A paycheck doesn’t make you a professional

Sharon “Sherry” Hamill-Huff carries the fire-engine-red urn containing the remains of her late husband, longtime Flint Hill Volunteer Fire Co. Chief and President Frank Huff, following a well-attended salute in his honor Saturday at Rappahannock County High School. Huff trained many of Rappahannock’s top fire and rescue personnel, who took turns sharing memories of the devoted firefighter. […]

Letters to the Editor

Food Pantry responds to shutdown

We hope the political crisis will end quickly, but as it goes on, the board, staff and volunteers of the Rappahannock Food Pantry want everyone to know that it is open to help. If lack of a paycheck is affecting your family’s ability to survive, please apply at the Pantry, 11763 Lee Highway, Sperryville, Va., 22740, for help with food supplies. […]


‘Cemetery of Innocents’

It took a full eight hours one day before the snowstorm last week for the Knights of Columbus at St. Peter Catholic Church in Washington to install a “Cemetery of Innocents.” Says Knight Jeffrey E. Knight: “Each tiny white flag memorializes one of the more than 3,000 victims of abortion whose lives are ended each day in America.” […]


Much to tackle in 46 days

The 2019 General Assembly session has officially gaveled in! This year will be a short session (46 days) where we tackle important issues such as tax cuts, improving school safety, protecting agriculture, reducing healthcare costs, and continuing to ease the regulatory burdens on everyday Virginians. We have a lot to tackle and just over 6 weeks to complete our work. […]

School/Education News

School News for Jan. 14

An all-star group of Wakefield Country Day School graduates visited Assembly last week to share their first impressions of college; and parents and students grades 6-12, as well as community members, are welcome to attend the Rappahannock County Public Schools Safety Summit, to be held Feb. 20, at the RCHS auditorium. […]