By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Delegate Isaac Sponaugle (D-55) has sued Governor Jim Justice in Circuit Court in Kanawha County requesting the court order Justice, through a writ of mandamus, to reside at the Governor’s Mansion in Charleston. Sponaugle represents all of Hardy and part of Pendleton counties. “TheContinue Reading

Front row (l to r): Haile Wolday, John Belt, David Smarick, AP220 Consortium Director, Chuck Terrell, President of Eastern  Second row: Michael Hockensmith, Luke Myers, Jeremy Kraus, Henry Cook, Industrial Maintenance Technology Instructor, Corey Cook, Marshall Hottle By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Pilgrim’s Pride had a problem. The companyContinue Reading

The Hardy County Board of Education gave the Moorefield High School Championship Baseball team a standing ovation.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   The Hardy County Board of Education honored the State Champion Moorefield Baseball Team at its regular meeting Monday, June 18. “I am extremely proud ofContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Matthew P. Gigliotti was indicted on a total of eight felony counts after Hardy County Sheriff’s Deputies found him living under an assumed name and having violated parole in Wisconsin. Gigliotti, 40, of Moorefield was one of seven defendants arraigned in Hardy County CircuitContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The Board of Directors of the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority approved two resolutions to implement a retirement plan for their employees. The board met on Wednesday, June 13. HCEAA Director Derek Alt presented information at previous meetings regarding the cost and benefits ofContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Newly elected Mayor Betsy Orndoff-Sayers and Council Members Charlotte Bowman, Gina Atkisson and Carla Brill as well as returning Recorder Maureen Martin took the oath of office at the Wardensville Council meeting on Monday, June 11. Council members Luke Kesner and Patty Strawderman wereContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The Hardy County Commission has proposed asking voters in November to approve an increase in their real estate and personal property taxes to fund ambulance service for the county. The commissioners discussed the levy at the June 4 meeting, but took no formal action.Continue Reading

Residents in Eastern Panhandle counties affected by this weekend’s significant flooding are encouraged to call 1-866-UC-FLOOD (823-5663) to report stream blockages to the West Virginia Conservation Agency. The WVCA’s Emergency Watershed Protection program is used during a state or federal emergency declaration in response to a sudden disaster. In casesContinue Reading

Photo by Sharon Wilson Rocks and trees came down on South Fork Road in mid-May after heavy rains. DOH crews removed the debris.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Clearing rock slides, downed trees and repairing road washouts are not on the Hardy County Division of Highways spring schedule,Continue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Less than a week after the latest school shooting, Hardy County Sheriff Department Chief Deputy Dave Warren spoke to the Board of Education about school safety. The Hardy County Board of Education met on Monday, May 21. “We have always had the best workingContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The cost of doing business in Wardensville is about to change. “Adjustments need to be made,” Wardensville Recorder Maureen Martin told the town council. “Some are tied to state code and we’re charging too much.” Martin presented a list of Business License fees toContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner During a test of the Hardy Telecommunications Mass Calling Service performed on Thursday, March 15, 176 out of 190 contacts were successful according to Bill Schmitt of Hardy Telecommunications. Schmitt addressed the Hardy County Commission at the regular meeting held Tuesday, May 1.

  By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Four convicted felons admitted to violating the terms of their probation in Hardy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, April 24. Travis Brown, 26, of Moorefield, tested positive for meth amphetamine and oxycodone during a home visit by his probation office. Brown pleaded guiltyContinue Reading

‘The West Virginia State Police are attempting to locate Douglas Alan Pittman; a white male, age 34, 5’-08” height, and 230 pounds. Mr. Pittman is currently wanted on felony warrants for child abuse and delivery of a controlled substance to a minor through Grant County. Mr. Pittman has moved fromContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner “We have been working on this for several years.” Charlotte Bowman, chair of the Wardensville Planning Commission presented a draft of the Wardensville Comprehensive Plan to the town council on Monday, April 9. The Wardensville Council will hold a public hearing to garner communityContinue Reading

The West Virginia State Police wishes to make the public completely aware that they DO NOT solicit contributions via telephone calls, mailings or home visits. If anyone representing themselves as a trooper, law enforcement officer, employee of or on behalf of the West Virginia State Police requesting contributions of anyContinue Reading