Monthly Archives: January 2022

Sotterley Presents: People and Perspectives on Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Sotterley Presents: People and Perspectives on Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Sotterley Presents: People and Perspectives continues February 9th with an exciting panel featuring the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions (UCAC) Education Committee. The panel will discuss the importance, impact, and scope of the Education Committee’s work in our area. This free virtual event is a part of our Common Ground Initiative. Hear about the...
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Calvert County Marine Museum Events – February 2022

Calvert County Marine Museum Events – February 2022

Thursdays, Feb. 3 & 10 – Sea Squirts 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., – Children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, are invited to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 25-40 minutes. Sign up...
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Detective Seek Community’s Assistance in Locating Suspect Vehicle in Fatal 2021 Shooting

Detective Seek Community’s Assistance in Locating Suspect Vehicle in Fatal 2021 Shooting

Detectives today released surveillance video of the car seen leaving the scene of a fatal shooting in District Heights in November of 2021. The victim is 29-year-old Marshay Hazelwood of District Heights. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On November...
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CSM Enters Partnership with Arizona State University to Make Transfer Process Easier

CSM Enters Partnership with Arizona State University to Make Transfer Process Easier

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students who choose to head to Arizona State University (ASU) to complete their degree can now look forward to an easier transfer process thanks to a new alliance that gives them access to ASU’s MyPath2ASU program. MyPath2ASU™ is a set of customized tools that help ensure a seamless transfer experience...
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Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office Continues Fight Against Human Trafficking, January Recognized as Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office Continues Fight Against Human Trafficking, January Recognized as Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  As a founding member of the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force, the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office pledges to continue to combat human trafficking by working with our partners to investigate and prosecute traffickers and rescue victims. The Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force (MHTTF) was formed in 2007 by...
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Charles County Public Schools to Launch New Design of Main Website/School Sites Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Charles County Public Schools to Launch New Design of Main Website/School Sites Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The new www.ccboe.com website is set to launch on Tuesday, Jan. 18. School sites will also feature a new design to deliver a cohesive look. The launch may result in the site being inaccessible for at least an hour on Tuesday. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) last updated its website design in 2017. The...
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Maryland Judiciary Extends Phase III Operations Through March 6, 2022

Maryland Judiciary Extends Phase III Operations Through March 6, 2022

The Maryland Judiciary announced that, due to the continued surge of positive COVID-19 cases and high rate of community transmission, Phase III operations will continue through March 6, 2022, pending further order. Clerks’ offices in both the District Court of Maryland and circuit courts throughout the state will remain open to the public. The Court...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce Coaching Staff from 2021 Season Returning for 2022 Season

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce Coaching Staff from 2021 Season Returning for 2022 Season

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced on Thursday afternoon that all four coaches from the 2021 coaching staff will be returning for the 2022 season. Blue Crabs General Manager Courtney Knichel will bring back Manager Stan Cliburn to accompany the team’s Pitching Coach, Daryl Thompson, Bench Coach, Joe Walsh, and Hitting Coach, Ray Ortega....
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Universal Coprolite Day at the Calvert Marine Museum – February 22, 2022

Universal Coprolite Day at the Calvert Marine Museum – February 22, 2022

Remarkably, when feces fossilize, they are known as coprolites. The term coprolite comes from the Greek words kopros (meaning dung) and lithos (meaning stone). To celebrate the importance of coprolites in the fossil record and in the study of prehistoric life, the Department of Paleontology at the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is initiating the...
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Governor Hogan Announces Historic Investments in Public Health and Human Services, Record Funding For Local Health Departments

Governor Hogan Announces Historic Investments in Public Health and Human Services, Record Funding For Local Health Departments

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that his Fiscal Year 2023 budget will include historic investments in public health, including record funding for the state’s local health departments. The budget will also expand support for 50,000 low-income children and 27,000 seniors in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), while providing additional resources for food banks...
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St. Mary’s County Public Hearing Notice for Tuesday, February 1, 2022

St. Mary’s County Public Hearing Notice for Tuesday, February 1, 2022

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold a Public Hearing Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. in the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown, to consider public input on a proposed ordinance to amend St. Mary’s County Comprehensive Land Use Map and the Comprehensive...
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Process Server Wayne Guy Retires After Decades of Service

Process Server Wayne Guy Retires After Decades of Service

Wayne Guy, longtime Process Server, retired from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at the end of 2021 after more than 24 years of service with the agency. Before joining the Office of the Sheriff, Mr. Guy already served 25 years with the Maryland state government, many of those years with the Department of...
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Fourteen Businesses in St. Mary’s County Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks – Two Fail

Fourteen Businesses in St. Mary’s County Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks – Two Fail

