May 20, 2013
The Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association will hold a line dance Saturday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club, 18007 Maugans Ave. The line dance is for singles and couples. The event is open to the public. The dance costs $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. For more information, send an email to email@example.com .
May 12, 2013
The Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association will hold a line dance Saturday, May 25, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club, 18007 Maugans Ave. The line dance is for singles and couples. The event is open to the public. The dance costs $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 4, 2013
Agnes L. "Aggie" Tritle-Wilson, 79, formerly a longtime resident of Maugansville, Md., passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1933, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Stuart H. Mason and Mary E. (Boppe) Mason Piper Weis. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John F. Tritle, in 1985. She was a 1954 graduate of the Washington County School of Nursing. She was first employed as a nurse by Washington County Hospital for 28 years, and later retired from Coffman Nursing Home as director of nursing in 1986.
April 22, 2013
Anniversary April 22 - Roger Allen Baker and Patricia A. Baker, Maugansville, celebrated their 51st anniversary.
April 21, 2013
Two people were arrested after about 10 gallons of gas were stolen Friday from lawn-mowing tractors at Jim's Small Engine Repair at 14623 Maugansville Road, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The owner of the business walked around his property and noticed gas-siphoning equipment and four gas cans near some tractors, police said. Deputies responded to the business and observed a Ford Ranger pickup truck leaving the area, police said. Yellow plastic tubing, the same type found at the business, was visible in the truck, police said.
April 16, 2013
Sandra Faye "Sandy" Jamison, 70, of Sharpsburg, Md., passed away peacefully Monday, April 15, 2013, at home with her family by her side. Born Nov. 4, 1942, in Antietam, Md., she was the daughter of the late Gilbert Ray Crampton Sr. and Hattie Anna Elizabeth Gray Crampton. She was a 1960 graduate of Boonsboro High School in Boonsboro, Md., and attended nursing school in Baltimore. She was a cook at Sharpsburg Elementary School. In her early years, she belonged to Antietam Church of God and also had previously belonged to Burnside First Church of God. She most recently attended Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg.
April 9, 2013
Carl Leroy Pepple, 73, of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born July 14, 1939, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Carl Richard and Viola Mae Monninger Pepple. He retired after 33 years with Duvinage Corp. He was a member of Moose Lodge 212, and held office as Prelate, as well as Prelate for the Ritual Team. He was in the 50th Division of the 25 Club. Carl had been a Cub Scout leader, and had been a big brother with Washington County.
March 13, 2013
One person was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after a tractor trailer accident on I-81 north of Maugansville, according to Maryland State Police. The accident happened shortly before 3 a.m. when the driver of the tractor-trailer, John Kluka, of Dover, Pa., fell asleep at the wheel while heading southbound on I-81, state police said in a news release. The tractor-trailer went off the roadway and down the embankment, police said. Kluka was taken to Meritus Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release.
February 8, 2013
Maugansville Little League registration will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan building, 18007 Maugans Ave. Boys and girls ages 4 to 18 who are interested in playing baseball are welcome to register. Also, the league is looking for volunteers to coach, umpire, be a team mom/dad, and other serving positions. Student service learning hours are available. Opening ceremonies on Saturday, April 6, at 10 a.m. will kick off the season, followed by a full slate of games. For more information, call Susan Jelinek at 240-217-4084, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.eteamz.com/maugansville . Valentine's Line Dance The Country Western Dance Association will hold a Valentine's dance for singles and couples Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the former Quincy Gym, 7888 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., The dance is open to the public.
January 13, 2013
James Warren Graves, 90, died at Meritus Hospital following a short illness on Jan. 12, 2013. Mr. Graves, formerly of Clear Spring, Md., resided at NMS Nursing Home since September 2009. Warren was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Stella Marie Hendershot Graves, and six brothers and four sisters. Born in Leonardtown, Md., Jan. 2, 1923, he was the son of the late Mary “Molly” Attaway Downs Graves and Benedict Francis Graves. As a young man, he worked for the CCC until enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1941.