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Banking has always played an important role in Culpeper's history. Pictured are the board of directors of the National Bank in the 1950s. Included are William Canon, Richard Jones, Otis Thornhill, John Yowell, Giles Miller, Dr. Granville Eastham, Wert Hurt and P.W. Fore. A look at Culpeper's past via photos from the Museum of Culpeper History's vault. The Museum has thousands of photos and we at the Culpeper Times are happy to share them with the community. Enjoy! Visit the museum on Facebook or at www.culpepermuseum.com

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The Culpeper Soccer Club netted a goal Tuesday evening with the approval of a conditional use permit to create a private recreation facility in an area zoned agricultural in the Stevensburg District. The area will be used to create additional soccer fields The request came from the owner of the property Stanley Hawkins. The property is located at the corner of Route 647 (Batna Rd) and Route 663 (Batna Rd) in the Stevensburg Magisterial District and contains 231.32 4 Acres. This case was considered by the County Planning Commission after proper advertising and a public hearing held in January. They gave it their blessing with a 9-0 vote and recommended the board Pressapprove was the developer of the them away! ecommend regularthatDr. with the following findings: 1. The use first tinted, soft ucoma, does which can not affect adversely the health or contact lens called Whether you need a routine eye Custom Eyes gh an eye pressure safety of persons residing or workingin 1980. He licensed in the second neighborhood of the proposed the technology to Bausch and exam, or are interested in special ma is the use. 2. The use is not detrimental to the Lomb and set up their facilities in contact lenses that can change of blindness in the public welfare or injurious to property nd while it cannot Rochester and Waterford, Ireland. your eye color like Acuvue Define or improvements in the neighborhood. company it is diagnosed 3. The use and is not inHis conflict with the was sold in 1986 to and Air Optix Colors, do not hesiRevlon which can be successfully purposes of the Comprehensive Plan ofis now owned by tative to contact us. We are your the County of Culpeper. local eye care professionals! Novartis. The Planning Commission did have one condition - that the recreational We can also tell you if you are Dr. Press and the Eye Care of W. Pressarea has been be limited to 23.5 acres. a candidate for, or if you want to Virginia team stay up to date on ater Culpeper and Representatives from the club the that latest advances in eye health learn more about LASIK surgery, communities expressed tofor the board additional fields are sorely needed the soccer and as vision care, ensuring our Cul- our Culpeper vision team is here w. He has practiced a year-round andreceive the most to help. Our one-on-one approach peper program patients decadesclub as operates an Opis trying to address the growing demand nsed byfor the state of progressive vision care and oppor- to optometry makes Dr. Press and more playing area. The fields would tice optometry, be used for Dr. practicetunities only and currently primarily available. What’s the Eye Care of Virginia team the new contact lenses, you ask? We providers of choice for the King und includes anat-hours in the evening frominMarch through May and again stry, and physiolonow from haveSeptember one day, multifocal con- George and Culpeper communito November. There are currently available for our dry- ties. Call us in Culpeper at (540) ualifying him to di- tact lenses two paved entrances to the area. Initially eyed patients. range ofthere eyewill health be no restroom facilities otherThese astigmatic 825-3937 and in King George at lenses are now available for you (540) 663-3937, or schedule an apng thethan diagnosis portable units. to use you choose. Just pointment online today! PHOTO BY RICH CROWLEY macular degeneraDesy Campbell, who liveswhenever in Stevensburg, and near thethem proposed wear for one day and throw and hypertension. fields is “all for kids” and was herself This is not your ordinary mail carrier. When I saw her walking at one time a soccer coach. She is serving from location fora 49 herone route she had bigyears! smile on her face and was literally concerned about traffic alongthe the Community on bouncing as she walked. You know I had to get her picture. secondary roads near the proposed This is Monique Carpenter and when I asked about the smile fields and doesn’t want to end up in she said, "I love my job and making people happy!" She said a ditch when riding her bike. She that customer service is her thing. She was an Air Force baby recommended to the board that “share and so grew up all over the world. Lucky for us she ended up in the road signs” be added to remind Flooring Specialists & More Culpeper. drivers of the speed limits and other bikers, runners and walkers who use ➤ Check out Rich’s blog at facesofculpeperva.blogspot.com and those roads. Faces of Culpeper on Facebook Like Campbell, Joe Houck is all for

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Town chooses new finance director/treasurer Howard Kartel has been selected as the new Finance Director/Town Treasurer. He started Monday, Feb. 6. He is a Certified Professional Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University and a MBA from Dowling College. Kartel has worked for the last 10 years as the Accounting Manager for the Prince William County Service Authority.

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Salute to our Veterans First veteran hired for Military Medics Program By Jessica Nolte

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe celebrated Monday the announcement of Virginia Military Medics and Corpsmen Program’s first hire, Jeffery Filler. The Virginia MMAC program is the first of its kind in the nation. The program employs veterans, giving them the opportunity to utilize their medical training acquired during active duty service. “This is important, this is the next step when we talk about what we need to do to make Virginia the most veteran friendly state in American,” McAuliffe said. This is not a partisan issue, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam said. The bill creating Virginia MMAC was introduced by Sen. George Barker, D-Alexandria, and passed unanimously in both the House and the Senate during the 2016 General

Assembly session. This is part of a larger effort to make Virginia a veteran- and military-friendly state. Northam cited previous efforts including the Virginia Values Veterans Program, which aims to train employers on how to recruit, hire and retain veterans. Virginia’s full-time veteran employment rate is 87.2 percent – the highest in the nation, state officials said. Virginia is also first in veteran labor growth rate, according to the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs and Bureau of Labor Statistics. “This is a new, innovative pathway, and this is just the beginning,” McAuliffe said. Chesapeake Regional Healthcare is the first health care system to hire a veteran through the program. “We understand the value vet-

erans bring to the healthcare field, and we’re very proud to be a part of that,” said Dr. Alton Stocks, former interim CEO of Chesapeake Regional Healthcare and a former U.S. Navy Medical Corps officer. Stocks said that when he heard about the program, he knew Chesapeake Regional Healthcare was the perfect place to launch it. The medical center’s staff is about 9 percent veterans, Stocks said. Filler’s chosen path will be in anesthesia. He will work as an anesthesia technician while earning his civilian certification. Filler served

in the United States Navy with distinction. He was honorably discharged in April 2016 just after the governor signed the bill. The governor said the program holds special importance to him. He is the father of a Marine and the son of a World War II veteran. Northam attended Virginia Military Institute and served eight years active-duty in the U.S. Army. The Culpeper Times has highlighted dozens of area veterans since starting the Salute to Veterans page. We thank Larry Alexander and Hans Heinz for their service.

The Culpeper Times will feature Salute to Our Veterans once a month. If you know of a particular veteran program or event that you’d like to see listed, let us know. We’re particularly keen on featuring four living veterans each time we feature this page. If you are a veteran or know of one, please send photo, name, branch of service, rank, years of service and highlights to Editor Anita Sherman at anita@culpepertimes.com.

