Monthly Archives: February 2019

Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season

Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported today that deer hunters harvested 77,382 deer during the combined archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 7, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019. The statewide harvest included 29,699 antlered and 44,249 antlerless white-tailed deer; and 1,609 antlered and 1,825 antlerless sika deer. The harvest was 11 percent lower than...
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Rockfish Population in Trouble, New Study Finds; Catch Limits Likely

Rockfish Population in Trouble, New Study Finds; Catch Limits Likely

Striped bass or rockfish, one of the most prized species in the Chesapeake Bay and along the Atlantic Coast, are being overfished according to a new assessment of the stock’s health — a finding that will likely trigger catch reductions for a species long touted as a fisheries management success. The bleak preliminary findings...
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Townhouse Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters in Waldorf

Townhouse Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters in Waldorf

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, at approximately 12:00 p.m., firefighters from Charles County, and Prince Georges County responded to 3405 Ryon Court in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. Units arrived on scene to find a 2-story middle of the row town-home with light smoke showing. Once inside, firefighters reported a fire in the...
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Vehicle Fire in Mechanicsville Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters

Vehicle Fire in Mechanicsville Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, at approximately 12:30 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Seventh District, Charles County, and Prince Georges County responded to 29890 Chickasaw Place in Mechanicsville, for the reported vehicle fire threatening a residence. Crews arrived on scene to find a vehicle in the driveway fully engulfed in fire. Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department put...
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MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for January 2019 is TFC Marcus Manning

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for January 2019 is TFC Marcus Manning

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper First Class Marcus Manning as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for January 2019. Trooper First Class Manning demonstrates a high level of professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He continuously applies himself and is consistently conscientious in the performance of his...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Armed Robbery at Donut Connection in Lexington Park

Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Armed Robbery at Donut Connection in Lexington Park

On February 16, 2019, deputies of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Donut Connection at 21801 North Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park for a reported robbery. Preliminary investigation revealed a black male suspect threatened an employee with a weapon and forced entry to the business. Once inside of the business,...
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Vincent Faron Hubbert,11

Vincent Faron Hubbert,11

Vincent Faron Hubbert,11, of North Beach, MD passed away on February 13, 2019. Vincent was born on May 27, 2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii to TJ and Vicky Hubbert. His military family moved to Maryland in 2009. Vincent was in the 6th grade at Northern Middle School in Owings, MD. Vincent was very energetic and...
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Fast Moving Storm Could Produce Wintery Mix in Southern and Eastern Maryland

Fast Moving Storm Could Produce Wintery Mix in Southern and Eastern Maryland

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is closely monitoring a winter storm associated with a cold front that will affect mostly southern and eastern Maryland. The storm is forecast to make its way through late-Friday into Saturday morning. Elsewhere in Maryland forecasts call for rain, and MDOT SHA will carefully...
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Tyrone Tolson, Sr

Tyrone Tolson, Sr. of Temple Hills, MD passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Friends may unite with the family on Friday, February 15, from 9:00 am until time of Homegoing Celebration at 11:00 am at Tree of Life Christian Ministries located at 9109 Piscataway Road in Clinton, MD 20735. Interment Cedar Hill...
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Lt. Colonel (Ret) Rufus Thornton, 77

Lt. Colonel (Ret) Rufus Thornton, 77

Lt. Colonel (Ret) Rufus Thornton, 77 of Clinton, MD, entered into eternal rest on January 30, 2019. Family and friends will unite for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at New Hope AME Church, 233 Pataula Park Rd, Fort Gaines, GA. On Saturday, February...
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James C. Quade, Jr, 92

James C. Quade, Jr, 92

James C. Quade, Jr, 92, of Leonardtown, Maryland died peacefully on Friday, February 8 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center. Born on October 18, 1926, in River Springs, MD he was one of eleven children of the late James Carroll Quade, Sr and Grace Irene Lacey Quade. Mr. Quade is survived by his wife of...
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Barbara Gail Allgood (Hyde)

Barbara Gail Allgood (Hyde)

It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Gail Allgood (maiden name Hyde) announce her passing on February 10, 2019. She passed peacefully with her family by her side. She was the wife of John Edward Allgood and resided in St. Mary’s County, MD for 45 years. She was born in Honesdale,...
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Clarence Edward Robinson

Clarence Edward Robinson

Clarence Edward Robinson departed this earthly life Saturday, February 9, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am at St. Martin Catholic Church, 1908 N. Capitol St, NW Washington, DC. Interment following at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, MD.
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Nancy W. Lippert, 82

