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LOCAL NEWS ToyMakerz star wows car show crowd on July 4 ➤ TV star has always loved tinkering and brought his love of innovation to Culpeper By Jeff Say Culpeper Times Staff Writer David Ankin’s creations turned heads at Culpeper Renaissance Inc.’s annual car and motorcycle show on July 4. The star of ToyMakerz returned to Culpeper to show off some of his creations and sign autographs for his fans. “I’ve been involved with Culpeper now for eight or 10 years, we shot our second episode in this town, and Culpeper has always been good to me,” Ankin said. Ankin and his team manufacture the chassis for the Tanom Motors Invader, produced in Culpeper. They’ve filmed episodes of ToyMakerz, which is moving to the History Channel in January from Velocity, in Culpeper and on Wednesday he helped judge the annual car and bike show. “It’s always nice to come down and enjoy an event like this, where some people don’t realize this car show has a great cars and some great people,” Ankin said. “A lot of times at a car show like this,

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David Ankin, of ToyMakerz, shows off one of his custom rides to Culpeper residents during Culpeper Renaissance Inc.'s annual Car and Motorcycle Show July 4. you get some below average cars but there are some top-notch stuff here.” Based out of Reidsville, N.C., the cast of ToyMakerz brought some of their own toys. One of the highlights included an Invader like trike, that was tricked out with just a little more horsepower. The normal In-

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said. “It might appear to look like an Invader, there’s nothing Invader about it.” It featured a 408 engine with an 871 blower and a two-speed powerglide in it. It elicited praise from many of the gearheads in attendance. ➤ See Car, Page 4


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Town Council discusses moving election to May Culpeper Town Coucnil voted 5-4 Tuesday night to approve a discussion the town election back to May. In 2013, voters of Culpeper passed Referendum 1 with 85% of the vote to move town elections for mayor and council from May to the November ballot in the odd year elections. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, July 24 at 9:30 a.m. in the Personnel and Ordinance Committee located at the Culpeper Economic Development Center 803 S. Main St Culpeper. Councilman Jon Russell spoke out against the discussion. "Imagine my surprise at last night’s council meeting when five of nine councilmembers approved a discussion to move the town election back to May in spite of 85% of voters," Russell said. He encouraged residents to come out and voice their opinion at the meeting July 23. "If these councilmembers are successful in overturning the vote of the people, taxpayers will have to pay over $10,000 for a special May election and voter participation will decrease to 9% again," he said.

Be the Change Foundation offers fall business workshops Be the Change Foundation is offering a 12-week series of business workshops for women in Fauquier and surrounding counties at Lord Fairfax Community College starting September 11. Conducted by local professionals in their respective fields, previous participants learned about how to create a business plan, the relationship between profit and loss, keeping the books, marketing, social networking and using social media, legal pitfalls and whether it’s a good idea to hire a relative. Each session was introduced by local business owners who shared

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Riley Reynolds (Editor's note: This is weekly series highlighting members of Culpeper's Youth Council. To join Culpeper Youth, go to www.culpeperyouth.org to apply.) As President of Culpeper Youth, summer is a weird time. Some of our most ambitious ideas need to explored and planned over the summer but most of us are off exploring ourselves. That’s why this year we voted to knock our normal three meetings a month, down to a one meeting a month on whatever day the most of us could manage to get there. And with the lessened meeting schedule we have all explored some different aspect or program. I have been home on and off during the summer. When I’m home I am going to yoga twice a day at Golds Gym and going to Raven’s Nest in between classes, sometimes taking an hour to have a cup of coffee and talk with my Vice President, Josh. Or, I’m off in Orange at the best used bookstore I’ve been to in a while, or I’m thrifting with my Treasurer, Angie. Even when CY says goodbye we still hang out! That’s probably one of my favorite things about CY, we’re close. When I’m not at home I’ve been on a college campus! I was on Longwood’s Campus earlier this summer, in June, attending Virginia’s American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, a program where you learn about the local and state government by creating and electing it! As of this week I am in Long Island, studying Journalism at Long Island University. Next week I will be in Brooklyn, at the Long Island University Brooklyn Campus, studying the U.N. and Global Affairs! At the end of next week I get to come back home and meet with my fellow CY Youth Advisory Council members, I can’t wait to see them all.

their stories and offered advice. The debut series of classes graduated six people in the spring, including Warrenton resident Elizabeth Verna. “I really enjoyed the program,” said Verna. “I gained valuable knowledge about small business. These personal stories, along with the lesson each week, offered so much insight and encouragement.” The series was previously limited to residents of Fauquier County, but board members recently decided to open up participation in the fall to surrounding counties. Be the Change Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower, strengthen and inspire women. The cost of the 12-week series is $250. Financial aid is available. Registration is now open for the next series of workshops. To register, learn more or ask questions, contact Marianne Clyde at 540-347-3797 or email her at bethechangefound@ gmail.com, or visit the website at www. bethechangefoundation.us.

Gray Ghost takes dual honors at competition Gray Ghost’s 2017 Gewurztraminer took “Best of Class” and Double Gold honors at the 2018 International Women’s Wine Competition held in Sonoma, California on June 19 and 20. This is the fifth award Gray Ghost’s Gewurztraminer has won in California and its eighth since the wine’s release in May. Gray Ghost’s 2017 Adieu also took home Gold. More than 1,190 wines were entered in the competition, including wines from Santa Barbara and Temecula Valley, California as well as Oregon and Washington State. Judges awarded a total of nine “Best of Show” awards, 56 “Best of Class” designations and 71 gold medals. Gray Ghost Winery is located at 14706 Lee Highway in Amissville and can be contacted at 540-937-4869. The tasting room is open in the summer Wednesday and Thursday 12 to 5 p.m. and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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➤ Car, from Page 2 Ankin said it, like all of his creations, is street legal. “It’s just a wow factor,” Ankin said. His other custom made car - a ¾ scale Grand Prix car - also was a hit with the crowd. That car was handmade by Ankin and his team, with only the tires not being custom made. The other custom job he brought belonged to his business partner David Young, of Culpeper. He explained that Young just retired from Merrill Lynch and he never had a hot rod, so Ankin built him one. The 1963 Ford Ranchero featuring a small block engine was a beast of a machine. “It’s a bad boy,” Ankin said. Ankin said the custom made cars take about a year and a half to make, while the ones that are retrofitted - like Camaros and Mustangs - take just a few weeks. Asked what his favorite car he’s made is, Ankin just smiled. “I haven’t built it yet,” Ankin said. “I’m almost done with my season two finale car for this year. I’m already working on next year’s season finale car.” Building vehicles is something he’s enjoyed for a long time, starting as a youth and continuing through his days as a stuntman

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at Universal Studios for their Batman and Water World shows. “As a kid, you built the lawn mowers, and the go-karts and mini bikes,” Ankin said. “When you got older you wanted the nice toys and you couldn’t afford to spend $50,000 to $100,000 so you just had to learn to build it. Now once a year I built one car you’ve never seen.” Denver Jenkins, of Culpeper, marveled at the creations Ankin brought. “I’ve known him for a while, we did the Invader stuff together,” Jenkins said. “It’s unique, Sandy (Hall) and David (Young) had a real good idea with it. It was a pleasure to do something that unique.” Unique rides were the highlight of the car show, including Scott Wieduwilt’s 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT - his “Deadpool” car. The ruby red creation has a black stripe down the front and his family gave him the idea to name it and use it to promote cancer research. “My granddaughter named it after we went to 7-11 for a Slurpee and she saw the Deadpool promotion,” Wieduwilt said. “My wife is a cancer survivor and so is Deadpool so I thought that made sense.”

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Ryder Montague, 7 months old, isn't old enough to drive the hot rods at the car show yet, but he's ready. BELOW: The Culpeper Minutemen Chapter of the SAR fire a salute during the patriotic presentation July 4.

BIZ BIO The People of Wellspring: Susan Suleske, PA Susan Suleske may be new to the Wellspring health team, but she’s a familiar face to Madison residents. Suleske, who began her role as physician assistant at Wellspring’s Madison family practice in early June, is no stranger to the area, having practiced with M. David Schenck, MD, at Madison Family Physicians for the past seven years. “We built a great practice over the years, and I have enjoyed the Madison community,” Suleske said. In her role at Wellspring, Suleske will continue to work with Schenck as supervising physician at the very same location occupied by Madison Family Physicians. Aside from time spent earning her physician assistant degree in North Carolina and a year in Arizona working in a geriatric clinic, Suleske has stayed close to her Culpeper roots. “I have a large family in the area, and it’s nice to be able to stay connected with them,” she said. Health care in general—and family practice in particular—were natural choices for Suleske. “I have always felt my role in

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VeloConcepts/18 Grams Coffee Lab provides precision By Jeff Say Culpeper Times Staff Writer Come to get fitted for a bike at VeloConcepts and stay for the coffee. Bicycles and cafes don’t seem like they would have much common except for being close in the alphabet, but owner Joe Coppola of VeloConcepts says it’s a natural fit for bicycle enthusiasts to also have a love of coffee. That’s why he’s opened his boutique bike shop with an equally trendy coffee shop - 18 Grams Coffee Lab. The two businesses had a soft opening the weekend of June 30 and will continue to refine their business model for the next two or three weeks before hosting their grand opening. What started as a hobby at home of brewing high end espresso turned into a full time passion for Coppola and his wife Carolyn. He has run VeloConcepts for about three years - previously being located at Crossroads Parkway near the Department of Motor Vehicles. After that lease expired he floated around town looking for the per➤ See VeloConcepts, Page 7

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➤ VeloConcepts, from Page 6 fect location - which he found at 201 Waters Place. Located at the rear of the building that houses Beer Hound Brewery, the cafe and bike shop seems like a perfect fit in the neo-industrial setting. “Our location is very important to us,” Coppola said. “Because we host so many rides, we wanted to have a place that has ample parking, that we could easily host rides that are safe to get out of town.” VeloConcepts isn’t your typical bike shop - being more of a showroom than an actual store, Coppola explained. “We’re definitely geared toward the cycling enthusiast,” Coppola said. “We’re not the mom and pop shop. If someone wants to come in and buy a hybrid to ride with their kids, we can get it, but it’s just not our sweet spot.” Coppola and his staff focus more on finding out what the customer wants - do they need an endurance bike, a race bike or an aero bike. Then they fit them via a high tech, computer controlled fitting system, the GURU Dynamic Fit Unit, this unite allows dynamic repositioning of the fit while on the bike. They also leverage the gebioMIZED pressure mapping system which analyzes the pressure distribution of where the rider sits on the bike and how that affects their fit. It’s that hands on and intensive customer service that drips over to their coffee business. At 18 grams, they offer types of coffee espresso-based drinks, a traditional filter based coffee and a single origin pour origin that changes depending on the season. The process is heavily focused on precision and weight - they weigh each single origin pour over and have a computer program that shows them exactly when to continue adding water and exactly what weight the coffee should measure when finished. “It’s a very unique experience,” Coppola said. “One of the things is we’re working with Counter Culture to supply all of our coffee. Our single origins change seasonally, based on what’s available and what’s good.” They single origin being offered now is an