FEATURED VETERANS Larry Ray Alexander Branch, rank: US Navy (ETR2) Electronic Technician (Radar) Petty Officer 2nd Class Years of service: 4 years (5 Jan 1956 – 24 Nov 1959) Peacetime service aboard the USS Harold J. Ellison “Happy Jack” DDG 564 Highlights/honors: Larry did have the opportunity to climb the mast with a 50# radar motor on his back during a storm in the north Atlantic, as the radar had gone out. That got him a drink of the Captain’s whiskey.

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Hans Reinhardt Heinz Branch, rank: USMC / Lt. Col. Years in service: 1960 – 1984 Highlights/honors: Special Duties : Rifle Company Commander, Purple Heart/Navy Achievement. Served in Vietnam and Dominican Republic.

The Culpeper Times in partnership with Culpeper Media Network is conducting a series of live interviews with area veterans. Videos will be submitted to the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. Visit www.culpepermedia.org to see interviews with Howard Mills (Navy), George Taylor (Army), Bill Chase (Army), Al Aitken (Marine Corps), Keith Price (Army) and Del. Nick Freitas (Army).

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1973 – The release of U.S. POWs begins in Hanoi as part of the Paris peace settlement. The return of U.S. POWs began when North Vietnam released 142 of 591 U.S. prisoners at Hanoi’s Gia Lam Airport. Part of what was called Operation Homecoming, the first 20 POWs arrived to a hero’s welcome at Travis Air Force Base in California on February 14. Operation Homecoming was completed on March 29, 1973, when the last of 591 U.S. prisoners were released and returned to the United States. EXIT Cornerstone Realty commends all of our Vietnam War Veterans for their service and courage at home and abroad. Your dedication and fortitude in this war deserves all of our respect and gratitude.

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Alexa Hinton, center, performs as Sherrie Christian in Culpeper County High School's production of "Rock of Ages." The musical will be presented Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

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Culpeper County High School’s production of “Rock of Ages” is looking to take the audience back to a “sexier time - the Reagan era.” Based on the the Broadway musical “Rock of Ages,” though much tamer suggests CCHS fine arts teacher Maxi Mitchell, the play documents the tumultuous relationship between aspiring rock star Drew Boley (Micah Leuterio) and recently arrived want-to-be actress Sherrie Christian (Alexa Hinton). Narrated by Lonnie Barnett (Chad McKnight), the musical originates in the iconic Bourbon Room in the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles and tells a torrid tale of 80s love, hair metal, dreams and more hair metal. Taking a medley of 80s classics from Poison, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more, the young cast admitted that some of the music was familiar but other songs weren’t as well known. “We were both born in 2000,” McKnight said with a sly smile. Being that they were just a twinkle in their parents’ eyes in the time frame the musical is produced, McKnight and Leuterio both relied on their directors for help. Choir director Doray Walker uses a not-so 80s method to help conduct the live band performing the hair-metal classics that pepper the musical - computers. Three laptops sit at the front of the stage, helping keep the cast on task and in tune. “It’s been pretty challenging,” Walker said. “We’ve worked really hard on the

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It’s time to go public: I have a new(ish) dog. I wrote a few years ago in this column about losing my beloved Belgian Tervuren shepherd dog, Mai Coh, to old age. After a couple of years, I decided it was time to get another dog — specifically, a Terv because the breed characteristics were such a good fit for my needs. I checked out some breeder options at the Terv specialty show that year but came away depressed after finding out about a growing list of health concerns. Some Terv owners and breeders I talked with at the show indicated, not surprisingly, that the issues stem from the low number of Tervs in the United States, and

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inbreeding resulting from this. The day I came back from the show, I started to look at other options, focusing on herding breeds. Serendipitously, I found the Rappahannock Animal Welfare League (RAWL) had just acquired Mollie, a three-year-old collie, or mostly collie (the jury’s still out). Readers of this column may already be familiar with Mollie’s nose, a photo of which appeared in a column I wrote on dogs’ acute sense of smell (Dec. 15, 2015). While obviously having herding genes, Mollie differed from Mai Coh in some important respects, and it took a while for both of us to bond and start becoming a pack of two. It didn’t help that, several months after adopting Mollie, I found out that she had a more checkered past than RAWL and I were aware of. She had come from a shelter in a neighboring ➤ See Mollie, Page 9

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HOME & GARDEN Had I made a serious mistake in taking her on? Whatever her past, I was determined that she would never be given up again — that we’d work out her issues together. The main one, as I found out not too long after I adopted her, was impulse control and her fixation on driving off perceived threats, especially predators, such as bears, foxes, but she also went after noisy lawnmowers and other loud machinery. I wasn’t worried about her taking on predators, which she’s shown she can handle, without physically engaging them. Instead, she intimidates them through loud, persistent barking, which not only annoys the wild animal but also we humans living on the property. In exposing her, on lead, to livestock, I found that she has no interest in them when they are not moving. Mollie is a great dog at heart. She loves people, especially kids, although she doesn’t have a great sense of her own size and strength, or

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old, she’s not quite so intense as when I adopted her. Off the property, she has become a good hiking companion, off lead or on, and comes when called, although I still am not totally sure of her reliability. While Mollie has mostly settled into a routine at home, her forays up the mountain to drive off predators are still not under control. I’m sure she could be so much better in general, and safer, with more training, so I’m trying some new training strategies for that. She has a lot of energy, power and athleticism that could be harnessed for activities that are more useful and fun for both of us than annoying wildlife. © 2017 Pam Owen Pam Owen is a writer, editor, photographer, and passionate nature conservationist living in Rappahannock County, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. You may reach her at nighthawkcomm@gmail.com

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RICHMOND – A bill allowing local governments to provide lifetime licenses for cats and dogs has been unanimously approved by the General Assembly. House Bill 1477, by Del. Robert Orrock, R-Caroline County, would add the lifetime licensing provision to existing state law on dog and cat licenses. The Senate approved the bill 40-0 on Tuesday, after a nearly identical version cleared the House of Delegates on a 98-0 vote on Jan. 30. The two chambers still must work out minor differences before the legislation can go to Gov. Terry McAuliffe to be signed into law. The lifetime license would be

valid if the animal’s owner resides in the locality and keeps up the animal’s rabies vaccinations. The bill also states that local ordinances can require an animal to have an identifying microchip. The bill would remove the minimum annual tax for a dog or cat, making it no more than $10 each year or a maximum tax of $50 for a lifetime license. In addition, if an animal’s tag is lost, destroyed or stolen, the legislation sets a $1 fee for getting a duplicate tag. To get another tag for the

animal, an owner must apply to the treasurer or agent who issued the original license and show the original license receipt. With an affidavit from the owner, the treasurer can then issue another license tag that the owner must immediately put on the animal’s collar. The time for an owner to pay the required license tax would be changed from before Feb. 1 for the year to within one month after the due date. If the owner fails to pay, the court can order confiscation and disposition of the animal. Owners must start paying the tax no later than 30 days after their animal has aged four months, or no later than 30 days after they adopt an animal 4 months old or older. The tax is then paid each year during the animal’s life.

