BZA approves family apartment

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals approved two special use applications — one for a family apartment, the other to convert a residence into a tourist home.
Amissville’s main event

Amissville’s carnival and parade attract both funseekers and spiffed-up fire and rescue apparatus — and the volunteers who run them — from all over.
Your Next Best Friend: Carmine

Hey, y’all! I’m a redbone coonhound named Carmine. Like most of my hound kin I am very loving, and playing is a favorite activity, especially with other dogs my size.
Ms. Wroth, you rock

I have elsewhere and publicly offered my gratitude to members of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors, the various constitutional officers with whom I served, and to the staff of all county offices who I have had the enormous privilege…
Before your next potshot, check the safety

John Odenkirk’s letter last week is a pretty good example of how not to engage in a discussion. “Whining drivel” is not a phrase that elicits rational thinking from either side. Mr. Odenkirk apparently takes the too-well-worn path of insult, belittle…
Thanks for the blood donations

Thank you to all who came out to donate blood at the Red Cross Bloodmobile June 22 at the Washington fire hall. The Red Cross collected 30 usable pints of blood, surpassing our goal of 27 pints! As always, this…
Courthouse Row for June 30

Home and land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office June 17-23: Hawthorne The Mont Medi Farm LLC to Mont Medi LLC, 208.3 acres, $3.9 million, deed bargain sale, general…
Meetings and notices for June 30

The Rappahannock County School Board will hold a special called meeting on June 30, at the School Board Office in the conference room at 8 a.m. for EOY closeout. Foothills Forum’s June board meeting, open to the public, is 10…
Fire and rescue calls for June 30

Tuesday, June 21 6:12 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 7:05 p.m. — Aaron Mountain Road, Castleton, general illness, company 5 8:08 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, fire alarm, companies 1 and 2 Thursday, June 23 7:00 a.m.…
Down Memory Lane for June 30

Feb. 7, 1963 After over 22 years service Guy Burke resigned Jan. 31, 1963 as custodian of Rappahannock County Jail. Mr. Burke became jailer May 1, 1940. For these many years he and Mrs. Burke have lived at the jail,…
Parrish backs out of River District

“I had lots of ideas for the building,” says hay farmer and Stonewall-Hawthorne county supervisor Chris Parrish, speaking of the River District Arts building which three weeks ago he’d offered to buy for $1.1 million. “Problem was, my ideas were…
Drugs, and a beach trip, in circuit court

A delay in a presentencing report enables a defendant in Rappahannock County Circuit Court to take a trip to the beach. Others who relapsed into drug use, or fled the continent, are not so lucky.