Meetings and notices for Dec. 26

The Rappahannock County School Board holds its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 14 in the high school band room. To see the agenda, visit or

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services transportation will not operate on Wednesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Rappahannock County government offices are closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1, and reopen Thursday, Jan. 2. Union First Market Bank and BB&T are closed Wednesday, Jan. 1 and reopen Thursday, Jan. 2

The Rappahannock News is closed Tuesday, Dec. 31 and reopens on Thursday, Jan. 2.

Caregivers Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Reynold Baptist Church in Sperryville. The next meeting is Thursday, Dec. 2. For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or

The Julia E. Boddie Scholarship Committee presents the Dr. Martin Luther King “Dream Keeper” awards at 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Theatre. For more information, contact Lillian Aylor (540-987-8064) or Nan Butler-Roberts (540-661-2013 or

The Rappahannock County Conservation Alliance is accepting applications for its program to provide one-time grants for assistance with administrative fees associated with a conservation easement. Easements must be recorded in 2013. For these grants, the easement must be donated to an Accredited Land Trust, the Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) or a conservation-related state agency (e.g.: the Department of Forestry). Applicants must have already met the standards of the accredited land trust, VOF or state agency accepting the easement. For more information or an application, email

Rappahannock Little League girls softball is recruiting girls from 4 to 16 for the 2014 spring season. For more information, contact Carl Payne (540-987-8148) or Karen Ellis (540-987-7212).

The Rappahannock County High School Class of 1964 is planning its 50-year class reunion. John Anderson, owner of Jessamine Hill Farm, has offered to host the gathering on May 16-17. All classmates, spouses and significant others are welcome. For more information, contact Frank Moffett at 540-675-3374 or