School/Education News

2011 budget could cut athletic director

The position of athletic director would be eliminated in the school division budget for the 2011-12 academic year under a proposal by Superintendent Aldridge Boone.

There would be a cost saving by eliminating the position and delegating the duties to assistant high school principal Andy Hipple, Boone said. […]

Agriculture

Cattle inventory down a percent

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced this week that Virginia’s cattle and calf inventory was down one percent in 2010. (“Cattle and calf” is a term used for breeding beef cows that have calves.) […]

Crime & Courts

Crime & Courts for Jan. 27

Sheriff’s Report No information was available this week from the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office. Martin sentenced for brandishing firearm William David Martin, 35, of Sperryville, was sentenced to 60 days in jail on charges of […]

Environment/Conservation

40+ attend cell meeting

Rappahannock citizens concerned about AT&T’s application to erect two more 199-foot cell phone towers in the county attended an “informational” meeting on Monday to voice their concerns and hear their options. The meeting sponsored by […]