Photos: Play ball!

April 17
Photo by Roger Piantadosi

Photo: Careers to-be

Photo by Robin Bolt

Photo: Blue State meet-and-greet

Photo by E. Raymond Boc

Photo: Pitching in

Photo by Francie Schroeder

Photo: Burned out

Photo by Cody Dodson

Photo: Overturned

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Photo: ‘One’ plus one

Photo by E. Raymond Boc

Photo: Python meets Robin Hood at WCDS

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Photo: Scientifically minded

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Photo: Not horsing around

Photo by Marion Sharp

Katie Sharp, a seventh grader at Rappahannock County Elementary School, was part of the first-place winning Golden Horseshoe 4-H team.
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Photo: Newly elected

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The Rappahannock County Republican Committee held its mass meeting March 27 at the county courthouse.
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Photo: Ahead, a spring of service

Photo by Beth Gall

The new spring semester service learning group at Rappahannock County High School.
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Photos: From on high

By Maggie Rogers

The heavens cooperated at the end of Sperryville hiker Maggie Rogers’ day in Shenandoah National Park last week.
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Photos: Black & white and . . . March

Photo by Gary Anthes

Photos: Little Fork’s large-animal unit to the rescue

Shawn Walters

Photo: It’s not April yet

Photo by Susannah McNear

Photo: Rare and new

By Dolores Reed/SCBI

Photos: Last blast?

Ruthie Windsor-Mann

Just after the latest (and hopefully last) snowstorm dumped five to seven inches on Rappahannock County, the sun set behind the mountains on Tiger Valley Road.
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Photo: Still at large

Photo by Missy McCool

A young, apparently orphaned black bear seen near several homes in Harris Hollow over the last few weeks climbs atop the trap this week set by state wildlife authorities.
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Photo: Small team, big finish

Photo by Amy Hitt

The Rappahannock County High School Panthers’ wrestling squad celebrated a successful trip to the state tournament in Salem last weekend.
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Photo: The artisans of tapas-hannock

Photo by E. Raymond Boc

“Makin’ It In Virginia,” a collection of hand-made crafts highlighting artisans making a living by crafting, opened Feb. 15 at RDA.
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Photo: They’ll be back

Photo by Dennis Brack

This sign appeared over the weekend on the Laurel Mills Store door — which will apparently remain closed until April.
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Faulty furnace, but no fire

Photo by Shawn Walters

Photos: Another snow day

Photo by Molly M. Peterson

Photo: Conference champs

Photo by Janie Jenkins

Rappahannock County’s Junior Panther girls’ basketball team clinched a middle-school conference championship against St. Joseph’s Parrish on Feb. 6.
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After the storm

Cattle make their own path through the 10 to 16 inches of snow that fell in Rappahannock Wednesday night and Thursday.

Photo: Cookie skills

Photo by Molly M. Peterson

Amy Fisher Chan teaches a cookie decorating class last Saturday at Triple Oak Bakery.
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Photo: Winter blue

Photo by Maureen Moran

An eastern bluebird pauses in a frosty tree last week.
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Topping off the tank

Workmen lower the lid of a grease-catching concrete tank at Washington’s Kramer Building in preparation for the upgrade of Tula’s Off Main to the town’s third full-service restaurant. Tula’s might reopen by the end of February; for now it’s open for coffee and baked goods 8 to 11 daily.

Photo: ‘Fiddler’ fundraising

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Wakefield Country Day School eighth graders performed “Fiddler on the Roof” last Friday night (Jan. 31) to a standing-room-only crowd.
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Supervisors decline to oppose attorney general’s actions

After citizens’ spoke out at the standing-room-only courthouse Monday afternoon (most spoke against it; about a fourth urged them to pass the resolution urging the state attorney general to enforce the state’s ban on same-sex marriage), county supervisors voted with their silence. Full story in Thursday’s Rappahannock News.

Photos: Benevolent fun

Before the event, Kim Nelson (left) and husband Bruce converted their horse trailer for use by horse mannequins and gave a lift to the well-behaved Trigger, a Warrenton landmark who usually stands outside the Horse Country tack shop.

Photos: Freeze frames

Bean Hollow Falls

It certainly is cold outside, but at least it looks pretty.
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Photo: Rising red

An early morning Rappahannock sunrise.

Ruthie Windsor-Mann captured the sun rising along Tiger Valley Road early Sunday morning (Jan. 26).
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Photos: Before ice, fire

Photo by Dennis Brack/Rappahannock News

Photo: A Democratic election

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The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee held its biennial reorganization meeting on Jan. 11 and elected its officers.
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Photo: Dogs’ best friends

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Members of the Rappahannock 4-H Livestock Club delivered items to the Rappahannock Animal Welfare League shelter last month.
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Photo: Lion’s share

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Darcy Canton (center) accepts a contribution check from the Rappahannock Lions Club, presented by Bob Anderson (right) and Bob Lander.
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Photo: Brown steps down

Dec. 26, 2013
Robin Bolt

The Rappahannock County School Board’s Dec. 11 session marked the final meeting for Stonewall-Hawthorne representative Paul Brown.
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Photos: ’Tis the season to . . .

By Roger Piantadosi/Rappahannock News

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