May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Monterey adjusts budget

MONTEREY — “As long as I’ve been mayor, this has never happened,” said Monterey mayor Janice Warner last Thursday, as she presided over a special called meeting to discuss the current budget. More...

2 sentenced in Bath court

WARM SPRINGS – Two previously convicted people were sentenced Friday in Bath County Circuit Court. More...

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The new bridge on Route 676 (Gatewood Drive) in Mountain Grove is open and the guardrail installed. More...

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National EMS Celebrates Bath County Hero’s” was held Saturday May 21st at the Bath County Fire House. More...

Piano recital draws crowd, applause

MONTEREY — The Highland school gym was nearly full May 1 when students of Gerald Waggoner delighted an audience with a variety of music at the Spring Piano Recital. More...

Wedding

Zemke — Gardner

MONTEREY — Harley and Donna Gardner of Monterey, along with Marcella Gullet of Bremerton, Wash., and Michael Zemke of Paul, Idaho, announce with delight the marriage of Everett Gardner and Laci Zemke. The event took place on May 6, 2011. More...

Hall of famer John Hammond to appear at blues, jazz fest

HOT SPRINGS – It’s one thing to be good, and another to be lucky. This year’s sixth annual Virginia Blues & Jazz Festival, in Hot Springs is both. More...

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Pictured (l-r) at last Saturday’s reception at the Highland County Public Library for General Education Diploma graduates are current and former graduates Jimmy Puffenbarger, Amanda Small, Susa More...

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Sports

Chargers pitch another perfect Pioneer season

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Charger softball team defeated the Parry McCluer Blues, 9-0, Friday night and hit the field again Saturday for a 5-1 win over Craig to close the regular season a perfect 10-0 in the Pioneer District. More...

Chargers blast into Region play

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Charger baseball club was defeated by the Parry McCluer Blues, 15-11, Friday but bounced back with a 11-1 win in the Pioneer District Tournament play-in game against Craig Monday night. More...

Runners go to regionals

COVINGTON — Friday six Chargers and two Rams advanced to the Region C track meet by placing in the top-six at the Pioneer District track and field championships at Covington High School. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County May 17 — Sgt. Bryan responded to a report of a tree blocking the road in Millboro. May 17 — Bryan responded to a report of a tree blocking the road in Millboro. May 17 — Bryan unlocked a vehicle in Hot Springs. More...

Letters

Donate blood June 16 at the Highland Center

Editor, The Recorder, Donating blood can begin when you are 16 years old and weigh 110 pounds. Statistics show that every one in seven people will need blood when entering the hospital. More...

EMS salute to heroes on its way to annual event

Editor, The Recorder, May 21 marked the day of what will hopefully become an annual event in Hot Springs. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

Relay for Life is an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society dedicated to raising money — and hope — for cancer research and those suffering from the disease, and especially, a cure. More...

Cloudy motives

What were they thinking? The vote this week to consolidate Bath County kindergarten is confounding on so many levels it’s tough to believe serious thought lies behind it. More...

You might get there from here

A Party of One

They say you learn something new every day. A weekend jaunt to D.C. surely taught me something. I am always up for a trip to D.C.; I just don’t want to drive there. I usually drive three hours to Richmond, and then take Amtrak into the city. More...

Historic Monterey store entering new life phase

MONTEREY — Word spread down Main Street the final day of Maple Festival: Gallery of Mountain Secrets was closing that day, permanently. Rich and Linda Holman sold the building to Jeff and Beth Evans, effective April 1. More...

Kindergarten moving to VES

Millboro officials, residents upset with school board’s decision

WARM SPRINGS — When school starts in August, there will be no kindergarten class at Millboro Elementary School. More...

Water problem closes Bath schools

WARM SPRINGS — Bath County schools closed at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday due to a water problem at Bath County High School. More...

Planners recommend auto shop approval

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Planning Commission recommended approving a conditional use permit for an auto repair shop and towing service on Ridge Road in the Millboro area Monday. More...

Deer hunters urged to meet DGIF June 15 in Bath

HOT SPRINGS — Responding to concerns from hunters, the Bath County Board of Supervisors has asked representatives from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to come to Bath to discuss firsthand the concerns hunters have about the More...

Monterey man teaching in Russia

STAVROPOL, Russia — Where has Jan Dray disappeared to? The Monterey resident, as it turns out, has been in Russia, teaching at Stavropol State Agrarian University since the beginning of April. More...

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Carlton Vandevander Sr., of Staunton, found this giant mushroom while mushroom hunting in Highland County earlier in May. The mushroom measured 14 inches tall. More...

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Auction postponed — Highland Medical Center board members Paul Klein and Mike Wilke installed a banner reminding the community about the annual fund-raiser scheduled for this weekend, but near More...

Highland Relay raises $20,000

Carol Furr (left) and Mary Beth Gutshall share a moment during the Highland Relay for Life. (Photo courtesy David Cockerham) More...

Six secure high school diplomas through GED course

MONTEREY — A varied group of Highland High School graduates were recognized for achieving their GED on Saturday, May 21 at the library. More...

Obituaries

David Alan Hevener

BURNSVILLE — David Alan Hevener, 50, of Dry Run Road, Burnsville, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2011 at Bath Community Hospital after a courageous battle against cancer. He was born on July 30, 1960 at the U.S. More...

Home & Property

Highland Farmers’ Market opens June 3

MONTEREY — The Highland Farmers’ Market opens its regular season June 3 at the Highland Center Pavilion. More...

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This white deer was spotted in Highland County Monday evening. According to research, the chances of a deer with the recessive genetic trait for albinism is only one in 30,000. More...

Bath kicks off summer with several events

HOT SPRINGS — When school’s out for summer, there is plenty to do in Bath County, according to organizers of three summer themed events scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5. More...

Early Files

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This year’s graduating class at Monterey High School and accompanying faculty members stopped at Luray Caverns at Luray on their way to Washington last week. More...

Wide variety available at Columbine Designs

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the May 26, 1988 edition of The Recorder. Palmer Stacy was publisher, Danny Smith was editor. More...

25 years ago

May 22, 1986

• The proposed 1986-87 Bath County budget calls for total expenses of $8,136,215, and an ending balance of $502,620 next June 30. More...



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