Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue’s parade, a much-anticipated part of its annual carnival, was one of its biggest yet and managed to squeeze between the raindrops last Thursday afternoon.
Culpeper Minute Men Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Medals go to seniors at Rappahannock County High School and Wakefield Country Day School.
Beau Foster dives into the pond at a recent picnic for the Headwaters Foundation’s Starfish mentors and friends at the Woodard place in Sperryville.
Despite tropical depression Bill hitting Rappahannock County just as the Child Care and Learning Center’s Avon Hall “Alice in Wonderland” fundraising party commenced Saturday, there was no depression at Avon Hall.
Hey, y’all, I’m lookin’ for a coupla friends, maybe more. I’d definitely like one to be a dog. I love hangin’ out with my fellow canis domesticus (the Latin name for “domestic dog”).
Volunteer and sideline supporters Butch Zindel and John Lesinski pose with Jacob Newlin, 9-year-old rookie driver of the Rappahannock County Lunch Bunch car in last weekend’s Soap Box Derby championship in Culpeper, and Rappahannock Soap Box chief organizer Thom Pellikaan.
Two adults and three never-been-to-Canada goslings march in formation up Porter Street in Washington, likely on their way to Avon Hall Pond.
At a reception Sunday at the home of RAAC president Matthew Black and his wife, artist Barbara Black, recipients gratefully accepted checks for Claudia Mitchell Fund grant awards.
Some of the two dozen campers at the annual Rappahannock Nature Camp this week search for butterflies over a stand of Joe Pye weed.
Rappahannock County has 10 new driver/pump operators who recently completed a 16-hour basic pump operator class, including classroom hours and practical exercises, led by Amissville VFR chief J.B. Carter and assistant chief Scott Chamberlin.
Joyce Abell celebrated her 90th birthday recently with family and friends at her home. Birthday wishes were delivered in both song and spoken tribute.
The earthly remains of very large black bear, whose 450- to 500-pound frame apparently got in the path of a heavy-duty pickup on U.S. 211 last weekend.
A car burns on U.S. 211 in Sperryville; no one was injured but traffic was halted or slowed for an hour.
An eastern box turtle, encountered by a bicyclist last week on Grandview Road near Washington.
Between the many (and, in many cases, mini) storms hereabouts over the last week, it’s been a good spell for cloudspotting.
Photo gallery: At Rappahannock County High School’s graduation ceremony last Friday, parents, family, friends and school staff sat proudly as 72 graduates took their diplomas in hand.