When our oldest son, Matthew, enlisted in the Marine Corps 10 years ago, we were naturally concerned that he was entering the armed forces during a period of war. And we were even more concerned when he re-enlisted.
Last Saturday (Sept. 24) marked the first day of registration for the Commit to Be Fit Challenge, a school-sponsored wellness program funded by the PATH Foundation.
It's almost October and there is a lot going on. Check out The Rapp to stay in the loop.
Fourth (Estate) Friday, 1000 Faces at Stone Hill, the Park turns 100 and waives entrance fees this weekend and Gay Street Gallery joins in on the celebration.
We would like to say thank you to all our customers who stopped by our lemonade stand this past weekend and bought our homemade and handmade goods. We especially want to thank Pen Druid Brewing for letting us set up our…
The second annual Rappahannock Lemonade Stand will be open two days only, 4 to 6 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 12) and 2 to 5p.m. Saturday (Aug. 13) in their new location — at Sperryville’s Pen Druid Brewing.
Summer arts and crafts campers at Hearthstone School performing "Wild Things" in their plant-dyed costumes.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 316, based in Sperryville, recently traveled to Crisfield, Maryland for a day of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.
Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad and Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department are sponsoring a meeting on Sunday, July 31, to discuss their community services and the urgent need for new volunteers to support these and other similar organizations in the county. All…
Eight-year-old Washington resident Fielding Christopher, son of Jeremy and Amy, went mushroom hunting in the forest behind his house last month and discovered a whole beautiful platterful.
Outside the Country Cafe in Washington, this ready-to-go group of kids awaits the bus earlier this month to 4-H day camp at the 4-H center in Front Royal.
Racers in the annual Piedmont Area Soap Box Derby are ready to roll, including 11 drivers from Rappahannock County.
I hope you made it through the Memorial Day weekend without any unfavorable incidents, or at least no incidents that will leave a scar.
Photo: Seven-year-old Fielding Christopher of Washington, an avid morel hunter, scored big in the forest on the edge of town last month.
At the Washington Fine Properties office along Washington’s Main Street, a scary jack-o-lantern and a less scary, candy-bearing Realtor greet one of the Halloween night trick-or-treaters who filled the town’s streets last Friday.
Several thousand visited the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s normally closed campus in Front Royal last weekend for its two-day Autumn Conservation Festival.