October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Douthat expands ‘Apple Day’ into two-day affair

MILLBORO — Douthat State Park is expanding Apple Day: A Celebration of Appalachian Heritage into a two-day event and adding an arts and crafts fair. The event will be Oct. 12-13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Agenda

Bath County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 8 — 7 p.m. Bath County Courthouse – Room 115  • Virginia Department of Transportation update.   More...

NBC gone for Dish customers

MONTEREY – Dish TV customers in Bath and Highland woke up without NBC Monday morning.  According to statements issued by Dish, Media General blocked Dish customers in Roanoke and Lynchburg from accessing WSLS (NBC channel 10) as the two pa More...

Mountain Fever Sauce to go on sale

HIGHTOWN — Mountain Fever Hot Sauce embodies the spirit of the Highlands, its maker says.  A day after The Recorder published an article about Allegheny Mountain School fellow Ian Sawyer and his hot sauce project in August, a Bath County r More...

Special Sections

Schools

School board begins budget, planning process

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County School Board plans to have its capital improvement plan completed in December and will begin work on the 2014-15 budget in January.  More...

In brief ...

Bath County School Board

• At its meeting Tuesday, the Bath school board heard a report from business manager Justin Rider that indicated the schools would not be immediately affected by the federal government shutdown.   More...

Sports

Bath beats Highland

MONTEREY — The Bath County Chargers proved last Thursday night that they are one of the better teams in the Pioneer District. More...

Lee shuts out Chargers football, 29-0

STAUNTON — Bath County found the going tough against a much larger opponent last Friday, falling to Robert E. Lee 29-0. The Chargers were only able to muster 38 yards of total offense.  More...

Sports schedule

Bath • Thursday, Oct. 3: Volleyball vs. Parry McCluer, JV 6 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. • Friday, Oct. 4: Football vs.  More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County   • Sept. 22 — Lieutenant Jeff Grimm assisted a motorist on Mountain Valley Road.  • Sept. 22 — Grimm and Deputy Cody Smith checked on a suspicious person.  • Sept. More...

Early Files

Photo

Travis Halterman of Monterey enjoys his moment in the spotlight during the 1990 Highland County Fair parade. (Recorder file photo) More...

Oil companies making hay

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Aug. 16, 1990 edition of The Recorder. P. Lea Campbell Jr. was publisher and Danny Smith was editor.   More...

25 years ago

SEPTEMBER 29, 1988

• There were no injuries when a Lowe’s delivery truck overturned on a narrow stretch of road in the Blue Grass Valley Monday morning. More...

Bath, Highland landmarks make state’s list

MONTEREY and WARM SPRINGS — Of the 12 places recently listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register, more than a third are in this area.  Four places in Bath County and one in Highland made the list, compiled by Virginia’s Department of More...

Tears of joy welcome soldier’s return

MONTEREY — A civics lesson prefaced a joyful surprise celebration of a soldier’s return home to Highland last week.  Air Force Technical Sergeant Danny Hull reunited with his sons, Patton, a kindergartner, and Bly, a first grader, Se More...

Highland Center lands $1.2 million grant

MONTEREY — Sen. Mark R. Warner and Sen. Tim Kaine announced Friday that the Highland Center in Monterey has been awarded a $1.2 million federal grant from the U.S. More...

HMC ground breaking set for Oct. 11

MONTEREY — Highland Medical Center will host a public ground breaking ceremony for its $4.2 million expansion and renovation project 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11.  More...

Highland Medical Center still on search for MD

MONTEREY — Highland County faces a health care dilemma.  On one hand, the county’s isolation and Highland Medical Center’s lack of a physician will greatly improve Highland’s chances of filling that vacancy.  But fil More...

Obituaries

HUGH ROSSER ‘TOBY’ WOODDELL JR.

BURNSVILLE — Hugh Rosser “Toby” Wooddell Jr., 70, of Burnsville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Bath Community Hospital.  He was born Oct. More...

ANNIE LOUISE LINDSAY CAULEY

MILLBORO — Annie Louise Lindsay Cauley, 85, of Millboro, went to her heavenly home Thursday, Sept. More...

BOYD WILSON STEPHENSON

MONTEREY — Boyd Wilson Stephenson, 91, of Monterey, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, with his daughters at his side.  More...

Home & Property

HRD mulls environmental school idea

MONTEREY — A new way to take students out of the classroom and into the great outdoors was proposed this week. More...

Photos

During an open house at Allegheny Mountain School, AMS secondphase fellow Chelsea Wakstein and her father Gary stand in the bed of an off-road vehicle (left) driven by AMS first-phase fellow Emily Me More...

Plein Air fest premiers this weekend

WARM SPRINGS – You’ve noticed them alongside the road from time to time: Artists who were so moved by one of Bath’s magnificent vistas, they had no choice but to haul out their paints and palettes and paper to capture it.  More...

Letters

Energy assistance available in Highland

Editor, The Recorder,  I write to remind the Highland County citizenry of the annual Energy Assistance Program, which will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 8.  The fuel application period begins on Oct. 8 and continues through Nov. 8.  More...

Tea Party is wrecking train we’re all on

Editor, The Recorder,  RINO — Republican in Name Only. That’s exactly what I think of the leaders of the Tea Party, because the most conservative Republicans today aren’t Republicans.  More...

Opinions & Commentary

Mental health needs serious

For a decade, those who needed mental health services and family counseling were well served in Highland.  Today, folks face a waiting list. More...

Pictorial

What a tribute. It’s hard to imagine the Jones family spent some 30 years working the process of nominating the C.P. Jones House and Law Office to Virginia’s registry of historic places. More...

Talking trash

Chairman’s Notes

In a few months, a 10-year contract the County of Bath has had with Allied Waste Services will end.  More...


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