Month: July 2018

Out-Of-State Money Floods West Virginia Senate Primary as Special Interests Seek to Buy Election

By Lon Anderson Moorefield Examiner   Anyone who thinks elections in the U.S. can’t be bought needs to take a closer look at campaign contributions and expenditures in last May’s West Virginia Senate primary elections. If they weren’t bought, it was not for a lack trying. Independent expenditures made mostly by so-called “Super PACs” (political …

As New Council Takes Reins, Kesner Resigns

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Citing “changing family obligations” that preclude him from spending the time necessary to represent the citizens of Wardensville, Councilman Luke Kesner submitted his resignation from the Wardensville Town Council. The Wardensville Council met on Monday, July 9. In accepting his resignation, Mayor Betsy Orndoff-Sayers said she hoped Kesner would …

One Killed In Traffic Accident

At 7:17am Tuesday, July 10, Hardy County 911 received a call of a motorcycle versus pickup truck accident, with one person injured badly at the intersection of Route 55 and Dover-Fort Run Rd. Units from Moorefield Fire Company, Moorefield Police Department, and Hardy County Sheriff’s Office responded. Fraley Ambulance Service also responded to the scene. …