Owners with trained guide dogs or service dogs that serve disabled people continue to be exempt from paying the license tax. Local ordinances may establish different tax amounts for owners with spayed or neutered dogs or cats versus animals that aren’t spayed or neutered.

➤ Tax, from Page 9 the measure on Tuesday. The bill’s sponsor, Del. Michael Webert, R-Fauquier, said it was requested by economic development officials in his district to attract green businesses. “The bill would authorize local governing bodies to create by ordinance one or more green development zones inside which localities would be permitted to grant tax incentives and provide certain regulatory flexibility to attract green businesses,” Webert said. A “green development business” would be defined as a business “engaged primarily in the design, development or production of materials, components or equipment used to reduce negative impact on the environment.” As incentives, local governments could offer such businesses a reduction in permit fees, user fees and gross receipts taxes. In addition, localities would be authorized to provide regulatory flexibility within a green development zone. That could mean special zoning, faster permit processing and exemption from certain ordinances. Localities could offer these incentives for up to 10 years. The bill would expand on Virginia’s existing Enterprise Zone Grant Program. That program allows localities to apply for grants from the Department of Housing and Community Development for an enterprise zone designation that also offers tax and regulatory incentives. Webert’s bill would apply the same ideas to green development zones. Under the program, as the value of real estate, machinery and tools within a zone increases, a percentage of the rising tax revenues would be used for grants aimed at attracting businesses or enhancing governmental services within the zone. The legislation is part of a “green agenda” that Republican legislators touted at a news conference last week. “The word ‘conservation’ and the word ‘conservative’ comes from the same piece of Latin,” said Del. J. Randall Minchew, R-Loudoun. “No conservative should ever be disappointed to call themselves a conservationist.”

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PROPERTY TRANSFERS These property transfers for January 2017 were provided by the Culpeper County Assessor’s Office. Appreciation is extended to W. Jason Kilby and his staff. January Dollar Deal: $452,640 in Jefferson District The printing of this list is made possible by ReMax Crossroads of Culpeper. Total: 60

Catalpa District 1/6: Brown, Maxie Clark and Husband to MD Russell Construction INC; 10.00 acres located near Chesterfield LN, $75,000 1/9: Gallo, Phillip A and Other to Horn, Ronald Wayne and Wife; multiple parcels located near Chestnut Fork RD, $96,000 1/9: Last Effort LLC to Lane, Sean M and Other; .43 acres located at 11197 Sperryville Pike, $235,000 1/20: Groves, Gary E and Others to Williams, Melissa and Other; 3.01 acres located at 3527 Eggbornsville RD, $179,900 1/31: Wells Fargo Bank to Finks, Laura Denise and Other; 4.84 acres located at 12472 Calvert ST, $187,500 Cedar Mountain District 1/4: Westco Builders INC to Mehl, Elmer Eugene and Wife; .98 acres located at 19047 Equestrian LN, $392,980 1/5: Caudill, Dennis W and Wife to Jenkins, Michael R; 3.00 acres located near Old Mill RD, $44,500 1/18: Tate, Mia P to Gordon, Andrew S and Wife; 3.31 acres located at 24051 Cedar Ridge RD, $240,000 1/20: Jenkins, Henry B and Wife to Twitchell, Robert B; .70 acres located at 19555 Williams DR, $239,900 1/23: Wise, Russell W and Other to Taeger, Gregory R and Wife; .94 acres located at 18899 Equestrian LN, $380,000 1/24: Stackhouse, David W and Wife to Landon, Kathleen; .57 acres located at 19550 Williams DR, $279,245 1/24: Faulkner, Jon A to Pearson, Jeremy K and Wife; 2.00 acres located at 19313 Windsong CT, $323,000 1/30: US Bank Trust to Adam, Christopher and Wife; 5.11 acres located at 8137 General Winder RD, $74,000 Cedar Mountain Town District 1/10: Kleese, Ann M to TBHNY Investments; Condo located at 612 Bridlewood DR, $145,000 1/11: England, Marla D to Morris, Jean E; Condo located at 693 Ripplebrook DR, $155,000 1/25: Logan, Anne Colby and Other to R & A Properties LLC; Multiple Condos located in 700 Southridge PKWY, $153,500 East Fairfax District 1/3: Burns, Casey E to Diaz, Juanita and Other; .30 acres located at 301 Madison ST, $135,000 1/10: Wood, Carol A to Case, Michael Edward and Other; .29 acres located at 1704 Magnolia CIR, $245,000 1/12: Vrba, Todd and Wife to Sadiq, Tanweer; .22 acres located at 1848 Magnolia CIR, $299,900 1/17: Fantacone, Christine to TBHFL Investments LLC; .30 acres located at 1155 Meander DR, $176,500 1/18: Gordon, Andrew S to Gunther, Christina K; .17 acres located at 508 Clubhouse Way, $217,900 1/23: Nethers, Jason M to Sheads, Walter R JR and Wife; .42 acres located at 520 Barberry ST, $215,000 1/25: Strange, Philip C to 22 Investments LLC; .06 acres located at 310 N Commerce ST, $112,500 1/30: Larson, Elizabeth A and Other to Cardenas, Alfonso C SR and Other; Condo located at 1987 Cranberry LN, $235,000 Jefferson District 1/3: Dech, Robert W II to Dumars, Phillip D and Other; 1.01 acres located 2387 Brighton PL, $432,000 1/4: Austin, Donna G to Brilhart, Sarah; 2.05 acres located at 9509 Dutch Hollow RD, $213,500 1/11: Atkins Construction Group LLC to Dunhoff, Michael Joseph and Wife; 1.00 acre located at 2024 Riley RD, $452,640 1/18: Westco Builders INC to Canard, Craig S and Wife; 5.28 acres located at 15111 Black Hill RD, $356,195 1/19: Secretary of Veterans Affair to Rowe, James L JR and Other; 1.05 acres located at 3501 Southampton DR, $372,000 1/23: Monroe, Richard M and Wife to Russell, Michael D and Wife; 52.62

