This week’s Rappahannock News (April 18)

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Here’s a quick look at this week’s Rappahannock News, in newsstands, mailboxes and inboxes now.

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What you will find in the April 18 edition:

Fatal crash driver: 2 months in jail  

James Warren Cox, the 67-year-old Tappahannock man whose out-of-control 1967 Austin Healey convertible crashed head-on into a group of motorcyclists on a sunny Sunday last fall in Sperryville, killing one and injuring several more, was found guilty of reckless driving Tuesday. He is appealing the decision.

The Rapp for April 18 

Counting down to the 35th annual Fodderstack 10K, welcoming a Chinese pianist to the Theatre, meeting GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli, remembering the county’s Civil War past, becoming a stage hand with RAAC and showing off the improvements to the fire hall at the SVRS open house in this week’s Rapp.

School lunch prices will rise 10 cents

The Rappahannock County School Board took a break from budgetary matters to discuss the impending (government mandated) rise in school meal prices at its monthly meeting last Tuesday night.

Town helps RappCats, hears pond plans

The Washington Town Council heard two presentations on new possibilities last week: a petition for the council’s support of a RappCats cat shelter, and plans to clean up and further transform the pond at Avon Hall.

Editorial: Celebrating Earth Day

Let nature take its course? Nowadays that’s easier said than done. Any Rappahannock resident who has battled stink bugs or has let a field go fallow knows what I mean. Nature, so disrupted by human activity, is no longer natural.

And more . . .

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