By Jodi Witmer Chris Gyurisin, Charlottesville, Va. resident, floating on a stand up paddleboard with camping gear on the South Branch of the Potomac River in Moorefield, Saturday, June 27. Gyurisin and a small group of friends floated 16 miles from Brighton Park, Moorefield to the Trough General Store, Romney,Continue Reading

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to this direct support to farmers and ranchers, USDA’sContinue Reading

The American Legion Baseball organization has decided to eliminate the regional and national tournaments for this summer, yet leaving the option for each state to make the call whether to play or cancel the season altogether with the state tournaments being the season finale. On April 7, the Americanism CommissionContinue Reading

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The period for filing to run for public office ended Saturday, Jan. 25, at midnight, and the slate of candidates are set for the 2020 election. Locally, nine fewer people filed for public office than the last presidential primary election in 2016, but the West Virginia Secretary of State reportsContinue Reading

A Hardy County couple has been arrested and charged in connection to a suspicious fire at a Petersburg storage facility last month. Hunter Todd Largent and Marci Lyn Largent surrendered to authorities on Jan. 5. The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office (WVSFMO) said the pair were each charged with second-degree arson,Continue Reading

Updated 1/26/2020 at 2:30 p.m. Local candidates who have officially filed for office: Hardy County CommissionerTyler Bradfield (R)Steve Schetrom (R)Greg Greenwalt (D) Hardy County AssessorJim Wratchford (D) Hardy Prosecuting AttorneyLucas See (D) Hardy County SheriffSteven Dawson (R)Alicia Sanders (D) Hardy County Magistrate (D1) Non PartisanCraig Hose Hardy County Magistrate (D2)Continue Reading

Delegate Isaac Sponaugle announced that he is a candidate for Attorney General of West Virginia.  “I’ve worked hard during my legislative career fighting for all West Virginians,” Sponaugle said. “I’ve sponsored and supported bills that have become law, which benefit the working people of this state. Likewise, I have foughtContinue Reading

Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) introduced H.R. 4896, Advancing Infrastructure Development in Appalachia Act or the AID in Appalachia Act. Senator Shelley Moore Capito introduced the companion Senate bill S. 2271 on July 25, 2019. “Finishing the final stretch of Corridor H is a top priority and I am optimisticContinue Reading

Gov. Jim Justice issued a proclamation on Wednesday, Oct. 9, officially rescinding the recent statewide ban on all types of outdoor burning. This action comes after the state received sufficient rainfall over the past several days to warrant ending the outdoor burning ban. Standard fall burning season laws and regulationsContinue Reading

Unofficial Results U.S. Senate Patrick Morrisey — 2,460 Joe Manchin, III — 1,870 U.S. House of Representatives Alex Mooney — 2,855 Talley Sergent — 1,418 State Senate Dave Sypolt — 2,755 Stephanie Zucker — 1,613 House of Delegates (Including Pendleton County) Jon Hof — 2,292 (+726) = 3,018 Isaac SponaugleContinue Reading