Headwaters Foundation’s Farm-to-Table program at Rappahannock County Public Schools receives a $12,000 donation from the Rappahannock Farm Bureau. Farm-to-Table instructor Trista Scheurlein (center) and Headwaters executive director Toni Egger (left) accept the check presented by […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Caring about the environment

In the April 8 edition of the Rappahannock News, Robert Alcott of Washington wrote a most appropriate letter to the editor [“What happened to pride?“] regarding the trash along Rappahannock roads. Kudos are in order […]


Fire and rescue members honored

The Rappahannock County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association’s annual awards banquet, postponed from February due to the severe snowstorms, was held on April 10 at the social hall of the Chester Gap Volunteer Fire & […]


RAWL Dogs: Mocha

You may know that rabbits reproduce quickly, but I am here to tell you that there aren’t enough of them. There never will be enough for me — never. Lemme at ‘em! Why do you […]


The Bechtold story

Amissville’s Narmada Winery has a fetching exhibit up through June 1 in the tasting room of photos by John A. Bechtold, an advertising photographer based in New York City for 30 years. An Amissville resident […]


Laurel Mills Rugby

Warrenton Rugby Football Club (shown in red) has a playoff match this Saturday (April 24) at the Laurel Mills Polo Grounds against Roanoke. Kick-off is 1 p.m. — and is preceded by an under-19 Warrenton […]

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The Rapp

Go, Gavin, Go Gavin Jenkins, an 11-year- old Rappahannock County Elementary School fifth-grader, has a dream of becoming a professional automobile race driver, and this year he is on his way to accomplishing his dream. […]

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Local Flavor’s locals

At Local Flavor’s first-ever “Meet Your Farmer” open house Saturday at the farm buyer’s club’s Amissville storehouse, some 250 local farmers, customers and others showed up to meet, greet and otherwise connect. Among the suppliers, […]

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Editorial: Who pays for higher education?

Rappahannock high-schoolers are likely looking at a tougher time getting into state colleges than their predecessors faced — plus higher tuition and fewer classes if they do get in. That’s because of Virginia’s ever-shrinking higher-education […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thank you all!

We want to thank Mike Cannon, manager of the Rappahannock Co-op, and Cucie Baldwin, owner of 211Quicke Mart, for letting us sell raffle tickets to support the Miss Rappahannock Pageant – and especially all the […]