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This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Durwood Acquitted

In yesterday's post I included a link to the 1962 Enterprise front page story where Buzzy was elected County Commissioner as part of the Raley Ticket.  Also on that front page of the Enterprise, was this story featuring some other folks from Ridge: 

To read the rest of the story with mention of Durwood's defense witnesses Mary Frances Raley and Melvin Yost (click here.)  With witnesses like that, little wonder that Durwood was acquitted.

Music-wise, when I googled "Kangaroo Court," the following popped up:

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