October 22, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Democrats elect officers

MONTEREY — The Highland County Democratic Committee met Oct. More...

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WSLS TV will run a week-long series on the unique lodging experiences that can be found in Bath County. More...

Highland youth exhibitors place well at state fair

DOSWELL – Highland County had great representation at this year’s State Fair of Virginia youth livestock shows and competitions held at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Oct. 9-11. More...

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Garth Newel Music Center presents the third and final Fall Foliage Weekend of October with concerts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday featuring the Garth Newel Piano Quartet. More...

Special Sections

Schools

BCHS students receive DSLCC scholarships

CLIFTON FORGE — The Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Educational Foundation has awarded scholarships to local students who have begun their collegiate career at DLSCC this fall. More...

Sports

Bath battles for close win

HOT SPRINGS — Bath County and Highland battled for five tough sets last Thursday before the Chargers came away with a 3-2 win.  The homestanding Chargers took an early lead in the opening set, going up 7-3. More...

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During the Powder Puff football game at Bath County High School Friday night, from left, Cheyenne Pritt and Lindsay Malcolm trail the play while Jessica Ryder carries the ball. More...

Football ratings announced

HOT SPRINGS — In the latest Virginia High School League weekly football ratings, Bath County is 19th out of 26 teams in the 1A West.  More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County   • Oct. 11— Deputy Colaw conducted a traffic stop on Park Lane in Hot Springs.  • Oct. 11— Deputy Bryan IV responded to a report of suspicious persons in Williamsville.  • Oct. More...

Early Files

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Allie Hull Maxwell found these pictures and would like to return them to family members of the Eakle and Cleek families. Readers can contact Maxwell at (540) 468-2176, Hightown. More...

‘Needle’s Eye’ golf club boasts 9 holes

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the June 2, 1983 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher.   More...

50 years ago

OCTOBER 21, 1965

• Highland has asked for picnic tables and overlooks for many years and just recently the Monterey Garden Club got a firm no from the highway department. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Credit where credit is due

We still hear the mumbling and rumblings.  More...

Pictorial

There could be no better model citizen than Herman Cauley, who recently passed away at the age of 105. He served his country in World War II, and took his civic responsibilities very seriously. More...

Whither the Wellington?

Party of One

By now, most people know I’m proud to proclaim I’m a restaurant girl. I know I’m not living in the right place for such a proclivity, yet I remain so, nonetheless. More...

Plan needed for dam safety

HOT SPRINGS — Tuesday, the Bath County Local Emergency Planning Committee co-chair Sara Bell told the group they should think about a plan for unregulated dams in the county.  More...

Grant money, local effort, would give economic boost to Highland

MONTEREY — Several grant applications from Highland County are pending, and they could help pave the way for a sorely needed economic turnaround here, if awarded.  More...

Cline, Arthur seek 24th District House seat

WARM SPRINGS — Republican incumbent Del. More...

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Cattle fed around a fall crimson tree near Hightown. (Recorder photo by John Bruce) More...

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The class of 1965 of Highland High School recently celebrated its 50th reunion at the Monterey United Methodist Church with entertainment by Cappie Hull and a meal by the Highland Girl Scouts. More...

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The Richmond Area Speleological Society and the Clark family will gather at Clark’s Cave just off River Road (3157 River Road) in the Millboro area Sunday at 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries

RUTH WINE

BRIDGEWATER — Ruth Wine passed away Oct. 15, 2015 at Bridgewater Home House of Joy. She was 104 years old.  She was the daughter of the late John and Molly Cook.  She was born Feb. 11, 1911 in Rockingham County. More...

BURTON HORNBARGER SMITH

HOT SPRINGS— Burton Hornbarger Smith, 92, of Hot Springs, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 at The Springs Nursing Center.  He was born Oct. More...

RICHARD WILLIAM BROWN

MONTEREY — Richard William “Willie” Brown, 29, of Monterey, passed away Oct. 5, 2015 at his residence.  A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell with the Rev. C. More...

Home & Property

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In June, The Recorder published a photo (left) in its Summer Guide of an enormous oak tree on property owned by John and Joan Feldi of Mill Gap, which they had been told has existed since the Civil W More...

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Local officials and representatives from Dabney S. More...

Fowler — Swecker

LAKE CITY, Colo. — Jessa Fowler and Chris Swecker were married Aug. 22, 2015 at Lake City Community Church in Lake City, Colo.  The bride’s father, Norman Fowler, past pastor of the church, officiated.  More...

Letters

Showalter’s excellent work gets voter’s support

Editor, The Recorder,  Our local elections are coming soon and I urge every registered voter to exercise their right and duty to vote.  More...

Williamsville needs someone other than Stuart Hall

Editor, The Recorder,  Regarding the election of a supervisor for the Williamsville district, Stuart Hall has served 36 years and has had more than enough time to offer his services to Bath.  It’s time for someone else. More...

Del. Cline focused on education, economy

Editor, The Recorder,  I noticed a well-contrived letter in last week’s paper derogatory to Del. More...


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