acres located near Walnut LN, $260,000 1/25: Simpson, Rodney A and Other to Watson, Darrel Edward and Other; 3.84 acres located at 16065 Grouse CT, $397,000 Salem District 1/23: Durant, John Lee Estate to Evergreen Investment Properties LLC; 7.22 acres located at 7161 Sperryville Pike, $210,000 1/24: Alvey, Donna G to Nasca, Ronilyn M and Other; 5.00 acres located near Gore LN, $65,000 Stevensburg District 1/4: Ratrie Farms LLC to Trigon Homes LLC; 5.57 acres located near MT Zion Church RD, $60,000 1/4: McClenny, Glen E and Wife to Baker, Jason M and Wife; 3.00 acres located at 17159 Triview AVE, $420,000 1/6: North Ridge Land LLC to NVR INC; 1.34 acres located near Belle AVE, $60,000 1/9: North Ridge Land LLC to NVR INC; .92 acres located at 15058 North Ridge BLVD, $70,000 1/10: North Ridge Land LLC to NVR INC; 1.59 acres located at 15057 North Ridge BLVD, $60,000 1/17: North Ridge Land LLC to NVR INC; 1.23 acres located at 170 North Ridge BLVD, $70,000 1/19: Pardee & Curtin Realty LLC to Fare, Ryan and Wife; 7.65 acres located near Richards Ferry RD, $39,900 1/19: Severin, Bernard and Wife to R G Purcell and Daughters Land and Development INC; 27.68 acres located near Eleys Ford RD, $149,900 1/19: North Ridge Land LLC to NVR INC; .92 acres located at 15060 North Ridge BLVD, $70,000 1/24: North Ridge Land LLC to NVR INC; multiple parcels located on North Ridge BLVD, $120,000 1/25: Cedar Homes LLC to Mullins, Brian A; 5.20 acres located at 21322 Payton LN, $189,900 1/26: Kennedy, Joseph D to Masson, Janet A; .97 acres located at 23795 Batna RD, $153,500 1/30: Pardee & Curtin Realty LLC to Battlefield Industrial Park LLC; 65.50 acres located near Eleys Ford RD, $250,000 1/31: Helwig, Aaron J and Wife to Banks, Cody L and Wife; 2.88 acres located at 17065 Gray RD, $189,000 1/31: North Ridge Land LLC to NVR INC; 1.05 acres located at 15051 North Ridge BLVD, $60,000 1/31: NVR INC to Jackson, Marlese; .94 acres located at 15040 North Ridge BLVD, $361,816 West Fairfax District 1/3: Ali, Arif and Wife to Rector, Heather; Condo located at 379 Snyder LN, $204,900 1/5: Bank of New York Mellon to Mills, Tammy; Duplex located at 802- A Third ST, $93,000 1/6: Carpenter, Janet Mann and Other to Kelley, Dawn M; .16 acres located at 630 Pelhams Reach DR, $240,000 1/10: Morgan, Andrew Nathan and Wife to Dogwoods Development; .48 acres located at 610 Country Club RD, $229,900 1/10: FFC Properties LLC to Leibbrant, William K and Wife; .23 acres located at 917 Augustine DR, $357,500 1/11: Dixon, Daniel and Other to Ibrahem, Samer; .20 acres located at 804 Fairwood DR, $325,900 1/17: JP Morgan Chase Bank National Association to Visikides, Triantafillos; .12 acres located at 319 W Park AVE, $94,000 1/17: Mary B Jackson Trust to Lesson Never Learned LLC; .31 acres located at 1209 S West ST, $65,000 1/23: Taeger, Gregory R to Galimberti, Aldo; .14 acres located at 829 Fox Den RD, $252,500 1/25: Bowman, Carl Douglas and Wife to Williams, Leroy; .30 acres located at 1117 Kearns CT, $275,000 1/31: Baker, Ruby W to Crane, Alice B; .13 acres located at 861 Mulberry LN, $242,000


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FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents American Blues Masters (1945-2005). This program, curated from the Library’s vast collection of historic films and television programs, will feature 60 years of rare and classic Blues performances dating from 1945 to 2005. 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.

NEW EXHIBITS • The Museum of Culpeper History has reopened for the 2017 season with new exhibits featuring World War I and the Women of Winston and Winston, An Early Planned Community. Located at 113 S. Commerce Street in The Depot. Hours are 10 a.m - 5 p.m 540-8291749. REUNION • CCHS of 1982 will celebrate their 35 year class reunion on Oct. 7, 2017 from 6-11:30 p.m. at Reva Fire Hall. If you are a classmate or know one, please pass information to them. Dress is casual but no torn jeans. Full dinner served. BYOB. Music provided by Craig Ayscue of CNT Music Factory DJ Service. Hope to see lots of classmates. $40 per person. Make check payable to CCHS CLASS OF 1982. Address your envelope to Donna Yowell Hitt, P.O. Box 403, Culpeper, VA. 22701. Questions, contact Tammy (Hitt) Terwilliger at 540-347-3952. VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED • Join our volunteer

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will resume Friday night bingo sessions after a several month hiatus. Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45 p.m. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot, regular games pay $100 if over 90 players. Only upstairs seating available, and the facility is non-smoking. For further information call 825-3424.

LIBRARY FUN • 3rd-5th Grade Harry Potter Event. 6:30-8 p.m. Sign up in advance. Join Professor Mcgonagall and Dumbledore for the Triwizard Tournament, a Horcrux Scavenger Hunt, Trivia Station, Spells and Charms, Meet the Boggart, Butterbeer and Pretzel Wands. 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Contact Laini Bostian at 540-8258691 or lbostian@cclva. org .


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TODDLER TUESDAY. • Held at 10:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. Advance registration required for this program tailored for 2 year olds. This is a lapsit storytime. Children sit with a parent, who helps them to enjoy rhymes, movement to music, and stories presented by Miss Pam. Contact Laini Bostian at 540-8258691 or lbostian@cclva.org

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Packard Campus Theatre presents “The Round Up” (Famous Players-Lasky, 1920). This is Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle’s first feature length film where he plays a sheriff whose fast draw goes unappreciated. Selected short subjects also shown. Live musical accompaniment provided by Andrew Simpson. 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.

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CHURCH DINNER • Mitchells Presbyterian Church, 12229 Mitchell Road, Mitchells, VA, will hold its Annual Pancake & Sausage Dinner. Our “all you can eat” dinner will be from 5 - 7 p.m. $8/adults, $5/children under 12, under 5 eat free. Extra sausage will be for sale. Proceeds benefit our local missions and youth program. Call 825-1079 for information. GERMANNA PRESENTS LYCEUM FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH • Hip

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The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “When Harry Met Sally… Feb. 16.

at 540/846-5163 or mzbeckham@ germanna.edu

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HANDLING FINANCES •

Providence Bible Church is hosting Dave Ramsey's 9-week course on personal finance that focuses on the practical application of handling money according to Biblical principals each Sunday, Feb. 12 through April 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. The cost is $90 per family unit, which includes engaged couples. Register at Providence Bible Church in the lobby on Jan. 22, 29 or Feb. 5 or call the church at 540-825-4715 to find out how to register online. Located 17211 Greens Corner Road, Culpeper. Contact happy. hash@providencebible.org with any questions.

