By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner It seems incredulous that the county agency with the worst reputation for transparency would consider additional restrictions to public access of information. However, the Hardy County Rural Development Authority Board did just that at the Jan. 4 meeting. According to ExecutiveContinue Reading

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 portionContinue Reading

  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 itContinue Reading

Taxes Due The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind taxpayers Second-Half taxes are due by March 1, to receive the discount. After April 1, the Sheriff’s Office will accept full payment only. Also, 2017 taxes will be delinquent on May 1. Taxes not paid by April 30 will be publishedContinue Reading

Glenville State College announced in December it was cutting its tuition by 2 percent with the condition that their state appropriation would not decrease. In August, Glenville was the only 4-year college or university in West Virginia to hold the line on tuition. The school also announced plans to cutContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner As the 2018 election season gets underway, there are a few dates to keep in mind. If you have a desire to hold public office, there are various levels on which you can serve. The filing period to be a candidate for public officeContinue Reading

Hannah Heishman Moorefield Examiner The Council’s Dec. 19 meeting was brief. The council approved a motion to give the Hardy County Public Library $8000 for sidewalk construction, approved a payment to Gwin, Dobson & Foreman for the water plant project, and approved payment of invoices. On Tuesday, Jan. 2, MoorefieldContinue Reading

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va, talks with the media during the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Lookahead Friday, Jan. 5, in Charleston. Sen. Capito was in Charleston to visit two business sites and stopped by the annual media event between stops. West Virginia Press Association Photo By Taylor StruckContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Coleman Coppe-Strawder, 36, of Moorefield was all set to plead guilty to one count of forgery on Thursday, Jan. 4. He said he understood the charges. He said his attorney reviewed his Constitutional rights and those he was waiving by pleading guilty. He saidContinue Reading

Photo by Jean Flanagan West Virginia University Extension Agent Dave Workman was honored with a plaque from the commission for his 37 years of service to the community. Pictured are Commissioner Jay Fansler, JR Keplinger, Workman and Commissioner Harold Michael. By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner William “JR” Keplinger wasContinue Reading