Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sandra June Delano “Boonie”, 72

Sandra June Delano “Boonie”, 72

Sandra June Delano “Boonie”, 72, of Chaptico, MD, formerly of Indian Head, MD passed away on April 16, 2018 in her home. Born on May 6, 1945 in Washington, DC she was the daughter of the late Betty June Scott Shotwell and Alfred Shotwell. Sandra is survived by her children; Buddy Willey (Pat) of...
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Cecil Matthew Norris, 75

Cecil Matthew Norris, 75

Cecil Matthew Norris, 75, of Laurel Grove, MD passed away on April 16, 2018 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 19, 1943 in Laurel Grove, MD is was the son of the late Jessie Mae Wood Norris and James Norman Norris. Cecil was the loving husband of Charlene Huseman Norris whom he married on...
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Guy Stanley Ewell, Jr, 99

Guy Stanley Ewell, Jr, 99

Guy Stanley Ewell, Jr, 99, of Hollywood, MD passed away on April 18, 2018 in Callaway, MD. Born on January 17, 1919, he was the son of the late Eunice Marie Brashear Ewell, and Guy S. Ewell, Sr. Guy was the loving husband of Alma Jean McKemy Ewell. He is survived by his children;...
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Karen “Amy” Wood, 56

Karen “Amy” Wood, 56

Karen “Amy” Wood, 56, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on April 18, 2018 in Callaway, MD. Born on June 6, 1961 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Shirley Wood and William Wood. Amy was the loving wife of the late Hoy “Bruce” Wood whom she married on September 12, 1987...
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Cynthia Joan Roper Parker, 93

Cynthia Joan Roper Parker, 93

Cynthia Joan Roper Parker, 93, died April 19, 2018 at her home. Born October 2, 1924 in London, UK, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Percy Roper and Eileen Jessie Lyttle of Reading, UK. She was the wife of Nicholson Parker whom she married on August 11, 1945 at St. Peter’s Church,...
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David “Warren” Reynolds, Sr., 69

David “Warren” Reynolds, Sr. age 69, was born January 19, 1949 in Pruden, Tennessee and died April 16, 2018 in Leonardtown, Maryland. He was a graduate of Fairborn High School in Fairborn, Ohio. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served his country from 1968 until 1972. After leaving the military he...
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Donald W. Megby, 71

Donald W. Megby, 71

Donald W. Megby, 71, of Great Mills, MD, lost his battle with cancer, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Georgetown University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed by all. Don was born on November 29, 1946 in Fauquier County, Virginia to...
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Mark Olen Asp, 75

Mark Olen Asp, 75

Mark Olen Asp, 75 of Leonardtown, MD, formerly of Bradenton, FL, passed away on April 14, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mark was born on October 12, 1942 in Helena, MT to the late Martin Oliver Asp and Vera Agnes Ruffcorn. Mark was a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School....
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Britain J. Gill, 29

Britain J. Gill, 29

Britain Gill passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Heritage Cemetery.
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Rita Elizabeth (Dickerson) Frederick, 94

Rita Elizabeth (Dickerson) Frederick, 94

On April 15, 2018, Rita Elizabeth (Dickerson) Frederick, 94, died peacefully at her home in Abell, MD. She departed this life surrounded by her loving family. Born on September 25, 1923 in Abell, MD, to the late George A. Dickerson and Elizabeth Rich. From her parents’ union, Rita was blessed with nine siblings. On...
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Brenda Darlene Dyson, 56

Brenda Darlene Dyson, 56

Brenda Darlene Dyson, 56 of Washington, DC (formerly of Avenue, MD), passed away on April 16, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 21340 Colton Point Road, Avenue, MD 20609. Interment to...
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Calvin Thomas

Calvin Thomas departed this earthly life on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:00 am until Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 15848 Rock Point Rd., Issue, MD. Interment immediately following at Holy Ghost Church Cemetery.
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Kenneth Maxie Brown

Kenneth Maxie Brown

Peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Kenneth Maxie Brown departed this earthly life in Washington, DC. Family and friends will unite on Monday, April 30, 2018 from 11:00am until time of service 12:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private.
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Cecelia Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas, 87

