January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Bath commissioner to start tax preparation Jan. 30

WARM SPRINGS — Due to tax law changes, Bath County Commissioner of Revenue Leta Norfleet said her office would begin preparing tax forms for individuals Jan. 30. More...

Correction

In the Jan. 10 edition of The Recorder, in the article “Rezoning for laundromat approved,” it was reported that property at 5155 Sam Snead Highway in Healing Springs had originally been divided into two parcels. More...

Photos

“The Many Faces Felt” art exhibit reception Sunday in the Highland County Public Library Mountain View Room attracted visitors from as far as Henry County. More...

Agenda

County Board of SupervisorsBath County Courthouse —Room 115Tuesday, Jan. 22 — 7p.m. More...

Heritage cattle herd to expand

MONTEREY — A Highland cattle farm has announced a major expansion to triple its herd size. More...

The best movie theater ever!

RICHMOND – A story about Cinebistro could be designated “Dining Delights,” or “See a Show.” That’s the double-feature attraction of this movie theater at Stony Point Fashion Park. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Schools react to Sandy Hook killings

MONTEREY — Monday, Highland schools responded to the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut and elsewhere by revising the school system’s crisis response plan. Superintendent Dr. More...

Scholarship info session set at Bath high school

HOT SPRINGS — A representative of the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Educational Foundation will meet with Bath County High School students on Friday, Jan. More...

Photo

The Bath County High School Beta Club held a toiletry drive and made a large donation to the Bath County Christmas Mother program. More...

Home & Property

Engagement

Fox — Puffenbarger

SCOTTSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Fox of Scottsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Skyler Jo Fox, to Bradley Russell Puffenbarger, son of Terri and Doug Puffenbarger of Blue Grass. More...

Dish network settles with Schurz

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — DISH, one of the nation’s pay-TV providers, announced it has reached an agreement regarding the continued re-transmission of Schurz Communications stations. More...

Bath blood drives successful

HOT SPRINGS – The last two blood drives in November and January were very productive. Forty-two units were secured and their life giving medicals that followed. More...

Early Files

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Highland’s new sheriff, Herbert Lightner, and his deputies were sworn in last week by Circuit Court Clerk Sue Dudley. Pictured (l-r) are: Mrs. More...

Bath to host 80,000 refugees?

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the July 31, 1980 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

50 years ago

JANUARY 10, 1963

• Monterey’s Town Council met Monday night with most of the agenda taken up with problems of snow removal from sidewalks and streets, the parking of vehicles at fire hydrants and in the driveway at the fire department. More...

Historical Society wants to add veterans’ area

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Historical Society would like to recognize county natives and residents who have served in the U.S. military. More...

Committee OKs shelter designation

MONTEREY — The Highland County Local Emergency Planning Committee kicked off the New Year Jan. 10 by designating The Highland Center as a future emergency shelter, and accepting the library’s offer to serve as a comfort station. More...

Produce business to open in Highland

MONTEREY — A new greenhouse went up last week just past the town limits. Thrive Sustainable Farm, on U.S. 250 near its intersection with Myers-Moon Road, aims to become a year-round source of retail fresh produce. More...

AMS seeks applicants

MONTEREY — Allegheny Mountain School is forming its Third Cohort and seeking nine qualified individuals to work and study sustainable food cultivation and restorative, nourishing traditions. More...

Cedar Creek District meetings to be held

HOT SPRINGS — Bath County supervisor Claire Collins will host a series of Cedar Creek Magisterial District meetings to hear residents’ opinions and ideas on the third Monday evening of each month, from 7-9 p.m., at the Hot Springs Fire an More...

Pub Series returns to GN

HOT SPRINGS — The Garth Newel Music Center presents its first 2013 Pub Series concert on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Herter Hall. More...

State tax refunds no longer offered by check

RICHMOND – If you usually receive your state tax refund by check, you’ll have to choose a new option. More...

RACS seeking grant funds

LEXINGTON — Rockbridge Area Community Services provides transportation for developmentally and mentally disabled adults in the counties of Rockbridge and Bath and cities of Lexington and Buena Vista for the purpose of transporting individuals t More...

Obituaries

MARJORIE WADE HENSLEY HAROLD

STAUNTON — Marjorie Wade Hensley Harold, 88, of 847 Indian Mound Road, Staunton, and formerly of the Mill Gap community of Highland County, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at her residence. More...

JERRY EDWARD GINGER

HOT SPRINGS — Jerry Edward Ginger, 70, of 92 Creekside Drive, Hot Springs, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke. He was born May 1, 1942 in Bath County, the son of the late Joseph E. Ginger and Eva Bonner Ginger. More...

JANETH BROWN SAXMAN

STAUNTON — Janeth Brown Saxman, 71, wife of William M. Saxman Jr., of Staunton, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville. She was born Feb. More...

Sports

Pigskin Report

IRVING, Texas — The NFL season has come to an end for John Phillips and the Dallas Cowboys. With the NFC East title and a playoff berth on the line, Washington defeated Dallas 28-18 on the last week of the season. More...

Slow start dooms Bath boys’ b-ball

HOT SPRINGS — Bath County fell behind 18-1 in the first four minutes against Covington last Friday night and could not recover in a 76-69 loss. More...

Covington rolls over HHS boys

COVINGTON — Highland fell behind Covington 26-7 after the first quarter Tuesday night and the Cougars went on to defeat the Rams 78-41. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • Jan. 6 — Major James W. Bryan responded to a dispute on Sam Snead Highway. • Jan. 6 — Deputy Thomas McRoberts responded to a report of a larceny in Hot Springs. • Jan. More...

Letters

Where’s the president’s executive order?

Editor, The Recorder, More...

Highland cancer patients need volunteer drivers

Editor, The Recorder, In my recent conversations with Leigh Anderson, the cancer social worker at Augusta Health, I became aware of a critical need for Road to Recovery Drivers in the Highland County community. More...

Meals on Wheels deliveries to Bath County residents

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Opinions & Commentary

Getting prepared

What a different world. Parents no longer feel comfortable about the environments that surround their children — even in school. More...

Pictorial

The local foods movement just took another step forward in Highland recently as a yearround greenhouse went up in Monterey, at the site where Kevin Thornsbury had planned a different business before More...

Banish that ‘bucket list’ for 2013

A Party of One

For the first time in years, I found myself up at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Sure, I was at home in my pajamas, but awake, nonetheless. More...



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