Even though it is widely believed that the woolly bear caterpillar can predict the upcoming winter’s severity, the truth is that this caterpillar can’t predict what Old Man Winter has in store for us in the upcoming winter.  The woolly bear caterpillar’s coloring is based on how long the caterpillarContinue Reading

Petersburg took the first punch in the second quarter, then the Cougars delivered the knock out blow scoring 26 unanswered points displacing the Vikings 26-6 at Yellow Jacket Field in Moorefield during the regular season finale last Friday to secure a spot in the state playoffs. “I am very excited.Continue Reading

Moorefield and East Hardy Volleyball teams jumped for joy after clinching state tournament berths with victories over Gilmer County and Doddridge County, respectively suffering in agonizing defeat in the Class A Region II Tournament semifinals held in Moorefield on Saturday. Last season in the regional semifinal, it was the sameContinue Reading

Here are two woolly bear caterpillars photographed the same day, not more than 50 yards apart. As you can see, they have very different markings. So what does that mean for the upcoming winter? According to folklore, the amount of black on the woolly bear in autumn varies proportionately withContinue Reading

Fifteen students at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College have been awarded West Virginia Invests grants according to the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. It amounts to more than $33,000 in tuition and fees. The WV Invests program, approved by the legislature earlier this year, provides grants forContinue Reading

Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) introduced H.R. 4896, Advancing Infrastructure Development in Appalachia Act or the AID in Appalachia Act. Senator Shelley Moore Capito introduced the companion Senate bill S. 2271 on July 25, 2019. “Finishing the final stretch of Corridor H is a top priority and I am optimisticContinue Reading

East Hardy pounced early and often against Trinity Christian en route to a 39-0 shutout victory on senior night in Baker last Friday. The Cougars began their first scoring drive on Alex Miller’s 35-yard rush followed by a four yard rush. Christian Dove notched a 10-yard scramble and East HardyContinue Reading

On Wednesday, Aug. 18, the Fraley Ambulance Services was summoned to 211 Second Street in the Misty Terrace Mobile Home Park for a child that had fallen. Moorefield Police units also responded to assist if needed.  Upon arrival a male subject identifying himself as Carlos Ortiz Jr., the child’s father,Continue Reading

The Yellow Jackets swarmed into Petersburg shaking the Vikings ship taking the spoils of the 10th annual Summit Bowl and 90th all-time meeting since 1933 by a score of 17-6 last Friday. The little brown jug was collecting dust for the past three years in Petersburg, but now returns toContinue Reading