October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Missing hunter found safe

WARM SPRINGS — A hunter was missing overnight in the Poor Farm area last week, but walked out of the woods the following morning with no injuries. More...

Bath Ag Fair this Saturday

MILLBORO – Remember the old Bath County Fair? For decades, it offered folks the opportunity to show off their expertise in canning, cake-baking, apron-sewing and such. Sadly, years ago it went by the wayside. More...

Bath EDA learns more about financing

WARM SPRINGS — Adding to information it received in September, the Bath County Economic Development Authority heard more about how it can help new and existing businesses last Wednesday night. More...

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Early shoppers got their pick at the SPCA sweater sale kicking off the Hands and Harvest Festival Friday morning in The Highland Center. (Recorder photos by John Bruce) More...

Oct. 25 deadline to take survey

MONTEREY — Whether you are for, against or undecided about the proposed Dominion gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, your opinion is important. More...

Bath library hosts Civil War program on women of the time

WARM SPRINGS — A program titled “Southern Women in the Civil War” will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Bath County Public Library. More...

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The Monterey High School Class of 1959 met at The Highland Inn on Sept. 20. There were 16 classmates present. Eight classmates are now deceased. More...

Special Sections

Schools

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Highland Elementary School September Good Citizens were (left to right): Colleen Adams, first grade; Caleb Blagg, first grade; Peyton Neil, Kindergarten; Evan Adams, third grade; Hannah Meyerhoeffer, More...

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Highland Elementary School Kindergarten and first grade recently visited the Virginia Safari Park to learn about animal habitats and animal life cycles. More...

Home & Property

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Organizers of the sixth annual Wings and Wheels Car and Air Show kicked off the 2014 Bath County Christmas Mother donation season with a donation of $450. More...

Birth

Zachary Lane Milton

COVINGTON — Dan and Cheryl Milton of Covington would like to announce the birth of their son, Zachary Lane Milton. Zachary was born July 30, 2014 at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. More...

Former Bath resident to show watercolor works

MONTEREY — Watercolor artist Peg Sheridan is a familiar face to many Bath and Highland county residents. She lived in Bath County for about eight years, before moving to Staunton in 2007. More...

Letters

Artist appreciates nice Bath County welcome

Editor, The Recorder, I participated in the Bath County Plein Air Festival for the second year in a row, recently. More...

Be respectful, stop stealing pipeline signs

Editor, The Recorder, Whoever is stealing the “No Pipeline” signs along U.S. 250, north of Monterey, please stop! More...

Redingtons have given their lives in service

Editor, The Recorder, I am writing to voice my support for Dr. James Redington. More...

Breaking News - 4:20 PM

Open forum planned to discuss Bath hospital  Free Access 

HOT SPRINGS — Those interested in discussing the future of Bath Community Hospital are invited to attend a community meeting, open to the public, at 7 p.m., Bath County High School auditorium, on Tuesday, Oct. More...

Doctors resign from Bath hospital

HOT SPRINGS — Four doctors have resigned from Bath Community Hospital in the last few days, saying they can no longer work under the current administration and board. Two full-time physicians, Dr. Michael Bost and Dr. More...

Highland closer to tower site

MONTEREY — The Highland Local Emergency Planning Committee has moved a few more steps toward securing a site for a public service radio antenna in western Highland. More...

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Highland EMS director Chris Vernovai stood with Kim Nolan, executive director of Emergency Service Support LLC, who was in Highland last week. More...

Funds committed for water line project

WARM SPRINGS — “Water for Cedar Creek.” Those were the words of Bath County Board of Supervisors chair Bruce McWilliams after the board Tuesday voted to commit $680,000 from the 2015-16 budget for a project that will extend public w More...

In Brief...

Bath County Supervisors

• At its meeting Tuesday, the Bath board of supervisors adopted a new floodplain management ordinance. Planning director Sherry Ryder said the new ordinance was needed to comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency requirements. More...

Mobile food pantry coming to Bath

MILLBORO — A mobile food pantry from Blue Ridge Area Food Bank will be at Windy Cove Presbyterian Church Tuesday, Oct. 24 beginning at 11 a.m. More...

Trout Unlimited, Wild Virginia offer stream monitoring training

STAUNTON — Trout Unlimited and Wild Virginia are teaming up to offer a training course for citizen volunteers to help with water quality monitoring in the Marcellus Shale regions of Virginia’s and West Virginia’s national forests. More...

Obituaries

HARRY THOMAS HARLOW SR.

STAUNTON — Harry Thomas Harlow Sr., 87, of Waynesboro, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Birch Gardens in Staunton. He was born on Jan. 7, 1927, in Augusta County, son of the late Paul Thomas Shields and Antha Virginia Fox Harlow. More...

Sports

Rams take 2 from Pocahontas

MONTEREY — Highland’s varsity volleyball team picked up a pair of muchneeded wins Monday night, sweeping two matches from the Pocahontas Warriors. More...

Craig, Covington post wins over Bath

NEW CASTLE and HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County volleyball team found the going tough last week, dropping a doubleheader at Craig last Thursday and losing to Covington at home Thursday. More...

On Campus

Five former Bath County High School athletes are playing college sports this fall. Katelyn Rice is one of the top players for the Mary Baldwin College volleyball team in Staunton. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Oct. 5 — Deputy Cody Smith and Deputy Thomas McRoberts conducted a traffic stop on Jackson River Turnpike. • Oct. 5 — Deputy Todd Fry conducted a traffic stop on Sam Snead Highway near North Forest Trail. More...

Early Files

Bath citizens ask school intervention, supervisors refuse their requests

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the June 6, 1974. Joseph Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

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James Lockridge of Verona submitted this group picture (date unknown) of a teacher and her class at Independence School, which is believed to have been located in Highland County. More...

50 years ago

OCTOBER 15, 1964

• Bruce R. Richardson Jr., President of the Virginia Trout Co. Inc., Monterey, was elected president of the United States Trout Farmers Association. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

Kindergarteners recently harvested potatoes at the Allegheny Mountain School the youngsters had planted in the spring. What a terrific experience for little ones to see their hard work paid off. More...

This time, the process worked

The approval by the Bath County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night of funding for a water line extension from Bacova Junction to Cedar Creek was an example of how local government should work. More...

Murder mystery benefits regional arts

See A Show

COVINGTON – There is fun, frippery, and mystery afoot at the historic Luke Mountain estate here next weekend. More...


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