March 27, 2024

SMECO Scholarship Deadline April 6


April 6 is the deadline to apply for a SMECO scholarship. Each year, the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative awards four $2,500 college scholarships to high school seniors who live in the co-op’s service area. Recipients are chosen based on scholastic achievement, financial need, and community and school involvement.

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SMECO Employees Raise Funds for Food Bank

Food Bank

A successful benefit golf tournament sponsored by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative employees resulted in a $45,637 donation to the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

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Commissioners Plan Public Forum

Public Forum

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a public forum at 6:45 pm Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

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Leonardtown Native Assumes Command


CMDR Stuart A. “Stu” Ashton III of Leonardtown, MD, takes command of Training Wing 2 Reserve Component at NAS Kingsville, TX.

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Pax & County Extend Support Agreement

Extension of the Intergovernmental Support Agreement with St. Mary’s County allows NAS Patuxent River to work with the county to reduce operating and capital maintenance costs while developing a culture of mutual support with the local community for another two years.

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3 Oaks & WARM Adapt to Pandemic

Three Oaks Center is prepared to undertake an alternative to WARM’s homeless sheltering this winter, while it looks forward to the time when the WARM program will once again fully engage and provide the all-important service it has delivered in the past.

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700MPH Bourbon Makes Headlines

700MPH Bourbon

Making “700 MPH Bourbon” may indeed be “crazy” — but the meet-up of Tobacco Barn Distillery and Art Nalls’ Sea Harrier is all for a good cause, says Scott Sanders.

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Optimists Give More to LexPark Sheriff’s Station

The Lexington Park-St. Maries Optimist Club is donating — again — to the new Lexington Park District 4 Sheriff’s Station on Great Mills Road. 

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Lexington Park Lions Sponsor 30-Bed Build

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

St. Mary’s County chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace is proud to announce that on September 26 the Lexington Park Lions Club will sponsor a 30-bed build at their shop at 21797 North Coral Drive in Lexington Park (between the Mixing Bowl and Toby’s Barbershop).

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GM Pool to Close Temporarily for Maintenance

GM Pool

The Great Mills pool will be closed for seasonal maintenance and to replace the dome structure to convert from the outdoor to the indoor pool from September 20-25, 2020.

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