November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Highland schools recognize, honor veterans

MONTEREY — The entire Highland County Public School student body and staff walked from campus to the Walk of Honor at the courthouse Tuesday morning, accompanied by the high school band. More...

Survey says pipeline foes outnumber advocates 2-1

MONTEREY — A town council meeting was where Katie Gwinn got the idea two months ago to canvas Highland about Dominion’s proposed gas pipeline that could cross the county if approved.  More...

Correction

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Bath supervisors approve staggered terms

WARM SPRINGS — The November 2015 election will be the last one in which all five members of the Bath County Board of Supervisors and Bath County School Board are elected at one time.  Tuesday, supervisors passed a resolution amending the c More...

Changes coming to Warm Springs trash site

WARM SPRINGS — Trash scattered at the Warm Springs collection site is becoming a bit un”bear”able, and changes will be made to hopefully help the problem.  More...

Center seeking local subcontractors for project

MONTEREY — The Highland Center has announced the center’s renovation project has been put out to bid.  Qualified general contractors have been invited to submit bids by 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. More...

Photos

First and Citizens Bank Monterey employees got into the spirit of Halloween. Rachel Murray (the cat) and (lr) “Three Blind Mice,” Melanie Smith, Yvonne Wimer, and Kim Moyers. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Honor Roll

Highland Elementary School   MONTEREY — Teresa Blum, principal at Highland Elementary School, has announced the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year.  A honor roll — Third grade: Autumn Warner; fifth gr More...

Honor Roll

Valley Elementary School

HOT SPRINGS — Crystal Coffman, principal at Valley Elementary School, has announced the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year.  A Honor roll — Third grade: Frankie DeBoe, Kierstin Hooker, Nate Phillips; fourt More...

Sports

King qualifies for state cross country

BRISTOL — Virginia King will, for the second time in as many years, be representing the Bath County Chargers at the state cross country championship. More...

Chargers close out season

COVINGTON — Covington took a 26-0 halftime lead Friday night and went on to defeat Bath County 45-14 in the final regular season game for both teams.  More...

Cumberland ousts Rams in Conference 44 tourney

CUMBERLAND — Highland’s volleyball season came to an end last Wednesday with a loss to Cumberland in the first round of the Conference 44 tournament.  More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County  • Nov. 2 — Deputy Todd Fry and Deputy Cody Smith checked on livestock in the road on Sam Snead Highway.  • Nov. 2 — Fry moved debris out of the road on Sam Snead Highway.  • Nov. More...

Early Files

Postal deficit problem to cause changes at post offices

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the July 25, 1985 edition of The Recorder. Palmer Stacy was publisher, and Gene Christie was editor. More...

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This picture was taken around 1943-44 by Mrs. Doris Wilson, first-grade teacher at Warm Springs School. More...

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In recognition of Veterans Day this week, historian Kent Botkin shared this photo of Sgt. Paul Moreland Burns of Bath County. Sgt. Burns was in the European theater of operations from 1941-45. More...

Breaking News - 11/17/2014 2:08 PM

Hospital, doctor agree to mediation

HOT SPRINGS — Dr. James Redington and the Bath Community Hospital board have agreed, with guidance from their respective attorneys, to a formal mediation process. More...

Dominion asks one more time

Dominion is seeking landowner permission to avoid court proceedings.  Dominion announced that it mailed registered letters Monday to landowners who have denied permission to survey their property for its proposed gas transmission pipeline.  More...

Concerns about hospital aired

WARM SPRINGS — One of the leaders of a concerned citizens group asked the Bath County Board of Supervisors Tuesday for assistance in resolving the ongoing controversy involving Bath Community Hospital.  But the county attorney said the boa More...

Williams leaving GN

WARM SPRINGS – Garth Newel executive director Chris Williams is leaving Nov. 30 for a position in Greensboro, N.C.  Williams handed his resignation to the Garth Newel board of directors Nov. More...

‘Tis the season ...

It’s that time of the year 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...

In Brief

Monterey Town Council

• Highland chamber of commerce executive director Tiffany White told the Monterey Town Council last week that the chamber is working to put up signs to encourage visitors to stop, eat and sty in Monterey. More...

Photos

An open house at the Bath County Historical Society museum and research center Sunday attracted a good-sized crowd of well-wishers. More...

Friends of CF library to meet

CLIFTON FORGE — The Friends of the Clifton Forge Public Library will have its monthly meeting Monday from 6-7 p.m. in the library’s Michael Armstrong Community Room.  The Friends are currently sponsoring a silent auction. More...

Obituaries

ELIZABETH ANN DIEHL

DAYTON — Elizabeth Ann Diehl, 80, of Dayton, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. More...

ADAM SNYDER BRUBECK

STANDARDSVILLE — Adam Snyder Brubeck, 75, of Unionville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at the Renaissance Harbor House.  He was the last member of his immediate family.  More...

ROBERT LEE ‘BOB’ MCGEE

HOT SPRINGS — Robert Lee “Bob” McGee, 77, of Burnsville, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Clifton Forge.  He was born May 11, 1937 in Pulaski, Miss., the son of the late Robert Howard McGee and Fannie Pearl Parkman.  More...

Home & Property

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The Altizer family recently celebrated a fifth generation. Seated is Leona Altizer holding her great-great granddaughter, Layton Lynn Altizer. Standing (l-r) are John, Joey and Donald Lee Altizer. More...

Hunter turns up in search

BLUE GRASS — A three-hour search for a missing 75-year-old hunter ended successfully last Wednesday across the West Virginia state line.  Highland Sheriff Tim Duff and Deputy Bob Kelly led a multi-agency search that included National Fores More...

DSLCC begins planning process

CLIFTON FORGE — This fall, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College is beginning a new strategic planning process.  More...

Letters

Resident urges hospital board to ‘cowboy up’

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Bath Community Hospital Board of Directors Tuesday and shared with The Recorder:   Now more than ever I believe there is a need to continue with a positive approach and open communication More...

Nurse urges hospital board to address issues

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Bath hospital board, and shared with The Recorder. More...

Don’t let Dominion’s dollars sway sentiment

Editor, The Recorder,  Dominion is spending big bucks to purchase favor in Highland County for its proposed natural gas pipeline. It took out a full-page ad in The Recorder and sent out a flyer in the mail.  More...


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