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LeHardy's New Adventure
1/29/2015 - Rob Hedelt / FreeLance -tar

If you knew nothing about Ward and Judy LeHardy, and heard that the 80- and 77-year-old husband and wife were setting out to circle the world in less than 80 days, you might be a tad skeptical. But anyone who knows the former Fredericksburg couple’s history—five years around the world in a 39-foot sailboat while chronicling the trip in 60 stories for this newspaper—would know better than to bet against them. I recently caught up with the LeHardys, who now live near Kilmarnock in the Northern Neck, to hear about this latest ambitious trip around the globe. Ward LeHardy, a West Point grad who retired from the Army as a brigadier general after 32 years, said this trip won’t be like the last one. That adventure took place aboard a sailboat and wrapped up in August of 1996... [Read more]...

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Bay School To Hold Fine Arts Auction
27 September 2014
2/9/2014 - Mary Ann Carr

The Bay School Community Arts Center’s 16 th Annual Fine Arts Auction on September 27 The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews will hold the 16th Annual Fine Art’s Auction at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 27 at Riverlawn, the 140-year old home of Joe & Carter Reid.  Historic Riverlawn, Mathews County Located on the East River in Mathews, the historic home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The antiquity of the home reflects this year’s auction theme, An Evening With The Masters, honoring the great artists of the past.  Table centerpieces, designed by local artists in the style of their favorite master, will be a special attraction in the Silent Auction. Riverlawn Owners Joe and Carter Reid The festivities will include elegant hors d’oeuvres and a de.. [Read more]...

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TOPS - Callao - Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets 3:00 to 4:00 PM at the Professional Building in Callao...
Historyland Community Workshop - Lancaster - The Historyland Community Workshop volunteer craft group meets at the Lancaster Woman’s Club,..
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Westmoreland County Planning Commission - The Westmoreland County Planning Commission meets at 1:30 PM in the auditorium of the A...
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No-Cost Medical Care - Tappahannock - The Bon Secours Care-A-Van offers no-cost medical care for uninsured adults and children at St...
Blood Drive - Kilmarnock - The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive from Noon to 6:00 PM at Kilmarnock Baptist Church,..

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