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Deadlines, like the hangman’s noose, concentrate the mind. For the Rappahannock News, Tuesday and Wednesday are the deadline days for any and all stories if they are to be printed in that Thursday’s edition of the weekly newspaper. To say…

For the last game of an unusual season, the Rappahannock Varsity Girls’ Basketball team traveled to play the East Hardy Cougars in Baker, West Virginia. The Panthers suffered a 65-30 loss. “East Hardy had a good team with size advantage…

Two events this weekend of note, should you be looking for escapes from the cold. The first comes to us from from Ben “Cooter” Jones, who sent the following: This Friday night at 7p.m., “Uncle Buster’s Homemade Medicine Show,” a…

The Rappahannock High School graduating class of 1948, photographed at the old school in Washington, are (back row, from left) Pete Dennis, Arley Estes, Floyd Hitt, Mrs. Burford (teacher),Ed Lawrence, Frank Zinn, William Printz and Billy Ramey; and (front row,…

Varsity Girls Basketball The Owls dropped a tough Cavalier Athletic Conference game at Shenandoah Valley Academy on Feb. 16. The Owls struggled to score, and the Stars cruised to an easy 67-11 victory. Our record is 6-6. Varsity Boys Basketball…

Hey, I got it back! Yes, I’ve regained all the weight that I had lost, and am in perfect trim once again. Thanks so much for being concerned; it is nice to know that you cared. Yes, I came in…

Millie and Mitzi are two sisters, about a year old, who love to play together and scamper about. They are full of fun but would be best in a household without other cats. RappCats would like them to be adopted…

Caulfield Gallery in Washington is hosting a solo exhibition of Steven Kenny’s paintings Feb. 27 through March 28. The exhibit begins with an opening artist’s reception 2 to 7 p.m. this Saturday. Kenny, said Cory Caulfield, is moving to New…

The Rapp Happenings section lists events, generally in Rappahannock County, on a space-available basis. (If your event absolutely must appear in the paper, please call the Rappahannock News advertising rep at 540-342-4222.) Listings must be received by 3 p.m. Monday…

On Monday, March 1, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at a 2 p. m. for a public hearing at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. There will be no 7 p.m., meeting. The agenda include: Cate Magennis…

These Rappahannock County home and land transfers were recorded in the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office between Feb. 12 and Feb. 18 Jackson Helen Regina Hayn to John C. Wickhart, 3.395 acres, $190,800, deed bargain sale, tax map 43-35…

The Appropriations Committee of the House of Delegates this week voted to cut state funding for the Virginia Commission for the Arts by 50 percent in 2010-11 and to eliminate the agency completely as of July 1, 2011. The Senate…