Good Shepherd award

Roger Pierson displays his Good Shepherd Emblem certificate for outstanding service Oct. 24 at Washington Baptist Church after receiving it from the Association of Baptists for Scouting. Pierson has been scoutmaster of Rappahannock County’s Troop […]

Adult Education

Luke on history’s trail

Tired of doing the same old predictable hikes in the Shenandoah National Park, like that well-worn trail up Old Rag Mountain, or that busy path along Whiteoak Canyon? On Nov. 14 get off the beaten […]

Wild Ideas

Wild Ideas: Life on the deck

When you live in a rural county in Virginia, you don’t have to go far to see wildlife. The numerous critters on my back deck and within view in the forest beyond have offered me […]


Senior Angel Trees bear holiday fruit

The Senior Angel Tree project will soon be underway in Rappahannock. Beginning Friday, Nov. 19, paper “angels” will adorn Christmas trees at the Rappahannock Library and Union First Market Bank (formerly Rappahannock National Bank) in […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago November 10, 1960 The Virginia Teachers Association Convention closed its 79th annual session in Richmond on Friday. Rev. Martin Luther King of Alabama closed the Friday session with an address. Mrs. Julia […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices

The Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets today (Nov. 4) at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. On Tuesday, Nov. 8 the Rappahannock County School Board will meet in a […]

Food Pantry

Food Pantry Update for Nov. 1

Halloween was a howl at the Rappahannock Food Pantry. Manager (and pirate) Mimi Forbes disarmed all with her get-up. Volunteer John Mann was a Bob Marley look-alike. At least one child came to the Pantry […]