Ethiopian bean, the batch brew is a single origin from Columbia and the espresso is a blend from Counter Culture called "Big Trouble" which currently features a Guatemalan and Colombian coffees VeloConcepts has hosted rides for years including a popular Thursday and Saturday ride and between 20 and 40 riders were always looking for a place to hang out. “In the back of my mind I always had the idea of adding a cafe to it,” Coppola said. “Once we kind of saw this new space, and we saw how much space we had, it made perfect sense to add a cafe into it. The reality of the situation is that bike shops today are struggling. Bike sales have been down consistently over the last bunch of years. You’re starting to see bike shops expanding and offering other things besides bikes.” They hope to add their ABC license in the near future to offer wine and beer as well and they already offer light and healthy food choices. Avocado toast, banana ricotta toast and a curry chicken salad on toast are the current offerings with acai bowls coming. All offerings can be made gluten free as well. Coppola and VeloConcepts are heavily involved in Culpeper’s cycling community - as he created CulpeperCycling.com and works with Culpeper County Parks and Rec to create the route for the annual Culpeper Cycling Century. He said the community in Culpeper is unique and welcoming. “The interesting thing about Culpeper compared to other areas is that it’s very unified,” Coppola said. “Everybody rides together.” He hopes to spread that vibe through neighboring regions. “We’re trying to become a destination store, we’re not just here for the locals, we’re for the people coming from D.C., Richmond and Charlottesville too,” Coppola said. The cafe is currently open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. but the plan is to open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and possibly later. The bike shop is open from noon to when the cafe closes and Coppola said all employees are cross trained so they can all help out. It all ties into their philosophy of precision.

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HOME & GARDEN Here comes another one just like the other one? Between rains, which most reptiles avoid, I’ve had two sightings of box turtles this year where I live — one as I was driving down the driveway, the other in the yard next to my house. While I couldn’t stop to check out the one in the driveway, I did take a good look at the one in the yard and wondered if I’d seen it before. The turtle was digging for food under the sod, judging by the disturbed earth beneath its rear end and the dirt on its beak. Turtles have a varied diet, and it could have been going after the earthworms or grubs that are plentiful there. I hated to disturb the turtle but wanted to check its gender, so I carefully lifted it up, looked at 2018_3rdThur_Ad_TIMES_JUL.pdf 1

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is often brown with a few faded markings but can be brightly colored as well. The body and head usually has some combination of the colors on the shells. The markings on the one side of the carapace tend to be mirrored on the other side. Although I’d shot most of the turtles from only one side most years, and sometimes from the front, the patterns on the two turtles I’d photographed mating seemed to match photos from other years. The mating male looks like the one I photographed this year, and shots of lone turtles I’d taken in 2014 and last year. It’s generally hard to tell plastrons apart, since most have distinctive markings, but his face looked similar in all the photos. The markings on his mate’s top shell as well as her face were clear in the photos and seemed to match a female I had photographed last year trying to lay eggs in my driveway. Wanting to discourage her from mating in such an unsafe location, I photographed her for a while, which apparently was enough of a disturbance to get her to move on. Later, my landlady said she spotted a turtle laying eggs near her house, which is nearby, so probably the same turtle. I found two other turtles among those I’d photographed only once:

➤ Wild, from Page 8 committee of scientific organizations led by the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. The turtle’s common name is now woodland box turtle. I’ve been living in my current house, near Sperryville, for seven years, and I’ve seen box turtles every year, often wondering if I’m seeing the same individuals from year to year. But I’d never actively tried to tell them apart, as reflected in the photos I’ve taken of them, which are often from just one side or the front. It was only after I’d photographed this turtle that I thought of comparing all the photos to see if I could sort out the individuals in them. In 2011, I had taken a shot of two box turtles mating on a hill, with the ambitious male having fallen over onto his back and the female looking oblivious to his situation. After taking the photos, I left the pair alone but checked on them every few minutes, knowing that a turtle on its back will die if it can’t right itself, but it wasn’t long until both had disappeared. The color and pattern of markings of individual box turtles can vary in bold and subtle ways. The carapace is usually brown, sometimes black, with markings ranging from olive to yellow or orange. The plastron

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R E A L E S TAT E Local Businesses Partner to Support Operation Finally Home Operation FINALLY HOME and a number of local businesses are in the early stages of planning to honor a military hero with a mortgage-free home in Culpeper, Virginia. The nonprofit organization provides mortgage-free homes to wounded, ill and injured veterans and widows of the fallen as well as home modifications for injured veterans at no cost. To date, Operation FINALLY HOME has over 250 projects in 33 states which have been completed, under construction or planning. CTS Properties, a client of Long & Foster Real Estate agent Jackie Hitchcock, got involved with the project through the Structural Building Component Association of the Capital Area (SBCACap), which represents manufacturers of engineered floor, wall and roof structural components. “The Washington chapter of the SBCA has wanted to participate in this cause for some time,” said Ken-

ny Shifflett, who co-owns CTS Properties with Stacie Shifflett. “They’ve been holding charity golfing events for the last few years to help raise money to purchase a lot for the home.” CTS Properties owns a number of lots in the Rillhurst Estates community in Culpeper and is donating a portion of the cost of one of its lots to the cause. Shifflett said Gene Frogale, president of SBCACap, has been the driving force behind the project and in asking members of SBCACap to donate services and materials. The builder of record for the home will be Anthony Clatterbuck of Graystone Homes, who has been building homes in the Culpeper area for more than 20 years. On July 15, Hitchcock and CTS Properties will host a barbecue and open house at Rillhurst Estates to promote the charity project and the new homes community. Representatives from SBCACap, Graystone

Homes and Jefferson Home Builders will be in attendance. Operation FINALLY HOME, which is based in Texas, also hopes to have a representative at the event. Local community members are welcome to come out to learn about the project. Shifflett said they are encouraging other homebuilding trades who are interested in getting involved to come out as well. “Operation FINALLY HOME is a fantastic organization, and we’re so thankful to the SBCA and SBCACap for leading this effort,” Hitchcock said. “Supporting military families and veterans has been one of Long & Foster’s primary philanthropic focuses, so this is a cause that resonates with us as a company and one that I am pleased to support.” As the project is still in its early stages, there is still much to be done. The build team along with Operation FINALLY HOME will plan a town hall meeting to determine what do-

nations can be expected from trades and suppliers, and then will work to raise funds to cover any additional costs not covered by donations before holding a groundbreaking and other events. Open House & Barbecue Information • Sunday, July 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. • Location: Rillhurst Estates, Section IV, adjacent to 15198 Rillhurst Drive, Culpeper, VA 22701 • Jackie Hitchcock of Long & Foster Real Estate, representatives from CTS Properties, Operation FINALLY HOME, SBCACap, Graystone Homes and Jefferson Home Builders. • Who’s Invited: Community members who are interested in learning about Operation FINALLY HOME, as well as those interested in building a new home in Rillhurst Estates.

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Fauquier Host Lions Club dissolves After a long, difficult and emotional time the Fauquier Host Lions Club has made the painful but necessary decision to essentially turn in their charter and join the Warrenton Sunrise Lions Club. This arrangement will allow the citizens of Fauquier to continue receiving the support they have received since the Host club was chartered in February 1949. This decision was driven by illness, death and departure from the local area by a significant number of members. The remaining members, devoted as ever, could not gain the traction necessary to recruit new members in sufficient numbers to continuing to support the community as they have in the past. Once this decision was made, club membership immediately began to identify the needs of the charitable organizations they have supported over the years. Paramount on this list was the needs of the local Heads Start program. Their primary need is transportation for the children doctors visits, etc., and to carry

various supplies used by the program to support their children. Without serious debate, the club elected to use a sizeable portion of the financial resources they have earned over the years to purchase a cargo van to satisfy this need. After this purchase has been completed, outstanding bills paid, and grants promised for this year are delivered, an financial resources remaining will be given as a grant to the Sunrise Club. Fauquier Host in negotiations with Warrenton Sunrise has been assured that selected funding commitments made in the past will continue to be funded after the consolidation of the two Lions Clubs are complete. Over these many years that the Fauquier Hose Lions Club has been a leader in supporting the needy in their community. It is only appropriate that the long record of service performed by the group of dedicated citizens ends with a gift that benefits a significant number of young folks in the Fauquier County community.

