Coaches React to Pandemic-CausingSeason Closures and Postponements The severity of COVID-19 has impacted the sports world as the state football playoff teams can continue if they aren’t in the orange or red colors on the metrics map and Governor Jim Justice made the announcement to halt all winter practices and
Hardy County Schools has suspended in-person instruction beginning on Monday, Nov. 16. In-person instruction will not resume until Monday, Dec. 7. Students will work remotely from Monday, Nov. 16 through Friday, Nov. 20. Schools were closed for Thanksgiving Break from Monday, Nov. 23 though Friday, Nov. 27. Students will work
“Why don’t we form a committee, made up of citizens, poultry producers, (and) Pilgrims, go over our proposals and make recommendations to the commission?” Jeffrey Courtney, head of Pilgrim’s Live Operations made the suggestions to the Hardy County Planning Commission at its Nov. 10 meeting. The planning commission has been
“It’s not a hoax. “It is a big deal. “You should do everything in your power to protect yourself and your loved ones.” Jay Halterman is slowly recovering from COVID-19, the disease that has caused a world-wide pandemic and has killed nearly 600 West Virginians. He cringes when he hears
Last month, an ATV accident highlighted the fact that Hardy County is not equipped to respond to off-road emergency medical rescue situations. “We had to wait for someone to bring their personal vehicle,” Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority Director Derek Alt said. “That took 20 minutes. Then one person had
Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $860,000 in Moorefield, to support the community’s future. Pilgrim’s has been working with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs in three key areas: food insecurity,
East Hardy Volleyball showed heart and determination throughout this season finishing as the WVSSAC Class A State Volleyball Tournament runner-up displaying grace in the title match loss to defending champion Wirt County and earning the team sportsmanship award in the process playing in Charleston last Thursday: 25-14, 25, 25-15, 25-8.
The Cougars sought redemption in West Union last Saturday to avenge last year’s quarterfinal loss to the Bulldogs and this time around in the first round of the state playoffs, No. 14 East Hardy pounced for an 18-nil lead en route to a 25-19 victory against No. 3 Doddridge County.
Costly mistakes in the rematch of the WVSSAC Class A state football playoffs first round contest was deja vu for the Yellow Jackets as Pendleton County took advantage in the final two minutes to snatch the 14-7 victory in Franklin on Friday night. “I am not mad at their effort.
East Hardy and Moorefield took its rivalry to the biggest stage competing for the first time against each other at the Class A State Volleyball Tournament, setting for a semifinal bout in Charleston and for the fifth time this season with the Cougars rotating to the victory in straight sets
From the tabulation of early and absentee votes to the final count, Steven Schetrom and Steven Dawson led in their respective races for Hardy County Commissioner and Hardy County Sheriff. Schetrom handily beat Greg Greenwalt with nearly 72 percent of the vote. The unofficial count was Schetrom 4,420, Greenwalt 1,732.
“Well, the election was over yesterday and the virus is still here.” Hardy County Health Department Administrator Bill Ours was responding to a “conspiracy theory” that once the election was over, the corona virus would disappear. He provided the Hardy County Commission with an update on the COVID-19 situation at
The Moorefield Town Council met Nov. 2, because Town Hall was a polling place Nov. 3 for the general election. The Council approved a draft agreement with Hardy County regarding payment for the dog warden’s services. The discussion began at the Oct. 20 meeting, during which Council members asked questions
To most people, SWAT stands for Special Weapons and Tactics and is associated with bad situations. In the West Virginia Division of Highways, SWAT stands for Safety With Action Today and is a simple, expedient way for citizens to request road repair. Lisa Kisamore, District Five SWAT Coordinator, presented an
BThe Yellow Jackets have been battled tested going toe-to-toe in back-and-forth bouts with East Hardy all season long culminating in an All-Hardy County re-match in the Class A Region II Volleyball Championship round as Moorefield earned back-to-back titles over the Cougars in West Union with straight sets 25-20, 25-23, 25-21.
Having an All-Hardy County Region II Section 2 Volleyball Championship has been a familiar sight and the Yellow Jackets were the defending champion coming in as the top seed, but East Hardy was hungry to take a bite out of the Hive to claim the title crown this past Thursday
The Wildcats thwarted East Hardy in the red zone four times and kept grinding to big rewards resulting in a 21-14 victory during the regular season finale and crashing senior night in Baker last Friday. Pendleton County needed to get this win to seal a playoff spot and the Cougars
All precincts reporting – Early voting and absentee Hardy County CommissionerGreg Greenwalt 1732Steve Schetrom 4420 Hardy County SheriffSteve Dawson 3391Alicia Sanders 2801 State SenatorDavid Childers 1912Randy Smith 4204 State DelegateJarod Shockey 1639Bryan Ward 4616 PresidentJoe Biden 1379Donald Trump 4909 GovernorJim Justice 4419Ben Salango 1463 U.S. SenateShelley Moore Capito 4931Paula Jean
Gilbert Terry remembers flying alongside First Lieutenant Fred Omar Pratt on Aug. 23, 1968 in support of a Green Beret unit on the ground near Duc Lop, South Vietnam. Enemy forces hit their “C”-model UH-1 Huey gun ship with anti-aircraft fire, striking key components and cutting the engine. “Then, in