December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Bath boards talk joint projects, transportation

HOT SPRINGS — Maintenance, paving and transportation were some of the projects the Bath County Board of Supervisors and Bath County School Board discussed as possible joint efforts Monday at Valley Elementary School. More...

In brief ...

Highland County Board of Supervisors

• Tuesday, Highland supervisorsheard from county administratorRoberta Lambert that the county ismoving forward with the McDowellsolid waste collection site and, More...

Wintertide brings beautiful weather, crowds

The Wintertide arts and crafts fair drew a crowd to the Highland Center. More...

Agenda

Bath County Supervisors

Closed meeting 6 p.m. — Regularmeeting 7 p.m.Bath County Courthouse, Warm Springs— Room 115• Constitutional officer and staff reports: More...

Library Notes

• We are pleased to announce our new AWE Early Literacy Station in the children’s section of the library. It’s a touch screen computer that features more than 55 fun and educational programs spanning seven curricular areas. More...

Tis’ the season …

It’s that season of the year — a time to touch base with loved ones who are away from home. The Recorder invites readers to let us know of friends or family members who won’t be able to get out or get home for Christmas this year. More...

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Ryleigh Phillips donated the contents of her piggy bank to the Bath County Christmas Mother program. Ryleigh requested that a baby doll be purchased with the donation. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Preschool class at Millboro a possibility

HOT SPRINGS — Tuesday, the Bath County School Board authorized superintendent Sue Hirsh to advertise a possible opening for a preschool teacher at Millboro Elementary School. More...

School board sets 2013 meetings

HOT SPRINGS — If you’re planning to attend Bath County School Board meetings in 2013, you will want to pay close attention to the following schedule. More...

In brief ...

Bath County School Board

• At its meeting Tuesday, the Bathschool board voted to replace thesolar-powered flashing “SchoolZone” signs at Valley Elementary More...

Sports

Bath girls win at home

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County girls’ basketball team got its first win of the season last Wednesday when they defeated the Wildcats of Pendleton County High School 25-24. More...

Chargers pull out a win in season opener

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County boys’ basketball team opened its season with a 48-47 win at home last Thursday against the Roanoke Catholic Celtics. Roanoke Catholic played a good first quarter to take an 11-7 lead. More...

Second half surge dooms Highland

MONTEREY – Highland led Pendleton County by one at halftime Tuesday night, but the visiting Wildcats dominated the second half and defeated the Rams 50-35 in Highland’s season opener. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Nov. 25 — Deputy Thomas McRoberts unlocked a vehicle in Hot Springs. • Nov. 25 — McRoberts responded to a report of a prowler in the Hot Springs area. • Nov. More...

Letters

Remember to say ‘thank you’ this time of year

Editor, The Recorder, Have you noticed that “thank you” is vanishing from our spoken word these days? Go to Wal-Mart and buy $200 worth of groceries and you will get my drift. The checker will tell you, “Here you go.” More...

Take time to appreciate law enforcement officers

Editor, The Recorder, I would like to take this time to tell a story about a police officer. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Everything is connected

If you’re like most people, you don’t care much about how your phone or laptop works — until it doesn’t. More...

Pictorial

Highland Elementary students were chosen as local and national winners of the 2012 Telcom Insurance Group Fire Safety Art Contest. More...

My saddest Christmas in the neighborhood

Mill Gap Musings

During the mid-1950s, my neighborhood was introduced to a new and awful way to die. Our neighbors were working people. We only had a few of the new-fangled, black and white television sets among us and they operated on a daily schedule. More...

Court finds couple broke zoning law

MONTEREY — With little in the way of argument, Highland County Circuit Court entered an order Nov. More...

Brace for slow cell speeds

Wireless could come to a crawl in 2013

MONTEREY — Anyone who’s lived around here long enough knows where the dead spots are. You know where to pull over if you’re in the middle of a conversation. More...

Former Bath deputy appeals

WARM SPRINGS — Former Bath County deputy Jeremy Cutlip, convicted Nov. 21 of four misdemeanor gun charges, has appealed those convictions to Circuit Court. More...

County boards discuss stormwater changes

WARM SPRINGS — The boards of supervisors from Bath and Highland met last Thursday at the Old Dairy complex to discuss a stormwater management plan and future projects. More...

Author optimistic about rural living

MONTEREY — Do Bath and Highland have what they need to grow? According to Diane Smith, author of “TheNewRural.Com,” the answer is, mostly yes. More...

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The Full Beaver Moon or Frosty Moon of 2012 rose over Jack Mountain Nov. 28. (Recorder photo by John Bruce) More...

Correction

The Bath County High School Honor Roll published in the Nov. 22 edition of The Recorder incorrectly listed some of the student by their middle names. Following is the corrected version. More...

Toys for Tots Train coming

MILLBORO — Santa, his Marine Corps escort and the Buckingham Branch Railroad Toys for Tots Santa Express Train will roll into Millboro Saturday at 9:30 a.m. bringing free candy to all the good little boys and girls. More...

Scholarship deadline approaches for DCCU

WAYNESBORO — For the 18th year, DuPont Community Credit Union will award $1,000 scholarships to 20 high school seniors and one adult at DCCU’s annual meeting in late April. A total of $21,000 in scholarships will be awarded. More...

Obituaries

LILLIAN HELMICK WILSON

STAUNTON — Lillian Helmick Wilson, 86, of Staunton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. More...

SHERRY HAMMER DOODY

CROZIER — Sherry Hammer Doody, 47, went to be with our Lord on Dec. 4, 2012. She was born on April 28, 1965. More...

THOMAS MICHAEL LEWIS

MONTEREY — Thomas Michael Lewis, 28, of Monterey, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. He was born in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 15, 1984. He was a 2002 graduate of Fauquier High School. He is survived by his mother, Connie S. More...

Home & Property

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Hungry horses graze in a pasture west of Monterey. (Recorder photo by John Bruce) More...

Photos

A rugged outcrop of Devil’s Backbone is viewed from the south along Blue Grass Valley Road. (Recorder photo by John Bruce) More...

Wonders of the Woods ... A closer look at our natural world

A pretty sticky situation ...

The quarter-sized plant named “Sundew” is one of the most beautiful carnivorous plants on earth. More...

Early Files

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The 1971 Bath County High School cheerleaders were (l-r) front row: Julie Routier, Debbie Blake, Custer LaRue, Mary Byrd and Beth Fry; second row: Barbara Dill, GeeGee Burrows and Susie Shrader. More...

Chinese journalism teacher impressed with Highland

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the July 11, 1985 edition of The Recorder. Palmer Stacy was publisher and Gene Christie was editor. More...

50 years ago

DECEMBER 6, 1962

• Last month a meeting was held at the courthouse in Monterey to organize a Boy Scout Troop for Highland County. More...


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