By Ken BustinMoorefield Examiner Three criminal investigations into Hardy County officials – into Hardy County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Tommie McCausley and Hardy County Prosecutor Lucas See – have, to date, cost the taxpayers at least $154,000, according to figures obtained from the County Clerk, pursuant to a Freedom of InformationContinue Reading

By Ken BustinMoorefield Examiner Hardy County Prosecutor Lucas See and the Hardy County Commission were named Defendants in two civil actions brought last week by Prosecutor’s Office employees Jessica Liller and Laiken Shoemaker. The lawsuits, which were rumored to be in the offing for several weeks, were filed in HardyContinue Reading

The Moorefield Town Council managed a lot of quicker items during their meeting July 19. Council members approved USDA Draw #35 for the water plant project. It was $2856 for Gwin Dobson and Foreman, the engineering firm overseeing the project. They decided they would be comfortable spending up to $275,000Continue Reading

The Workforce Training Department at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has partnered with the Mineral County Technical Center, located at 981 Harley O. Staggers Drive in Keyser, to offer evening welding classes this fall, starting Sept. 12. Eastern’s welding classes are taught by Carl Rexrode of Burlington. RexrodeContinue Reading

By Milda M. Mullins  Moorefield Examiner  The Hardy County Board of Education met last Monday, July 18 for a 24-minute meeting during which the board passed motions on recurring business appearing under the agenda’s new business.  The board approved a child nutrition bid focused on securing all of the foodContinue Reading

Following a discussion with Hardy County Health Department Administrator William Ours, the Hardy County Board of Education voted unanimously to open schools for in-person instruction, five days a week, beginning Monday, Feb. 22. The board met on Monday, Feb. 15. “Things are really looking well in Hardy County,” Ours said.Continue Reading

Hardy County Schools has suspended in-person instruction beginning on Monday, Nov. 16. In-person instruction will not resume until Monday, Dec. 7. Students will work remotely from Monday, Nov. 16 through Friday, Nov. 20. Schools were closed for Thanksgiving Break from Monday, Nov. 23 though Friday, Nov. 27. Students will workContinue Reading

“It’s not a hoax. “It is a big deal. “You should do everything in your power to protect yourself and your loved ones.” Jay Halterman is slowly recovering from COVID-19, the disease that has caused a world-wide pandemic and has killed nearly 600 West Virginians. He cringes when he hearsContinue Reading

Last month, an ATV accident highlighted the fact that Hardy County is not equipped to respond to off-road emergency medical rescue situations.  “We had to wait for someone to bring their personal vehicle,” Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority Director Derek Alt said. “That took 20 minutes. Then one person hadContinue Reading

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $860,000 in Moorefield, to support the community’s future. Pilgrim’s has been working with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs in three key areas: food insecurity,Continue Reading

“Well, the election was over yesterday and the virus is still here.” Hardy County Health Department Administrator Bill Ours was responding to a “conspiracy theory” that once the election was over, the corona virus would disappear. He provided the Hardy County Commission with an update on the COVID-19 situation atContinue Reading

The Moorefield Town Council met Nov. 2, because Town Hall was a polling place Nov. 3 for the general election. The Council approved a draft agreement with Hardy County regarding payment for the dog warden’s services. The discussion began at the Oct. 20 meeting, during which Council members asked questionsContinue Reading

All precincts reporting – Early voting and absentee Hardy County CommissionerGreg Greenwalt 1732Steve Schetrom 4420 Hardy County SheriffSteve Dawson 3391Alicia Sanders 2801 State SenatorDavid Childers 1912Randy Smith 4204 State DelegateJarod Shockey 1639Bryan Ward 4616 PresidentJoe Biden 1379Donald Trump 4909 GovernorJim Justice 4419Ben Salango 1463 U.S. SenateShelley Moore Capito 4931Paula JeanContinue Reading

Clyde would have loved it. Not so much that people were making a big deal about him. But more, it would have been a good excuse to get together with family and friends, swap a few stories and have a good time. The Speaker Clyde See Jr. Exit was dedicatedContinue Reading

Gilbert Terry remembers flying alongside First Lieutenant Fred Omar Pratt on Aug. 23, 1968 in support of a Green Beret unit on the ground near Duc Lop, South Vietnam. Enemy forces hit their “C”-model UH-1 Huey gun ship with anti-aircraft fire, striking key components and cutting the engine. “Then, inContinue Reading