Rappahannock native Libby Westphal (formerly Fletcher), who recently was crowned “Transcontinental Mrs USA,” will appear in Sunday’s annual Christmas parade.
“Everyone’s got a talent/Everyone’s got a gift.” That’s the theme of this year’s RAAC Community Theatre holiday show, “The Talented Clementine”… and the opening lines of one of the play’s charming songs.
It’s almost time for Rappahannock's annual Christmas in Little Washington extravaganza. This year promises a full day of activities with some wonderful attractions.
Bayard “Toby” Waterbury (left), Branch Manager and Bank Officer of Atlantic Union Bank in Washington, and Rob Talton (far right), Atlantic Union’s Regional Vice President of Business Banking, presented a check in the amount of $2,000 to the Rappahannock Food Pantry’s Mimi Forbes and Pete Stenner.
By the time Tony Pullen celebrated his 18th birthday he was a skilled horseman. He credits his horse management to the summers spent training racehorses on his grandfather’s farm in Rhode Island and later working alongside his cousin on a horse farm in Orange County.
Editor’s note: Rappahannock County last week lost one of its leading entrepreneurs, raconteurs and a genuinely fine fellow, Nevill Turner. He was English born and educated, a world traveler, Rappahannock resident since 2005, and a proud America citizen since 2010.
Scientists are finding that wild birds, even common “backyard” species, are disappearing at alarming numbers, in this week’s Wild Ideas.
The 15th Artists of Rappahannock Tour takes place this Saturday and Sunday. Each year it has grown in both quality and quantity, but also in community and business involvement. This year is certainly no different.
Sue Gabbay is an observer. This is clear from her just published book of poetry, A Sudden Brightness — Poems from Rappahannock County.
A graveside service at Washington Masonic Cemetery was held this past week for Dorothy Burke Hawkins, who passed away Oct. 5 at the age of 94. Pullens present, as were the Keysers, Hitts, Bruces, Giles, and many more, Rappahannock’s royalty with 300-year histories shared.