Monthly Archives: May 2019

Shooting in Lexington Park Sends Adult Male to Area Trauma Center with Minor Injuries

Shooting in Lexington Park Sends Adult Male to Area Trauma Center with Minor Injuries

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, at approximately 9:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to 21620 Liberty Street in Lexington Park, for the reported gunshot wound. Police arrived on scene to find an adult male who was conscious alert and breathing, The man had a minor injury from a bullet that grazed body....
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More Than 66,000 Maryland Drivers Warned of License Recall and Confiscation Risk

More Than 66,000 Maryland Drivers Warned of License Recall and Confiscation Risk

A group of Marylanders are at risk of having their driver’s licenses or identification cards recalled in June if they don’t satisfy document requirements that are part of the federally-mandated REAL ID process. The overall deadline for obtaining a REAL ID is October 1, 2020, but more than 66,300 Marylanders with a new REAL ID...
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Lackey’s Perriello named Charles County Principal of the Year

Lackey’s Perriello named Charles County Principal of the Year

School has always been a place where Kathy Perriello feels comfortable. “I had wonderful experiences at school, wonderful teachers and administrators,” she said. “School was always a good place for me.” Perriello was recently named the 2019 Charles County Principal of the Year and a finalist in the Washington Post’s Principal of the Year program. It’s...
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St. Mary’s County Ethics Commission to Hold Special Meeting

St. Mary’s County Ethics Commission to Hold Special Meeting

The Ethics Commission will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown.  The meeting is being held to review a request for an Advisory Opinion. For more information, please contact Diane Gleissner, Office of the County Attorney, at 301-475-4200, extension...
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Charles County Students Earn National Awards in Jr. American Citizens Contest

Charles County Students Earn National Awards in Jr. American Citizens Contest

Several Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students recently earned national honors in the Junior American Citizens Contest, sponsored by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The organization includes a Junior American Citizens Committee, which supports contests for children that promote patriotic development. The Junior American Citizens Contest is open to students...
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CFC Al Davis Named Charles County Detention Center’s 2018 Correctional Officer of the Year

CFC Al Davis Named Charles County Detention Center’s  2018 Correctional Officer of the Year

Charles County Detention Center Director Brandon Foster, along with Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO and CCDC Command Staff, are proud to announce that Correctional Officer First Class Al Davis has been named the 2018 Correctional Officer of the Year. CFC Davis was presented his award in April. CFC Davis began his...
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Calvert Hospice Announces VA Benefits Educational Seminar and Offers Opportunities for Consultation with VA Representatives

Calvert Hospice Announces VA Benefits Educational Seminar and Offers Opportunities for Consultation with VA Representatives

Calvert Hospice is pleased to provide educational seminars to our community. Attendees will learn about topics that impact end-of-life care for patients and their families. Sessions are designed to encourage group discussion. Our next seminar is entitled “VA Benefits” and will be held on June 11, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm. Calvert Hospice...
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FOP Letter to the Editor

FOP Letter to the Editor

The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #7 for St. Mary’s County submitted the following letter to the editor: Dear Commissioners of St. Mary’s County, The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #7 for St. Mary’s County is writing you this letter to address the issue of the pay disparity between our agency, the Maryland State...
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Marcia Elisabet Kubick, 65

Marcia Elisabet Kubick, 65

Marcia Elisabet Kubick, age 65 of Indian Head, Maryland died May 4, 2019 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, Maryland. Marcia was a Secretary with the Department of the Navy for 30 years and was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pomfret, Maryland. She enjoyed collecting teddy bears. She was...
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Frank Ellsworth Geib, 83

Frank Ellsworth Geib, 83

Frank Ellsworth Geib, age 83 of Newburg, Maryland, died May 4, 2019. He was born in Washington, DC on December 21, 1935. Frank graduated from the University of Maryland in 1962 with a BS in Physics and from the College of Southern Maryland in 2010 at the age of 75 with an AA in...
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Ocie Imogene “Jean” Turner, 93

Ocie Imogene “Jean” Turner, 93

Ocie Imogene “Jean” Turner, 93, of La Plata, MD, died peacefully on May 3, 2019. Jean was born on August 5, 1925 in Graham, Virginia, to the late Elzie W. Heldreth and Ocie N. Heldreth. She is predeceased by her husband William L. Turner, Sr., and her sister Lora Richardson. She is survived by...
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Rupert Dalrymple, 98

Rupert Dalrymple, 98

Rupert Dalrymple, age 98 of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on May 3, 2019. Rupert was born on December 20 1920 to the Archibald A. Dalrymple and Sarah Frances Seawell in Lee County, North Carolina. Rupert worked for the Glenn L. Martin Company in Baltimore, Maryland before and after serving in the Army of the...
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Ardith Rae Young (Decker), 65

