By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   The annual parade of agencies and organizations requesting funding from the Hardy County Commission  has begun. The commission met on Tuesday, Feb. 6. First up, was Ronald Miller, George Leatherman and Karen Stickley with the Potomac Valley Conservation District with a request forContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Of all the pressing issues that came before the Hardy County Commission on Tuesday, the subject that illicited the most discussion had to do with dogs. County Assessor Jim Wratchford appeared before the commission to request payment for livestock killed by dogs. “DonnieContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   A Hardy County grand jury failed to indict Tammy Sue Wratchford, 45 of Moorefield, citing lack of evidence, according to her attorney, J. David Judy. Evidence was presented to the grand jury in Hardy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Feb. 6. “Sixteen peopleContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Hardy County students in grades K – 8 have improved in reading and math since the beginning of the school year, according to the i-Ready benchmark measure. Interim Superintendent Sheena Van Meter and Education Consultant Kathy Hardy presented information to the Hardy CountyContinue Reading

Josiah and Ananiah Whetzel, children of Dr. Justin and Janelle Whetzel, of Hardy County were in the Kraft Super Bowl Commercial 2018 Family Greatly. During the Super Bowl, Kraft gave their Super Bowl commercial to families. Kraft advertised prior to the game to post pictures on either Instagram or TwitterContinue Reading

WHEREAS, teachers and service personnel mold future citizens through guidance and education; and WHEREAS, teachers and service personnel encounter students of widely differing backgrounds; and WHEREAS, our county’s future depends upon providing quality education and support to all students; and WHEREAS, Hardy County Schools’ staff spend countless hours going aboveContinue Reading

Sen. Manchin listens to comments from the public on a range of issues, including immigration, healthcare and VA services at Eastern WV Community and Technical College. By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Joe Manchin had three tasks to complete on his visit to Moorefield on Wednesday, Jan. 31. First andContinue Reading

  Due to its overwhelming popularity, the Grant County Arts Council is once again hosting our Local Artists’ Exhibit. “I am surprised every year at the level of talent right here in the Potomac Highlands,” states Gina Hinkle, Programming Director. The non-juried art show is open to all residents ofContinue Reading

Pat Vereb with Physio Controls demonstrates the latest model of the Lucas CPR device. Photo by Jean Flanagan   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   “This equipment is going to revolutionize the way we provide emergency medical services. The people of Hardy County will truly benefit from it.” Leslie SeeContinue Reading

    By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   It happens every year about this time. The Hardy County Health and Wellness Center sees an influx of new members. “People make a resolution to get healthier, to loose weight, to exercise,” said H&WC Director Morgan See. The good news isContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Chuck Terrell is excited about the 2018 legislative session. It’s a far cry from the past several years, when the feeling was more of dread than anticipation. Terrell is the President of Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College and one the reasonsContinue Reading

Wardensville writer Vicki Johnson has received a 2018 Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval by the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. Professional development grants provide support for professional and emerging artists to expandContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   “I think it was a real wake-up call for some people.” Paul Lewis, President of the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority told the board of directors the collection agency hired last year is producing results. “We probably got between $4,000 and $5,000,” heContinue Reading

      By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner It seems incredulous that the county agency with the worst reputation for transparency would consider additional restrictions to public access of information. However, the Hardy County Rural Development Authority Board did just that at the Jan. 4 meeting. According to ExecutiveContinue Reading