Community 

Youth Fishing Rodeo

April 14 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. the City of Frederick Parks and Recreation Department will host the Spring Youth Fishing Rodeo at Culler Lake. This free event is for ages 3-15. Youths and their families are encouraged to come out to spend the spring morning fishing. Staff will be on hand to assist with preparing fishing rods, casting, measuring, and releasing fish. The rodeo location is in Baker Park, at the corner of West Second Street and West College Terrace. No fishing license is required in the state of Maryland…

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Glade Valley Obituaries 

William Lynn Moberly

William Lynn Moberly, 79, died on March 20, 2018 in the same house where he was born, in Walkersville, MD. He was the husband to Suzanne (LeGore) Moberly. Lynn was the seventh child born to C. Robert and Grace W. Moberly. Lynn graduated as president of his Walkersville High School Class of 1957. He then served four years in the Air Force as a Military Policeman in New Mexico and Okinawa. Returning home from military service, he graduated from the MD State Police Academy and was a proud MD State…

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Glade Valley Obituaries 

Furman Sparkman

Furman L. “Panky” Sparkman, age 69, of Woodsboro, died Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home. Born October 22, 1948 in Cumberland, KY, he was the son of the late Bruce and Hazel Blair Sparkman. Mr. Sparkman was a graduate of Walkersville High School. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Germany. He worked in construction in the Frederick area, retiring in 2010. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved playing horseshoes. Surviving are daughters, Michelle Dinterman and husband, Dave of Woodsboro and Karen Cucina of Emmitsburg; son, Charles…

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Education Glade Valley Government News 

New Midway and Woodsboro to Remain in Separate School Buildings

Frederick County Public Schools recently announced that they were considering conolidation of New Midway and Woodsboro Elementary School into the one building of Woodsboro Elementary School. The school currently operates as one school in two locations. They share administrators, guidance counselors, and specials teachers. Frederick County sought to find savings in time and money by moving all students to Woodsboro. The community was invited to provide input to help make the decision. This morning, Dr. Diuseppe Di Monte, the school’s principal, announced that they would not be consolidating. The following…

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