This week’s Rappahannock News (April 25)

April 25, 2013
April 25, 2013

Here’s a quick look at this week’s Rappahannock News, in newsstands, mailboxes and inboxes now.

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Some of what you will find in the April 25 edition:

Planners recommend cat shelter

County planners unanimously recommended approval of a special-use permit for the RappCats cat rescue organization that would allow them to use the northeast corner of the old Flint Hill packing shed as the county’s first cat shelter.

The Rapp for April 25 

Fourth (Estate) Friday at Country Cafe, Mandalele and Paul Reisler in concert, Wakefield and Hearthstone’s auctions offer plenty to bid on, three Rapp artists join forces at a new RDA show, the Smithsonian season wraps up at the Theatre, “Silver Linings Playbook” and more in this week’s Rapp.

Carpet tools were stolen, court says

For what the prosecution called a vengeful theft of tools, a former Early’s Carpet employee was found guilty of grand larceny in Rappahannock County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon. Also, a Castleton man pleaded guilty to grand larceny and a man accused of assaulting a deputy is denied bond.

Cuccinelli raises hopes (and $50K) in Huntly

Virginia State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli swept into Rappahannock County Saturday night with a strong conservative message that delighted a Republican crowd in Huntly as he swiftly added over $50,000 to his campaign for governor of Virginia.

Editorial: Bugging out

Usually the conversation here is about the outsiders who want to have a place here in the country. But what of the newgoers or the go-theres? In just this past week, I’ve encountered two people who are pulling up stakes here to move elsewhere. Why? Arthropods!

And the winner is . . . Rappahannock

The overall winner of this year’s Fodderstack 10K was Hugh Toland of Fairfax, with a time of 35:57 — but Rappahannock County residents took the spotlight!

One weekend, two student plays

Next weekend puts Rappahannock students in the spotlight, literally, with performances of two plays: the perennial favorite “Anything Goes” at Rappahannock County High School, and “Twigs to Branches,” an original musical written and composed by music teacher Dontez Harris and his Belle Meade School students.

And more . . .

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