October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Back Creek named ‘home waters’ for wounded veterans

WARM SPRINGS — The employees of Dominion’s Bath County Power Pumped Storage Station honored wounded veterans in a special way last Wednesday—by declaring Back Creek the home waters for all wounded veterans and volunteers who fish th More...

MES holding its first Fall Festival

MILLBORO — Millboro Elementary School is holding its first Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 27, and principal Allison Hicklin said she hopes the event will become a tradition. More...

Agenda

Bath County Board of SupervisorsRoom 115 District Court RoomTuesday, Oct. 23 – 7 p.m. More...

Fall Carnival set at HSVFD

HOT SPRINGS — Fall into fun Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Fall Carnival hosted by the Hot Springs Volunteer Fire Department located at 2670 Main Street in Downtown Hot Springs. More...

Highland, Bath Mail Call list growing

BATH and HIGHLAND — This is the third installment of “Mail Call,” a feature to list men and women from this area who are currently serving in the armed forces: • Glen Wilson Taylor is a Captain in the U.S. More...

In search of felt-making roots: A journey to Mongolia

Second in a two-part series

Editor’s note: In last week’s Recorder, the Jacenichs had worked their way to Mongolia and gotten a strong flavor for its people. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Photo

Millboro Elementary School again took part in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record on Oct. More...

Sports

Bath rolls over Rams

MONTEREY— The Bath County Chargers, looking to keep pace in the Pioneer District standings with James River, traveled to Highland Wednesday night for a district match. More...

PM gives Chargers Homecoming blues

HOT SPRINGS — The Parry McCluer Blues indeed gave Bath County the Homecoming blues Friday night, defeating the Chargers 26-7. The Chargers received the opening kickoff, but failed to make any headway on their opening drive. More...

Sports schedule

BathThursday, Oct. 18JV football vs. Craig Co., 6:30 p.m.Volleyball vs. Covington, 6 p.m. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Oct. 7 — Deputy Michael Colaw checked on a vehicle on Grandview Lane, occupants possibly hunting from roadway. More...

Early Files

Blue Grass ran three school hacks in the early 1900s

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Feb. 29, 1968 edition of The Recorder. More...

50 years ago

OCTOBER 18, 1962

• Two county firms have announced personnel changes. Garland Dever, bookkeeper for Monterey Plumbing and Heating Co. in Monterey, has accepted a position as bookkeeper for Hooke Bros. Lumber Co. More...

25 years ago

OCTOBER 22, 1987

• The United States Senate has approved a measure that would, if signed in to into law, forgive the $432,651.63 in federal impact aid overpayments which the Department of Education has tried to collect from Bath County. More...

Candidate tours Highland tomorrow

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County sues local couple

MONTEREY — A hearing date of Nov. 1 has been set for a Highland County lawsuit against a local couple for alleged zoning ordinance violations, in Staunton Circuit Court with Judge Humes Franklin. More...

Center plans expansion

Medical facility set to grow; hospital to add cardiology services

MONTEREY- More privacy, easier access and room for growth are crowning features of plans for a new, more sophisticated Highland Medical Center. More...

EDA tables action on Highland Center request

MONTEREY — Monday, the Highland County Economic Development Authority tabled consideration of an opportunity to help leverage prospective county taxpayer funding that, if approved, would contribute a little more than 1 percent to the $4.35 mill More...

‘Secret Pond’ set to delight Millboro Elementary

MILLBORO – There’s something special in the works. Those who were enraptured by Brian LaFountain’s documentary “Secret Pond,” have the opportunity to see it again. More...

Ashwood UMC to celebrate 110 years of ministry

ASHWOOD — Ashwood United Methodist Church will celebrate 110 years of ministry in the community on Sunday, Oct. 21. The observance begins with a hymn sign at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m., followed by a covered dish fellowship luncheon. More...

NRCS funding available

VERONA — The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Virginia has money available for producers interested in improving the health and productivity of their land in 2013. More...

W.Va. officials support keeping Sugar Grove station open

WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

‘50s Sock Hop is Saturday at VES

HOT SPRINGS — Get out your poodle skirt, polish up your saddle shoes and be at Valley Elementary School at 7 p.m. Saturday at the WCHG Sock Hop benefitting Alleghany Mountain Radio and local radio station WCHG. More...

BCHS band wins first in class

STUARTS DRAFT — The Bath County High School band competed in the Blast in the Draft competition at Stuarts Draft High School Saturday, Sept 29. More...

Obituaries

ANNE CATHERINE ROBERTSON WOLFE

HOT SPRINGS — Annie Catherine Robertson Wolfe, 79, of 105 Roseloe Lane, Hot Springs, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at her residence. She was born Dec. 30, 1932 in Warm Springs, the daughter of the late Rev. George R. More...

JEROME MANN

HOT SPRINGS — Jerome Mann, 69, of 97 Kingtown Lane, Hot Springs, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 at Bath Community Hospital in Hot Springs. He was born July 6, 1943 in Hot Springs, the son of the late Johnny Johnson and Geraldine Essex Mann. More...

CHARLES LESTER PUTNAM JR.

MILLBORO — Charles Lester Putnam Jr., of Millboro, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at Lewis Gale Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor. He was born June 2, 1938 in Covington, a son of the late Charles Lester Putman Sr. and Mamie Hocker Putnam. More...

Home & Property

Ag risk program set for October 29 here

MONTEREY — Many cattle producers would agree that among the risks their farming business must face, declining market prices and drought are two that cause the most concern. More...

Photo

The Crestmen will be ministering in music at Doe Hill United Methodist Church’s homecoming on Sunday Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. (Photo courtesy DHUM) More...

Youth retreat set at Accovac

MILLBORO — Camp ACCOVAC will host a youth retreat Oct. 26, 27, 28. The theme will be “In the Potter’s Hand.” Guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Letters

Coordinator appreciates blood drive support

Editor, The Recorder, Thanks to the participation of all the donors, the Highland Center, Blue Grass Ruritan Club, Fast Break and the Virginia Blood Services, our last blood drive was a huge success. Potentially those donating could save 78 lives. More...

Family member disgusted by county leaders

Editor, The Recorder, I think everyone in Highland needs to be aware of the type of people running our county. More...

Reader recalls his grandfather’s gristmill

Editor, The Recorder, More...

Opinions & Commentary

Newspapers remain vital

The value of newspapers has been the subject of much debate in recent years. Large, daily papers have been bought and sold, consolidated and restructured; many have simply folded. Smaller non-daily papers have struggled to stay afloat. More...

Pictorial

Growing food isn’t the only thing that has kept Allegheny Mountain School fellows busy during their residency on picturesque Bear Mountain. More...


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