Tom Firor recalled a weatherization project he observed. “It was truly remarkable,” he said. “The technicians went around the mobile home and pointed out all the holes and leaks that they would later repair. “Then they took their sophisticated instruments and measured the air inside. It was so bad, theContinue Reading

Photo by Lon Anderson

“Fall Fishing on Trout Pond” is just one of many award winning images by local photographer Lon Anderson that will be on display starting Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Gallery Place Art Gallery in Wardensville. Anderson has spent much of his life with a camera in hand, and his imagesContinue Reading

There was plenty of roaring and buzzing in the Den last Thursday during rivalry week as the Lady Yellow Jackets Volleyball squad navigated four sets to claim the season sweep over East Hardy in Baker by the scores of 25-19, 21-25, 25-19 and 25-18. The student sections for Moorefield andContinue Reading

Following an arduous application process, the Hardy County Convention and Visitors Bureau was granted accreditation by the West Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus.  “The West Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus believes CVBs benefit from the accreditation process, as it better establishes them as credible, effective partnersContinue Reading

“We’ve been out of compliance since forever,” City Clerk Rick Freeman told the Moorefield Town Council at their meeting on October 15. “Our building inspector must be a licensed inspector,” Freeman said, adding that the position requires passing 11 different

There were zero offensive touchdowns for the first time in the history of the 41st Hardy Bowl as the defenses locked down with East Hardy senior Adam Baker recording both defensive touchdowns on a fumble recovery return and a pick six interception giving the Cougars their sixth consecutive victory overContinue Reading

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner It was curtain time as Moorefield Middle School Volleyball closed the stage against the Lady Cougars obtaining the goal of winning both 7th grade and 8th grade matches during the second battle of the Hardy County squads in Moorefield last Tuesday. The Lady Yellow JacketsContinue Reading

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner It was a red carpet night as the Lady Yellow Jackets honored all their volleyball seniors with flowers and balloons and showed good sportsmanship recognizing each Frankfort senior with a carnation before the Lady Falcons swooped down in the match slicing up the Hive inContinue Reading

“Valley View Golf Course is at a crossroads,” said Jim Tompkins. Tompkins is chairman of a committee on an ambitious effort to save the local golf course from obscurity. Valley View, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, is feeling its age. Combined with changes in the golf industry, theContinue Reading

Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Hardy County Prosecutor Lucas See said he didn’t dispute Larry Sherman’ characterization of his client Brandon Barr. “I don’t dispute he has a good family, he’s very smart and drugs ruined his life,” See said. Barr was sentenced to not less than one year andContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The transformation is amazing.  A Power Point presentation showing the mug shots of drug addicts and alcoholics and their subsequent journey in recovery through the South Branch Valley Drug Court program told the story. From sullen-faced, dead-eyed, sad human beings to smiling, healthy, clear-eyedContinue Reading

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner Swinging through the fog and chilly air kept the Yellow Jackets frosty at the WVSSAC state golf tournament held at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling last Tuesday and Wednesday before the temperatures and stroke level began to rise. Moorefield Golf entered the state tournament as theContinue Reading

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner The Lady Cougars made the passes, sets and kills to squeeze past Class AA Petersburg in straight sets 25-22, 25-18 and 25-22 last Thursday in Baker. Petersburg started the opening set with a 3-nil advantage as Shayla Whiteman garnered two spikes and a block beforeContinue Reading

The Northern Garrett Huskies barked to a 33-nil shutout over Moorefield last Friday at Yellow Jacket Field. Northern Garrett converted a fourth down deep in the red zone for the first touchdown as Zach Hallenback connected with Isaac Bittinger dashing across the middle of the end zone at the 6:07Continue Reading