Gilbert Terry remembers flying alongside First Lieutenant Fred Omar Pratt on Aug. 23, 1968 in support of a Green Beret unit on the ground near Duc Lop, South Vietnam. Enemy forces hit their “C”-model UH-1 Huey gun ship with anti-aircraft fire, striking key components and cutting the engine. “Then, inContinue Reading

By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner As the opening of the Hardy County Schools, now set for September 8, draws closer, concern over the preparations and myriad details has also intensified. That’s especially true this year because of the coronavirus, which is impacting virtually every aspect of education this fall. So itContinue Reading

By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner Hardy County now has a new flood plain ordinance that brings the County into compliance with the State Code. The code sets standards and requirements for construction in the floodplain, which is important because FEMA required the County to update its to remain in good standing.Continue Reading

Elmer Rodriguez Mundo, 30, of Harrisonburg, Va. was arrested this week for a series of burglaries in Rockingham and Hardy Counties. These crimes occurred at night on July 5 and 6 and include multiple break-ins at Baker and Mathias area businesses, including The Corner Mart, Capon Valley Bank, Dollar General,Continue Reading

Photo by Lon Anderson The former Mathias Store, which was severely damaged by fire in December of 2016, was finally razed recently. The West Virginia Division of Highways completed the demolition and removal. The structure served the Mathias community for decades as a general store, a restaurant and finally asContinue Reading

An incident on Trough Road occurred at approximately 11 p.m on Friday night, June 26. Hardy County 911 received a call that there had been a shooting at the Strawderman residence and law enforcement units quickly responded. An investigation was conducted by the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance fromContinue Reading

On Thursday, June 25, West Virginia State Troopers were conducting a highway safety operation on Route 48 near Luxemburg Road in Hardy County. They observed a black BMW 335i traveling eastbound in excess of 100 miles per hour in an active construction zone while workers were present. The driver ofContinue Reading