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Not <em>my</em> congressman, apparently

So I can only gather from this that Congressman Garrett does not care about this constituent's concerns. He might do better to take a page out of Mark Sanford's book.
My best friend Luna

Last month, with the intention of introducing myself as the new editor of this newspaper, I paid my first visit to the RAWL shelter in Amissville. That's how I met Luna.
Calving, reading, and rabid dogs

I have always enjoyed winters in the County, feeding the cows and seeing the look of appreciation on their faces as they chow down on fresh hay. I especially enjoy those sometimes necessary jobs associated with cows having calves.
Kudos to Knick

I want to congratulate Rapp News for outstanding investigative reporting and Mrs. Knick for her courage to provide transparency, on the serious matter of rule of law.
Trust but verify

Unfortunately, we are now witnessing a surprising and disheartening lack of trust by a vocal minority in our community and between some elected and appointed officials in our local government.
Recess doesn’t mean disappear

We read Congressman Garrett’s letter in last week’s paper and would like to discuss some points. Unfortunately he has not held nor has he committed to holding a live town hall meeting with his constituents during this recess week.
Pave paradise?

I love Rappahannock. It suits my soul....We stopped in Gainesville a few days ago. Amazing how fast that community developed. Blazing lights replace the stars; the American need for shopping and entertainment evidenced everywhere.
The easy way out

Mr. Garrett’s lack of willingness to address the questions sent to him via Facebook and his avoidance of real answers shows me that this type of town hall meeting is a cowardly way to address the issues of his constituents.
Garrett toes the Trump line

Will he compel Sheriff Connie Compton to harass law-abiding immigrants coming into our community? What is he doing about student debt crushing our families? Or the unfunded state mandates driving up our property taxes?
Kudos to Boots n Beer

Our local hiking club, Boots n Beer hiked the trail last Saturday. I showed the others the trash site. We frequently use Shenandoah National Park and on President's Day, Feb. 20, we plan to collect the trash.
Please call 911

Finally if you do not have insurance YOU DON'T OWE ANYTHING! This can't be emphasized enough and please spread the word. Avoid unnecessary risk to life by calling 911 in a medical emergency.
Not a ‘Muslim ban’

I hear my Democrat friends saying that a “Muslim ban” will serve as a recruiting tool for ISIS. I agree. Talk of one will have those consequences but I would submit there is in fact no Muslim ban.