August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Drug sweep nets four from Bath County, charges filed

HEALING SPRINGS – Three members of the Eugene Kincaid family were arrested last week, part of a sweep by the Alleghany Highlands Drug Task Force that netted 31 people in Bath and Alleghany. More...

In Brief ...

Highland County Board of Supervisors

• U.S. More...

On the agenda

Bath County Board of Supervisors

Bath County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Aug. More...

Reunion

Wilfong family

FRONT ROYAL — The family of the late Jonas Howard and Martha Jane Simmons Wilfong held their reunion Sat. July 24, at the home of Kevin, Melissa and Austin Scott in Front Royal. More...

Photo

The 1990 class of Highland High School gathered for their 20th anniversary Saturday at the Highland County Pool. More...

Reunion

Doyle family

MILLBORO — The annual reunion of the late Ceba and Fannie Doyle was held on Aug. 1, at Fairview Community Center in Millboro. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Schools need new activities bus, or van

MONTEREY — Highland County Public Schools has an activities van nearly 15 years old and needs to be replaced. The van is used to transport students to a variety of events and games. More...

In Brief …

Highland County School Board

• Highland High School principal Kelly Wilmore asked the school board to consider two policy changes. Wilmore asked for a 10-day out-of-school suspension for students arriving at school under the influence of alcohol or drugs. More...

School opening preparations going well

HOT SPRINGS — The principals of the three Bath County schools told the school board Tuesday that preparations for opening the new school year are going well. New teachers report Aug. 13, all instructional staff returns to work Aug. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Thursday, Aug. 5 ¦ McDowell Presbyterian Church, “Everything Tastes Better on a Stick,” community pot luck supper, 6:30 p.m. Bring a dish “on a stick,” and win a prize for the best or most creative dish. More...

Home & Property

Photo

Hot Springs Scout Troop 95 is having a fundraiser. Judy Neighbors of Covington, a nurse at Bath Community Hospital, donated this 80” x 80” quilt made with Boy Scout Theme fabric. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • July 27 — Deputy Robert W. Plecker responded to a report of a noise complaint in the Warm Springs area. • July 27 — Deputy Charles T. Burger Jr. performed a well-being check on an individual on Roseloe Lane. More...

Letters

Senior center appreciates prompt response to call

Editor, The Recorder I want to thank the Bath County Sheriff’s Office for such prompt response to a need. On July 28, the Bath Senior Center had a large deer in the parking lot. It was circling and acting very strange. More...

Bath Relay event seeks survivors for dinner

Editor, The Recorder, This year will make the 14th year that the Bath County Chapter of the American Cancer Society will host the Relay for Life Event. This event will be held Aug. More...

Cancer society manager appreciates support

Editor, The Recorder, As staff partner for your American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Highland County, I would like to thank the Highland County community for their generosity and support. More...

Schools fight to keep volunteer working

MONTEREY — A paid volunteer is helping a Highland educational advocacy group find ways to market Highland County schools and pay for education in an age of declining enrollment and decreasing school budgets. More...

Students, cell phones: new regulations?

HOT SPRINGS — The way students communicate with each other and their parents, and get information during the school day, could drastically change if proposed new regulations about cell phones and other digital communication devices at Bath Cou More...

Search conducted for downed aircraft

BURNSVILLE — Emergency personnel and law enforcement officers searched late into the night Wednesday, July 28 and again the next day for an aircraft reported to have possibly crashed in the Burnsville area, but found nothing. More...

Music center students present concert Sunday

By Mar go Oxen dine • Staf Writer WARM

SPRINGS – They are bright, earnest, energetic and far more than moderately talented. More...

Photos

Among the many items auctioned off at the Stompin’ Out Cancer fundraiser Saturday were two paintings by Renee Vandevander titled “Angel of Hope,” and “Hope,” and a quilt More...

Photos

Say good-bye to the horses that have lived at the Historic Masonic Theatre for the past four months at The Round Up Street Festival in Clifton Forge, Saturday, Aug. 21 from 3-9 p.m. More...

Makenzie Faith Wooddell

Birth

STAUNTON — Makenzie Faith Wooddell blessed her family on May 19, 2010, at Augusta Health. She weighed eight pounds and six ounces, and was 20 inches long. More...

Obituaries

Joseph H. “Sepp” Kober

HOT SPRINGS — Joseph H. “Sepp” Kober, 88, of Hot Springs, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 at Bath Community Hospital. He was born on Oct. 25, 1921, in Tirol, Austria, the son of the late Albrecht and Amelia Dittus Kober. More...

Mary Agnes Hodge Tenerowicz

STAUNTON — Mary Agnes Hodge Tenerowicz, 65, of Staunton, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, July 29, 2010, at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Bill Kincaid. She was born Sept. More...

Frances Decker Harouff

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Frances Decker Harouff, 97, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Hot Springs, Va., died Thursday, July 29, 2010 at Park View Hospital in Fort Wayne. More...

Sports

Appleby wins Greenbrier Classic

From the Rough

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — “Shhh. It’s Golf Time Down South. Quiet Please.” More...

Pigskin report

SAN ANTONIO – Former Bath County High School standout John Phillips and the Dallas Cowboys have been in training camp for the past two weeks. Now it’s time to kickoff the NFL preseason. More...

Mountain Mama this Saturday

MONTEREY — This Saturday 250 or so bicyclist from all over the country will set out on the roads of Highland and two surrounding counties for the annual Mountain Mama Road Bike Challenge. More...

Early Files

Doctor went anywhere Ford would carry him in 1917

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Jan. 12, 1978 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

School Spirit stressed at HHS

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Oct. 26, 1978 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

August 8, 1985

• County sheriff’s deputies presented a list of grievances to the Highland County Board of Supervisors at its meeting Monday. The deputies, supported by Sheriff Milton C. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Cell phones don’t belong in classrooms

When you see a high school student today, one thing is 99 percent certain— they will have, and most likely be using, a cell phone. More...

Pictorial

The National Cancer Institute says the rates of incidence and deaths from cancer in the United States have declined significantly over the years. More...

Canine capers continue in cat house

Conversations Roxy eats cat food. I know because I saw her do it. There are many reasons why she shouldn’t eat cat food. She has a sensitive stomach. Cat food isn’t good for a dog. But, she likes it. More...


Fall Guide


none