Have you ever wished you knew more about that old church on Long Mountain Road, the Mount Salem Baptist Meeting House? Have you ever wondered just who Francis Thornton was? Or maybe you’ve seen the […]
Gus Forbush, Old Dominion Hunt’s master of fox hounds, leads the field across the late Alfred Kummli’s Windsor Lodge Farm during Old Dominion’s opening meet Oct. 30, a joint meet with the Rappahannock Hunt.
50 years ago November 17, 1960 Washington Rescue Squad met Thursday, Nov. 10 and reorganized under the name of Rappahannock Rescue Squad since it covers a greater part of the county. The captain, Frank Huff, […]
The following will be closed today (Nov. 11) in honor of Veterans Day: Rappahannock County government offices; Union First Market Bank; BB&T in Flint Hill; and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. Washington Town Council […]
Wakefield Country Day School continued its practice of inviting a member of the community to speak on the Virtue of the Month; November’s virtue is charity, and the speaker was Hal Hunter. Hunter and his […]
Students perform for residents during a visit by the Kindergarten class from Wakefield Country Day School Oct. 29 to the Lynn Care Center in Front Royal. As part of a class service project, the students […]
The Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team needs your support Saturday night at Strasburg. They will be playing the Rams in the Bull Run District finals. It would truly mean a lot to the team and the District Coach of the Year Jackie Tederick if the Panther Nation would come out decked in blue and gold and pack the Strasburg gym. Game time is at 7 p.m.; tickets are $5.
Also, at 7 next Tuesday night (Nov. 9), the Lady Panthers will be hosting the first round of the Region B Division 1 tournament and again will need all of your support to pack the stands.
— Jamie Harris, athletic director
Rappahannock County High School
A yellow school bus pulled up to the Scrabble School on Friday, Oct. 22. It brought Jennifer Thede’s first grade class from Wakefield Country Day School in Huntly to the Rappahannock African-American Heritage Center. The last time a first grade class came to Scrabble, the year was 1968. […]
Margaret R. “Peggy” Ralph easily won Tuesday’s election for Rappahannock County Clerk of Court. The incumbent claimed 76.9 percent of the returns with 1,989 of the votes cast, according to unofficial returns reported by the […]
An hour early (your clocks, overnight Saturday); a day late (our home deliveries next week, due to the Veterans Day holiday); more Washington Christmas Parade participants are welcome; order your pies now for the annual RCHS pie sale; Mitzie Young appreciates the “overwhelming” birthday wishes; the Eat Local Challenge is on. […]
First-degree murder and firearms charges against a Sperryville man accused of killing his stepson were certified last Thursday to the grand jury by Rappahannock General District Court Judge J. Gregory Ashwell. In addition to the […]
Staying after school can be a good thing. At least that’s the belief of those putting together an after-school activities program for elementary school students in Rappahannock County. Apparently, the students think so, too. A […]
The county could lose its local Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) office under a restructuring of the state agency that serves as a resource to farmers, ranchers and gardeners. Under the plan, the number of extension […]
For the Rappahannock Studio and Gallery Tour — this weekend — the last in our series of profiles of the artists whose work and studios you may visit during the tour. This week: Sperryville’s Jeanne Drevas, Margot Neuhaus and Eric Kvarnes. […]
Rappahannock County High School’s football team did not have to wait to take the field for its troubles to start with the opening kickoff Friday night. “We got caught in traffic,” Panthers head coach Terrence […]