Today the award-winning nonprofit Farms Work Wonders announced a planned expansion of its existing programming, with the creation of a new restaurant featuring a production kitchen and culinary classroom facilities on Main Street in Wardensville, West Virginia. Farms Work Wonders is the Wardensville-based nonprofit social enterprise that launched the WardensvilleContinue Reading

Paying for Ambulance Services Tops the Agenda By Lon Anderson It may be a new year, but for the Hardy County Commission, there was nothing new about the concerns that dominated their attention at their first monthly meeting of 2020 held on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Even the Commission President thatContinue Reading

Larry Allen Lyons, of Moorefield, has admitted to methamphetamine distribution, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Lyons, age 55, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.” Lyons admitted to working with others to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine from March 2018 to May 2018 in Mineral,Continue Reading

On Monday, Nov. 11, the Moorefield Police Department was recognized by the American Automobile association for their daily work to keep the roads safe. The Moorefield Police Department received a Platinum Award, the highest award possible for their efforts. During the period of August 31, 2018 to August 31, 2019,Continue Reading

While Hardy County has seen only a light flurry of snow so far this year, the Division of Highways has been preparing for the worst of winter weather for some time. “We start in October,” said Hardy County Assistant Supervisor Dorman Parker. “We mount the snow plows and cinder spreadersContinue Reading

By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner County Commissioner Jay Fansler delivered some great news to Hardy County’s Planning Commissioners at the Planning Commission’s monthly meeting on November 5—it was good news for both the County and residents of Mathias. The old, burned-out restaurant that sits prominently on the corner of State RouteContinue Reading

Melanie Lyn Outen, Ted Alexander Voss, and Michael Dean Smith, all of Petersburg, West Virginia, were sentenced today for their roles in a fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine distribution operation, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Outen, age 47, was sentenced to 125 months incarceration. She pled guilty to one count ofContinue Reading

The Forest Service will onduct controlled burn in the Waites Run area of Hardy County, WV Today. This 22 acre controlled burn will take place in Waites Run located in Hardy County, West Virginia.  The project boundary is adjacent to County Road 5/1 (Waites Run Road, and Capon Trail #1029.Continue Reading

Giving middle and high school students the opportunity to explore agriculture innovations, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Robert C. Byrd Institute, WV Department of Education and WV Department of Agriculture will present the 2019 WV Ag Innovation Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 21. “Agriculture is an important industry inContinue Reading

Even though it is widely believed that the woolly bear caterpillar can predict the upcoming winter’s severity, the truth is that this caterpillar can’t predict what Old Man Winter has in store for us in the upcoming winter.  The woolly bear caterpillar’s coloring is based on how long the caterpillarContinue Reading

On Wednesday, Aug. 18, the Fraley Ambulance Services was summoned to 211 Second Street in the Misty Terrace Mobile Home Park for a child that had fallen. Moorefield Police units also responded to assist if needed.  Upon arrival a male subject identifying himself as Carlos Ortiz Jr., the child’s father,Continue Reading

Photo by Lon Anderson

“Fall Fishing on Trout Pond” is just one of many award winning images by local photographer Lon Anderson that will be on display starting Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Gallery Place Art Gallery in Wardensville. Anderson has spent much of his life with a camera in hand, and his imagesContinue Reading

By Lon Anderson Moorefield Examiner At the October meeting of the Hardy County Planning Commission held last week, Commissioners didn’t take a lot of actions, but did learn about significant progress on several key issues. First and foremost, County Planner Melissa Scott informed commissioners that just that morning, the CountyContinue Reading

For the 6th year, West Virginia Living Magazine has honored West Virginia Wonder Women. This year Hardy County native, Jennifer Ours Williams is one of them. Williams graduated from Moorefield High School in 1984 and went on to get a Bachelors and a Masters degree from West Virginia University. SheContinue Reading

Carmen Liseno, of Cabins, was sentenced today to 92 months incarceration for a firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Liseno, age 36, pled guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in May 2019. Liseno, having been previously convicted of two felonies, admitted to having a .40Continue Reading