Do you miss that old-time bluegrass? Many people associate bluegrass with Kentucky, but when I was a boy, the pastures in Rappahannock were full of bluegrass while the hayfields were brimming with orchard grass, the […]
When I went to put Christmas flowers on my parents’ graves in the Sperryville cemetery (James Ludd Jenkins and Martha Lee Jenkins), I got a very big, upsetting shock. I could not believe that someone […]
Circuit Court Charvez Ray Robinson, 22, of Lignum, Va., was sentenced last week to a seven-year jail term, convicted of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. Judge Thomas D. Horn suspended all but seven […]
When Rappahannock County resident Ann Harman was 5 years old, she never dreamed her fascination with bees would lead to a career, international recognition, and a humanitarian award. But it did. “Some of my earliest […]
Sheriff’s Report Gary Lee Moore II, 28, of Headwaters Road, was arrested Dec. 23 by Deputy Robbie Fincham and charged with assault and being drunk in public. The charges stemmed from an incident at 67 […]
As we know the Rappahannock County Planning Commission has approved the AT&T cell tower and the decision now goes to the county board of supervisors. It is pretty much assured that it will be approved. […]
The Rappahannock County Planning Commission last Wednesday unanimously voted to recommend approval of AT&T’s application for the first of five proposed cell towers in the county. The matter will come before the board of supervisors […]
The wound on Frances Wallace’s leg extends from just below her knee to below her ankle, and wraps halfway around her calf.
It is varying shades of angry purple, black and yellow.
It is also 42 years old. […]
With truly blue mountains in the background, cattle at Massie’s Mountain munch on hay after last week’s snowfall, which subsequent chilly days and nights have helped keep on the ground all week.
All hail the things we can’t do without: the ice man, the “church key,” carbon paper, telegrams, spats, eight-track players, the outhouse, the truss, cell phones, whitewall tires and Wildroot Creme Oil. These were all […]
Pullen, Hicks trials set Murder and attempted murder charges will be heard next spring in Rappahannock County Circuit Court against two men accused in separate shooting incidents this summer. Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker […]
Each year the individual members of the Greater Piedmont Area Association of Realtors raise money for a worthy local charity. For the second consecutive year the Association decided to present the $1,600 in funds raised to Hospice of the Rapidan. […]
After two straight years of significant declines (a drop of 40 percent since 2006) in the value of timber harvested on their properties, forest landowners in the Commonwealth saw the value increase six-tenths of one percent last year, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry. […]
Desperately clinging to yesteryear’s outmoded cell phone tower technology while not taking advantage of the latest voice-data transmission science afforded in the extraordinary innovations of geostatic satellite technology is a strange place from which to […]
Anna C. Clifford, 31, of Amisville was sentenced Tuesday by Rappahannock Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker to two years of supervised probation, 100 hours of community service and loss of her driver’s license for […]
If things go as planned this week, Jim Epstein, chairman of Washington, D.C.-based EFO Capital Management, Inc., will submit preliminary paperwork to the Culpeper County Planning Commission for a commercial and residential development at Clevenger’s Corner. […]