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 andContinue Reading

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 workContinue Reading

“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 hearsContinue Reading

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 hadContinue Reading

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,Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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 setsContinue Reading

“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 atContinue Reading

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 questionsContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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 JeanContinue Reading

Clyde would have loved it. Not so much that people were making a big deal about him. But more, it would have been a good excuse to get together with family and friends, swap a few stories and have a good time. The Speaker Clyde See Jr. Exit was dedicatedContinue Reading

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, inContinue Reading