5 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Three progressives each night, $1,000 jackpot. Food available for purchase. Contact Jim Calhoun at 540-937-1730.

POKEMON • Children and

teens can come and play the Pokemon card game. For novices and seasoned players. Bring your cards and learn to make a deck. There are some cards available to use for those who would just like to try out the game. Children ages nine and under must attend with a parent. No registration required. From 2-3:30 p.m. at the Culpeper County Library located at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Contact L.J. Blakey at 540-738-2240 or leejblakey@ lbsecurityagency.com.

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BINGO • Mid-Day Lions Sunday

• Held at Culpeper Hospital from 7-8:30 p.m. Runs through March 27. Special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them, renew through faith-based perspective. Adults and teens welcome. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries. This is non-denominational and free. Learn more at www.scsm.tv or call Chaplain Liz Danielsen at 540/3495814 for information and directions.

Community Church's Sermon topic is "True North - For the Glory of God Alone.” Join us at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Live stream available at 10 a.m. via our website www.mountainviewcc. net. Children's programs available for birth - 5th grade. Located at 16088 Rogers Road, behind Brusters Ice Cream. Small groups also meet throughout the week. 540-727-0297. 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

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National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 11:30 a.m., at the Inn at Vint Hill, 4200 Aiken Drive, Vint Hill. The guest speaker will be Ms. Maria Del Rosso, Director, Fauquier Library, who will discuss programs and resources for seniors. Lunch $13. Call (540) 341 4320 for reservations.

HEALTH • Caregiver Support

Group. 2nd Tuesday each month at Culpeper Library Conference Room from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.. Discuss issues and possibly find solutions or new ideas. No registration required. If you have questions, contact Kathi Walker at 825-3100 x 3416 or Email kwalker@rrcsb.org.

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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 540727-0695 or culpeperchessclub@ hotmail.com. 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. Public invited. Contact Doris Clatterbuck, Secretary to DSS Board, at (540) 727-0372 ext 360.


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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. Food available for purchase. Contact Jim Calhoun at 540-937-1730.

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CORPS • Christian Organization

of Retired Persons meets for their monthly lunch/discussion. Held in the meeting room at the library 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Reformation Lutheran Church Pastor Brad Hales will conduct study. Special guest is Jake MacAulay from the Institute on the Constitution. All welcome over 50 for fellowship. Invite a friend. RSVP to Al Aitken at 540-729-0536 or al@ iamcorps.org.

FFRW MEETING • The

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BOOK CLUB • Join the Friends of the Library to discuss “The Monster of Florence” Feb. 16.

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BOOK CLUB • The Friends of the Library Third Thursday Book Club discusses “The Monster of Florence” by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi. In 2000, Douglas Preston fulfilled a dream to move his family to Italy. Then he discovered that the olive grove in front of their 14th century farmhouse had been the scene of the most infamous double-murders in Italian history, committed by a serial killer known as the Monster of Florence. Preston, intrigued, meets Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to learn more. Meets at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. New members welcome. Read the book and come. Held at Culpeper County Library at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Phone 540-825-8691. FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “When Harry Met Sally… (Columbia, 1989 – R-rated). Romantic comedy follows a couple

of New Yorkers (Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan) as their relationship moves from antagonistic acquaintances, to friends, to lovers. No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. 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.

FEB. 17

BINGO • VFW Post 2524 will

resume Friday night bingo sessions after a several month hiatus. Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45 p.m. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot, regular games pay $100 if over 90 players. For further information call 825-3424.

Founding Fathers Republican Women will hold its monthly meeting on at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 115 N. East Street, Culpeper. Guest speaker will be Ken Peterson, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the author of "In Search of Good Government: From the Grand Experiment to the Goochland Revolution." All welcome. Contact ffrwinformation@ gmail.com

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• Held at Culpeper Hospital from 7-8:30 p.m. Runs through March 27. Special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them, renew through faith-based perspective. Adults and teens welcome. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries. This is non-denominational and free. Learn more at www.scsm.tv or call Chaplain Liz Danielsen at 540/3495814 for information and directions.

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

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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 540727-0695 or culpeperchessclub@ hotmail.com.

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CONCERT • STAGE ALIVE! Community Concert Association presents Portraits of America - George Bugatti. Bugatti is a highly regarded singer and pianist performing Broadway favorites in the style of Sinatra with a dash of Connick. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Held at Eastern View High School located at 16332 Cyclone Way. Tickets $25 at the door. Season tickets for sale in foyer $60. Contact President Peter Williams at 540-972-7117. FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Under the Rainbow” (Orion, 1981). Carrie Fisher costars in this comedy farce as MGM casting agent Annie Clark who is assigned to look after the 150 diminutive, and as it turns out, rowdy, actors who play Munchkins in “The Wizard of Oz.” 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.


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

FAUQUIER COUNTY FEB. 10

COMEDY ON STAGE • The

Fauquier Community Theatre presents Steve Martin’s “The Underpants.” The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile, Steve Martin, provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Plays Feb. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Adults $16, seniors (60+) $14, Students/ Children (ages 3 -18) $14. Theatre located at 4225 Aiken Dr Warrenton, VA 20187 (540) 349-8760 Order tickets online at www.fctstage.org

FEB. 11

SWEETHEART DANCE.

• The 4th Annual Sweetheart Dance with the Silver Tones Swing Band. $10 per person. Marshall Community Center. 4133-A Rectortown Road, Marshall, from 7-9:30 p.m. Contact Samantha Griffith at 540-422-8580.

RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY FEB. 10 RAAC LIBRARY TALK

• Leslie Cockburn will give a talk on "Fake News and False Stories” and national security and spin and skepticism. Large crowd anticipated so held at Little Washington Theatre at 291 Gay Street. Cockburn, who lives in Rappahannock, directed the movie American Casino, about the

RappCats holds fundraiser at Griffin Tavern with music by Ben Mason Feb. 17. subprime mortgage crisis. She has spent much of her career overseas, in such spots as Haiti, the Middle East, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Nicaragua. She is the author of Looking for Trouble: One Woman, Six Wars, and a Revolution. The talk is free. All are welcome.

FEB. 11-12

EXHIBIT • George Washington Carver Regional High School Alumni Association presents exhibit on African Americans who fought in the Civil War from the Piedmont Region. Shown at Rappahannock Scrabble Senior Center, 111 Scrabble Road in Castleton, from 2-5 p.m. Contact Chairman Charles Jameson at ccj1947@gmail.com.

