Appreciation

Sperryville: A Rappahannock love story

Late last week, Franklin Schmidt, 72, passed away after a long illness, and a quietly courageous five-year battle. A remembrance of his life with Esther, the love of his life, and their life together as a formidable photography and writing team and as friends to many in Rappahannock. […]

Appreciation

Washington column for June 4

Reception for Jenks and Molly The Rev. Jennings W. Hobson III and his wife, Molly, had a rousing send-off from the congregation at Trinity Episcopal Church, where Hobson has served for 42 years as rector. […]

Appreciation

Washington column for March 26

The Free Clinic’s new sign A sign for the Rappahannock Free Clinic was installed by Scott Schlosser on the county health department building last week. Schlosser is a career and technology teacher at Rappahannock County […]

F. Preston Pulliam passed away Sunday at the age of 92.
Appreciation

Editorial: In memoriam

Like many native sons, F. Preston Pulliam left Rappahannock County at an early age to seek his fortune elsewhere. But Pres, who died on Sunday at the age of 92, never really left, for he kept returning, falling in love all over again with the beauty of Rappahannock. […]

Masestro Maazel conducts a production of TBA.
Appreciation

Editorial: In Memoriam: Listening to the landscape

Eulogies have poured forth from around the world upon the death of Lorin Maazel the weekend before last. But for us in Rappahannock County, acquainted with the Maestro’s musical genius in ways uniquely ours, any attempted homage must express his love of the land here. […]