May 27, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Fishing good for Strutters Reelin’ event

The rain helped make the fishing good and tents kept the fishermen covered at the second annual National Wild Turkey Federation Wheelin’ and Reelin’ fishing event. More...

Battlefield endangered due to wind project, Trust says

New regulations proposed, towers reaching new heights

MONTEREY — There’s been a modernday battle brewing over Camp Allegheny, and a recent report has raised the stakes. More...

Planners recommend no fee increase

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Planning Commission recommended no increase in fees charged by the county planning and zoning office Monday. More...

Compensation board forces tough local choices

MONTEREY — In 1980, the Virginia legislature passed a law that changed the way constitutional officers and their employees were paid. More...

Master Bath crowned

Lyric Altizer, son of Lonnie and Michelle Altizer, took the Tiny Master Bath County crown Saturday night. More...

Summer Enrichment courses free this year

MONTEREY — The following Summer Enrichment Experience Courses will be offered free of charge this summer from Highland County Public Schools: More...

Drive-in offers free movies for vets, active-duty service families

LEXINGTON — Every year on Memorial Day Weekend, Hull’s Drive-In Theater offers free admission for veterans and active-duty servicemen (and women) and their families as a way of saying thank you for the sacrifices they have made for the c More...

VDOT lifts restrictions for Memorial Day travel

RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Transportation has lifted lane restrictions on interstates, primary routes and other major highways in preparation for Memorial Day holiday weekend travel. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Chargers ford River for repeat Pioneer titles

Bath 11, Parry McCluer 2 BUENA VISTA — Bath sophomore hurler Jailyn Ford struck out the first nine Blues batters and 18 on the game in the Chargers’ Friday night win. More...

Highland resident riding for MS

MUSTOE – Sonia Colaw is the director of reservations at The Homestead and an avid bike rider in her spare time. On Saturday, June 21, during the Bike MS Tour de Vine in Charlottesville, she will face a test of her cycling dedication. More...

11 Rams make Region C Championships

COVINGTON — Highland’s Hayley Billingsley finished second in the 3200m run to advance to the Region C Track and Field Championships, and 10 teammates placed in the top six or better to join her on the trip. More...

Home & Property

Safehome offers domestic violence support group

COVINGTON —The tragedy at the University of Virginia has once again brought to the forefront the issue of domestic violence. More...

Early Files

Former Captain members GIs who served under him

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the July 28, 1955 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard and Pete Beckett were editors and publishers. More...

Photo

Virginia Chapel United Methodist Church in Mitchelltown celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. The church was established in 1910. This photo shows the men building the steeple. More...

25 years ago

MAY 30, 1985

• Brendan Wilke and Devonia Gutshall will graduate at the top of their class at Highland High School this year. Wilke, class valedictorian, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Wilke of Monterey. More...

Power off on Memorial Day throughout Highland

MONTEREY — Be prepared to fire up the charcoal grill if you plan to cook on Memorial Day. More...

New location, new managers

Bath Farmers’ Market opens June 5

HOT SPRINGS — When the Bath County Farmers’ Market needed new management, Jackie Stephenson was interested, and so was Mary Hodges. More...

Highland Telephone Coop. holds annual meeting

MONTEREY — Gideon Hiner of Highland Telephone Cooperative told members attending HTC’s annual meeting May 7 that the cooperative had taken steps to better its position for future services. More...

Natural gas, wind energy discussed by planners

WARM SPRINGS — The possibility of natural gas drilling in Bath and the continuing efforts to draft a wind energy ordinance for the county are topics still in flux for the county planning commission. More...

Six defendants face Franklin in circuit court

WARM SPRINGS – Two defendants faced similar felony charges and received similar sentences in Bath County Circuit Court Friday. Patricia Lee Robertson, 44, borrowed a credit card from her mother, Faye Simmons, in 2008. More...

Highland Relay for Life dampened

The annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life was held at the fairgrounds in Monterey last Saturday. More...

Photo

Another version of this photo ran in The Recorder on May 13, 2010 asking for identification. Avernell N. Hiner had this photo of the same hunting group and deer and identified the hunting group from the 1940s. More...

Triathlon causes temporary ramp and road closures

LAKE MOOMAW — The Bolar Flat boat ramp will be closed for the Bath County Triathlon on June 19, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Routes 600 and 603 will also be closed in the vicinity of the marina from 8 a.m. until about 11 a.m. More...

Sheets GMC now reinstated as dealer

GREEN BANK, W.Va. — One year ago Sheets GMC of Green Bank received a “Wind-down” notice from General Motors, one of 1,350 GM dealers nationwide that was designated to go out of business. More...

Schools

In Brief . . .

Highland County School Board

• Highland High School principal Kelly Wilmore told the Highland County School Board May 10 that state law stipulates that students charged with a felony can be suspended from school. More...

Agenda

Bath County Public Schools Tuesday, June 1 — Bath County Schools Administration Building Close meeting 5:30 p.m. More...

Academic Honors

Krista Michelle Armstrong BRIDGEWATER— Krista Michelle Armstrong, a senior majoring in liberal studies, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bridgewater College. More...

Religion

Religion

Special Services

Thursday, May 27 n Burnsville United Methodist Church Women’s Group hosts the annual Mother- Daughter-Sister-Friend banquet, 6:30 p.m. in the new fellowship hall at the church. Bring a covered dish and a guest. More...

Labyrinth created at McDowell Presbyterian

McDOWELL — McDowell Presbyterian Church has created a modified labyrinth on its grounds for any and all to enjoy. The labyrinth is not a maze. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • May 9 — Major Richard D. Chestnut responded to a report of a suspicious person on Charger Lane. • May 9 — Chestnut responded to a residence on Hobby Horse Farm Road to deliver an emergency message. More...

Letters

Chained dogs can become dangerous to people, kids

Editor: The Recorder, I read with interest and appreciation the letter from Jeannne Hull with the moving poem by Heather Leughmyer. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Outage doesn’t have to leave us in the dark

It was about noon Monday last week, at the earliest, when the word started spreading to Highland residents that most of them would be in the dark on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Pictorial

No one was more disappointed in last Saturday’s Relay for Life event than Mary Beth Gutshall. More...

I know I’m getting old, so stop reminding me

Say What?

I’m reminded every day that I am now on the other side of 50. I’m reminded when I get up in the morning and the parts that creak, pop and hurt are not the same parts that creaked, popped and hurt yesterday. More...


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