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PROPERTY TRANSFERS These property transfers for June 2018 were provided by the Culpeper County Assessor’s Office. Appreciation is extended to W. Jason Kilby and his staff. april Top Dollar Deal: Jefferson District $475,000 The printing of this list is made possible by ReMax Crossroads of Culpeper. Total: 107 Catalpa District 6/1: Clark, Daniel Nelson and Wife to Scott, John Laughlin III and Wife; 1.53 acres located at 7141 Eggbornsville RD, $199,000 6/4: Higgs, William M to Brock, Paul F; 2.00 acres located at13205 Breezy Knoll LN, $269,900 6/4: Miscellaneous Real Estate Prop LLC to Tetterton, Cynthia T; 1.82 acres located at 11415 Pear Tree LN, $272,678 6/4: Marshall, Linda J and Others to Smith, Ronald Dean Jr and Wife; multiple parcels, 13% in Culpeper Co & 87% Rappahannock Co. near Rock DR, $225,000 6/5: Sanford, Lacy Gray and Wife to Rudacille, Brent S; 1.35 acres located at 15135 Douglas ST, $235,000 6/8: Larios, Jose O and Other to Dominguez Calgua, Sebastian; 1.69 acres located at 11376 Cherry Hill RD, $245,000 6/12: Hazel River Haven INC to Randolph, James A; 42.36 acres located near Settle School RD and Hazel River RD, $170,000 6/14: Settle Excavating & Construction INC to Peyton, Vernon R and Wife; 2.08 acres located at 10591 Sperryville Pike, $350,000 6/15: Elgin, Raymond Lee to Deborde, Riley J; 3.68 acres located at 11284 Drogheda Mountain RD, $265,000 6/18: Waslyn, Paul A to Jusino, David and Other; .65 acres located at near Alcast LN, $10,000 6/20: Miscellaneous Real Estate Properties LLC to Starkey, Michelle L; .98 acres located at 114112 Pear Tree LN, $259,000 6/25: Heid, Charles F and Wife to Gilbert, Catherine M and Other; 10.03 located near Laurel Hill LN, $143,500 Catalpa Town District 6/28: Mozingo, Richard L and Wife to Culpeper Christian School INC; .23 acres located near Old Rixeyville RD, $60,000 Cedar MTN District 6/1: Stubbe, Maria Bird to March, David M and Wife; 2.18 acres located at 19025 Bleumont CT, $400,000 6/5: H Properties LLC to Memco Acquisition CO LLC; 5.00 acres located at 13324 Cedar Run Church RD, $318,000 6/19: York, Kyle P and Wife to Hicks, David L and Wife; .78 acres located at 20039 Williams DR, $300,000 6/19: Underwood, Thomas to WLS and LPS LLC; 2.00 acres located near James Monroe HWY, $162,100 6/19: Bayliss, Matthew to Clark, Daniel Nelson and Wife; .13 acres located at 18123 Scenic Creek LN, $255,000 6/21: Morris, Bradley H and Wife to Mellis, Anthony E; .13 acres located at 12317 Osprey LN, $275,000 6/27: New Vavin Properties INC to Westco Builders INC; 1.46 acres located near Equestrian LN, $90,000 6/27: Jenkins, Michael R to JDW Construction LLC and Other; 3.00 acres located near James Madison HWY, $95,000 6/28: Koons, Matthew T and Wife to Hollis, Matthew T and Other; .14 acres located at 12104 Majestic PL, $272,000 6/28: Lewis, Jennifer Priscilla to Klein, Donald Joseph III and Wife; 2.78 acres located at 20055 Buck Run CT, $415,000 Cedar MTN Town District 6/6: Myers, David B and Wife to Loring, Melane G; Townhouse located at 448 Cromwell CT, $170,000 6/19: Doedens, Joline Yvonne and Other to Hamilton, Evan B and Wife; .34 acres located at 301 Sunset LN, $227,000 6/29: Suder, Roger Lee to Blackburn, Karena; 1.00 acre located at 351 Willow Lawn DR, $245,000 East Fairfax District 6/1: Lovers Lane LLC to Carberry, Sharon M; .18 acres located at 409 Clay ST, $193,000 6/4: NVR INC to Regala, Kenn Emil and Other; .29 acres located at 2439 Post Oak DR, $279,485 6/5: Jenkins, Franklin and Wife to Bernadowski, Timothy Adam JR and Wife; Townhouse located at 2278 Blue Spruce DR, $205,000 6/6: NVR INC to Owens, Gregory and Other; .25 acres located at 2419 Post Oak DR, $287,840 6/8: Richmond American Homes of Virginia INC to Berry, Nicole and Husband; .26 acres located at 708 Electric AVE, $409,326 6/8: Mitchell, Roger W JR to McElwain, Clifton Scott SR and Wife; .24 acres located at 408 E Chandler ST, $141,016 6/15: Ruf, John to Jackling, William M; .16 acres located at 410 S East ST, $269,000 6/19: Davis, Lloyd P and Wife to Simler, John Ryan; .26 acres located at 406 Standpipe RD, $337,000 6/19: NVR INC to Ahmed, Rashid; .29 acres located at 2507 Post Oak DR, $249,635 6/19: NVR INC to Dehaven, Sue; .26 acres located at 2418 Post Oak DR, $243,455 6/26: Fitzgerald, Tasha D to HP Virginia I LLC; .24 acres located at 616 Lonetree CT, $225,000 6/27: Graham, Duane D and Wife to Wiles, Richard Armah; .16 acres located at 1683 Knicely CT, $264,900 6/27: Hollis, Matthew T to Veeney, Antonio; .21 acres located at 2115 Aster ST, $199,900 6/27: McKoy, Cassandra Hines to Smith, Mark A and Wife; .15 acres located at 1955 Cotton Tail DR, $270,000 6/27: Kulivan, David P JR and Wife to Young, Cody J and Wife; Townhouse located at 2289 Forsythia DR, $299,900 6/27: Murray, Weston D and Wife to Kulivan, David P JR and Wife; .28 acres located at 2000 Snowbush CT, $360,000 6/27: Williamson, Joshua D and Others to Becker, Jens C; Townhouse located at 1973 Peachtree CT, $239,900 6/29: Richmond American Homes of Virginia INC to Lion, Dale Edward and Wife; .55 acres located at 720 Electric AVE, $420,044 Jefferson District 6/1: Saring, Sarah Anne and Other to Colly, Joseph Paul JR; 2.39 acres located at 15432 Pheasant CT, $360,000 6/1: Eisemann, Donna J to McCormick, John G and Wife; 1.17 acres located at 2425 Donnington CT, $427,500 6/6: Payton, Gaea M to Reed, Gavin A; 1.29 acres located at 20607 Clover Hill RD, $205,000 6/7: Sauter, Thomas C and Wife to Keen, Dylan T and Wife; 4.09 acres located at 1567 Covey CIR, $362,500 6/13: Lawrence, Frances S to Hitt, Brett and Wife; .88 acres located at 15301 Waterloo RD, $75,000 6/13: Straight, M L and Other to Wooldridge, Mark; 20.04 acres located near Peaceful PL, $157,000 6/14: Burke, Toni A to Harrington, Derek M and Wife; 4.08 acres located at 14731 Double H Acres LN,

$275,000 6/18: Mautone, Christopher J and Wife to Miller, Douglas J and Wife; 1.48 acres located at 1491 Freeman DR, $425,000 6/19: McCullar, Krispian I and Wife to Adkins, Ronald K and Other; 3.00 acres located at 5040 Rixeyville RD, $435,000 6/19: Poe, David William and Wife to Scaglia, Linda F and Husband; 1.57 acres located at 15366 Bob White TRL, $389,900 6/25: Makely, William A and Wife to Bearinger, Lynette; 3.05 acres located at 17285 Bear Apple DR, $430,000 6/25: Collins, David E and Wife to Powell, James T and Wife; 1.01 acres located at 17361 Chatham CT, $399,500 6/25: Cole, William L IV and Wife to Burns, Gerald P and Other; 1.13 acres located at 2480 Durham PL, $475,000 6/26: Logies, Michael and Wife to Pope, Jacob and Wife; 1.11 acres located at 2358 Brighton PL, $425,000 6/27: Romero, Marcus C and Wife to Gatti, Paula B and Husband; 1.17 acres located at 17232 Kent CT, $432,500 Salem District 6/5: Rawlings, Marke and Wife to Dabrowski, Christine M; 2.83 acres located at 10635 Dodson Woods LN, $359,999 6/6: Carper, Cyrus A III and Wife to Blystone, Patricia B; 5.26 acres located at 16220 Shadow DR, $370,000 6/8: Lattin, Christopher and Other to Carder, Christopher L; 5.45 acres located at 5710 Riverbend LN, $295,000 6/14: Cooper, Larry D and Wife to Santiago Ayala, Reyna I; 10.02 acres located at 3307 Cabin RD, $313,000 6/19: Brugoto, Oliver D and Wife to Davis, Lloyd P and Wife; 3.08 acres located at 16253 Glenhollow CT, $360,000 6/21: Jenkins, John W JR and Wife to Muegge, Kara R and Other; 2.47 acres located at 14451 Jenkins Ridge RD, $425,000 6/21: Last Effort LLC to Curtis, Larry C and Wife; 2.15 acres located at 15029 Amos LN, $299,000 6/25: Williams, Franklin G to Walker, Leah-Marie S; 1.51 acres located at 14445 Norman RD, $219,000 6/25: Silver, Barry W to Trigon Homes LLC; 7.85 acres located near Major Brown DR, $159,000 6/26: Foundation Homes INC to Drye, Stephen Michael and Wife; 6.95 acres located at 10135 Churchside LN, $419,400 6/29: Lake, George E to Butler, Shelby B and Other; 3.83 acres located at 16585 Reva RD, $289,000 Stevensburg District 6/1: Paradis, Peter and Wife to Thompson, David Sam; 10.31 acres located at 31420 Judes Way, $425,000 6/5: Stickbow LLC to NVR INC; .48 acres located at 14221 Belle AVE, $80,000 6/8: Carder, Christopher to Dodson, Rachel C; 1.04 acres located at 14440 Temple LN, $262,500 6/11: CMH Homes INC to Gorski, Jason D and Wife; 5.38 acres located at 12617 MT Zion Church RD, $333,200 6/12: Tinsley, Bruce A and Wife to Cross, Nicole M and Others; 2.64 acres located at 14111 Westwind LN, $334,900 6/13: Kincheloe, Joseph C to Franklin, Jordan M and Wife; .57 acres located at 14403 Lee Hall CT, $342,500 6/15: Pardee Virginia Timber 1 LLC to Hurlock, James Brittan and Wife; 141.71 acres located near Jacobs Ford RD, $425,130 6/18: Richardson, Larry R JR and Wife to Kincheloe, Joseph C; 7.98 acres located at 12136 Trey Compton CT, $440,000 6/19: NVR INC to Parham, Donnel and Other; .51 acres located at 14214 Belle AVE, $396,710 6/19: Stickbow LLC to NVR INC; .46 acres located at 14627 Mannorwood DR, $80,000 6/22: Sapp, Angelica L and Husband to Morris, Dilmer Ray JR; .57 acres located at 13104 Belle Grove CT, $310,000 6/26: ML-Virgil LLC to Yates, Jeffrey; 10.02 acres located near Beaver Creek CT, $80,000 6/26: Stickbow LLC to NVR INC; .46 acres located at 14620 Manorwood DR, $80,000 6/27: NVR INC to Banks, Anthony and Other; .48 acres located at 14211 Belle AVE, $353,905 6/27: Southern Virginia Properties LLC to McNey, Brent; 1.28 acres located near Enterprise Way, $121,000 6/27: Guinn, Ronald and Wife to Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services Board; 10.48 acres located at Guinn LN, $293,574 6/27: Southern Virginia Properties LLC to McNey, Brent; 3.00 acres located near Fleetwood Heights RD & Beverly Ford RD, $212,300 6/28: Virginia Home Buyers LLC to Titus, Paul B; 3.58 acres located at 19271 Edwards Shop RD, 229,900 West Fairfax District 6/4: Bormann, Phillip D to Lemus Bran, Yennifer S and Other; .27 acres located at 1045 Virginia AVE, $299,900 6/4: Thompson, Candice C to Guerrero, Luis A; .26 acres located at 479 Blossom Tree RD, $320,000 6/4: Karnes, Paul E to O’Neill Zachary; .49 acres located at 416 Lesco BLVD, $196,500 6/5: Cornwell, Frances B to Malone, Brittany and Other; .39 acres located at 760 Holly Leaf RD, $297,900 6/11: O’Loughlin, Ryan and Wife to Sharp, Edmond W and Wife; .28 acres located at 834 Woodcrest Loop, $325,000 6/12: Lakeview HP LLC to NVR INC; .17 acres located near Monument LN, $60,000 6/13: Country Club Development to Jefferson Homebuilders; .29 acres located at 2068 Golf DR, $66,000 6/13: Kearns, James Clifford Stark to Buechner, Stephen and Wife; .38 acres located at 682 Pelhams Reach DR, $250,000 6/13: Eakins, Kristen B to Newman, Jamell and Wife; .14 acres located at 852 Fairwood DR, $305,000 6/14: Sims, Cindy L to Kelly, Diana L and Other; .28 acres located at 1160 Virginia AVE, $333,000 6/14: Muegge, Kara R and Other to Sims, Cindy L; .16 acres located at 679 Pelhams Reach DR, $310,000 6/15: NVR INC to Alexander, Krystle; .17 acres located at 663 Holly Crest DR, $297,730 6/25: Lakeview HP LLC to NVR INC; .15 acres located at 828 Virginia AVE, $60,000 6/25: KNR Holdings LLC to Hassard, Allison A; .12 acres located at 130 W Edmondson ST, $180,000 6/26: Lakeview HP LLC to NVR INC; multiple parcels located at Holly Crest DR and Blossom Tree RD, $120,000 6/27: Robbins, Craig and Other to Ashenfelter, Kimberley and Other; .30 acres located at 902 Woodcrest LOOP, $308,852 6/27: NVR INC to Alloway, Eric T; .12 acres located at 834 Virginia AVE, $303,350 6/27: Tran, Holly to Kearns, Billy; .25 acres located near Wayland RD and Westover ST, $29,900 6/29: Jamison, Howard to JJ&LJ Investments LLC; Townhouse located at 831 Persimmon PL, $195,000


