December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Thanksgiving dinner served with smiles

Clockwise from top left: The long tables were filled with fabulous foods at the Community Thanksgiving Feast last Thursday at the Hot Springs Firehouse. More...

Forest plan has changes in Bath

WARM SPRINGS — The new management plan for the George Washington National Forest has some changes affecting lands in Bath County.  More...

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Betsy Little distributed information about Talking Books to supervisors Tuesday. More...

Ebola is topic for LEPC

MONTEREY — The Highland Local Emergency Planning Committee will host a representative of the state health department 7 p.m. Dec. 11 in the modular conference room to speak about Ebola. More...

Lawler receives Governor’s 2014 Excellence in EMS Award

NORFOLK — Central Shenandoah EMS Council has announced that its director of EMS programs, Matt Lawler, has been awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence in EMS.  In a formal ceremony held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, the Vir More...

In brief ...

Highland County Board of Supervisors

• Tuesday, outgoing chamber of commerce executive director Tiffany White updated Highland supervisors on the county tourism committee, which has: Entered second printing of the Highland branding sticker to be sold by local retailers; approved a More...

GRASP receives $25K grant from Dominion Resources

RICHMOND —Thanks to a $25,000 grant from Dominion Resources, GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program Inc. More...

Special Sections

Schools

Schools set capital improvement priorities

MILLBORO — Purchasing two new school buses is the top priority capital project for the Bath County School Board in 2015-16.  Restroom renovations, including locker rooms and public restrooms at all three schools, was priority No. More...

In brief ...

Bath County School Board

• At its meeting Tuesday, the Bath school board accepted the resignation of April Miller as coyearbook sponsor at Bath County High School and appointed Sarah Burns to the position.   More...

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The members of the 2014-15 BCHS Academic Bowl team are, front row, (l-r): Travis Braxton, coach Amber Yohe and Scout Paret. More...

Sports

Grace Christian cruises past Rams

MONTEREY — The Grace Christian Warriors started the game on an 8-0 run Monday night and never looked back against Highland, defeating the Rams 69-29.  More...

Rams’ comeback falls just short on Monday

MONTEREY — Highland made a furious second half comeback Monday night, but it fell just short as the Rams dropped their girls’ basketball opener 50-47 to Grace Christian.  More...

Chargers get off to slow start

STAUNTON — Bath County found the going tough in its season opener at Grace Christian Tuesday night, dropping a 57-25 decision to the Warriors.  More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County  • Nov. 23 — Major James Bryan III arrested Phillip Dale Wheeler on two charges: Possess precursors to manufacture meth and drugs; possess schedule I or II.  • Nov. More...

Early Files

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Missy Beamer holds the Tom Wat Showcase she and Lori Terry will show Sally Marshall of Blue Grass as part of the fundraising efforts of the Blue Grass Christian Youth Fellowship. More...

Snow removal likened to military campaign

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Jan 29, 1987 edition of The Recorder. Palmer Stacy was publisher and Gene Christie was editor.   More...

50 years ago

DECEMBER 3, 1964

• Highland Manufacturing Co., a subsidiary of Aileen Inc., will resume sewing operations in Monterey on Wednesday of next week, it has been announced by manager Dean Poe. More...

Dr. Redington reinstated at hospital

HOT SPRINGS — Dr. James Redington will return to his post at Bath Community Hospital on Jan. More...

Dominion estimates taxes from gas pipeline

Highland could see $422,000 on average

RICHMOND — Dominion has estimated that Highland could receive about $4.2 million in tax revenues from the proposed interstate Atlantic Coast Pipeline over 10 years.  More...

Tourism council surprised with $25,000 donation

MONTEREY — Monday, the Highland Tourism Council began work on next year’s budget on an unexpected note. 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...

Hot Springs Gallery opens downtown

HOT SPRINGS – There’s a delightful new shop in downtown Hot Springs, and it’s open just in time to save you a lot of driving miles when you go looking for Christmas gifts.  More...

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The soldier in front of the Highland Courthouse wore a snowy headpiece before the big melt. (Recorder photo by John Bruce) More...

County hears pipeline property tax estimates

MONTEREY – Highland supervisors were reserved after hearing a report Tuesday on the estimated tax revenue projected by Dominion for its proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  Supervisors did not comment during the meeting about the figures rel More...

Scott Hill Retirement Community celebrates 30th anniversary

CLIFTON FORGE — Scott Hill Retirement Community celebrated its 30th anniversary on Oct. More...

Obituaries

JOHN BALDWIN REYNOLDS

MONTEREY — John Baldwin Reynolds, 87, of Monterey, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at Augusta Health.  He was born Aug. 27, 1927 in McDowell, a son of the late Robert Lawrence and Bessie Mae Ralston Reynolds.  More...

SAMMY MAX HARTMAN

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Sammy Max Hartman, 69, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va.   He was born on Nov. 9, 1945 in Franklin, the son of the late K. More...

LILLIE HAZEL SHINAULT

MILLBORO — Lillie Hazel Shinault, 94, of 272 Cabin Draft Road, Millboro, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at her residence.  She was born July 19, 1920 in Millboro, to the late Walter Raymond Shinault Sr. More...

Home & Property

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Associates of The Homestead in Hot Springs raised over $20,000 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. More...

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The Bath-Highland Retired Educators met recently at the Mountain Hideaway Restaurant in Monterey. More...

Anniversary

Family and friends gathered Sunday, Nov. 16 at the Mountain Hideaway and Restaurant in Monterey, for a surprise 40th wedding anniversary party for Allan and Jo Ann Hull of Monterey. More...

Letters

Hospital board decisions affect non-residents, too

Editor, The Recorder,  Please know that the actions taken by the board of directors of the Bath Community Hospital are not only distressing to the residents of Bath, but also to those of us who live in other parts of the country but have a life- More...

Effective board members urged not to quit

Editor, The Recorder,  Divergent views and disagreements are a way of life with corporations and boards everywhere. Multiple members of a board bring different ideas and expertise.  More...

If impasse isn’t settled, Bath will lose doctors

Editor, The Recorder,  The board of directors of Bath Community Hospital has agreed to mediation to settle its differences with Dr. James Redington.  More...

Opinions & Commentary

Money talks

Dominion’s announcement this week that Highland could see an annual $422,000 boost in tax revenue is well-timed, isn’t it?  More...

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Perhaps the thing many folks in Bath County can be most thankful for is the fact that Willie and Sandy Smith affected a seemingly seamless takeover of the Community Thanksgiving Feast. More...


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