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Loving the film in Scrabble

Stanley Reynolds of Flint Hill, Ellen Thorburn of Brussels, Belgium, and James Allsberry of Flint Hill were among a full house at the Rappahannock African-American Heritage Center in Scrabble for the Friday night screening of “Loving,” which tells the story of Loving v. Virginia. Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple from Virginia. […]

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First time voter

It’s been a big week for Drake Lynn, 18, of Castleton. Not only did the Rappahannock County High School senior snag an interception in his last-ever football game in a Panther uniform, he also voted for the first time on Election Day. […]

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Seeing art in puddles

More than one thousand art lovers from across the mid-Atlantic flocked to Rappahannock County for RAAC’s 13th Annual Artists of Rappahannock Studio & Gallery Tour. On opening night at the old Washington School was transformed into an impressive art gallery. […]

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Oktoberfest nymph

Costumes were encouraged at last Saturday’s “End of Oktoberfest” beer (and a whole lot more) festival in Sperryville, and the harvest crown worn by the bright blue-eyed Shoshana Datlow of The Plains didn’t disappoint. An estimated 1,300 people attended the annual festival, sponsored by numerous Sperryville businesses and hosted by Pen Druid Brewing. […]

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A cow says, ‘Moo, moo!’

Beverley Frazier was delighted to have her grandson pay a visit to Sperryville this past week just before the weather cooled off, and like all barefoot little boys he was anxious to climb a fence and point out the assorted farm animals, including this obliging pair of performing baby cows on Kilby Farm Road. […]

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Mimi’s Minions

The Rappahannock County Food Pantry’s volunteers who handle the second shift each Tuesday surprised devoted pantry director Mimi Forbes with Halloween-themed “Mimi’s Minions” emblazoned on orange shirts. Said one onlooker of Forbes’ reaction: “They brought her to tears, it was so touching.” […]

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Inspector Cornell

Richard Cornell, Rappahannock County’s new building inspector, had his first day on the job Tuesday. He was a building inspector in Warren County, and had spent the previous 10 years in Prince William County in the public school system’s maintenance division. […]

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To the firehouse

It’s tradition that the kindergarten class of RCES make an annual field trip to Washington VFD. Apart from hands-on demonstrations, each of the children, including those seen here were delighted to try on the firefighters’ weighty fireproof jackets. […]

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PSAT success

Wakefield Country Day School’s College Advisor Marsha Dowell presents seniors Bernie Cieplak of Culpeper and Douglas Griffin of Broad Run letters of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance as juniors on the PSAT […]