Clark Hollow Ramblings

Clark Hollow Ramblings: The garden invaders

Linda said I had caught two coons. I thought she was joking. I had no idea how that live trap would catch two animals at once, but that was what I had in the trap. I had caught a big old momma coon and a youngster about two-thirds grown. […]

Fire and Rescue

Sperryville column for July 28

This Sunday at 1 p.m., the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue and Sperryville Volunteer Fire companies invite you to a joint community meeting to discuss the need for additional volunteers, and for our ideas and overall help. […]


Give Local, get local

The Northern Piedmont Community Foundation traveled to Rappahannock County to award community nonprofits their checks for donations raised in the third annual Give Local Piedmont campaign. […]

By Ellen Berg

Man down

Medics attend to motorcyclist Wayne L. Katz, 48, of Harrisonburg, at midday Saturday before he was flown to U.Va. Medical Center with a broken leg and unknown other injuries, after his motorcycle collided with a SUV on 211. […]

Letters to the Editor

What does it take to slow the traffic?

For the past seven months, I’ve respectfully advocated, through emails and in-person requests at four of the last seven supervisor meetings, a reduction of the speed limit in the village of Woodville from 35 mph to 25 mph. […]


Grazing along

In an effort to increase his farm’s profitability and reduce environmental impacts such as runoff and soil erosion, Flint Hill farmer Mike Sands began working with The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) in 2013. […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for July 28

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office from July 14-21: Hawthorne James L. Jones Jr., trustee under the James L. Jones Jr., revocable trust, […]

Fire and Rescue

Fire and rescue calls for July 28

Tuesday, July 19 11:10 a.m. — Rush River Lane, Washington, fire alarm, company 1 12:03 p.m. — Swindler Hollow Road, Sperryville, stroke, companies 1, 3, 4 and 7 3:27 p.m. — Dearing Road, Huntly, general […]