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Baughan keeps busy as First Sergeant “I’m quite competitive—I hate to lose,” First Sergeant Ashleigh Baughan said. There is a glint in her eye when she says it. At 16 she trained as an EMT for the Goldvein Fire Department. One of her first calls was a fatality at the Sumerduck Dragway. A race car had rocketed off the track and struck a patron watching in the grandstands. The Sumerduck native took it in stride. In addition to running calls with the fire department Baughan ran track and cross country for Liberty High School, scored well enough to be an Honor Roll Student and worked part time after school. “I kept busy,” she said. But it was always law enforcement and public service that captured her imagination. “As a kid I looked forward to watching ‘Cops’ and ‘America’s Most Wanted on Saturday nights’” she said. It was inevitable. In 2003, at age 22, she attended the Police Acad-

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First Sergeant Day Shift Patrol Married Hobbies: Shabby chic antiquing/ decorating, running, playing corn hole, drawing and concerts emy and went to work as a road officer for Prince William County Police Department. Baughan was selected as Officer of the Month in 2005 for her efforts in assisting her fellow officers to solve a robbery. In 2006 Baughan took a sabbatical from law enforcement to work in the civilian world, but by 2013 she was ready to come back to the uniform—for the Culpeper Sheriff’s Office. This time at the academy her fellow cadets, faculty and outside agency instructors unanimously selected her for the Ricky Timbrook Award. The award recognizes one recruit in the class for the high standards, performance, attitude and overall effort the recruit personifies.

“It was the first time the vote for the award was unanimous, I was only one person who voted for someone else” she said – but not without a measure of self-conscious modesty. Baughan is not all work. She loves spending time with friends and family, especially weekends at the river house. She admits one of her “guilty pleasures” is to watch a “Housewives” episode—or two. Then there is her eight-monthold Black Lab, Elsie, who even rides with Baughan on the officer’s paddle board. Baughan says she loves her job. She enjoys helping people and making a difference. But most of all, what she likes is the family atmosphere one finds in law enforcement. “We know we have each other’s backs” she said. “She is a professional in every sense of the word,” Sheriff Scott Jenkins said. “Culpeper County is fortunate to have someone of her caliber working to keep the citizens safe.”

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runs multiple activities within the school, and is a positive role model for all students and staff. He is an outstanding teacher who goes out of his way for all students, arriving early and leaving late to provide needed support/ assistance,” said Ms. Gatewood.

The School Board of Culpeper County via the Office of the Division Superintendent announced that as a result of their regularly scheduled meeting on May 9, 2016, action was taken on several administrative personnel recommendations which will become effective July 1, 2016. These personnel changes will not increase the number of administrative/management positions for Culpeper County Public Schools for FY17: The appointment/transfer of Dr. Stacey Timmons from Executive Director of Human Resources to Executive Director of Operations; the appointment/transfer of Mr. Doug Robson from Assistant Director of Maintenance to Interim Director of Maintenance; the appointment/transfer of Mrs. Karie Lane from Curriculum Specialist (Federal Programs, Title I, Title III, and ESL Coordinator) to Director of Elementary Instruction; and,the appointment/transfer of Mrs. Heather Atkinson from ESL Coach/Instructional Coordinator to Curriculum Specialist for ESL and ESL Professional Learning. As a result of these personnel actions, the school division is seeking qualified applicants for the following administrative position with an effective start date July 1, 2016: Director of Human Resources – Central Office.

Classified Employee of the Year Working for the Culpeper County School System for 11 years as a paraeducator, Christine Huntt from Emerald Hill Elementary School was named the Classified Employee of the Year. Prior to that, she served as a substitute teacher for CCPS. She gives her time to the Emerald Hill PTO. Her hobbies include sewing and entertaining. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Bill and their three grown children – Devin, Colin, and Keeley. “Mrs. Huntt tackles any task, no matter how large or insignificant, with enthusiasm and no reservations. Her ability to support Emerald Hill’s multitiered support system through her work with students and collaboration with staff, makes her an irreplaceable asset to Emerald Hill. Her work ethic is a credit to her dedication to supporting the mission of Emerald Hill to develop lifelong learners,” said Ms. Wooten.

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Monday morning and it was raining outside. Rain has been in the news for days as this May is setting unprecedented records for the amount we are getting. Scurrying through rain puddles and shaking off umbrellas, families and friends made their way into the Roscoe Ford building. Inside the atmosphere was festive and jovial, no dampened spirits were to be found. A celebratory mood prevailed as three young people were to be officially

welcomed as officers. As Major Chris Settle pointed out, the timing, while a wet beginning, couldn’t be more symbolic as it is National Police Week. “We remember the fallen who have risked their lives to protect us and to those who continue to serve, those who are celebrating Mother’s Day today because they had a work shift yesterday,” said Settle. Captain Chris Jenkins of the Culpeper Town Police Department smiled as he looked out at the crowd, “it’s like coming to a wedding, the meaning is so powerful.”

Jenkins chuckled remembering his own swearing in as a police officer decades earlier. “I was expecting something special and was handed a paper and told to find the mayor for him to sign it,” recalls Jenkins. For the past several years, Jenkins makes sure that new incoming officers and officers being promoted are paid special kudos for the career path that they have chosen. “You’re the main event, you’re the reason we’re

here,” continued Jenkins emphasizing to them the “new fraternity” that they are now a part of. For the past 18 weeks, Megan Jane Lombard, Curtis McCoy Pittman and Nolan Robert Overby have attended the police academy where work ethic and attitudes are learned regarding law enforcement. Their next 12 weeks will be challenging as they begin field training which includes use of force, defensive maneuvers and exposure to real life situations.

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Mayor Mike Olinger welcomed the new officers to a huge new family. “I salute the families,” he said. Here he reads the oath to new officer Curtis Pittman. ➤ Officers, from Page 4 ton Southern University. “I wanted to become a police officer because I want to help people and be involved in the community,” said Lombard who also played college softball. Faith and family anchor the life of 24-year-old Curtis McCoy Pittman who was born and raised in Surry, Virginia on his family’s farm. “I have an awesome mother and father as well as two younger siblings,” said Pittman, a recent graduate of Christopher Newport University where he studied Political Science, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. Staying fit is key to his lifestyle. “Baseball has always been a passion of mine since I was very young and I was blessed with the opportunity to continue my playing career on the varsity baseball team throughout my tenure at CNU. Since graduation, I have become engaged in the sport of CrossFit in hopes to compete on a national level and ultimately live the healthiest lifestyle possible,” said Pittman who chose a career in law enforcement because of the examples of family members who have served in both law enforcement and the military. “I want to live an honorable life, help as many people as possible, and serve the community as best as I can. I am truly excited to be in Culpeper because it reminds me of home and I am very eager to begin my law enforcement career in this wonderful town,” added Pittman. When it came time for the pinning, Nolan Overby’s father William did the honors from a wheelchair. Originally from Chesterfield County, Overby grew up in a small town called Matoaca. From there he went on to Shenandoah University where he double majored in Criminal Justice and Political Science while minoring in Business Administration. Baseball was his game.

“While at Shenandoah University I played baseball where we competed in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), we won two regular season ODAC titles and an ODAC tournament championship,” said Overby who likes Culpeper because it reminds him of home. “Small town relationships are like no other,” said Overby who is ready to be a part of Culpeper’s community. His reason for going into law enforcement is personal and poignant. “My dad was a police officer for the City of Colonial Heights. One night he was chasing a drunk driver in a pursuit on icy roads when his patrol car slid and crashed. As a result of the crash my dad was paralyzed from the lower back down. The doctors said he wouldn’t live 10 more years and that he would never have kids,” said Overby. That incident happened more than 30 years ago and two kids in between. Overby learned a lasting lesson from his father. “During his time of adversity he didn’t fold or give up and this is due to that “Never give up” mindset that was instilled into him as a police officer. I knew that I wanted to grow up and have the same values and mindset as him.” As the oaths were taken, papers signed and badges pinned, congratulations resounded and cameras clicked. “This is your day,” exclaimed Chief Jenkins. Many of Culpeper’s finest were in attendance, several coming even though they had a day off. “This community is very supportive of law enforcement,” smiled Jenkins. “It’s a caring place, a great place to live and work..I love being able to support our new officers.” Anita Sherman is the editor of the Culpeper Times. You may reach her at anita@ culpepertimes.com

