Rappahannock County could be designated a drought disaster area by the state, making its farmers eligible for compensation. The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution at its monthly meeting Sept. 8 at the […]
Rappahannock Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker granted a motion Monday for a psychiatric evaluation of Thomas Lee Hicks, 62, of Boston, Va., charged in a shooting in June. The report is to be filed […]
Parents and students at Belle Meade School have launched “Growing Our Future,” the school’s first fundraising event, with activities timed to coincide with the Sept. 25-26 Rappahannock County Farm Tour. Food, fun, hayride tours of […]
From contributed reports The maximum weight limit on a bridge on Route 622 (Aaron Mountain Road) in Rappahannock County has been reduced to three tons following an inspection that found significant deterioration of the bridge’s […]
From contributed reports A Family Constellation workshop led by Randy Goldberg, a trained Family Constellation facilitator, will be coming to Rappahannock County on Saturday, Oct. 23. The four-hour workshop starts at 1 p.m. at Mountainside […]
The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant Friday, Sept. 3 at 3756 Sperryville Pike and then arrested Tessa Rose Adams, 29. Adams was charged with possession of a controlled substance and distribution of […]
Your rescue squad needs your help. Ambulance drivers and Emergency Medical Technicians who are already certified or who would like to take free training are especially needed. So much goes into sustaining a volunteer team […]
Calling all runners, walkers and cancer survivors: the Madison Women’s Four Miler Training Program wants you for the first annual community-wide 4 Mile Fun Run on Aug. 28 at Hebron Lutheran Church in Madison. […]
A preliminary hearing has been set Oct. 28 for David Linwood “Buddy” Pullen, 66, on murder and other charges in the shooting death of his 44-year-old stepson, Herbert Wayne Jenkins. Both men lived at 3 […]
The Blue Ridge Narcotics Task Force arrested Sandra Marlene Weaver, 39, of Amissville on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to give, sell, or distribute it; knowingly or intentionally possessing a controlled […]
The lone survivor involved in last week’s fatal shooting in Sperryville was placed under arrest by the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 6. David Linwood (“Buddy”) Pullen, 66, of Sperryville, was being held without […]
This year’s Rappahannock Farm Tour on Sept. 25 and 26 hopes to capitalize on the good showing during the 2009 farm tour when 500 visitors — not including children — attended.
Those encouraging results, prompted the Office of Tourism, the Virginia Extension Service and a few volunteers to organize this year’s tour. […]
What happens in the Valley doesn’t stay in the Valley. So it is that Del. Todd Gilbert’s recent comments in the Shenandoah Valley town of Woodstock found their way across the Blue Ridge to Rappahannock, […]
Though we’re surrounded by nature in Rappahannock County, few of us can go for a walk in the woods and be able to give a name — other than “weed,” or “that thing with the spiky white flowers” — to the plants we will come across on that walk.
Even fewer of us will bring those plants back to our yurt — yes, yurt — and know what to do with them. […]
Last week during the discussion as to scenic river designation for the Hazel, concern over our water resources finally clicked. At one time our rivers were our highways and produced all our power in Rappahannock […]
From contributed reports The honors keep coming for Rappahannock County viticulture. Narmada Winery of Amissville recently was awarded a gold medal for its 2009 Viognier in the State Fair of Virginia Wine Competition. The winery […]
A shooting in Sperryville Tuesday night has apparently left one man dead and another hospitalized.
Though the victims’ names could not be confirmed with the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, the injured man was identified by a family member as Buddy Pullen of the 100 block of Old Hollow Road. A family member said the dead man was his stepson, Herbert Wayne Jenkins, 44, who lived in the same house with Pullen and his wife, Anna. […]