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When Paul Makuchal won the 39th annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest last month, he didn't think about it being his third win. He was humbled. “It was a great surprise when I won. It's a pretty competitive art contest,”...
Tags: Fine Artists, Artists
Farming advocates are pressing Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to reverse a little-noticed measure approved by Congress last month that rescinded tough new rules on the poultry industry — a move that has strained the already rocky relationship between mom-...
Officials in Worcester County are investigating the cause of a fire at a Perdue Farms research facility that destroyed two poultry houses and killed 8,000 chicks. The fire broke out at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, more than an hour after the four workers on duty...
Tags: Perdue Farms, Research
Children used paper plates, yarn, feathers and beads to make dream catchers decorated with words and phrases like "hope" and "I have a dream" to celebrate the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday while their parents watched President Barack...
100 Years Ago Rube in Laurel From the Laurel social column: "Several of the young ladies of Laurel will hold a dance at the Academy of Music here on Monday evening February 3rd, dancing to begin at 8:30 P.M. "At the regular meeting of the mayor...
A Maryland appeals court has overturned the murder conviction of an Eastern Shore man because of flawed jury instructions. James Edward Ballard, of Pocomoke City, was convicted of second-degree-murder in the September 2010 fatal stabbing of Russell...
A small start-up company in Jessup using cutting-edge chemical technology to improve on the efficiency of lithium ion batteries — think your smart phone or tablet — has been named one of three winners in the U.S. Department of Energy's...
Housing vacancies increased at a faster rate along much of Maryland's Eastern Shore over the last decade than in the nation as a whole, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Baltimore's supply of vacant homes, though,...
Within the poultry industry, company dealings with the farmers they contract with have been one-sided for at least the past 20 years. It's been a long, hard battle for contract farmers to try to gain any fairness in that relationship; I can't count the...
Maryland WeatherI came back today to two reports of a bright meteor visible from Maryland Tuesday evening, Dec. 28, 2010. Details are still very sketchy. But 25-or-so other people from Virginia to New England spotted something similar at about the same time, according......
From Staff And Wire ReportsA soldier with ties to the Eastern Shore has been killed in Iraq, his family said yesterday. Army Staff Sgt. Jeremy Wade Doyle, the son of Debbie Grove of Pocomoke City, was one of four soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division killed Thursday when their...
Maryland WeatherThe U.S. Air Force will try again this evening to launch its TacSat-3 satellite from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Weather conditions are expected to be favorable, with only a 10 percent chance that bad weather would......
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