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Breaking News - 7/3/2013 3:39 PM

Bath Comp Plan Meeting - Correction  Free Access 

Bath County Citizens are encouraged to attend a public input meeting on the Comprehensive Plan update, MONDAY, JULY 8, at 7 p.m., at Millboro Elementary School library, 411 Church Street, Millboro.The notice of the meeting date in The Recorder inadve More...

Fans bid farewell to UPS driver

MONTEREY — A familiar face received a memorable send-off last week. UPS driver Steve Brown, 59, of Fishersville, finished his last round of deliveries June 26. More...

Highland schools OK fund transfers

MONTEREY — The Highland County School Board transferred money at its fiscal year close-out meeting June 27. More...

Hot Springs men indicted on pornography charges

WARM SPRINGS — A Bath County Grand Jury has returned indictments against two Hot Springs men on charges of possession of child pornography. The indictments were among those against six people resulting from the June Grand Jury session. More...

BZA approves parking lot variance

MONTEREY — During its first meeting since February 2012, the Highland County Board of Zoning Appeals approved a variance for Highland Medical Center last Thursday to reduce the number of parking spaces by slightly more than half in its plans fo More...

Missoula’s ‘Secret Garden’ delights audience

WARM SPRINGS – It’s amazing what two young theater professionals can do with 23 children in just five days. More...

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Thirty- nine children took part in the Highland Drama Camp performance of The Wizard of Oz this weekend. More...

Special Sections

Schools

HES end of year awards received

Highland Elementary School 2013 Good Citizens for the year were (l-r) front: John Wagner (kindergarten), Tristan Carpenter (kindergarten), Erin Brendel (third grade) and Araceli Prieto (first); back More...

Academic Honors

HOT SPRINGS — Victoria Baughan of Hot Springs graduated May 11 from Christopher Newport University in Newport News with a bachelor of arts degree in English literature and a minor in leadership studies. More...

Home & Property

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Robert Shuttleworth, 98, of Monterey, received a pin and certificate from the Grand Lodge of Virginia recognizing 60 years of membership in the Masonic fraternity. More...

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Kindergarteners and first graders at Highland Elementary recently toured Church Hill Produce owned by Michael and Kari Sponaugle in Doe Hill to explore their gardens along with learning about blooms, More...

DMV to celebrate 65 years in Bath County

WARM SPRINGS — For 65 years, Bath County residents have been able to conduct some of their Department of Motor Vehicles business by simply walking into the local Treasurer’s Office. More...

Letters

Dorothy’s team comes to the rescue — again

Editor, The Recorder, I had always wondered what happened to little Dorothy from those days of “The Wizard of Oz.” The good ole days of houses falling on witches are gone. More...

Landowner questions data on Bullpasture

Editor, The Recorder, I have a few comments on the Highlanders for Responsible Development article (The Recorder, June 20): As a Bullpasture River Valley landowner, with 1,000 feet of river running through it, I have serious concerns with a “co More...

Blood donations really do save lives; please give

Editor, The Recorder, About six weeks ago, I was reminded, and truly humbled, at the way this close-knit community works. Last night, I was reminded again. I heard a PSA on our beloved community radio about the blood drive sponsored by the Masons. More...

Breaking News - 7/9/2013 8:31 PM

Suspects in pot bust identified

MONTEREY— The two men arrested June 2 in a multi-agency marijuana bust last week have been identified. More...

Breaking News - 7/5/2013 9:36 PM

Pot grower suspect said foreign

Update 4 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 7/3/2013 12:45 PM

Marijuana operation nailed

MONTEREY — What could be the Highlands’ largest marijuana growing sting was executed July 2.An interagency operation resulted in the arrest of two individuals and confiscation of more than 6,000 plants with a projected street value exceeding $19 More...

Millboro school renovation ongoing; buildings stabilized

MILLBORO — The Millboro Preservation and Cultural Association knows the renovation project at the old Millboro School won’t be done overnight, but the group is determined to continue until it’s complete. More...

Close-out bills: June 27, 2013

ABC Fire, $339.25; Agriculture Council of America, $5.50; Aleks Corp, $35; Alert Solutions, $1,565; AllsportsUniforms.net, $456.63; Annie Botkin, $125; AP Exams, $463; Apple, $27,174; ASCD, $985; Augusta Health, $245; Betty Hiner, $325.40; Brainpop, More...

Music center to hold 40th birthday bash

HOT SPRINGS — Garth Newel Music Center celebrates its 40th birthday on Saturday, July 6. Forty years is a long time. More...

Medical center’s CEO to leave Highland

MONTEREY — Tom Kurtz, CEO for Highland Medical Center the last two years, resigned last week. HMC’s board of directors convened Tuesday, June 25, accepted Kurtz’s resignation, and elected officers. More...

Artists cover Highland in ‘wet paint’

Lots of fair mountain weather greeted participants of the sixth annual Highland County Artists Weekend June 26-28. More...

Robin and Linda Williams to perform at Garth Newel

HOT SPRINGS — Garth Newel Music Center presents an “American Made” performance by award-winning artists Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group, Saturday, July 7 at 3 p.m. More...

Agenda

Bath County Board of SupervisorsTuesday, July 9 — Closed meeting 6 p.m. — Regular meeting 7 p.m.Bath County Courthouse — Room 115 More...

Obituaries

ROBERT B. NEIL

STUARTS DRAFT — Robert B. Neil, 87, went to be with his Lord Monday, June 24, 2013. He was born Dec. 31, 1925, in Augusta County, to the late Lucian Homer Neil and the late Nora Blanche Devericks Neil. More...

ELSIE MAE HULL

DOE HILL — Elsie Mae Hull, 94, of Doe Hill, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at The Springs Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1918 in Vanderpool, a daughter of the late Henry Jackson and Julia Crouse Harris. More...

Sports

Greenbrier Classic underway

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The opening round of The Greenbrier Classic gets underway this morning (Thursday) and continues through Sunday at the Old White TPC course. More...

USA national team opens play

BRAMPTON, Ontario, Canada — The USA Junior Women’s National Softball team opened play in the ISF World Championship with a pair of big wins in pool play. More...

Photos

Punt, pass and kick winners at last week’s Bath County Football Camp were (l-r): Dalton Nicely, Sean Gardener and Adrian Witherow. (Photo courtesy Will Fields) More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County • June 23 — Deputy Rexrode responded to a report of horses in the road on Douthat State Park Road. • June 23 — Rexrode assisted Hot Springs Volunteer Rescue Squad on a call on Mountain Valley Road. More...

Early Files

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New billing and posting machine, recently put into operation at Bath County Community Hospital, is being explained by NCR Corporation representative Daniel W. More...

New equipment acquisitions increase Bath hospital services

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the July 26, 1979 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

JUNE 30, 1988

• Two helicopters which landed at Highland High School Wednesday morning are part of a statewide search for illegal drugs, according to Highland County Sheriff Herb Lightner. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

Happy 4th of July! More...

Slow and steady wins the race

No one said it was going to be easy. When members of the Millboro Preservation and Cultural Association took on the project of renovating the old Millboro school in 2009, they knew it was going to be a long haul. More...

‘Chef Tom’ having fun in Warm Springs kitchen

Dining Delights

WARM SPRINGS – Is there some sort of magician in the Warm Springs Inn kitchen these days, turning out delectable delights? There certainly is. More...


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