Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for Nov. 25

On Thursday, Dec. 2, the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. There being no business to come before them, the consolidated November-December […]

Kids and Family

Turkey and trimmings, part one

Jennifer Deal last week asked each child in her kindergarten class at Wakefield Country Day School where turkeys come from and how they are prepared for Thanksgiving dinner. Here are some of their answers, as transcribed by Deal. […]


Turkey and trimmings, part two

Thanksgiving will be a little cheerier and tables a little more full for many in Rappahannock County thanks to the efforts of volunteers and donors at the Rappahannock Food Pantry. At the Pantry building on […]

Crime & Courts

Sheriff’s Report for Nov. 25

The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office charged Julius Ceasar Lucas, 19, of 24 Mason Mountain Lane, on Nov. 13 with underage possession of alcohol. Deputy Gary Jenkins also charged Lucas with trespassing after he was told […]


Works of art for the park’s 75th

The Inn at Little Washington hosted a reception and Shenandoah National Park Trust fundraiser for approximately 100 people at its Tavern Shops Sunday afternoon to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the park and the opening of “Our Heritage, Our Park,” a collection of 27 works by local painter Kevin H. Adams. […]

School/Education News

Photo: All-conference punter

Dean Hogan, a sophomore at University of Virginia’s College at Wise and a former Rappahannock County High School student and athlete, was chosen as the special-teams punter on this year’s Mid-South Conference East Division’s 28-man […]

Health and Healthcare

Washington column for Nov. 25

We should be grateful for the little things that make each day worthwhile — a friend who brings you flowers or a loved one’s warming smile. Remember to count your blessings, however great or small, for they’re the silver lining whenever storm clouds come your way.

For parents Adam and Angie Jenkins of Washington, a storm cloud passed over them. They did not give up. With the love and support of their family, community and friends and their faith in God, they would not have been able to make it through the most difficult time in their lives. […]


Letter: REC bases future on coal

Customers of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, the electric utility that serves many people in this area, are not just customers. They’re also members and owners of the cooperative, much like a stockholder partly owns a corporation. […]

Kids and Family

Welcome, Ty!

Tana Nicole Brady of Flint Hill is proud to announce the arrival of her little brother, Ty Richard Brady. Ty was born at 2:27 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17. He weighed in at 8 pounds, 5 […]

School/Education News

Wakefield 10th-graders visits Harpers Ferry

Students from the 10th-grade class at Wakefield Country Day School made a memorable trip to Harpers Ferry, W.Va. on Nov. 16. The purpose of the trip was to see an important but often overlooked piece of American history that is just a two-hour drive from their school. As student Marc Cugnon put it: “It was a remarkable opportunity to see part of American history in our own backyard.” […]