August can be one of the slower months for fishing due primarily to the hot days/nights and warmer water temperatures. The fish are sluggish, as are the fishermen. However, August provides us with a large variety of fish to target.
08.04.2010Thrift satisfies his ‘need for speed’
When Bill Thrift retired this summer after 34 years as chief from the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department in Urbanna, he got a special gift—a chance to drive a NASCAR race car on a speedway.
08.04.2010Cornhole Tournament to benefit RISP
On Sunday, August 8, Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen contestant Chelsea Lewter will host a Corn Hole Tournament at the Middlesex County Sports Complex in Locust Hill for her community service project.
08.03.2010Urbanna captures swim championship
The Urbanna Barracudas won the 2010 Middle Peninsula Swim League championship meet last Thursday at Urbanna Pool. Urbanna scored 302 points; the Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club Stingrays of Lancaster/Northumberland had 164 points; West Point Dolphins, 145; and Rappahannock River Rats of Essex County, 108.