June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Governor promotes tourism in Bath County

Participates in dedication of new Governor’s Suite

HOT SPRINGS — If you’re going to have a Governor’s Suite, you may as well have the governor help dedicate it. That’s exactly what happened at The Homestead last Friday when Gov. More...

MVP presents ‘This is America!’

WARM SPRINGS – First, the bad news: The county cannot afford to put on a fireworks show this 4th of July. Now, the good news: There’s still something to see that will stir your patriotic heart. More...

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The Rev. Derek Tomek, pastor at Monterey United Methodist Church, donated blood last Thursday at the Highland Lodge 110 blood drive. More...

Softball field proposal still in limbo

WARM SPRINGS — All parties concerned seem to be in agreement Bath County High School needs a new softball field in a different location. Agreement on the particulars of the project is another matter. More...

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The Mill Gap Ruritan Club celebrated its 50th anniversary June 8, with a picnic dinner at the Ruritan grounds. About 80 people were in attendance. More...

Birth

Shade Isaac Wilson Mazkin

TEL AVIV, Israel — Shade Isaac Wilson Mazkin was born at Tel Ha-Shomer Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 23, 2010 at 3:44 p.m. weighing 10 pounds and two ounces and measuring 21 inches long. More...

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Charles and Bev Lowry of Lynchburg will be the featured singers, and will minister, at Clift Church of God of Prophecy’s Community Gospel Hymn Sing at 11 a.m. More...

Prostate cancer screening has decreased death rate

MONTEREY — About 2 million men in the United States are living with prostate cancer. Since screening with a blood test called PSA (prostate specific antigen), the death rate among men from prostate cancer has decreased. More...

Minds Wide Open: Virginia Celebrates Women in the Arts

STAUNTON — What happens when you team artists with local arts, culture and social organizations and task them with creating an innovative street gallery in vacant storefronts? More...

Free Ivy Terrace concerts return

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Summer is back and so is Carnegie Hall’s Ivy Terrace Concert series with free, live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket and dancing shoes — bare feet permitted. More...

National forest seeks volunteers

COVINGTON — The USDA Forest Service is seeking individuals and groups interested in volunteer opportunities in areas such as environmental education, trail maintenance, working with wildlife and using GIS programs to produce maps. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Scholarships go to local grads

WARM SPRINGS ­— The following students were awarded scholarships during commencement exercises at Bath County High School on Saturday June 12. More...

Honor Roll

Millboro Elementary School

MILLBORO — Les Balgavy, principal of Millboro Elementary School, has announced the fourth quarter, second semester and year long honor rolls for the 2009-10 school year. More...

Academic Honors

Denise Marie Craft STUANTON — Denise Marie Craft of Monterey graduated from Mary Baldwin College, May 23, from the adult degree program with a sociology/psychology degree. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Special Services

n Hot Springs Presbyterian Church has postponed Sunday School classes for the summer and the Rev. Glenn Coleman will lead worship service at 10 a.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

¦ Bath County Public Library hosts “Mother Goose Time,” third Tuesday of each month, 1-1:30 p.m. Stories, fingerplay, songs and rhymes for babies-24 months. ¦ Junior 4-H Camp registration is open and continues through June 1. More...

Home & Property

Grants set to promote Civil War, wine tourism in Virginia

RICHMOND– The Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded $3.5 million in transportation enhancement grants to support Virginia’s commemoration of the sesquicentennial — 150th anniversary — of the American Civil War. More...

2010 Cooling Assistance applications now being accepted

RICHMOND — When temperatures and humidity soar, staying cool is not a luxury, but a necessity for health, safety and quality of life. More...

Early Files

Enthusiasm high for computers at Highland High School

Editors note: The following article was gleaned from the Sept. 2, 1982 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

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This Oct. More...

25 years ago

June 27, 1985

• The Bath County School Board will be returning approximately $66,000 in local funds which were allocated but unused during the school year just ended. More...

Opinions & Commentary

What does it take?

Highland County’s comprehensive plan is going on 11 years old. In spite of all the lip service county leaders give to planning, they continue to leave us without any real guidance. This is especially true when it comes to wind energy. More...

