July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Correction

In the June 12 edition of The Recorder in the article “BCH celebrates grand opening,” it was reported that the hospital had received a matching challenge grant from the Moody Foundation. More...

Joint Bath meeting becomes heated

WARM SPRINGS — At last Wednesday’s joint meeting of the Bath County Board of Supervisors and Bath County Economic Development Authority, members of the two groups sought to improve communication among them. More...

Art show announces winners

HOT SPRINGS — The following were judged as winners in the Bath County Art Show this week. • Best in show — Dietrich Maune, Rufus. More...

More than 4,500 attend Wings and Wheels

HOT SPRINGS — Opening to clear skies, the eighth annual Wings and Wheels Car and Air Show welcomed more than 4,500 visitors, 114 show cars, and a heart stopping air show Saturday to Ingalls Field atop Warm Springs Mountain. More...

Fiddlers honoree praises Highland tradition

MONTEREY — The fifth annual Highland County Old Time Fiddlers Convention attendance this weekend was down noticeably from last year, but spirits and morale remained high for the two days of competition in the fairgrounds bingo pavilion. More...

Special Sections

Schools

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Highland Elementary School Good Citizens for May were (l-r) front row: Orion Robertson (third grade), Evan Adams (fourth grade), Vit Majer (Kindergarten) back row: Luke Baxter (second grade), Kirsten More...

Honor Roll

Highland Elementary MONTEREY — Highland Elementary School principal Teresa Blum has announced the following students earned the fourth-quarter honor roll: A honor roll — Zalea Good, Hannah Meyerhoeffer, Orion Robertson, John Wagner, Autu More...

Sports

Hiner resigns as HC recreation director

MONTEREY — Highland County recreation director Kenny Hiner has resigned. He submitted the resignation July 11 in a letter to the board of supervisors. He will fulfill his obligations through Friday. More...

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During the Highland County Arts Council’s summer camps, Gretta Sandberg taught new strings students. Experienced orchestra players Haleigh Deem and Morgan Adams assisted. More...

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Graduating eighth-graders at Highland Middle School held their “stepping up” ceremony June 8, with a welcome by Hannah Newlen, introduction by principal Tim Good, “Memorable Moments More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Highland County • July 12 — Search continued for possible missing person in Laurel Fork area. Body of Christopher Suarez was located early afternoon. • July 12 — Received report of reckless driver, East Main Street. More...

Early Files

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The Highland High School Lady Rams had a good season this year, scoring a total of 767 points. More...

Give back $435,000 in federal aid? No way, say Bath County officials

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from May 21, 1987 edition of The Recorder. Palmer Stacy was publisher and Gene Christie was editor. More...

50 years ago

JULY 21, 1966

• Robert Lambert of Blue Grass, an employee of Mullenax Lumber Co., suffered a broken arm and severe bruises to his hip shortly before noon Tuesday when a piece of lumber was hurled out of a saw. Lambert was treated at the mill by Dr. T.E. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Distrust bad for business

There’s an obvious lack of trust between Bath County’s Economic Development Authority and the Bath County Board of Supervisors. That much has been clear since the beginning of this year, and it must be addressed. More...

Pictorial

The 52nd Bath County Art Show is in full glory through Sunday at Valley Elementary School in Ashwood. More...

Dominion outlines emergency, safety plans

HOT SPRINGS — Bath County emergency personnel heard from Dominion Tuesday about its plans to address safety issues surrounding the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. More...

Startups, expansions amaze senator

MONTEREY — A clearly impressed U.S. Sen. Mark Warner was in town Saturday for a whirlwind tour of new and newly expanded entrepreneurial businesses. More...

In Brief ...

Bath County Economic Development Authority

• At the Bath County Economic Development meeting last Wednesday, authority members agreed to have all members review the representation letter for the audit. More...

AMR announces programs

MONTEREY – “Prime Time Radio,” a program produced by the AARP, will air for the last time on Allegheny Mountain Radio on Saturday July 30 at 6 a.m. More...

Photos

Young Colton Williams of Monterey captured this great shot of the moon rising over Vanderpool this week. (Photo courtesy Trey Williams) More...

Obituaries

KATHLEEN JANE HENRY

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Kathleen Jane Henry, 96, died July 13, 2016, at a Charlottesville health facility after a final illness of several weeks. More...

MINOR MCNAMARA

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Mary Minor Jordan McNamara, 86, formerly of Blue Grass and Norfolk, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Morningside of Charlottesville, where she resided. She was born Jan. More...

CLIFTON H. RYDER JR.

WARM SPRINGS — Clifton Hansel Ryder Jr., 72, of 152 Robinson Lane, Warm Springs, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at his residence. More...

Home & Property

3D printer business focus is learning experience

MONTEREY — Teaching people how to build and use 3D printers is the business of IMADE3D, LLC of Blue Grass, entrepreneur and company founder Ladislov Goc told the Highland County Economic Development Authority Monday. More...

Dominion plans access roads for pipeline

Monday, Dominion released a set of maps detailing locations of access roads to the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Bath and Highland among other updates in response to Federal Energy Regulatory C More...

Weather Report

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Letters

Camp appreciates help during dedication

Editor, The Recorder, I am writing to express my deep gratitude to the many folks who helped make our historical roadside marker dedication Friday afternoon a success. More...

Join Bath neighbors for march on mansion

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Fit, educated, paranoid no way to go through life

Editor, The Recorder, Reading Mr. Trinca’s opinion from July 7 produced a chilling, winter flashback. Yup, in January he mentioned Islamic terrorists as one of his greatest fears. This consuming paranoia appears to be tenacious little bugger. More...


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