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Herndon boys, the long time Orange business has built a strong return clientele by providing quality service and a variety of tires. The customer service is one area that the business prides themselves in. “You just have to be honest and courteous with them, treat every customer the same way,” Chris Herndon said. “Treat them the best way you can.” Lifelong residents of Orange, the Herndon brothers both graduated from Orange County High School and then completed four-year degrees at Virginia Tech. Returning home, they worked for a few years before the opportunity arose to purchase Orange Tire. They employ nine others and offer oil changes, alignments, tire changes, engine work, brake work, shocks and struts and seemingly everything in between. Like the name implies, tires are the big draw however. Passenger vehicle tires, truck tires, wheelbarrow tires, big agriculture tires, off-

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HOME & GARDEN How to prevent or resolve conflict with wildlife As human populations continue to rise and move into traditional wildlife habitat, human/wildlife contact is becoming more prevalent. This information provides general guidelines and techniques for Virginia property owners when wildlife becomes a problem. l If you are feeding wildlife, stop. This will cause them to lose their natural fear of humans. l Keep trash inside until the morning of trash pick-up or place trash in an animal proof container, such as a metal trashcan with latches on the lids. l Do not leave pet food outside; keep pet feeding areas clean. l Remove bird feeders when problem species, such as bears, have been seen around them. l Close up all openings under and into your buildings. Animals look for places to den and raise their young—don't give them that opportunity. l Clear overhanging tree limbs and branches which may be provid-

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PROPERTY TRANSFERS These property transfers for April 2016 were provided by the Culpeper County Assessor’s Office. Appreciation is extended to W. Jason Kilby and his staff. The printing of this list is made possible by ReMax Crossroads of Culpeper. Total: 91 Catalpa District 4/7: Secretary of the United States Department of Housing to Independence Realty LLC; .44 acres located at 14373 Gen Longstreet AVE, $102,000 4/11: Atkins Construction Group LLC to Naill, Robert E and Wife; 11.43 acres located at 3395 Bear Pond LN, $519,000 4/15: Wolfe, Lloyd and Wife to Harding, Justin T and Wife; 1.99 acres located at 13151 Longwood DR, $385,000 4/18: Crowder, Keith and Other to Briggs, Garrett and Other; multiple acreage located near Holly Springs RD, $373,500 4/18: Ellis, William C & Tina M to Meinholz, Lawrence J and Wife; 8.50 acres located at 13001 Country View LN, $495,000 4/19: Cline, Ronald A and Other to Iglesia Pentecostal Cristo Viene INC; 1.00 acre located at 14434 Rixeyville RD, $15,000 4/19: Springer, William F to Powers, Aaron W and Wife; 5.07 acres located at 14212 Dutch DR, $419,900 4/22: Trigon Homes LLC to Pullen, Ralph E; 12.12 acres located near Eggbornsville RD, $85,000 4/29: Hawkins, Curtis W and Wife to Coleman, Tracy L and Wife; 4.36 acres located at 12258 Lindann LN, $360,000 Catalpa Town District 4/28: Gredler, Peter S and Wife to Bowman, Carl D and Wife; .24 acres located at 1511 Queen ST, $182,000 Cedar Mountain District 4/4: NVR INC to Guzman, Christine L; .15 acres located at 18038 Lakeford DR, $246,795 4/4: NVR INC to Guerrero, Melquicedec and Others; .22 acres located at 11921 Field Stone BLVD, $284,030 4/5: Three Flags/Culpeper LLC to NVR INC; .13 acres located at 12005 Live Oak DR, $56,000 4/6: Bowman, Carl D and Wife to Dublin, David M and Wife; 1.43 acres located at 10344 White Shop RD, $238.000 4/8: Twoney, Christopher and Wife to Bergeron, Heather Nicole; 2.00 acres located at 10246 Shady Woods LN, $195,000 4/8: Morris David R and Wife to Beck, Brian J and Wife; 2.00 acres located at 9293 Kirtley TRL, $241,900 4/15: MacDonald, Borden L and Wife to Brotzman, Robert L; .14 acres located at 12211 Salt Cedar LN, $277,000 4/18: Independence Realty LLC to Rodriguez, Gabrielle Diana and Other; 1.57 acres located at 20182 Old Mill RD, $209,000 4/19: Three Flags/Culpeper LLC to NVR INC; multiple acreage located near Salt Cedar LN, $100,000 4/19: NVR INC to Sanez, Raymond and Other; .22 acres located at 11929 Field Stone BLVD, $309,465 4/20: NVR INC to Henderson, Erin and Other; .23 acres located at 18126 Scenic Creek LN, $264,990 4/21: Laurel Ridge Homes LLC to Tanner, Richard E; 4.20 acres located at 19069 S Merrimac RD, $360,000 4/28: Clark, Robert Edward SR and Wife to Yoder, Brenda P and Husband; 1.00 acre located at 10221 Shady Woods LN, $160,000 4/29: Updike, E Francis and Wife to Tharp, James D and Wife; 1.00 acre located at 19338 Lepore CT, $287,500 4/29: NVR INC to Anderson, Ashley; .21 acres located at 18130 Scenic Creek LN, $228,440 Cedar Mountain Town District 4/1: Huffman, Cheryl K to Stephens, Ashley N; .04 acres located at 712 Ripplebrook DR, $154,000 4/8: Hudson, Sophie to Hales, Kevin and Wife; .09 acres located at 449 Willow Lawn DR, $121,000 4/18: Zobel, Reid A and Other to Hansen, Robert G and Wife; multiple acreage located near Willow Lawn DR, $265,000 4/19: Hawkins, Kerry and Others to Reinhart, Trevor; .13 acres located at 137 King Edward CT, $280,000 4/26: Kidd, Jennifer Hamon to Sprouse, Judy A; multiple acreage located near Elizabeth ST, $184,900 4/29: Carswell, Patricia H to Quartarro, Amanda B and Other; .22 acres located at 420 Laurel ST, $175,100 East Fairfax District 4/4: NVR INC to Lausch, Matthew and Wife; .57 acres located at 15406 Old House CT, $375,713 4/6: Close Gary L and Wife to File, Valarie A and Husband; .73 acres located at 809 S East ST, $400,000 4/6: Flack, David to Ramirez, Wilfredo; .15 acres located at 636 Rocky Knoll Arch, $228,400 4/6: Estates at Mountain Brook LC to NVR INC; multiple acreage located near Kingsbrook RD and Carriage CT, $126,121.20 4/6: NVR INC to Hornaday, John W III and Other; .73 acres located at 15525 Hillview CT, $414,485 4/7: Lau, Kenneth E to Clark, Ian and Wife; .11 acres located at 605 N East ST, $132,200 4/7: Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust to Murphy USA Real Estate LKE #18 LP; .75 located near James Madison HWY, $442,490.32 4/12: Estates at Mountain Brook LC to NVR INC; .25 acres located near Carriage CT, $63,060.60 4/19: NVR INC to Sikora, George Matthew and Other; .14 acres located at 2025 Magnolia CIR, $303,205 4/20: NVR INC to Maurer, Joshua and Other; .13 acres located at 2040 Magnolia CIR, $303,525 4/26: Inskeep Holdings LC to Lesson Never Learned LLC; .04 acres located at 280 Lafayette DR, $115,000 4/27: NVR INC to Creel, Brenda Lee and Other; .23 acres located at 615 Kingsbrook RD, $360,002 4/29: Settle, Kyle Davis to Dwyer, Richard H; .25 acres located near Briscoe ST, $3,000 4/29: Tharp, James Darren and Wife to King, Joseph and Wife; .12 acres located at 1977 Peachtree CT, $233,000 4/29: Pillow, Brian W and Wife to Hivley, James; .08 acres located at 1851 Cranberry LN, $219,900

