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What you will find in the April 18 edition:
James Warren Cox, the 67-year-old Tappahannock man whose out-of-control 1967 Austin Healey convertible crashed head-on into a group of motorcyclists on a sunny Sunday last fall in Sperryville, killing one and injuring several more, was found guilty of reckless driving Tuesday. He is appealing the decision.
Counting down to the 35th annual Fodderstack 10K, welcoming a Chinese pianist to the Theatre, meeting GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli, remembering the county’s Civil War past, becoming a stage hand with RAAC and showing off the improvements to the fire hall at the SVRS open house in this week’s Rapp.
The Rappahannock County School Board took a break from budgetary matters to discuss the impending (government mandated) rise in school meal prices at its monthly meeting last Tuesday night.
The Washington Town Council heard two presentations on new possibilities last week: a petition for the council’s support of a RappCats cat shelter, and plans to clean up and further transform the pond at Avon Hall.
Let nature take its course? Nowadays that’s easier said than done. Any Rappahannock resident who has battled stink bugs or has let a field go fallow knows what I mean. Nature, so disrupted by human activity, is no longer natural.