August 20, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

BCH board, CFO explain finances

Program boosts hospital

Editor’s note: Months ago, the Bath Community Hospital board assured The Recorder it would answer questions about BCH’s financial structure once a new board was in place. More...

Energy advocate to speak at education conference

Pipeline issues to be discussed

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. More...

Court hears two cases

MONTEREY – Tuesday, Highland County Circuit Court had a bond and arraignment hearing for a Highland man and a probation violation hearing for a West Virginia man.  Presiding Judge Humes Franklin set a $10,000 secured bond and scheduled a j More...

In brief ...

Bath County Economic Development Authority

• At the Bath County EDA meeting last Wednesday, the EDA agreed to review the economic development plan when the draft is complete. More...

New dispatch system up and running

WARM SPRINGS — A new Computer Aided Dispatch system went online at the Bath County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday afternoon.  More...

Bath Relay raises just shy of $40,000

One of the most touching events of every Relay for Life is the Survivors’ Walk, where those who have fought and beaten cancer take a lap around the field in celebration. More...

Festival continues at music center

HOT SPRINGS – Garth Newel Music Center presents the ninth week of the Summer Festival with two concerts — “Prize- Winning Premiere!” on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 5 p.m. More...

Motorcycle course offered at DSLCC

CLIFTON FORGE – Dabney S. Lancaster Community College will host a onecredit Basic Motorcycle Safety Course the weekend of Aug. More...

Computer courses slated at DSLCC

CLIFTON FORGE — Dabney S. Lancaster Community College will offer several information technology systems courses this fall taught by adjunct instructors employed in the college’s service area.  More...

Special Sections

Sports

Chargers hope experience translates into success

HOT SPRINGS — Losing only four players from last season, Bath County returns a lot of familiar faces on both sides of the ball as the Chargers prepare for the upcoming football season.  More...

Pigskin Report

SAN DIEGO — John Phillips and the San Diego Chargers opened the NFL preseason with a 17-7 win over Dallas last week.  The former Bath County standout tight end played offense and special teams in the contest and caught one pass for seven y More...

Chargers best Alleghany on links

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County golf team defeated Alleghany by 21 strokes last Thursday at the Omni Homestead Old Course. Caleb Fry was medalist with a 2-over-par 38. The teams played the front nine.  More...

Letters

Bring harmony back to Bath County community

Editor, The Recorder,  Bath County used to be a peaceful community, with people liking and enjoying each other, but not any more. More...

Citizens asked to keep speaking out about BCH

Editor, The Recorder,  More...

Thanks to citizens group for meeting about BCH

Editor, The Recorder,  Many thanks to the Concerned Citizens Group for their tireless effort on behalf of all people in Bath County.  More...

Breaking News - 8/20/2015 11:41 AM

Bear DNA not a match

RICHMOND — On August 8, a visitor at Douthat State Park in Millboro was attacked by a black bear.  The guest received treatment for injuries at a nearby hospital and was released the same day.   More...

Group seeks dialogue, answers

Redington presents vision for Bath hospital

HOT SPRINGS — About 125 people turned out last Thursday to express concerns about Bath Community Hospital, and the organizer of the Concerned Citizens Group says it will keep looking for answers to its questions.  More...

Pipeline infrastructure: To build or not to build?

MONTEREY – New developments in Virginia and around the region point to continued buildup in a heated public discourse over the future of energy production.  More...

LEPC open house is Sunday

MONTEREY — The Highland County Local Emergency Planning Committee invites everyone to an open house of its new Emergency Operations Center, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23 in the modular conference center.  More...

Reddington shares vision for health care, supporting BCH

Editor’s note: Dr. James “Jim” Redington, a veteran Bath County physician, shared some of his vision for health care in this area last week at a meeting of concerned citizens. More...

Poll workers get hands-on training

MONTEREY — Highland poll workers took part in voting machine training last week.  General registrar Alice Shumate introduced Matt Ernie of Election Services Online, who showed how to set up the machines, present the ballots, manage errors, More...

Neil, Duff vying to lead sheriff’s office

MONTEREY — Highland voters will choose from two sheriff candidates in the Nov. 3 general elections. Challenger David A. Neil of McDowell is running against one-term incumbent Sheriff Timothy “Tim” Duff of Mill Gap. More...

Enrollment open for strings students

HOT SPRINGS — The Allegheny Mountain String Project announces open enrollment for the 2015-16 school year. More...

Photos

Highland Medical Center staff and over 50 community members gathered last week for a picnic to celebrate National Health Center Week. More...

Schools

Photos

Students boarded buses in Bath County Wednesday morning for the first day of the 2015-16 school year. (Recorder photo by Mike Bollinger) More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

BATH COUNTY  Friday, August 21 • Panther Pride Picnic, Valley Elementary School, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Includes potluck dinner and bounce house.   More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County  • Aug. 9 — Lieutenant Grimm responded to Blowing Springs Camp Ground for an abandoned camp site.  • Aug. 9 — Grimm conducted a traffic stop on Warm Springs Mountain.  • Aug. More...

Early Files

McDowell man going strong after 88 years

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Aug. 23, 1990 edition of The Recorder. P. Lea Campbell was publisher and Danny Smith was editor. More...

50 years ago

AUGUST 19, 1965

• Aileen Inc., the parent company of Highland Manufacturing Co. Inc., has reported net earnings for the six months ending June 30 as equivalent to 34 cents a share, an increase of 32 percent over the first half of 1964. More...

25 years ago

AUGUST 13, 1990

• Roger “Curley” Harold has had some near misses in his lifetime, but none as big as his latest. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Pictorial

What a wonderful, emotional, uplifting day at the 2015 Bath County Relay for Life last Saturday. The group had a goal of raising $40,000. More...

Bath hospital needs support going forward

By most accounts, the concerned citizens meeting last week was a good venue for folks who wanted to share information about Bath Community Hospital. Some of the best points of the night came from Dr. More...


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