4/29: NVR INC to Natale, Nicholas N; .23 acres located at 602 Kingsbrook RD, $324,990 Jefferson District 4/4: Boyce-Garrison Properties LLC to Meadows, Denver R and Other; 3.01 acres located at 15295 Lee HWY, $427,000 4/5: Oderda, Giancarlo E and Other to Simpson, Rodney A and Wife; 10.00 acres located near Ryland Chapel RD, $135,000 4/5: Wood, Lois Woodward to Cambier, Jean-Luc and Wife; 2.08 acres located at 3229 Colvin RD, $325,000 4/8: Persinger, Curtis S and Wife to Berry, Joseph W and Wife; 1.00 acre located at 3290 Southampton DR, $369,000 4/12: AGS Investment Group LLC to Street, Holly; 1.97 acres located at 10309 Dutch Hollow RD, $175,000 4/19: Corradi, John M and Wife to Knecht, Bryan K and Wife; 17.70 acres located near Ryan Chapel RD, $191,000 4/19: Corradi, John M and Wife to Knecht, Bryan K and Wife; 11.42 acres located near Ryan Chapel RD, $174,000 4/28: Houk, Cynthia M and Other to Pirozzolo, Stephen M and Wife; 2.14 acres located at 2280 Burlington DR, $361,000 4/29: Suntrust Bank to Payne, Gary C and Wife; 1.33 acres located near Jamesons Mill RD, $17,500 Salem District 4/5: Rittenhouse, E Stanley to Carto, Waltraud E; 10 acres located at 7820 Hazeland RD, $152,000 4/5: Sonabank to MD Russell Construction INC; 2.39 acres located near Galveston DR, $68,000 4/6: Vasant Investment LLC to Sona INC; 2.86 acres located at 10228 Limestone AVE, $65,000 4/6: Sona INC to Wood, Jeffrey R and Wife; 2.86 acres located at 10228 Limestone AVE, $340,000 4/8: Sonabank to Settle Excavating & Construction INC; 2.44 acres located near Manchester DR, $74,400 4/15: Castro, Roque R and Wife to Howard-Smith, John A and Wife; 1.70 acres located at 8150 Tinsley PL, $429,000 4/18: Downey, William G to Downie, Ruth I; 3.65 acres located at 8094 James Monroe HWY, $170,000 4/19: Breeden, Jeffrey R to Cephas, Bobby V and Wife; 1.00 acres located at 18177 Sumter RD, $227,000 4/22: Smith, Sherri to Young, Wendy; 6.04 acres located at 5194 Hunters Grove LN, $270,000 4/26: Yeater, Michael C and Wife to Barrett, Shawn Patrick; 5.50 acres located at 10470 Sperryville Pike, $318,500 4/29: Taylor, Barbara C to Demaret, Richard B and Wife; 10.68 acres located at 7421 Troiano DR, $462,000 4/29: Heddings, Jerry W and Wife to Botens, Grady B and Wife; multiple acreage located in Culpeper and Madison Counties, $399,000 4/29: Farmer, Henry M Jr to Clegg, Charles M JR and Wife; 1.67 acres located at 16370 Norman RD, $310,000 Stevensburg District 4/1: Poulson, George E JR and Other to Bennett, Irvin N and Other; 1.44 acres located at 15380 Inlet RD, $189,000 4/1: Hundley, William G and Wife to Watkins, Jonathan and Wife; 5.66 acres located at 20442 White Rock DR, $315,000 4/6: Fieldstone Investors LLC to NVR INC; .97 acres located near North Ridge BLVD, $60,000 4/12: Fieldstone Investors LLC to NVR INC; .69 acres located near North Ridge BLVD, $60,000 4/14: Mulford, Gardiner Sisson to Truong, Guong; 4.85 acres located near Maddens Tavern RD, $12,000 4/15: NVR INC to Smith, Karshi and Other; .83 acres located at 12501 Sherwood Forest DR, $320,000 4/19: Mitchell, Page Borst to Civil War Preservation Trust; 10.49 acres located at 14063 Stuart LN, $430,000 4/21: Napier, Foster D and Wife to Cutsforth, Robert Henry; 5.00 acres located near River Mill RD, $55,000 4/21: Fieldstone Investors LLC to NVR INC; .80 acres located near North Ridge BLVD, $60,000 4/21: Myers, James H to Sigouin, Vivian Leigh; 3.74 acres located at 19563 Edwards Shop RD, $67,000 4/27: Hunnicutt, Craig M and Other to Smith, Edward W and Wife; 3.55 acres located at 17260 Triview AVE, $379,000 4/28: Loyd, Margaret G and Other to Switzer, Gary Eugene and Wife; multiple acreage located near Eleys Ford RD, $32,000 4/29: Cuccherini, Thomas to Swor, William J and Other; 5.17 acres located at 31022 Richards Ferry RD, $240,000 West Fairfax District 4/4: Galvin, James J and Wife to Stern, Nicole; .25 acres located at 230 Whitworth DR, $245,000 4/7: Clatterbuck, H David to Barrientos, Jose B and Wife; .04 acres located at 617 Fourth ST, $115,000 4/12: Bank of New York Mellon to Thorsen, John L; .20 acres located at 629 Fourth ST, $90,000 4/13: Eckstein, Jason M ET UX to Gaskins, Latania N; .29 acres located at 736 Holly Leaf RD, $275,000 4/15: Powers, Aaron W to Switzer, Johnny H and Wife; .16 acres located at 258 Whitworth DR, $279,900 4/19: Ford, Demetrio A and Wife to Sealock, Shirley; .16 acres located at 672 Holly Crest DR, $235,000 4/27: Leach, John F and Wife to Peterson, Barry J and Wife; .15 acres located at 993 Riverdale CIR, $284,900 4/28: Soo, Alex and Wife to Borrell, Michael W and Wife; .13 acres located at 984 Riverdale CIR, $279,025 4/28: Butterfield, Alan and Wife to Hayes, Elijah F and Wife; .23 acres located at 941 Riverdale CIR, $265,000


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HELP: Bring back the English pop invasion of the 60s at the State Theatre May 13.. • Details, Page 16

Manassas Ballet dances into town

CULPEPER MAY 12

FAITH • Are you wondering if there is just one God, the Creator of everything, who has been called by different names over the millennia? The Culpeper members of the Baha’i Faith invite you to learn about the newest chapter in the spiritual history of life on planet Earth at an informational meeting exploring these topics at 7 p.m. in the Culpeper County Library conference room. For more information, contact the McBrides at 540-812-2670 or jfmcbride@aol. com, or visit the Bahai.org website. OPEN MIC • The State Theatre hosts Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Featuring your host, Culpeper musician and songwriter, Teddy Deal! Admission will be PWYC (Pay What You Can!), minimum $5 at the door. Accepted Talent does not have to pay admission. Musicians interested in playing a song or two, please email events@culpepertheatre.org with the subject OPEN MIC. No bands. No karaoke. Family friendly performances.

MAY 13 CONCERT • Mitchell’s Presbyterian Church hosts Jesse Ratcliffe, music director and organist at St. James Episcopal Church in Warrenton. Promises to be a great evening of organ music featuring classical and

Market. From 7:30 a.m. to noon. End of Davis Street in the Depot District. Features 30 vendors for your fresh products. Support Buy Fresh, Buy Local. Sponsored by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. Phone 540-825-4416 or www. culpeperdowntown.com

CHARITY TEA • Annual Relay for Life Spring Tea at Mitchells Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. It's a time to come relax and enjoy an afternoon of finger foods, assorted sweets and tea. All donations go to The American Cancer Society. Contact Crystal Settle 540-825-4934. COURTESY PHOTO

The Manassas Ballet performs two showings of Cinderella at the State Theatre May 14-15.

sacred organ literature as well as some hymn singing. Starts at 7 p.m. Mitchell's is located on Rt. 652. Phone (540) 825-1079

CONCERT • The State Theatre of

Culpeper hosts Beatlemania Now, World’s Best Beatles Cover Band at 8 p.m. Recapture the excitement, the mood and the frantic intensity as Beatlemania Now performs live-onstage, against a backdrop of stunning images which evoke memories of some of the most turbulent decades of modern times – the 60s and 70s! The State Theatre is located at 305 S Main St, Culpeper, VA 22701, and its direct phone number is (540) 829-0292. Tickets are currently on sale at the box office and online at http://culpepertheatre.org/event/beatlemania-now. Ticket prices are $47 Front Orchestra seating; $42 Rear Orchestra seating; and $32

Balcony seating. The performance will take place in the State Theatre’s historic Halsey Auditorium.

FILM • Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Come On Down!: A TV Game Show Retrospective” (1950-1970). The password is “FUN” as the Packard Campus digs into the vaults and “comes on down” for this one-night retrospective of some of TV’s biggest game show moments. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-707-9994.

