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Crime & Courts

Front Royal, Flint Hill men sentenced

A 24-year-old Front Royal man was sentenced to two years’ probation in Rappahannock County Circuit Court Tuesday (Oct. 28) for possession of synthetic LSD, and Flint Hill resident Eric Alvin Phillips will spend a month in […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s News (Oct. 30)

This week’s headlines include: Theatre gets a new, like-minded owner • Tanker crash closes down 522 • Tuesday is Election Day • 50 artists, 7 galleries, 2 days: This weekend’s tour • The Rapp for Oct. 30 • The most important election . . . that no one knows about • Front Royal, Flint Hill men sentenced […]

Michael Brown of Washington says his name and address aloud for poll workers Jay Brown and Ellen Mustoe at the Washington fire hall Tuesday morning. Photo by Jan Clatterbuck.

Election Day is Tuesday

Rappahannock County voters cast ballots next Tuesday (Nov. 4) in three races — for Virginia’s U.S. Senate seat, for the Fifth District’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, and for the county treasurer’s post. There is also a constitutional amendment referendum. […]

Mennonite writer and teacher Kirsten Beachy speaks Nov. 9 in Huntly in a Rappahannock Historical Society program.
Adult Education

The Rapp for Oct. 30

Fourth (Estate) Friday is at the Country Cafe, the movie “Chef” and a classical recital are coming to the Theatre in Washington, plus a whiskey-paired dinner at Skyland, an Aging Together Expo in Culpeper and more in this week’s The Rapp column. […]

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Letter: Bullets: Get the lead out

With hunters getting ready to hit Rappahannock’s fields and forests in pursuit of deer, I wanted to encourage everyone to consider replacing their lead bullets with copper ones. Getting the lead out of gasoline and […]


Editorial: Of time, elections and roadkill

At 2 a.m. this Sunday, Nov. 2, daylight savings time ends — and deer will again be appearing in commuters’ headlights across the land. So be mindful, and be pragmatic — and, publisher Walter Nicklin writes, consider doing the same on Nov. 4, Election Day. […]