All-Delaney Athletic Conference Athletes Boys Basketball All-DAC Division 2: Andrew Smith, First Team and Co-Most Valuable Player; Brian Shafran, First Team Girls Basketball All-DAC Division 2: Isabelle Eastham, First Team; Sarah Wells, First Team Swimming: Madison Mulvey, 100 Yard Breaststroke…

Cub Scouts from Rappahannock Pack 123 gathered Feb. 21 at the Washington Volunteer Fire Hall for their annual Pinewood Derby. Nearly 40 youngsters, ages 6 to 10, raced their homemade cars for fun and glory. First-, second-, and third-place winners…

My name is Squirt, but I would be much obliged if you’d come up with a new, more appropriate name for such a lovable charming lady. Lost and starving, rescued by my current foster parents, I so love it there…

On Thursday, March 4, the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. On Monday, March 8, the Town of Washington’s Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled Town Council…

Requirements for producers interested in signing up for seasonal high tunnels (hoop houses) have been changed to allow more applicants to qualify for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service help. With the change announced last week, applicants are no longer required…

Every winter, it seems, Rappnet email forum participants revisit the same well-worn topic: complaints about the propane supplier Amerigas. Melissa Harris, who lives near Sperryville, kicked off this year’s round in early January, complaining the company charged her for igniting…

Police reported two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made over the last two weeks in Rappahannock County, including one that also involved concealed weapons and another that also involved possession of marijuana. James Tolbert Effler Jr., 43, of Culpeper,…

Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad members very much appreciate the supportive article in last week’s paper, encouraging new volunteers for the county fire and rescue services. We would like to stress that all the fire and rescue companies went all out…

Cyberbullying is a cruel and mean thing to do. It’s a form of public humiliation and could even lead to suicide. I once cyberbullied someone. This person was a close friend of mine. Not only did I lose his friendship,…

I would like to take this opportunity to, once again, thank the talented, generous people who worked so hard on the decorations for the Benevolent Fund Dinner. These people — Jen Perrot, Fawn Evenson, Joannie Herrema, Ashleigh Sharp, Trish Bartholomew,…

Two events this weekend of note, should you be looking for escapes from the cold. The first comes to us from from Ben “Cooter” Jones, who sent the following: This Friday night at 7p.m., “Uncle Buster’s Homemade Medicine Show,” a…

The Rappahannock High School graduating class of 1948, photographed at the old school in Washington, are (back row, from left) Pete Dennis, Arley Estes, Floyd Hitt, Mrs. Burford (teacher),Ed Lawrence, Frank Zinn, William Printz and Billy Ramey; and (front row,…

Varsity Girls Basketball The Owls dropped a tough Cavalier Athletic Conference game at Shenandoah Valley Academy on Feb. 16. The Owls struggled to score, and the Stars cruised to an easy 67-11 victory. Our record is 6-6. Varsity Boys Basketball…

Millie and Mitzi are two sisters, about a year old, who love to play together and scamper about. They are full of fun but would be best in a household without other cats. RappCats would like them to be adopted…