September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions & Commentary

Whiplash, anyone?

It’s getting so familiar, this jerking around. It’s to the point where Bath County citizens wonder weekly: Now what are they doing? More...

Time of year for finding ‘seng

Memory Lane

There is an old saying: the older we get the bigger the mountain gets.   Sometime going through life, we have to give some things up we do not like to. More...

Bath County Pumped Storage Station recreation area opens

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Thursday, June 26, 1986 edition of The Recorder. Palmer Stacy was publisher and Gene Christie was editor.   More...

25 years ago

SEPT. 11, 1992

• A dead fox found between Bath Alum and Fairview last Thursday tested positively for rabies. More...

Pictorial

A stunning monarch butterfly. The amazing butterflies numbers have been reduced greatly by human activity, such as widespread pesticide and herbicide application. More...

Hurricanes: Sometimes perilous, sometimes a party

A Party of One

Many of us spent the past few weeks focused on storms — big, raging storms. Hurricanes. One right after the other. They lined up out there in the Atlantic like a squad of elite, deadly soldiers. Better make that drunk, deadly soldiers. More...

50 years ago

SEPT. 14, 1967

• The Highland County School Board has announced the hiring of Miss Johanna Bobrosky of Woodford, Va., to teach Spanish and history at Highland High School. Bobrosky began her duties there Tuesday. More...

Pulled pork barbecue? Define your terms, please

Camp Cookin’

MONTEREY — It’s my fault.  Politely, I should have asked The Recorder to save some 4-5 pages for this discussion of a supremely important culinary subject. But, you deal with space available, so here we go.   More...


Fall Guide 2017