October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Be prepared: Winter heating costs compared

WARM SPRINGS — As winter approaches, so do high heating bills. Homeowners can make better decisions about how they heat their homes if they know the relative costs of different heating methods. More...

Alleghany Meats guides producers, consumers

Where’s the beef?

FORKS OF THE WATER – Just as Troy Snead works with farmers to have their meat processed, she works with consumers to connect with sources of locally grown beef, pork, lamb and bison. More...

Station meets goal for ‘Dye the DJ’

MONTEREY — Allegheny Mountain Radio’s “Dye the DJ” challenge is on. More...

Film on pipeline effects in Bath County debuts Friday

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Seeking to illuminate how the proposed Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline affects those living closest to it, professional photographer Lee Brauer, a recent Bath County resident, partnered with Barbara Adams, a member of Inte More...

Special Sections

Schools

Agenda

Bath County School Board Tuesday, Nov. 1 Millboro Elementary School Closed meeting, 5:30 p.m. • Regular meeting 7 p.m.   More...

Sports

Mustangs muscle past Rams

MONTEREY — The Highland County varsity volleyball team hosted the Eastern Montgomery Mustangs Tuesday night in a dual match. The Rams lost in close sets, which did not reflect the final score.  More...

Chargers drop home tilt against James River

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County Chargers suffered a tough 42-6 loss against the Knights of James River on Friday night, but head coach Larry Grubbs saw some things he liked, and definitely sees light at the end of the tunnel for his young team, w More...

On Campus

Highland’s Katie Wright receives a serve against the Mustangs as teammates Mary Blanchard (25) and Rachel Amirault (15) prepare to back her up. (Recorder photo by David Cockerham) More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

Bath County   • Oct. 16 — Deputy McRoberts responded to Spring Street for report of an assault.  • Oct. 16 — McRoberts conducted a traffic stop on Sam Snead Highway.  • Oct. More...

Early Files

Photo

Windy Cove, located between Millboro Springs and Warm Springs, is believed to be the oldest church in Bath County, the present structure dating to 1833. More...

Horseman fondly remembered

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Oct. 27, 2006 edition of The Recorder. P. Lea Campbell Jr. was publisher and editor.   MONTEREY — He was a friend and mentor to all generations, the Rev. More...

50 years ago

OCTOBER 27, 1966

• At least four homes were entered in Monterey late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, but only one reported a loss. Sheriff Glen Hammer said three ladies purses were taken from the home of Mrs. George P. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Barkless or not, no Basenji for me

Party of One

I am surrounded by barking dogs. Now, I love dogs at least as much as the next person. In fact, now that my dear little Brownie is gone, I’ve taken to borrowing dogs. More...

Pipeline construction on mountains spells degradation

Natural Heritage

Editor’s note: The following essay is the 13th in a five-year series on water resources stewardship in the Cowpasture River Watershed, sponsored by the Cowpasture River Preservation Association and published by The Recorder. More...

Forest Service questions ‘best-in-class’ measures

MONTEREY — Three Highland County sites are among nine the U.S. Forest Service chose to be scrutinized in detail for potential hazards posed by Dominion’s proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  More...

Bath County supervisors approve zoning actions

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Board of Supervisors approved two zoning measures Monday that will allow a Kentucky barrel manufacturer to build and operate a stave mill at the industrial park in Millboro.  Supervisors held a joint public h More...

Photos

Recorder publisher Anne Adams was the guest last Thursday, Oct. 20 at The Homestead, which celebrates its 250th anniversary each week with a birthday cake. More...

A day full of pumpkins and fur babies

Sparrow Fisher had a great time visiting all the gentle animals, including alpacas, goats, a miniature horse, a gorgeous chicken, a soft gray bunny, and two baby donkeys, Nipper and Tucker. More...

Get more bang for your water heating buck

MONTEREY — Keep plenty of warm water on hand while keeping your bills under control with these tips:  More...

Bath County Christmas Mother issues requests

HOT SPRINGS — The Bath County Christmas Mother program is under way and has received several applications for assistance. More...

Planners approve trash ordinance

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Planning Commission held its regular meeting Monday and approved a new county trash ordinance. More...

Obituaries

HOWARD “BUDDY” BROWN CRONK JR.

BURNSVILLE — Howard “Buddy” Brown Cronk Jr., 66, of Burnsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Augusta Health.  He was born Dec. More...

VIRGINIA LEE ROBERTSON KLINE

WARM SPRINGS — Virginia Lee Robertson Kline, 92, of Warm Springs, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Bath Community Hospital, Hot Springs.  She was born Dec. 27, 1923 in Bath County, the daughter of the late Rev. More...

JESSE JAMES THOMAS SR.

STUARTS DRAFT — Jesse James Thomas Sr., 66, of 922 Cold Springs Road, Stuarts Draft, answered his Heavenly Father’s call on Oct. 17, 2016. He was born Oct. More...

Home & Property

Bath physicians’ group office opens in Covington

COVINGTON — After months of planning and preparation, Bath Community Physicians Group opened its doors Monday, Oct. More...

County extends contract

WARM SPRINGS — Following a closed session Monday, the Bath board of supervisors voted 4-0 to extend the employment contract of county administrator Ashton Harrison for four years, effective Jan. More...

Photos

Free back massages were provided during the 12th annual Bath Community Hospital / Homestead health fair at the resort on Tuesday. More...

Letters

At least Trump cares about our country

Editor, The Recorder,  As the corporate media go berserk over Donald Trump’s past naughty words, they try to hide the key issue of this election. Will we have government of the people, or government by plutocracy?  More...

Vote wisely in this Presidential election

Editor, The Recorder,  In my voting career there have been maybe seven truly contested presidential elections. Each time it was said that “this is the most important election in your life time.”  More...

Can the Republican Party be reclaimed?

Editor, The Recorder,  More...


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