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.

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Rally for Peyton

Someone asked me about the following sign that is currently posted near the road in the front of Buzzy's Country Store:

My friend Keith Raley asked me if he could post the sign there to advertise today's rally in memory of his Grandson Peyton.  In April of this year, Peyton was shot and killed by a Maryland State trooper responding to a call that Peyton was acting suspiciously and had a gun.  (For the complete story (click here and scroll down to Page 3.)  The following was also in the article:
The Rally is at the County's Governmental Center and starts at 11:00 today.  No music today.  "Don't feel much like dancing."  (Extra points if you know the tune that that line is from.)

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