December 2, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Family hopes for Christmas at home

Tracy Chapman benefit to be held Sunday

MONTEREY — If she had her way, she’d be home for Christmas — with her daughter. Patricia Chapman and her husband, Harold, remain closely by the side of their 18-year-old daughter, Tracy, this week. More...

Sign ordinance gets planners’ nod

MONTEREY — Town Council changed its sign ordinance in 2009, but didn’t run the change through the Highland County Planning Commission. On Tuesday, Nov. More...

Bicycle group coming through Warm Springs

WARM SPRINGS — Six months ago, a four-rider team left northern California on a 14-month, 15,000-mile bicycle tour dubbed “Bike49.” They will be pedaling through Warm Springs. More...

Special Sections

Schools

On the Agenda

Bath County Public Schools, Tuesday, Dec. 7 Closed meeting 6:30 p.m. More...

Bath school staff to get bonuses

HOT SPRINGS — While the exact amount is yet to be determined, school staff in Bath will get a bonus this year, and likely before Christmas. More...

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MeadWestvaco employees recently visited Valley Elementary School in Hot Springs. They discussed the importance of taking care of forests and spoke on the many examples of wood/paper. Students in Mrs. More...

Religion

RELIGION

Saturday, Dec. 4 ¦ Pendleton County Community Choir seasonal concert, Monterey United Methodist Church, 8 p.m. For information contact the Rev. Clayton Payne. Sunday, Dec. More...

Home & Property

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Hound Dog Hunt Club members bagged 10 bucks this year. Front row (l-r) are Blake Woodzell, Layni Woodzell and Dickie Kershner. More...

Early Files

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1941 graduates of Monterey High School posed for a group picture at their 25th anniversary reunion in this June 1966 photo. Pictured (l-r) are: Miss Mary Maloy and Mrs. More...

Costs plague schools

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Feb. 17, 1955 edition of The Recorder. V. Francis Reynolds was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

DECEMBER 5, 1985

• The Highland County School Board discussed progress on the six-year plan at its regular monthly meeting on Monday. More...

Road case appealed to higher court

CCC users hope to keep corridor open to public

MONTEREY — The CCC Road is once again threatened with closure as landowners David Dykes of Richmond and John and Elizabeth Burch of Woodbridge appeal Highland Circuit Court Judge Humes J. More...

Farmers watch for changes

MONTEREY — More than 700 Virginia Farm Bureau delegates and guests rose to their feet and applauded as Rep. More...

In Brief . . .

Highland Supervisors

• Following a joint public hearing with the Highland County Planning Commission on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Wind turbine approved in Doe Hill

MONTEREY — The Highland County Board of Supervisors approved a conditional use permit a 67-foot tall residential wind turbine on a 48-acre A-2 agricultural tract owned by Marsha Bennett in Doe Hill. More...

In Brief . . .

Highland Planning Commission

• On Nov. More...

Millboro association hosted tractor ride

MILLBORO — The Millboro Preservation and Cultural Association sponsored a tractor trail ride Sept. 25. More...

Obituaries

George William Ingram

MILLBORO — George William Ingram, 60, of 11072 Cowpasture River Highway, Millboro, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 at his residence. He was born Sept. More...

LESLIE VIRGINIA McFADDEN

BOLAR — Luella Virginia McFadden, 96, of Bolar passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 at Bath Community Hospital. She was born April 2, 1914 near Bolar, a daughter of the late David Marvin and Nellie Belle Mackey Lockridge. Mrs. More...

Sports

Ford wraps up softball

WARM SPRINGS — Bath County junior and standout softball pitcher Jailyn Ford recently concluded the summer exhibition season with the Williamsburg Starz 18-U Gold team. More...

Pioneer District football standings

District Overall Points Opp. More...

Photos

Nine-year-old Jenifer Ford killed this three-pointer Nov. 23 with one shot at 30 yards using a Remington 260, while hunting on private property with her father, Jay Ford. (Photo courtesy Jay Ford) More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Reports

Bath County • Nov. 22 — Deputy Jeremy S. Cutlip checked on a report of an intoxicated driver. • Nov. 22 — Sheriff R. Larry Norfleet responded to a tree down in Hot Springs. • Nov. 22 — Deputy William D. More...

Letters

Thank officers on behalf of the late Sheriff Gumm

Editor, The Recorder, It sure is getting cold at night and getting dark sooner now, also. I want you to take a minute to thank those people that protect you on these cold dreary nights. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

Culinary Arts I and II students prepared a meal Tuesday night for the Bath County School Board and Bath County Board of Supervisors to enjoy before their joint meeting. More...

Farmers have a bone to pick

Following the mid-term elections in November it became clear the nation was asking Washington to change course. A new Republican majority in the House and a diminished Democratic presence in the Senate ensure things will not be the same next year. More...



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