FROM THE RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS

Inside this week’s News (Aug. 28)

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Aug. 28, 2014
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This week’s headlines include: Old business, new business in town • Newcamp to undergo mental evaluation • The Rapp for Aug. 28 • ‘The Rangers' rove into Rappahannock • Comp plan’s revision postponed for deputy’s arrival • Editorial: In memoriam • and more.
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The Rapp for Aug. 28

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Aug. 28, 2014
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Panther football kicks off tomorrow night, the Democrats host their annual Dog Days Yard Sale, RCHS and the RCSO plan fall fundraisers, RAAC screens “American Hustle,” local Richard Viguerie speaks on the future of the Republican party and more in this week’s Rapp column.
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Editorial: In memoriam

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Aug. 28, 2014
F. Preston Pulliam passed away Sunday at the age of 92.

Like many native sons, F. Preston Pulliam left Rappahannock County at an early age to seek his fortune elsewhere. But Pres, who died on Sunday at the age of 92, never really left, for he kept returning, falling in love all over again with the beauty of Rappahannock.
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School & sports news for Aug. 28

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Aug. 28, 2014
Varsity football kicks off its season tomorrow night at 7 p.m.

Panther football season kicks off tomorrow night, JMU welcomes the Class of 2018 to campus and RCHS offers more college credit courses in this week’s school and sports news.
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ARB likes Mt. Prospect redo, Kramer Building signage

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Aug. 21, 2014
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Though it issued none of its coveted certificates of appropriateness Tuesday night (Aug. 19), Washington’s Architectural Review Board (ARB) liked most everything brought before it at its latest monthly meeting at town hall.
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Castleton adds Marsalis-led jazz academy session

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Aug. 21, 2014
Lorin Maazel, left, and Wynton Marsalis talked about their collaboration in an interview in January.

The Castleton Festival announced this week that it has extended its season next summer to accommodate a two-week Jazz at Lincoln Center Summer Jazz Academy.
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Miller plans to fill Schoolhouse with antiques

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Aug. 21, 2014
The (new) view from outside the Sperryville Schoolhouse complex. Photo by Don Audette

Cliff Miller IV, owner of the Sperryville Schoolhouse, has notified three retail tenants in the complex’s main building that starting early next month he will be taking over the entire building, primarily for what he says is expansion of his burgeoning antiques business.
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Deal gets more time for evaluation

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Aug. 21, 2014
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Judge Jeffrey Parker granted Judy Deal another six months of analysis to determine whether she was mentally competent to stand trial for the alleged first-degree murder of her estranged husband.
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Photos: Fantastic night

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Aug. 28, 2014
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Photo: A Washington for Washington

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Aug. 28, 2014
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Photo: Welcome to WCDS

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Aug. 28, 2014
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Photo: The sunflower rises

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Video: Butch and the bucket

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In front of his real estate office on Gay Street last week, Butch Zindel accepted the ALS Ice Bucket...
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Driver charged in head-on crash

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Virginia State Police this week charged Kenneth Lee Bruske, 29, of Boston, with failure to maintain proper control and...
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Photos: Behind the scenes

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Aug. 21, 2014
Bill Walton, as the King of the Rangers, surveys his "kingdom" in between takes. Photo by Matt Wingfield

Photo: Special delivery

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Aug. 21, 2014
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