Monthly Archives: November 2017

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70 of Leonardtown, MD passed away at his home on November 18, 2017. Born on December 17, 1946, he was the son of the late Mary Susan Hall Long, and Joseph Albert Long, III. Joseph was the loving husband of Linda Thompson Long, whom he married on July 12, 1969...
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Kevin Adam Howell

Kevin Adam Howell

Kevin Adam Howell went to our Lord Jesus Christ on November 13, 2017. He passed away in his home among loved ones. He was born February 21, 1984 in Clinton, Maryland to James Edward Howell, Jr. and Linda Marie Howell. Kevin Adam Howell was a loving father, a grateful son, a giving husband and...
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Thelma Jean Crine

Thelma Jean Crine

Thelma Jean Crine, of Mechanicsville, Maryland, passed away November 16, 2017, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Maryland, with her loving husband at her side. She was born December 15, 1950, in Morgantown, West Virginia to the late Clayde B. Rogers and Thelma Marie Cottrell. Jean was not only a stay at home...
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Mary Juliana Knott, 92

Mary Juliana Knott, 92

Mary Juliana Knott, 92, of Mechanicsville, MD (formerly of St. Mary’s City) passed away November 18, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 18, 1925 to the late Joseph Leonard Mayor Sr. and Myrtle Elizabeth Ridgell Mayor. Juliana married the love of her life, James I. Knott,...
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Anita Louise Davis, 78

Anita Louise Davis, 78

Anita Louise Davis, 78, of Leonardtown, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD with her loving daughters at her side. She was born on February 5, 1939 in Washington, DC to the late Albert Lester Peacock and Mannetta Foster Peacock. Anita spent many years as a...
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Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68

Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68

Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68, of Ridge, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at Med Star St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on January 19, 1949 to the late Calvin Theodore Abell, Sr. and Agnes Rosalee Franck. Ted is a 1966 graduate of St. Mary’s Ryken High School. On October...
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Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74

Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74

Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74, of Leonardtown, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 25, 1943 in Baltimore, MD to the late Paul Owen Pumphrey and Lillian Spinks Pumphrey. Pauline was a 1962 graduate of Berkley Springs High School in West...
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Constance Walker Wettengel, 74

Constance Walker Wettengel, 74

Constance Walker Wettengel, 74, passed away suddenly at her home in Dameron, MD on November 19, 2017. Heaven gained its best and brightest angel that morning, and she would want this time to be happy, joyful and filled with stories and love. In addition to being survived by her beloved husband of 58 years,...
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Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89

Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89

Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89, of Valley Lee, MD formerly from Cheverly, MD, and Wilkesbarre, PA passed away on November 17, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on December 17, 1927 in Wilkerbarre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Schydlowski, and Casmir Schydlowski. Marty was the loving wife the late Herbert Lee...
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Doris Ann Gibson

Doris Ann Gibson

Peacefully on Saturday, November 18, 2017 Doris Ann Gibson departed this earthly life. Family will unite with friends on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm and on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 11:00am until time of service 12:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow...
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John Paul Miles, Jr., 78

John Paul Miles, Jr., 78

John Paul Miles, Jr., 78 of California, MD, entered into eternal rest on November 19, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. John was surrounded by his loving children and family members. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, December 2, 2017 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Robbery on Great Mills Road

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Robbery on Great Mills Road

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Thursday, November 2, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the victim reported he was robbed outside of Lex’s Laundromat located at 21628 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The victim stated while he was at his vehicle, the suspect assaulted...
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Wednesday’s Pet is PENEE

Wednesday’s Pet is PENEE

Wednesday’s Pet for 11/22/17 PENEE Featured Pet: Penee Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Terrier/Pointer Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium 45 lbs Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 includes spay, UTD vaccines, deworming and flea and tick prevention applied and pup is microchipped Penee #7724 is a loving 2-year-old...
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MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