FEB. 12

CONCERT • The Theatre at Little Washington presents pianist Joel Fan. Celebrated

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for his exuberant virtuosity, and a bold repertoire that embraces piano classics and inspired discoveries of contemporary and world music, Fan re-invents the piano recital by illuminating the rare and unexpected. Starts at 3 p.m. All seats reserved. 291 Gay Street. $25/adults, $10/under 18. Contact 540-675-1253 or info@ LittleWashingtonTheatre.com

News, will serve as celebrity bartenders. RappCats is raising the necessary funds to rescue and care for more cats and kittens throughout Rappahannock County as the need is great. Contact Liz Johnson at 540-675-1201 or liz@mountainviewmarketingllc. com Email: liz@ mountainviewmarketingllc.com

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CAT CAUSE • RappCats,

a 501(c)3 organization that rescues, cares for, and finds loving, forever homes for stray, abandoned, injured, neglected, abused, and feral cats throughout Rappahannock County, is holding a fundraiser at Griffin Tavern in Flint Hill located at 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, from 7-9 p.m. Everyone is invited. Music provided by Ben Mason, a talented Castleton singersongwriter. John Sullivan, mayor of Washington, Virginia, and John McCaslin, editor of Rappahannock

FEB. 14

EXHIBIT • George Washington

Carver Regional High School Alumni Association presents exhibit on African Americans who fought in the Civil War from the Piedmont Region. Shown at Orange County Art Studio, 139 Main Street, from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Runs through Feb. 23. Contact Chairman Charles Jameson at ccj1947@gmail. com


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VIEWS LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Always accessible I want to reach out and share with you a little about the new political environment we are now facing since the election of President Trump. Within a week of the November election, rich liberals who spent tens of millions of dollars trying to elect Hillary Clinton came together to develop a roadmap to resist Trump and take back power for the institutional left. We are now seeing the results of their efforts leading swiftly down to the state and local levels with great intensity. Here in the 7th District, I have been blitzed with a charge that I am not available for constituents to meet and talk with me in open townhalls. The press has picked up on this narrative without doing any research and rushing pieces to press without giving us a fair chance to respond. And so, I'm asking you to help me correct the record. Here are the facts. In the past two years, I have held over 30 town hall meetings in the 7th district that have been open to the public. These meetings are usually held in county administration buildings or school auditoriums. In addition, I have attended hundreds of other meetings across every venue imaginable from businesses to Chambers of Commerce, to churches, to sports groups to civic groups to rotary meetings. These visits have been well-documented on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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Governor, look within Virginia for economic opportunity

An eco-friendly economic opportunity is staring our legislators in the face. There is an opportunity to revitalize manufacturing districts and bring prosperity to our farmers and artisans. This opportunity can also clean up the environment and add fertility to the soil. We are talking about hemp. All parts of the hemp plant can be used in production. Which means that farmers can get paid for multiple raw products from one crop; seed, flower, hurd (inner core), bast fiber and stalk. Hemp has tens of thousands of uses; healthy food source, biodegradable plastic, fuel and so much more. Virginia could be participating in a multi-billion dollar global hemp industry. The US is the largest importer of hemp, yet we are restricted to growing hemp only for limited research. All that money being spent on European and Canadian hemp, could be going to our Virginia farmers, instead. We could reinvigorate our manufacturing sector and be creating jobs!

As you know, after my first election I promised to visit with constituents on a monthly basis, and to be accessible by holding regular meetings. As even the Richmond Times Dispatch noted after one of my many townhalls in Henrico, I have kept that promise. That is why it is now incredible for me to read in the paper that some are saying I am inaccessible. My campaign last year focused on the promises I have kept since I went to Washington to be your voice in Congress. If there had been an issue with regard to townhalls prior to November you would have expected more than a few questions or a backlash at that time. There was no backlash because even the press knows that I am one of the most accessible members of Congress. That of course begs several questions about the timing of this newfound intensity surrounding townhalls, especially given that many of the people making charges have not availed themselves of the opportunity to attend one of my many well-advertised and open townhalls in the past. As your representative, I'm very proud of the fact that to date our meetings here in the 7th have been full of insightful dialogue, friendly and informative, where people have been given ample opportunity to share their suggestions and concerns. I always look forward to the input I get from everyone, and hearing their best solutions to get this economy moving again, providing the best education possible for our

children, and keeping our citizens safe. And at every turn, since today's young people will be the ones who will shoulder the burden of our government’s bad decisions, I also make it a point in particular to encourage students at all levels to take their civic responsibility seriously. Their future -- the opportunity to get a job, raise a family and succeed in our country -- is why I am working for change in Washington. But my work in Washington is only part of my job and I take my responsibility to the people back home seriously. Congress is moving at a blistering pace so far this year, but I am doing my best to use time around our packed work schedule to get around to the many requests I have in the district. For example, at the end of the congressional work week last week, in just two days I attended over 10 events in eight counties -- and the most common expression I hear from those that follow me on Facebook is "Dave how do you do all of this?" And so you can be reassured that I will continue to do the same thing in the future. I will hold open town hall meetings as well as digital dialogues and Facebook exchanges like we had recently. I look forward to it.

We have willing farmers, willing businesses and industry leaders from other states willing to purchase and expand to Virginia. What’s stopping our legislators and governor from jumping aboard this (re) emerging industry? The only thing that seems to be standing in the way is an estimated $208,000 for up to three employment positions. These positions would be responsible for expanding and implementing the hemp licensing as authorized by the 2014 US Farm Bill. Legislation was quickly moving through General Assembly in both houses, until a fiscal impact report stalled it in the Appropriation committee. HB2398 and HB2028 House hemp bills were tabled due to financial impact. SB1306 Industrial hemp; license to grow outside of research program, submitted by Sen. Jill Vogel, passed the Senate (40-0) - unanimously- and is headed to the House Agriculture Subcommittee. This committee has already voted in favor of hemp. When this Senate bill crosses over to be voted on by the entire House of Delegates we want to see enthusiastic support. Without a willingness to fund this opportunity, however, SB1306 will meet

the same fate as the House hemp bills did in Appropriations. Proponents of hemp (and many other legislative issues) are repeatedly being told that Virginia is in a budget crunch. New programs that have a significant fiscal impact are unlikely to make it through the General Assembly this year. However, the budget for Forestry and Agriculture for FY 2017 is $105,743,564 million. There are 836 employed positions just in that department for the year. The clock is ticking. General Assembly’s 2017 legislative session ends in less than three weeks. Please contact your delegates and Governor Terry McAuliffe today and tell them the hemp industry should be a top priority for Virginia’s economic and environmental future. Phone: 804-786-2211 https://governor. virginia.gov/constituent-services/ Communicating-with-the-governorsoffice.

