Out of the Attic

Out of the attic

From the Rappsody yearbook of 1961, Rappahannock High School’s first year in operation, this photo was captioned: “Now if you ask me . . .” Said the text beside it: “Behind the production of our […]

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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 will always list all calendar items we receive.) If your event absolutely must appear in the paper, […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago April 21, 1960 The Virginia Division of Forestry announced this week that the last orders for tree seedlings have delivered to the landowners. Nearly 40 million tree seedlings have been planted in […]

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Tourism

Calendar: Rapp Happenings

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

Washington Column

Washington: Music and testimony

Washington Baptist Church has the contemporary Christian music group Immersed singing at its 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. The group consists of Lee Catherine Clayton and Cameron “Cammie” Shelatz from Madison, Va. They most […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices

The Rappahannock County Planning Commission meets 7:30 p. m. April 21 at the county courthouse on Gay Street. Agenda highlights include: Williams Contractors office/Shop/Yard; presentation on the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (former Conservation Research Center) […]

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Home and Land Transfers

Home and land transfers

These Rappahannock County home and land transfers were recorded in the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office from April 2 to 8. Hampton Jeffrey Lewis Butler to Jeffrey Lewis Butler and wife, 7.2157 acres, deed […]

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Art

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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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago April 7, 1960 Miss Shirley Brown, a forward on the RCHS basketball squad, was chosen for the tourney all-stars at the close of the season. The Rappahannock team placed fourth in District […]

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RAWL Dogs

RAWL Dogs: Carney

You know how sometimes you order something and what is delivered is just not right? Well, I ordered real legs and what I got was these short little stubbies. But I’m still a happy and […]

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Washington Column

Washington: Sunrise services for Easter

The Easter holiday is upon us. The Amissville United Methodist Church has already placed their well-known silhouettes along U.S. 211 in Amissville to illustrate the events leading up to to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. […]

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Uncategorized

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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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago March 31, 1960 C. B. Johnson of Woodville, has been appointed Vice-chairman of the Woodville area in the current Red Cross Fund Drive. Long interested in Red Cross activities, Mr. Johnson served […]

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Washington Column

Washington: Steeple work

The RAAC Community Theatre, or at least the steeple of the former church, is getting a facelift this week by Shane Davis and Silas Lilly from Roofworks, a Spotsylvania, Va. contractor. The company, which specializes […]

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Uncategorized

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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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago March 24, 1960 Mrs. Magdalene Dearing, who is vice chairman of the Red Cross Fund Campaign among the colored people of Rappahannock, is a faithful worker for its activities. She has assisted […]