MAY 14 MARKET • Culpeper Farmers

BREAKFAST • The Jefferson Ruritan Club together with the Jeffersonton Community Center will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast from 8-11:00 a.m., (and every 2nd Sat.), at the Jeffersonton Community Center, 5073 Jeffersonton Rd., Jeffersonton (Rts. 802 & 621 off Rt. 229). Menu will include eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, fried apples, biscuits & gravy, pastries, orange juice & coffee. Cost for the breakfast is $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 6-12 and under 6 is free. Carry-out available. All are welcome. For info, call 937-5119 or go to www.jeffersonvaruritanclub.org.


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p.m. Auditorium. 16332 Cyclone Way. Phone (540) 825-0621.

FILM • Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Over the Hedge” (DreamWorks, 2006). The late Gary Shandling provided the voice of Verne the Turtle with Bruce Willis as the fearless raccoon RJ in this animated family-friendly comedy based on the characters from the United Media comic strip of the same name. Starts at 2 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-707-9994. BALLET • Manassas Ballet Theatre performs Cinderella at The State Theatre at 7:30 p.m. With its familiar storyline, lush costumes, and lavish scenery, this ballet has been an audience favorite since it debuted at the Bolshoi in 1945. The jubilant musical score composed by Sergei Prokofiev will be performed by the Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra. The State Theatre is located at 305 S Main St, Culpeper, VA 22701, and its direct phone number is (540) 829-0292. Tickets are currently on sale at the box office and online at http://culpepertheatre.org/event/manassasballets-cinderella. Ticket prices are $40 Front Orchestra seating; $30 Rear Orchestra seating; and $20 Balcony seating. DANCE • The Aging Together

Regional Senior Citizen Prom will be held from 2- 5 p.m. at the Culpeper Christian School located at 810 Old Rixeyville Rd Culpeper. This year’s theme is Mardi Gras in May. A king and queen will be crowned and you can look forward to a great afternoon filled with music, dancing, light refreshments and door prizes.The Prom is a FREE event for ages 50+. For more information call Dianna Banks at 540-829-6405 or email at Dbanks@ agingtogether.org

FUNDRAISER GALA •

Epiphany's Gala at Gatsby's from 5 p.m. to midnight. Fun and Fundraising. Your $65 ticket includes: Cocktail hour (beer and wine provided by Far Gohn Brewery and Gadino Cellars), dinner (catered by Foti's), music, dancing, gaming tables and live and silent auctions. Black tie/period attire optional. Located at Epiphany Catholic School, 1211 East Grandview Avenue,

CHESS • Culpeper Chess Club. Meetings are each Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Culpeper County Library. All ages and all skill levels welcome, even those who have never played. Come learn a new skill! For information about this and other programs, please feel free to call the Library at (540) 825-8691.

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Eh, what’s up doc? Library of Congress features Looney Tunes historian May 19-20. Culpeper, VA 22701. Call 825-9017 for more information and tickets.

STORYTIME • Free Puppet

Story Time at Lollipop Station. 179 E. Davis St. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. Phone: 540-812-2103. Website: www.lollipopstation.com

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CHURCH • Mountain View

Community Church's Sermon Topic: "Be Rich - Diversify.” Join us at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. Located at 16088 Rogers Road, behind Bruster's Ice Cream. Small groups also meet throughout the week. www.mountainviewcc.net 540-727-0297

BALLET • Manassas Ballet Theatre performs Cinderella at The State Theatre at 3 p.m. See May 14 entry for complete information.

MAY 16

CORPS • Second meeting of

Christian Organization of Retired Persons. Noon - 2 p.m. Reformation Lutheran Church located at 509

S. Main. Free, fun and informational. Lunch provided by Chick-Fil-A. Guest speaker Steve Hemler, author of “The Reality of God.” All over 50 welcome. RSVP to Al Aitken at al@iamcorps.org or (540) 729-7290536.

SUPPORT • Survivors for Life

Support Group. Support group for those that are affected by the unique grief associated with the loss of a loved one to suicide. Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at the Culpeper Library from 7-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Team Jordan and facilitated by Alan Rasmussen, Prevention Specialist for Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services. Contact Alan Rasmussen for further information at 434-825-8913 or by email at arasmussen@rrcsb.org.

MEETING • The Founding Fathers Republican Women (FFRW) will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Guest speaker is Craig Johnson host of “The Really, Real, Deal with Brother Craig, the Hatchet Man,” which promotes the message of conservatism and features the people and the things that make America great. Refreshments served. Contact ffrwinformation@gmail.com

MAY 18

CONVOCATION • Eastern

View High School Awards and Scholarships Convocation at 6:30

MEETING • The regular monthly meeting of the Culpeper County Human Services Board, Social Services Board and the Head Start Board will be held at 1 p.m. in the conference room of the Culpeper DSS at 1835 Industry Drive. Any person with questions on the accessibility should contact Doris Clatterbuck, Secretary to DSS Board, at (540) 727-0372 ext 360. The public is invited to attend.

MAY 19

STORYTIME • Itsy Bitsy Baby

Storytime (Ages birth-23 months) 1st and 3rd Thursdays 10:30 a.m. Bouncing, hugs and kisses, tickle time, lots of rhymes, and one book at this fun storytime. Followed by a half an hour play time with Infant to Toddler Connection. No registration necessary. Contact Laini Bostian at lbostian@cclva.org or 540-825-8691

CONVOCATION • Culpeper

County High School Awards and Scholarships at 6 p.m. Students should wear caps and gowns. Auditorium. 14270 Achievement Drive. Phone (540) 825-3677.

CONCERT • The Worx Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. The Depot - 109 S. Commerce St. 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. kicksoff its Summer Concert Series directly in front of the Depot. Grab your dancing shoes, a lawn chair, family and friends! Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. at 540-8254416. Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com Website: www. culpeperdowntown.com


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What’s Happening they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. Phone: 540-812-2103. Website: www.lollipopstation.com.

MAY 24

HEALTH • Caregiver Support

Group for caregivers of family/ friends adults will meet at the UVA Culpeper Hospital Board Room from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Discuss issues and possibly find solutions to problems also experienced by others. No registration required. If you have questions, contact Bonnie Vermillion at 547-4824 or email bonnired@comcast.net.

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CONCERT • CRI’s Third Thursday Summer Concert Series kicks off

with The Worx May 19 at The Depot.

FILM • Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “What’s Up Doc? - A close-up of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies, Part 1” (Warner Bros., 1932-1951) Special guest Rick Gehr, a cartoon historian, editor, and member of the Warner Bros. animation post-production crew for nearly 30 years, will be at the Packard Campus along with favorite toons. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-7079994.

MAY 20

FILM • Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “What’s Up Doc? - A close-up of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies, Part 2” (Warner Bros., 1939-1957). Cartoon historian Rick Gehr returns to present a second night of Warner Bros. animated shorts, this time examining the “History of the Cartoon Directors.” Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-707-9994.

MAY 21

MARKET • Culpeper Farmers Market. From 7:30 a.m. to noon.

MAY 25

CARNIVAL • The annual End of Davis Street in the Depot District. Features 30 vendors for your fresh products. Support Buy Fresh, Buy Local. Sponsored by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. Phone 540-825-4416 or www.culpeperdowntown.com.

FUNDRAISER • Hope for

Appalachia is hosting a pancake dinner at New Salem Baptist Church at 5:30 p.m. located at 8233 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA 22701. All proceeds will be donated to fund a van which will assist in the transportation over the mountains. If you would like to go with us next year (2017) or just make a donation to this mission, please call Pastor Mike Dodson at 540-718-9675 or the church at 540-825-6617.

YARD SALE • Vendor Spaces Available for Jefferson Ruritan Yard/Craft Sale. The Jefferson Ruritan Club will host its annual Yard / Craft Sale from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sat. at the Jeffersonton Community Center, 5073 Jeffersonton Rd., Jeffersonton. (Rts. 802 & 621 off Rt. 229). Indoor vendor spaces are $20 which includes a table. Outdoor spaces are $10 and do not include a table. For information, contact Jamie by email at quirkyruritan@ gmail.com or by phone at 540-5226740 or go towww.jeffersonvaruritanclub.org. STORYTIME • Free Puppet

Story Time at Lollipop Station. 179 E. Davis St. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes

Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department’s carnival will be held at the Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises on Rt. 29S May 25-28. Starts each night at 6 p.m. with Saturday matinee from 1-5 p.m. Contact Karen Perryman at 540-717-2304 or ccvfd06@gmail.com

MAY 26

PARADE • The annual Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department’s parade will start at 6:30 p.m. ART • ArtSpeak at The Loft. All

creative people or people that love the arts are invited to this art salon social gathering. Painters, photographers, potters, authors and musicians welcome. Share ideas. No obligations. No fees. Just inspiration. Located at 107B East Davis Street. www.culpeperloft.com.

