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Clark Hollow Ramblings

Clark Hollow Ramblings: Mother knows best

Richard Brady supposes — and hopes — everyone has a warm place in their heart for their mother, or for the memories of her. The extent of the influence his mother had on him is hard to comprehend, even as these years later. […]

This yearling bear decided to stick close to a the carcass of a deer it found by the side of a road, denning up under the carcass when it wasn’t feeding. VDGIF anesthetized the bear, as shown in the photo, because, according to Jaime Sajecki, “as the snow started to melt we had to move the bear because it was generating a great deal of onlookers.”
Nature

Wild Ideas: Do black bears hibernate?

Some black bears may have already emerged from winter dens, and more should emerge soon. Bear experts have long debated whether bears actually hibernate while in their winter dens, but Pam Owen has found that recent research may have settled that issue officially. […]

Two "fashionable flappers" pose on the bumper of one of the town's first cars in front of the future Inn at Little Washington.
Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for April 3

Sept. 13, 1973 The latest looks in fall and winter fashions will be featured at the second annual Fall Harvest Fashion Show at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 22, at Rappahannock County Elementary School. Co-hosting the […]

150 Years Ago This Week

150 Years Ago This Week: Major confrontations north and south

About 100 Copperheads vented long pent-up feelings by attacking Union soldiers at home on furlough in Charleston. The fighting was quelled by troop reinforcements, leaving five men dead and more than 20 injured. It was the worst anti-war outbreak since the New York City draft riots in July 1863. […]

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Fire and Rescue

Fire and rescue calls for April 3

Monday, March 24 2:23 a.m. — Antique Lane, Sperryville, injury, company 7 6:27 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 3:59 p.m. — Long View Lane, Washington, brush fire, company 1 5:31 p.m. — […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for April 3

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 today (Thursday, April 3). For more information, contact […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s Rappahannock News (April 3)

This week’s headlines include: Taking the scenic root • Rapp programs make VSBA ‘showcase’ list • Roy’s Orchard: A farm store with more • Jail time in third-DUI guilty plea • The Rapp for April 3 • Editorial: Lucky us . . . • Wild Ideas: Do black bears hibernate? • and more. […]