November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Airport needs help to survive winter

WARM SPRINGS — Nearly everyone is feeling the effects of the ongoing recession, and the Bath County Airport Authority is no different. More...

Food inspection ordinance passes

WARM SPRINGS — An ordinance exempting non-profit organizations from food inspections at fairs, festivals or athletic events is now on the books in Bath County. More...

Legislators paint bleak picture

WARM SPRINGS — The state’s financial situation was bad for the 2009-10 budget year, and State Sen. Creigh Deeds and Del. Jim Shuler told the Bath County Board of Supervisors it would be bad again in 2010-11. More...

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Past Bath Christmas Mothers gathered along with current Christmas Mother Becky White Nov. 9 at St. Luke’s Church. More...

In Brief . . .

Highland County Circuit Court

Highland County Circuit Court • Friday in Highland circuit court, Julian Turk pleaded guilty to felony breaking and entering for an offense that occurred on Feb. 28. Judge Humes J. Franklin Jr. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Schools, county grapple with pay raise request

Budget decisions cause supervisors’ tempers to flare

MONTEREY — Teachers are united in their request for pay increases, but county supervisors find themselves at odds with the school board, and each other, on the matter this week. More...

Valley 7th graders honor veterans

HOT SPRINGS — Patriotism was on full display at Valley Elementary School on Veterans Day when the seventh grade class presented “A Tribute To Heroes.” More...

Highland Elementary honors Veterans

Among the many veterans attending the Veterans program at Highland Elementary School were Scott Murat, U.S. Army; Gene Meyer, U.S. Air Force retired; Austin Shepherd, U.S. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Thursday, Nov. 18 ¦ Burnsville United Methodist Church Women’s Group meets, 6:30 p.m., at the church. 2011 planning meeting with dinner. Bring your 2011 calendar and a covered dish. Saturday, Nov. More...

Home & Property

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VFW Post 4204 has collected food, games and toiletry items that will be sent to soldiers connected with Bath and Highland counties currently serving in the armed forces. More...

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Mimi Byrd Keyser, right, was presented with a commendation by the Bath County Board of Supervisors Nov. 9. Keyser was honored for picking up trash along U.S. 220 in Ashwood for many years. More...

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John Bendel of Doe Hill killed this nine-point buck in his neighborhood with the assistance of spotter and son Cullen. More...

Letters

Board urges citizens to be alert after break-in

Editor, The Recorder, This letter is to inform the consumers of the Millboro Water Association that every consumer on the system has been violated. The association owns a well on the old Stillwater property in Millboro. More...

Please spay and neuter your pets, says SPCA

Editor, The Recorder, Why does the sight of three adorable kittens make Ann mad? Let’s see … More...

Emergencies committee appreciates support

Editor, The Recorder, On behalf of the Bath County Committee for Emergencies, I would like to thank you for your support. More...

McDowell woman faces daunting medical bills

SELDOM SEEN — Kathy Puffenbarger lives in a small trailer with her husband, Johnny, on a half-acre lot out of sight of the nearest neighbor. The road is partially paved and partially not. More...

Highland gets its ribbon

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation honored 264 public and 50 private Blue Ribbon schools award winners at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel Tuesday. More...

Board, schools discuss spend federal dollars

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Board of Supervisors took no action last Tuesday on a request from superintendent of schools Sue Hirsh to appropriate $75,217 in federal education jobs money. More...

Truck burns in Tuesday night crash at Mountain Grove

MOUNTAIN GROVE — A log truck burned as the result of an accident on Route 39 West near the West Virginia border late Tuesday night. More...

Community Thanksgiving tradition scheduled

HOT SPRINGS — A Bath County tradition will continue on Thanksgiving Day at noon when the community thanksgiving dinner is held once again at the Hot Springs firehouse. More...

Consider raising pups for the blind

LEESBURG —Whether your holiday ritual is to shop for gifts, make your own, or simply give of your time, Guiding Eyes for the Blind’s Puppy Raising Program gives area residents in the Shenandoah Valley region the opportunity to start a ne More...

In Brief ...

Highland County Supervisors

H on or R oll • At it s Tue sd ay, O ct. 16 work session, the Highland board of supervisors heard a report from Economic Development Authority chair Betty Mitchell, on the group’s work since its inception in 2006. More...

Obituaries

Edith Marie Stoklasa

HOT SPRINGS – Edith Marie Stoklasa, 96, of Hot Springs died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at Bath Community Hospital. She was the wife of George E. Stoklasa Sr., who preceded her in death. She was born Nov. More...

Hanah Ryland Sanger

RICHMOND — Hannah Ryland Sanger, wife of Julian D. Sanger, departed this life on Nov. 8, 2010. More...

Edyth Corn Beckner Waterman

ROANOKE — Edyth Corn Beckner Waterman, 87, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Kenneth L. Beckner; four brothers; and one sister. More...

Sports

Chargers retain Region C crown

Bath vs. More...

Persinger 10th fastest in State

THE PLAINS — Bath Pioneer cross country champ Matt Persinger set a new school best by finishing 10th in the state cross country race last Saturday at Great Meadow High School. More...

Chargers look to calm Maroon Tide

WARM SPRINGS — Tomorrow night the Bath County Chargers (6-4) begin the Region C playoffs with a semifinal battle against the Galax Maroon Tide (8-3), and like most of the season, Bath’s opponent will likely try to counter Bath’s si More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Nov. 9 — Deputy Jeremy S. Cutlip responded to a report of suspicious people on Park Lane. • Nov. 9 — Cutlip transported an individual to Alleghany Regional Jail. • Nov. 9 — Lieutenant Noel T. More...

Early Files

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The Stonewall Band, in August of 1926, was made up of (l-r) first row: Julian Blagg, Gordon Simmons, Thomas Simmons and E.E. “Bert” Rexrode; second row: Harvey Hull, Roy Moyers, Berlin L. More...

Plane makes emergency landing at 12th hole of Homestead Golf Course

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the July 2, 1987 edition of The Recorder. Palmer Stacy was publisher; Gene Christie was editor. More...

25 years ago

November 21, 1985

• A Disaster Application Center for persons who incurred any damage as a result of the Nov. 4 flooding will be open in Highland County next week. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Caution is warranted

Extra money is nice. Everyone would like to have some, especially this time of year. Thanks to the feds, our school systems do, but they need to make careful choices on how to spend it. More...

Pictorial

Students in Carpentry II and III and Industrial Maintenance II and III classes at Bath County High School are making gifts for the Christmas Mother program. More...


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