November 25, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Bath man sentenced to nine years

WARM SPRINGS — Hugh Kevin Wooddell of Burnsville, convicted in August of possession of a firearm after being previously convicted of a felony and two counts of drug possession for possession of Oxycontin and methamphetamine, was sentenced to n More...

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Kid’s Klub is a Sunday School that meets the second Sunday of each month at McDowell Presbyterian Church from 1:30-3 p.m. All kids from kindergarten through fifth grade are welcome. More...

Dollar General still possible

WARM SPRINGS — The chance of having a Dollar General store in Bath is still very much alive, planning director Sherry Ryder told planners Monday. More...

Bath planners discuss shale drilling

WARM SPRINGS — There may not be sufficient marcellus shale formations in Bath for natural gas drilling, but the Bath County Planning Commission could end up preparing an ordinance in the future to address the possibility. More...

Birth

Alexis Michelle Grant

STAUNTON — Shaun and Anna Grant of Staunton announce the birth of a daughter, Alexis Michelle Grant, born on Oct. 15, 2010 at 12:19 p.m. at August Health in Fishersville. More...

Special Sections

Schools

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Highland Elementary School kindergarteners recently celebrated the 50th day of school with an old fashioned sock hop — lots of poodle skirts, slicked back hair, and rolled up jeans. More...

Correction

Highland Elementary School fourth grader Holden Swecker’s name was omitted from the B honor roll in last week’s edition of The Recorder. More...

How do you cook a Thanksgiving turkey?

Highland Elementary School students can tell you: here are the recipes: More...

Religion

RELIGION

Wednesday, Nov. 24 ¦ McDowell Presbyterian Church, Thanksgiving Eve Communion Service, 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. ¦ Monterey Community Thanksgiving Eve Service, Monterey Presbyterian Church, 7 p.m. Guest preacher is Pastor Chip Hill. 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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This snapshot, submitted by Corilda Chaplin Keyser Post of Winter Haven, Fla., is of a courting couple ready to enjoy an outing in a horse and buggy in the year 1911. More...

Pilot, passengers escape serious injuries Sunday

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the July 29, 1971 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

November 28, 1985

• Tricia Vandevander, a 1984 graduate of Bath County High School, is a returning member of the Bridgewater College women’s varsity basketball team. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

If anyone needs a reminder how dedicated our emergency services volunteers are, they need look no further than the night of Nov. 16. More...

Thanksgiving— in action

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~ William Arthur Ward Thanksgiving is a wholly American holiday, a day set aside by the Pilgrims who came here, suffered greatly, and buried th More...

The world stopped turning, but let’s do slow down, OK?

From Sunny Creek

We quietly came to the end of an era in September, when the cast from As the World Turns took their final bow. A few characters had been on board for most of its 56-year run. More...

Truck thief?

Volunteers on scene more than 12 hours; police still investigating causes of truck fire on Route 39

MOUNTAIN GROVE — The log truck that burned on Route 39 west near the West Virginia border had been reported stolen, West Virginia State Police said. More...

Highland’s Little Dublin recollected in new book

WAYNESBORO — A small yet determined group of Irish settlers made their mark on Highland County’s history and its people. Until recently, their story has gone mostly untold. More...

Irish Scones a hearty treat for the holidays

There are many recipes for Irish scones, probably as many as there are Irish families. More...

Christmas tradition comes alive at The Homestead

HOT SPRINGS — The Homestead continued a classic holiday tradition with the formal lighting on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. More...

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The nursing department at Bath Community Hospital held a breakfast Thursday, Nov. 18 to benefit the Christmas Mother program. More...

Bicycle tourism to get regional support

STAUNTON — The Virginia Tourism Corporation has announced the Central Shenandoah Planning District has been awarded financial support through the state’s Virginia is for Lovers Marketing Leverage Grant Program for the “Bike the Vall More...

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Ryan Hodges makes a donation on behalf of the Bolar Ruritan Club to Christmas Mother Becky White. (Photo courtesy Mary Hodges) More...

Obituaries

Don Gordon Matheny

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Don Gordon Matheny, 48, of Millboro, Va., passed away Oct. 22, 2010 at Owensboro Kentucky Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents Garland Matheny Sr. More...

Sports

Governors show Chargers the door

RICHMOND — The Region C Champ Bath County Charger volleyball team’s season ended Friday morning in the State Group A, D-1 semifinals with a four set loss, 25-27, 12-25, 25-14, 15-25, to Region B Champ Nelson County at the Siegel Center. More...

Bath County Chargers, 21-5 2010 Volleyball Results

Beat Parry McCluer Beat Buffalo Gap Beat Alleghany Beat Grace Christian Beat Annandale Beat Matoaca Beat James River-Midlothian Beat Chantilly Lost to Lake Braddock Beat Alleghany Beat Pendleton Beat Craig Lost to James River -Buchanan Beat Covington More...

Tide douses Chargers

WARM SPRINGS — The Galax Maroon Tide intercepted four passes and defeated the Bath County Chargers, 21-7, Friday evening in the Region C, D-1 semifinals on a cold Carl. F. Williams Field. More...

Home & Property

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Bear Loop Hunt Club in the Millboro area was recognized Friday for being a Certified Forest Stewardship Landowner. More...

Highland music students present Dec. 5 concert

MONTEREY — Highland County music students will present a Wintertide Music Festival on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. at McDowell Presbyterian Church. This first of its kind program will feature 38 local music students in recital. More...

Singers wanted at Springs

HOT SPRINGS — Feel like singing some holiday tunes? If so, then the Springs Nursing Center wants to hear from you or your group. More...

Letters

Superintendent explains Highland school decisions

Editor, The Recorder, There are several misconceptions that occurred in the supervisors’ meetings last week regarding the (Highland) schools. More...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, right?

Editor, The Recorder, Greetings From The Springs Nursing Center and our residents, who hold a special place in your heart. In recent years, you have made our Christmas Shop such a fun event. More...


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