Amissville resident Derek Rafael Frink was arrested June 5 by Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Ubben and charged with two counts of assault and battery and one count each of trespassing, strangulation and using profane, threatening or indecent language.
Big day at the Derby

Rappahannock County’s youngest racecar drivers made a strong showing at last weekend’s 10th annual Culpeper Soap Box Derby, with six of the county’s 14 competitors bringing home trophies — including first place in the Super Stock division.
The Rapp for June 27

Our Fourth (Estate) Friday moves to the Public House, "Oysters for Life" joins the July 4th activities, "Copperhead" screens at Culpeper's State Theatre, the Public House becomes a TripAdvisor top pick, RAAC announces its Mitchell Arts Fund winners and Gray…

Zombies and vampires, according to all the media buzz, are everywhere this summer – except Rappahannock County. Here we have world-acclaimed musicians and artists, plus their most talented understudies. Yes, we have the Castleton Festival, now celebrating its fifth year,…
Photos: Cannery show

More than 200 people attended the opening of the Virginia Chutney Company’s new cannery (above) at the old Aileen plant in Flint Hill — the first commercial manufacturing operation to open there since Aileen closed 15 years ago.
Photos: The Class of ’63, reunited

Where have the years gone? Twenty-four of the 51 members of the RCHS Class of 1963 answered that question and more at their 50th reunion last Saturday (June 22) at the Flint Hill Public House.
Photo: Murals by Mullany

Rappahannock artist Tom Mullany poses beside his newly finished mural painting that now adorns the side of a storage barn at Centreville’s The Winery at Bull Run.
Photo: Biking Sweden

Chris Parrish (left) poses last week with fellow rider Mark Ohrstrom after completing the 186-mile Vatterrundan – the world’s longest recreational bike ride.

Regarding the recent editorial on litterbugs in our beautiful county [“In ‘defense’ of litterbugs,” June 20], I feel compelled to exclaim, “Proud people don’t litter!” There is no good excuse for it. And to quote Abraham Lincoln, “I like to…

Citizens of Rappahannock, my name is Sandra D. Hudson. I live at 5325 Sperryville Pike in Boston. I need your help: On June 17, between the hours  of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., someone unlawfully entered my property and stole…

This week I will conclude my five months as interim superintendent of the Rappahannock County Public Schools. I have truly enjoyed my time in this position, working with the school board members, the central office staff, the principals, the teachers…
Up in the Hollow: Y’all thrum back now, y’hear?

And as they gathered for the final ritual of departure, the 2nd Battalion of the 2nd Corps of the 2nd Horde, all 170 billion of them, began to fall silent. There, in Harris Hollow, they bowed to the Great Pharaoh…