11/21/2017 – MISSING PERSON LOCATED: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has located Matthew Horace Mason, 79, of White Plains, who was reported missing on November 19. Mason was located on November 21 in Glen Burnie, and will be reunited with family members and returned home. 11/201/2017: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has activated a...
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Think Fire Safety at Thanksgiving

Think Fire Safety at Thanksgiving

The kitchen is the heart of every home and safety must be the first recipe to follow when preparing the family feast.  On Thanksgiving Day a lot of activities are occurring with friends and family in the home.  “Holidays are a time of celebration. Please follow these simple guidelines to ensure a fire safe...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in solving a murder that occurred 37 years ago. Deborah Ann “Missy” Brooks, 17, was abducted on November 13, 1980, just blocks from her house in Northeast Washington, DC. Her body was discovered the following day in a wooded area in Charles County. Her brother,...
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Exclusive Video: Pilot Uninjured in Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport

Exclusive Video: Pilot Uninjured in Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport

On Monday, November 20, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., firefighters and emergency personnel were dispatched to the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Airport Road, in Hollywood, for the report of a airplane in distress. The pilot reported he was experiencing a problem with his landing gear. The pilot circled the area to burn off...
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Maryland State Police DUI Arrests for Charles County – 11/20/2017

DUI Arrests for the La Plata Barrack from 10/28/17 through 11/19/17 NAME DATE & TIME OF ARREST TROOPER AGE CITY & STATE OF RESIDENCE CASTO, CONCETTA MAY 10/28/2017@0320 ZENTKOVICH 26 NEWBURG, MD MITCHELL, HERMAN LEE 10/28/2017@2158 ROTH 63 FORT WASHINGTON, MD WILLIAMS,JSUTIN DAVID 10/29/2017@0148 GALGAN 32 LA PLATA, MD TEACH, MIA DANIELLE 10/30/2017@2350 ZENTKOVICH...
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Victims Identified in Two Separate Charles County Fatal Fires

Victims Identified in Two Separate Charles County Fatal Fires

On November 15, 2017, two individuals were victims of two fires in the County. At approximately 5:40 a.m. a 911 call came in reporting someone possibly trapped in a trailer located on the property of 1775 Marhsall Hall Road in Bryan’s Road. The victim has been identified as 53 year old Duane F. Crispell,...
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Firearms Deer Season Opens in Maryland

Firearms Deer Season Opens in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that the two-week firearm deer season opens Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 9. Hunters may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this hunting season. “The two-week firearms season is our most popular hunting opportunity in the state,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “Not only is...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 11/20/2017 to 11/24/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 11/20/2017 to 11/24/2017

During the week of November 20, to November 24, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday, all...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Dead Body Found Along Leonardtown Road in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Dead Body Found Along Leonardtown Road in Waldorf

On Friday, November 17, 2017, at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 13000 block of Zekiah Drive in Waldorf for the report of a deceased male lying in the grassy area between a school and Leonardtown Road. Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, along with Forensics...
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Joseph Test Hatfield, 80

Joseph Test Hatfield, 80

Joseph Test Hatfield of Dunkirk, MD, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at the age of 80. Joseph was born in Lancaster, PA, on February 5, 1937 to Jean and Benjamin Hatfield. For 61 years, he was the beloved husband of Barbara L. Hatfield. He was the loving father of Joe...
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Joyce Virginia Tipton, 77

Joyce Virginia Tipton, 77

Joyce Virginia Tipton, 77 of Ocean View, Delaware (formerly of Nanjemoy, Maryland), died November 14, 2017, from a long battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Joyce was a Certified Medical Assistant at doctors’ offices. She was a very caring and loving woman who loved her family with passion. She loved the beach,...
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Jamie Robert Weimert, 29

Jamie Robert Weimert, 29, of Cobb Island, died unexpectedly on November 12, 2017. He was born on September 29, 1988, and is the son of Lori and Derrick Spears. Jamie was to everybody, exactly what they needed. He was a devoted and loving son, brother, and father. He was a kind and giving friend....
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