Resident struck in Magnolia shooting

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MAGNOLIA — A 38-year-old man was injured in a residential shooting Sunday at approximately 10:46 p.m., Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The victim was struck after a bullet entered the residence in the 500 block of Millchop Lane, penetrated the kitchen and cabinet. Arriving troopers located the injured man, police said. […]

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ blooms at St. Thomas More

MAGNOLIA – “Little Shop of Horrors,” a tale of a blood-thirsty Venus flytrap, takes the stage this weekend at St. Thomas More Academy. The musical production focuses on the struggling Mushnik’s Flower Shop, where a suspicious plant shows up and unlike the rest of the plants in the shop, struggles to survive on sunlight and […]

Scenic Delaware: Happy trails

Dan Laughman of Magnolia took this photo of jet trails converging toward Washington from Magnolia on Feb. 17.

Pedestrian stop leads to drug arrest

MAGNOLIA — A 20-year-old Magnolia man was arrested on drug charges following a Wednesday afternoon pedestrian stop, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 4:10 p.m., when the Kent County Governor’s Task Force were on patrol on Mill Chop Lane and saw a person allegedly commit […]

Remembering Lionel: Magnolia woman hoped for justice for slain son

MAGNOLIA — Last Monday a jury of 11 women and one man returned a verdict for Obadiah Miller — one of the 18 inmates accused of perpetrating the 2017 Vaughn prison riot that left Lt. Steven Floyd dead. They found the 26-year-old man not guilty of conspiracy, kidnapping and assault, but remained deadlocked on two […]

Scenic Delaware: Magnolia landscape

Dietmar Panzig of Magnolia took this photo in Magnolia on Nov. 3.

Letter to the Editor: How soon they forget?

Judging from Mr. Hesterman’s letter on Nov. 4 (“Respect missing from the political discourse of left”) I’m assuming that his political leanings are to the right of center. While I applaud his call for mutual respect it seems he has is another victim of selective amnesia. He talks about the lack of respect coming from […]

Scenic Delaware: Pier-ing through

Renate Purdy of Dover took this photo of the pier on Trap Shooters Road in Magnolia on Oct. 3.

Letter to the Editor: Let’s hold off on that ‘blue wave’ come Election Day

Perhaps Ms. Dorothy Mallozzi should have waited a few days before penning her “Republicans taking voters for fools” letter (Nov. 3). The entire substance of her comments were the same old tired Democratic talking points that have finally awakened millions who were formerly Democrats. I’m also not sure that the analogy of a “blue-footed booby” […]

Letter to the Editor: Respect missing from the political discourse of left

Take a deep breath in. Let it out. Now, please stop talking for five minutes. This is my request of the unhinged left who have become so irate in almost every facet of American politics. I have no ill will for those on the left and honestly believe they have the best interest for our […]