The power of music in dementia care

Ellen Phipps Almost daily, in my work and leisure, I am reminded of the transformative power of music. Whether sitting at my desk at the Alzheimer’s Association reading the latest research on the therapeutic value […]


Mystery at the Museum: CS Richmond Musket one of mysteries of the museum

There are many items we have here at the museum pertaining to the American Civil War. But what I have chose to highlight is the one that when I pick it up it speaks volumes to me. That is the CS Richmond Musket. The CS Richmond was a musket made in the City of Richmond State of Virginia under control of the Confederate government during the War. The CS Richmond was made from machinery that was captured from Harpers Ferry Virginia. […]



Photo by Ian Chini BOUNTIFUL BARBEQUE. “It is wonderful,” says Elder Fuentes who can’t say enough about the support he has received from the community since opening Uncle Elder’s over two years ago. “I can’t […]


In Brief, Sept. 29

The community is invited to celebrate the Grand Opening of the E.B. Wood Community Park. This is sponsored by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. and the Wood Family. The pocket park is located at 118 N. Main Street in historic downtown Culpeper. Event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m. Light refreshments served. Contact criinfo@culpeperdowntown.com or 825-4416. […]


Town safety: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Culpeper Police Department‘s goal is to end drunk driving. Virginia’s law enforcement will be out in full force during the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization, and the local Checkpoint Strikeforce mobilization, which runs from Aug. 19 to Sept. 5, 2016. Impaired driving prevention is the focus of the mobilizations, which are held in advance of and include the Labor Day holiday, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. […]