The Rapp

The Rapp

Buy a reproduction of a Rappahannock County courthouse desk and help the Food Pantry and Free Clinic; an antique and garden show worth a visit this weekend. […]

School/Education News

Home . . . scholarship

Sitting in the boys’ living room with their mother and hearing about the scholarships and honors Austin and Tyler Burdick will be taking with them to the University of Virginia in the fall, a less intrepid reporter might wonder just where these Flint Hill kids went to high school.

The answer to such a dumb question, of course, would be: right here. […]

Sheriff's Report

Postponed . . .

This 1993 Ford Explorer caught fire on the way up the fire road at the end of Keyser Run Road leading to the Baldwin family cemetery in Shenandoah National Park where the family meets twice […]


Rapp Facts

Did you know that . . . Rock Mills was the site of a holding camp for Confederate deserters rounded up in the area during the Civil War? There once were mills, stores and a post office at Rock Mills, but today it’s just a few houses.


RAWL Dogs: Bailey

I’m a medium-size, five-year-old dog and I am part Hound, part Lab. That’s a deep, rich, chocolate brindle coat that I wear. My name is Bailey, but I don’t really need a name, because you hardly know that I am there. Some people think I am part cat, because I am so clean and so quiet that I blend into the background.


Editorial: Rappahannock’s Super Bowl

Often more memorable than the athletic contest itself are the commercials that punctuate the football game on Super Bowl Sunday. The one that continues to play in many people’s minds goes something like this: “Hey, […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Celebrating a life

On May 24, at the Town Hall, Washington, family and friends celebrated the life of Nona Nielsen Genebach. It was what it was supposed to be, a lighthearted gathering with funny stories and humorous incidents […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane / Out of the Attic

On the evening of Friday, June 10 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The Sunday School of the Washington Baptist Church is entertaining at a reception in honor of Mrs. J. Frank Jones in recognition of her fifty years of faithful service in the primary department. All of her friends and former pupils are cordially invited to attend.


Garden Club award

Mary Ann Krammes of Round Hill (right) is presented the First-Place Award for creating the Rappahannock County Garden Club yearbook by club president Mary Collins. Krammes competed with all garden clubs in the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs to achieve her first-place award for the 2009-2010 yearbook. […]

Home and Land Transfers

Home and land transfers

These Rappahannock County home and land transfers were recorded in the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office from May 21 to May 27: Jackson Dieter Schillinger to Dieter Schellinger and others, 9.995 acres, deed of […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices

On Thursday, June 3, the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. On Tuesday, June 8, the Rappahannock County School Board will meet […]