Willie Buck: More than just the town cop
An old faded photo of the late Captain William (Willie) Buck, the Urbanna town policeman in the 1940s, was found in a photo album of the late Lucy Marshall of Marshall’s Drug Store. When the Marshall’s Drug Store breakfast counter group was queried as to who the policeman was, it was determined to be Buck, and several stories then came forth about the colorful and revered town cop of yesteryear.
Museum launches capital campaign
In February of 2008, the Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society made its first step in restoring the historic County Clerk’s Office in Saluda by meeting with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Since then, and in cooperation with the county and Preservation Virginia, the society has paid for the building to be repaired…
Orchestra to present string recital
The Northern Neck Orchestra (NNO), in association with the Virginia Chapter of American String Teachers Association (VASTA), will present “Opus 2,” a string recital, at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury in Irvington at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 12.
Black History Program is Thursday at museum
On Thursday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. the Middlesex County Museum invites the public to attend its 2012 Black History Program. Students participating in Immanuel Baptist Church’s tutorial program will present a skit and song titled “Awaken the Dream: W.A.K.E. U.P.!” It is a creative tribute to the families and students who helped integrate Middlesex County Public Schools in 1963.