March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

BCHS search results in arrest

HOT SPRINGS — One juvenile has been charged as the result of a March 1 search at Bath County High School. More...

BCHS grand winner in Young Chef Challenge

BUENA VISTA – The culinary kids from Bath County High School proved they are champions last week, when they captured the grand prize at The Homestead Young Chef Challenge. More...

In brief ...

Bath supervisors

• At its meeting Tuesday, the Bath boardof supervisors made several appointments.Trudy Woodzell was re-appointed to theplanning commission from Cedar CreekDistrict; Chad Carpenter More...

Volunteers marked ag literacy week, March 4-10

MONTEREY — Virginia’s Agriculture in the Classroom program celebrated its second Agriculture Literacy Week concurrently with National Agriculture Week, March 4-10. More...

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The Blue Grass Ruritan Club continues to grow with three new members in recent months. More...

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Timmy K. and Linda H. Turner of Churchville celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 3, with family and friends at Jerusalem Chapel Church. About 80 people attended. More...

4-H youth ‘share the fun’

\MONTEREY — 4-H members from Highland County competed at 4-H Contest Day held Friday, March 2. Contestants competed in six contest categories and three age divisions. More...

Births

Liam Michael Perdue Lakewood, Colo. — Josh and Kim Perdue of Lakewood announce the birth of their son, Liam Michael Perdue. He was born Jan. 24, 2012 at Mountain Midwifery Birth Center in Englewood. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Budget work begins for Highland schools

MONTEREY — The Highland County School Board will address teacher salaries and other facets of a proposed 2012-13 school budget package during a public hearing tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m. March 27 in the high school library. More...

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Highland County schools are celebrating March as Youth Art Month. More...

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Sixth grade U.S. More...

Sports

Chargers win season opener

Ford starts season with no-hitter

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County softball team won its season opener against Buffalo Gap Tuesday, taking the game 10-0 in five innings as Charger pitcher Jailyn Ford tossed a no-hitter. More...

Chargers fall to Bison

HOT SPRINGS — The Charger baseball team fell to the Buffalo Gap Bison Tuesday night, losing 12-5 in six innings. More...

Bath girls’ soccer team prepares for new season

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County High School girls’ soccer team has been working hard over the last few weeks in preparation for the upcoming season. More...

Letters

Highland library movies a great experience

Editor, The Recorder, I must take time to remind everybody about the new feature at our Highland County Public Library — movies, first-run current films for adults. More...

Bath board seems out of touch with citizens

Editor, The Recorder, I am in disbelief with our newly elected board of supervisors in Bath County. It seems that they have not yet grasped the concept of running our county like a business. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

Volunteers at the Blue Grass Ruritan Building cooked up pancakes for a hungry Maple Festival crowd Saturday morning. More...

Pushing it through

Well, Bath County finally has a lighting ordinance in place. That’s a good thing. Unfortunately, it didn’t quite evolve as some here had hoped it would. More...

An unwatched pot always chars

The Nascent Chef

Like many home cooks, I have burned something from time to time. The first time, I was about 10. I was cooking carrots, and wandered away from the stove. My mother was not home. This seemed like a good thing at the time. More...

Outdoor lighting ordinance approved

By Mike Bollinger • Staff Writer WARM SPRINGS — Bath County now has a way to regulate lighting in industrial and commercial areas. More...

Thomastown grant application approved

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Board of Supervisors has officially approved submitting a grant application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for improvements in the Thomastown neighborhood. More...

Cars collide on Main Street

MONTEREY — A Blue Grass resident was charged with reckless driving in connection with a lunchtime accident March 8 on Main Street in Monterey. More...

Festival Fun

Highland Chamber Executive Director Tiffany White explained during her WDBJ interview that a weekend with weather as good as last weekend could attract upwards of 30,000 visitors. More...

Farmers, vendors: Learn how to market

MONTEREY — The Highland Center will host “Marketing 101: Strategies for Farmers & Food-Based Businesses” on Thursday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Chamber changes date for appreciation dinner

HOT SPRINGS — Organizers for the Third Annual Bath County Chamber of Commerce Appreciation Dinner have announced a date change for this year’s event. It will now be held Friday, April 27. More...

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DJ Willie and Southern Rail Express will perform at the Warm Springs Inn Saturday March 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There is no cover charge or admission charge for the performance. More...

SPCA offers spaying, neutering next month

MONTEREY – The Highland SPCA was recently awarded a spay/neuter grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. More...

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Alleghany 4-H Extension agent Christine Hodges has announced that a trip to Punta Cana, Dominica Republic, is being planned for July 24- 31. More...

Junior 4-H Camp is June 25-29

MONTEREY and WARM SPRINGS — Junior 4-H Camp will be held from June 25 - 29 at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Center at Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center near Roanoke. The deadline to register is May 1. More...

Engagement

Worrell — Williams

BURNSVILLE — Susie Mae Cauley and special friend Jamie Bryant, and Travis Worrell, all of Burnsville, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Casey Lee Worrell to Jonathan Gray Williams, son of Gilbert and Debbie William More...

Obituaries

Janet Kathreen Jenkins Andrews

Janet Kathreen Jenkins Andrews HOT SPRINGS — Janet Kathreen Jenkins Andrews, 97, of 2818 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, died Saturday, March 10, 2012 at Bath Community Hospital in Hot Springs. More...

Arleta Judy Moyers

MOUNT CRAWFORD — Arleta Judy Moyers, 85, of Mount Crawford and formerly of Doe Hill, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. More...

Elizabeth Price McCoy

MONTEREY — Elizabeth Price McCoy, 89, of Monterey, passed away Friday, March 9, 2012, at Pendleton Manor. She was born July 28, 1922, at Neodesha, Kan., a daughter of the late Dr. George Price and Mabel Hille Jones McCoy. More...

Home & Property

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Marek Smith of the Warm Springs Nature Conservancy office led Millboro Elementary School students in planting a tree as a part of his program on “The Lorax” held during Read Across Americ More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Reports

Bath County • March 4 — Deputy Cody Smith responded to a report of a break in at the Homestead. • March 4 — Sergeant Jermey Cutlip and Virginia State Police responded to a domestic dispute in Cedar Creek. More...

Early Files

Young Couple purchases historic Vine Cottage

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Nov. 2, 1978 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

50 years ago

March 15, 1962

• Snow shovels, strong backs and patience were required Tuesday and Wednesday of last week as Highland dug out from under a storm that dumped up to 30 inches of snow on this county. More...

25 years ago

March 19, 1987

• Gail Hammer was crowned Highland County Maple Queen Friday night at Highland High School. Carla Folks was the first runner-up, and Elaine Rexrode was second runner-up. More...


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