Ardith Rae Young (Decker), 65

Ardith Rae Young (Decker), 65, of Hollywood, MD, passed away on April, 26, 2019, from complications of diabetes at the Fort Washington Medical Center in Fort Washington, MD. Ardith was a well-regarded stained glass artist in St. Mary’s County, MD, known for her beautiful three-dimensional hand-built glass ship replicas. A long-time member of the...
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Lillian Marie Griffith, 82

Lillian Marie Griffith, 82

Lillian Marie Griffith, 82, of Lothian passed away May 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by family. She was born March 27, 1937 in Calvert County to Thomas Muriel and Lavinia (Beverly) Cochran. Lillian was raised on her family farm in Owings and graduated from Calvert High School in 1955. She married Earl Eugene...
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Diane Rae Bryant

Diane Rae Bryant

Diane Rae Bryant of Leonardtown, Maryland passed away on May 4th at the Hospice House. She was born on November 10, 1944 in Washington DC to the late Russell Sweeney and Jessie Sweeney; survived by her three brothers; Gary Sweeney of Florida (Joyce), Jerry Sweeney of Frederick, MD (Mary) and Larry Sweeney of Berwyn...
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Sonja Jean “Sunny” Wallace, 47

Sonja Jean “Sunny” Wallace, 47

Sonja Jean “Sunny” Wallace, 47, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 6, 2019 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She was born on March 24, 1972 in Leonardtown, MD to Barbara Clarke of Hollywood, MD and Michael Norris of Sunset Beach, NC. Sunny is a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County...
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Daniel Ignatius Ridgell, 74

Daniel Ignatius Ridgell, 74

Daniel Ignatius Ridgell, 74, of California, MD passed away on May 3, 2019 at Johns Hopkins Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Dan was born on June 15, 1944 in Ridge, MD to the late Edward Abell Ridgell and Agnes Lucille (Hammett) Ridgell. Dan was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He started...
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David Robert “Dave” Oliver, Sr., 99

David Robert “Dave” Oliver, Sr., 99

David Robert “Dave” Oliver, Sr., 99, of Solomons, MD and formerly of Lake of the Woods, Locust Grove, VA, passed away on May 4, 2019 at the Asbury-Solomons Health Care Center. Born March 6, 1920 in Burlington, NJ, he was the son of the late Shreve “Roger” Oliver and Amelia Roberta (Dunn) Oliver. Dave...
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Joshua Lorenzo Williams

Joshua Lorenzo Williams

Joshua Lorenzo Williams. entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 3, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:30 am until time of service at 12:00 pm at First National Deliverance Center 5400 D. St. SE Washington, DC Internment will be on Saturday May 25, 2019 at St. James...
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Susie Ann Williams

Peacefully on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Susie Ann Williams departed this earthly life at her home. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 9:00am until time of service 10:30am at Way of Cross Church of Christ 1800 Hazelwood Drive Capitol Heights, MD 20743. Interment will follow at National Harmony Memorial...
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Johnnie Mae Hawkins, 74

Johnnie Mae Hawkins, 74

Johnnie Mae Hawkins, 74 of Scotland, MD, passed away on May 3, 2019. Johnnie was born in Valdosta, GA on October 6, 1944 to Johnnie Willie Simmons and Louisa Thomas Simmons. She was the second of ten children born to Mr. & Mrs. Simmons. Johnnie attended Jarboesville School, which was later named George Washington...
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James Phillip Griffin

James Phillip Griffin

James Phillip Griffin entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am at Christ Episcopal Church, 8710 Old Branch Ave Clinton, MD 20735. Internment will be take place at a later date.
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Colbert Matthew Barnes III, 64

Colbert Matthew Barnes III, 64

Colbert Matthew Barnes III, 64 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on May 6, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Monday, May 13, 2019 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 am at St. Peter Claver Church, 16922 Saint Peter Claver Rd, St Inigoes, MD 20684. Interment to...
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Wesley Adams III, Appointed as Charles County Attorney

Wesley Adams III, Appointed as Charles County Attorney

Charles County Administrator Mark Belton announces the appointment of E. Wesley Adams, III as county attorney. Adams will begin his employment with Charles County Government on Monday, May 13, 2019. Adams has spent more than 20 years as a criminal prosecutor. Most recently, he served as the State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County.  He...
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Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Horse and Buggy That Injured 4 Children and 2 Adults

Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Horse and Buggy That Injured 4 Children and 2 Adults

UPDATE 5/8/2019 @ 1:00 p.m.: On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at approximately 8:10 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28100 block of Thompson Corner Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a horse-drawn buggy. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded and...
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