August 12, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Supervisors approve new car for sheriff’s office

WARM SPRINGS — A new four-wheel drive vehicle will be added to the Bath County Sheriff’s Office fleet in the near future. The board of supervisors approved the purchase of a 2010 Ford Explorer at the cost of about $27,200 Tuesday. More...

‘Relay’s Got Talent’ scheduled for August 21

WARM SPRINGS — Bath County’s Relay for Life will be held Aug. 21, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., at the Bath County High School football field. This year’s event will bring surprises, raffles, entertainment and food. More...

Reunion

Corbett family

MUSTOE — Saturday, July 31, at the Women’s Home and Foreign Missions Building of Victory Chapel Advent Christian Church at Mustoe, great-great-grandson Charles Leslie Corbett again welcomed attendees, and updated the happenings of this p More...

Policy announced for free or reduced price meals

MONTEREY/WARM SPRINGS — Highland and Bath County Public Schools have announced their policy for providing free or reduced price meals for children served under the National School Lunch, and/or School Breakfast Programs. More...

Say good bye to the horses at the Masonic theater

CLIFTON FORGE — When five fiberglass horses designed by Mark Cline of Natural Bridge were placed on the Historic Masonic Theatre four months ago as an April Fool’s Day prank, the entire town smiled. More...

Photos

13-month-old Reaghan Pritt, the daughter of Greg and Jessica Pritt of Hot Springs, enjoyed the music of No Lifeguard On Duty at the second annual Wings and Wheels festival Saturday at Ingalls Field. More...

Engagements

Hull — Propst

BLUE GRASS — Pat and Treva Hull of Blue Grass announce the engagement of their oldest daughter, Ashley Huyler, to Jesse Clay Propst III, son of Jesse Propst Jr. of Lacey Springs and Judy Simmons of Bridgewater. More...

Highland County Krenite S brush spraying schedule announced

STAUNTON — The Virginia Department of Transportation’s Lexington Residency Office has announced its schedule for the application of Krenite S for brush control in Highland County this year. More...

Scrap-booking class offered

WARM SPRINGS—The Bath County Public Library will sponsor a scrap-booking class beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. The class will be held every third Tuesday night and is self-paced. More...

Special Sections

Schools

In brief ...

Bath County School Board

• Proposed new cell phone regulations for Bath County High School passed unanimously at a special called meeting Thursday, Aug. 5. More...

Sports

Phillips placed on IR

CANTON, Ohio – Playing in the shadows of the ultimate destination for all professional football players, John Phillips was in the midst of a Hall of Fame performance on Sunday night in the NFL preseason opener. More...

Mountain Mama keeps a’ rolling

MONTEREY — Saturday morning, heavy mist filled Monterey valley at dawn as hundreds of bikers descended on Highland High School for the 8 a.m. start of the ninth Mountain Mama Road Bike Challenge. More...

Bath County High School fall sports schedule

Football Varsity REVISED SCHEDULE/NOTE TIMES 8/13 Scrimmage vs. Wilson Memorial 5 p.m. Aug. 25 Sept. 1 Sept. 11 Sept. 18 Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. More...

Early Files

Lunch program pays its way

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Sept. 26, 1963 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. MONTEREY­— Highland County parents who dig into More...

Photo

This June 1930 picture is believed to have been taken on the Stephenson family homeplace, on Route 84 in Highland County. Pictured (l-r) are: Richard H. Hevener Jr. More...

25 years ago

August 15, 1985

• An estimated 89,000 fish were killed as a result of last Thursday’s tanker accident in the Jackson River, according to the State Water Control Board. More...

Cleek resigns from Bath school board

WARM SPRINGS — Urban “Jake” Cleek, Warm Springs District representative on the Bath County School Board, has resigned his seat effective Aug. 31. Cleek announced his plans at a special school board meeting Aug. 5. More...

In brief ...

