December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

County, Cedar Creek differ over contract

Arguments heard Friday in Bath’s circuit court

WARM SPRINGS — At what point is a contract binding? Bath County and Cedar Creek Associates disagree on this issue, and arguments in a civil case between the two were heard Friday in Bath County Circuit Court. More...

Two plead guilty in Bath County Court

WARM SPRINGS — Two men pleaded guilty to criminal charges Friday in Bath County Circuit Court. More...

Christmas Lighting contest winners

BLUE GRASS — The annual Christmas Lighting Contest for residents and businesses in Blue Grass was held the week of Dec. 13. More...

Photos

In the summer, the hills of Meadowdale are covered in grass. In winter, the the snow takes its place. (Recorder photo by James Jacenich) More...

Special Sections

Schools

Photos

The HHS choir sang “O Holy Night” by Adolphe Adam and “Shenandoah” by Teresa Jennings. More...

On the agenda

Bath County Public Schools School Administration Building, Warm Springs Closed meeting, 5:30 p.m. Regular meeting, 7 p.m. More...

Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is ...

Highland Elementary Preschool Cappie Hull, teacher Dear Santa, Please give me a rhino. Please give me a tiger. I want a giraffe and a zebra, too. I’m going to give you a candy cane. More...

Religion

What could be the most important thing that you will read today? God loves you

You may ask me to prove that statement. My seminary professors would be remiss if I did not include some form of doctrinal statement. But that is not proof. More...

Christmas Eve, 2005, Amman, Jordan

On Christmas Eve, I went to midnight Mass at a local Roman Catholic Church with a Roman Catholic colleague, a Jewish girl, her “lapsed Protestant” boyfriend (from a Protestant family almost never having been to church himself) and a youn More...

Home & Property

Be safe when shopping for the holidays

ARLINGTON — The National Crime Prevention Council reminds last-minute holiday shoppers to keep safety in mind as they hunt for those last-minute bargains. More...

Photos

Nikki McDaniel of Mountain Grove killed her first buck, an eight pointer while hunting the Allegheny Mountains with her dad, Donnie McDaniel, Gary Ryder and Meaghan Ryder also of Mountain Grove. More...

Letters

Topping trees can be a harmful practice

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Highland County Board of Supervisors Dec. 10, from Mustoe resident John Sweet. Gentlemen: More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

A capacity crowd filled the sanctuary Saturday, Dec. 18, at Blue Grass United Methodist Church for its Community Christmas Cantata and Pageant, “Christmas is a Birthday.” T.J. More...

Keeping all the lights on

It’s hard to imagine anyone getting excited about a utility, but over the past 10 months, The Recorder interviewed dozens of people who were downright sentimental about the Bath County Pumped Storage Station. More...

Dear Santa, please don’t bring me …

Say What?

Dear Santa, I hope this year has gone well for you. I know you’re busy as you get ready to make your rounds, but I wanted to take a few minutes and drop you a line. More...

Church gathering rescheduled  Free Access 

Please note the Christmas gathering at Burnsville United Methodist Church for the Women's Group has been rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 30 at 6:30 p.m., at the church. More...

Christmas blessings: from Ginny

MONTEREY — An envelope arrived the other day from family friend, Ginny Wrenn. Inside were some cards she had written, a book of poetry, a couple of short stories and three old photos. More...

Monterey man gets 30 days, suspended

MONTEREY — Adam Scott Wimer, 25, of Monterey, has been to district court a number of times over the past few years, mostly for misdemeanor traffic offenses. More...

Tis’ the season ...

It’s that season of the year — a time to touch base with loved ones who are away from home. Those who would enjoy Christmas cards are: More...

Photos

Bath County Christmas Mother Becky White had a special friend on her lap as she rode the parade route Saturday. (Recorder photo by Mike Bollinger) More...

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Cheese Claus (James Smith) was tossing stuffed animals to children along the parade route Saturday. He also handed out other gifts, including bicycles. More...

Obituaries

MARY ANN GILLESPIE CORBETT

RICHMOND — Mary Ann Gillespie Corbett, 82, of Richmond, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pearl Adkins and Connell Patrick Gillespie; and brother, William Harlon Gillespie, all of Monterey. More...

LUCY G. PUFFENBARGER

TRIANGLE — Lucy G. Puffenbarger, 92, died Dec. 16, 2010 at her home, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. She was born Sept. 25, 1918 in Monterey, a daughter of the late William and Rosie Halterman Echard. More...

Sports

BCHS and HHS fall postseason honors

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath and Highland fall sports teams racked up a variety of honors for their exploits in their sports in 2010. More...

Highland’s two weeks sports schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 28 Boys’ basketball at HHS, Allegheny Mountain Radio Holiday Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 29 Boys’ basketball at HHS, Allegheny Mountain Radio Holiday Tournament Monday, Jan. More...

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Bath A-League football team members for 2010 were, front row (l-r), Dennis Wilfong, Bubba Maddow, Duncan Hupman, Brevin Young, Brandon Ryder, Josh Chestnut, Tommy Hise, Caleb Hise, Warren Markum and N More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Dec. 13 — Deputy Robert W. Plecker, responded to a report of a dispute on Tunnel Hill Road. • Dec. 14 — Deputy Jeremy S. More...

Early Files

Greenhouse horticulture source of satisfaction to Montereyan

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Nov. 6, 1980 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. MONTEREY — Mrs. More...

25 years ago

JANUARY 2, 1985

• The Bath County Public Library will sponsor a program on basic microwave cooking for beginners on Monday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. at the library. The program will be conducted by Jane Lyle, county extension agent. More...

50 years ago

DECEMBER 22, 1960

• Four to six inches of fresh snow greeted Highlanders Wednesday morning (yesterday) assuring the prospects for a white Christmas. The new snow began to fall about 7 p.m. More...



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