The Lady Jackets swarmed to a 7-nil advantage and withstood a grand slam retaliation, while fending off Strasburg for a 10-5 victory in the season opener at the Moorefield Town Park on Thursday. “I was very impressed with our hitting this evening and I told them at the end ofContinue Reading

Photo by Jean Flanagan Students from Southern New Hampshire University and two of their professors stopped by Colt’s Restaurant for lunch today, March 15. The group spent their Spring Break exploring Appalachia.   See more details in the March 21 edition of the Moorefield Examiner.

The U.S. Forest Service has issued an alert for folks who volunteer to pick up trash and hikers on trails in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. Be on the lookout for outdoor methamphetamine laboratories. “Methamphetamine cooking and dump sites have been found on national forest land in theContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   The Hardy County 911 Center and the Local Emergency Preparedness Committee (LEPC) has been working for more than two years on a mass communications (MC) or reverse 911 system for the residents of Hardy County. The problem with implementing such a system hasContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Residents of the North Mountain Road community were shocked when they examined packages left in their driveways the night of Sunday, March 4. Literature from a right-winged hate group was sealed inside plastic bags.

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   The nine days West Virginia teachers walked out of the classroom must be made up on the school calendar, according to Hardy County Board of Education President Nancy Hahn. State law requires students to be in the classroom 180 days. Hahn addressed theContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   At just after 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, Governor Jim Justice signed HB 4145 into law. The legislation, passed by the House of Delegates, amended by the Senate and finally approved by a Conference Committee, increased the base salary of teachers, serviceContinue Reading

By Sam Reyes I once dreamed the unimaginable. Or is it dreamt? My notepad doesn’t give you green, squiggly “oopsie lines” afforded by the more tech-savvy computer types. I digress. My dream was a fight that many labor advocates had taken up, but few had ever leveraged it to theContinue Reading

Grant Sager, 27, of Wardensville, was sentenced to 21 months incarceration for making methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced the sentence last week. In March 2017, Sager was indicted on one count of unlawful possession of a firearm and the possession of an unlawful firearm as well as the methamphetamineContinue Reading

“The first period is won by the best technician. The second period is won by the kid in the best shape. The third period is won by the kid with the biggest heart.” Dan Gable, U.S. Olympic Wrestler There were 60 variations of decisions made in just the three weightContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Following a public hearing where several line items were discussed and clarified, the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority Board of Directors voted to approve a budget for the 2019 fiscal year. The fiscal year begins July 1, 2018 and ends June 30, 2019. TheContinue Reading

The Cougars roamed the woods keeping the trails clear before Class AA Berkeley Springs inundated the Den with a barrage of attacks in the second half enabling the Indians to depart Baker in a wake of debris with an 87-54 victory on East Hardy’s senior night on Wednesday. East HardyContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Sheena Van Meter, Hardy County’s Interim Superintendent, agreed to a three-year contract for the job at Monday’s Board of Education meeting. After a short executive session, the board voted to approve the contract. “You can take the word ‘Interim’ from your title, now,” saidContinue Reading