Sperryville Column

Sperryville column for Feb. 23

Janet and Eric Tollefson’s enterprise the Sperryville Trading Cafe and Market, in what used to be the Emporium, now houses the Briar Patch, a welcoming bookstore owned by Alma Viator and Ben Jones. […]

Photos

‘Arguing with God’ on tour

The Stone Hill Theatrical Foundation of Flint Hill recently staged a performance of “Arguing with God” at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Flint Hill’s Hugh Hill not only played Moses but also directed the performance. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

Rough landing

A two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle occurred around 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 211 and 522 in Sperryville. The rider on the Harley-Davidson was medevaced by helicopter, which touched down at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department. […]

Letters to the Editor

Recess doesn’t mean disappear

We read Congressman Garrett’s letter in last week’s paper and would like to discuss some points. Unfortunately he has not held nor has he committed to holding a live town hall meeting with his constituents during this recess week. […]

Sports

School news for Feb. 23

Big congrats to Rapp Varsity Wrestling, coming home from the state tourney in Salem with one new State Champion and seven other state placers; and Saturday (Feb. 25) the Scholastic Bowl teams travels to Williamsburg for the State finals. […]

Letters to the Editor

Pave paradise?

I love Rappahannock. It suits my soul….We stopped in Gainesville a few days ago. Amazing how fast that community developed. Blazing lights replace the stars; the American need for shopping and entertainment evidenced everywhere. […]

Letters to the Editor

The easy way out

Mr. Garrett’s lack of willingness to address the questions sent to him via Facebook and his avoidance of real answers shows me that this type of town hall meeting is a cowardly way to address the issues of his constituents. […]

Letters to the Editor

Garrett toes the Trump line

Will he compel Sheriff Connie Compton to harass law-abiding immigrants coming into our community? What is he doing about student debt crushing our families? Or the unfunded state mandates driving up our property taxes? […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for Feb. 23

Rapp Biz Link networking event today (Feb. 23) from 5 to 7 p.m. at Headmaster’s Pub; it’s Fourth Estate Friday on Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. at the Country Cafe; a 17th century haiku poem features at Middle Street Gallery. […]