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“With unrestrained and unanimous enthusiasm, the Vestry has called The Rev. Elizabeth Keeler to be the next Rector of Trinity Church, Washington,” wrote Spotswood Williams, Trinity’s senior warden, in a message to the congregation on Tuesday. “She embodies every qualification for which we se…



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Rappahannock Weather

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  • Humidity: 93%
  • Cloud Coverage: 94%
  • Wind: 3 mph
  • UV Index: 4 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 05:51:17 AM
  • Sunset: 08:29:09 PM


Light rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High near 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 90%.


A steady rain this evening. Showers continuing overnight. Low 54F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.


Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 73F. Winds light and variable.

“Those clouds are angels’ robes,” observed 19th century clergyman Charles Kingsley, which would mean God’s messengers were floating everywhere in Rappahannock County on Easter Sunday. Sunrise (through the clouds) services were held from Gid Brown Hollow to Red Oak Mountain, followed by paris…

Though relatively few in number, the people of Rappahannock County represent a broad spectrum of views and beliefs. One could say our county is a microcosm of America. Despite differences in opinion, the people here work together as a community and share the love of their freedoms under the …

 The Brotherhood of St. Andrew offers men and boys the Discipline of Prayer, Study and Service; to follow Christ and bring others into his kingdom. We welcome newcomers to join us for breakfast every Tuesday at 7 a.m.  at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 115 N. East St., Culpeper.  Parking: 1…

At the Thornton’s Gap Regular Baptist Church last Friday, the bluegrass and gospel music, not to mention the fried chicken and fixings, were flowing — including the music from (in one of five different band performances, pictured here from left) Steve Norman, Susan Kirby, Travis Jenkins and …