October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

New seniors food program started in Bath

HOT SPRINGS — A new food program is available to Bath County senior citizens and a church has stepped up to help organize and distribute food boxes.  More...

Volunteers receive training

MONTEREY — Highland County Respite Care and Hospice Support Volunteers received 11th Hour Companion training in end-of-life support care on Sept. 20.  More...

Public health doctor stresses flu shots

HOT SPRINGS — Flu shots will be convenient and free for up to 400 people during a drive-thru flu shot clinic at the Bath County High School parking lot on Oct. 11 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  More...

Full timers join Big Fish Cider

MONTEREY — Big Fish Cider Co.’s two new full-time employees harvested 24 bushels of apples Monday. More...

Pipeline company revisits karst

MONTEREY — Dominion will be updating its karst report to federal regulators, a company spokesman told The Recorder Tuesday.  More...

Failes to speak at Ashwood UMC

HOT SPRINGS— The Rev. Walter B. Failes Jr. will preach at the Ashwood United Methodist Church homecoming service this Sunday, Oct. 9. More...

State suggestion on pipeline route unacceptable, group says

RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation has collaborated with Mountain Valley Pipeline proponents by suggesting a specific change to MVP’s route that would increase damages and threats to the Brush Mountain Wilde More...

Special Sections

Schools

Bath school board members receive awards

WARM SPRINGS — The Virginia School Board Association recognized members of the Bath County School Board with awards for their achievements in professional development. More...

Home & Property

Virginians oppose gas pipelines, coal ash disposal, poll shows

RICHMOND, Va. — Statewide poll results released last week show that, on the hot-button issues of fracked-gas pipelines and coal ash disposal, Virginia voters disagree with the approach being taken by Gov. More...

Jersey septet celebrates at The Homestead

HOT SPRINGS – A most remarkable and delightful group of old friends checked in to The Homestead last week. They were gathering to commemorate their combined wedding anniversaries. More...

Reunion

Arbogast family

GROTTOES — The annual Arbogast reunion was held Aug. 28 at Grand Caverns Park in Grottoes.  More...

Early Files

‘Tell me the child’s last name’

Siron sends Smith aid

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Aug. 28, 1992 edition of The Recorder. Paula Phelps was publisher and Jack Phelps was news editor.  More...

50 years ago

OCTOBER 6, 1966

• Highland’s board of supervisors, acting upon a request from the Upper Valley Park Authority, set Oct. More...

25 years ago

OCTOBER 4, 1991

• “Richard Durham lives in the Williamsville district,” county attorney Gordon Saunders told The Recorder. More...

Neil recaps first 9 months in office

MONTEREY — Sheriff David Neil provided an update last week on his time in office since being sworn in last January for his first term. More...

Meeting in support of supervisors ends abruptly

HOT SPRINGS — A meeting called in support of county supervisors ended abruptly Monday when an organizer declared the event a “rally” and disallowed any public comment or questions. More...

Bank sale complete

MONTEREY — First and Citizens Bank will cease operating as such this December, following its sale to Summit Community Bank, which became effective Oct. More...

Photos

Artist Laura Andreach of Atlantic Highlands, N.J., paints near West Warm Springs in the Bath Plein Air Festival, which began Monday and continues until Oct. 9. More...

Photo

Preservation Bath, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Bath County’s cultural and architectural heritage, presented its annual awards on Monday. More...

Corrections

The photo caption on page 9 last week should have identified the star party telescope providers as members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.  The Highland County Circuit Court article Sept. More...

Family nominates Laurel Fork for exceptional waters status

LAUREL FORK — A two-mile section of Laurel Fork on Rifle Ridge Farm has been nominated for Tier III “exceptional waters” status. More...

Groups call on Congressional review of FERC

WASHINGTON, D. C. More...

Women of Faith hold retreat

MITCHELLTOWN — On Sept. More...

Obituaries

GLENNA ANN MULLENAX MOYERS

MARLBORO, Md. — Glenna Ann Mullenax Moyers, 74, of Upper Marlboro, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at Doctor’s Community Hospital in Lanham. She was born on Feb. More...

Sports

Fry advances to State Tournament

WYTHEVILLE — For the second time in his high school golf career, Caleb Fry will be representing the Chargers at the VHSL Group 1-A State tournament after earning one of six individual spots with his score of 78 in last Thursday’s West Reg More...

Blues too much for Chargers

HOT SPRINGS — The Charger volleyball team was back in action Tuesday night, hosting the Parry McCluer Blues. More...

Rams earn road win against Rockets

NEW CASTLE — The Rams’ volleyball team hit the road last Thursday evening, traveling to Craig County High School for their first district match-up of the season. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County  • Sept. 25 — Deputy Colaw responded to report of a larceny on Wilkinson Avenue.  • Sept. 25 — Colaw and Deputy Rexrode responded to report of a larceny on Sam Snead Highway.  • Sept. More...

Letters

Voter prepared to vote for ‘total unknown’

Editor, The Recorder,  There is a lot to consider in this Presidential election year. More...

Let’s not repeat the last eight years: Vote Trump

Editor, The Recorder,  First of all I wish to comment again on the dilemma surrounding Bath County Board of Supervisor Stuart Hall. More...

Use your vote to make America great again

Editor, The Recorder,  The nation will stand at a crossroads this November. If Hillary Clinton wins the election, the America we have always known will be gone forever. More...


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