Trump supporters’ signs taken

It may be of interest to the greater community that two political "Trump" yard signs were recently removed from two separate locations in Rappahannock County: Castleton and Washington.
Recovering from a catastrophe

The Cooter Catastrophe has been a driver of message traffic on Rappnet for the last several days. Accusations and vitriolic responses have scorched the internet with enough misinformation to make my head spin.
The Rapp for Aug. 25

Fourth (Estate) Friday, 1000 Faces at Stone Hill, the Park turns 100 and waives entrance fees this weekend and Gay Street Gallery joins in on the celebration.
Fungus among us

Tremella fuciformes, or “snow fungus,” decorates a fallen tree in the forest near Washington last week.
Shop Like a Lion

Larry Grove, president of the Rappahannock County Lions Club, and Jim Blubaugh, chairman of the Lions Club Foundation, attended the Rappahannock Fire Association meeting last week to distribute $400 checks collected from the Shop-Like-a-Lion Amazon program.  For every dollar spent…
Swoop, prey, pose

In Amissville last week, this red-tailed hawk came down on a unprepared squirrel in a serendipitous spot of sunlight, just a few yards from a fully prepared photographer. After a brief glance, the hawk departed with his prey, the photographer…
Theater on the rocks

This summer the stone-maestro himself, John Henry, entered the playwriting lists as the author of “Arguing with God,” set for an encore performance Sept. 11 at Henry's amphitheater near Flint Hill.
The Rapp for Aug. 18

The PATH Foundation announces $500k in available funds, RCHS teachers have openings for music students, and an update on fundraising efforts for Gary Jenkins.
Dark skies

Storm clouds move in over Massies Corner on Monday afternoon, bringing torrential rain and high winds that took out more than a few trees, hundreds of households’ electric power and the county’s emergency paging system.
Your Next Best Friend: Pudgy

My name is Pudgy and I’m a 10-month-old bulldog mix, several breeds all squished into a compact little love bug . . . me! I love other dogs and cats, too, and, of course, humans.
Rising above it

Preparing for the Sept. 11 encore production of John Henry's "Arguing with God" is Travis Brown, of Washington, D.C., shown here on a hydraulic crane known as a cherry-picker.