The Hardy County Senior Center normally provides a nutritious lunch for residents over the age of 60. The Hardy County Committee on Aging also delivers meals to homebound seniors and homemaker aids go into homes to help with cooking, cleaning and other tasks. However, as a result of the coronavirusContinue Reading

Updated 3-31-20 Hardy County Schools are closed until Monday, April 20. Meals are available for pickup at Moorefield Elementary and East Hardy Early Middle schools from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. daily. Please contact your child’s school if you need additional support. Hardy County Schools stands ready to assist inContinue Reading


The Hardy County Health Department and Hardy County Office of Emergency Management announced one positive cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hardy County. The patient has been on quarantine since arriving home to Hardy County and has been fully cooperative in following proper protocol to protect their neighbors andContinue Reading

Please follow Hardy County E-911 and the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook for updates.  We will also give updates via the Moorefield Examiner and WELD. Area Law Enforcement is committed to keeping the rule of law and peace during these challenging times. To maintain effective emergency services, Hardy CountyContinue Reading

Civil War Trails, Inc. has teamed up with the Hardy County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the South Fork General Store to bring the popular program to Peru. The HCCVB will sustain the program through maintenance and marketing efforts. Located across the bridge along the eastern bank of the riverContinue Reading

Ed Note: If we have not included your restaurant, we apologize. E-mail or call information to us. If your restaurant has changed its policy, please let us know. We are trying to support our local businesses to the best of our ability. Contact the Moorefield Examiner at or 304-530-6397.Continue Reading

Attention Hardy County Students and Parents Beginning Thursday, March 19, meals will be delivered to all students of Hardy County Schools, free of charge. Simply call your child’s school and give the following information: Physical address Number of meals needed County bus drivers will deliver two meals for every studentContinue Reading

By Lon Anderson Moorefield Examiner The March meeting of the Hardy County Planning Commission started off normally enough with a discussion of the morning’s County Commission meeting, approval of minutes, and discussions about the GIS Board and flood plains. It was only towards the end of the meeting that theContinue Reading

The West Virginia Division of Highways announced that Rig Road (CR 10) in Hardy County it closed to through traffic for road work. The work zone will be approximately 4.50 miles north of the junction with US 220 outside of Petersburg and 0.40 miles south of the junction with FrostyContinue Reading

Introducing Loka, the newest K9 officer of the Hardy County Sheriffs Office. She is the new partner of Sergeant Brad Short and will be on active patrol rotation throughout Hardy County. She is a Belgian Malinois, a working dog breed that is specialized for detection of odors and tracking. ItContinue Reading

Michael Lee Gray, II, of Marshall, Virginia, was sentenced today to 78 months incarceration for his involvement in a drug distribution conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.  Gray, age 29, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine” in September 2019. Gray admitted to working with others toContinue Reading

East Hardy and Moorefield Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapters are chartered as national nonprofit, family-focused, intracurricular student organizations for Family and Consumer Sciences students in grades 6 through 12. Our chapters help Hardy County youth assume their roles in society through middle school and high schoolContinue Reading

Saturday night, Feb. 1, the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Moorefield Police Department and West Virginia Fugitive and Recovery, executed a search warrant on a residence at 134 South Elm St, Moorefield, W.Va. Eric Vacovsky and Sarah Keener, both of Moorefield, were arrested and charged withContinue Reading

By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner Vocational education (Vo-Tech) programs for Hardy County students were front and center for Hardy County School Board members at their meeting on January 21, especially with a deadline looming that night to vote on adding programs for the next year. After reviewing current statistics concerning HardyContinue Reading