Photo: ‘Smokey’ poster artists


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The five Rappahannock County Elementary School finalists in the U.S. Forest Service and National Garden Clubs’ annual “Smokey the Bear” poster contest for first- through fifth-graders, sponsored locally by the Rappahannock County Garden Club, show off their entries. They are (from left) Chase Wharton, Randy Hitt, Jordan Welch, Rachel Weghorst and Chloe Eachus. Winning entries in each of five grades receive a cash prize; the grand prize national winner gets trip to Washington, D.C. for the awards ceremony.

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