MAY 28

MARKET • Culpeper Farmers Market. From 7:30 a.m. to noon. End of Davis Street in the Depot District. Features 30 vendors for your fresh products. Support Buy Fresh, Buy Local. Sponsored by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. Phone 540-825-4416 or www.culpeperdowntown.com. STORYTIME • Free Puppet

Story Time at Lollipop Station. 179 E. Davis St. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when

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FUNDRAISER • Cruisin For

Heroes will be hosting a family friendly monthly Cruise-In from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (and every 4th Sat. through Oct.) at Bruster’s located at 16170 Rogers Road to raise awareness and funds for the Fisher House Foundation. Fisher House provides a “home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at military and VA medical centers. There will be a DJ and a “Manager’s Choice Award” presented. Come out and support community and our military. Along with any donations (check donations are tax deductible) collected during the event, Bruster’s will be donating a portion of the event nights sales to Fisher House. For info, contact Lou Realmuto at cruiserlou@aol.com or go to www.cruisinforheroes.com.

JUNE 10

CULPEPERFEST • Culpeper

Chamber of Commerce Annual event will be held from 3-7p.m. at Eastern View High School. More than 100 exhibitors will be showcasing their goods and services, with many offering items for sale. Shawn’s Smokehouse BBQ, Buffalo Wild Wings, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, Cap’n Corbin’s, Domino’s Pizza of Culpeper, and Uncle Elder’s BBQ will have food for your purchase. Entertainment highlights include, I & L DJing and the Elizabeth Lawrence Band ­plus children’s activities and more. Admission is free to the public for those that register for pre-­ticketing at www. culpeperfest.com. Tickets may also be purchased for $5 at the door on the day of the event.


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

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PLAY • Fauquier Community

Theatre presents the musical Jane Eyre. Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte. Family friendly. Adults $18; seniors (60 and above) $16; students/children (3 and above) $16. May 7, 8, 13, 14, 15. Friday and Saturday shows at 8 p.m.; Sunday shows at 2 p.m. For more information go to fctstage.org or call 540-349-8760.

MAY 18

TRIVIA • Get your head in the game. Trivia Night in the taproom at Old Bust Head Brewing Company from 6-8 p.m. Every Wednesday. Located at 7134 Lineweaver Road, Warrenton, VA 20187. www.oldbusthead.com. (540) 347-4777. Email: pr@oldbusthead.com

MAY 19

ART • Live An Artful Life® Gallery in The Plains, VA will host well-known artist/author Tom Neel for a presentation on creativity. “The Creative Cycle” with Tom Neel will be held from 6:30 - 8:30. This session is part of the gallery’s The Artful You series and is meant to help those who feel it’s time to tap into their creative side, but are overwhelmed with how to proceed. Registration is open at LiveAnArtfulLife.com/events. Cost is $35.00 per participant. The gallery is located at 6474 Main Street in The Plains, VA. 540-253-9797 or www.LiveAnArtfulLife.com/events.

MAY 21

FESTIVAL • Warrenton Spring

Festival. Saturday, May 21 at 9 am, Main Street in Old Town Warrenton. A Southeast Tourism Top 20 Event! For more information call (540) 347-4414, or visit: www.fauquierchamber.org.

overseas. The Lake of the Woods Church is located at 1 Church Lane, Locust Grove, VA, 540-972-9060. Tell the guard at the gate that you are attending the concert at LOW Church.

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Tom Neel Talks Creativity at Live An Artful Life® Gallery in The Plains May 19.

NEW YORK • NARFE CHAPTER 1885 at Lake of the Woods is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City Dec.6-8, 2016. Join us to celebrate the holidays in New York City. Includes bus trip, lodging, meals, city tours and tour of 9/11 museum including the Freedom tower. Call (540) 972-4651 (Barbara Ehlen) for further information and costs. Deposit to hold reservation must be received by June 15.

certificates, summer camps; health and wellbeing services; artwork; canoe tips; jewelry; gift baskets and specialty gifts and much more. If you wish to donate to the school auction, please drop off items at the school, or call to arrange for pickup at 540-987-9212. All items donated are tax deductible.

MADISON COUNTY MAY 15 DISCUSSION • Madison County Historical Society features author Sue Eisenfeld who will discuss her book “Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal.” Starts at 2 p.m. in the County Office Auditorium. Contact (540) 948-4455.

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POLITICAL GOLF • Orange and Culpeper Republican Committees’ sponsored golf tournament and dinner at Meadows Farm Golf Course, 4300 Flat Run Rd, Locust Grove VA. 18 holes of golf plus a steak dinner for only $65. Range opens at 10 a.m., shotgun start at 11 a.m. Golf with cart, range balls, and more. Not a golfer? Come to the 4 p.m.wine social followed by 5 p.m. steak dinner for only $25 and meet special guests Congressman Dave Brat, Delegate Nick Freitas, and others. For registration or additional information please contact Josh Dotson at (540) 229-9467. Registration can be done at Meadows Farms Golf Course or send a check to Meadows Farms Golf Course at 4300 Flat Run Rd, Locust Grove VA 22508.

MAY 15

CONCERT • Free Concert at The Lake of the Woods Church at 7p.m. The internationally renowned Salvation Army Capitol Band will perform at the Lake of the Woods Church. In addition to supporting Salvation Army events in Virginia and the Washington Metropolitan area, the band has traveled extensively both in North America and

DISCUSSION • Second Friday

at the Library series. Molly Peterson and Forrest Pritchard will bring the 2016 season of Second Friday at the Library talks to a rousing finish at 8 p.m. Peterson is a Rappahannock farmer, a prizewinning photographer, and together with Forrest has produced a muchacclaimed new book. They will discuss Growing Tomorrow: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat. Come to the library and learn about sustainable farming, new recipes, and the inside story of life as a Rappahannock farmer. The talks are free, and all are welcome. For further information, call 301-246-0022.

MAY 14

AUCTION • Hearthstone

auction. Hearthstone School, 11576 Lee Hwy., Sperryville. Viewing and silent auction begin at 5 p.m. Live Auction and Karaoke begins at 6 p.m. The auction closes at 8 p.m. Appetizers, wine and cheese and pizza will be served. No cover charge. Baked goods from Hearthstone School parents, raffle, gift

OPEN HOUSE • Parent-Camper Open House at Camp Shenandoah Springs from 2-4 p.m. Community invited. Refreshments served. Camps start in June. Theme for 2016 is “Beholding our Lord’s Glory...Engaged with Him in Mission.” Located at 544 Stage Coach Lane in Madison. Phone (540) 923-4300 or www. shenandoahsprings.org

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY JUNE 11 CANOE TRIP • Civil War

Paddle explores the Rapidan River. Join Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) and National Park Service Supervisory Historian Greg Mertz for a daylong canoe trip, highlighting many of the Civil War sites along the Rapidan River. Meet at the Ely’s Ford boat ramp at 8 a.m., 4.5 miles north of Route 3 on Route 610. We will arrive back at Ely’s Ford at approximately 4 p.m., depending on water flow.


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Culpeper Times • May 12-18, 2016 IN BRIEF

Novant Health UVA Health System facilities change names Effective May 1, the Novant Health UVA Health System facilities officially changed names. The name change affects Novant Health Haymarket Medical Center, Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Novant Health Caton Merchant House, Novant Health Cancer Center and UVA Culpeper Hospital. The Novant Health UVA Health System facility names are now: Novant Health UVA Health System Cancer Center Novant Health UVA Health System Caton Merchant House Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center All Novant Health access points in

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Northern Virginia, including primary care, specialty care, express care and urgent care locations received new names. For example, Novant Health Bull Run Family Medicine is now Novant Health UVA Health System Bull Run Family Medicine. Melissa Robson serves as CEO for the regional Health System. Greg Napps remains as CEO of Culpeper Medical Center,. Expanded service and new technology In an effort to better meet the needs of the community, Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center is expanding services and introducing new technology. “We are pleased to offer the latest technology to our patients and be available for them when they need us,” said Greg Napps, CEO of Culpeper Medical Center. “Expanding our services and offering technologies like elastography and tomosynthesis is a way for us to improve the experiences our patients have within the walls of our hospital.”

