Suspect sought after Magnolia shooting incident

MAGNOLIA — An unknown suspect was sought after several shots were fired at a 17-year-old male on a front porch Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe. A residence in the unit block of Cherry Drive West in the Paris Villa neighborhood was struck several times with projectiles, Cpl. Jaffe said. Troopers were […]

School item donations sought

MAGNOLIA — Caring Hearts Helping Hands (CHHH), a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization serving about 125 low-income working families in Kent County since 2002 is seeking donations for its Heart & Sole (back to school) project. CHHH is collecting 1-inch single subject spiral notebooks (wide or college lined), colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, soft slider pencil […]

Magnolia shooting leaves one person injured

MAGNOLIA — A 24-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries when he was shot in the stomach early Tuesday, Delaware State Police said. According to state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers were dispatched to Lambert Drive in the Meadowbrook Acres neighborhood at approximately 2:39 a.m. An investigation determined that the male victim had arrived at […]

Scenic Delaware: Magnolia sky

Magnolia altercation results in assault charge

MAGNOLIA — A 23-year-old Dover female was charged with second-degree assault after an altercation at the Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park Saturday, police said. Troopers were called to the scene on Douglas Fir Road at approximately 12:50 p.m. regarding a person who had been maced in the face, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather […]

Magnolia man, 19, charged with shots fired

MAGNOLIA – A 19-year-old Magnolia man was charged in connection with shots-fired complaints at the same residence on Feb. 2 and Feb. 9, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Trey M. Bowden, already held by the Delaware Department of Correction, was previously charged in connection with May 4 incidents in the unit […]

Ongoing argument leads to firearm charges

MAGNOLIA — An ongoing argument led to weapons charges after a firearm was pointed at a person late Monday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Desmond L. Robinson, 43, of Felton, allegedly pointed a gun at two adults standing beside him in a residential driveway in the 300 block of Millchop Lane […]

Magnolia man charged with attempted murder

FELTON — The Delaware State Police said Saturday a Magnolia man has been arrested for attempted murder. Police said 19-year-old Trey Bowden threatened a 17-year-old girl and her mother’s 26-year-old boyfriend at the Canterbury Shore Stop/Valero at 8953 S. Dupont Highway early Friday morning. According to police, Mr. Bowden approached the victims and, after an […]

Light displays aim to bring cheer during pandemic

MAGNOLIA — Christy Curley is looking to brighten people’s days during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The Curleys’ house on Ponderosa Drive in Magnolia is providing passersby with a little inspiration. Each week the Curleys have hung different displays of Christmas lights on their roof. This current design is of a tractor, to honor the farm […]

Scenic Delaware: Building bird

Dan Laughman of Magnolia took this photo of a starling bringing nesting materials into a bathroom vent in a development in Magnolia on March 22.