Community Glade Valley 

William and Hettie Ballweber Fund Established at Community Foundation

To support proactive initiatives around canine welfare, The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces the establishment of The William and Hettie Ballweber Fund. It becomes one of more than 720 component funds of the Community Foundation.  Hettie Ballweber started the fund to honor her husband’s life’s work of rescuing dogs, animal advocacy, and compassionate pet care. Grants from the fund will support programs including but not limited to public education about animal abuse and neglect and spay and neuter programs to control over breeding. It will also promote the avoidance…

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Obituaries 

Foster Donald McClure

Mr. Foster Donald McClure, 80, of Walkersville, died Monday, January 20, 2020 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the loving companion of Patricia Staley for many years. Born June 27, 1939 in Shreveport, LA, he was the son of the late Bazzie and Alexander McClure Sr. Foster was a mathematical statistician with the FDA and celebrated a long career. He loved golf, the Redskins, Rubik’s cubes, sudoku, and enjoyed working in the yard. He is survived by Patricia and her family; Laurie, Jeff, Erin, Brett, Cassie, Megan, Dorian, Chris, Magen,…

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Crime Glade Valley 

Sex Offenders Charged

As a result of ongoing monitoring of registered sex offenders in Frederick County, the Sheriff’s Office in November has charged the following registered sex offenders with violating conditions associated with being placed on the sex offender registry: Darnell Antione Washington, 34, of Frederick, MD Charge: Failure to notify of a change of address. Disposition: Warrant issued on November 25, 2019; served. Michael Douglas Denman-Barnhouse, 28, of Frederick, MD Charge: Failure to notify of a change of address. Disposition: Warrant issued on November 25, 2019; pending service. Marcus Deandre Taylor, 32,…

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