By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Unlike previous meetings, which were standing-room-only, less than two dozen members of the community came to hear information about a levy being considered to fund the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority. The meeting was held Wednesday, June 27 in the Hardy County Courthouse. Currently,Continue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Delegate Isaac Sponaugle (D-55) has sued Governor Jim Justice in Circuit Court in Kanawha County requesting the court order Justice, through a writ of mandamus, to reside at the Governor’s Mansion in Charleston. Sponaugle represents all of Hardy and part of Pendleton counties. “TheContinue Reading

Front row (l to r): Haile Wolday, John Belt, David Smarick, AP220 Consortium Director, Chuck Terrell, President of Eastern  Second row: Michael Hockensmith, Luke Myers, Jeremy Kraus, Henry Cook, Industrial Maintenance Technology Instructor, Corey Cook, Marshall Hottle By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Pilgrim’s Pride had a problem. The companyContinue Reading

The Hardy County Board of Education gave the Moorefield High School Championship Baseball team a standing ovation.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   The Hardy County Board of Education honored the State Champion Moorefield Baseball Team at its regular meeting Monday, June 18. “I am extremely proud ofContinue Reading

The Hardy County Stingrays splashed into the summer with 21 top-three finishes in the season opening freestyle swim meet at the Cumberland YMCA on Friday night. Cumberland Sea Otters hosted the swim meet with the Stingrays joining Garrett County Manta Rays and the Bel Air Swim Club. In their firstContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Matthew P. Gigliotti was indicted on a total of eight felony counts after Hardy County Sheriff’s Deputies found him living under an assumed name and having violated parole in Wisconsin. Gigliotti, 40, of Moorefield was one of seven defendants arraigned in Hardy County CircuitContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The Board of Directors of the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority approved two resolutions to implement a retirement plan for their employees. The board met on Wednesday, June 13. HCEAA Director Derek Alt presented information at previous meetings regarding the cost and benefits ofContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Newly elected Mayor Betsy Orndoff-Sayers and Council Members Charlotte Bowman, Gina Atkisson and Carla Brill as well as returning Recorder Maureen Martin took the oath of office at the Wardensville Council meeting on Monday, June 11. Council members Luke Kesner and Patty Strawderman wereContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The Hardy County Commission has proposed asking voters in November to approve an increase in their real estate and personal property taxes to fund ambulance service for the county. The commissioners discussed the levy at the June 4 meeting, but took no formal action.Continue Reading

Resilient (adjective): Able to withstand or recover from difficult situations. The fourth ranked Yellow Jackets are the epitome of the word resilient, fighting through adversity in an eight inning battle with second ranked Wheeling Central Catholic to become the West Virginia Class A State Baseball champions with a 4-3 victoryContinue Reading

Residents in Eastern Panhandle counties affected by this weekend’s significant flooding are encouraged to call 1-866-UC-FLOOD (823-5663) to report stream blockages to the West Virginia Conservation Agency. The WVCA’s Emergency Watershed Protection program is used during a state or federal emergency declaration in response to a sudden disaster. In casesContinue Reading

Photo by Sharon Wilson Rocks and trees came down on South Fork Road in mid-May after heavy rains. DOH crews removed the debris.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Clearing rock slides, downed trees and repairing road washouts are not on the Hardy County Division of Highways spring schedule,Continue Reading