Desperately clinging to yesteryear’s outmoded cell phone tower technology while not taking advantage of the latest voice-data transmission science afforded in the extraordinary innovations of geostatic satellite technology is a strange place from which to […]
Anna C. Clifford, 31, of Amisville was sentenced Tuesday by Rappahannock Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker to two years of supervised probation, 100 hours of community service and loss of her driver’s license for […]
If things go as planned this week, Jim Epstein, chairman of Washington, D.C.-based EFO Capital Management, Inc., will submit preliminary paperwork to the Culpeper County Planning Commission for a commercial and residential development at Clevenger’s Corner. […]
According to those who help run Rappahannock’s Food Pantry, Free Clinic and social services, the safety net that helps the poor of Rappahannock County in times of need is feeling the strain of greater need. […]
A Boston, Va., woman was killed in a single-car accident on U.S. 522 at 10 a.m. Sunday in Rappahannock County near the border with Culpeper County. Amanda Gayle Kidwell, 24, was northbound on U.S. 522 […]
The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office charged Julius Ceasar Lucas, 19, of 24 Mason Mountain Lane, on Nov. 13 with underage possession of alcohol. Deputy Gary Jenkins also charged Lucas with trespassing after he was told […]
We should be grateful for the little things that make each day worthwhile — a friend who brings you flowers or a loved one’s warming smile. Remember to count your blessings, however great or small, for they’re the silver lining whenever storm clouds come your way.
For parents Adam and Angie Jenkins of Washington, a storm cloud passed over them. They did not give up. With the love and support of their family, community and friends and their faith in God, they would not have been able to make it through the most difficult time in their lives. […]
You’d be hard pressed to beat the events of 1919-1920: The Treaty of Versailles signed, ending World War I; the League of Nations formed; the U.S. Senate rejecting both the treaty and the league; President […]
Junior Smith Cliffton donates blood last Friday (Nov. 12) afternoon at the Rappahannock County High School American Red Cross Blood Drive. Sponsored by the National Honor Society, the drive collected a total of 39 pints […]
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced last week that the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture has designated 59 Virginia counties — including Rappahannock, Fauquier, Culpeper, Page and Warren — as primary natural disaster areas because of decreased farm […]
Rappahannock County residents were among recipients of awards presented Oct. 21 by the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District.
The annual awards dinner honors those who have demonstrated leadership in the stewardship of local soil and water resources. The awards presented were Educator of the Year, Forest Stewardship, Bay Friendly Farm Awards in each of the district’s five member counties, Conservationist of the Year and Business of the Year. […]
A Rappahannock County grand jury on Monday returned indictments on first-degree murder and four other charges against David Linwood “Buddy” Pullen, Sperryville, in the Aug. 3 death of his stepson. Herbert Wayne Jenkins, 44, was […]
Veterans Day thoughts; local options for serving the public with Sperryville Rescue Squad; all-you-can-eat breakfast at the Sperryville fire hall; an herbal remedy workshop and couple’s massage weekends. […]
Chris Parrish and I attended a meeting of the Virginia Farm Bureau in Williamsburg last Thursday, Nov. 4. One of the most talked about issues was the impact of a reorganization proposed by Virginia Tech […]