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Howard County

Howard County football power rankings, fifth edition

Every Thursday of each week, Howard County Times football beat reporter Tim Schwartz ranks the Howard County teams based on their body of work this fall. You can tweet at him @TimSchwartz13 with comments or questions about the rankings. Last week's ranking is in ().

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  • Highland residents head to the races

    Highland residents head to the races

    Highland, a small community located between Clarksville and Fulton, has an affinity for horses. At just under 2 1/2 square miles, the town — population 1,034 as of the latest Census — is home to a saddlery, several horse boarding operations and Schooley Mill Park, which includes horse trails, a...

  • Have an unused coat? PTA could use it [Highland/Fulton]

    The Parent Teacher Student Association of Reservoir High School is participating in the annual PTA Council of Howard County coat drive. They are collecting clean, reusable coats, hats, and gloves to be distributed to Howard County students and their families. The coat drive runs through Oct. 21....

  • Boot Camp Girl has role in Baltimore Running Festival [Lisbon/Woodbine]

    Boot Camp Girl, a local fitness company owned by Stephanie Dignan of Woodbine, is one of the many sponsors of Team CASA at the 2015 Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday, Oct 17. Their support is both monetary donations and the recruiting of more than 20 runners for the event. The runs begins...

  • Turf Valley Town Square hosts festival fundraiser [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Turf Valley Towne Square will hold its Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This fundraiser, which benefits Zaching Against Cancer, is presented by Petite Cellars. There will be a featured beer provided by Flying Dog, and wine provided by Country Vintner and other local wineries....


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  • Give the kids a ride on a fire engine on Oct. 11 [Clarksville]

    October brings a special annual event to Clarksville. It's Fire Prevention Month and time for the annual Open House at the Clarksville Fire Station on Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. Come to the Fire Station Engine Bay for activities and information for all ages. Children love getting to ride a fire...

  • International parents sought for Howard leadership program

    International parents sought for Howard leadership program

    The Howard County Public School System is accepting applications for its International Parent Leadership Program until Oct. 9. The program is designed to teach international parents living in the county about the American K-12 educational system and the structure and functions of the school system...

  • Centennial boys soccer hands River Hill first loss since 2013

    Centennial boys soccer hands River Hill first loss since 2013

    Even carrying an undefeated record through the opening few weeks this fall, Centennial’s boys soccer team has managed to fly largely under the radar. Following the Eagles’ shutout victory over defending county, region and state-champion River Hill on Thursday, however, that’s all about to change....

  • Funding may lag, but Alzheimer's care is still evolving [Commentary]

    Funding may lag, but Alzheimer's care is still evolving [Commentary]

    As Howard County's annual Walk to End Alzheimer's approaches (Saturday, Sept. 26), the public's awareness of the increased incidence of the disease has heightened. Despite this increased attention, funding for Alzheimer's research doesn't match the disease's severity. The National Institutes of...