Obituaries 

Lorene G. Simmons

Lorene G. Simmons, 83, of Walkersville, Maryland, passed from this life on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Glade Valley Nursing & Rehab in Walkersville. Born on July 31, 1935, in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Judge W. and Eva (Ivester) Grizzle. Lorene enjoyed country music, politics and Southern cooking. She is survived by daughters, Sheila L. Zavage and husband, Paul, of Walkersville and Cheryl A. Edmands and husband, Mike, of Brookeville, MD; a son, Charles E. Simmons of Frederick; four grandsons, Shawn, Steven, Anthony and Kevin;…

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Community Education Glade Valley 

2nd Annual Glade Clean-Up

Glade Elementary PTA invites the community to its 2nd Annual Glade Clean Up Day. From 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018, community members will work to clean up the outdoors at Glade Elementary School. When kids come back to school after Labor Day, the community will have made the school clean and inviting. Volunteers can sign up to help online at http://signup.com/go/tHhbUrV. “Join us as we do some outdoor clean up at Glade Elementary, wear old clothes and bring some yard tools, all ages and abilities…

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Community Glade Valley 

The Great Frederick Fair Entertainment and Mega Pass Tickets

The 156th Great Frederick Fair’s Entertainment Lineup provides something for everyone! Country, Classic Rock, Contemporary Christian music and Family Entertainment. Start planning your trip now. Tickets range from $25 to $45 and include admission to the Fair, an $8 value. Buy your tickets at www.TheGreatFrederickFair.com, click, BUY TICKETS NOW, select the concert and seats that you want with our ticket partner, Etix.com. Be aware of third party resale sites. If you feel more comfortable, visit our Box Office Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-2pm or call (301) 693-3928. Come and enjoy all of The GREAT…

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Community Glade Valley 

National Night Out

Walkersville’s Resident Troopers of the Maryland State Police will host National Night Out Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The festivities will be held at the Walkersville Fire Company beginning at 6:00 p.m. All are invited to come out and enjoy a fun night with Walkersville’s Finest! Maryland State Police Trooper 3 Helicopter will be on site (weather and mission permitting). MSP Mobile Field Force Demonstration MSP Dive Team Demonstration MSP K9 Demonstration Food and drinks will be provided. Walkersville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Companies will also have their fire and rescue apparatus…

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Business Glade Valley 

Renovated McDonald’s Re-Opens

With little fanfare, the Walkersville McDonald’s re-opened this morning. The restaurant closed two weeks ago for renovations. With a flurry of activity on the site, the building got a face-lift inside and out.  The long vacated fenced playground no longer greets visitors and passers-by with the appearance of a ghost-town. Now, a modern McDonald’s with fresh pavement, paint, and landscaping invites patronage of Walkersville’s McDonald’s Restaurant.

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