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 ofContinue Reading

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,Continue Reading

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. TheyContinue Reading

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”Continue Reading

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 EnglishContinue Reading

While Hardy County has seen only a light flurry of snow so far this year, the Division of Highways has been preparing for the worst of winter weather for some time. “We start in October,” said Hardy County Assistant Supervisor Dorman Parker. “We mount the snow plows and cinder spreadersContinue Reading

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 CommunityContinue Reading

Charles Painter, 49, of Baker was remanded to prison to serve a sentence of not less than one year and not more than five years.  In 2105, Painter pleaded guilty to one count of manufacturing a Schedule I controlled substance – marijuana – after Hardy County Sheriff Deputies found aContinue Reading

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 HardyContinue Reading

“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.Continue Reading

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 RouteContinue Reading

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 HolidaysContinue Reading

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 ofContinue Reading

The Forest Service will onduct controlled burn in the Waites Run area of Hardy County, WV Today. This 22 acre controlled burn will take place in Waites Run located in Hardy County, West Virginia.  The project boundary is adjacent to County Road 5/1 (Waites Run Road, and Capon Trail #1029.Continue Reading