Dave Brat 7th District Representative dave.brat@mail.house.gov 804-747-4073 Glen Allen 202-225-2815 Washington DC

Elizabeth Melson Founder, Farm-to-Table Solutions Regional Director, Virginia Industrial Hemp Coalition Co-Chair, Piedmont Green Party

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“As You Like It”, Shakespeare’s frolic in the Forest of Arden, is one of those iron sided plays that can withstand all manner of interpretation. Call it the dude ranch trail horse of Elizabethan comedy. Director Gaye Upchurch may have an angle in mind, but it’s hard to discern in this scattered approach. But thanks to some fine performances of the cast, the story of jealousy, banishment, and foolish love emerges more or less intact. There’s a youthful energy that keeps the rather long exposition phase from dragging down the whole play, but the first half does tend to run together in tone. Younger brother, Orlando, is banished by his cruel older brother, Oliver. Duke Senior has previously been ousted by his cruel brother Duke Frederick. And the most important pair of all, cousins Rosalind and Celia, run off to the forest because Celia’s father (the aforementioned cruel Duke Frederick) has decided to

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What: “As You Like It” Where: Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington, D.C. Call: (202) 544-7077 or visit www.folger.edu/theatre Playing through March 5 affections to Orlando who, typical of these comedies, she has met only once and doesn’t know at all. But also in typical Elizabethan fashion, Celia will be rescued by an ardent – and improbable - love at first sight. Silvius (Brian Reisman) and Phoebe (Dani Stoller) emerge as the rustic counterparts, and Silvius is so forlorn in his love and Phoebe so dismissive that the only humor that can be visited upon them is when Phoebe falls in love with the disguised youth, Ganymede. When it appears to me that a competent actor is being misused, I’m happy to blame the director. This is the case with Jaques, a character who is, by every account, a most dismal and solitary creature, lugubrious in the extreme and able, by his own account, to “suck melancholy out of a song as a weasel sucks eggs.” So why is Tom Story allowed to blend in with the other players, no particular note of darkness about him? A character who could teach Severis Snape something about gloom has no business appearing cheerful, and this Jaques has nothing in look, manner, or

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When I was a little girl and Valentine’s Day came around my father would come home with heartshaped boxes of chocolates. My mother would receive the larger one and I the smaller one. For several days after I would carefully open my box and select a treat. I do have a penchant for sweet things and the rich velvety taste of a fine chocolate is something to be savored. Culpeper has its own resident Frenchman and chocolate connoisseur in the form of Marc Ast who presides over cases of some of the world’s best chocolate and, what a gift, you can find him on Davis Street. Marc has been touting Neuhaus chocolates for years. I’ve tasted a few and they are delectable. He recently shared with me that he isn’t alone in his assessment of these Belgian

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Brandon Wayne Blosser Age: 21, White/Male Hgt./Wgt.: 6-6/315 Hair/Eye: Brown/Brown Last known: 14 Pippin Ln., Washington, Va. Wanted for: Fail to Appear.

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Culpeper County Sheriff's Office: Feb. 1-7

Following are the county police reports from Feb. 1-7. Reports are provided by the law enforcement agency listed and do not imply guilt, however are the charges placed by the CCSO. Feb. 1 Casey Wayne McGuire, 30, 700 block Annacobes Blvd., Mineral, failure to appear Brittany Tierra Brown, 28, 600 Ripplebrook Drive, Culpeper, possession of controlled substance (three counts)

Feb. 2 Jason Sam Harris, 37, 12000 Elk Run Road, Midland, probation violation on felony charge (four counts Bernard Victor Taylor II, 45, 19000 block Kings Drive, Jeffersonton, fugitive from justice Charles William Leo Weeks III, 29,

6400 block Baileys Lane, Rixeyville, probation violaton on felony charge (two counts) Jamir Zakee Ruffin, 24, 11000 block Cherry Hill Road, Culpeper, failure to appear Phillip Maurice King, 31, 1800 block Martina Way, Culpeper, probation violation on felony charge Feb. 3 Hunter James Smith, 20, 24000 Grant Drive, Rhoadesville, manufacture, sale, possession, controlled substance Morgan Alexander Fuller, 30, 400 block Friendship Way, Culpeper, failure to appear Feb. 4 Angeler Rose Houser, 40, 13000 block Racoon Ford Road, Culpeper, unauthorized use: animal/vehicle/etc, larceny

Paul M. Furman, 51, 1300 block Nelson Lane, Amissville, reckless handling of firearm Ashaun Brinson, 34, no fixed address, Culpeper, probation violation Kyle Patrick Berlin, 22, 200 block Belmont Circle, Yorktown, DUI, possession of marijuana Feb. 6 Terrence Kentoree Dinkins, 35, 14000 block Randolph Trail, Culpeper, DUI Christopher M Berta Jr., 22, 5400 block Sperryville Pike, Boston, DUI Charles E. Hershman, 23, 1000 block W. Main St., Charlottesville, DUI Feb. 7 Ginger Frances Meadows, 23, 22000 block Berry Run Road, Orange, contempt of court

Culpeper Town Police: Jan. 30-Feb. 7

Following are the police reports from Jan. 30-Feb. 7. Reports are provided by the law enforcement agency listed and do not imply guilt, however are the charges placed by the police department.

Jan. 30 Carlos Sanchez Diaz, 20, 600 block N. East St., Culpeper, drunk in public, profane language Joseph M. Beaulieu, 34, 600 block Fourth St., Culpeper, failure to appear Alessie Lynn Bawkey, 52, 9000 block Eggbornsville Road, Rixeyville, possession of controlled substances William Cole Barnes III, 30, 100 block Chestnut Rail Road, Madison, contempt of court Brooklyn Nichole Gibson, 25, 5000 block Thomas Haney Road, Barboursville, concealment, price alter merchandise Mariano Ramirez Tlazlo, 48, 200 block Magnolia Circle, Culpeper, assault and battery - simple Carley Leigh Harris, 20, Blacksmith Lane, Madison, accident, driver not report, property damage Anthony Daniel Dennis, 28, 100 block Sunset Lane, Culpeper, possession of schedule I, II controlled substance Jan. 31 Maurice Lorenzo Hackley, 54, 1800 block Broad St., Culpeper, contempt of court, revocation of suspended sentence and probation

Nicole Lee Rusyniak, 19, 800 block Turner Drive, Madison, possession of marijuana

Feb. 1 Andre Maurice Puller, 31, 600 block Yancey Street, Culpeper, failure to appear Diron Virgil Robinson, 27, 900 block N. Main St., Culpeper, sale, distribute marijuana Darvi Roblero-Gonzalez, 39, 400 block Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, revocation of suspended sentence and probation

Feb. 2 Fred Norman Southerland III, 51, 13000 block Waters Brothers Lane, Culpeper, drunk in public, profane language Robert Randy McCloud Jr., 37, 200 block Sunset Lane, Culpeper, fraud: financial exploitation of mentally incapacitated person, violation of professions and occupations act, soliciting without a permit Andrew Davis, 23, 23000 block Rapidan Road, Mitchells, aggravated malicious wounding, robberty, assault and battery - police officers or firefighter, prisoner - make, sell, possess schedule III, marijuana, obstruct justice with threats/force, drunk in public, profane language Benjamin S. Orrison, 30, 2000 block Ridgeview Road, Reva, probation violation

