February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Pocahontas commissioner addresses Highland

MONTEREY — Pocahontas County, W.Va. commissioner David Fleming told the Highland County Board of Supervisors he was sorry about the way the Pocahontas County Commission handled the recent border dispute with Highland New Wind Development. More...

Williamsburg needs economic diversity, Foster says

WILLIAMSBURG — Scott Foster has only lived in the city for three and a half years, but he started considering a run for Williamsburg’s city council months ago. “The greatest asset of Williamsburg is its high quality of life. More...

Garth Newel Piano Quartet features guest artist

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Carnegie Hall’s 2009-10 season has a diverse and impressive collection of performances that offer the community a little something of everything. More...

Western Virginia Sport Show coming to Expoland

FISHERSVILLE — The 23rd annual Western Virginia Sport Show will be held at Augusta Expoland in Fishersville on Feb. 26, 27 and, 28. This year’s show will include the following guests: More...

Weather report

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On the agenda

Bath County Public Schools • Closed meeting — Feb. 24, 12 p.m. Bath County School Administration Building • Closed meeting with the Virginia School Board Association regarding superintendent search. More...

4-H Camp counselor applications available

LOW MOOR — 4-H Camp will be here soon, and area teens are needed to serve as 4-H Camp counselors. The counselor program is a great leadership experience and addition to college resumes for teens. More...

Birth

Macey Grace Paxton

LEXINGTON — Eric and Suzanna Paxton of Mountain Valley Road, Millboro, announce the birth of a daughter, Macey Grace, born Jan. 15, 2010 at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Supervisor suggests limiting schools to $200,000 increase

MONTEREY — Highland County supervisor Jerry Rexrode wants the Highland County School Board board to spell out exactly what would happen if the schools don’t get the money superintendent Percy Nowlin says they need to operate. More...

Achievements

Rebecca Lynn Wilson ROANOKE — Rebecca Lynn Wilson of Hot Springs and an adult Horizon student at Hollins University, has been named an honor student for the 2009 fall semester. More...

Honor Roll

Highland High School MONTEREY — Kelly Wilmore, principal of Highland High School, has announced the honor roll for the first semester of the grading period. More...

Sports

Lady Chargers take 1st Pioneer title in 38 years

Bath 54 Covington 33 WARM SPRINGS — After a chilly start following an extended winter weather hiatus, the Bath County Chargers took a step toward the regular season Pioneer District title as they blew past the Covington Cougars Friday ev More...

Chargers win third straight, finish third

Bath 73 Covington 66 WARM SPRINGS — Charger senior guard Eric Gentry scored 24 points as Bath County took an exciting win on senior night over the Covington Cougars Friday. More...

Pioneer District Standings Boys

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Early Files

Ground broken for Vepco Jack Mountain Village site

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the April 20, 1978 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

FEBRUARY 21, 1985

• Some businesses in Bath County are in violation of Virginia’s Sunday Blue laws, according to Commonwealth Attorney Erwin S. “Shad” Solomon. More...

50 years ago

FEBRUARY 18, 1960

• Bids will be opened for the third time next Wednesday as the town council and Mayor Don Sullenberger Jr. attempt to let a contract for the construction of a sewage disposal system to serve Monterey and adjacent residents. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Give us back that energy

Why would any young person seriously consider the arena of politics? More...

Pictorial

Highland Deputy Ronald Wimer kept U.S. 250 West blocked to through traffic Tuesday morning. More...

Even the best view gets old after a while

Say What?

I like my apartment. It’s the perfect size for one person, it has great views and there is an abundance of peace and quiet. I must admit, however, that after being stuck in it for nine days, I didn’t like it so much. More...

HMC director leaves town

MONTEREY — D. Bradley Drawbaugh, the Highland Medical Center executive director who was recently suspended following fraud charges, has left town, presumably for good. More...

Highland native seeks office in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG — Folks back home won’t be surprised that Scott Foster is aiming high. They might be surprised he’s doing it so soon, though. Foster, a 2006 Highland High School grad, is running for Williamsburg City Council. More...

In Brief . . .

Highland County Supervisors

• Highland administrator Roberta Lambert said the Weldon-Cooper Center released population projections for Highland County. She said the 2000 census showed the county had 2,536 citizens. The final estimate for 2008, however, was 2,272. More...

Drug task force makes huge sweep

LOW MOOR – A recent operation by the Alleghany Highlands Drug Task Force resulted in 55 indictments on 179 felony drug charges, Alleghany County sheriff Kevin Hall announced last week. Of those, 52 have been arrested. More...

Millboro Happenings

• The Millboro Preservation and Cultural Association will hold its Valentine’s dinner fund-raiser this Saturday, Feb. 20, from 4-6:30 p.m. Please call ahead for reservations so an attendance count can be established. More...

Photo

Spec. Landon Reedy of the Virginia National Guard has received deployment orders. This will be his third deployment. His unit was activated Jan. 5, and left for its mobilization station Jan. 8. More...

Preserving Pendleton County cemeteries

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Is there interest in preserving the history of a cemetery or burial site in Pendleton County? Is the cemetery or burial location the site of someone who influenced the growth of Pendleton? More...

National forest trails to benefit from federal stimulus money

ROANOKE — The U.S. Forest Service and the Student Conservation Association will partner to improve numerous trails on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, using money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. More...

Obituaries

OMER CLYDE JUDY JR.

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Omer Clyde Judy Jr., 91 of Monterey, Va., passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at Pendleton Manor in Franklin. Mr. Judy was born in Circleville, on May 27, 1918, the son of the late Omer C. More...

RoBERT ‘BoB’ J. HooVER

HOT SPRINGS — Robert “Bob” J. Hoover, 87, of 347 Tuke Lane, Hot Springs, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010 at his residence. He was born June 23, 1922 in Hot Springs, the son of the late Henry P. Hoover and Stella Smith Hoover. More...

RoBERT ‘BoB’ CAMM CAMPBELL IV

MILLBORO — Peacefully departing this life on Feb. 10, 2010, Robert “Bob” Camm Campbell IV, 69, of 4522 Westminster Road, Millboro, will be greatly missed by his family and close friends. He was born Aug. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Special Services Sunday, Feb. 21 ¦ Burnsville United Methodist Church members and guests will enjoy a ski outing at The Homestead after Worship Service. Advance sign up and permission forms are required. More...

Home & Property

Bell to carry virtual school bill for governor

RICHMOND — Gov. Bob McDonnell has announced that Del. Richard P. “Dickie” Bell (R-Staunton) will carry legislation on his behalf that will establish virtual school programs of local school divisions in the commonwealth. More...

Virginia Blues & Jazz fest set for June 11-13

HOT SPRINGS – Festival lovers in the Mid-Atlantic won’t have to travel far to enjoy hot jazz and cool blues June 11- 13. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Feb. 3 — Lieutenant Noel T. Dunnagan responded to a report of keys locked inside a vehicle at a business on Sam Snead Highway. • Feb. 3 — Sergeant James W. James W. More...

Letters

Federal government needs to stay out of our knickers

Editor, The Recorder, I hesitate to join the fray between Messrs. Woodson and Taplinger regarding the ongoing national health care debate, but feel compelled to make several points. More...

Virginia tourist cautions about some disappointments

Editor, The Recorder, Over the past year I have traveled throughout the state of Virginia. Like most people visiting our state, I have very much enjoyed what I have seen. More...

Residents grateful for VDOT, caring neighbors

Editor, The Recorder, “To those of you who prayed for snow, thank you. You may stop now,” is quoted from a church in Churchville. More...


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