All precincts reporting County CommissionRepublicanTyler Bradfield 628Steve Schetrom 817 DemocratGreg Greenwalt 1,252 Attorney GeneralIsaac Sponaugle 1,396Sam Petsonk 169 House of Delegates 55DemocratJarod Shockey 1,460 (1,004 Hardy, 456 Pendleton)BJ Rinard 735 (508 Hardy, 227) RepublicanBryan Ward 1,285 LevyFor 1,224Against 1,982 Board of Education (Top 2 elected)Janet Rose 1,676Nancy Hahn 1,721Jerry YatesContinue Reading

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Colleen SlevinAssociated Press (AP) – The CEO of Pilgrim’s Pride is one of four current and former chicken company executives indicted Wednesday on charges of price-fixing. The U.S. Department of Justice said a federal grand jury in Colorado found that executives from Greeley, Colorado-based Pilgrim’s PrideContinue Reading

The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that Snyderville Road (CR 10/7) will be closed to through traffic beginning as early as Thursday, June 11, 2020. The closure is located near the intersection with Morgantown Road (CR 10/6). The closure will be in place 24 hours a day, seven-days aContinue Reading

Brandin Carr, 32, of Elkins, was arrested in Princeton on Tuesday, May 19, in connection with the armed robbery of the Moorefield CVS Pharmacy.  On Aug. 17, 2019, a suspect entered the CVS store in Moorefield and took a large quantity of prescription drugs and $400 in cash at gunpoint.Continue Reading

The following voting precincts will be combined for the June 9 Primary Election: • Precinct 2 located at the Wardensville Visitors Center is being combined with Precinct 1, located at the War Memorial Building, 190 East Main St., Wardensville WV 26851. All Voters whose voting Precinct is at Precinct 2,Continue Reading

Excerpt from Moorefield Little League Announcement Moorefield Little League Board would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, parents and players for your patience and support during this uncertain time. It is with heavy hearts that we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Moorefield Little LeagueContinue Reading

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