July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

New weapons outfit Bath deputies

WARM SPRINGS — Thanks to some helpful networking, Bath County deputies have one more tool for on-the-job protection — tasers. More...

Campers take on Tempest, ‘re-imagined’

Oh, the drama!

MONTEREY — For five days, the cafeteria at Highland County Public Schools was a flurry of paint, hammers, sewing, singing, dancing, and drama. More...

Arts and Crafts Fair slated at Douthat State Park

MILLBORO — The 13th Annual Douthat State Park Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Discovery Center. Douthat State Park still has spaces left for vendors. More...

Highland election officials attend meeting

MONTEREY — July 13-15, Highland County Electoral Board members Donnie Farrell and Toby Swecker, plus county voter registrar Alice Shumate, attended a State Board of Elections and General Registrars training meeting. More...

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Barefootin’ it with their parents are Ruth, in dad Chris’ arms, and Esther, in the arms of her mother, Heather, as the Scott family posed during the reception held Sunday for Heather Scot More...

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Most of Heather Scott’s pieces on display, including this oil on canvas titled “Mary,” are recent creations. More...

Concerts planned for Wings and Wheels

HOT SPRINGS — Moonshine Express is “coming to the mountain” on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 5-8 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Bath schools hold first community meeting

HOT SPRINGS — The first step toward a long-range plan for Bath County Public Schools was taken Tuesday at the first of five community meetings. More...

Sports

Phillips goes south to Franklin County

ROCKY MOUNT - Although he would rather be suited up and playing football for a living, Jake Phillips will take the next best thing to being in the action — coaching. More...

HIGHLAND MIXED LEAGUE

Summer League 2011 • July 13

Go Getters (26.5-13.5) — Sue Dudley, Goog Colaw, Terry Gordon.Deuces Wild (23-17) — Robin Warner, Henry Harper, Phil Munchel.Upper Five (20-20) — Judy Gordon, Brenda Pullin, David Johnston.Ooops! More...

Cowboys not the only team in Texas town

ARLINGTON, Texas — In 2010, the Texas Rangers created much excitement during the Major League Baseball stretch run. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • July 12 — Dep. Cutlip responded to a report of a prowler in Cedar Creek. • July 12 — Cutlip responded to a report of a domestic dispute in Hot Springs. • July 12 — Cpl. More...

Early Files

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The Head Start Class in Monterey visited the Highland Recorder in 1969 with their teacher, Mrs. James W. Moon, Miss Lynn Pritchard, aide, and assistants Mrs. Jane Kincaid and Mrs. Mary Bess Siron. More...

Girl spelunker rescued from Breathing Cave

Editorís note: The following article was taken from the July 31, 1969 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

July 24, 1986

• Preparations are being made for the 35th annual Highland County Fair, slated for Aug. 20-23. John L. Moyers Jr., president of the fair association, notes a few changes from last year. An improved entrance off U.S. More...

Highland close to having plan

MONTEREY — After years of debate, it seems, there wasn’t much left to say about the Highland County comprehensive plan. More...

BCHS loses assistant principal

WARM SPRINGS — It appears Bath County High School will not have an assistant principal for the coming school year. More...

‘Tremendous amount’ of drugs turned over

WARM SPRINGS — The drug takeback held Saturday at the Bath Community Rehab and Wellness Center worked, Sheriff R.L. Norfleet said. “The take-back program was very successful. More...

Art show offers something for all

ASHWOOD — The 47th annual Bath County Art Show is in town, and there is oh, so much to see and to remark about. More...

In brief ...

Highland supervisors

• Tuesday, Highland supervisors met in closedsession to discuss the waste collection site inMcDowell. More...

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Daisy Terry celebrated her 95th birthday on July 16 at Victory Chapel Church Fellowship Hall with more than 100 in attendance. More...

Traveling Players Ensemble to perform at Douthat

MILLBORO — The Traveling Players Ensemble will perform Shakespeare’s immortal love story, “Romeo & Juliet,” at Douthat State Park Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 at 7 p.m. More...

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Keep your hands on the wheel! More...

Sheriff’s Institute plate available

RICHMOND — The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute is offering a specialized license plate to citizens across Virginia. More...

Obituaries

Dennis Fred Warner

DAYTON — Dennis Fred Warner, 66, of Dayton passed away on Friday, July 15, 2011 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg. He was born on Oct. 21, 1944 in Franklin, W.Va., the son of the late Fred Marion and Annie Lucille Warner. On Oct. More...

Edgar Lewis ‘Poppy’ Madison

MILLBORO — Edgar Lewis “Poppy” Madison, 73, of 3157 River Road, Millboro, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. More...

Patricia ‘Jane’ Cunningham

McDOWELL — Patricia “Jane” Cunningham, 68, of McDowell, passed away Friday, July 15, 2011 at her home. She was born Nov. 24, 1942 at Troy, a daughter of the late Russell and Merle Payne Ryalls. More...

Home & Property

4 Highlanders honored for 4-H service

BLACKSBURG – On June 21, three youth members and one adult volunteer from the Highland County 4-H program were inducted into the Virginia Chapter of 4-H All Stars during the State 4-H Congress on the Virginia Tech campus. More...

Bath chamber hosts annual picnic

WILLIAMSVILLE — The Bath County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual membership meeting and picnic on Sunday, June 26 at Fort Lewis Lodge. More...

SVEC asks users to help save energy

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Letters

Bath County resident will support Dollar General

Editor, The Recorder, I’m glad to see at least one letter in the current Recorder supporting the Dollar General. I’m sure there are others who just don’t say anything. More...

Former Highland County resident shares ideas

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent this week to Highland County officials, and shared with The Recorder: More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

How extraordinarily fortunate Bath and Highland counties are to have active support for the arts. More...

Let’s keep talking

Tuesday night, Bath County Public Schools held the first of five scheduled community meetings. Several important topics were discussed, including the issue of communication. The meeting illustrated how, in an ideal world, things should work. More...


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