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Merry Moo heading over yonder?

Initially Merry Moo Market in Flint Hill would be closing its doors at the end of February. But the owner announced it will remain open “for the foreseeable future” until construction begins at the future location in Marshall.
Sperryville column for Feb. 16

Two County Supervisors and others helped lay the first stones for the "Chimney Memorial" for displaced families. Hearthstone School is once again hosting a Beatles-inspired Valentine’s Dinner & Dance benefit concert this Saturday.
Washington column for Feb. 16

Rappahannock local and Culpeper Police Sergeant, Anthony Berry, was awarded a medal and ribbon for using an defibrillator to restart a citizen's heart. February is also known as "Heart Month," so let’s make blood pressure control our goal.
Mini-golf and Lions’ largesse

This Saturday, Feb. 18, the hallways of Rappahannock County High School will be transformed into a mini-golf resort via the award winning Panther Band’s Indoor Mini-Golf FUN-raiser.
Kudos to Boots n Beer

Our local hiking club, Boots n Beer hiked the trail last Saturday. I showed the others the trash site. We frequently use Shenandoah National Park and on President's Day, Feb. 20, we plan to collect the trash.
Please call 911

Finally if you do not have insurance YOU DON'T OWE ANYTHING! This can't be emphasized enough and please spread the word. Avoid unnecessary risk to life by calling 911 in a medical emergency.
A real crowd turns out for fake news

Just as (real) news was breaking in Big Washington last Friday evening that ultimately led to the National Security Adviser's resignation days later, Cockburn spoke before a packed house at the Little Washington Theatre.
Not a ‘Muslim ban’

I hear my Democrat friends saying that a “Muslim ban” will serve as a recruiting tool for ISIS. I agree. Talk of one will have those consequences but I would submit there is in fact no Muslim ban.
Breaking bread with a Imam

I think generally it was the last gasp of a way in which old white men generally determined what was best for all which generally excluded anyone who was different.
The Rapp for Feb. 16

RappCats is having a fundraiser at Griffin Tavern Friday evening (Feb. 17) from 7 to 9 p.m.; and last Saturday night former NBC meteorologist and local, Bob Ryan, recorded a wind gust of 58 mph atop Bessie Mountain.
Wake-up call

What is happening in Marshall and along Route 211, in conjunction with our declining population, is a wake-up call for everyone in this community. Your thoughtful reporting was spot on.
Meetings and notices for Feb. 16

Presidents’ Day closings on Feb. 20, and reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 21: All County government offices; County Public Schools; Union Bank & Trust; BB&T; and Rapp News. The newspaper also needs items for publication submitted by Feb. 17.