October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Planners debate merits of project checklist

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Planning Commission got its first look at the scoring system the county would like it to use for capital improvement requests, and opinions were mixed among the members as to how effective it would be. More...

Nature Conservancy pays off Bath preserve

New trailhead opens at Ingalls Overlook

WARM SPRINGS — There are few things like the feeling of paying off a large debt, and The Nature Conservancy was able to celebrate that feeling last Thursday. After 12 years, TNC has paid off $6.7 million on the Warm Springs Mountain Preserve. More...

Volunteers needed for meal packaging program

BLUE GRASS — Blue Grass United Methodist Church is sponsoring the second annual “Stop Hunger Now” meal packaging program event on Sunday, Nov. at 2 p.m., at the Blue Grass Ruritan Building in Blue Grass. More...

Polls open for Bath, Highland Tuesday

WARM SPRINGS — Eddie Ryder, appointed in July as an interim member of the Bath County School Board, has qualified as a write-in candidate for Tuesday’s special election for the Cedar Creek District seat on the Bath County School Board. More...

2014 Christmas Mother program begins

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County Christmas Mother program, now in its 22nd year, has begun. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Agenda

Bath County Public SchoolsTuesday, Nov. 4, Closed meeting 5:30 p.m. — Regular meeting 7 p.m.Bath County High School• Approve consent agenda — Minutes, claims, attendance report, cafeteria More...

BCHS participates in First Tech Challenge

On the Move at Mertz

HOT SPRINGS — Bath County High School is participating in the First Tech Challenge, a robotics competition among teams of high school students. More...

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The Allegheny Mountain String Project presents their first formal concert of the season at Garth Newel Music Center, Saturday, November 1 at 3pm. More...

Home & Property

Reunion

Hammer family

BLUE GRASS — The annual gathering of the late Luther and Esther Hammer family and friends was held at the Blue Grass Ruritan Building on Oct. 12. More...

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The Scholastic Book Fair at Highland Elementary School was a great success. More...

Swinging Bridge Restaurant exemplifies ‘down home’ feeling

PAINT BANK – The first thing you should know about the Swinging Bridge restaurant is this: There’s no need to wear hiking boots; the swinging bridge is inside the restaurant! For year, I’ve heard about the Swinging Bridge. More...

Letters

Hospital CEO must resign, sooner the better

Editor, The Recorder, Bath County Community Hospital is hometown friendly and if I don’t know the tech or nurse, likely I know a cousin. More...

Viruses not as scary as intellectual defects

Editor, The Recorder, There has been much reported on the Ebola “crisis” in the past several weeks now that a few cases have made it into our country. More...

Senate’s vote against UN resolution praised

Editor, The Recorder, Let us begin with one of the most recent betrayal votes that has come out of the Senate of the United States. The United Nations Resolution 2117 deals with firearms control. More...

Breaking News - 7:13 AM

Doctor files complaint against Bath hospital

WARM SPRINGS — Dr. James “Jim” Redington filed a complaint against Bath Community Hospital.At roughly 4 p.m. More...

Hospital in compliance with new policies

HOT SPRINGS — Bath Community Hospital was found out of compliance with federal regulations following an inspection in February, but has developed a plan of action that corrects its policies. More...

Expert says Highland can revitalize

MONTEREY — Highland County has enormous opportunities to re-energize itself, attract more young people to become residents, and bring native residents back home. More...

Corrections

• On page 21 of the Oct. 23 Recorder, the girls’ names mentioned for the bake sale for Ali Wolfe should have been Harley Crummett, Sara Crummett and their cousin Allana Black. Black was incorrectly listed as Ali’s cousin. More...

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Suzie Landrum of Monterey competed with competitive team Rhythmic Alliance at the American Clogging Hall of Fame World Championships in Spartansburg, S.C. this past weekend. More...

Bath supervisors talk reassessment, compensation

WARM SPRINGS — The next property reassessment and pay for boards and commissions were two of the topics discussed at a board of supervisors work session held Saturday morning at the Bath County Library. No action was taken Saturday. More...

Medical staff calls for change in leadership

HOT SPRINGS — Doctors at Bath Community Hospital have asked the hospital board members to step down. More...

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Burnsville United Methodist Church hosted a FallFest for youth on Saturday, Oct. 25. Twenty children attended and painted pumpkins, played games, and had music, devotions and refreshments. More...

Obituaries

IGERNA CAROLINE MOYERS JUDY

BRIDGEWATER — Igerna Caroline Moyers Judy, 91, of Bridgewater, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Sentara RMH Medical Center, Harrisonburg, with family members by her side. More...

Sports

Bath loses heartbreaker at Craig

NEW CASTLE — Friday night at Craig, it looked like Bath County would get their first win of the football season. More...

Five Chargers place in top 15

King third among Pioneer girls

COVINGTON — The Bath County cross country team had five runners, three boys and two girls, finish in the top 15 in the Pioneer District championship meet last Wednesday at Jackson River Sport Complex. More...

Highland falls in Pioneer tournament

COVINGTON — The Covington Cougars handed Highland a straight-set loss Tuesday night in the first round of the Pioneer District volleyball tournament. Covington took the first set in commanding fashion, winning 25-3. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Oct. 12 — Captain Robert Weaver and Deputy James Rexrode responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hot Springs. • Oct. 12 — Deputy Michael Colaw conducted a traffic stop in Millboro. • Oct. More...

Early Files

Old Recorders microfilmed

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Sept. 27, 1996 edition of The Recorder. Chris Pugh was publisher, P. Lea Campbell Jr. was president. More...

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Ballet and modern dance are coming to Highland County on Friday afternoons at the McDowell firehouse. More...

50 years ago

OCTOBER 29, 1964

• Game Warden Linden “Buck” Harris, who has been stationed in Highland since last February, has submitted his resignation to the Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries effective Saturday, Oct. 31. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Repair trust, rebuild relationships

The controversy swirling around Bath Community Hospital is untenable. More...


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