| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Madison Grace Mathews, 7 pounds, 12 ounces was born to Corey and Megan Mathews on Oct. 23 at the Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland. Grandparents are Marty and Cindy Kerr of White Hall; Bill and Michele Mayer of Mount Savage; and Dave and Brenda...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The state corrections department has ousted the warden of a Western Maryland prison who imposed months of restrictions on inmates following a series of attacks on corrections officers.
Warden Bobby Shearin said he was placed on administrative leave...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
An Allegany County jury has convicted an inmate at Western Correctional Institution in the fatal beating of his cellmate.
Corgiss Ross, 45, was found guilty in the November 2012 murder of Malcolm Jerrod "Rod" Pridget, a prosecutor said Monday. Pridget...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:07 PM
— Members of Maryland's congressional delegation, saying constituents have complained of lengthy mail delays, pressed the U.S. Postal Service on Friday to resume regular delivery — even as the agency reported it was not aware of any...
| Mar 19, 2014
An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence.
Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...
| Nov 29, 2013
Congratulations to the Perryville Boys Cross Country Team on winning the 1A championship.
Congratulations to the Perryville Football team he won their third straight regional final.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree. Well it is that time again folks....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The weather was nippy cold with the promise of snow in the air. Santa, all white beard, red suit and holiday cheer, sat on a folding chair next to a table with hot coffee and cookies. Leaning against the wall of the building, bundled-up Fraser firs...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md.
James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944. After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years. He died at age 70 in 1986....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The security chief at a maximum-security prison in Western Maryland was removed from the job after senior-level staff failed to notify a guard of threats against him before he was stabbed by an inmate.
The move followed Friday's announcement that a top...
| Aug 22, 2013
Regarding Mark Hyman's recent commentary on relay-running on the West Coast, readers of The Sun might be interested to know that there is a similar relay race held right in our own backyard ("'An adrenaline junkie's dream,'" Aug. 18).
The Ragnar Relay,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 12:12 PM
An inmate at the Western Correctional Institution died after being found unconscious in his cell late Friday, and a second prisoner is being blamed for his death in the latest episode of violence within Maryland's prison system, state police said...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Poker tables opened Friday at Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland in Western Maryland, state lottery officials said.
Stephen Martino, director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, signed an operations license for poker Friday after a...