Monthly Archives: March 2021

Anne Arundel County Officer Fatally Shoots Armed Man Reported to be Suicidal in Pasadena

Anne Arundel County Officer Fatally Shoots Armed Man Reported to be Suicidal in Pasadena

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, at approximately 11:03 a.m. a 911 call was received from a member of a medical rehabilitation facility who stated they were on the phone with an individual who had made suicidal statements. Dispatchers obtained the address of the suicidal person and immediately dispatched officers to the residence located in...
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April Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

April Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Enjoy museum events and activities in a variety of ways during the month of April. Guests will find some of their favorite annual events beginning to return, as well as programming for students on Spring Break! There’s something for everyone this month at the Calvert Marine Museum. Following the guidance of the CDC and...
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Governor Hogan Announces Vaccine Eligibility Timeline for All Marylanders, and Primary Care, Hospital Equity, and Mobile Clinic Initiatives

Governor Hogan Announces Vaccine Eligibility Timeline for All Marylanders, and Primary Care, Hospital Equity, and Mobile Clinic Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, based on the state’s accelerating vaccination rate and an anticipated increase in supply from the federal government, the State of Maryland will enter Phase 2 of its vaccine distribution plan early next week. The governor also announced a series of unique initiatives to ensure vaccine equity and expand...
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Lusby Couple Arrested on Heroin Charges After Traffic Stop in Dunkirk

Lusby Couple Arrested on Heroin Charges After Traffic Stop in Dunkirk

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, Trooper White of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack conducted a traffic stop at Rt. 4 and Drury Lane in Dunkirk. During the traffic stop a K-9 scan was conducted of the vehicle which revealed CDS and CDS paraphernalia. Both the driver, Nichole Ward, 31, of Lusby and...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication

On Monday, March 15, 2021, Trooper White of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the 3100 block of Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick for a report of a woman running in traffic. Tpr. White located the female, who was identified as Jordan Miller, a 20-year-old female who resides in Prince...
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Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration for the Washington Capitals Future Caps Learn to Play (LTP) program presented by World Wide Technology (WWT) is now open at WashCaps.com/LearnToPlay. Open to first-time participants, the LTP initiative provides free head-to-toe equipment to children ages five to nine, age appropriate on-ice instruction, and certified coaching in a fun and safe atmosphere. Equipment...
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Maryland State Police: What to Expect During a Traffic Stop

Maryland State Police: What to Expect During a Traffic Stop

Being stopped for a traffic violation can be a stressful time for both you and the police officer. Maryland State Troopers are trained to maintain professionalism and courtesy during every traffic stop. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US DURING A TRAFFIC STOP • A Greeting with the name of the Trooper and the reason why...
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UPDATE: Police Say Speed is a Factor in Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in California

UPDATE: Police Say Speed is a Factor in Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in California

UPDATE 3/17/2021 @ 10:00 A.M.: On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at approximately 8:30 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision in the area of Three Notch Road and Oak Crest Drive in California. Deputies arrived on the scene of a rear-end collision involving three vehicles, with...
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Woodrow Wilson White 3rd “Bing”, 38

Woodrow Wilson White 3rd “Bing”, 38

Woodrow Wilson White 3rd “Bing” of King George, VA, age 38, passed away at Prince George’s Hospital Center with his family members by his side. Bing struggled with polycystic kidney disease since he was a teenager. Bing was born May 4, 1982 to the late Woodrow White, Jr. “Bingo” and Deborah White, of Clinton,...
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Sara Marie Tippett, 20

Sara Marie Tippett, 20

Sara Marie Tippett, 20, Mechanicsville, MD, died on March 5, 2021, from injuries sustained in a three car accident in California, MD. Sara was born February 19, 2001, in La Plata, MD, and was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. She loved her two children with all she had. Sara loved spending time...
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Aynisa M. Guardia

Aynisa M. Guardia

On February 27, 2021, Aynisa M. Guardia, loving daughter, sister and beautiful soul passed away at the age of 24. Aynisa M. Guardia was born September 29, 1996 in Bitburg, Germany. Growing up as a military child Aynisa traveled the world with her family from Europe, Asia, to Central America. She loved the many...
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Grace Wennemar, 87

Grace Wennemar, 87

Grace Wennemar, 87, passed away on March 14, 2021 in Waldorf, MD. Grace was born on April 3, 1933 in Lound, England to the late Bertie George and Violet May Durrant. She was predeceased by her son, Stephen Storey; husband, Ray Wennemar; brothers, Ernie and David; and sister, Ruth. She is survived by her...
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Barbara Ann Wallace

