May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Highland board sets hearing for comp plan

MONTEREY — After years of revision and debate, the Highland County Comprehensive Plan revision is going to public hearing. The Highland County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday to set a hearing for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19. More...

Salvatore hopes to be commissioner of revenue

WARM SPRINGS — Crystal Salvatore of Burnsville will seek the Bath County Commissioner of Revenue position in the November election. More...

EMT class begins June 2

HOT SPRINGS — Bath County is in need of emergency services volunteers, and beginning in June, there will be a chance for those interested to help. More...

Camp Allegheny nominated for most endangered sites list

MONTEREY — The 400-foot wind turbines planned for private property on Allegheny Mountain are a threat to the historic battlefield nearby, says Highlanders for Responsible Development. More...

Car show held this weekend

DOUTHAT — The 13th annual Lake Run Two-Day Car Show at Douthat State Park is this Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22. The weekend kicks off on Saturday at noon with registration at Douthat State Park Office. More...

Hit Beef Field Day, May 25

BLUE GRASS — A Beef Field Day is set for Wednesday, May 25 at Greenstream Farm, the home of David and Betty Kiser, 2995 Blue Grass Valley Road. More...

Antique gowns? Get free admission to bridal fair

MILLBORO — Diamond Triple C Ranch, the breeding alpaca ranch in Bath County, will display local antique bridal gowns during its 2011 Diamond Bridal Faire on Saturday, May 28, from noon to 3 p.m. in Millboro, 541 Deerfield Road. More...

Special Sections

Schools

In brief ...

Highland County School Board

• The Highland County School Boardheld a closed session Monday toconsider a student discipline issue.After meeting, the board expelleda high school student for one More...

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The Highland High School Class of 2012 hosted the Junior/Senior prom on April 30 in the Commonwealth Room of The Homestead. More...

Bath students bring home awards

HOT SPRINGS — Youth from the Bath County High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America participated in a weekend leadership training conference April 28-May 1, in Virginia Beach. More...

Home & Property

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Fourth grade students at Millboro Elementary School who participated in the ‘Trout in the Classroom’ program and released their fish at Douthat State Park Monday were (l-r) front row: Bet More...

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Bath Deputy Cody R. Smith, left, graduated from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy in Weyers Cave May 12. More...

In brief ...

Highland County Board of Supervisors

• Tuesday, the Highland CountyBoard of Supervisors approved aloan from the revolving loan fundfor the McDowell Volunteer FireDepartment for $35,000. More...

Letters

Former Highlanders support grocery store

Editor, The Recorder, My wife and I moved to Highland County shortly after buying property on Upper Back Creek. We lived in the county for about 18 years, and 99 percent of the time, we loved everything about it, and did not want to change a thing. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

Highland County attorney Brian Richardson’s electric Norton motorcycle was an irresistible story last year. Overcoming incredible odds, the vintage bike, and its “vintage” 50-yearold rider, Thad Wolff, surprised everyone. More...

Good time to thank landowners

There can be no further doubt about the significance of Camp Allegheny. More...

Baby Caleb has ‘heart of a champion’

PHILADELPHIA – At five months old, Caleb Reed is too young to ride a roller coaster. But that is just what the baby and his parents have been on these past 10 days. More...

Farmers’ market welcomes new co-manager

Opening date is June 4

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County Farmers’ Market will open June 4 for its second season in downtown Hot Springs, and there is a new face helping make preparations for opening day. Beth Rogers of Warm Springs will be a co-manager this year. More...

Cedar Creek Associates prevails in suit ruling

WARM SPRINGS — Cedar Creek Associates has prevailed in a lawsuit brought by Bath County over whether CCA was in violation of a contract by increasing lot rents for tenants. Judge Humes Franklin Jr. recently granted a demurrer sought by CCA. More...

Fry seeking Valley Springs seat in November election

WARM SPRINGS — Kevin Fry has submitted petitions to the registrar’s office and will be a candidate for the Valley Springs District seat on the Bath County Board of Supervisors. More...

AmeriCorps week celebrates local VISTA volunteers

MONTEREY — This week is National AmeriCorps week— a time to recognize the thousands of AmeriCorps members who volunteer their time and service to improving the nation, one community at a time. More...

Bath Business Building Days canceled

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath Business Building Days seminars originally scheduled for Thursday (today) and Friday at the Dairy Barn and Bath County High School have been canceled. More...

Theater’s flea market set June 4

CLIFTON FORGE — On June 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Long May

HOT SPRINGS — Dorothy Long May, 85, of Thomastown Road, Hot Springs, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Augusta Health in Fishersville. She was born Jan. More...

Margaret Carpenter Lindsay

MILLBORO — Margaret Carpenter Lindsay, 85, of Millboro, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Bath Community Hospital in Hot Springs. She was born Aug. 6, 1925 in Millboro. She was a homemaker and wife to the late James Wayne Lindsay Sr. More...

Sara Sullenberger Bobbitt

MONTROSS — Sara Sullenberger Bobbitt, 95, died peacefully May 12, 2011 at her home in Montross. She was born Aug. 7, 1915 in Monterey, the daughter of the late Don and Mary Madge Seybert Sullenberger. More...

Sports

Chargers out-duel Rockets on diamond

WARM SPRINGS — After battling the Craig County Rockets to a 9-9 darknesscalled tie earlier in the season, the Bath County Charger baseball club hosted the Rockets Monday afternoon and earned an exciting 10-9 win. The game was also a long one. More...

Greenbrier Classic adds Mickelson to golf roster

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – The inaugural Greenbrier Classic on the PGA Tour was a rousing success in 2010. Australian Stuart Appleby fired a final round 59 to win the tourney. More...

Chargers get region return with sweep of Blues

BUENA VISTA — The Bath County boys earned a second consecutive trip to the Region C playoffs with a hard-fought 2-0 win over district foe Parry McCluer Tuesday at Southern Virginia University. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • May 9 – Corporal Weaver assisted a resident with keys locked in vehicle in Warm Springs. • May 9 – Deputy Sexton responded to a report of an activated burglar alarm in Warm Springs. More...

Early Files

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The Highland Recorder ran an ad for Don Sullenberger & Co. on May 1, 1891. The ad doesn’t say where the store was located. More...

VEA report blames officials for Bath school problems

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the June 20, 1974 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard, editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

May 15, 1986

• Kathy Carpenter has been selected valedictorian of the Bath County High School Class of 1986, and Donald Harmon will be the group’s salutatorian. More...


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