Scoping out Sunday hunting

If the state legislature approves, church bells could soon be one of two familiar sounds that ring out on Sundays – the other being the gunshots of hunters.
‘Intricate Relationships’ matter

The perpetual friction between “come-heres” and “from-heres” in Rappahannock County is not limited to humans. Homegrown naturalist Bruce Jones speaks on ways to bring native flora and fauna back home.

In Bull Run District play, Rappahannock County High School’s Quiz Bowl team traveled to William Monroe High School for a Jan. 18 meet. “Our first match was against Central Woodstock,” coach Dave Naser said, “and we jumped to an early…

There’s a major political event approaching this fall, and though I have no doubt it will be overshadowed by the elections, I hope you’ll carve out some time for it anyway.
The Rapp for Jan. 26

Another Fourth (Estate) Friday meeting with our staff; two Friday films; oysters, Little Washington wine, art and a fundraiser Saturday; Israel at Trinity; uranium at the Theatre.
Wild Ideas: Making mole hills in the mountains

While bunnies, bears, mice and myriad other animals were main characters in my childhood storybooks, only the “Wind in the Willows” featured the lowly mole. That just fed my curiosity about this mysterious animal, so one day I followed a…

By Toni Browning In the 15 years I have been an advocate/case manager for aging services, I have seen thousands of older adults. Some have done fine on their own, some have needed a little help and many were in predicaments that…
RAWL Dogs: Baby

The beagle featured here a couple of weeks ago, Tiny Tim, may have been tiny and sweet, but I am cutest of all! They call me Baby – need I say more? I’m six months old, weigh less than 20…

50 years agoApril 12, 1962 The town of Washington has equipped a playground in the lot behind the post office for the children of the area. Swings, seesaws and sliding-board have been erected for their use. This equipment has been…

Home and land transfers These home and land transfers were recorded Jan. 13-19 at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk office: Rayner V. Snead, revocable trust to Rayner V. Snead family trust, 1.7270, 1.9943, 3.1366, 1.8508, .8388, .8325 and 9.6219…