Monterey Town Council

• Mayor Janice Warner announced last Thursday that the Department of Environmental Quality issued the town a certificate to operate the new sewer treatment plant. More...

In brief ...

Bath County Board of Supervisors

• Bath supervisors will hold a special called meeting at 6 p.m. Friday in Room 115 of the Bath County Courthouse. More...

Doors at BCHS a concern

WARM SPRINGS — The entrance doors at Bath County High School need to be replaced as soon as possible, school superintendent Sue Hirsh told the Bath County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. More...

Lucky Star is on the job

STRAIT CREEK – How is Lucky Star doing? Is he happy in his new job? How does he like the Army? People want to know. More...

City of Staunton receives tourism marketing grant

STAUNTON — The Staunton Convention Visitors Bureau, Staunton Downtown Development Association and the Staunton Music Guild announced that the three organizations have been awarded a $4,840 marketing grant as part of Virginia Tourism Corporatio More...

Forage Drought Risk Management Seminar set for August 25

WEYERS CAVE — Crop insurance has long been available for corn, soybeans, wheat and other commodity crops but not so for pastures and hay fields. Now there are two methods to insure pasture and hay fields against drought. More...

Bath County in motion at Wings, Wheels

What would Wings and Wheels be without “wings?” These were three of the several planes on hand for the event. More...

Photo

William Strong of Washington, D.C. More...

Strickler — Smith

MILLBORO — Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Strickler announce the engagement of their daughter, Santana Renee Strickler, to Eric Wayne Smith of McDowell. Miss Strickler graduated from Bath County High School and now attends Mary Baldwin College. More...

Seats still available for Jamestown trip

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath Community Senior Center trip to Jamestown, the Virginia Beach Aquarium and Yorktown Victory Center in June was rescheduled to Sept. 21, 22 and 23. More...

Obituaries

Paul Allen Snyder

MILLBORO — Paul Allen Snyder, 62, of 3850 Indian Draft Road, Millboro died late Saturday evening, Aug. 7, 2010 at his residence. He had a long battle with bladder, prostate, and lung cancer. More...

Raymond E. Brubeck Jr.

CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. — Raymond E. Brubeck Jr., 76, of Mechanicsville, formally of Hot Springs, Va., passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. He was born June 16, 1934, the son of Raymond E. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Sunday, Aug. 15 n Chimney Run Church of the Brethren Homecoming. Worship service at 9:30 a.m., with special morning singing by Danny, Kathy, Wayne, Billy, and Calvin Robertson and Percilla Madison. More...

Home & Property

Photo

Polly Byrd Chestnut of Mountain Grove has an oddity – an “Old Hen and Little Chickens” plant that has bloomed. Chestnut said the plants rarely bloom. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Aug. 4 — Deputy Robert W. Plecker responded to a report of a suspicious situation in the Healing Springs area. • Aug. 5 — Corporal Robert B. Weaver and Deputy Charles T. Burger Jr. More...

Letters

Recreation commission appreciates Highlanders

Editor, The Recorder, On behalf of The Highland County Recreation Commission, I would like to thank everyone who was involved with making last weekend’s Mountain Mama Road Bike Challenge a great success. More...

Let’s leave letters page open for other issues

Editor, The Recorder, More...

Are taxpayers indebted to Collins for job she held?

Editor, The Recorder, More...

Opinions & Commentary

Plenty to offer

All the discussions about attracting visitors to Bath and Highland lately appear to have plenty of merit, if last weekend is any indictor. More...

Pictorial

The car show and Wings & Wheels was a big hit, with extra categories this year, and thousands of visitors throughout the day to gaze upon these beauties. (Recorder photo by Mike Bollinger) More...

Helicopter flight brings back repressed memories

A Party of One

My helicopter history is limited. I am right now looking at a clock a Sikorsky honcho gave my father 25 years ago. The second hand is a small helicopter that traverses a map of the world as it flies around the face. More...


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