A delegation from Moorefield High School and East Hardy High School presented their idea for a food trailer to the Assistant Superintendent for Career and Technical Education in Charleston on Thursday, Nov. 19. They were awarded a grant of $26,621 for their efforts. The trailer “Rollin’ On the South Branch”
The Hardy County Board of Education presented representatives from Pilgrim’s Pride with a certificate of appreciation on Monday, Nov. 18. According to Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Strawderman, “Hardy County receive a donation from Pilgrim’s to cover the cost of a translation service and curriculum for our EL students.” EL, or English
By Hannah Heishman Moorefield Examiner The Moorefield Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19 began with a special event request from Jonathan Wiley, of Ted Shuttlesworth Evangelistic Association. He requested to use the Town Park from June 28 until July 3, with a few days to set up prior and
A micro-cafe with baked goods and hot and cold beverages, a micro-farmers market with fresh produced grown in the on-site greenhouse and high tunnel and the latest component, a food truck, were described to the Hardy County Board of Education at their meeting Monday, Nov. 18. The Hardy County Community
There seemed to be a reoccurring theme at the Hardy County Community Foundation Spirit of Hardy County Recognition and Dinner – the spirit of giving. The annual dinner was held on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the South Branch Inn. For the past several years, September has been designated Volunteer Hardy
“This is something we don’t see very often,” said Hardy County Circuit Court Judge C. Carter Williams. “I am extremely delighted, pleased and proud.” Brittney N. Smith, 30, Hunter W. Adkins, 33 and Marshall L. Wratchford, 24, all of Petersburg filed motions to change their pleas of guilty to felony
“We’re here today to honor the men and women of the Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department and all the first responders,” said Allen Collins, Fresh Plant Complex Manager at Pilgrim’s Pride Moorefield. Representatives of Pilgrims Pride and the MVFD met for lunch at the newly renovated Bingo Hall on Monday, Nov.
By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner County Commissioner Jay Fansler delivered some great news to Hardy County’s Planning Commissioners at the Planning Commission’s monthly meeting on November 5—it was good news for both the County and residents of Mathias. The old, burned-out restaurant that sits prominently on the corner of State Route
In spite of vehement objections by Mathias resident John Buckley, the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority did not reverse their vote to provide non-emergency ambulance service to specific residents of the E. A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The HCEAA met on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Home for the Holidays
Melanie Lyn Outen, Ted Alexander Voss, and Michael Dean Smith, all of Petersburg, West Virginia, were sentenced today for their roles in a fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine distribution operation, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Outen, age 47, was sentenced to 125 months incarceration. She pled guilty to one count of
Giving middle and high school students the opportunity to explore agriculture innovations, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Robert C. Byrd Institute, WV Department of Education and WV Department of Agriculture will present the 2019 WV Ag Innovation Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 21. “Agriculture is an important industry in
Governor Jim Justice’s Jobs & Hope program was introduced last month to help people in recovery from substance abuse get back on their feet. Erin Gaertner, Jobs & Hope transition agent, working in Martinsburg, described the program to the Hardy County Commission at their regular meeting held Tuesday, Nov. 5.
By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner Wednesday, Nov. 13, is National GIS Day, and for Hardy County that’s really something to celebrate. Hardy County is, after all, a state leader in the realm of GIS. What, you ask, is GIS and why is Hardy County at or near the head of the
The Moorefield Police Department responded to 200 calls for service in October, made 24 felony and 73 misdemeanor arrests, and 137 combined traffic citations and warnings. They also charged two suspects and recovered all stolen items from two burglaries. “The guys did a real good job on those,” said Police
Even though it is widely believed that the woolly bear caterpillar can predict the upcoming winter’s severity, the truth is that this caterpillar can’t predict what Old Man Winter has in store for us in the upcoming winter. The woolly bear caterpillar’s coloring is based on how long the caterpillar
When students are prescribed medications, the drugs are provided to the school nurse who has the responsibility of administering them. Henceforth, those medications will be kept in a lock box under the school nurses’ supervision. “We want to thank the prosecuting attorney’s office for providing these lock boxes,” Hardy County