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School/Education News

Sperryville: RCES’s watershed memories

Sixty-five Rappahannock County Elementary School (RCES) sixth-graders have been participating in a four-week program to learn about watersheds, water assessments and pollution sources. It culminated March 31, with a half-day “Meaningful Watershed Experience” on the […]

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Art

Calendar: Rapp Happenings

The Rapp Happenings section lists events, generally in Rappahannock County, on a space-available basis. (The rappnews.com web site always lists all calendar items we receive.) If you your event absolutely must appear in the paper, […]

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RAWL Dogs

RAWL Dogs: Carney

You know how sometimes you order something and what is delivered is just not right? Well, I ordered real legs and what I got was these short little stubbies. But I’m still a happy and […]

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RappCats

RappCats: Cici

Cici is a year-old female Maine Coon — a cat known for its soft, heavy coat, handsome features and friendliness, and Cici is no exception. She has a beautiful face and a happy voice and […]

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The Rapp

Not the Rapp

Editor’s Note: This article is an April Fool’s Day parody. Not a word of it is true. Inn adds drive-through The Inn at Little Washington announced this week that it had added a 24-hour drive-through […]

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Washington Column

Washington: Sunrise services for Easter

The Easter holiday is upon us. The Amissville United Methodist Church has already placed their well-known silhouettes along U.S. 211 in Amissville to illustrate the events leading up to to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. […]

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RAWL Dogs

RAWL: Berry

My name is Berry, and I am the dog you will be reading about in Guinness’ book. I am, you see, going for the world record of resting. Having thought it through, I think a […]

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RappCats

RappCats: Bradley

Bradley is about one year old. Like most orange males with white trimmings, he has a wonderful personality. He loves to talk and to lie on his back and have his tummy rubbed but is […]

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Chester Gap Column

Chester Gap: Going strong at 50

The Chester Gap Fire & Rescue Department celebrated its 50th anniversary this past Saturday evening. The department had been working very hard for several months to ensure that it would be a special night, and […]

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Sperryville Column

Sperryville RCES’s watershed experience

Lucky sixth-grade students at RCES, thanks to the Culpeper Soil & Water Conservation District and its partners, on Wednesday experienced along the Thornton River the final phase of what has been a four-week classroom experience […]

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Washington Column

Washington: Steeple work

The RAAC Community Theatre, or at least the steeple of the former church, is getting a facelift this week by Shane Davis and Silas Lilly from Roofworks, a Spotsylvania, Va. contractor. The company, which specializes […]