Government 

Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Advisory Committee Holds 27th Annual Awards Ceremony

On Thursday evening, April 11th, 2019, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Advisory Committee held its 27th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Lewistown Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall to honor and recognize the hard work and dedication of Sheriff’s Office staff from the previous year. Michael Blue, Frederick County Council member and Vice President of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, was the Master of Ceremonies. Opening remarks were given by Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, who expressed his pride and gratitude to each and every member of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and…

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Obituaries 

Margaret Butt

Margaret Estelle Butt, 95, of Walkersville , Maryland, was called home by her Lord and Savior from this life on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, MD. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles U. Butt, Sr. and Kenneth P. Butt.  Born on September 15, 1923, in Silver Spring, MD, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Frances (Poole) Stang. She is survived by her two sons Charles Jr. and wife Bonnie and William Sr. and wife Dianna whom she resided with…

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Glade Valley 

Tornado Watch and Warning Issued

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch until 3:00 a.m. Monday morning. Shortly thereafter, a Tornado Warning was issued. …A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL CARROLL AND SOUTHEASTERN FREDERICK COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND… At 629 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Linganore-Bartonsville, or near Harry Grove Stadium, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD…Tornado. SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT…For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown, flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without…

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