On Friday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2022, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Alcohol Enforcement Unit conducted a series of covert compliance checks at local businesses, using an underage individual. The underage individual entered the businesses without identification and attempted to purchase alcoholic beverages. During this covert compliance check operation, the Alcohol Enforcement Unit visited...
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Maryland Public Television’s Series, Maryland Farm & Harvest Visits Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

Maryland Public Television’s Series, Maryland Farm & Harvest Visits Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) popular original series Maryland Farm & Harvest, now in its ninth season, will feature farms and locations in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties and Baltimore City during a new episode airing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18. Viewers can watch on MPT-HD and online at mpt.org/livestream. The weekly series...
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UPDATE: Detectives Arrest 25-Year-Old Clinton Man for Fatal Christmas Eve Shooting

UPDATE: Detectives Arrest 25-Year-Old Clinton Man for Fatal Christmas Eve Shooting

The Homicide Unit identified and arrested a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting in Temple Hills on Christmas Eve. The suspect is 25-year-old Markell Lewis of Clinton. He’s charged with the murder of 30-year-old Danny Kelly Jr. of Clinton. On December 24, 2021, at approximately 4:40 pm, patrol officers were called to the 4400 block of St. Barnabas Road....
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Howard Orian “Bud” Lamb Jr.

Howard Orian “Bud” Lamb Jr.

Howard (‘Bud’ to family and friends) passed away on January 12, 2022 in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on August 3, 1943 in Florida, and grew up in a Navy family that traveled up and down the east coast from Maine to Florida and into Tennessee. He and his brother Ken attended nine different...
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Lillie Sexton, 88

Lillie Sexton, 88

Lillie Sexton, 88, of Valley Lee, MD, formerly of Coeburn, VA, passed away on January 10, 2022 at her home. Born on September 11, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Callie Phillips and the late Jack Gibson. Lille was the loving wife of the late Eugene Sexton, whom she married on November...
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Lois Belle (Moore) Smith

Lois Belle (Moore) Smith

Lois Belle (Moore) Smith, born in Williamsport, PA, November 25, 1930 passed away January 8, 2022 in Solomons, MD. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell H. Smith; parents Albert H. Moore and Melintha J. (Brown) Moore; siblings Albert H. Moore Jr., Doris E. Watson, and Shirley M. Weaver. She is survived...
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William Edson Fowler, “Bill”, 56

William Edson Fowler, “Bill”, 56

William Edson Fowler, “Bill”, 56, of Hollywood, MD, formerly of Brewster, NY, passed away on January 7, 2022 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on March 3, 1965, he was the son of Margaret Fowler and the late Charles Fowler. William was the loving boyfriend and partner of Karen Stauffer. He was preceded in death by...
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Charles Bernard Farrell, Jr., 83

Charles Bernard Farrell, Jr., 83

Charles Bernard Farrell, Jr., 83, of LaPlata, MD, passed away on January 7, 2022 at his home. Born on June 26, 1938 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Carrie Frances Farrell and the late Charles Bernard Farrell. Charles was the loving husband of the late June Farrell, who preceded him...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Wathen Clarke, 87

Dorothy Elizabeth Wathen Clarke, 87

Dorothy Elizabeth Wathen Clarke, 87, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving children on Monday, January 10, 2022. She was born on January 14, 1934 to the late Mary Louise Abell Bowles and Joseph Ethelbert Abell, Sr. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph (Joe)...
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Aaron Christopher Mattingly, 48

Aaron Christopher Mattingly, 48

Aaron Christopher Mattingly, 48, of Callaway, MD passed away January 4, 2022. He was born September 26, 1973 in Leonardtown, MD, to the late Aubrey F. Mattingly and Victoria “Vicky” Mattingly of Leonardtown, MD. Aaron was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He attended elementary school at Father Andrew White and graduated from...
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Catherine Eulalia Lawrence Ludwig, 98

Catherine Eulalia Lawrence Ludwig, 98

Catherine Eulalia Lawrence Ludwig, 98, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away at St. Mary’s Nursing Center on January 8, 2022. She was born in Avenue, MD on July 19, 1923 to the late Clyde Alexander Lawrence and Kathleen Adele Buckler Lawrence. Catherine, also known as Kitty, was a 1940 graduate of St. Mary’s Academy. She...
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Janet Marie Bean, 61

Janet Marie Bean, 61

Janet Marie Bean, 61, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. She was born on March 25, 1960 in Cheverly, MD to the late James Martin Buckler and Erma Jane (Raley) Buckler. Marie was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She...
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Branden Lane Welday

Branden Lane Welday

Branden Lane Welday, known by many as “Big Country,” 34 of Great Mills, MD passed away peacefully on January 5, 2022 at John Hopkins Hospital with his loving family at his side. He was born on November 23, 1987 in Leonardtown, MD to Lloyd James Welday of Texas and Cecilia Barnes Graham of Great...
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