William “Rock” Evans of Cumberland carries the Maryland state flag onto the field at College Park as a four-year member and second-year captain of the University of Maryland Terrapin Cheerleaders. In the spring of 2013, he was the first recipient of the Terp Award for his outstanding athletic and leadership skills as a Terrapin cheerleader. The squad supports the football team and men’s and women’s basketball teams, at both home and away games. Evans is the third family member who has been a Maryland cheerleader. His mother, Sonya Cooper Lathrop, was on the squad from 1974-1976; his cousin John Cooper V was on the squad in 2005-2006. Evans is a 2010 graduate of Fort Hill and was a three-year member of the Sentinel Cheer Squad and local East-West Rockets Competition Cheer Team. He is a senior and will graduate in May with a degree in marine biology. Evans is the grandson of Jo-Jacqueline Cooper and he late John Cooper III.
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Rocky Gap revenue up for February
A week before the parent company of Rocky Gap Casino Resort releases earning results for 2013, state regulators say the resort continues to rake in revenue from slots and table games.
Off-duty firefighter aids in department’s quick response
An alert, off-duty city firefighter was credited Thursday for aiding the Cumberland Fire Department in its quick response to a reported structure fire in the North End of the city.
Del McCoury and family perform during benefit for new animal shelter
Del McCoury and his musical family spent the day in Cumberland on Thursday to do a round of advance media publicity for this year’s 7th annual DelFest and to perform at a benefit to raise funds for a new Allegany Animal Shelter.
Protective order bill clears House with unanimous vote
A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote on Thursday.
Md. revenues $238M less than projected
Maryland lawmakers will be wrestling with a bigger budget problem than they expected, after officials revised the state’s revenues down by about $238 million on Thursday for the current fiscal year and the next.
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Police seek girl missing after homicide at Dundalk home
Police searched Thursday for an 11-year-old girl who was reported missing after her mother was found slain in their home in Dundalk.
Central Hampshire PSD backs off on loan request
Central Hampshire Public Service District’s five-member board Wednesday night voted unanimously to rescind its request for the West Virginia Public Service Commission to approve a $75,000 loan from the Hampshire County Development Authority.
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