October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Cancer research, programs supported by RFL

The money raised through the local American Cancer Society Relays for Life supports a number of programs, says Highland Relay for Life chair Dorothy Stephenson. The following is a list of some of the things the ACS does with the money it receives. More...

Woman sentenced; leniency for 2 others

WARM SPRINGS – Donica Doubet will spend more than three years in prison for selling $60 worth of drugs to an undercover officer. More...

MPCA meets

MILLBORO — The Millboro Preservation and Cultural Association met on Sept. 28 at the Millboro Ruritan Clubhouse. The publicity committee reported that the website is up and running. It is www.millboropca.org. More...

Ag center: Who’s involved?

MONTEREY — The following citizens, agencies, and businesses are involved so far as partners in the Alleghany Highlands Agricultural Center: More...

Special Sections

Schools

HHS principal requests athlete drug testing

MONTEREY — Highland High School principal Kelly Wilmore told the Highland County School Board Monday that he wanted permission to test student athletes for the presence of illicit drugs. More...

In Brief …

Highland County School Board

• Highland County Education Association member teacher Jeanne Whitecotton reminded school board members Monday that $73,376 from the federal Education Jobs Fund would be making its way to Highland County in October. More...

Grant would help students with SOL tests

MILLBORO — Bath County High School is hoping to receive a grant that would help students who have attempted state Standards of Learning tests and still need to pass in order to receive verified credits for courses needed for graduation. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Thursday, Oct. 7 ¦ McDowell Presbyterian Church community pot luck dinner, 6:30 p.m. Theme, “Everybody Say Cheese!” Bring a dish featuring cheese or a can of food for the food bank. Prizes for crowd favorites. Friday-Sunday, Oct. More...

McDowell Community Blessing of the Animals Service held

McDOWELL — McDowell Presbyterian Church was host to 39 worshipers — 21 on two legs and 18 on four — for its fifth annual Community Blessing of the Animals Service on Saturday, Oct. 2. More...

Home & Property

On the agenda

Bath County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 12 — 7 p.m. Bath County Courthouse — Room 115 • 6 p.m. More...

October is Disability and Awareness Month

WARM SPRINGS – October is Disability and Awareness Month in Virginia. The General Assembly passed Senate Joint Resolution 321 in 2009 declaring an increase in public awareness and respect for persons with disabilities. More...

Masonic Theatre throws one final event Nov. 7

CLIFTON FORGE ­— The Historic More...

Letters

State superintendent congratulates HHS

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to Kelly Wilmore, principal of Highland High School, on Sept. 30. Dear Mr. More...

Isn’t post office in the business of service?

Editor, The Recorder Maybe I’m naive, but I just came from the post office and I am so appalled I am dumb-founded, ill, and temporarily totally discombobulated. I had letters to mail, a little package, and a money order to cash. More...

County should stick to its contract obligations

Editor, The Recorder, More...

Chargers prevail

COVINGTON — The Bath County Chargers responded to a Covington touchdown on the opening kickoff with two first-quarter scores of their own and dominated the Cougars with a punishing defense the rest of the way for an exciting 27-12 victory in th More...

Stuart Hall removed as board chair

Byrd, Hardbarger installed

WARM SPRINGS — Four Bath County supervisors were unhappy with the way chairman Stuart Hall conducted himself at the board’s September meeting. Tuesday night, they did something about it. More...

Stephenson new chair Highland Relay for Life

MONTEREY — “It’s always been a passion,” said Dorothy Stephenson, newly appointed chair of the Highland’s Relay for Life. More...

In Brief …

Highland County Board of Supervisors

• County administrator Roberta Lambert told the board she had received two new bids on the proposed courthouse gutter replacement project. More...

Ag center plans moving forward for phase one

MONTEREY — Construction documents are in-hand and a bid package is being completed, according to the building committee for the Alleghany Highlands Agricultural Center, LLC. More...

Obituaries

Eugene ‘Gene ’ Armstrong

DAYOTNA BEACH, Fla. — Eugene M Armstrong, 86, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 at the Emory L. Bennett Veterans Nursing Home in Daytona Beach. He was born, Jan. 25, 1924 in Head Waters, Va., a son of Grace H and Ernest Blair Armstrong. More...

Evelyn Beulah Danels

OCALA, Fla. — Evelyn Beulah Dannels, 96, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 at Estelle’s Hospice House. She was born in Bath County, Va., and moved to Ocala in 1955 from Hot Springs, Va. More...

Mary Martha Douglas

STAUNTON — Mary Martha Pullin Douglas, 93, of 832 Ellen Street, Staunton, died Saturday evening, Oct. 2, 2010 in Shenandoah Nursing Home, Fishersville, where she had been residing since June 30. More...

Sports

Warriors fend off Charger attack

DUNMORE, W.Va. — The Pocahontas Warriors used a trick play and several costly Bath miscues to escape with a 7-6 win Friday night. The game was a defensive slugfest from start to finish. More...

On Campus

Three former Bath County High School athletes are playing college athletics at three schools across Virginia this fall. More...

Chargers split 2 in district action

James River at Bath WARMS SPRINGS — The James River Knights visited Charger Gym Thursday night and swept an error-prone Bath County team in three sets, 25-19, 25-19, 25-17. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Sept. 27 — Corporal Robert B. Weaver responded to a report of property damage on Rosie’s Hunt Camp Road. • Sept. 27 — Deputy William D. More...

Early Files

63 years’ experience goes into quilts made by Mustoe resident

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Oct. 9, 1980 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

OCToBER 10, 1985

• The owner of the fuel tanker which spilled more than 8,000 gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel into the Jackson River in August has been fined more than $10,000 by the State Water Control Board. More...

50 years ago

OCToBER 6, 1960

• The Highland School Board will present a deed for the purchase of 13 acres of land for the site of a new county high school to Circuit Judge William S. Moffett Tuesday for the court’s approval of the purchase. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Setting the right example

Bath County supervisors, in no uncertain terms, made it clear this week that rude or inappropriate behavior by elected officials on this board will not be tolerated. More...

New York shopping: Something for everyone

A Party of One

I breezed right by Bloomingdales, Bergdorfs and Bendels. I eschewed Saks Fifth Avenue. I smugly strolled past street vendors selling “I Heart NY” t-shirts and knock-off purses and pseudo Pashmina scarves. More...

Pictorial

Fans across the region are used to seeing Dorothy Stephenson on her feet, and constantly moving. She’s been the face of clogging in this area for several years, founding her Sundance Studio to teach younger generations all the right moves. More...



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