Barbara Ann Wallace

Barbara Ann Wallace passed away unexpectedly on March 7, 2021 in Prince Frederick, Maryland at the age of 61. Barbara is survived by her sisters, Carol Erickson and Bonnie Schenck; her brother, Timothy Wallace; her daughter, Jessica Kidwell; and her granddaughter, Alyssa Nunez. She is preceded in death by her parents, Donald Kenneth Wallace...
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Charlotte Lane Wilkening

Charlotte Lane Wilkening

Mrs. Charlotte Lane Wilkening died on March 6, 2021 from natural cause, age 91. She was born April 16, 1929 in Granville County, Dexter Community, North Carolina. Her parents were John Nathaniel and Fannie Wilkerson Wilson, farmers in a flue cured tobacco area. Charlotte attended country Dabney School and graduated from Henderson High School...
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William Madison Stallings, Jr., “Bill Bill” 29

William Madison Stallings, Jr., “Bill Bill” 29

William Madison Stallings, Jr., “Bill Bill” 29 of Dunkirk, Maryland passed away March 9, 2021 in Sparks, Maryland.. He was born on January 6, 1992 in Annapolis, Maryland to William M. “Billy” and Crystol L. Stallings. “Bill Bill” had a heart of gold, loved spending time with his family and that was an important...
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Virginia Woodruff Bowen, 93

Virginia Woodruff Bowen, 93

Virginia Woodruff Bowen, mother of four, retired teacher in the Calvert County Public Schools, widow of Perry G. Bowen, Jr. (who served on the Circuit Court for Calvert County), died at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Maryland on March 11, 2021, her 93rd birthday, from complications of Covid-19....
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William “Bill” Robert Skillin, 46

William “Bill” Robert Skillin, 46

William “Bill” Robert Skillin, 46 of Westminster, MD, formerly of Calvert County, passed away suddenly on March 11, 2021. He was born on November 22, 1974 in Baltimore, MD to Robert and Rebecca Skillin. Bill grew up in Dunkirk, MD and graduated from Northern High School. He completed Montgomery County Community College’s HVAC program...
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Christopher Ryan “Chris” McKinney, 41

Christopher Ryan “Chris” McKinney, 41

Christopher’s Life Celebration Service will be live on the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A. Facebook page on Saturday, March 20, 2021 starting around 10:55 am. Christopher Ryan “Chris” McKinney, 41 of Lusby, MD and formerly of Prince Frederick, MD, passed away on March 11, 2021 at Georgetown University Hospital. Born August 20, 1979 in Saratoga...
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Dorothy Trott Ward

Dorothy Trott Ward

On March 11, 2021, Dorothy Trott Ward, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away at the age of 98. Dot was born and raised in Huntingtown, MD. She graduated valedictorian of her high school class and went on to graduate from Strayer Business School. She worked for the Department of Agriculture for several...
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Rick Jason Cawley, 46

Rick Jason Cawley, 46

Rick Jason Cawley, 46, of Rosehaven, MD passed away suddenly on March 12, 2021. He was born November 24, 1974 in Cheverly, MD to Thomas Elmer and Barbara Regina (Boerckel) Cawley. Rick was preceeded in death by his father and brother Randy Cawley. Surviving are his mother Barbara Cawley, daughter Makayla Cawley and sister...
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Phyllis Jean Kirchner, 75

Phyllis Jean Kirchner, 75

Phyllis Jean Kirchner, 75 of Saint Cloud, Florida passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Phyllis was born October 14, 1945 in Calvert County, Maryland to the late Wesley Irving and Viola Brady Binger (Dunkirk, MD). She was the loving wife of James Louis Kirchner (DOD: 11/12/2010) Phyllis grew up in Calvert County,...
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James Richard “Dickie” Phipps, Sr., 74

James Richard “Dickie” Phipps, Sr., 74

James Richard “Dickie” Phipps, Sr., 74, of Chesapeake Beach passed away March 15, 2021 at his home. He was born September 8, 1946 in Jewell, MD to William Ernest and Ruth Elizabeth (Ford) Phipps. Dickie was raised in Dunkirk and graduated from Calvert High School. He married Linda Ann Lovett in 1966 and again...
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Catherine White

Catherine White

Peacefully on Thursday, March 11, 2021, Catherine White departed this earthly life in Fort Washington, MD. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 12:00pm until time of service 1:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will take place a later time at Maryland Veteran...
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Frederick Allen Ward, Sr.

Frederick Allen Ward, Sr.

Peacefully on Monday, March 8, 2021, Frederick Allen Ward, Sr. departed this earthly life in Waldorf, MD. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 10:00am until time of service 12:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be held on Monday, March 29, 2021,...
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James Thompson, Jr.

James Thompson, Jr.

On Saturday, March 6, 2021, James Thompson, Jr. departed this earthly life in Temple Hills, MD. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 9:00am until time of service 10:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, MD...
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