love. The people he meets on his journey offer insight on how he...
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Solomons Man Arrested After Exposing Himself in Walmart Parking Lot to Female Shopper

Solomons Man Arrested After Exposing Himself in Walmart Parking Lot to Female Shopper

On Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 12:39 am, Trooper Mulhearn from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack was approached by a female shopper at the Wal-Mart in California. The woman advised that a male was exposing himself and following her around the parking lot. Tpr. Mulhearn and Tpr. Capranica made contact with the suspect, Lamar Antonio Allen,...
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Hollywood Man Arrested Again for Violating Protective Order

Hollywood Man Arrested Again for Violating Protective Order

On November 27, 2015 at 11:16 am, Trooper First Class Pitcher from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack initiated a traffic stop on a white SUV for a minor traffic violation. Contact was made with the driver, David Thomas Dillow, 30, of Hollywood, and investigation revealed he was in violation of a Final Protective...
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Mechanicsville Woman Arrested Again and Again for Shoplifting

Mechanicsville Woman Arrested Again and Again for Shoplifting

In two separate incidents, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack charged  Amy Marie Copsey, 33, of Mechanicsville, with theft. On Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 4:44 pm, Copsey attempted to steal numerous items from the Wal-Mart in California. She was issued a “Notice Not To Trespass” and charged with Theft Less than $1000 by...
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Florence Gertrude Buckler, 82

Florence Gertrude Buckler, 82

Florence Gertrude Buckler, 82 of Chaptico, MD died on November 28, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born October 11, 1933, in Mitchellville, MD she was the daughter of the late Ollie Joseph Walker and Marie King. Florence was born and raised on a farm, then married her beloved husband, Joseph I....
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Doris Jean Buckler, 81

Doris Jean Buckler, 81

Doris Jean Buckler, 81 of Mechanicsville, MD died on November 24, 2015 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD, surrounded by her loving family. Born June 2, 1934, in Orville, MD she was the daughter of the late George Posey and Mildred Thompson Posey. Doris was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County....
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Joelle Lynn Adams, 17

Joelle Lynn Adams, 17

Joelle Lynn Adams, 17, of Hollywood, MD died on November 24, 2015 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD, surrounded by her loving family. Born April 19, 1998, in Monterey, CA, she is the daughter of Charles Adams and Darla (Hosey) Adams of Hollywood, MD. Joelle is a 2015 graduate of Leonardtown High School,...
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