We are Number 1

The Rappahannock/Culpeper 6-and-under baseball team came home winners of Virginia’s New Kent 6U Invitational Tournament held over the weekend of July 14 in New Kent. The local 6U team went undefeated in the tournament. […]


Falcon answers to ‘Franky’

County resident Allan R. Rexinger has a tree in his backyard, where a wild peregrine falcon “perches for much of the day.” The bird “enjoys having meals with us as we sit at the table on the deck a few feet from him. […]

Letters to the Editor

Thank you citizen scientists

The Old Rag Master Naturalist’s (ORMN’s) Butterfly Count Committee is delighted to recognize with great thanks the many people who made the three events around the annual Rappahannock County-Little Washington Butterfly Count a huge success these past weeks. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for July 27

RAAC Theatre’s open “Harvey” reading attracts over 35 eager thespians; the county’s most exclusive bees, arachnids and other insects check in to the Inn’s new 12-room bug hotel; and Ballard’s annual rug clearance sale ends July 30. […]

School/Education News

New principals for RCHS, RCES

New county school superintendent, Shannon L. Grimsley, selects new principal for RCHS, Karen Ellis, the former elementary school principal and Ben Temple of Culpeper is principal of RCES. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for July 27

Deputy’s first night is a life-saving endeavor; Fourth Estate Friday offers free coffee and conversation at Country Cafe; Volunteers needed this weekend at Shenandoah National Park to help rid meddlesome Russian weed. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for July 27

Foothills Forum meets on Thursday, July 27, from 10 a.m to 11 a.m. in the 4-H Conference Room, 2nd Floor, at Tula’s Building in Little Washington. The meeting is open to the public. Call 540-675-1207 for more information. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for July 27

Nov. 14, 1974: Rappahannock County is looking into the possibility of utilizing the old Washington school building for county offices space. Dr. R. S. LeGarde, regional health officer, brought the question up at last Thursday’s meeting of the board of supervisors. […]