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Children’s theater presents ‘King Arthur’s Court’

See A Show

ASHWOOD – There’s a giant. And a dragon. And more than one damsel in distress. To contend with all this, there is, of course, “King Arthur’s Court.” More...

Dollar General proposed for Healing Springs

Hearing Monday on rezoning request

WARM SPRINGS — Rolf Brunner has applied to rezone a 1.23-acre parcel in Healing Springs at 5155 Sam Snead Highway to build a Dollar General store. More...

Symposium discusses ways to regulate wind industry

HARRISONBURG — Should Highland County have a wind turbine ordinance? Yes, say James Madison University professors Dr. Jonathan Miles and Dr. Maria Papadakis. More...

Photo of airport brings lottery commercial to Bath

HOT SPRINGS — A picture, the saying goes, is worth a thousand words. That may or may not be the case, but a photo of Ingalls Field was enough to convince the Virginia Lottery to film a commercial at the Bath airport. More...

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Joe Shell, 25, of McDowell, fell on a lightning rod and punctured a lung while working on the roof of the home of Jim and Lorraine White Monday. Around 3:35 p.m. More...

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Our youngest customers took a coloring break under the market’s new children’s patio set! It was a big hit at Bath County Farmers Market last Saturday. (Photo courtesy Mary Hodges) More...

Library Notes

• The “Hook a Book” Summer Reading Program is well under way at the Highland County Public Library and we’re having a great time so far. Our kick-off event drew 39 children who signed up to read for prizes this summer. More...

Engagement

Harden — Winkel

MARIETTA, Ga. — Kelli Ann Harden of Marietta, and Michael Trae Winkel of Gainesville, Fla. announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. More...

‘Dueling Harpsichord’ concert set for Sunday

COVINGTON — Pat Howard and Herbrette Richardson will perform in a concert using their two harpsichords at 5 p.m., Sunday, June 27, at First Presbyterian Church in Covington. More...

Anniversary

A dinner was given at the Highland Inn Saturday evening, June 19, by the three daughters of Bob and Miriam Helmen of Saddleback Farm, Monterey, and Sugar Grove, Ill. More...

Highland Girl Scouts head West

MONTEREY — Spring camp this year was a lesson in working together, history and pioneer life for local Girl Scouts. More...

Weather report

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MPCA plans indoor yard sale

MILLBORO — The Millboro Preservation and Cultural Association will hold a yard sale this Saturday, June 26, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in the gym of the old Millboro school. Many items will be for sale and it’s a chance to see the old gym. More...

Obituaries

GEORGE KENNETH LINDSAY

HOT SPRINGS — George Kenneth “Kenny” Lindsay, 66, of 2531 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at his residence. He was born Sept. More...

RICHARD WIlSON HOMAN

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Richard Wilson Homan, 87, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2010 at his residence in Franklin. Mr. Homan was born on Jan. 14, 1923 in Sugar Grove, the son of the late Dr. Virgil Ray Homan Sr. and the late Leafy A. More...

Sports

Another perfect day Moomaw Madness

MOUNTAIN GROVE — It was almost husband and wife winners at the Bath County Triathlon as Shannon Summerlin won the ladies’ division and Dan Summerlin placed second overall Saturday at Lake Moomaw. More...

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Rising BCHS junior Jailyn Ford takes outfield practice with the U-23 Virginia Renegades before Saturday’s exhibition softball game with the Chicago Bandits. More...

Pigskin report

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Former Bath County High School football standout Jake Phillips and the Green Bay Blizzard open play in the Indoor Football League playoffs this week. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • June 15 — Sergeant James W. Bryan, and Deputy Jeremy S. Cutlip transported an individual to Augusta Medical Center. • June 15 — Bryan responded to a report of a suspicious person in the Hot Springs area. More...

Letters

Mother recalls son’s kind actions, with love

Editor, The Recorder, My bedroom window was open because the weather was so warm. More...

Reader awaits Constitution quiz from column writer

Editor, The Recorder, More...

Where is the pay off with wind utility?

Editor, The Recorder, Highland County is one of the most beautiful scenes in North America. Such a treasure should be preserved. More...


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