Mayday cleared quickly during Magnolia house fire

MAGNOLIA — A mayday situation was declared after a Magnolia firefighter fell through a floor during a residential blaze Sunday afternoon, fire officials reported. The mayday was cleared moments later after he was pulled from the basement of the home, the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. posted on its Facebook page Sunday. The distress call was […]

Election 2020: 33rd Representative District

Name: Charles S. Postles Jr. Party: Republican Age: 71 Family: Married to Janet, three kids, three grandkids, two great-grandkids Residence: Milford Occupation: Farmer Name: Rachael King Party: Democratic Age: 37 Family: Did not answer Residence: Magnolia Occupation: State auditor’s office Why are you running for this seat? CP: I want to continue serving the citizens […]

Election 2020: 34th Representative District

Name: Lyndon D. Yearick Party: Republican Age: 55 Family: Married to Janice Yearick, children Daniel, Lynzi and Brandon Residence: Magnolia Occupation: Design support specialist Name: Adewunmi “Ade” Kuforiji Party: Democratic Age: 49 Family: Two children Residence: Dover Occupation: School district chief financial officer Why are you running for this seat? LY: After three successful terms […]

Magnolia senior found critically injured

MAGNOLIA — The Delaware State Police are investigating a suspected assault that left a 77-year-old Magnolia man in critical condition. At around 11 a.m. Sunday, troopers responded to Moores Drive in the Meadowbrook Acres community to investigate an alleged assault. Upon arrival, troopers learned that a family member had discovered the male victim with visible […]

Barker’s Landing sunset

Betsy Schrack of Dover took this photo of sunset at Barker’s Landing in Magnolia in July.

Burglaries, thefts from Magnolia vehicles yield another arrest

MAGNOLIA — A third person has been arrested in connection with two residential burglaries and thefts from vehicles in the Magnolia area, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said Tuesday. Dominic Hurley, 19, of Dover, turned himself in to police and was charged with two counts each of first-degree burglary and theft of […]

Troopers arrest pair on Magnolia-area burglary charges, seek third suspect

MAGNOLIA – Syeed Haines, a 24-year-old from Wyoming, and Tygee Dennis, 31, of Dover, were arrested by Delaware State Police for their alleged roles in connection with two residential burglaries and numerous thefts from vehicles in the Magnolia area, said state police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell. State police are continuing to search for a third […]

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 […]