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Last week was a challenging one for Rappahannock’s varsity softball. On March 24, the girls lost 4-3 at Highland and, over the weekend, finished fourth in the Panther Invitational. The Highland game started with great Panther energy. Coach Jamie Harris…

The Easter holiday is upon us. The Amissville United Methodist Church has already placed their well-known silhouettes along U.S. 211 in Amissville to illustrate the events leading up to to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Several churches in Rappahannock County…

There is no public hearing Monday at 7 p.m. on the change of venue for the Stonewall-Hawthorne District election polling place from its current location at the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church — for two reasons. The first reason is there…

Pop quiz: what’s the most popular tourism destination in Virginia? Colonial Williamsburg? No. Then it must be Mount Vernon? Sorry, no. Okay, then, it’s got to be Monticello? Wrong, again. It’s a sad state of affairs to report that the…

The Rapp Happenings section lists events, generally in Rappahannock County, on a space-available basis. (The rappnews.com web site always lists all calendar items we receive.) If you your event absolutely must appear in the paper, on a certain date, please…

The Middle Street Gallery is presenting a special exhibition of works by its new members through April 26. Patti Brennan, an artist from Sperryville who works in stained glass, Paula Endo, a photographer from Amissville and Patricia Underwood, a printmaker…

My name is Berry, and I am the dog you will be reading about in Guinness’ book. I am, you see, going for the world record of resting. Having thought it through, I think a dog like me can sleep,…

50 years ago March 31, 1960 C. B. Johnson of Woodville, has been appointed Vice-chairman of the Woodville area in the current Red Cross Fund Drive. Long interested in Red Cross activities, Mr. Johnson served as the county fund chairman…

Bradley is about one year old. Like most orange males with white trimmings, he has a wonderful personality. He loves to talk and to lie on his back and have his tummy rubbed but is also pleased to be a…
Column: Jumping (fences) off the school bus

Cattle farmers have had a tough winter, but so have the foxhunters. Snow pack and the wet ground have kept riders, horses and hounds in a restless state. Although I am not a foxhunter, I have many friends and family…

On Friday, April 9, the Rappahannock Association for Arts and the Community (RAAC) welcomes author Preston Browning as featured speaker for the RAAC Friday at the Library Series. Having grown up in the Culpeper-Rappahannock area (his parents hailed from Rappahannock…

The Chester Gap Fire & Rescue Department celebrated its 50th anniversary this past Saturday evening. The department had been working very hard for several months to ensure that it would be a special night, and the only concern was how…

Another year and it’s time again to debate another budget. Are we in for more tax increases? If you are a concerned Rappahannock citizen and taxpayer, please join us on at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Rappahannock County…

In your last edition, Chris Moyles [“Spirited Debate,” March 25] makes an assertion that a home in Rappahannock priced at $139,000 is beyond the reach of workers earning less than $14 an hour. He then states: “. . . I…

These Rappahannock County home and land transfers were recorded in the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office between March 19 and March 25, 2010. Hampton Edward Lee Pullen and wife to Carolyn Pullen Yowell and others, 1 acre, deed of…