August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Concerns about pipeline strong

Nearly 100 gather to share info about Dominion plan

MONTEREY — There was fear twitching in their voices. And overwhelming frustration. More...

What the attorney presented ...

MONTEREY — About 4-6 weeks ago, Dominion’s pipeline proposal became the No. 1 project for Greg Buppert. More...

What the scientist presented ...

MONTEREY — The sheer size of the project leaves plenty of room for water quality issues. More...

In brief ...

Bath County Board of Supervisors

• A resolution was approved by Bath supervisors last week changing the name of the Industrial Development Authority to the Economic Development Authority. More...

Library to host open house

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Public Library is hosting an open house Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 5-7 P.M. The public is invited to visit the library, get a card, and check out all the cool stuff the library has available. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Charger volleyball looking for fresh start this year

HOT SPRINGS — This year will be a rebuilding year for the Bath County volleyball team. In addition to having to replace the six seniors that graduated from the team last year, they also have a new coach. More...

Pigskin Report

SEATTLE — John Phillips saw his first action of the 2014 preseason last week as his San Diego Chargers fell to Seattle 41-14. More...

Tournament slated

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County Amateur Golf Tournament is set to begin next week at The Cascades Course. The tournament is open to any employee of the Omni Homestead and any Bath County resident. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Aug. 10 — Deputy Thomas McRoberts and Deputy Cody Smith checked on a suspicious person in Hot Springs. • Aug. 10 — Lieutenant Jeff Grimm spoke to a citizen about a possible scam. More...

Early Files

Doe Hill’s Carroll Eagle operates state’s only organic vegetable farm

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Aug. 10, 1989 edition of The Recorder. P. Lea Campbell Jr. was publisher and Danny Smith was editor. More...

50 years ago

AUGUST 20, 1964

• Miss Carolyn Arbogast, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Arbogast of Blue Grass, recently graduated form Johnson- Willis Hospital School of Nursing at Richmond. Miss Arbogast graduated from Monterey High School with the class of 1961. More...

25 years ago

AUGUST 10, 1989

• For 10 days in late August, the flying squirrels and beavers of Laurel Fork will be sharing their isolated habitat with an estimated 300-400 peace-seeking spiritualists in search of a better world. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Precious territory

After hearing two outstanding presentations about Dominion’s proposed gas pipeline this week, citizens are poised to have a much better picture about how the project could affect them. And it’s not a pretty picture. More...

Pictorial

Gabe Segal stepped off the bus for his first day in kindergarten at Highland Elementary School Monday. More...

Breaking News - 12:06 PM

Sheriff seeks information on possible police impersonator  Free Access 

MONTEREY — Mary Gutshall of Monterey was pulled over Friday night. But she doesn’t think the man was a police officer. Neither does Sheriff Tim Duff, who is seeking information about the incident. More...

DGIF seeking leads in mother bear’s shooting

MONTEREY — In what a game warden called the most blatant incident in his 14 years on the job, a mother bear was shot and killed as her two cubs stood by Saturday, Aug. 16 on The Pines Road. More...

EDA work plan moves forward

MONTEREY — Monday, work progressed on the Highland Economic Development Authority’s strategic plan. More...

Alliance forms to share pipeline resources

MONTEREY — A regional alliance of groups in Virginia and West Virginia concerned about Dominion’s pipeline proposal is forming, to provide a central place for information. More...

Bath LEPC hopes to coordinate emergency response

HOT SPRINGS — Hoping to improve communication and coordination during major emergencies, the Bath County Local Emergency Planning Committee has scheduled a meeting to determine interest in an organization that could do just that. More...

Correction

The article in the Aug. 7 edition, “Spectra suspends pipeline proposal,” incorrectly described Dominion Resources as a natural gas exporter. More...

Schools

In brief ...

Highland County School Board

• At its work session Monday, the Highland County School Board was told first-day attendance totaled 195 students, down 6.25 percent from the first day of the 2013-14 school year, when there were 208 students. More...

County students are back in class

Bath’s first day of school was Tuesday. More...

Achievement

Andrew T. Shell More...

Home & Property

Blue Grass Ruritans dedicate shelter

BLUE GRASS — The head of the Blue Grass Ruritan Club recognized individuals in the community and club members who helped in the construction of the new picnic shelter behind the club building. More...

Relay for Life smashing success

WARM SPRINGS – Their goal was $37,000. But the Bath County Relay for Life committee, the teams, and the community, managed to raise a whopping $41,149. More...

Letters

Ali Wolfe remembered by longtime family friend

Editor’s note: Jennifer McDaniel of Mitchelltown, a Bath County High School graduate, has been a longtime friend of April Wolfe and her family, and often visited the home growing up. More...

Landowner shares his struggles with Dominion

Editor’s note: The following letters were written to Dominion by Russell E. Holland of Powhatan, following Dominion’s request to survey his land in Brunswick County for a gas pipeline, and shared with The Recorder. More...


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