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No rain, a rainbow and a good run for Saturday’s annual Wicked Bottom 5K By Marshall Conner TIMES CONTRIBUTOR

Sunshine finally broke through the clouds and a momentary rainbow appeared above the scenic Old House Vineyards and historic Lenn Park last Saturday. For a few precious hours the weather cleared as the 7th Annual Wicked Bottom 5K and Kids Fun Run took place to the delight of organizers and runners. Over 255 registered runners participated in the 5K increasingly known for its stunning views and eclectic additions to the normal cross-country format. There was a drone buzzing overhead, guitarists playing in the woods, wine tastings, massages and yoga to soothe runners following the run. Two first-time participants were the top overall finishers in the 5K, they also happen to be twin sisters so they’re used to arriving close together. The best-overall time (18:37) went to Stephanie Borland, 24, of Reston and the second best time (18:58) went to her sister Maria Borland. Third place (19:18) went to Grant Stewart, 16, of Spotsylvania--the top male finisher in the race. “It was a nice experience, the whole day was well-organized and fun,” said Borland after the race. “I enjoyed the trail section of the course and I’m happy with my run today. I’m a post-collegiate distance runner, I ran at Mount Saint Mary’s College.” Stewart, also a first-time runner praised the event over a cool cup of water. “I liked the course. It’s pretty challenging—it’s not too often that you have an incline at the end of the run. I liked the guitarist playing in the woods. It’s a very nice venue for the run,” said Stewart. “I’m happy with my finish.” His family also enjoyed the run earning two additional medals. His mother took home a second place finish for females in the 45-year-old category. His father just missed the cut-off with a fourth place finish. “I enjoyed the uphill finish, I liked the guitar playing, in fact I know the musician—so that was perfect,” said Christine Stewart, Grant’s mother. “We have a large group running here today—we have family and colleagues from Wilderness Chiropractic. This was our first time running this event so

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A rainbow beamed over Lenn Park Saturday heralding a break in the rain and a good run for several hundred who participated in the Wicked Bottom 5K and Kids Fun Run. we couldn’t be happier. I also liked concluding the day with yoga.” Before the 5K a ½ Mile Fun Run was organized for the younger crowd. Sixteen children ran the course led by a friendly teenage guide wearing rabbit ears. “Over the last few years I came in second, third and…first today,” said Max Clements, 9, of Culpeper, who was the first to cross the finish line. “My friend usually wins this but he’s not here today—so I used his technique. I sprint as fast as possible and that way I have a lead, then I just hold my lead. The volunteer guy with the rabbit ears helped keep me on pace.” By any measure this year’s Wicked Bottom 5K was a wicked good time. The name Wicked Bottom always evokes subtle notes of sin committed in a distant past, but this year’s run was all about goodnatured healthy fun amid the rows of grapevines. The race was organized by Culpeper Parks and Recreation to benefit the Culpeper Recreation Foundation, a non-profit fundraising committee that helps provide additional funding for Culpeper County’s parks. On the course runners follow a gravel road through the vineyard

grounds onto an intersection with Old Stevensburg Road before entering historic Lenn Park. Runners complete the run yards from the front porch of the historic 1890s farmhouse that inspired the vineyard’s name. Medals were awarded to the top three male/female finishers across various age groups. “All I can say is that our staff did a remarkable job adapting to the weather conditions and providing the community with a wonderful event,” said John Barrett, Director of Culpeper Parks and Recreation. “Of course, the net revenue will go to the Culpeper Recreation Foundation and eventually to the construction of a playground located at the Culpeper Sports Complex.” Organizers were elated with the level of community involvement, the break in weather and the many sponsors and volunteers mobilized for the event. “This year’s event went really well. It was our largest event to date and there were a lot of smiling faces at the end, so I always take that as a good sign. Best part – the rain held off until we were finished,” said Tabitha Riley, Programs and Facilities Supervisor for Culpeper Parks and Recreation. “A

big thank you goes to Battlefield Automotive Group of Culpeper for sponsoring the event, to Old House Vineyards for once again hosting, to all of the event supporters and friends of Wicked Bottom that donated financially, provided door prizes, or other in-kind services. Also, a huge thank you goes to all the volunteers – without them this event would not be possible.” Many first-time visitors ask why the land between Salubria and Stevensburg was once labeled wicked. In 1976, historian Mary Stevens Jones wrote, “Wicked Bottom is said to have received its name from the rowdy activities of the wagon passengers who often used the spring site as an overnight campsite.” Because of its numerous inns and taverns in the late 1800s and early 1900s Stevensburg gained a rather shadowy reputation among local residents. Among the notorious pastimes of the day were horse-racing, rooster-fighting and gambling, according to historical accounts. The Wicked Bottom 5K continues to be a family-friendly affair. Marshall Conner is a freelance contributor with the Culpeper Times. He may be reached at kelpiescot@gmail.


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VIEWS LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Support and sustain the State Theatre: Help us continue to make a difference! Dear Friends of the Arts, Thank you for making a difference to a difference-making non-profit organization that directly affects where you live, work, and play. I am proud to say that as we at the State Theatre work towards our mission of inclusion, accessibility and sustainability, we have made notable and tangible differences in our community. The State Theatre is not just a venue on Main Street, it is a community arts center, a home to performances and events that entertain, educate, and engage our community. Some of those differences include: l providing a monthly movie for area special needs students to practice social behavior and public life skills, l providing more than 4,000 area elementary school children opportunities to see live theatre and grow in empathy and perspective taking, l providing local talent opportunities to perform and nurture their talents, including James Tamelcoff who sold out his recent Johnny Cash tribute show,

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Hope for Appalachia needs more hands and hearts This past Easter season, I was blessed with the opportunity to go along with New Salem Baptist Church and spread some hope to many schools in the Appalachian region. A large portion of the population in particular areas of Kentucky are in major need. The parents are out of work and in very bad shape, reflected by their children’s lives. Many of them do not have the basic supplies that we take advantage of every day, so we packed up hundreds of what we call, Hope Boxes. These are small shoebox sized containers that we filled with things such as toothbrushes, clean socks, hair brushes, snacks, toys, a bible, and much more. It was absolutely heartbreaking to have a 6-year-old child look up at me with a toothbrush in his hand and ask, “What’s this for?”

l providing the Piedmont Players, a community theatre troupe for local community actors to showcase their talents, l partnering with UVA Culpeper Hospital and Pepperberries to provide Pamper Me Pink, a breast-cancer awareness event, l partnering with the Greater Piedmont Trauma Informed Community Network to provide a forum about community resiliency, l partnering with the Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association to provide the community productions about Alzheimer's Disease and Diabetes to raise awareness about how both conditions affect the community, l partnering with the Windmore Foundation for the Arts to present a production and community forum about bullying prevention, l partnering with Culpeper County Public Schools to provide two visual arts shows for area students in visual arts classes as well as the Miss Culpeper Pageant, l partnering with Culpeper County Parks and Recreation to provide a forum for PlayCulpeper as well as Performing and Visual Art Summer Camps to young people throughout the region, l partnering with the Arts and Culture Center in Culpeper to provide

Some of the kids were exhausted, never getting any sleep. Some were physically and verbally abused by their parents to the point that they no longer spoke to anyone. Many of them had lost loved ones from alcohol/ drug abuse, suicide, or simply from the struggle of getting healthcare for an injury or illness. The moment they entered the room you could tell that they weren’t as bubbly as normal kids are. They had no hope for a better life. That was the purpose of this mission, to bring that hope to them. We went to let them know that they are loved by God, but not only that, they are loved by us. We wanted to let them know that they are important and that they can reach their dreams no matter how discouraged they may be. The church has been involved in this mission for many years, but this year was my first time going. I remember hearing the stories about the trip from my father and other members of the church and it was heartwarming to hear, but actually going myself and experiencing the

