The Rapp for Feb. 28

The steeple chases begin this weekend, RAAC screens the Oscar winner “Argo,” Rappahannock Cellars wins a gold Governor’s Cup, the Theatre honors Charlie Bird, “Ag in the Classroom” gets two new grants and plans are underway for the next Artists of Rappahannock tour in this week’s Rapp. […]

Photo by Matt Wingfield.

Photos: The awesomeness of science

The outdoor chemical-reaction science demonstration was part of Headwaters’ After-School “Extravaganza” last week, a chance for parents and others to see some of the after-school activities at Rappahannock County Elementary School – an afternoon that […]

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Rappahannock Angus news

Courtney Logan Pooton of Sperryville is exhibiting cattle at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Junior Angus Classic (MAJAC) regional Junior Angus Show in Harrisonburg, March 8-10. A junior member of the American Angus Association, Courtney is one […]

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Up in the Hollow: A long way from Puddleville

I had heard the name, but that’s about all I knew about Gene Patterson. As time went by, I learned more – a lot more – and everything I learned bolstered that first impression. He was indeed a good man, one of the best that came out of the South in the 20th century. […]

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Washington column for Feb. 28

Two longtime Washington postal workers are retiring, kite time is getting closer, the Book Barn is looking for donations, the Thrift Shop is having its $5 bag sale and the WFRV is hosting another buffet in this week’s Washington column. […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Feb. 28

May 25, 1972 Patricia Saltonstall, owner of a farm near Massie’s Corner, received her bass fingerlings from the hatchery specialist. Saltonstall is one of 23 new pond owners who received the final shipment of fish […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Feb. 28

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Feb. 15-21: Stonewall Mary Victoria McDonald to Gene P. Banks and Jeanie A. Banks, husband and wife, […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for Feb. 28

The Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 5:30 today (Thursday, Feb. 28) at the courthouse in Washington. The Board of Supervisors meets at 2 p.m. Monday (March 4) at the Rappahannock County courthouse. There is […]