Meetings and notices for Jan. 9

The Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority convenes its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Jan. 9) in the county courthouse.

The Architectural Review Board (ARB) meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Jan. 9) at the town hall on Gay Street. Agenda includes: Charlie Tompkins, repairs/renovations at 485 Warren Ave.; First Markin Group, LLC, three new dormers to the rear of 261 Main St.; Trinity Episcopal Church, install seven new lampposts around parking lot; Rappahannock Investment Partners, Inc., new sign at 567 Mt. Salem Ave.

Rappahannock County Little League girls softball is offering spring registration from 9 to 2 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 11) in the high school gym. Registration ($50 for tee ball, $65 for all other ages) is open to all girls ages 4-16 living in Rappahannock County. Bring a copy of your daughter’s birth certificate and proof of residency to registration. For more information, contact Carl Payne (540-987-8148) or Karen Ellis (540-987-7212).

The Washington Town Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday (Jan. 13) at town hall. Agenda includes consideration of proposals to paint Avon Hall, update on repairs to the water plant and wastewater plant generators, and the clarification of the legal definition of a restaurant.

The Rappahannock County School Board holds its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) in the high school band room. For an agenda, visit or

There being no business to consider, the January meetings of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals are cancelled.

The Rappahannock County Retired Teachers Association meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) at  Washington Baptist Church. This meeting’s charity is the Rappahannock Food Pantry. Food or money are accepted.

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board holds its regular meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) at 15361 Bradford Rd., Culpeper. Contact Kimberley Martin at 540-825-3100 (ext. 3146) or TTY 540-825-7391.

A Special Education Advisory Committee meeting begins at 3:45 p.m. Jan. 23 at Rappahannock County High School.

Rappahannock Culpeper Baseball in Amissville is now registering players for its spring 2014 season. Visit to register online (dates for in-person registration are listed on there as well).

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 Jan. 16. 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” award to Scrabble School Preservation Foundation president Bob Lander at 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Theatre. For more information, contact Lillian Aylor (540-987-8064 or or Nan Butler-Roberts (540-661-2013

RAAC’s Claudia Mitchell Arts Fund is now welcoming proposals for grants from Rappahannock artists and organizations. The deadline for this year’s grants is March 15. Details, guidelines and applications are available online at

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