Nancy W. Lippert, 82

Nancy W. Lippert, 82 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on February 11, 2019 at her residence in Charlotte Hall, MD. Nancy was born on April 29, 1936 to the late John E. Walsh and the late Mary Wright Walsh in Archbald, PA. Nancy was a member of the 5th District Homemakers, the Scarlet...
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James Earl Myers

James Earl Myers

It is with a heavy heart, that the family of James Earl Myers of Riviera Beach, MD announces his sudden passing. James was born on August 22, 1943 in Baltimore, Md. and passed away peacefully on February 13, 2019 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans’ Home, with daughter, Julie, by his side. James is predeceased...
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Steven Baker Young, 61

Steven Baker Young, 61

Steven Baker Young, 61, of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, (formerly of Aquasco, MD), passed away on February 10, 2019 in Pennsylvania. Born on September 16, 1957, he was the son of Marion Baker Young and Jane Duke Heaton Young. “Stevey” graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy in Charlotte Hall, MD in 1975 and proudly served in...
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Susan Flanders Pulliam, 73

Susan Flanders Pulliam, 73

Susan Flanders Pulliam, 73 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on February 10, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born December 6, 1945 in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late William Flanders and Gloria (Bergman) Flanders. Susan married the love of her life, Charles Kenneth Pulliam on February 17, 1965 in...
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Ethel Louise Gainer, 72

Ethel Louise Gainer, 72

Ethel Louise Gainer, 72, of Mechanicsville passed away on February 10, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Ethel was born on December 30, 1946 in Leonardtown, Maryland to the late Lawrence Raley Buckler, Sr. and late Mary Catherine “Sis” Smith (Ryce). Ethel was a graduate of Margaret Brent High School. She married...
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Richard Allen Erickson, 75

Richard Allen Erickson, 75

Richard Allen Erickson, 75, of Simpsonville, SC passed away on February 9, 2019. Richard was born on July 7, 1943 in Bangor, ME to the late Christine Frances Erickson and Harold Allen Erickson. Richard graduated in 1961 from West Aurora High School in Aurora, IL, went to West Aurora Junior College for some time...
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Rae Celestine “Mommer” Garner, 87

Rae Celestine “Mommer” Garner, 87

Rae Celestine “Mommer” Garner, 87, of Hollywood, MD passed away February 7, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 14, 1931 in Mechanicsville, MD to the late Bernard Melvin Wood and Margaret Ann Pilkerton Wood. Rae is a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. On (June 30, 1951) she married her...
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La Plata Man Arrested After Being Found Drunk and Unconscious at Super Suds

La Plata Man Arrested After Being Found Drunk and Unconscious at Super Suds

On January 23, 2019, at approximately 7:00 pm, Officers from the La Plata Police Department were dispatched for the report of a black adult male who was unconscious and breathing at the La Plata Super Suds located on Crain Highway. When the officer arrived on scene, he observed a male sleeping on a laundry...
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Say Hello to Chandler and Hope, the Stars of the Port Tobacco Bald Eagle Cam

Say Hello to Chandler and Hope, the Stars of the Port Tobacco Bald Eagle Cam

The stars of the Port Tobacco Bald Eagle Cam officially have names! Say hello to Chandler and Hope – named by Leslie Davies-Hilliard. Leslie proposed the names Chandler and Hope after the well-known estate in Port Tobacco, Chandler’s Hope. This estate was owned by the Chandler family, a distinguished first family in the Port...
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Judges Rule Charles County School System Did Not Violate Student’s Rights

Judges Rule Charles County School System Did Not Violate Student’s Rights

A Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled this week that La Plata High School and its administrators did not violate a student’s First Amendment rights during a world history class that included lessons about Islam. In the fall of 2014, the family of Caleigh Wood, then a junior at La Plata, sued the...
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Calvert County Crime Report – 2/15/2019

Calvert County Crime Report – 2/15/2019

The following is a sample of recent arrests, crimes, and investigations handled by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. On February 4th, 2019, Deputy Gott conducted a traffic stop in the area of Route 4 and Dowell Road in Lusby. The driver, identified as Ryan Ford Gallagher, 41, nervously handed Deputy Gott an open container...
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Police Investigating Death of Preteen in North Beach

Police Investigating Death of Preteen in North Beach

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Bedford Drive, in North Beach for the report of a shooting. On arrival, deputies found a subject suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was reported to be 11 or 12-years-old. Detectives responded and assumed the investigation. The preliminary...
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