For the third time, the Hardy County Commission is considering asking voters to approve a levy, which would increase their property taxes to pay for ambulance service. The first two attempts at passing a levy failed. The subject of the tax levy came up as part of a continuing discussion
Hardy County farmers who want to include structures, such as litter sheds or feed lots in their Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans are having to pay more and wait longer for approval. To hopefully expedite the situation the Hardy County Commission approved a letter to Louis Aspey, acting state director of
Students at Moorefield High School and East Hardy High School have the opportunity to take college courses at their respective schools during the Spring Semester. The Hardy County Board of Education voted to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College during the board’s Dec.
On Monday, Nov. 11, the Moorefield Police Department was recognized by the American Automobile association for their daily work to keep the roads safe. The Moorefield Police Department received a Platinum Award, the highest award possible for their efforts. During the period of August 31, 2018 to August 31, 2019,
Memphis Tennessee Garrison grew up in the coalfields of southern West Virginia. Her father, who was born into slavery, was a mine boss in Gary in McDowell County in the early 1900s. Ilene Evans brought Garrison to life on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s
The Moorefield Police Department recovered a stolen vehicle, responded to 154 calls in November, made seven felony arrests and 50 misdemeanor arrests, and wrote 313 traffic citations and warnings. They received AAA’s Community Traffic Safety Platinum Award, which is the highest award AAA presents, for traffic enforcement in 2019. They
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