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Rappahannock County approves tower lease for paging system ➤ Issue now heads to planning commission for further recommendations By Sara Schonhardt For the Rappahannock News After months of deliberations, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution last week that will allow the county to sign a lease agreement with Community Wireless Structures to put its public safety paging system on a proposed tower off Woodward Road. “I believe that time is of the essence, and I do believe we don’t have any other options here,” said Supervisor Chris Parrish before moving to adopt the resolution. The board has had multiple discussions in recent months over the lease terms and location of the proposed tower, which is needed to support Sperryville Fire and Rescue’s paging antenna. At a board meeting last month, supervisors agreed for County Administrator Garrey Curry and County Attorney Art Goff to negotiate lease terms with CWS and request that the company consider relocating its proposed tower fur-

ther off the road. In a letter, CWS declined the request, saying it chose that specific location to “maximize elevation, avoid sloping terrain and facilitate access to the tower compound.” The company, which already has a ground lease for the spot, also noted that it has spent “significant” time and money to determine the site’s viability. CWS said it has received a letter of intent from Shentel, a highspeed internet service provider, and is working to secure a second cellular phone carrier to utilize the tower. Given that interest, CWS has sought a zoning permit even without the county’s commitment. Having multiple users would reduce the county’s rent, which under the terms of the lease agreement would start at $950 a month if no other cellular providers are included as tenants and drop to $0 if there are three or more other lessors. The alternative to approving the lease would be for the county to build a separate tower solely for the fire and rescue paging system at an estimated cost of $250,000. “The main thing is we don’t have the expense of the tower to start with,” Parrish told The Rap-

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pahannock News. “If this goes through, we essentially get a paging system for free.” The planning commission is currently considering a zoning application submitted by CWS for the tower. It will hold a public hearing at the next planning commission meeting followed by another public hearing at the BOS meeting in August. The planning commission can issue a recommendation to build the tower, but the final decisions will come from the BOS. The proposed location on Woodward Road has met some resistance from residents who worry it will ruin their views, harm property values and possibly their health. “A cell tower 800 feet across Woodward Road could decrease the value of our property upwards of 25 percent if we try to sell … and would make it difficult for us to rent one of our homes,” Mike Luthi, who lives across the street from the proposed site and relies on money from a rental unite there to supplement his limited income, said at last week’s BOS meeting. CWS recently launched a balloon at the site to demonstrate the tower’s height. Luthi said the test was not an accurate repre-

sentation of its visual impact. He urged the BOS to separate the need for a paging system tower from one for cellular service. “One tower is to help in saving lives, and we consider that a necessity, we have no problem with that,” he said. “The other one will do nothing but create a financial burden for our family.” Several members of Sperryville’s Volunteer Rescue Squad spoke at the BOS meeting about the urgency of updating an aging paging system one described as held together by bubblegum and Duct Tape. “The equipment is obsolete,” said Lieutenant Todd Summers. “We’re using borrowed parts to keep together the emergency support system for this county.” “We often simply don’t get emergency pages,” said Harold Beebout, chief of Sperryville’s Volunteer Rescue Squad. An earlier proposal to locate a tower on the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department property was rejected because the land was dubbed structurally unsound. The BOS has reviewed other potential sites for the tower but determined that the cost to use the CWS site combined with its paging coverage makes it a favorable location.


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Rapp real estate market down and up By John McCaslin Rappahannock News Editor The number of real estate transactions in the heart of the Piedmont — Rappahannock, Fauquier, Culpeper and Madison — decreased 5 percent for the second quarter of 2018 as compared to 2017, and Rappahannock continues to see the sharpest decrease in activity. “Similar to the first quarter, Rappahannock was the slowest market, with land transactions decreasing 50 percent and residential transactions decreasing 14 percent for the second quarter,” says Adam Beroza, vice president for sales and marketing with Cheri Woodard Realty in Sperryville. Then again, the agent points out that when gauging real estate transactions in a county the size of Rappahannock, only a few sales — or lack thereof — can greatly impact percentages. Specifically in Rappahannock, Beroza says 25 residential properties sold in the second quarter of 2018 compared to 29 residential properties in the same quarter of 2017. Year-to-date, transactions are down 14 percent, although that represents only seven sales. The majority of the decrease is in the $250,000 to $500,000 range, which is down 45 percent; the rest of the market segments showed

year over year growth. “It is worth noting that several properties over $1 million have sold this year, which brings the total transaction value for the county above last year even though transactions are down,” he says. There are currently 112 homes for sale in Rappahannock County which is about a 16-month supply based on the last five years sales. The average list price for all homes on the market is $748,918 and the average days on market is 257. Year to date, homes are selling 8.9 percent below list price. As for land sales in Rappahannock, five properties sold in the second quarter of 2018 as compared to 10 properties in the second quarter of 2017. Land sales were down 45 percent in the county. There are currently 62 lots on the market in Rappahannock, which is roughly a two-year supply. Residential transactions in Fauquier decreased by 10 percent, while land transactions were up 10 percent. In Madison County, both residential and land transactions were up 18 percent and 86 percent respectively (the 86 percent increase in land transactions was only six additional sales). Culpeper County saw a 4 percent decrease in residential sales and a 57 percent (8 transactions) increase in land sales.

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3RD THURSDAY • After two rain storms washed out the first scheduled concerts, 3rd Thursday kicks off with The Fantastic Shakers July 19.

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CULPEPER JULY

CHURCH GROUP • St.

Stephen’s Episcopal Church – Women’s Group The Order of Daughters of the King (DOK) is a spiritual sisterhood of women dedicated to a life of Prayer, Service and Evangelism, making a commitment to Jesus as our Savior, and following Him as Lord of their lives. Please contact us for more information. Address: 115 N. East St., Culpeper | Parking: 120 N. Commerce Street | 540-825-8786 | ssec@ststephensculpeper.net |www. ststephensculpeper.net.

The Fantastic Shakers play 3rd Thursday July 19.

REFORMATION LUTHERAN CHURCH • Reformation Lutheran Church, 601 Madison Rd., Culpeper, Tuesdays, 12:30 pm: Lunch & Learn, Senior Pot-Luck Luncheon and Bible Study Thursdays, 12:15 pm: Adult & Senior Pot-Luck Luncheon and Bible Study

more. Monday evening the 4-H/ FFA members will have their annual Livestock Sale. Culpeper Agricultural Enterprise, 10220 James Madison Hwy., Culpeper, Va. 22701.

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JULY 13

LIVE MUSIC • Enjoy dinner or a drink to Culpeper’s Kate Hohman at Grass Rootes, 195 E. Davis Street, 540-764-4229. No cover.

BINGO • VFW Post 2524 weekly

FARM SHOW • Annual Culpeper Madison Rappahannock Farm Show. 4-H livestock shows are Thursday through Sunday, lots of activities for the young and the young at heart are scheduled on Saturday and Sunday and much

bingo sessions on Friday nights. Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45 p.m. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot, regular games pay $100 if 90 or more players. Upstairs and downstairs seating, the entire facility is nonsmoking. Call 825-3424.

GIVE BACK DAY • Eat at Chili’s anytime and mention you are supporting the Humane Society of Culpeper and Chili’s will

donate 20% of your bill to the Humane Society.

FILM • “A Florida Enchantment” (Vitagraph, 1914) At a Florida seaside resort Miss Lillian Travers, a young bride-to-be (Edith Storey) swallows a magic African seed which allows her to change gender in every way except outward appearance, much to the dismay of her fiancé, who soon finds both himself and his future wife flirting with the same women! 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken.

FILM • “Lilo & Stitch” (Disney, 2002) Lilo, a lonely orphaned Hawaiian girl being raised by her older sister, adopts an odd-looking dog she names "Stitch" who turns out to be supersmart, super-strong and prone to induce pandemonium. It turns out that the “dog” is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive. Written and directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders (who also voices Stitch), this science fiction comedy-drama was Oscar nominated for Best Animated Feature film. 2:30 p.m. Rated PG, 85 min. 35mm archival print. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken. MEETING • Join the Culpeper

Persisters from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p m. Huddle: Canvasing training for November Elections. The event will be held in the community room of the Culpeper County Library. Join the Culpeper Persisters to learn and practice new skills or refine previously learned skills in preparation for canvassing for candidates Abigail Spanberger and Tim Kane this fall. Light refreshments will be provided. Please bring a book or books to donate to the Culpeper County Library.

AMISH CRAFTSMEN • Celebrate the ninth anniversary of the Ole Country Store with the Meet the Amish Craftsmen Event. Held at the Ole Country Store located at 18019 Country Store Drive, on Route 29 in Culpeper.


