Mountain family trees

April 16
By Cathie Shiff

Play ball!

Courtesy photo

An era ends/begins

Scott Turnmeyer/

4H Young Filmmakers Workshop Videos


Videos made by the two dozen young participants in the Young Filmmakers Workshop as part of the first annual RAAC Film Festival at Little Washington, thanks to Rappahannock 4-H, Newsgroup Communications, Mac Business Solutions and Stephanie Slewka.
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Easter sunrise

By Ruthie Windsor-Mann

Crowded field

Sara E. Collette's Wahoo, ridden by Jacob Roberts, trained by Neil Morris, takes the lead from Celtic Venture Stable's Prima Facie, Jeff Murphy doing the honors, to prevail by 1/2-length in the Leeds Manor flat race for Virginia-breds.

Kids’ musical energy unleashed

By Molly M. Peterson

Paul Reisler has made his Kid Pan Alley songwriting program known throughout the nation, but its home and heart is still right here in Rappahannock County — as last Friday's concert at RCES demonstrated.
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Heading home

By Lauren R. Giannini

A helping hand for the Next Step  

April 2
Courtesy photo

The nine-pounder

By Dennis Brack/Rappahannock News

Full stop

Courtesy photo

Empty house destroyed

Photo courtesy of RCSO

Actor, musicians, activism

Photo by Luke Christopher/

Fighting fire with . . . training

Photo by Bruce Geisert

A damper on the library

Photo by Vickie Miller

Out of the Attic

Courtesy of Lucia Kilby

Troop 36’s Scouting veteran

Photo by Doug Cochran

Happy fishing

March 13
By Roger Piantadosi/Rappahannock News

Lewis Foster of Flint Hill shows off a big one that didn’t get away — the  6½-pound trout he caught in Front Royal’s Happy Creek last Sunday.
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Out of the Attic

Courtesy Rappahannock Historical Society

Up in flames

Photo by Matthew Black

Magic white-carpet ride

By Molly M. Peterson

Almost all-in-one

Feb. 26
By Roger Piantadosi/Rappahannock News

Circles of ice

Photo by Paul Shumate

Presidential summit

By Raymond Boc

First impressionists

Rappahannock County Elementary School student Robert Jenkins gets to know the heart of impressionism during a tour last month of the National Gallery of Art and other museums in D.C. Photo by Jane Bowling-Wilson.

Benevolence, Hawaiian-style

Rev. Jennings W. Hobson III, somewhat out of uniform — like all the guests at last weekend’s Hawaii-themed Benevolent Fund Dinner — addresses the crowd at what was by most accounts an extraordinarily successful annual fundraising event.

Saved by a seatbelt

Sheriff at accident U.S. 211 near Massies Corner.

Above and below

Jan. 29

Windows on Gay Street

Kevin Adams gallery and studio plans approved by ARB.

Gourmet farm-to-table

Photo by Edwin Remsberg

Evening view

Photo by Molly M. Peterson

A peas-ful New Year’s Day

The crowd in the parking lot at Laurel Mills store on New Year's Day.

Lions share

Courtesy photo

Rest period


Holiday prep

Photo by E. Raymond Boc

Wood for winter

Jan. 1

Christmas chorale

Courtesy photo

Santa chat

Photo by Shealah Craighead

Conservationists of the Year


Little Washington’s big Christmas


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