Truck won; thanks to many Tom Barber of Richardsville (here with wife, Cindy) was the lucky winner of the 2010 Ford Ranger pickup truck given away Saturday night by the Flint Hill Fire Department at […]
An assessment of waterways throughout the state has found that water quality in Rappahannock County is about the same as it was two years ago. The 2010 draft report released Monday by the Virginia Department […]
Ask anyone who’s been around Rappahannock County for 30 or more years how the county has managed to maintain its rural and scenic character when other nearby counties have not and the name Newbill Miller comes up.
From his perch on the county planning commission he helped put into place the standards that thwarted the type of sprawl that has been seen elsewhere in Northern Virginia. And he apparently managed to do it in a gentlemanly way. Those who know him speak of him as being evenhanded and willing to hear out the other side. […]
Terrence Johnson believes that establishing a winning football program at Rappahannock County High School does not start with the size of a player or even the number of players on the roster. “No matter what, […]
After saying his good-byes to his former Rappahannock County High School teachers, Joe Vickers strolled to the parking lot and popped the door to the family van. A smile came over his face. “Inside,” he […]
School is back in session, and the harbingers of victory are back on the volleyball court at Rappahannock County High School. With a 3-0 match win on Tuesday (Aug. 24), the varsity and JV volleyball […]
If all goes according to plan, Bill Blalock will finally get to ride a motorcycle he owned for many years without ever having cranked up the engine.
That motorcycle is one of about 80 entered in this fall’s Motorcycle Cannonball, a 17-day race from Kitty Hawk, N.C., to Santa Monica, Cal. […]
Your rescue squad needs your help. Ambulance drivers and Emergency Medical Technicians who are already certified or who would like to take free training are especially needed. So much goes into sustaining a volunteer team […]
Money isn’t everything. That’s easy to say for those of us still standing at the tail end (one hopes!) of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. So to rephrase the sentiment: Who here […]
The following is excerpted from the speech Rappahannock County Public Schools Superintendent Aldridge A. Boone delivered to the school division’s staff on Aug. 16: In 1895, Booker T. Washington said, “In all things that are […]
Did you know that … Rappahannock County High School has a world-class band that performs at venues near and far. But years before the Panther Band brought musical fame to the county there were worthy […]
When Maureen Harris advised me that you had kindly provided 200 copies of the Rappahannnock News’s annual “Guide to Rappahannock County” for the information packets for the Shenandoah District of the Virginia Federation of Garden […]
A special meeting of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, at the Courthouse in Washington. The purpose of the meeting is to consider a resolution authorizing the […]
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who played a part in this year’s Rappahannock Night at Camp Fantastic. Once again, it was a huge success! The committee — Sandra Jenkins, Marie […]
Submitted by Tom Tepper, Castleton.
Calling all runners, walkers and cancer survivors: the Madison Women’s Four Miler Training Program wants you for the first annual community-wide 4 Mile Fun Run on Aug. 28 at Hebron Lutheran Church in Madison. […]