Inside this week’s News (Jan. 28)

This week's headlines: The Blizzard of 2016; ‘Outside the box’ sentence for probation violation; Profile: Turning scraps to treasures on Chester Gap; Wild Ideas: Wildlife in the snowpocalypse; Is there hope for historic Waterloo Bridge?; Missing the train
The Rapp for Jan. 28

Fourth Estate Friday • At the Theatre, a piano recital with song • Benevolent Fund’s Celebrity Waiters’ Dinner • Rapp at Home open house and new meeting times • Post features Kid Pan Alley
Revisiting a Dream

A dream is a feeling, an understanding and perception that the impossible is possible. That's according to this year’s 2016 MLK “DreamKeeper” Award winner Col. (Ret.) Samuel Glasker, who received his honor at Sunday’s 25th-annual observance of Rev. Dr. Martin…
The 2016 election in Rappahannock

We’re still months away from the Big Vote this fall, but several key election-related events will happen in February and March. A rundown from Rappahannock County Director of Elections Kimberly McKiernan.
First person: I worked with Dr. King

Longtime Ben Venue resident Pat Saltonstall was sent to Selma, Alabama, by the FBI in September 1963 to gather information about the racial injustices taking place in the deep South.
Schools & Sports for Jan. 21

With winter break behind us our Rapp Sports teams are back in action, with most teams approaching or passing the midpoint of their regular seasons.
Just hold on

This is the time of year when the term “hunkering down” comes to mind. Before I tell you how I try to look at winter and waiting for warmer weather, I should recall for you the tale about the fellow…
Ablaze

Dozens of folks gathered last Saturday evening (Jan. 16) for the fourth-annual Christmas tree bonfire on the Avon Hall property in Washington.
Democrats elected

The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee held its biennial caucus to reorganize and elect new officers on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Town Hall.