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the Fresh Air Gallery in the State Theatre Lobby, l partnering with local faith-based organizations to provide FaithFest, a concert series for interfaith friendship and fellowship, l partnering with the Library of Congress and other film organizations to provide international film festivals and tourism revenues to the Town and County of Culpeper, l partnering with Aging Together to provide them a home for "5 over 50," a celebration of difference making individuals in the Piedmont, and many more... We hope individuals and the business community will continue to help us in making a difference by purchasing a membership or a commemorative brick, buying advertising in our monthly program, sponsoring an event or even just volunteering at the theatre. Talk with any member of our staff or visit our website to discover the ways and benefits of supporting the State Theatre today. We thank you in advance for your contribution as we continue our vision of making a difference through "Showcasing The Arts To Everyone." Steven Barker Executive Director State Theatre

mission hands on was incredibly more impactful. There is so much need in our own backyard here in America, and missions such as Hope for Appalachia are just as important as any other missions across seas. We are already preparing to return to Kentucky in 2017, and we would appreciate any donations that can be made to help us move forward in this mission. On May 21 at 5:30 p.m. we are hosting a Pancake Dinner at New Salem Baptist Church located at 8233 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA 22701. All proceeds will be donated to fund a van which will assist in the transportation over the mountains. If you would like to go with us next year or just make a donation to this mission, please call Pastor Mike Dodson at 540-718-9675 or the church at 540-8256617. More schools have asked for us to come so we need all the hands and hearts that God can provide.

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GOOD SCOUTS. Ed Dalrymple stood stock still as his wife, Cathy, tied the red scarf around his neck. “Not too tight,” Steve Nixon, master of ceremonies quipped. The two were recognized for their “tireless service” to Culpeper during the 17th Annual Good Scout Award breakfast ceremony May 11. The Daniel Technology Center’s main hall was packed with Culpeper dignitaries to honor the Dalrymples. Ed Dalrymple is the president of Cedar Mountain Stone Corporation in Mitchells. He also serves on several local and regional boards and committees – mainly dealing with transportation. He is co-chair of the Culpeper Air Fest Foundation and a member of the Germanna Community College Education Foundation fund. Cathy is a board member and fundraising chair for the annual Oyster Fest and a volunteer at the Free Clinic of Culpeper. She is also a board member and current chair of the Culpeper Wellness foundation.

SAYING FAREWELL. After serving 12 years with the County of Culpeper, Barry Atchison will retire on June 1. At last week’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Atchison was recognized for his work ethic and dedicated service to the county. Presented with a plaque listing his many contributions, Atchison will no doubt continue to be a familiar face in Culpeper.

NEW OFFICERS SWORN IN. Three new officers were sworn in Monday morning at the Culpeper Town Police Department. Finishing their time at the police academy, they will now face several months of fieldwork. Despite the rain outside, spirits were lively inside where family, friends and fellow policemen and women gathered to welcome and support them. Pictured (l-r) Captain Chris Jenkins, Officer Curtis McCoy Pittman, Captain Tim Chilton, Officer Megan Jane Lombard, Major Chris Settle, and Officer Nolan Robert Overby.


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PARKS & RECREATION WICKED BOTTOM CROSS COUNTY 5K AND ½ MILE FUN The sun broke through the rain clouds long enough for a great 5K! Thanks to everyone that came out – This was our largest event with 270 total registered participants. The Wicked Bottom is not possible without the support of the following, Thank you!

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Benefit golf tournament Golf tournament to benefit Eastern View High School football program. Held Friday, June 10, at The Country Club of Culpeper. Awards Banquet and lunch following the tournament. Cost: $90 per golfer or $320 per team (4 golfers). Make checks payable to ‘Eastern View High School’ Event Format: 18 Hole Scramble. 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. shotgun start. Mail or deliver your payment to: Ray Tricarico, 12065 Hidden Lks. Culpeper, Va. 22701, (540) 718-0288.

Be a Culpeper Local at CulpeperFest The Culpeper Chamber of Commerce announces CulpeperFest 2016 and its second year of partnering with Grand Champion sponsor, Culpeper County’s Department of Economic Development “Be a Culpeper Local” campaign. The Chamber’s annual event, CulpeperFest now in its 35th year, continues to be the organization’s premier event with an enduring mission to “Connect Business to Community.” The event will be held on Friday, June 10, from 3-7p.m. at Eastern View High School. More than 100 exhibitors will be showcasing their goods and services, with many offering items for sale. Shawn’s Smokehouse BBQ, Buffalo Wild Wings, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, Cap’n Corbin’s, Domino’s Pizza of Culpeper, and Uncle Elder’s BBQ will have food for your purchase. Entertainment highlights include, I & L DJing and the Elizabeth Lawrence Band ­plus children’s activities and more. Admission is free to the public for those that register for pre-­ticketing at www.culpeperfest.com. Tickets may also be purchased for

NEWS $5 at the door on the day of the event. The Culpeper Chamber of Commerce also wishes to thank the following Champion sponsors: Appleton Campbell, Culpeper Star Exponent, Culpeper Times, Germanna Community College, Kid Central, TE Connectivity, Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center and Partners 1st Federal Credit Union. For more information on CulpeperFest 2016 go to www. culpeperfest.com or follow the event at www.facebook.com/culpeperfest. This event is not sponsored by the Culpeper County Public Schools.

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Arts and Culture Center plans new show ➤ Deadline extended for ‘Once Upon A Time’ Exhibit The deadline to apply for “Once Upon a Time,” the next Arts & Culture Center in Culpeper and State Theatre exhibition, has been extended to May 20. “Once Upon a Time” is devoted to art inspired by or created to illus-

trate stories for children — folk stories, folk heroes, legends, fairy tales, tall tales, myths and fantasy. Artists working all media are invited to image the magical world of children’s literature — the classics or the artists’ own original stories of heroes or “happily ever after.” Weave an enchanted tale in the media of your choice: glass, ceramic, fibers, metals, plastics, wood, stone, acrylics, pastels, oils or photography. There is a $30 non-refundable ap-

plication fee for one to three works of art; all art in the exhibition must be for sale; artists will not be accessed any commission fee on these sales. The ACC will have Gallery Bin Sales again: artists participating in the exhibition may bring up to five additional pieces, unframed, to sell (30 percent commission for ACC). “Once Upon a Time” will be on view at the State Theatre’s Fresh AIR Gallery from May 31 through July 25. Art must be delivered to

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The Jurassic Grape: Carmenere’s comeback THE WINE NERD

Everyone loves a good comeback Jim Hollingshead story. Whether it’s Rocky Balboa facing off with Mr T. or Robin Hood winning back his lands and Maid Marian, there’s something about a hero reclaiming victory after defeat that tugs the heartstrings on an almost primal level. Now imagine the hero waiting more than a century for that victory, and you’ll start to imagine how high the stakes were for an old friend of mine named Carmenere. You’re probably familiar with Bordeaux. It’s the part of the globe that has been possibly the most influential on the whole history of wine. You may even know that there are only five grapes that red Bordeaux may be made with: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. What you probably don’t know is that there was originally a number six: Carmenere. The crucial part of any comeback story is the hero’s fall from grace. For hundreds of years, Carmenere had it all. It was born as a hybrid of Cabernet Franc and Gros Cabernet, a prince in the kingdom of Bordeaux. There it thrived, producing wines rich in dark fruit and spice. For much of history it dominated Bordeaux winemaking. But, like the arrogance of King Lear, it was difficult to work with. The cool, wet climate made it groan and grumble(and again with the Lear reference, I picture him ranting at the storm). Then, in true Shakespearean fashion, came the betrayal- Carmenere was destroyed at the hands of Phylloxera, an incredibly small insect that feasts on the roots of vines. During the 1860s, much of Europe was stripped bare of vines. After this decimation, Carmenere disappeared. In the frantic replanting throughout much of Europe, our hero

was simply too difficult to work with to inspire much attention. Bordeaux (and the rest of the world) became enamored with Carmenere’s bastard half-brother, Cabernet Sauvignon. Born of a dalliance between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, this new character slipped out of the shadows to steal the crown- and the rest is history. Cabernet has long been the most widely planted grape in the world, and Carmenere was forgotten. Then, in the 1990s, a dark horse got noticed in Chile. Some winegrowers noticed that their particular strain of Merlot was remarkably unusual, and began testing it. With the advent of Genetics, it was soon discovered to be the long-lost king in exile: Carmenere! It is believed to have been mislabelled as Merlot when shipped from France in the 1850s. Chile’s warm climate made it thrive as never before, and it has since become the National Grape and achieved international acclaim. This rebirth earned our hero a fantastic nickname: “The Jurassic Park Grape.” My favorite Chilean Carmeneres are smoky, with plenty of spice, leather, and blueberry/blackberry fruitiness. It’s also a good wine when you don’t want to break the bank- great ones will often sell in the teens and twenties. When eating out, I often look for a Carmenere to go with my steak, rather than dropping the cash on a big-name California Cab (it’s my jab at the half-brother who stole the throne). Big meats, especially smoked or grilled, dance beautifully with the wine. Carmenere has one of the most enthralling stories in the wine world. It means a great deal to me, as it taught me that great wine is more than a faceless liquid in a bottle, but rather an unending tale that stretches back throughout human civilization. Here we find the best kind of tragedy: a tale of redemption. This ‘King Lear’ crawled through devastating loss only to better himself and to claim a new, brighter kingdom. It was this story that first truly awakened my love of wine, and I

