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Cub Scouts race in Derby

Cub Scouts from Rappahannock Pack 123 gathered Feb. 21 at the Washington Volunteer Fire Hall for their annual Pinewood Derby. Nearly 40 youngsters, ages 6 to 10, raced their homemade cars for fun and glory. […]

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RappCats

RappCats: Squirt

My name is Squirt, but I would be much obliged if you’d come up with a new, more appropriate name for such a lovable charming lady. Lost and starving, rescued by my current foster parents, […]

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Calendar: Rapp Happenings

The Rapp Happenings section lists events, generally in Rappahannock County, on a space-available basis. (The rappnews.com web site always lists all calendar items we receive.) If you your event absolutely must appear in the paper, […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices

On Thursday, March 4, the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. On Monday, March 8, the Town of Washington’s Town Council will hold […]

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A new mayor

By the time its long-awaited $4 million wastewater treatment plant and sewer system is operating for a good three or four months this summer, the town of Washington will apparently have something else new to […]

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Aches and propane

Every winter, it seems, Rappnet email forum participants revisit the same well-worn topic: complaints about the propane supplier Amerigas. Melissa Harris, who lives near Sperryville, kicked off this year’s round in early January, complaining the […]

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School/Education News

Freshman wrestler has a future

“Weighing in at 103 pounds, standing 5 feet 3 inches tall, welcome to the mat — the Crushin’ . . . Russian!” Sergei “CJ” Sidrow may have astounded his Rappahannock County High School community this […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 25, 1960 Miss Alice Wood, daughter of Mrs. Downing Wood of Washington, Va., was the lucky person given the clock radio by the seniors of Rappahannock County High School at the […]

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Editorials

Editorial: To the rescue

Deadlines, like the hangman’s noose, concentrate the mind. For the Rappahannock News, Tuesday and Wednesday are the deadline days for any and all stories if they are to be printed in that Thursday’s edition of […]