August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Farm safety — it’s your choice

MONTEREY — Farm work is dangerous, said Bruce Stone of the Virginia Farm Bureau. He spoke to a group of farmers at The Highland Center National Health Center week event Aug. 11. No one disagreed with him. More...

YEP highlights year of achievements

MONTEREY — The Highland Center’s Youth Employment Program, begun in 2002, completed another season with a visit from Rep. Bob Goodlatte of the Sixth Congressional District. More...

Weather report

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Highland Food Drive planned

MONTEREY — The Ruritan clubs of Highland County will hold a countywide food drive on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Highland County Fairgrounds. More...

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Tom Duncan of Mill Gap caught this 58-pound halibut in Seward, Alaska on Friday, July 30. He was enjoying a fishing trip with Doc Robinson of Blue Grass. (Photo courtesy Tom Duncan) More...

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Marcia Lyons of Hattaras, N.C. More...

Special Sections

Schools

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New Bath County Public Schools staff members are (l-r) Kirby Green, English teacher at Bath County High School; Michelle Eldridge, math teacher at BCHS; Justin Broughman, social studies teacher at BCH More...

School board seek candidates for open Warm Springs seat

WARM SPRINGS — Are you a registered voter in the Warm Springs District? Would you like to serve on the Bath County School Board? More...

Sports

Chargers look to win last Region C title

WARM SPRINGS — Next season, the VHSL will eliminate the Region C for football, exchanging the four-region Group A system, for a two super-section format. With it, Bath County Region C football dominance will end. More...

Pigskin report

ARLINGTON, TX — I had seen this massive structure rising from the ground and taking shape on several trips to Dallas over the past few years. To some, it resembles a spaceship while others compare it to a coliseum in Rome. More...

BCHS Football Schedule

8/20 Scrimmage @ Moorefield,W.Va. 5 p.m. 8/27 vs. Eastern Montgomery 7 p.m. 9/3 vs. East Hardy, W. Va. 7 p.m. 9/10 @ Buffalo Gap 7:30 p.m. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Aug. 10 — Major Richard D. Chestnut assisted a motorist on Courthouse Hill Road. • Aug. 10 — Deputy Jeremy S. Cutlip unlocked a vehicle at The Homestead. • Aug. More...

Letters

Counties need ridgeline protection — now

Editor, The Recorder The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has proposed regulations for a permit by rule for so-called “small wind energy projects.” The proposed regulations fall well short of satisfying the DEQ’s legis More...

Why do we keep electing government scoundrels?

Editor, The Recorder Why are most politicians so different from the people they claim to represent? More...

Opinions & Commentary

Spending the money wisely

Citizens want to see government spend taxpayer dollars wisely. So do we. There are times, however, when unexpected expenses make spending unavoidable. The Bath County Board of Supervisors has run into a few of these situations recently. More...

Pictorial

Dynamic duo, or odd couple? Both, actually. Pro-rider Thad Wolff (left) and Highland County attorney Brian Richardson are an unusual team. More...

‘Dog Days’ no fun for dogs

A Party of One

It’s the “Dog days of summer.” What are the dog days, anyway? They have something to do with Sirius, the “dog star” being close to the sun. More...

WCHG has new station coordinator

HOT SPRINGS — The new station coordinator at WCHG will eventually go from sometimes being in the news to covering it. More...

Goodlatte for farmers, against big government

MONTEREY — Rep. Bob Goodlatte of the Sixth Congressional District attended the farmer’s day event at Highland Medical Center Aug. 11, taking time to praise local farmers while criticizing federal farm policies. More...

Board accepts resignation

WARM SPRINGS — Following a onehour, three-minute closed session Friday afternoon to discuss personnel matters, the Bath County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of an employee in the county administrator’s office. More...

Survivors’ dinner kicks off Relay

FAIRVIEW – 1959: The year Steve Weintraub of Millboro was diagnosed with cancer. 2010: The year Ken Jones of Millboro was diagnosed. Last Saturday, Aug. More...

Birth

Alyssa Grace Ingram

MILLBORO — Michael and Rachael Ingram of Millboro announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Alyssa Grace Ingram, born July 2, 2010, at Augusta Health, Fishersville. She weighed eight pounds, five ounces, and was 21 inches long. More...

Big Game show coming to Rockingham

HARRISONBURG — The Rockingham- Harrisonburg Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will host the 71st annual Big Game Trophy Show and Sportsman’s Fair. More...

Walton Tract closed for repairs

HOT SPRINGS — The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, received Recovery Act funds to stabilize a section of the Cowpasture River and secure the foundation of the Walton Tract swinging bridge in Bath County. More...

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Thomas Bogan of Bacova grew this 16 ¼-inch burpless cucumber in his backyard garden. Bogan said he composts the garden in the fall and winter and used Miracle-Gro in the spring. More...

Obituaries

John Jeffrey Mast

MILLBORO — John Jeffrey Mast, 55, 268 Magnolia Lane, Millboro, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 at his residence. He was born June 29, 1955 in Boone, C., the son of Jimmie Brown Farthing Mast and the late Houston Mast. More...

Ruth D. Bogan

BACOVA — Ruth D. Bogan, 77, of 9874 Jackson River Turnpike, Bacova, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at Bath Community Hospital in Hot Springs. She was born Dec. More...

Artie Donovan “Don” Poling

PARSONS, W.Va. — Artie Donovan “Don” Poling, 79, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Thursday morning Aug. 12, 2010 at his home. He had been in his usual health, and death was unexpected. He was born Wednesday, Aug. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Saturday, Aug. 21 ¦ Wayne Arbogast Benefit Poker Run, at Word of Faith Church, Monterey. Registration 9-10 a.m. Last bike out at 10:30 a.m. All proceeds/donations go to the Wayne Arbogast family for medical expenses. More...

Home & Property

BCPS announce bus routes for 2010-11 school year

WARM SPRINGS — Following is the list of bus numbers, bus drivers and bus routes for Bath County Public Schools. Students will return to school on Wednesday, Aug. 25. All starting times are approximate. More...

Farmers’ Market to hold special event Aug. 27

MONTEREY — Friday, Aug. 27 is Neighbors Helping Neighbors Day at the Highland Farmers’ Market in Monterey. More...

Early Files

State investigation reveals no interest conflict in schools

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Jan. 2, 1975 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

Gun-wielding vandal sought in Millboro area

Editor’s The following article was gleaned from the Feb. 13, 1975 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

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The last haystack of summer. This picture was taken by the late Bessie Reynolds in the summer of 1944 on the Reynolds far near McDowell, now owned by Dwayne and Jo- Ann Harkleroad. More...



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