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Senior prom event celebrates eight years By Marshall Conner TIMES CONTRIBUTOR

Never doubt the rejuvenating power of a great time spent with friends. The magic of a good song can always provide a shot of youthful vigor on the dance floor no matter what your age. Let the youth be warned. Proms are no longer the exclusive domain of the young and limber, senior citizens can still burn up the dance floor with style, class and slightly fewer selfies. This year’s 8th Annual Senior Prom, sponsored by Aging Together will be held at Culpeper Christian School this Saturday from 2-5 p.m. The school is located at 810 Old Rixeyville Road in Culpeper. This year’s theme is “Mardi Gras in May.� A king and queen will be crowned and you can look forward to a great afternoon filled with music, dancing, light refreshments and door prizes. The prom is a free event for senior citizens ages 50 and better.

Each year the Senior Prom has grown in popularity among senior citizens in the five-county area. The dance is supported by families, individuals and businesses. The event is also a labor of love for the Culpeper Town Police and volunteers from all the area’s senior groups including those from neighboring Orange, Rappahannock, Madison and Fauquier Counties. Large groups of seniors from Culpeper Parks and Recreation’s Silver Club, Culpeper Senior Center, churches and assisted living residents attend this event. According to past attendees, one of the best things about earning an advanced age is the power of perspective and the wisdom to know a good time when it presents itself. Most attendees carpool to the event with friends and there will be many opportunities to meet people from other senior-oriented groups and clubs. The prom’s chief organizer and driving force is Dianna Banks, a Community Resource

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Event highlight is selection of senior prom king and queen. Last year’s honorees were Mildred White and Anthony Rosa. Specialist for Aging Together. “Can you believe this is Aging Together's 8th year to host the Senior Citizen Prom? I couldn't be more excited for this Saturday being able to celebrate and honor our seniors. With May being Older Americans month we are really looking forward to this event. My hope is that everyone enjoys themselves while taking a walk down memory lane and we have a great community turnout,� said Banks. “This year’s prom committee has set a new standard of dedication. I'm very proud to be working along-

side of them.� As in past years the event’s grand finale will be the selection of the prom king and queen. Last year’s king and queen-ship were bestowed upon Anthony Rosa and Mildred White. Give your date a call or go meet some new friends at this popular Culpeper event. For more information call Dianna Banks at 540-829-6405 or email at Dbanks@agingtogether.org Marshall Conner is a freelance contributor with the Culpeper Times.

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Culpeper Times • May 12-18, 2016

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Charlotte’s Web spins joy at State Theatre ➤ Mark your calendars: Four performances starting May 20 By Danica Low

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Radiant. Terrific. Humble. Some Pig. Everyone knows the story of Charlotte’s Web, either from the original E.B. White classic novel which was published in 1952, or the animated feature that aired in 1973 – or most recently, the awardwinning 2006 live-action film starring Dakota Fanning and Julia Roberts. Well, we have good news! The popular family feature has been adapted for a live-theatre performance, and you need not wait long for this musical adaptation, because it has come to Culpeper. Next weekend, between Friday evening, May 20th – Sunday afternoon, May 22nd, in four performances, Culpeper’s Piedmont Players Theatre Group will debut its rendition of the classic farm tale, Charlotte’s Web, at The State Theatre on the Halsey Auditorium stage. Director Steven Barker and Assistant Director Michelle Josephs auditioned and selected a cast of local men, women and children to portray the story’s characters, including Charlotte (spider), Fern (young heroine), Wilbur (pig), Homer Zuckerman (the Uncle who houses Wilbur in his barn) and the darling and humorous farm animals who push the story along towards one of friendship, loyalty, triumph and adventure. Kimberly Schrader, who plays Charlotte, the wise and ambivalent spider who befriends Wilbur and miraculously saves the day, is a second grade teacher at Pearl Sample Elementary School in Culpeper. “This role is a lot of fun to play, but most of all, it is such a darling story for all ages that tells the tale of undying friendship. We live in a county that is full of agriculture, farmland and animal loving people – it’s a perfect musical for our community,” says Schrader The cast has rehearsed nearly every weekday evening for three months. Together, they built and painted the sets from morning to

evening one Saturday in May. The scenes change between the Arables’ kitchen, the barnyard, and the county fair. The very talented Tina Freitas of Culpeper (who also plays Mrs. Arable, the mother of Fern and Avery) and the amazing Susie Clancy, also of Culpeper, stitched, sewed, painted and hand-crafted the elaborate and adorable costumes, puppets and props for the entire cast. Many in the cast, such as nineyear old Samantha Low, who plays Fern, have a captivating singing voice that will move you to emotion. “I have been in musical theatre for two years, and have dreamed of playing a role like Fern. She is passionate and a hero. And Charlotte’s Web is one of my favorite stories,” says Samantha who likes the way Charlotte and Wilbur’s friendship makes you believe that anything is possible. The Charlotte’s Web musical is adapted by Joseph Robinette, with music and lyrics by Charles Strouse. This is the Piedmont Players’ return to stage since a sell-out performance last December of “A Christmas Carol.” “Come out and support Culpeper and the Piedmont region’s newest community theatre! This is the Piedmont Players’ first musical. The cast has worked hard since rehearsals began in February, and I’m looking forward to seeing them share this moving story with the community,” says Executive Director Steven Barker who also directed December’s play. Tickets for Charlotte’s Web are $25/adult and $15/student. The box office at The State Theatre is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10-2 p.m. and two hours prior to each show. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.culpepertheatre.org/events.

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Piedmont Players present Charlotte’s Web State Theatre, Halsey Auditorium Friday, May 20, 7:30pm Saturday, May 21, 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $25/adults, $15/youth http://culpepertheatre.org/event/

PHOTO BY IAN CHINI

Wilbur the pig, played by Ryker Simpson (bottom left) and Templeton the rat, played by Everest Head, talk to Charlotte's baby spiders played by Sarah Schrader, Gina Wills, and Hayden Mabie.

PHOTO BY IAN CHINI

Fern, who is played by Samantha Low, offers words of encouragement to Wilbur, played by Ryker Simpson.

Charlotte's Web Synopsis

After her father spares the life of a piglet from slaughtering it as runt of the litter, a little girl named Fern Arable nurtures the piglet lovingly, naming him Wilbur. On greater maturity, Wilbur is sold to Fern’s uncle, Homer Zuckerman, in whose barnyard he is left yearning for companionship but is snubbed by other barn animals, until befriended by a barn spider named Charlotte, living on a web overlooking Wilbur’s enclosure. Upon Wilbur’s discovery that he is intended for slaughter, she promises to hatch a plan guaranteed to spare his life. Accordingly, she secretly weaves praise of him into her web, attracting publicity among Zuckerman’s neighbors who attribute the praise to divine intervention. As time passes, more inscriptions appear on Charlotte’s webs, increasing his renown. Therefore, Wilbur is entered in the county fair, accompanied by Charlotte and the rat Templeton, whom she employs in gathering inspiration for her messages. There, Charlotte spins an egg sac containing her unborn offspring, and Wilbur, despite winning no prizes, is later celebrated by the fair’s staff and visitors (thus made too prestigious alive to justify killing him). The tale of friendship concludes with Charlotte’s selfless act of love and loyalty continuing in her offspring choosing to stay with Wilbur in their mother’s memory.

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