“People are not taking this seriously. People are not following the guidelines. People are not wearing masks.” William Ours, administrator of the Hardy County Health Department updated the Hardy County Commission on the status of COVID-19 cases in the county on Tuesday, Sept. 1. The news was not good. “BeginningContinue Reading

“Everyone in Ft. Run, Dover Hollow and Killdeer Lane has access to public water,” said Logan Moyers, executive director of the Hardy County Public Service District. “Not everyone has hooked up yet, but they all have access.” The PSD Board of Directors met on Wednesday, Sept. 2, in person andContinue Reading

If you live in a small town, you’ve probably experienced it. You run into someone from your past – maybe from elementary or high school – and a flood of memories come back. Sometimes they are good memories and sometimes they are not so good.  That’s what happens to CabelContinue Reading

The Hardy County Public Service District will reinstate its policy to disconnect water customers for lack of payment beginning this month.  “We had suspended cutoffs because of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Director Logan Moyers told the Board of Directors. “The state has issued an order to reinstate those cutoffs.” The HardyContinue Reading

The New Biz Launchpad has grown up and moved out on its own.  Formerly located in Wardensville, the Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has moved to 108 South Fork Road, Suite 108 and has expanded to include a variety ofContinue Reading

Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Eaton started out on the morning of Sept. 2, 2019 with a bike ride. She was an active person. She love to ride her bicycle, she loved to walk and hike. On the morning of Sept. 2, she rode her bike south on US Route 220. Adam ColessanoContinue Reading

The Hardy County Commission met in special session on Thursday, June 25 to lay the levy and received an update on the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to Hardy County from Hardy County Health Department Administrator Bill Ours. The levy is assessed for every $100 of property value as follows:Continue Reading

The email came to Hardy County Health Department Administrator Bill Ours on Tuesday, June 16. “From the Governors Office: “Proms are no, if affiliated with school. Private (non-school related gatherings up to 100 OK at this time.” When Ours relayed the information to Hardy County Schools Superintendent Sheena VanMeter, sheContinue Reading

It stands to reason that the person in charge of the institution responsible for career creation, entrepreneurship and job retention in the county should be recognized by the local Chamber of Commerce.  Charles “Chuck” Terrell, PhD, President of Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College is the Hardy County ChamberContinue Reading

“We are recommending the students go to school five days a week,” said Hardy County Schools Superintendent Sheena VanMeter. “Perhaps we will dismiss a little early so the custodial staff has time to clean.” VanMeter presented information to the Hardy County Board of Education regarding the start of the 2020-21Continue Reading

Of the 241 people in Hardy County tested for the corona virus on Saturday, June 12, none were found to be positive. This according to Hardy County Health Department Administrator Bill Ours. “Of the 541 tested in Hardy, Grant and Hampshire counties, there was only one positive and that wasContinue Reading

“We didn’t really close the park, although the bathrooms were closed,” said Wardensville Mayor Betsy Orndoff-Sayers. “People who were using the park were just walking.” The majority of discussion at the June 8 Wardensville Council meeting related to opening town services that were closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ThoseContinue Reading