Latest Culpeper News

New, updated markers set at Virginia battlefield site

Jul. 09, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

Culpeper Battlefields State Park won’t open for a little while, but that’s not stopping its advocates from sprucing up some of its historic sites. Four entities recently collaborated to update and add wayside markers on Culpeper County’s Cedar Mountain battlefield, where...

Man shot by law enforcement on W.Va. highway after chase

Jul. 07, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BRADLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Law enforcement officers shot and killed a man on a federal highway in West Virginia after they say he fled a vehicle crash scene, stole a pickup truck and led police on a chase. The events leading up to the shooting death of Matthew Scott Jones, 36, of...

Budget will create new Culpeper Battlefields State Park

Jun. 04, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — The Virginia General Assembly's recently approved budget appropriates money to create a new state park in Culpeper County that would include two Civil War battlefields. The spending plan sent to Gov. Glenn Youngkin earlier this week would create a 1,700-acre...

Virginia surgeon off to the races with new children’s book

May. 22, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ray Chung can’t stop creating. He used some of his creative skills to modify a handful of commonly used surgical instruments, but his love for his rescue dog Mukha and the peaceful life his family and the dog once enjoyed at their country home in...