The Sunrise Service normally held at Olivet Cemetery has been cancelled. Various churches will be broadcasting Holy Week and Easter Services online. Check your church’s website of Facebook page for details. The following services will be live on the Duffey Memorial United Methodist Church Facebook page and will be availableContinue Reading

Judy Ball wanted to do something for the “essential employees” who come to work every day during the coronavirus pandemic and it turns out Hardy County has a lot of them. From the doctors and nurses at the health clinics to the grocery store clerks to the automotive repair shops,Continue Reading

Projects to extend public water service to several areas of Hardy County are feeling the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Hardy County Public Service District Executive Director Logan Moyers. The PSD Board of Directors met via telephone conference on Wednesday, April 1. “Crews are working on the Ft.Continue Reading

West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner would like the public to be aware of the changes in dates and deadlines for the 2020 Primary Election, which will now be held on June 9. On Wednesday, Governor Jim Justice moved the Primary Election back 28 days from May 12 toContinue Reading

Meeting in special session on Thursday, April 2, the Hardy County Commission declared a State of Emergency in Hardy County, retroactive to March 18. The State of Emergency is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The State of Emergency enables the Hardy County Office of Emergency Management to access state and federalContinue Reading

Three people indicted on felony charges, entered guilty pleas on Friday, March 20 in Hardy County Circuit Court. They include: Donald R. Whiteman, 39, of Moorefield pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful assault. He was originally charged with one count of malicious assault.  According to court documents, Whiteman cameContinue Reading

The Hardy County Senior Center normally provides a nutritious lunch for residents over the age of 60. The Hardy County Committee on Aging also delivers meals to homebound seniors and homemaker aids go into homes to help with cooking, cleaning and other tasks. However, as a result of the coronavirusContinue Reading

Updated 3-31-20 Hardy County Schools are closed until Monday, April 20. Meals are available for pickup at Moorefield Elementary and East Hardy Early Middle schools from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. daily. Please contact your child’s school if you need additional support. Hardy County Schools stands ready to assist inContinue Reading

The Hardy County Health Department and Hardy County Office of Emergency Management announced one positive cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hardy County. The patient has been on quarantine since arriving home to Hardy County and has been fully cooperative in following proper protocol to protect their neighbors andContinue Reading

Updated 3-31-20 In an effort to protect employees and the general public, the Hardy County Commission voted on Tuesday to limit foot traffic inside the Hardy County Courthouse.  The commission met in special session on March 24 and voted to approve a Limited Access Plan, effective immediately. “There are certainContinue Reading

Please follow Hardy County E-911 and the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook for updates.  We will also give updates via the Moorefield Examiner and WELD. Area Law Enforcement is committed to keeping the rule of law and peace during these challenging times. To maintain effective emergency services, Hardy CountyContinue Reading

The Hardy County Commission met in special session on Wednesday, March 18 to declare a State of Preparedness and authorize the Office of Emergency Management to “mobilize appropriate personnel and resources as necessary to respond if an Emergency Declaration is declared by the State of West Virginia.” According to PaulContinue Reading

COVID-19 was the first topic at the March 17 Moorefield Town Council meeting. “Right now, we’re operating as normal,” Moorefield Police Department Chief Stephen Riggleman said, adding that officers are using nitirile gloves, washing hands, and disinfecting gear and vehicle interiors. Riggleman said that there likely would be no municipalContinue Reading

Barbara Eaton doesn’t like the word “accident.” “This was not an accident,” she said. “This could have been prevented.” Eaton’s sister, Genevieve “Jenny” Eaton, 65, was killed on Labor Day 2019 while riding her bicycle on the South Fork River Bridge in Moorefield. Adam P. Colasessano, 40, of Moorefield, pleadedContinue Reading

Civil War Trails, Inc. has teamed up with the Hardy County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the South Fork General Store to bring the popular program to Peru. The HCCVB will sustain the program through maintenance and marketing efforts. Located across the bridge along the eastern bank of the riverContinue Reading