Hardy County Schools Board of Education Resolution

WHEREAS, teachers and service personnel mold future citizens through guidance and education; and WHEREAS, teachers and service personnel encounter students of widely differing backgrounds; and WHEREAS, our county’s future depends upon providing quality education and support to all students; and WHEREAS, Hardy County Schools’ staff spend countless hours going above and beyond their job responsibilities …

W.Va. Farmers Markets Could Give State Agriculture, Economy a Boost, Officials Contend

By Jim Workman West Virginia Press Association An increased role of agriculture in West Virginia could serve as a solution to the state’s economic diversity problem, officials said Monday during an agriculture subcommittee meeting Monday on Senate Bill 375, relating to farmers markets. The bill would transfer rules and regulations of farmers markets from the …

McGregor Staying As Principal at Moorefield High School – WVDE Audit Positive

Photo by Jean Flanagan Moorefield High School Principal Patrick McGregor with Secretary Connie Turner. ‘Mr. Mac’ took over as principal after Thanksgiving last year.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Patrick McGregor started having flashbacks as soon as he walked through the door. “Hey, Mr. Mac.” “How’s it goin’?, Mr. Mac.” “Hi, Mr. Mac.” …

Calling All Artists

  Due to its overwhelming popularity, the Grant County Arts Council is once again hosting our Local Artists’ Exhibit. “I am surprised every year at the level of talent right here in the Potomac Highlands,” states Gina Hinkle, Programming Director. The non-juried art show is open to all residents of not only Grant County, but …

HCEAA Gets New Equipment

Pat Vereb with Physio Controls demonstrates the latest model of the Lucas CPR device. Photo by Jean Flanagan   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   “This equipment is going to revolutionize the way we provide emergency medical services. The people of Hardy County will truly benefit from it.” Leslie See could barely contain her enthusiasm …

Johnson Receives Artists Grant

Wardensville writer Vicki Johnson has received a 2018 Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval by the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. Professional development grants provide support for professional and emerging artists to expand or improve their work or …

East Hardy and Moorefield High Schools Recognized for Graduation Rates

Nearly 70 West Virginia high schools were recognized for achieving exemplary graduation rates of 90 percent or greater during the 2016-17 school year. Schools were honored by representatives from First Lady Cathy Justice’s office, State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine and the West Virginia Board of Education. “Graduation is an incredibly important step in …

Olivet Cemetery To Create a Memorial Walkway to the Cremation Garden

  An artists’ rendition of the Cremation Garden with three columbariums for cremains.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner “Olivet’s attraction is it’s simplicity and we want to keep that simplicity.” Judy Patterson, member of the Olivet Cemetery Board of Directors was describing the Cremation Garden and other improvements planned for Moorefield’s oldest historic …

American Woodmark Announces Acquisition of RSI

1/17/18 Am Wood/RSI   American Woodmark Corporation  announced the completion of its acquisition of RSI Home Products, Inc. for consideration consisting of 1,457,568 newly issued shares of American Woodmark common stock, approximately $354 million in net cash and the assumption of approximately $589 million of RSI debt.  The cash portion of the consideration remains subject …

Deadline Approaching to Apply for BSN Program at Potomac State

The West Virginia University School of Nursing (WVUSON) at Potomac State College is accepting applications for the new Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program through January 15, for fall 2018 enrollment. Pre-nursing students and other college majors may apply for admission to the WVUSON Potomac State BSN program after one semester of college coursework.  …

Korolev Writes Political Satire

  By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Local author Nick Korolev’s usual fare is historical fiction, but with the recent turn of political events, he felt the need to revisit a screenplay he had written several years ago. “Most writers turn their novels into screenplays,” Korolev said. “I did it backwards.” Korolev’s new book “Ghost …