For several years, Jim Oliver, David Mathias and other volunteers in Hardy County worked with Habitat for Humanity to build houses for people who might not otherwise be able to afford them. “Being affiliated with Habitat for Humanity involved annual dues and a lot of paperwork,” Mathias said. “And we
Here are two woolly bear caterpillars photographed the same day, not more than 50 yards apart. As you can see, they have very different markings. So what does that mean for the upcoming winter? According to folklore, the amount of black on the woolly bear in autumn varies proportionately with
(Moorefield Police Department Press Release) On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at approximately 2:00 P.M., the Moorefield Police Department was advised of an armed robbery at the CVS in Moorefield. Upon officers responding it was determined that an unknown male had entered the store disguised with a wig, sunglasses, bandanna over
The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that the Reynolds Gap Bridge on Reynolds Gap Road, Hardy County Route 2, will be closed to traffic beginning as early as Wednesday, May 8. The bridge closure, located approximately 1.3 mile south of the intersection with US Route 220, will be in
By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner “Jurys often get verdicts wrong,” said attorney Jason Gaines. “And in this case, they got this one very wrong.” Gaines, who represents Moorefield resident Angel Stump, filed a motion in Hardy County Circuit Court last week for a directed verdict or a new trail.
By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Attorneys painted two very different pictures of Jeremiah M. Brown Jr. in court on Wednesday. Brown, 22, of St. Thomas, Pa., was sentenced on one count of sexual assault by a custodian, two counts of third degree sexual assault and two counts of soliciting
Choosy, a character developed to teach kids to make healthy choices, visited Hardy County during National School Breakfast Week, March 4 – 8. Choosy encourages kids to eat healthy and exercise, with a series of fun songs about fruits and vegetables that also includes lots of movement. Choosy visited Hardy
By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner “For every person counted, the state of West Virginia is allocated $2,755. If 10 or 20 people are not counted, you can see how quickly that amount multiplies.” Steven Swingle, partnership specialists with the U.S. Census Bureau made a presentation to the Hardy County
Shortly before lunch today, the West Virginia House of Delegates voted to postpone the final vote on SB451 indefinitely.
Photo by Jean Flanagan Teachers in Hardy County joined those across the state in protest of Senate Bill 451, which passed the West Virginia Legislature. The bill ties teacher salary increases to the formation of charter schools and education savings accounts. Both teacher and service personnel unions have opposed the
2018 Primary Results for Hardy County All precincts reporting Family Court Judge Jeff Roth – 663 Jeff Weatherholt – 812 William Judy – 609 John Ours – 317 Jonie Nelson – 283 Board of Education Steve Smith – 471 Melvin Shook – 1,173 Lisa Whetzel – 836 Doug Hines –
‘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 from
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PRESS RELEASE Swilled Dog Hard Cider, a West Virginia hard cider company that launched in January 2017, is changing the game for West Virginia cider in January 2018. At the end of January, Swilled Dog will be offering two popular varieties of their award-winning cider in 6-pack 12 oz. cans