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What’s Happening WAGS AND TAGS • Help the

Humane Society of Culpeper (HSC) with the Wags and Tags Pet Adoption Day and Pet Food Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wade Schick’s Chrysler of Culpeper on Route 29. Multiple rescue groups and shelters will be on site with adoptable pets. The HSC will receive a donation for every vehicle sold. They are also accepting pet food for the food closet. Free hot dogs and chips will be provided.

LIVE MUSIC • Enjoy music

at the Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheatre at Verdun Adventure Bound with Southern Persuasion and The Elizabeth Lawrence Band from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available via Event Brite. Vendors Garnished Affair and Magnolia Vineyards will be present. For more information contact (540) 937-4920.

PET SHOW • Kids ages 5 to 12

are invited to enter their pets in the Fur, Feathers, & More Pet Show at the CMR Farm Show at 11 a.m. Reptiles and Amphibians are allowed, but no snakes will be permitted. Entry fee is $1, no fee for Cloverbuds (ages 5-8). For more information, rules, and registration, visit www.cmrfarmshow.com.

BREAKFAST • The Jeffersonton Community Center will hold its monthly all-you-can eat Country Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Jeffersonton Community Center, 5073 Jeffersonton Rd., Jeffersonton. Cost for the breakfast is $8 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and under 6 is free. Carry-out will be available! All proceeds go to maintaining the Community Center and community projects. All are welcome. For information, call 540937-9979. FILM • “Paris When it Sizzles”

(Paramount, 1964) William Holden plays Rick, a screenwriter more focused on drunken carousing than writing. When faced with a looming deadline, he hires Gaby (Audrey Hepburn) as his assistant and together they blur the lines between reality and fantasy as they imagine themselves as various characters from the script, ultimately falling in love. Noel Coward appears in a small role with cameo appearances by Marlene Dietrich, Tony Curtis and Hepburn’s then-husband Mel Ferrer. Directed by Richard Quine, this romantic comedy was not well received by critics when

released but over the years has earned a reputation as a guilty pleasure for those who enjoy in-joke movie spoofs and an absurdist storyline played out against the glorious backdrop of the City of Light. 110 min. 35mm archival print. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken.

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CHURCH • St. Stephen’s

Episcopal Church - Join us in Worship. We offer three Holy Communion Services each week: Sunday at 8 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Childcare from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Wednesday Centering Prayer at 11 a.m. followed by Healing and Holy Communion at 12 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Address: 115 N. East St., Culpeper | Parking: 120 N. Commerce Street | 540-825-8786 | www.ststephensculpeper.net |ststephensculpeper.net.

BINGO • Mid-Day Lions Sunday Night Bingo. Help support local groups with a fun night of games. Held at Pepper’s Grill located at 791 Madison Road in Culpeper (by Best Western). Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Three progressives each night, $1,000 jackpot.

CHURCH • Mountain View

Community Church’s Sermon Topic for Sunday, July 15: "GOD: The Intimate Shepherd " Worship Service Times: 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m. Live Stream available at 10:00 AM via our website www.mountainviewcc. net. Children’s programs available for birth - 5th grade. We are located at 16088 Rogers Road, behind Brusters Icecream. Small groups also meet throughout the week. 540-727-0297.

JULY 16 TODDLER STORYTIME

• 10:30 a.m. at the Culpeper County Library. This is a fun and engaging “lapsit” program designed to help children develop the early literacy skills they need to be ready to learn to read when they enter Kindergarten. Stories, songs, puppets, and finger plays make this a fun time for all. No registration necessary.

PAJAMA STORYTIME •

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. This is a fun and engaging program designed to help children develop the early literacy skills they need to be ready to learn to read when they enter Kindergarten. No registration required!

HEALTH • Join Wellspring Health Services to welcome Pediatrician Lisa Harnum with a free event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wellspring Walk In Clinic located at 15237 Creativity Drive. Dr. Harnum will be present to greet the community, and Star Wars characters from the Mandalorian Mercs and 501st Legion Star Wars costume clubs will be present to take pictures and meet children of all ages. Light refreshments provided. PRINCESS CAMP • Prophetic

Beauty’s Princess Camp will be help July 16-20 and July 30-August 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Girls will participate i storytime, pampering, games and dancing, while also learning life skills and character building. Costs are $185 for a week or $45 for a day. Register at https://form. jotform.com/propheticbeauty/camp

JULY 18 CHESS • Culpeper Chess Club meets each Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Culpeper County Library located at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. All ages and all skill levels welcome, even those who have never played. Come learn a new skill! For information contact Charity Karstetter at 540-727-0695 or culpeperchessclub@hotmail.com. THEATER • Ready, S.E.T.,

Go, summer evening theatrics starting June 26 and running for seven weeks. Those who participate for a full six-week program receive a T-Shirt. Presented by Theatrical Artists. Contact Theatrical Arts' Director Adriana at 540-445-0315 or email at theatricalartsc@gmail.com

JULY 19 LIVE MUSIC • Enjoy dinner or a drink to Culpeper’s Kate Hohman at Grass Rootes, 195 E. Davis Street, 540-764-4229. No cover.

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the second concert of the 3rd Thursday summer concert series with The Fantastic Shakers, also known as the “South’s finest show band.” With five lead vocalists and up to four horns, the Shakers can perform almost any style of music from Carolina Beach, uptempo dance and rock. Be certain to join us from 5 to 9 p.m., directly in front of Depot on Commerce Street in historic downtown Culpeper, for great music and an enjoyable evening for the entire family! Advance tickets are available for $5 per concert or a discount season ticket for all 4 concerts may be purchased for $15 (that’s one free concert). All are available up until the day before the event at the following locations: Pepperberries located at 102 East Davis Street, Museum of Culpeper History at 113 South Commerce Street, Randy’s Flowers by Endless Creations at 211 West Evans Street, and Oak View National Bank 450 James Madison Highway. General admission the day of the event is $7 at the gate for those 21 and over. Kids are free. For more information please contact Culpeper Renaissance at (540) 825-4416 or crievents@culpeperdowntown. com or visit us on the web at www. culpeperdowntown.com.

FILM • “Destry Rides Again” (Universal, 1939) Directed by George Marshall and starring James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich, "Destry Rides Again" is set in Bottleneck, a lawless town run by corrupt saloon owner, Kent (Brian Donlevy), who finds himself at odds with the new pacifist deputy sheriff, Tom Destry, Jr. (James Stewart). Inspired by Max Brand's novel of the same name, "Destry Rides Again" was Stewart's first Western. Laced with comedy and musical numbers, it helped revive the career of Marlene Dietrich who sings three Frank Loesser- Friedrich Hollaender numbers including the much-imitated “See What the Boys in the Back Room Will Have.” 95 min. 35mm archival print. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken. .


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FILM • “Nicholas and Alexandra” (Columbia, 1971) Set against the backdrop of the 1917 Russian Revolution, this epic drama tells the story of the controversial monarch Nicholas Romanov (Michael Jayston). Insensitive to the needs of his people, he is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his wife, Alexandra (Janet Suzman) and family. The story examines the private lives of the imperial couple and their daughters (including the much-talked-about Anastasia), the painful secret that bound them all to the mystical monk Rasputin (Tom Baker) and their ill-fated end. Also appearing in the film are Sir Laurence Olivier and Sir Michael Redgrave in his final screen performance. Produced by Sam Spiegel with directing credit going to Franklin J. Schaffner, “Nicholas and Alexandra” received mixed reviews from critics, but received six Oscar nominations including Best Picture, winning for Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design. Rated PG, 183 min. 35mm archival print. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken.

CHESS • Culpeper Chess Club meets each Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Culpeper County Library located at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. All ages and all skill levels welcome, even those who have never played. Come learn a new skill! For information contact Charity Karstetter at 540-727-0695 or culpeperchessclub@hotmail.com.

BINGO • VFW Post 2524 weekly

bingo sessions on Friday nights. Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45 p.m. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot, regular games pay $100 if 90 or more players. Upstairs and downstairs seating, the entire facility is nonsmoking. Call 825-3424.

JULY 21 FILM • “Oliver & Company” (Disney, 1988) In this Disney animated family feature inspired by the classic Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist,” Oliver is a homeless kitten who joins a gang of dogs to survive in the streets. Among other changes, the setting of the film was relocated from 19th century London to modern-day New York City, Fagin's gang is made up of dogs (one of which is Dodger), and Sykes is a loan shark. The voice actors include Joey Lawrence as Oliver, Billy Joel as Dodger and Dom DeLuise as Fagin, plus Cheech Marin, Bette Midler, Robert Loggia and Richard Mulligan. The soundtrack album, featuring

THEATER • Ready, S.E.T.,

The CMR Farm Show kicks off July 12.

performances by Joel and Midler along with Huey Lewis and Ruth Pointer, was Grammy nominated for Best Recording for Children. Rated G. 74 min. 35mm archival print. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken.

Service Times: 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m. Live Stream available at 10:00 AM via our website www.mountainviewcc. net. Children’s programs available for birth - 5th grade. We are located at 16088 Rogers Road, behind Brusters Icecream. Small groups also meet throughout the week. 540-727-0297.

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Episcopal Church - Join us in Worship. We offer three Holy Communion Services each week: Sunday at 8 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., Childcare from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Wednesday Centering Prayer at 11 a.m. followed by Healing and Holy Communion at 12 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Address: 115 N. East St., Culpeper | Parking: 120 N. Commerce Street | 540-825-8786 | www.ststephensculpeper.net |ststephensculpeper.net.

TODDLER STORYTIME

BINGO • Mid-Day Lions Sunday

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. This is a fun and engaging program designed to help children develop the early literacy skills they need to be ready to learn to read when they enter Kindergarten. No registration required!

CHURCH • St. Stephen’s

Night Bingo. Help support local groups with a fun night of games. Held at Pepper’s Grill located at 791 Madison Road in Culpeper (by Best Western). Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Three progressives each night, $1,000 jackpot.

CHURCH • Mountain View

Community Church’s Sermon Topic for Sunday, July 15: "GOD: The Intimate Shepherd " Worship

• 10:30 a.m. at the Culpeper County Library. This is a fun and engaging “lapsit” program designed to help children develop the early literacy skills they need to be ready to learn to read when they enter Kindergarten. Stories, songs, puppets, and finger plays make this a fun time for all. No registration necessary.

