When the Scrabble School Preservation Foundation and Culpeper Media decided on a fitting theme — "The Fierce Urgency of Now" — for Sunday evening’s virtual musical production in honor of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, little did they foresee this month’s deadly insurrection of the U.S. Capitol.
When a friend said that I should do a cartoon for the Rappahannock News, I thought it was a terrific idea. So, I am excited for the opportunity to share my drawing with the county and I hope that they are enjoyed.
COVID-19 has paused the traditional Christmas parade in Little Washington this year, but “A Rappahannock Christmas” will kick off soon. In the coming days, you’ll notice festive holiday-themed floats in four of Rappahannock’s villages:
It’s Thanksgiving, and for most of us this holiday conjures up memories or anticipation of such traditions as the huge turkey dinner with dressing, cranberry sauce, famous pumpkin pie and somebody accomplishing the carving. It’s a time we travel “over the river and through the hollows” to celebrate with family and friends.
When it comes to the customary large-scale, community-wide trick-or-treating, Halloween is taking a much-needed break in the various villages of Rappahannock County.
Artistically inclined? Socially isolated? Time on your hands? Make the most of your COVID-19 isolation by competing to create a handcrafted holiday ornament for display in Virginia’s Executive Mansion.
Teacher and principal at Sperryville School from 1929 to 1969, then principal of the new Elementary School until her retirement in 1977, Mrs. Quaintance touched the lives of thousands of youngsters.
On Memorial Day 2020, eighteen Rapp at Home members joined on the popular Zoom platform to share their reminiscences of World War II. From memories of London to Long Island, Martha’s Vineyard to the Midwest, Austria to upstate New York, our neighbors recalled the mundane and the horrors of the war that ended 75 years ago.
A unique Valentine’s Day Pop-Up shop will magically appear next Friday, Feb. 14th, from noon to 7 p.m. at Cocoa Manna on Sperryville Pike in Boston, where artisanal chocolatier Karen Mosebrook (seen here) will combine talents with boutique florist Jen Cable of Flourish Root Floral Studio. “B…
Rappahannock County’s 2019 Christmas parade — and the surrounding “Christmas in Little Washington” festivities — came off without a hitch Sunday.
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.