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Lions Clubs could use more members

As everyone knows, the primary mission of Lions Clubs on a national and international basis, is to assist less fortunate citizens in obtaining financial assistance in the procurement of eyeglasses and hearing aids. The town and county of Culpeper is…
US of Aging: What to do about Mom?

The respirator’s soft “chhhh…pffff” sounded in the background as Susan and I sat at the kitchen table. “Years ago,” Susan told me, “I promised Mom, come hell or high-water, I would let her die at home – and I am…
Culpeper Currents: A celebrity visits Bell Tavern

My last column focused on a description of Bell Tavern which sat at the southwest corner of Main and Locust Streets in Culpeper. I mentioned that the proprietor Benjamin Shackelford had hosted President Thomas Jefferson. Here is a brief account…