PAJAMA STORYTIME •

Go, summer evening theatrics starting June 26 and running for seven weeks. Those who participate for a full six-week program receive a T-Shirt. Presented by Theatrical Artists. Contact Theatrical Arts' Director Adriana at 540-445-0315 or email at theatricalartsc@gmail.com

JULY 26 FILM • Pre-Code Double Feature “Downstairs” (MGM, 1932) John Gilbert stars as an unscrupulous chauffer who, soon after getting hired by a Baron and his wife (Reginald Owen and Olga Baclanova), proceeds to exploit both the mistresses of the house upstairs and the servants downstairs. 77 min. 35mm archival print. 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken. “Secret Sinners” (Mayfair Pictures, 1933) Margie Dodd (Cecilia Parker) lands a spot in the chorus of a night club variety show her friends (Sue Carol and Nick Stuart) are in. Margie and her pals soon befriend Jeff Gilbert (Jack Mulhall), a friendly incognito millionaire who wants to mingle with the show folks. Gilbert helps Jimmy to get a music publishing business going but fails to mention to the besotted Margie that he’s still married – with a vengeful wife to boot. This back-stage drama features several entertaining and eccentric novelty acts along the way. 70 min. 35mm print produced by the Library of Congress Film Preservation lab in 2000. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken.


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What’s Happening EVENTS FOR CULPEPER, FAUQUIER, MADISON, ORANGE AND RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTIES

RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY JULY 10

ORANGE COUNTY JULY 15

129TH ANNUAL SESSION

• Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association invites you to the 129th Annual Session beginning with Youth Night. at 6 p.m., and continuing Wednesday through Friday mornings (July 11-13) 9:30 a.m. All activities held at the WBRBA Baptist Center, 15044 Ryland Chapel Rd., Rixeyville. This is a different timeframe for the sessions generally held in August. For more information, see waylandblueridge. org. Limited vendor spaces available for non-profit organizations and for-profit businesses. Contact Nan Butler Roberts for more information, 540-661-2013, or email nb_roberts@ msn.com. Lunch on sale for a nominal fee Wednesday through Friday. All sessions open to the public. Join us!

JULY 11-13 REVIVIAL • Macedonia Baptist

Church, Flint Hill, holds three evenings (July 11-13) of revival services at 7:30 p.m. The guest speakers are Reverend Henry Hall from First Springs Baptist Church, Warrenton, Thursday and Friday, Reverend Ronald Chunn, from First Baptist Church, Ohio. Homecoming on Sunday, July 15 with Reverend Dr. Donald E. Simpkins followed by lunch at noon, Reverend Dr. James T. Murphy, from Greater Little Zion Baptist Church, Fairfax, will hold the 3 p.m service. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 540-675-3284.

JULY 14 PARLIAMENTARY LAW CLASS FOR FIRE AND RESCUE VOLUNTEERS •

The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads is holding a Parliamentary Law Class at 8:30 a.m. at the Lifecare Medical Transport Headquarters, 1170 International Parkway, Fredericksburg. The class is free and was originally scheduled for the Flint

Butterfly counts are being held July 15 and 21. Hill Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department to host it, but there was a scheduling conflict.

BUTTERFLY COUNT • Join

Old Rag Master Naturalists at Waterpenny Farm, 53 Waterpenny Lane, Sperryville, for a fun, hands on experience learning about pollinators, native plants and counting butterflies from 10 a.m to 11:30 a.m. For kids 6 and over accompanied by parent or guardian. Free, wear long pants and closed toe shoes. To pre-register, email: butterflycount2018@gmail.com

RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY ARTISAN TRAIL • July is the

month for taking a real vacation from school or work! This Second Saturday on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail offers art classes and exhibitions, special wine tastings, dining experiences, live music and the weekly Village Market at The Inn at Little Washington! Come and take a Staycation at a fabulous B&B. https:// rappahannockcountyartisantrail.com/

JULY 15

BUTTERFLY IDENTIFICATION TRAINING

• Join Old Rag Master Naturalists at 1 p.m. at the Washington Volunteer Fire Hall, 10 Firehouse Lane, Washington, for Butterfly identification. Taught by Shenandoah National Park Ranger Mara Meisel. No prior experience necessary. Free and open

to the public. To pre-register, email: butterflycount2018@gmail.com.

JULY 21 BUTTERFLY COUNT •

Join the Old Rag Master Naturalists starting for the Annual NABA Butterfly Count at the Rappahannock Recreational Center (county park), Washington. Meet at the county park at 9 a.m. for sign-in and instructions. Carpool with count leaders to various locations within Rappahannock County to conduct butterfly census. Bring insect and sun protection, water, and binoculars if you have them. Wear sturdy footwear. Fee is $5. Young people from 8 to 17 years of age are welcomed but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The young person's fee is waived. Open to the public. To preregister, email: butterflycount2018@ gmail.com

CHURCH • Mount Pisgah

Baptist Church will be having a Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. All are welcome. The guest speaker is Pastor Gloria Allen of Fairfax, VA. Mount Pisgah is located at 217 Mt. Pisgah Church Drive in Tanners, VA. 540-672-9065

WALK • Working Woods Walk, 2-4 p.m. at James Madison's Montpelier in Orange County. Walk with the Virginia Master Naturalists, see what is growing in the meadow in the Demonstration Forest and contemplate our connections to Madison's era through our mutual dependence on this important natural resource. Learn about the ecological and economic contributions a well-managed forest provides to our society in terms of habitat, wildlife, and more. Investigate how active forest management constitutes stewardship of the woodlands, to renew and preserve them for future generations. $5/person; children under 6 years old are free. Meet at the Visitor Center, 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957. This program is a Virginia LEAF - Link to Education About Forests - program. For more information, see http:// www.montpelier.org/visit. In case of inclement weather, call (540)672-2728, ext. 141 or ext. 252.

MADISON COUNTY JULY 20

LITERACY • Join us July 20 from 3-8 p.m. at the new Revalation Winery on gorgeous Hebron Valley Road in Madison for the third in a series of third Friday events to benefit the Literacy Council of Madison County and its adult and family education services. A selection of wines will be available for tasting and sale (a non-alcoholic verjus spritzer will be also on sale). Catch the Chef food truck will be on site from 4-7, author Missy De Graff will be present to sell and sign copies of her books, and a surprise silent auction and raffle will be held as well. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the sunset. Revalation Winery: 2710 Hebron Valley Rd., Madison, VA, 22727; 540 407 1236; info@ revalationvineyard.com.


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Back in the Summer of 1975 This week I found myself giving multiple presentations on sharks to a highly energetic and enthusiastic group of my Marshall Conner “little friends” at Kid Central’s summer camp program. The presentations were a mix of personal interactions with sharks and my evolution of thought on these oftenmisunderstood creatures. I told them about the sharks I have encountered, caught and photographed over my lifetime, but the story that entertained them the most was my nostalgic recollection of a steamy summer when a Peter Benchley novel was adapted to film – and director Steven Spielberg incited fear at many a coastal town. It was the summer of 1975 I told the campers – this alone made them drop their mouths open in awe of my age. It’s the reaction that says you are getting old. One kid points out to me that I’m going bald. The story went something like this: I was into fishing, comic books, dinosaurs, backyard football and all things military 43 years ago. I had just watched the movie Jaws with my father, a Vietnam veteran and Army paratrooper. He was a city-boy as they like to say around here. He was a dad who liked to watch old movies, sketch, read and study history. The movie freaked him out about the ocean just like everyone else that summer. The ocean waves had a slight green hue and the water was a bit cool for June. The air was hot and North Carolina’s state bird, the mosquito, buzzed with a blood-thirsty glee in the shadows of a wooden walkway to my family’s vacation rental near Topsail Beach. Did you know mosquitos kill 725,000 people annually in the world? Sharks kill about 65 peryear. I was an 8-year-old playing in the surf. I loved the ocean – it was always one of my favorite places to be. I loved body-surfing and simply watching the waves break. I loved the ocean’s beauty and its cruel justice. After the film Jaws, the ocean felt a little bit

THE MARSHALL PLAN

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

God Bless America The July 4th celebration reminded me of my recent return flight from Dallas, Texas, and the missing fighter pilot. At the Dallas airport the loud speaker announced a memorial service in the chapel that all were invited to attend. No details given. First time I

less friendly. My parents noticed a variation in my usual pattern of bounding straight into the surf for a swim. Their ocean-loving son was swimming in a distinct pattern around three round ladies with rubber flowers dangling from their sun hats. The kid swam in a tightening circular pattern around the cackling trio. The ladies were largely unaware of the scrawny kid using their buoy-like presence as a decoy to trick a more sinister creature that surely lurked somewhere in the shadowy depths. As I emerged from my swim my parents asked me a question, a question that revealed a fear I had cleverly hidden. “Why were you swimming around those ladies Marshall?” asked my mom. I answered her with the best logic I could muster. “It was for safety mom. You see I was worried about sharks. Those ladies would surely catch a Great White’s attention more than a skinny kid, right? I thought any shark would eat them first

had ever heard such an announcement in an airport. Nice, I thought. Time passed, then passengers began gathering at the window. I joined in to view a military ceremony on the tarmac. Men in uniform, salutes, music, a folded flag, and then a white coffin being loaded onto our plane. After we boarded, we learned from the cockpit that we had the honor of carrying the

and give me a little time to escape,” I reasoned. The beach had very few swimmers that week. In fact, that whole summer people seemed a bit warier of the “Man in the Gray Suit,” as the surfers like to call sharks. The movie theaters, in contrast, were packed with people in the summer of 1975. Like millions of other kids, I had experienced Jaws on the big screen multiple times. My friends and I tallied how many times we saw it and we could recount every horrifying scene. It still holds up. The sinister tuba notes, Capt. Quint’s speech about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, poor Ben Gardner’s head bobbing out of a boat wreck and all the bloody morsels of dark humor within this magical ribbon of nightmarish dreams. It’s rather funny but I looked up to Quint in the aftermath of the film---I admired his salty swagger. He was a fisherman and World War II veteran like the men I looked up to as a kid. He wasn’t soft, scared or whiny. He even went out in a spiteful spray of claret as the shark chomped him in half. His only real fault dawned on me later as a fisherman. Capt. Quint was perhaps the worst charter captain ever. Let’s review the facts. He fished out of revenge. He destroyed his own radio. He ranted at his customers and made fun of Hooper’s “silly, soft, money-counting hands.” He let a customer drive his boat. He drank on the job. He burned up his own engine. The shark he’s trying to catch eats his boat piece-by-piece and he caps it all off by sliding down the shark’s gullet. His customer must then shoot an oxygen tank lodged in an angry shark’s snapping yap while Quint’s beloved boat Orca slips into a watery grave. Thankfully, the shark is blown to bits and Hooper and Chief Brody swim back home. We can assume no tips were required. The film in retrospect remains great, but it is also disservice to sharks and humans. Statistics show that there is a 1-11.5 million chance of a shark attack on those swimming in the ocean. These are also the odds of finding my old Jaws t-shirt or my 8-track copy of John William’s amazing soundtrack. Sharks are not monsters—they are predators perfectly suited for their environment like lawyers. Remember, don’t skinny dip after midnight and always get out of the water if you hear a tuba.

