On Friday, May 1, 223 eighth-graders from across the state earned recognition as Knights of the Golden Horseshoe. This recognition honors students with the highest achievement in knowledge of West Virginia history and culture. Three students from Hardy County were among those honored. They were Brianna Walker from East Hardy Early MiddleContinue Reading

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on May 18, 2020, there have been 76,035 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,491 positive, 74,544 negative and 67 deaths. These are considered official numbers reported to the state, which will in turn, beContinue Reading

Larry Allen Lyons, of Moorefield, West Virginia, was sentenced to five years’ probation, with the first three months incarceration, for methamphetamine distribution, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Lyons, age 55, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in January 2020. Lyons admitted to working with others toContinue Reading

On May 1, at approximately 4 p.m., Moorefield Police Department Sergeant Kevin Helmick II and his partner K-9 Riso were conducting routine road patrol along U.S. Route 220 near the BP gas station. Sergeant Helmick observed a female subject walking down East Brighton Avenue appearing to be impaired. He proceededContinue Reading

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10:00 a.m., on May 11, 2020, there have been 63,469 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,366 positive, 62,103 negative and 54 deaths. These are considered official numbers reported to the state, which will in turn, be reportedContinue Reading

On Aug. 17, 2019, an armed robbery occurred at the Moorefield CVS. At that time, an unknown person entered the CVS and removed a large quantity of prescription medication as well as over $400 in U.S. currency at gunpoint. The unknown person then exited the store and entered a waitingContinue Reading

Lon Anderson | Moorefield Examiner What may be the largest poultry house development in West Virginia could soon be under construction in Hardy County near Old Fields. Construction of 20 large broiler houses will begin in late spring with some opening by late summer, according to local farmer and businessmanContinue Reading

Governor Justice’s Plan to Reopen West Virginia (PDF) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on April 27, 2020, there have been 43,039 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,063 positive, 41,976 negative and 36 deaths. DHHR has confirmed the death ofContinue Reading

On Sunday, April 12, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a call was received by the Hardy County 911 Center reporting a woman calling for help on Cedar Street in Moorefield. Officers from the Moorefield Police Department were dispatched and located a female victim in the driveway of an apartment complex. MembersContinue Reading

State Records 24 Deaths The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10:00 a.m., on April 20, there have been 22,155 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 902 positive, 21,253 negative and 24 deaths. The additional deaths include an 85-year old female from Monongalia County, aContinue Reading

The Sunrise Service normally held at Olivet Cemetery has been cancelled. Various churches will be broadcasting Holy Week and Easter Services online. Check your church’s website of Facebook page for details. The following services will be live on the Duffey Memorial United Methodist Church Facebook page and will be availableContinue Reading

West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner would like the public to be aware of the changes in dates and deadlines for the 2020 Primary Election, which will now be held on June 9. On Wednesday, Governor Jim Justice moved the Primary Election back 28 days from May 12 toContinue Reading

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