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Remembering Nov. 22, 1963 in Rappahannock
RappNews.com / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:01:06 +0000
‘The darkness that fell’ I was a junior at Rappahannock County High then. I first got the news at the end of school when I heard a classmate talking about it as we were at our lockers getting ready to go home. But not until I got home and saw the TV did I really grasp what had happened. I remember something else from that day so vividly. There was a school assembly where some students with musical talents entertained with a “hootenanny.” Most of all I remember Alletta Beebe singing the Gale Garnett hit, the cheerful, bouncy “I’ll Sing in the Sunshine.” What a contrast with the darkness that fell later. Rumor had it later that the school administration knew earlier but chose not to release the information to the student body. No cell phones or laptops back then! The weekend was spent glued to the TV watching the course of events. School was closed on Monday for the funeral. At…
Market Table Bistro owner eyes Mexican restaurant
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-11-27T20:52:08+00:00
Jason Lage, co-owner and executive chef at Market Table Bistro, says he's been thinking about a Mexican restaurant project like this for a while.
Loudoun Hounds president and CEO steps down
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-11-27T18:21:45+00:00
Bob Farren today stepped down as president and CEO of VIP Sports and Entertainment, the organization responsible for the Loudoun Hounds.
Patrick Kaler leaving Visit Loudoun
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-11-27T17:54:45+00:00
Patrick Kaler, president and CEO of Visit Loudoun, announced his resignation today.
Police searching for downtown Leesburg burglary suspects
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-11-27T16:41:47+00:00
Men, police said, stole more than $3,000 in firearms from The Cajun Experience in downtown Leesburg.
Our 2013 Citizens of the YearPage 4 of 8 pages « First < 2 3 4 5 6 > Last »
RappNews.com / Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:30:57 +0000
The 2013 Rappahannock News Citizens of the Year are: Douglas K. Baumgardner of Washington and Lillian Freeman Aylor of Sperryville. Let the parade begin!
Inside this week’s Rappahannock News (Nov. 28)
RappNews.com / Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:29:32 +0000
This week's headlines include: Our 2013 Citizens of the Year • Planners ease golf course restrictions • In Circuit Court: guilty pleas, sentencing, indictments • On course or track, Jenkins' early start pays off at finish line • The Rapp for Nov. 28 • Editorial: Giving thanks . . . • Wild Ideas: Get along, little larvae • 150 Years Ago This Week: The battle above the clouds
The Rapp for Nov. 28
RappNews.com / Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:25:56 +0000
Some (other) things to do this Thanksgiving weekend, including how help with the Amissville food drive, Griffin Tavern’s Lorraine Gilb is named Restaurant Employee of the Year, Leland Faulker’s “World of Wonder” comes to Castleton and the Angel Tree is up in this week’s Rapp column.
Obenshain requests recount in historic attorney general race
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-11-27T16:10:30+00:00
Republican State Sen. Mark Obenshain made it official today, requesting a recount in the closest statewide election in modern Virginia history, the 2013 attorney general contest.
Editorial: Giving thanks . . .
RappNews.com / Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:00:19 +0000
If there is any day of the year that gives credence to the notion of American exceptionalism, it is the last Thursday in November — Thanksgiving. No other country has a national holiday quite like it. And here in Rappahannock, we have an abundance of things to give thanks for.