body of a World War II fighter pilot back to Washington, DC for burial in Arlington National Cemetery. He had been missing for 70 years. I, for one, was chocked up. When we landed in Washington, we all waited until a brief ceremony on the tarmac ended and a black van filled with military men followed the hearse to its official destination. One of my seat mates was a young

mother who worked for Homeland Security. We shared the honor we felt at being passengers on this special flight. God Bless America, the country who values the lives of her fighting men and never gives up on bringing them home. Even when it takes 70 years.. Sally Humphries Culpeper


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Roadmap for an Executor – Seven Steps The call comes late one evening, or early the next morn. Whether Katherine Charapich a client or an inquiry from a stranger seeking guidance, when I hear the question, “My loved one has passed, now what?” I so wish I could take away the pain – ease the grief. The interruption - there is nothing in life that prepares one for the passing of a family member or a friend. Not only is one grieving the loss of a loved one, often the same individual finds him or herself named as the Executor (or Executrix) in the decedent’s will. Out of respect for the decedent, the Executor will want to ensure that her intent for her estate is honored. The following is a roadmap for the Executor, outlining the possible steps to take if you have been named in a will as an Executor. Please keep in mind, that each will is different, and there may be variations to address or situations that arise that need specific legal advice from an estate planning attorney, an answer from the Commissioner of Accounts, or an opinion from the Circuit Court. The following instructions are applicable to the Commonwealth of Virginia (the Commonwealth) and are not comprehensive or case specific. Nor are they intended as legal advice. Step One: Qualification of Executor/Executrix When your loved one passes away and you have been named as Executor, you may choose to submit the will for probate and qualify as the Executor. Prior to submitting the will, you are encouraged to seek legal advice. In the event that the estate is insolvent, meaning the debts outweigh the assets, consulting with an estate planning attorney is critical. To probate an estate in the Commonwealth, you must submit the Last Will and Testament to the Circuit Court of the county in which the decedent resided at the time of death, and qualify as the Executor. The Clerk of the Circuit Court will want the following documentation prior to setting the time for the appointment: (1) Last Will and Testament, (2) Death Certificate, (3) Probate Information Form, (4) List of Heirs, and the (5) Probate Tax Return. Unless an asset falls within the definition of a Small Estate (valued under $50,000) and can be handled

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under a Small Estate Affidavit, it is necessary to probate an estate when the decedent has solely held assets; that is, assets which do not have a joint or co-owner with rights of survivorship, a beneficiary (on the security or account, not in the will) or a transfer on death designee. Assets include real property and personal property (both tangible and intangible). Step Two: Attending the Appointment for Qualification If the decedent died with a will, having provided the information required under Step One, in addition to providing the money for the bond or the bond with surety, bring the following with you to your appointment with the Clerk of the Circuit Court: (1) the original will and self-proving affidavit, (2) certified copy of the death certificate, (3) a Virginia resident who can qualify as the registered agent if the Executor resides outside of Virginia, (4) photo identification, and (5) cash or check to pay fees (for example, state and possibly local probate taxes). Step Three – Taking on the Role of Executor Control: Once you have received the Certificate of Qualification, it is your duty/authority to take control/ possession of the estate assets. Determine what real property and personal property is owned by the estate of the deceased. No Commingling of accounts: Obtain an EIN for the Estate. Establish a checking account in the name of the Estate of the deceased. Investment and Diversification: The Executor has the responsibility to invest and preserve the value of the principal funds of the estate. Be aware of the governing Code of Virginia requirements (§ 64.2-1501), as well as if the “prudent investor rule” (§ 64.2-781) has been waived within the will. Record Keeping: Keep precise and accurate record keeping of all assets and any and all distributions, as well as additional items the Commissioner of Accounts may require. Do not commingle any of the estate assets with your personal assets. Notice to Heirs: Within thirty days after your date of qualification, you are required to provide notice to all the heirs at law and all the beneficiaries under the will, using the form titled, “Notice Regarding Estate,” Form CC-1616. Within the same timeframe, you are required to submit the “Affidavit of Notice Regarding Estate.” This form is submitted to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Taxes: The Executor is charged with the responsibility of filing any income, inheritance, or estate

tax returns required by state or federal law. Tax questions should be addressed by a certified public accountant who has an understanding of final estate filings. Step Four – Inventory Within four months after your date of qualification you must submit the completed “Inventory for Decedent’s Estate” form (Form CC-1670) to the Commissioner of Accounts (§ 64.2-508 of the Code of Virginia). The assets reported on the Inventory are those assets that comprise the estate of the decedent and their fair market or tax assessed value at the date of the decedent’s death. Step Five – First Accounting Within 16 months after the date of qualification you must submit the completed “Account for Decedent’s Estate” form (Form CC-1680) to the Commissioner of Accounts, showing the estate transactions for the initial twelve-month period. Annual Accountings are filed until the Estate is distributed. Step Six - Debts and Demands Hearing In the event that the Executor does not have a comprehensive understanding of the decedent’s financial encumbrances, it is good practice to submit a request for a Debts and Demands Hearing to the Commissioner of Accounts. Step Seven – Show Cause Against Distribution and Order for Distribution File a motion with the Circuit Court for a Show Cause Against Distribution Hearing, allowing legatees or distributees a forum for contesting the distribution of the Estate. The anticipated Order of Distribution that follows such Hearing, is the blessing from the Court to proceed with said distribution. Such Order affords the Executor a protection against demands of creditors and all other persons as stated in § 64.2-556 of the Code of Virginia. Seeking advice from legal counsel, a certified public accountant, and a financial advisor regarding estate administration prior to taking any action should reduce the fear or trepidation regarding the probate process. As stated earlier, the above steps are not case specific. Though each estate matter is unique, the Code of Virginia truly affords protections for both the intent of the decedent and the good faith efforts of the fiduciary. Katherine S. Charapich, Esq., operates the Estate Law Center, PLLC in downtown Culpeper. Call 540-8122046

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Culpeper resident witnesses Duvall make history ➤ The Plains resident and movie star becomes first American honored By Jeff Say Culpeper Times Staff Writer One of Culpeper’s premiere historians got to witness a special piece of Virginia history last month. Culpeper Times columnist Zann Nelson was a special guest as Scenic Virginia’s and the Thames Landscape Strategy (based in Richmond-upon-Thames, England) honored noted actor and conservationist Robert Duvall as the first U.S. recipient of The Richmonds Medal at a Gala Reception on May 22 in the Rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol. On hand to present the Medal to Mr. Duvall was HRH Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester, who serves as patron of the Thames Landscape Strategy. “It was a treat,” Nelson said, who went as a guest of former Di-

rector of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources Kathleen Kilpatrick and was on hand to witness a fellow preservationist receive the historic award. “I’ve worked with the Duvalls in the past,” Nelson said, referencing Robert and his wife Luciana’s work to help relocate the Walmart in Locust Grove away from the Wilderness Battlefield. So it only made sense for Kilpatrick to invite her as Robert Duvall became the first American to receive the award for his conservation work. “It was wonderful to share this important milestone and historic evening with Zann, who is always great, good fun,” Kilpatrick said. “She is a terrific friend, a fine scholar and writer, a great advocate, and someone who has been at the heart of a lot of good work around Virginia and beyond. We were delighted that she could join us.” Duvall was honored for his many years of preserving Virginia’s history, most notably in three specific efforts: Stopping Disney America from building near the

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HRH Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester congratulates Robert Duvall as the first U.S. recipient of The Richmonds Medal. Manassas National Battlefield in the 1990s, his work in stopping the Piedmont Transmission Line in 2007 and the efforts in 2008 to prevent Walmart from building on the eastern edge of the Wilderness Battlefield. “Ours was an easy decision in that Robert Duvall has done both,”

Scenic Virginia Executive Director Leighton Powell said. “He and his wife, Luciana, are consummate conservationists, and they show with their words and deeds how much they care for the land. In each case, Mr. Duvall’s participation brought national attention, ➤ See Duvall, Page 23


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➤ VeloConcepts, from Page 22 garnering additional support from across the county and ultimately resulting in victory. In the case of Walmart, the corporation not only agreed to find a new location; it also deeded the original site to the Commonwealth.” The award was created by Lord Alan Watson of Richmond-upon-Thames in England, to strengthen the ties between Scenic Virginia and the Thames Landscape Strategy, two like-minded organizations based in Richmonds on either side of the Atlantic that are dedicated to preservation of the scenic environment. The Richmonds Medal international award recognizes excellence in scenic preservation. Luciana Duvall said that she and her husband love the beauty of Virginia and recognize the importance of preserving it for future generations. “The beauty of a place like this is important, so you have to save it to share with others,” she said. Residents of The Plains, they own a farmhouse that dates back to 1743 that was a safe house in the Civil War. That history and the history that surges through Virginia resonates with the Duvalls. “Virginia is just a very special place,” Luciana said. “It’s very im-

portant to use to support and preserve this beautiful land.” She said the award was a “pleasant surprise” and very thrilling for their family. Kilpatrick said their passion for preserving history is evident when they speak about their efforts. “The connection and commitment are manifest in their own acts of stewardship, in their support of many organizations, and in the powerful testimony they share with others in behalf of the causes of conservation and preservation,” she said. That passion is what led the Duke of Gloucester to bestow the award on Duvall. “HRH eloquently summarized our relationship in a letter that he presented to Scenic Virginia President Lisa Dickinson Mountcastle during The Richmonds Medal ceremony, in which he noted: “Both Scenic Virginia and the Thames Landscape Strategy are quite extraordinary in very many ways; they share real popular appeal and an imaginative sense of what it is about scenic Landscapes that fire people's' imagination. We should rejoice in having such enthusiastic and committed partnerships to guide the process of change along two such special stretches of river,” Powell said.

