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Shop Like a Lion

Larry Grove, president of the Rappahannock County Lions Club, and Jim Blubaugh, chairman of the Lions Club Foundation, attended the Rappahannock Fire Association meeting last week to distribute $400 checks collected from the Shop-Like-a-Lion Amazon program.  For every dollar spent…
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 18

Tuesday, Aug. 9 7:42 p.m. — Black Locust Lane, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 7:55 p.m. — Water Street, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, Aug. 10 9:00 a.m. — Castleton Ford Road, Castleton, injury, companies…
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 11

Tuesday, Aug. 2 8:02 p.m. — Dodson Road, Amissville, seizure, companies 1, 3 and 5 Wednesday, Aug. 3 3:21 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 7:51 a.m. — Rock Mills Road, Woodville, stroke, companies 1 and 7 1:39…
Attracting, and appreciating, volunteers

At a community meeting held at the Sperryville fire hall Sunday by the village’s volunteer fire and rescue companies discuss and contribute ideas for attracting more volunteers to serve with the companies.
Washington column for Aug. 4

Friends and family of Washington Volunteer Fire & Rescue member Gary Jenkins Jr., injured in a crash while responding to a call several weeks ago, report that he is improving every day.
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 4

Tuesday, July 26 10:28 a.m. — Davidson Lane, Amissville, general illness, companies 1, 3 and 4 4:57 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, companies 1, 3, 4 and 7 Wednesday, July 27 7:04 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid,…
Sperryville column for July 28

This Sunday at 1 p.m., the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue and Sperryville Volunteer Fire companies invite you to a joint community meeting to discuss the need for additional volunteers, and for our ideas and overall help.
Man down

Medics attend to motorcyclist Wayne L. Katz, 48, of Harrisonburg, at midday Saturday before he was flown to U.Va. Medical Center with a broken leg and unknown other injuries, after his motorcycle collided with a SUV on 211.
Fire and rescue calls for July 28

Tuesday, July 19 11:10 a.m. — Rush River Lane, Washington, fire alarm, company 1 12:03 p.m. — Swindler Hollow Road, Sperryville, stroke, companies 1, 3, 4 and 7 3:27 p.m. — Dearing Road, Huntly, general illness, companies 1, 4 and…
Fellow volunteers start fundraiser for Jenkins

The Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has begun a fundraising effort for one of its own, Gary Jenkins Jr., a 19-year-old volunteer who sustained serious injuries when his truck skidded off the road as he responded to a late-night…
Meetings and notices for July 21

The Town of Washington Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. Monday (July 25) at town hall to continue the comprehensive plan review. The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals’ July meeting is cancelled, as there are no applications. NAACP Culpeper Branch meets…