The climate IS changing

Yes, the climate is changing. Not just our air, ocean, land climate, but alas our social climate in Rappahannock. It’s as if this place we love has become part of a Monty Python episode/movie or something feudal or feud-all. […]

Letters to the Editor

‘Dr. King would be pleased’

This year’s event featured the film “Come Walk in My Shoes,” written and directed by Robin Smith. Thank you Kit Goldfarb for bringing, not only the suggestion to show the film, but contact information for Robin Smith, the writer/director and Bill Plante, former CBS correspondent. […]

Letters to the Editor

‘My meringue just drooped’

She’s famous for her pies, but she’s probably got more volunteer hours than most of us between the fire department, her church, and the Relay for Life. She’s a very special woman and will be missed. Thank you Mary Frances! […]

Letters to the Editor

End result of hay and crops

It was however used to haul away and spread on the land the end result of hay and crops after having been consumed by the animals. To some it is referred to as a Democratic platform, to all it is known as a manure spreader. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Feb. 1

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 692 will be selling cookies at Union Bank & Trust and Girl Scout 1092 at Quicke Mart tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 2, from 4 to 6 p. m.; save the date for Washington VFR for the All You Can Eat Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 17. […]

School/Education News

School news for Feb. 1

Jurassic Park visits Wakefield Country Day School; Patch Adams might visit RCHS; Quiz Bowl team readies for “It’s Academic” TV show; and congrats to the National Honor Society inductees. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for Feb. 1

Headwaters foundation celebrates 20th anniversary with 20 scholarships for RCHS alumni; 5th congressional district candidate will hold a public meet-and-greet at Headmaster’s Pub this evening, Thursday, Feb 1, at 6 p.m. […]


Hi, I’m Chip, will you be my best friend?

I was traveling the countryside with my good bud Billy right before I came here. Billy was OK but I was emaciated. My name is Chip and I’ve put on some much-needed weight and am at 16 pounds and growing. I’m around 4 to 5 years old and a male beagle (mostly)/spaniel mix. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Feb. 1

Fauquier Hospital will host a new support group called Helping Hands at 3:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. The first meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7; all sessions will be held in the hospital’s Chestnut Room. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Jan. 25

Nov. 6, 2003: Sharon Winter, who has worked at Cooter’s Place in Sperryville for the last five years, was wondering what she would do when the famous Dukes of Hazzard roadside museum closed for good this month. […]