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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago June 23, 1960 The Boy Scouts cleared $13.30 at the bake sale held Saturday. Proceeds will go toward tents for the troop. Those present at the bake sale were Scouts Ned Moffett […]

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50 years ago June 16, 1960 Cadet Francis Marion Bruce of Sperryville was among the 177 Virginia Military Institute first classmates who graduated from the Institute in exercises held there June 14. Cadet Bruce, an […]

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Mayor and council ladies of the town of Washington will come up for reelection Tuesday, May 14. Not having qualified 60 days before election, as required by law, the election will be a write-in-vote. Mrs. Morgan Johnson has announced that she is not a candidate and will not accept the office of council lady if elected. The present council consists of the following: Mayor, Mrs. Martha Critzer; council ladies, Mrs. Dorothy Hawkins, Mrs. A. M. Verner, Mrs. J. W. Critzer, Mrs. Edna Wayland. […]

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On the evening of Friday, June 10 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The Sunday School of the Washington Baptist Church is entertaining at a reception in honor of Mrs. J. Frank Jones in recognition of her fifty years of faithful service in the primary department. All of her friends and former pupils are cordially invited to attend.
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50 years ago May 26, 1960 Top scholastic honors at Rappahannock County High School have been awarded to Walter B. Kilby, valedictorian and Elizabeth Latham, salutatorian. Walter B., son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kilby […]

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50 years ago May 19, 1960 Dorothy Reeve was crowned May Queen at the annual May Day-Health Day program held May 12 at Sperryville Elementary School. Health King was Bobby Deal and Shirley Atkins was […]

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50 years ago: Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday, May 4 for their regular meeting with Chairman E. M. Jones, Herbert Foster, Landern Luttrell and E. M. Estes present. Mrs. Buntin of the Welfare Department presented a hospital bill for payment. It was agreed to pay the bill with the understanding of being reimbursed. Mrs. Buntin also asked that the Board enter upon an agreement with Culpeper Memorial Hospital for care of indigent patients which they agreed to do. […]

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50 years ago April 21, 1960 The Virginia Division of Forestry announced this week that the last orders for tree seedlings have delivered to the landowners. Nearly 40 million tree seedlings have been planted in […]

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50 years ago April 7, 1960 Miss Shirley Brown, a forward on the RCHS basketball squad, was chosen for the tourney all-stars at the close of the season. The Rappahannock team placed fourth in District […]

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50 years ago March 31, 1960 C. B. Johnson of Woodville, has been appointed Vice-chairman of the Woodville area in the current Red Cross Fund Drive. Long interested in Red Cross activities, Mr. Johnson served […]

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50 years ago March 24, 1960 Mrs. Magdalene Dearing, who is vice chairman of the Red Cross Fund Campaign among the colored people of Rappahannock, is a faithful worker for its activities. She has assisted […]

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50 years ago March 17, 1960 R. Taylor Hoskins, Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park. Has announced that Park Ranger James R. (Bob) Johnson has been promoted to the District Ranger position being vacated by Charles […]

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50 years ago March 10, 1960 At the annual meeting of the Culpeper Memorial Hospital, Inc., on February 5, 1960 at the Culpeper Baptist Church, Culpeper. Mrs. Charles Edward Johnson, Jr., of Sperryville was elected […]

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50 years ago March 3, 1960 After forty-three years as treasurer of Forest Grove Baptist Church at Viewtown. Mr. William A. Corbin retired on January 1, 1960. Although Mr. Corbin moved to Culpeper in 1920 […]

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50 years ago February 25, 1960 Miss Alice Wood, daughter of Mrs. Downing Wood of Washington, Va., was the lucky person given the clock radio by the seniors of Rappahannock County High School at the […]

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50 years ago February 18, 1960 Mr. Herbert Barksdale of Flint Hill talks with Mr. Allen Johnson of New Market at the meeting on industry coming to Rappahannock. Mr. Johnson is a former resident of […]

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50 years ago February 11, 1960 A nationally known garment manufacturing company is very interested in locating a plant in Rappahannock County. The company would employ from 125 to 150 people, 90 percent of whom […]