Linda Diane Vogel, 55, of Middletown, was driving this 2002 Ford F-250 north on U.S. 522 near Huntly when the truck’s trailer, filled with cinder blocks, began swaying and Vogel lost control of the truck, […]
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, second from left, got a tour of the Narmada Winery’s vat room and vineyards Saturday during a brief visit to Rappahannock with his wife, Christie (not shown). Narmada’s owners (Pandit, left, […]
Rappahannock artist Tom Mullany didn’t win washingtonpost.com’s Next Great Cartoonist contest a few weeks ago — the voting was online, and he was not surprisingly (though no less disappointingly) beat out by a student cartoonist […]
Area residents graduate from Virginia Tech Four area residents received degrees during commencement exercises at Virginia Tech on May 14. Ryan Hoban, Amissville, received a bachelor of arts degree in international studies from the College […]
Mysterious, confusing, and diverse, it is a sickness that can cause several serious medical conditions. As Culpeper residents hike and work outside during summer, Lyme Disease can be a serious consequence. […]
During the course of its investigation into the current Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Associated Press was given information from the then-office of Mineral Management Services that was not making a lot of sense. […]
This past Sunday afternoon I had the pleasure and delight of attending the Castleton Festival’s production of Puccini’s “Il Trittico” at the festival tent in Castleton. The term “awesome” is overly used to the point […]
I feel very strongly that the Hazel River should be designated a Scenic River. I worked for many years with landowners and county environmental groups to have the Hazel made a Tier III river. That […]
In the Rappahannock News two weeks ago, there was a letter stating that the Rappahannock Food Pantry would like more volunteers. Having just retired in April after 38 years in the meat department at the […]
Two years after beginning to organize in Rappahannock and surrounding counties, the Unitarian Universalists of the Blue Ridge (UUBRidge) now welcomes its first minister, Rev. Evan Keely. Keely previously served congregations in Massachusetts, Texas and […]
Wakefield Country Day School in Huntly has two upcoming sports camps in addition to an equestrian camp. A premier soccer camp run by Wakefield Boys Middle School Soccer Coach Lavonne Adkins from July 26 to […]
Jim Rich, who lives near The Plains, last week returned to the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) after a 12-year absence.
Republican Gov. George Allen appointed him to his first four-year term in 1994. […]
Top basketmakers at the Culpeper-Madison-Rappahannock Farm Show; more work (and more play for you) at the Castleton Festival; local 12-and-under team heads to the state baseball tournament; and more. […]
The damage is clear in this photo of one of the rear rooms of the house on Woodward Road in Sperryville that was destroyed in a fire early Saturday. The 100-year-old frame house belongs to longtime Rappahannock restaurant and market owner Rae Gaedke, who is in Florida looking after her mother. […]
Independence Day 2010 was celebrated in an immeasurable fashion again this year at the Thornton Hill Hounds Race Course on July 4. Citizens attended from all corners of Rappahannock County and elsewhere to hear musical […]
Walter Nicklin, publisher of the Rappahannock News, poses the following questions in his editorial [Happy 234th?, July 8]: “How could it possibly have happened that such sparsely populated 13 colonies 234 years ago could produce […]
The “Sunbeam Band,” as they called themselves, posed for this picture in October 1952 at the Luannah Smith residence in Sperryville. They are, front row, from left, Jackie Brown, “Bucky” Fletcher, Doris Ann Dodson, Michael Brown; second row, Louise Fletcher, Cathy Fletcher, Charles Dodson, Lee Thorton, Joe Brown; and, back row, Janice Lee Dodson, Nancy Brown, Launnah Smith, Carolyn Brown, Joann Fox and Danny Clater. […]
At the Rappahannock Lions annual picnic July 9, senior Lion Bob Anderson, right, congratulates R.C. Garcia as the organization’s incoming president, taking over from Steve Miller, left. Some 55 Lions and their spouses attended the picnic and installation ceremony for the new president, who’ll serve a 2010-2011 term. […]
Basking on the beach.
Toiling in the noonday sun.
Covering our eyes from the glare.
Showing off our bronzed arms and legs.
Ah, summertime and those languid sun-drenched afternoons. Soaking in the sun to the point of being burning hot is not only uncomfortable but potentially lethal. […]
On Wednesday, July 21 the Rappahannock County Planning Commission will meet at 7:30 p. m. at the county courthouse on Gay Street. Highlights on the agenda: Healy Tourist Home; Smith & Moon Country Inn; Smithsonian […]