Monthly Archives: April 2021

Peyton Alexander Ham, 16

Peyton Alexander Ham, 16

Peyton Alexander Ham, 16, of Leonardtown, tragically passed away on April 13, 2021. Peyton was born on February 26, 2005, to Jason Ham & Kristee Boyle at Naval Hospital Pensacola, Florida, and was always an absolute joy and light of his parents’ life. He was an “old soul” who gravitated naturally to adults at...
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Police Seeking Information in Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Mechanicsville, Searching for Red Toyota Tacoma

Police Seeking Information in Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Mechanicsville, Searching for Red Toyota Tacoma

UPDATE: On Friday, April 16, 2021 at 6:13 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 27000 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for the report of a person lying on the ground off the southbound shoulder of the roadway. Upon arrival, deputies located an unidentified male lying in...
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Corporal Justin Davis Named Charles County Detention Center 2020 Correctional Officer of the Year

Corporal Justin Davis Named Charles County Detention Center 2020 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 Corrections Corporal Justin Davis has been named the 2020 Correctional Officer of the Year. Cpl. Davis was nominated for Officer of the Year by his supervisor, Sergeant Matthew...
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MDOT SHA Performing Inspection of Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge on Sunday, April 18, 2021

MDOT SHA Performing Inspection of Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge on Sunday, April 18, 2021

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will inspect the MD 4 bridge (Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge) over the Patuxent River connecting Calvert and St. Mary’s counties on Sunday, April 18. Starting at 6:00 a.m., crews will be on-site to check the bridge’s wind sensor and clean inlets. Work is expected...
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Police Investigating Single Vehicle Collision in Clements, One Flown to Area Trauma Center

Police Investigating Single Vehicle Collision in Clements, One Flown to Area Trauma Center

On Friday, April 16, 2021, at approximately 10:30 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 24684 Budds Creek Road in Clements, for the single vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway after overturning over a guardrail and into a tree....
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Maryland Lawmakers Wrap up Session with Pandemic aid; Reforms to Police, Betting

Maryland Lawmakers Wrap up Session with Pandemic aid; Reforms to Police, Betting

The Maryland General Assembly operated like never before in 2021 but still passed significant measures that included a multi-billion dollar COVID-19 relief plan, historic police reform, legalized sports wagering, and a wave of overrides of the governor’s vetoes. Only elected officials, portions of their staff, and a limited number of media could be present...
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Maryland State Police Investigate Man Found Lying on I-495 After Allegedly Jumping Out of Moving Vehicle

Maryland State Police Investigate Man Found Lying on I-495 After Allegedly Jumping Out of Moving Vehicle

Maryland State Police are investigating an incident where a man was found lying in the travel portion of I-495 after allegedly jumping out of a vehicle. The man involved in the incident is identified as Mahmoud Diop, 30, of Washington, D.C. Diop was transported by ambulance to the Prince George’s Hospital Center for medical...
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Anne Arundel Police Searching for Male Suspect After Brandishing Firearm at State Highway Worker on Route 4

Anne Arundel Police Searching for Male Suspect After Brandishing Firearm at State Highway Worker on Route 4

On Thursday, April 15, 2021 at approximately 9:41 a.m., Southern District officers responded to Northbound Route 4 and Southern Maryland Boulevard in Lothian, for a report of an armed subject with a gun. The victim/reporting person is an employee with the Maryland State Highway Administration who was blocking the fast lane of Northbound Route...
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Police Investigating Bomb Threat at Great Mills High School

Police Investigating Bomb Threat at Great Mills High School

On Thursday, April 15, 2021, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received information of a bomb threat at the Great Mills High School. While searching the school and the surrounding area police found evidence that required an upgrade of additional resources respond to the incident. The entire building has been evacuated and the school...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting First 2021 Event on May 1 and May 2, 2021 – Sotterley Market and Day on the Farm

Historic Sotterley Hosting First 2021 Event on May 1 and May 2, 2021 – Sotterley Market and Day on the Farm

Historic Sotterley is holding its first event of 2021 on May 1st & 2nd — Sotterley Market and Day on the Farm. This will be the first of three Market and Day on the Farm events this year, and the theme of the May event is Preservation. We look forward to sharing preservation in...
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Charles County Public Schools Beginning Phase 4 of Reopening Plan on Monday, April 19, 2021

Charles County Public Schools Beginning Phase 4 of Reopening Plan on Monday, April 19, 2021

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) begins Phase 4 of its reopening plan on Monday, April 19. Under Phase 4, more than 5,800 additional students return to their schools for in-person learning. Phase 4 includes students in prekindergarten through Grade 12 and a rotating schedule of two days of in-person instruction each week. Phase 4...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Presents Free Family Friendly Authentic American Civil War Era Concert Featuring the Federal City Brass Band During Black Diamond Weekend Commemoration

St. Clement’s Island Museum Presents Free Family Friendly Authentic American Civil War Era Concert Featuring the Federal City Brass Band During Black Diamond Weekend Commemoration

