Thursday April 26

The weather for today will be mostly sunny with a high of 57 degrees. Later tonight there can be a chance of rain and a low temperature of 42.

The Department of Natural Resources is now accepting reservations for camping at state parks.

For all you Sci-Fi buffs out there: The premier of The Avengers: Infiniti War at the Garrett 8 Cinemas takes place at a special time (7:00pm – 11:00pm) this evening. Be sure to check out other movies in our movie page as well.

Register of Wills Rita Watson and Hospice of Garrett Co. Inc. will co-host a free seminar, “Everything You Wanted to Know About Wills & Estates,” today from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Glade Mennonite Church.  For information, contact Donna Brenneman at 301-334-5151 or

If you are a painter, woodworker, photographer, musician, writer or just have a passion for the arts, you should consider attending The Garrett County Arts Council’s Art’s Connection at Smoke N Mirrors Gallery in Oakland this evening from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Contact GCAC at 301.334.6589 for more information.

This just in for all you creative folks! Maryland Citizens for the Arts will present “Mind Your Business,” a legal and financial education workshop for artists on May 5th at Frostburg State University from 1:00pm – 4:30pm. This traveling event is a symposium to help the state’s creative class better navigate budgets, contracts, copyright laws, insurance, and more.

Here is the link you’ve been waiting for! The 🤖🌎World Championship Robotics Stream🌎🤖 #Garrett County Proud!

The Garrett County Workforce Development Partners Summit will be held May 16 from 9:00am – 12:30pm is an opportunity for to share the mission of your organization and learn more about other local workforce resources available.

Yesterday I gave a few facts about the Kentucky Derby.  Today I present the full report from WalletHub on the Nation’s most addicted states, along with some related facts.  The study estimates that American gamblers experience about $100 billion in gambling losses a year!  Want to know where Maryland ranks? Click here. I bet you can’t resist!

Today Samantha Funding The Arts sponsored The Save A Life Tour at Northern High School (yesterday was Southern High School). Students watch a very powerful video about drinking & driving and texting while driving and then get to use the simulators to experience reaction times while drinking & driving and texting while driving.

A Flying Scot sailboat has been recently listed in our Online Marketplace under “Boats”.