Letters to the Editor

Letter: Celebrating a life

On May 24, at the Town Hall, Washington, family and friends celebrated the life of Nona Nielsen Genebach. It was what it was supposed to be, a lighthearted gathering with funny stories and humorous incidents […]

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Letter: Gala thank you

As many in our county know, it takes an incredible amount of effort to organize a successful fundraiser.
A great number of folks and businesses made a difference in this year’s Rappahannock Evening View, sponsored by the Rappahannock County Conservation Alliance (RCCA). […]

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Letter: Her commitment to help

Like many Rappahannock residents, we first met Ester Settle at the store. It was hard to fill the car with gasoline without also filling the children with snacks. And the vehicle you bought from Settle’s […]

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Letter: Kayaks clarified

Your story on kayaking on local waters was misleading. To read the article, you would think that you could just take the kayak that you used running the rapids on the Rappahannock to floating on […]

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Letter: Missing Claybert Smoot

Attending Claybert Smoot’s funeral and reading Ben Jones’ letter in last week’s Rappahannock News brought a strong reminder to me that old Rappahannock is passing, especially in the Town of Washington. As I sat in […]

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Letter: Thank you, Rappahannock

The entire family of Ester Settle would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation for the outpouring of love and support. Thank you for joining us to pay a special tribute and to celebrate […]

Agriculture

Letter: Kudos to the sheriff

Sheriff Connie Smith deserves great accolades for her recent decision to have the inmates put in a garden at the Rappahannock County Jail in Washington. Not only will the garden provide fresh produce for the […]

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Letter: A special lady

How can I express the loss of one so special as Ester Settle? I could tell how she loved her family with a passion. How she felt that she had experienced things in her life […]

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Letter: They have earned a voice

“He was struck by a cannon ball, taking both legs nearly off between the body and the knees.” So reads the memorial of my 31-year-old Great (three times) Uncle David Christian Hite, whose body was […]

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Letter: That lovin’ feeling, lost?

What has happened to Rappahannock County? My family moved here in 1991. Initially I was a “city” girl and hated the “stinkin’ fresh air.” I had just graduated from Chantilly High School and my parents […]

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Letter: Welcome back, Blue Rock

How splendid that Blue Rock has again opened with its new owner and management team. My husband and I have already enjoyed a fabulous Sunday brunch, last evening, the first of what I know will […]

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Letter: Rappahannock on my mind

On Saturday (April 24), the “Across the Years” Reunion was held at the Link for the graduates of Rappahannock County High School. What a wonderfully planned event it was; the food was delicious, expertly prepared […]

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Letter: Caregivers group forming

With the help of many individuals and organizations, including the Alzheimer’s Association, Aging Together is helping to organize a Rappahannock County caregivers support group that will start meeting regularly in early June. We know there […]

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Letter: Caring about the environment

In the April 8 edition of the Rappahannock News, Robert Alcott of Washington wrote a most appropriate letter to the editor [“What happened to pride?“] regarding the trash along Rappahannock roads. Kudos are in order […]