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HISTORY The Discovery Bug ZANN’S PLACE Zann Nelson

The guides at Jamestown would be still be telling us that the original fort lies beneath the James River. A dozen or so years ago a portion of the original fort was discovered lying beneath the statue of Captain John Smith. Incredible findings have been revealed and history is literally being rewritten. I placed my quest for discovery on a dark shelf in the pantry on the back porch and pursued more important aspects of life: making a living, raising children and managing a household. But every now and then I would pull that quest for discovery off the shelf and attempt to infect my children. My son Nathan was not yet steady on his feet when I took him on his first house hunt. His older sister, Jessica, already had the affliction and helped me strap her brother into a backpack. It was the first of many adventures the three of us would share. Metal detecting is another love. The truth is, I am not very good at that either, but it is wonderful fun. The children

I once dreamed of being an archaeologist. This was long before the tales of Indiana Jones; nonetheless I pictured myself discovering lost cities, ancient ruins and secret treasures buried within dense jungles or beneath

shifting sands. My brief foray as a volunteer on a local dig convinced me that this line of work required far more patience than I was willing to commit. The idea of spending weeks, months, sometimes years with a spoon scratching at a tiny square in hopes of finding a microscopic piece of charred dirt was beyond me. More power to those with the talents I do not possess. They have my complete admiration and gratitude. If it were not for the archaeologists, history, as we know it would not be, as we know it!

would put up with hours of digging nails, pop-tops and other miscellaneous scrap for the anticipation of something grand. We had our share of significant finds, but keep in mind that significance is relative. After hours of digging junk, finding an old iron trunk lock was a really big hit. For hours it would be a source of speculation; how old was it, who used it and what were they locking away? The quest would ultimately be returned to the shelf beside the accumulating boxes and bags of “artifacts.” We weren’t sure what many of the items were so we threw nothing away. Sometimes, we would get them out again in hopes of figuring out what we had found. And so it went. However, what once was a hobby became a mission. As the case with many discoveries, it isn’t that they were never known but that they have been misplaced or lost to history due to insufficient records. It may be more accurate to define what I do as rediscovery with the added elements of documentation and publication. Documentation will prevent future loss or misplacement, even if destroyed. Publication serves as another form of

recordation and has the added benefit of reaching those who may hold more information. They may be unaware that they possess missing pieces to a fascinating puzzle. Publication fosters vital communication. Before you can find the answers, you must first acknowledge the questions. Once a set of questions is established the investigator is hooked. Of the many types of addictions available to us these days, this one is a keeper. It is cheap, healthy, productive, and can be implemented by one or many. Recently my oldest granddaughter, Marley, experienced her first house hunting. We explored two houses, both believed to be more than 150 years old; before we were done, she was teaching her mother about recognizing chimney ghosts. Perhaps she will be the next great explorer. Until next week, be well. Zann Nelson is a researcher specializing in historical investigations, public speaker and award -winning freelance writer and columnist. She can be reached through the Culpeper Times, at M16439@aol.com or www.facebook.com/ZannsPlace.

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CMI schools mongers The back to school essay, “What you did this summer” was always a bear to tackle. To me, the hardest part was connecting summer events to a cohesive storyline while paring down the lesser (albeit exciting) things. That perennial writing assignment was mixed bag of excitement to tell a story while simultaneously being overwhelmed with how to tell it. Candidly, it’s kind of like now as I try to relay the three days of Cheesemonger Invitational, “CMI.” Conceivably, three days should be easy to surmise. Cheese. Lots and lots of cheese right? Seriously though, cheese is a way of life for all of the folks at CMI. The event is designed to share knowledge and elevate an understanding of cheese. From makers, affineurs to buyers to distributors to mongers - cheese, in so many facets, was the central to what united us. In interactive lectures and roundtable discussions with some of the world’s best in class operators it became abundantly clear that there’s an endless amount to learn. This may have been one of the few times that I have eagerly looked forward to days of classroom discussions and learnings. Neatest part was as we shared knowledge we realized our individual strengths. Then there was the CMI test itself. Described akin to sommelier test for cheese, the actual CMI contest was held on the third day. Written, aroma, practical and production tests faced each of the 45 CMI competitors. For me, it was a journey years in the making. A journey that shattered fears, eliminated biases and brought me close to a collection of friends that, heretofore I had not known. Longtime column readers may remember my 2015 CMI piece in which I was thinking about participating. If you are counting - that’s three years to gain the courage to try. Understand that locally the bar is set high. Sara Adduci of Feast in Charlottesville is a CMI winner. So to is former Flora (Charlottesville) owner Nadjeeb Chouaf. If they could, why not me I reasoned? Both of them

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Age: 25, Black/Male Hgt./Wgt.: 5-6/145 Hair/Eye: Black/Brown Last Known: 14193 Norman Rd., Culpeper, Va. Wanted For: Concealment, price alter merchandise less than $200 and shoplift after price/conceal - goods less than or equal to $200

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Age: 27, White/Male Hgt./Wgt.: 6-1/150 Hair/Eye: Brown/Brown Last Known: 804 Colonel Edmonds Ct., Warrenton, Va. Wanted For: Possession of controlled substances

June 27 Michael Wilson Arrington, 37, 9400 block Secca Drive, Fredericksburg, possession of controlled substance Martin Celedonio,48, 6300 Farm Ridge Drive, Midland, driving after illegally consuming alcohol Steven Lee Marcoux, 29, 200 block Duet Road, Madison, bail/ peace release, failure to appear Jenifer Elaine Carr, 28, 200 block Duet Road, Madison, failure to appear June 28 Carita Leshay Quarles, 43, 18000 block Monitor Road, Culpeper, sentence to community based corrections, failure to appear

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June 29 Robert Lee Cottoms Jr., 67, 20000 block Ells Road, Lignum, felonious assault, aggravated malicious wounding, possess and transport of firearms by convicted felons June 30 Wanda Sue Jackson, 59, 1800 block Picadilly Circus, Culpeper, possession of marijuana Edward Adam Lewis, 30, Belle Ave., Culpeper, violate protective orders July 2 Paris Hampton White Jr., 23, 5800 block Riverbend Lane, Reva, assault and battery Daniel Lopez, 24, 700 block Gardner St., Culpeper, failure to appear Mary Sparrow, 18, 1100 block Lee St., Culpeper, possession of marijuana

Candace Faith Wines Age: 25, White/Female Hgt./Wgt.: 5-5/132 Hair/Eye: Blonde/Hazel Last Known: 320 Belleview Ave., Orange, Va. Wanted For: Possession of schedule I, II controlled substance

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Angeliqa Savanna Sanders, 20, 7000 block Greenwich Road, Nokesville, failure to appear Matthew Tyler Dodson, 28, 2000 block Ruth Road, Madison, manufacture, sale, possession controlled substance (two counts), use unsafe equipment June 29 Henry Gordon Curtis III, 40, 6000 block Twinbrook Lane, Rixeyville, possession of schedule I, II controlled substance (three counts), possession of schedule IV controlled substance Sandra Patricia Rodriguez, 40, 100 block Urton Lane, Louisville, possession of marijuana June 30 Mark Anthony Lee, 32, 20000 block Ruth Lane, Culpeper, driving with suspended or revoked license July 1 Monique Washington, 24, 12000 block Wilderness Park

Drive, Spotsylvania, petit larceny Raymond Rashad Hubbard, 36, 7000 block Oak Drive, Reva, eluding police - endanger persons or police car, no driver's license July 2 Melanie Dawn Hall, 30, 900 block Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, welfare fraud: larceny Paul Franklin Wiley, 75, 17000 block Lee Highway, Amissville, violate protective orders Jeffrey Douglas Corbin, 41, 7000 block Woodward Lane, Rixeyville, defeating drug and alcohol screening, probation violation on felony charge July 3 Billy Lloyd White, 46, 23000 block Germanna Highway, Lignum, sale/distribute marijuana, possession of controlled substances, giving false identity to law enforcement officer, driving with suspended or revoked license

Culpeper Town Police: June 29-July8 Following are the police reports from June 29-July 8. Reports are provided by the law enforcement agency listed and do not imply guilt, however are the charges placed by the police department.

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July 3 Heather, Leigh, Weaver, 28, 14000 block Fletcher Place, Culpeper, probation violation Hollis Gavin Dow, 20, 3400 Oak Park Road, Madison, breaking and entering with intent to commit felony

July 4 Michelle Scott, 33, 14000 block Norman Road, Culpeper, assault and battery - family member Damon Alan Smith, 35, 1200 block Constitution Highway, Orange, robbery Darrell Junior Duncan, 29, 100 block Tomlinson Ct., Orange, robbery Craig Lamont Meney, 30, 700 block Willis Lane, Culpeper, failure to appear July 5 Tina Marie McPeak, 27, 600 block Highview Ct., Culpeper, breaking and entering with intent to commit felony, petit larceny July 6 Alan Demont Hayes, 44, 700 block Belle Court 233 Culpeper, possession of controlled substances Travis Wayne Jenkins, 30, 3100 block Meander Run Road, Culpeper, obtaining money by false pretenses, forging and uttering Benedicto De Jesus RiveraAscencio, 43, 8600 block Devonshire Ct., Manassas, object sexual penetration Anna T McCary, 45, 1100 block Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, drunk in public, profane language Gary Russell Reynolds II, 38, 5200 Magnolia Place, Fredericksburg, abuse and neglect of children Tyler Mitchell Tait, 24, 9400 block James Madison Highway,

Warrenton, possess or distribute controlled paraphernalia, possession of controlled substances July 7 Kenny Dewayne George, 38, 22000 block Halls Road, Richardsville, revocation of suspended sentence and probation James Madison Mullins Jr., 63, 14000 block Lee Highway, Amissville, possession of marijuana James O’Neil Brown, 32, 600 block N East St., Culpeper, possession of controlled substances Heather Leigh Weaver, 28, 14000 block Fletcher Place, Culpeper, revocation of suspended sentence and probation Robert Nicholas Clarke, 18, 13000 block Dutch Drive, Culpeper, revocation of suspended sentence and probation Patricia Henline, 48, 1400 block W Pike St., Clarksburg, possession of marijuana July 8 Helen Marie Banks, 48, 100 block E Williams St., Culpeper, possession of controlled substances, prisoner - make, procure, possess unlawful chemical compound Kenneth Wayne Kirby, 59, 900 block N Main St., Culpeper, assault and battery - family member


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Culpeper man arrested with large supply of heroin A Culpeper man faces drug charges following an incident Monday. On July 9, 2018 at approximately 4:06 pm, the Culpeper Police Department responded to a trespassing complaint at Belle Court Apartments. Upon arrival, units began investigating the complaint and located a subject who had previously been barred from the property at Belle Court Apartments. As a result of this investigation, Richard Lawrence Cannon, 35, Culpeper was taken into custody for trespassing. Officers then furthered their investiCannon gation while on scene and subsequently seized a large quantity of narcotics from Cannon. Officers seized over 20 individual bags of suspected heroin, a large quantity of cocaine, and marijuana. Officers continued to follow up on this investigation, which led them to a local hotel where Cannon was staying. Additional narcotics and a large amount of U.S. currency were located during a search of the hotel room.

As a result of this drug investigation, the Culpeper Police Department placed the following charges against Cannon: misdemeanor trespassing, felony distribution of controlled substance (2 counts), and misdemeanor distribution of marijuana. Cannon is being held without bond at the Culpeper County Jail.

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