Saturday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m., visitors are welcomed to St. Clement’s Island Museum for a free authentic American Civil War era concert on the beautiful waterside lawn of the museum during the weekend commemorating a forgotten tragedy of the Civil War – the Black Diamond Disaster, which happened right in the Potomac River...
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May 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

May 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

April 15, 2021 – Plan to visit the Calvert Marine Museum as we sail into the busy season! Programs and activities are scheduled for all members of the family. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and older must wear a mask during their visit. The museum...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Pedestrian in Prince Georges County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Pedestrian in Prince Georges County

Maryland State Police are investigating a pedestrian crash that killed one person late last night in Prince George’s County. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy. The identity of the pedestrian is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Just before...
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Mary Evelyn O’Neill Pineault

Mary Evelyn O’Neill Pineault

Mary Evelyn O’Neill Pineault, widow of James Martin O’Neill and Edward J. Pineault, died at Sunrise of Mount Vernon Assisted Living Facility in Alexandria, Virginia on April 11, 2021, just a month shy of her 89th birthday, from advanced dementia. The youngest child of Howard Marvin Humphreys and Catherine Isabel Gott, Mary Evelyn was...
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Kody Riley Marvin Stinnett, 17

Kody Riley Marvin Stinnett, 17

Kody Riley Marvin Stinnett, 17, of Owings passed away April 11, 2021. He was born December 30, 2003 in Prince Frederick to Vicki and Wesley Stinnett. Kody grew up in Owings and attended Windy Hill Elementary and Windy Hill Middle School and was currently an honor roll student in his junior year at Northern...
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Lt. Col. Carl H. Dubac, USMC Retired, 88

Lt. Col. Carl H. Dubac, USMC Retired, 88

Lt. Col. Carl H. Dubac, USMC Retired, of Compton, MD passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the age of 88. Carl was a United States Marine Corps aviator and served with great honor and distinction for over 20 years. He was a Vietnam War Veteran where he flew A-4E and A-6A...
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Aloysius “Al” David Ammann, 61

Aloysius “Al” David Ammann, 61

Aloysius “Al” David Ammann, 61 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 10, 2021 in Leonardtown, MD. Born January 31, 1960 in Cheverly, MD, he was the son of the late Ada V. Beall Ammann and Clyde E. Ammann. AL was the loving husband of Wanda L. Ammann whom he married on September 11,...
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Agnes Marie Wathen, 92,

Agnes Marie Wathen, 92,

Agnes Marie Wathen, 92, of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Bushwood, MD passed away on April 6, 2021 in Leonardtown, MD. She was the daughter of the late Ethel Marie Ridgell Hammett and Ignatius Abell Hammett. Agnes was the loving wife of the late John Hayden Wathen whom she married on December 26, 1946 in...
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Kimberly Kay Elliott “Kim” 56

Kimberly Kay Elliott “Kim” 56

Kimberly Kay Elliott “Kim” 56, of St. Mary’s, City MD, formerly from Princeton, MN was taken from this world from Esophageal-Gastric cancer on April 6th, 2021 with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 23rd, 1965 in Minneapolis, MN, to Janice K. Wendorff and the late James. A. Wendorff Sr....
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Elmer C. Brown, Jr, “Buster”, 75

Elmer C. Brown, Jr, “Buster”, 75

Elmer C. Brown, Jr, “Buster”, 75 of Hollywood, MD formerly from Clinton, MD passed away on April 5, 2021 at his home. He was born on November 13, 1945 in Washington, DC and was the loving son of the late Mary Evelyn McLeran Brown and Elmer C. Brown, Sr. Elmer was the loving husband...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools Releases Statement Following Death of Leonardtown High School Student Peyton Ham

St. Mary’s County Public Schools Releases Statement Following Death of Leonardtown High School Student Peyton Ham

The St. Mary’s County Public Schools released the following statement. “On April 13, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m., St. Mary’s County Public Schools was informed of an officer-involved shooting in Leonardtown. It was later reported that the shooting resulted in the death of a 16-year-old male, identified as Peyton Alexander Ham, a sophomore at...
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Bernard Sylvester Morgan, 76 “Trigger”

Bernard Sylvester Morgan, 76 “Trigger”

Bernard Sylvester Morgan, 76, nickname “Trigger”, departed this life Friday, April 2, 2021. Son of William Henry Morgan and Pearl Louise Hayden Morgan, he leaves behind his wife of 55 years and the “Love of his life”, Krystyna (Christine) Szlendak Morgan. Bernie (Trigger) loved playing the base guitar with local bands at numerous Tri-County...
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Catherine Elizabeth Young, 98

Catherine Elizabeth Young, 98

Catherine Elizabeth Young, 98 of California, MD, entered into eternal rest on April 8, 2021. On Thursday, April 22, 2021 visitation will begin at 9:00 am until time of service from 11:00 am – 12:00 noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment to follow at Our Lady’s Church@ Medley’s Neck...
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Everett Don Wilson Sr

Everett Don Wilson Sr

On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Everett Don Wilson Sr. departed this earthly life in Waldorf, MD. Family and friends will unite on Monday, April 19, 2021 from 9:00am until time of service 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, MD. Interment will follow at Washington National Cemetery in Hillcrest Heights,...
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