The Lady Cougars were in stride with Petersburg in the first half, but the Lady Vikings pressure was too much to handle causing a hasty retreat on senior night as Petersburg commandeered a 74-51 victory in Baker on Thursday. East Hardy Girls Basketball recognized seniors Emma Baker, Leanna Basye, JuliaContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   A lease between the Hardy County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Town of Wardensville may not be valid, according to resident Betsy Orndoff-Sayers. Orndoff-Sayers addressed the Wardensville Town Council at their regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 12. The Wardensville Town Council enteredContinue Reading

The Vikings incinerated the perimeter basket 13 times en route to burning Moorefield for an 81-68 victory in Petersburg on Tuesday night. Petersburg unleashed seven 3-pointers in the opening frame for a 28-10 lead and went into the locker room doubling up on the Yellow Jackets 44-22, but Moorefield didn’tContinue Reading

East Hardy senior Julia Hahn surpassed the 1,000th career point milestone in Monday night’s 73-23 loss at Tucker County. “It’s really special, because I didn’t think I’d ever get my 1,000th point. I didn’t really start scoring until last year, so it was kind of a surprise to me,” EastContinue Reading

Moorefield and East Hardy Wrestling programs have been navigating the map of success one match at a time making progress building young programs into tough challengers yielding seven combined medals at the Region II Wrestling Tournament in Braxton County capped off by the Yellow Jackets claiming one title and sendingContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Of the 25 Hardy County Public Service District sewer customers, nine are commercial and 16 are residential. But those nine contribute 90 percent of the sewage treated at the Baker plant. That’s why the PSD balked when the West Virginia Public Service CommissionContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   The annual parade of agencies and organizations requesting funding from the Hardy County Commission  has begun. The commission met on Tuesday, Feb. 6. First up, was Ronald Miller, George Leatherman and Karen Stickley with the Potomac Valley Conservation District with a request forContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Of all the pressing issues that came before the Hardy County Commission on Tuesday, the subject that illicited the most discussion had to do with dogs. County Assessor Jim Wratchford appeared before the commission to request payment for livestock killed by dogs. “DonnieContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   A Hardy County grand jury failed to indict Tammy Sue Wratchford, 45 of Moorefield, citing lack of evidence, according to her attorney, J. David Judy. Evidence was presented to the grand jury in Hardy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Feb. 6. “Sixteen peopleContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   Hardy County students in grades K – 8 have improved in reading and math since the beginning of the school year, according to the i-Ready benchmark measure. Interim Superintendent Sheena Van Meter and Education Consultant Kathy Hardy presented information to the Hardy CountyContinue Reading

Josiah and Ananiah Whetzel, children of Dr. Justin and Janelle Whetzel, of Hardy County were in the Kraft Super Bowl Commercial 2018 Family Greatly. During the Super Bowl, Kraft gave their Super Bowl commercial to families. Kraft advertised prior to the game to post pictures on either Instagram or TwitterContinue Reading

WHEREAS, teachers and service personnel mold future citizens through guidance and education; and WHEREAS, teachers and service personnel encounter students of widely differing backgrounds; and WHEREAS, our county’s future depends upon providing quality education and support to all students; and WHEREAS, Hardy County Schools’ staff spend countless hours going aboveContinue Reading

The Central Falcons swooped into the Den in Baker and East Hardy Wrestling defended the territory in a 36-35 victory on Tuesday night. This was the second match of the season for the Cougars against Central from Woodstock, Va. and the only home match for the year. A plethora ofContinue Reading

The Yellow Jackets shook off a chilly start to take an early advantage riding the student section hype on senior night before Pendleton County hushed the crowd with a rally and staved off a late comeback to crash the ceremony with a 56-48 victory in Moorefield on Friday. “They hitContinue Reading