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

The Yellow Jackets defensive strategy was working, but rebounding and turnovers erased the efforts and the first half lead disappeared in the second half as Class AAA Washington rallied in the final period for a 37-33 victory in Moorefield on Tuesday. “That was a good defensive effort to hold WashingtonContinue Reading

The Panthers invaded the Den and were chased away by the Cougars twice in a doubleheader as East Hardy Girls Basketball stymied the attack with a 58-27 victory and East Hardy Boys Basketball ousted Harman with an 85-35 nightcap win in Baker on Monday. The Lady Cougars had a closeContinue Reading

The one thing that matters the most to a wrestler is having one’s hand raised by the referee to signify a victory and the accompanied sportsmanship speaks volumes to the sport. Referees were very busy raising hands on four mats as grapplers battled for milestones as 14 teams including MoorefieldContinue 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

Petersburg went on a 13-0 run in the third period and withstood a flurry of 3-pointers in the final minutes by the Yellow Jackets to secure a 56-43 victory in Moorefield on Wednesday. “I’ll take a big win like that. The start of the second quarter was a huge point,Continue Reading

Maryland’s top ranked Southern Garrett stirred the Hive and struggled to fight off the pesky Yellow Jackettes defense during a 43-30 victory over Moorefield on Tuesday. It took nearly six minutes for the Lady Rams to build an 8-0 lead and only a 12-5 score at the end of theContinue 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

Moorefield held the lead for a mere seven seconds the entire game, while the Rams ransacked the Hive for a 59-34 victory on Saturday. This was in stark comparison to the 54-50 win Strasburg made back home in Virginia against the Yellow Jackets during the second game of the season.Continue 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

Moorefield buzzed into the George B. Halterman Memorial Court taking a double digit lead in the second period, but the Lady Vikings rallied in the third period to commandeer a 47-43 victory in Petersburg on Thursday. “Offensively, I thought we were rushing ourselves a little bit. We needed to takeContinue Reading

Graphic by Clara Kight   By Mike Mallow (To the Tune of The Circle of Life) From the day we arrive in Pennsylvania, And freezing, wait for the sun. There’s more shadows to see, Will they even been seen? What to do when more Winter comes? There’s far too muchContinue Reading

A thrilling 3-pointer buzzer-beater and a game-high 26 points by Julia Hahn wasn’t enough for the Lady Cougars to pounce over St. Marys as the Lady Blue Devils snatched a 59-42 victory in the second round of the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament on Monday afternoon in Baker. “Our freshmanContinue Reading

The Falcons swooped into the Den and left East Hardy in a dense fog, dazed and confused after pouring down 11 3-pointers en route to an 87-60 victory in Baker on Friday. Leading the barrage was Frankfort’s Zack Whitacre with five 3-pointers for a game-high 21 points, followed by DrewContinue Reading

Three strong wins near the end of the match weren’t enough for the Cougars to roar back against Hampshire Wrestling as the Trojans muscled to a 50-17 victory at Sunrise Summit on Thursday night. East Hardy Wrestling observed the initial match from the stands between Hampshire and Mountain Ridge fromContinue Reading