Following a discussion with Hardy County Health Department Administrator William Ours, the Hardy County Board of Education voted unanimously to open schools for in-person instruction, five days a week, beginning Monday, Feb. 22. The board met on Monday, Feb. 15. “Things are really looking well in Hardy County,” Ours said.Continue Reading

Hardy County Schools has suspended in-person instruction beginning on Monday, Nov. 16. In-person instruction will not resume until Monday, Dec. 7. Students will work remotely from Monday, Nov. 16 through Friday, Nov. 20. Schools were closed for Thanksgiving Break from Monday, Nov. 23 though Friday, Nov. 27. Students will workContinue Reading

“It’s not a hoax. “It is a big deal. “You should do everything in your power to protect yourself and your loved ones.” Jay Halterman is slowly recovering from COVID-19, the disease that has caused a world-wide pandemic and has killed nearly 600 West Virginians. He cringes when he hearsContinue Reading

Last month, an ATV accident highlighted the fact that Hardy County is not equipped to respond to off-road emergency medical rescue situations.  “We had to wait for someone to bring their personal vehicle,” Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority Director Derek Alt said. “That took 20 minutes. Then one person hadContinue Reading

“Well, the election was over yesterday and the virus is still here.” Hardy County Health Department Administrator Bill Ours was responding to a “conspiracy theory” that once the election was over, the corona virus would disappear. He provided the Hardy County Commission with an update on the COVID-19 situation atContinue Reading

Clyde would have loved it. Not so much that people were making a big deal about him. But more, it would have been a good excuse to get together with family and friends, swap a few stories and have a good time. The Speaker Clyde See Jr. Exit was dedicatedContinue Reading

It has been more than a year since a suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy in Moorefield with a handgun, ordered the pharmacist to open the safe and stole drugs and money. Through an extensive investigation by Moorefield Police Detective Steve Reckart, two suspects were identified, located and charged. Last week,Continue Reading

As the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority looks to the future, the rotation of vehicles and equipment and the time it takes to secure grants for them makes the process long and arduous. It was Hardy County Commission President Harold Michael who got the ball rolling. At the October meetingContinue Reading

As of Monday, Oct. 5, four people associated with Moorefield High School have tested positive for COVID-19 and school remains closed through Friday, Oct. 9. Students are to continue with Remote Learning and staff not under quarantine are to report to school. “We have been given clearance for athletic practicesContinue Reading

In an effort to inform our readers of the candidates for local office and their positions on specific issues, the Moorefield Examiner presents a side-by-side, question-and-answer discussion with the candidates for Hardy County Commissioner.  Both candidates were sent the same questions and both responded in person. We begin with aContinue Reading

An individual associated with Moorefield High School and the MHS football team tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, Sept. 23. As a result, MHS was closed for two days and all athletic practices and events were cancelled. A notice from Hardy County Schools Superintendent Sheena VanMeter was sent to families,Continue Reading

From Sept. 8 until Sept. 23, there had only been two positive COVID-19 test results for people associated with Hardy County Schools. On Sept. 23, there was a third. The first positive test relating to the school system was on Sept. 13 at Moorefield High School, the other on Sept.Continue Reading