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Bottles and hubcaps

Rappahannock County Lions Club enlisted the Rapp high school’s Leo Club to clean up Rock Mills. Lions and Leos picked up 37 bags of litter, according to Lion Larry Grove, “and 4 various car parts.” […]

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A ball of vine?

From a distance it resembles a giant ball of twine, but upon closer inspection groundskeepers of the Inn at Little Washington obviously got creative while clearing vines from The Inn’s expansive gardens. […]

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Behold the Rappahannock headwater

Huntly area resident James “Mac” McGrail and Rappahannock News Editor John McCaslin hiked deep into the woods last week to pinpoint where on McGrail’s land, he calls the origin of the Rappahannock River — a bubbling spring. […]

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Herman calls shotgun

Cathie Shiff of Witts End Farm in Amissville had to transport one of her lambs but a trailer wasn’t available. ”He wouldn’t stay lying down, so I let him stand there and I kept a snug halter rope on him.” […]

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Easter in Rappahannock

The Rev. Horace “Tuck” Grinnell is seen here sprinkling holy water over the St. Peter Catholic Church congregation, who couldn’t help but laugh when the priest quipped that their singing almost rivaled the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. […]

History

Bygone era, or is it?

Peggy Ralph, circuit court clerk for Rappahannock County, says this old civil defense sign was rediscovered in a basement of Courthouse Row. She’s hoping to have the sign displayed publicly, perhaps at the visitor’s center. […]

Fire and Rescue

Honoring our firefighters

The Rappahannock County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association held its annual awards banquet on Saturday evening at the Chester Gap fire station. Members of the county’s seven volunteer fire and rescue companies were in attendance. […]

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Alice in Promland

Student Deanna Abdullah sparkles on the dance floor of the Rappahannock County High School Junior-Senior Prom held this past Saturday. The theme was Alice in Wonderland and students were treated to a whimsically decorated gym. […]

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No questions asked

Sheriff Connie Compton shows off the new MedReturn Drug Collection Unit in the public lobby of the sheriff’s office. Encouraging residents to safely or discreetly dispose over-the-counter and prescription medications. […]

Hiking

No finer drop

For 31 years Kim Whitley, senior instructor of rock climbing at the College of William & Mary, has safely guided his rappelling classes over the cliffs of Stony Man Mountain. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

High crash area

Virginia State Trooper B.R. Johnson investigates a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon on a notoriously sharp curve of U.S. 211 inside Shenandoah National Park. […]

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Living history

Thank you for the great picture of the Wakefield Country Day School students posing as wax figures from America’s past. The casting of Alex Ichiuji as Daniel Boone was inspired casting. […]