Feb. 3 Kenny DeWayne George, 36, 22000 block Halls Road, Richardsville, DUI third or subsequent offense Victoria Thomas, 33, 900 block N. Main St., Culpeper, assault and battery - family member Ashaun Brinson, 34, no fixed address, Culpeper, concealment, price alter merchandise Feb. 4 Brandon Lee Grigsby, 23, 300 block Willow Lane Drive, Culpeper, driving after forfeiture of license, driving under the influence of alcohol Richard Everett Cash Jr., 59, 11000 block Remington Road, Remington, driving under the influence of alcohol Feb. 5 Larry Nathaniel White Jr., 44, 900 block Fairwood Drive, Culpeper, possession of marijuana Tylor James Baldwin, 23, 2000 block Garrison Lane, Amissville, drunk in public, profane language, assault and battery - simple Diego Pomahuacri, 33, 600 block Kings Grant Road, Culpeper, assault and battery - family member Tammy L. Toombs, 36, 200 Williams Drive, Orange, assault and battery family member


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Valentine's’ Day is a good time to remember your heart ➤ February is American Heart Month

(StatePoint) Heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. While there are many risk factors involved that are beyond one’s control, a healthy lifestyle can make a big difference. February is American Heart Month and a great opportunity to adopt healthy habits that can reduce your risk for illness. Here are five to consider. • Move about: Exercise doesn’t have to be daunting! Aim for 10-minute sessions, three times daily. Movement sets your metabolism in motion, so make sure it’s a consistent part of your life. • Get sleep: Sleeping fewer than seven hours a night can make you gain weight and have more trouble taking it off, according to Columbia University research. Another study found that people who get enough sleep have a five percent higher metabolism than people who don’t. That means more calories burned while you’re sleeping! Doesn’t get much easier than that. • Eat small and well: “Studies have found that losing five to 10 percent of your body weight can lower the risk of a heart attack,” says Dawn Zier, CEO of Nutrisystem and the 2017 Go Red for Women Campaign Chair in Philadelphia, a movement to help end heart disease and stroke in women. Research suggests that eating smaller, balanced meals throughout the day promotes greater weight loss and maintenance, and can also be good for your heart. Schedule meals every two to three hours, six times a day. Programs designed to help you eat healthy portions can mean seeing quick results. For example, Nutrisystem Lean13 is a new

program designed to help you lose up to 13 pounds and seven inches in the first month. For more information visit nutrisystem.com. • Rise, shine, drink water. You’ll burn more calories all day: A German study found that drinking 48 ounces (about six cups) of cold water increased calorie burn at rest by up to 50 calories per day. This alone could melt a pound in a little more than two months. And drinking it before meals could give you an added bonus, as a Virginia Tech study found that dieters who drank two, eight-ounce glasses of water before meals for 12 weeks lost 36 percent more weight than those who didn’t down the water. • Put your phone away: Checking your email in the morning will just stress you out. Many productivity experts recommend waiting at least an hour once you get to work before checking your inbox, so you can tackle your most important priorities calmly without getting distracted. This American Heart Month, take steps to improve your health and reduce your risk for serious illness. Great tips to get in shape and stay in shape Losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle top millions of people’s list of goals. Unfortunately, it’s a lot easier to set a goal than it is to actually achieve it, so it’s important to have a game plan if you want to see results. Here are some sustainable tips to help you lose weight and feel great! Set Goals Mindfully Setting a goal to “lose weight” sounds great, but it is pretty vague. It’s hard to achieve a goal without a specific plan or focus. Remember to think about your health beyond just the number on the scale. Whether it’s deciding to train for a 5k race or choosing to reduce your sugar intake by half, getting specific and setting realistic goals helps you get

a clear sense as to whether you were successful. Get Hydrated One simple way to cut back calories and sugar is to make water your drink of choice. Eliminate high-calorie beverages like juice and soda from your diet. Get started by setting a simple goal of drinking at least five 12-ounce glasses of water a day. Sustainable Meal Planning A sustainable diet is not about deprivation, it’s about eating

nutritious, enjoyable meals. For example, a Mediterranean diet, which focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and healthy fats like olive oil; often offers better nutrition, better flavors and better results than a fad diet. In fact, people who followed a Mediterranean diet lost 52 percent more weight than those with a standard low-fat diet says a study published in a peer reviewed journal. Over a period of two years, the Mediterranean diet group lost 9.7 pounds while the low fat diet group only lost 6.3 pounds.

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Full-Time. The Center Manager will be responsible for the strategic management and administration of the PATH Resource Center and CNE´s strategic partnership with the PATH Foundation. Go to fauquier.com, “jobs”, for the job description and a link to PATH Resource Center & CNE webpages or send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@thecne.org Deadline to apply is February 15, 2017. EOE

“Small & Niche” Farm Salesperson Immediate opening for sales person to provide expert information and purchasing assistance to a variety of farm enterprises, working mainly through the retail store but occasionally making on-farm sales calls. Will also be responsible for training in-store personnel on needs of various farm enterprises. This is a fulltime position requiring Saturday work hours. Minimum Associate´s degree and 3 years agribusiness experience. Interested persons should submit resume to

edunphy@cfcfarmhome.com

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SELL YOUR

CAR VAN TRUCK IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

On WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017, the contents of the listed tenants will be auctioned off in accordance with Virginia Code 55.416-423 to satisfy the amount of the lien owed on their unit(s): 9AM-Commonwealth Storage, 9406 Onyx Ct, Fredericksburg, 540-898-8767: Stephon Hall 10AM-Locust Grove U-Store-It, 3222 G e r m a n n a H w y, L o c u s t G r o v e , 540-399-9835: Kristie Blake, Tracey Brown, Richard Davis, Jr., Steven Reynolds, Beth Stamm 11AM-Montanus Self Storage, 15440 Montanus Dr., Culpeper, 540-825-4760: Brian Dodson, Leslie Dorman, Catrina McCullough, Harry Rivera, Mary Settle, Natasha Turner 1PM-Opal Mini Storage, 10227 Fayettesville Rd, Bealeton, 540-439-1824: Jesse Lewis, Shauna White 2PM-New Baltimore/Nathan´s Mini Storage, 6558 Commerce Ct, Warrenton, 540-341-7800: Emily Cave, Eric Champ, Robert Ellenwood, Shannon Gonzales, Erin Jacques, Crystal Pendleton, Melissa Scott 3PM-Marshall U-Stor-It, 7437 John Marshall Hwy, Marshall, 540-364-0205: Lauren & Ralph Vincent Property Manager has the right to refuse sale to anyone at time of auction. Bring your own locks. Holding deposit required. List of units subject to change before sale. CVAA#001574.00543 T.P. O´Bannon, 1 3 0 2 5 Wa l n u t L a n e , C u l p e p e r #2907003826.

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