RappCat of the week: Heming

Heming is a year-old male with a terrific understated personality who loves to chatter while walking about. He is polydactyl (i.e. has mitten-like extra toes) and is named for Ernest Hemingway, who especially loved cats […]


Meet the Artists: the art of duos, unique prints and nature-ware

Meet the Artists

This is the fifth in a weekly series of articles on the artists you can visit during this year’s Artists of Rappahannock Studio & Gallery Tour on Nov. 6-7, sponsored by the Rappahannock Association for the Arts and the Community (RAAC). This week we visit four more artists.
Artists: Barbara Matteo and James Serbert, Patricia Underwood, Merrill Strange.
Tour dates: Nov. 6-7
Tickets/info: 540-675-3193 or www.raac.org. […]


RAWL Dogs: Scarlet

My name is Scarlet, and I am a two-, maybe three-year-old mix of Lab and Shepherd. I am very happy in the company of other dogs, but my real interest is in you. They play […]


The Rapp for Oct. 14

The RCHS Quiz Bowl team gets down to work; Rappahannock artist Tom Mullany’s “Forever Endeavor” cartoon series debuts in the Rappahannock News; River District Arts has a successful open house; a Peola Mills family copes with last weekend’s late-night fire. […]

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Letter: Catstravagant gratitude

RappCats, Rappahannock County’s cat rescue group, wants to thank the many persons who contributed to its successful third annual Catstravaganza Evening of Jazz Oct. 1 at Middleton Inn. It was truly a community effort and […]


Local Flavor satisfies farm-fresh appetites

Mark Reinhardt and Laurie Smith have taken fresh to a whole new level.

It’s been nearly two years since the co-founders started their business, The Local Flavor, on the belief that knowing what you eat and where it’s grown has value. They’ve literally been trucking local produce grown predominantly in Rappahannock County to places beyond — like Herndon, Alexandria and Fredericksburg. […]


RAWL Dogs: Tux

Hello, I’m Tux. Great name for a Spaniel mix, right? Nothing too fancy, just Tux. I am four years old, housebroken, and will retrieve if the mood is right. But here’s the challenge: to find […]


Hill duty

Robert Daley of Fredericksburg takes his mount, Bruiser, for a walk on Racetrack Hill at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal on Oct. 1, when Daley and other members of the Loudoun County […]


The Rapp for Oct. 7

Fauquier Livestock Exchange moves next week’s sales to Culpeper and reports the cause of last week’s fire appears to have been electrical; it’s harvest time at the Rappahannock County Jail; take your kids to ride and romp at the Link; Dr. Lillis will be in Washington Oct. 21 to help decode the Affordable Health Care Act. […]