March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Cooperative says generator failure corrected

MONTEREY — Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s generators have been fixed to prevent the malfunction during the March 1 power outage from reoccurring, according to Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative.  More...

Dominion charged with ignoring USFS data requests

MONTEREY — Dominion is dragging its heels on giving specifics about its “bestin class” steep slope construction methods, a West Virginia University professor told the U.S. Forest Service. More...

Bell Republican Nominee for Dist. 20

STAUNTON — The Republican Legislative District Committee for House District 20 has announced that Del. Richard P. “Dickie” Bell has been named the Republican nominee for the 20th District.  More...

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Ruritan Woodrow Wilson District Lt. Gov. Wes Maupin and Commonwealth of Virginia Lt. Gov. More...

New law will protect kids

STAUNTON – Del. Richard P. “Dickie” Bell has announced that Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed House Bill 1485. More...

Pizza and sub restaurant opens in Monterey

MONTEREY — Monterey Pizza and Subs opened in the former Ernie’s Market building last week. More...

Bath Community Hospital supports patient safety

HOT SPRINGS — In collaboration with a nationwide initiative with the National Patient Safety Foundation, Bath Community Hospital pledged its support for patient safety and kicked off an internal campaign for staff reinforcing their commitment.& More...

Special Sections

Schools

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Kirsten Wood (sixth grade), left, and Marshall Cornelius (eighth grade) won medals at the 2017 Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair held at James Madison University on March 7. More...

School mulls distances, uniform sports rules

MONTEREY — After a brief public input session for the proposed fiscal 2018 budget, in which staff expressed support but there was no citizen comment, the Highland school board Monday entered a lengthy discussion on how to address concerns over More...

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Abby Hylton, daughter of Duane and Liz Hylton, was presented with the Masters of Foxhounds Association and Foundation’s Fairly Hunted Award on Jan. 1, by Hugh H. More...

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff Reports

Bath County • March 12 — Deputy Bryan and Deputy Colaw responded to a residence on Klondike Drive for a report of possible prowler. More...

Early Files

Landmark dairy barn set to open

Editor’s note: The following article was gleaned from the Thursday, May 17, 2007 edition of The Recorder and was written by Charles Garratt. Anne Adams was editor and publisher.  More...

50 years ago

March 23, 1967

• A 5:45 a.m. Sunrise Service to be held on Trimble’s Knob will be sponsored by the Monterey area Christian Youth Fellowship Easter Sunday. More...

25 years ago

march 20, 1992

• Lawyers for the Homestead continue to accuse union representatives of divide and conquer tactics as organization efforts focus on establishing a select bargaining unit more likely to be supportive of a union vote.  More...

BCH watching health care changes

HOT SPRINGS — Congress is in the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act, which became law in 2010. President Trump and Republican politicians have proposed a new health law, the American Health Care Act, to replace the ACA. More...

Hospital launches outreach campaign

HOT SPRINGS — Bath Community Hospital is increasing awareness of the services it offers and toward that end, it kicked off a community outreach campaign Tuesday. Hospital staff presented information to representatives of community groups. More...

Cave expert recounts latest bat survey

MONTEREY — On Monday, Feb. 13, Rick Reynolds of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and I started the biannual bat counts in Highland County. More...

Property damage, meth cases heard by Bath County Circuit court

WARM SPRINGS – A man guilty of destroying his ex-wife’s property was ordered Monday to make more than $3,000 in restitution.  William Samuel Hiner Jr., 53, was charged with three felonies — the destruction of property, stalking More...

Intense musical training offered this summer

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — Aspiring young musicians ages 12-23 embark on one of the most unforgettable musical excursions of their lives at Coda Mountain Academy’s Summer Music Festival — a two-week residential camp. More...

Highland grand jury indicts four

MONTEREY — A grand jury returned indictments for felony and misdemeanor charges against four individuals on term day, Tuesday, March 21, in Highland Circuit Court, with Judge Jay Wetsel presiding.  One of the indictments was sealed until a More...

In brief ...

Highland County Board of Supervisors

• Tuesday, March 21, as Highland supervisors heard budget requests, Richard Hise, Allegheny Mountain Radio general manager, and Scott Smith, WVLS station coordinator, presented their request for county assistance. More...

Aging services requests additional $1,250 in Highland

MONTEREY — Tuesday, March 21, Highland supervisors began their budget work session by hearing from Janice Gentry of Valley Program for Aging Services and Harmony Leonard, Highland senior services coordinator.  More...

Maple festival wraps up 2nd weekend with strong crowds

George Taylor answered visitors’ questions at Rexrode’s Sugar Orchard. More...

Obituaries

Shirley Elaine Arbogast Callison

STAUNTON — Shirley Elaine Arbogast Callison, 86, of 14 Frontier Ridge Court, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Augusta Health in Fishersville.  Mrs. More...

Sheena Church Bell Hawks

LYNCHBURG — Sheena Church Bell Hawks, 65, of Lynchburg, and formerly of Warm Springs, died peacefully at the home of her daughter in Lynchburg on Saturday, March 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  She had fought a long and courage More...

Sports

Bath County High School Hall of Fame inducts 8

HOT SPRINGS — Eight new members took their place of honor in the Bath County Athletic Hall of Fame during eighth annual inductions last Saturday night at the Bath County High School auditorium.  More...

Highland finds first win in double-header

ELLISTON — The Highland baseball team traveled to Eastern Montgomery High School on Monday, March 21 for their first games.  East Mont triumphed in the first of two games, while the Rams took their first win of the season during the second More...

Home & Property

Groups demand state regulate Dominion

MONTEREY — The pressure is on to make the state do its job.  A citizens group recently disagreed with Sen. More...

Senator addresses feds about pipeline project

Editor’s note: The following letter was submitted to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission secretary Kimberly Bose on March 13, by Sen. Creigh Deeds. More...

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Left: John Lockridge of New Hope spoke with Jay Eagle at Eagle’s Sugar Camp. More...

Letters

Ensure whole community supports animal welfare

Editor, The Recorder,  More...

Project would affect less affluent residents

Editor, The Recorder,  More...

Preservation Bath group appreciates support

Editor, The Recorder,  We, the members of Preservation Bath’s Board of Directors, thank the Bath County Board of Supervisors for their approval of our proposal that the county apply to participate in the State Survey and Planning Cost Shar More...


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