October 12, 2003
On October 8, 2003 WALTER FRANCIS MACPHERSON of Abingdon, MD, beloved husband of Doris Ruth MacPherson (nee Seidel); devoted father of Walter G. MacPherson, Robert F. MacPherson, Michael D. MacPherson and Judith E. MacPherson; loving brother of John Gerald MacPherson. Also survived by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Abingdon, MD on Monday October 13 at 3 p.m. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.
November 19, 2000
Navy's beleaguered football team will have two major battles to fight when it ends this unproductive season in two weeks at PSINet Stadium. Not only will the Midshipmen have to contend with Army in one of college football's most storied rivalries, but they will be also trying to avoid their first winless record in 52 years. That was guaranteed yesterday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium when improving Wake Forest administered the team's 10th consecutive defeat, 49-26, before a chilled gathering of 30,370.
January 26, 2000
Carroll County spokeswoman Maggy MacPherson is leaving her job for a post in the private sector. MacPherson, 41, of Gettysburg, Pa., has accepted a job as government/public relations executive for Cavalier Mid-Atlantic LLC, a Richmond, Va.-based telecommunications company that is expanding into Maryland. MacPherson has been with the county for 11 years. She was hired as a public information coordinator in 1988 and was promoted to communications manager in 1991. She has been the county's public information officer since 1995.
October 18, 1998
Imagine a county meeting where you can voice your opinion on a tax proposal, new school or development from the comfort of your own home. Or picture an online community college course where you're never asked to step foot in a classroom. Or how about commuting to work by walking from your bedroom to your study?New technology may soon make these and other once futuristic ideas a part of everyday life in Carroll County, say government, education and business leaders."We want more information.