Photo: Paying respects

Wakefield Country Day School students (from left) Hunter Kapp, Michael O’Heir, Greg Czekaj and Amanda Carroll pay their respects at the grave of Wakefield graduate Second Lt. Leonard Cowherd III at Arlington National Cemetery. Cowherd, […]

School/Education News

School/Sports News for Nov. 11

Veterans Day at RCHS; the Marching Panthers finish a remarkable season; Brittani Dodson performs well at regional cross-country tournament; Wakefield volleyballs finishes up undefeated in the conference; Bill Dietel donates a microphone; the school board and administrators set goals. […]


Photo: Coppage reunion

The Coppage family reunion Oct. 16 brought some 60 family members to the gathering spot at Rappahannock County Park in Washington. The event was hosted by George Coppage of Luray and Bill and Ruby Brietenback. […]

Horse/Equine News

Photo: Autumn leaps

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.

Parade director Denise Chandler with Santa in 2009.

The Rapp for Nov. 4

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. […]