Boo Hoo . . .

Yes, Rappahannock could use better cell services and more young people and employment opportunities, but it is not for everyone — fortunately.
School news for March 16

Congratulations to Senior Kayla Robey of RCHS and future student athlete at Shenandoah University; and WCDS announced that all seventeen seniors have been accepted to college — the tradition of 100 percent acceptance continues unbroken.
Union of bankers and community

Local Union Bank & Trust officials Mike Leake and Jason Brady welcome the Virginia bank’s new president John C. Asbury to the Rappahannock Cellars Barrel Room last Thursday.
Meetings and notices for March 16

Commit to Be Fit is a school sponsored, grant funded program that offers weekly exercise classes and wellness workshops for the County community through the generosity of the Path foundation.
Huntly family gets Habitat home

Funding for the Haley’s home is nearly complete at 86 percent due to the generosity and support of the Rappahannock community. Donations can be made through the Fauquier Habitat website.
The Rapp for March 9

PEC's resources for farmland seekers and landowners; the Artisan Trail’s doors are open this Saturday; this Friday at the Library, a former NASA scientist speaks on “How to Age Better and Other Space Stories.”
School news for March 9

Panthers spring sports are in full swing with upcoming softball and soccer games. Monday night were the Winter Sports Awards for cheer, wrestling and basketball; Owls wrap up their basketball season and still abuzz from hosting History Bee.
Good night had by all

Thanks to your generosity we raised essential funds that will enable us to rescue and care for additional stray, abandoned, injured, neglected, abused, and feral cats and kittens throughout Rappahannock. This is a true blessing as the need is great.
What’s up with that?

Rappahannock County Schools have excelled this year in sports and still get “section 2” page news? What entitles a FRONT PAGE news story on our county’s youth athletes who represent our county on the state level?
Close-minded country

I think the article really touched on how close-minded we can be as a country. The question was asked, “Can we only feel secure when we demonize another race or religion?” And I believe that is true.
Not <em>my</em> congressman, apparently

So I can only gather from this that Congressman Garrett does not care about this constituent's concerns. He might do better to take a page out of Mark Sanford's book.
Meetings & notices for March 9

Town of Washington’s Council meets on Monday, March 13, highlights from the agenda include a Comcast Franchise Agreement update; the School Board meeting and public hearing on the FY 18 budget will be held on March 14.