Cecelia Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas, 87

Cecelia Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas, 87, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s, surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 13, 1930 in Hollywood, MD to the late James Shorts and Mary Stevens. Betty was a lifelong resident of Southern Maryland and enjoyed...
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VIDEO: Fire that Destroyed River’s Edge Restaurant in Benedict Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

VIDEO: Fire that Destroyed River’s Edge Restaurant in Benedict Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

4/20/2018 @ 9:20 p.m.: The Office of the State Fire Marshal reports, the fire at River’s Edge Restaurant, in Benedict was the result of a smoking materials station igniting on the exterior of the building. The fire spread to nearby combustible materials before extending to the building. Employees of the establishment smelled smoke and discovered...
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UPDATE: Victim’s Name Released in Lexington Park Homicide

UPDATE: Victim’s Name Released in Lexington Park Homicide

UPDATE 4/19/2018 @ 5:20 p.m.: Evidence indicates the victim, Britain Jeremy Gill, age 29, of Lexington Park, and the suspect, who at this time is not identified, had a confrontation. During the confrontation, the victim sustained a gunshot wound from a shotgun; the victim later succumbed to his injuries at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Anyone...
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Student Arrested After Two Other Students Overdosed on Pot Brownies Sold to Them at Great Mills High School

Student Arrested After Two Other Students Overdosed on Pot Brownies Sold to Them at Great Mills High School

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Great Mills High School, in Great Mills, a school employee became aware a student was ill and possibly suffering from an overdose, due to eating a brownie which contained THC/CBG, which is derived from marijuana plants. Corporal Kristi Nelson from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was notified...
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Police in Calvert County Save Life of Suicidal Subject

Police in Calvert County Save Life of Suicidal Subject

Troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack saved the life of a man threatening to jump from the third story of an apartment complex. Shortly after 9:00 a.m., on April 17, 2018, troopers from the Price Frederick Barrack responded to the 200 block of Shore Acres Way in Prince Frederick, for the...
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St. Mary’s County Cook Claims $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize

St. Mary’s County Cook Claims $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize

Sheane Ambos of Great Mills, was at a crossroads in his life the day he decided to fill his gas tank and catch up with friends at Pegg Road Shell in Lexington Park. The restaurant cook left with a $50,000 cash infusion that will help him take the steps to advance his career, courtesy...
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19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Pomfret

19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Pomfret

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 11:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a single motor vehicle crash on Marshalls Corner Road near Hole Shot Place in Pomfret. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Dodge pick-up truck was traveling south on Marshalls Corner Road...
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Eight-Year-Old Brings Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun to Park Hall Elementary School

Eight-Year-Old Brings Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun to Park Hall Elementary School

On April 18, 2018, deputies and detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, along with Special Agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, (NCIS), responded to Park Hall Elementary School located on Hermanville Road, in Park Hall, for the report of a student with a handgun. Upon arrival officers made contact with a...
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Fourth Maryland Patient Taken to Hospital with Bleeding From ‘Fake Weed’

Fourth Maryland Patient Taken to Hospital with Bleeding From ‘Fake Weed’

The Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Poison Center have reported the fourth hospitalization in Maryland from individuals experiencing risk of severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids, which are often called Spice, K2, Bliss, Scooby Snax, or fake weed. Clinical signs include bruising, nosebleeds, bleeding of the gums, bleeding out of proportion to...
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Senate GOP Leader Endorses Steve Waugh

Senate GOP Leader Endorses Steve Waugh

Senate Minority Leader J.B. Jennings (R, Baltimore and Harford Counties), announced the GOP Caucus endorsement of Senator Steve Waugh: “He’s a vital part of it…As minority leader, I work with Waugh, and that’s who I’ll be working for in the election.” Last week, a press release from the Governor’s office regarding candidates for State...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Host Prescription Drug Take Back Day

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Host Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the St. Mary’s County Health Department will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for...
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Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack to Hold Recruiting Job Fair

Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack to Hold Recruiting Job Fair

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack will be holding a recruiting job fair on Saturday 4/21/18 from 8am to 2pm. The event will be held at the La Plata Barrack, 9500 Mitchell Road, La Plata, MD 20646. You will be able to speak with the local barrack recruiters, learn about career opportunities within...
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