On Aug. 17, 2019, an armed robbery occurred at the Moorefield CVS. At that time, an unknown person entered the CVS and removed a large quantity of prescription medication as well as over $400 in U.S. currency at gunpoint. The unknown person then exited the store and entered a waitingContinue Reading

Lon Anderson | Moorefield Examiner What may be the largest poultry house development in West Virginia could soon be under construction in Hardy County near Old Fields. Construction of 20 large broiler houses will begin in late spring with some opening by late summer, according to local farmer and businessmanContinue Reading

As of Monday, May 4, Hardy County has recorded its seventh positive COVID-19 case. Of those seven, three have recovered, three are quarantined at home and one is hospitalized. “We have had 4 positive cases in the last 4 days in Hardy County,” said Hardy County Health Department Administrator BillContinue Reading

Creating the final schedule of his tenure penciling in retirement, Moorefield High School Athletic Director Dennis Hill leaves behind a legacy working with student-athletes dating back to 1979. “Athletics is just an extension of the classroom,” Moorefield Athletic Director Dennis Hill stated. “Seeing athletes develop, grow and experience success. NotContinue Reading

Shepherd University junior and East Hardy High School alum Ricky Robinson was one of four student-athletes and 46 overall students from a baker’s dozen majors to be selected as McMurran Scholars which is the most prestigious honor society at the institution as a virtual ceremony was held due to theContinue Reading

Hardy County Plans Alternative Graduation During his daily press briefing on Tuesday, April 21, Governor Jim Justice said “we are not going back to school this year.” Acknowledging the importance of graduation, Justice urged all schools “to find a place to hold graduation.” Hardy County Schools Superintendent Sheena VanMeter wasContinue Reading

Robert Milvet is not wasting any time. The Chief Executive Officer of Grant Memorial Hospital had a packet containing the application to resume urgent elective surgeries ready last week. On April 20, Governor Jim Justice issued an executive order allowing hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers to resume those procedures ifContinue Reading

Governor Justice’s Plan to Reopen West Virginia (PDF) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on April 27, 2020, there have been 43,039 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,063 positive, 41,976 negative and 36 deaths. DHHR has confirmed the death ofContinue Reading

The Moorefield Town Council tabled a decision regarding opening the Town Pool for the 2020 season until May during their meeting by telephone on April 21. Park Manager Juwana Bridger spoke to Hardy County Health Administrator Bill Ours. She said he suggested she, “err on the side of caution.” BridgerContinue Reading

The Yellow Jackets buzz around the field working together for victories, but Moorefield Softball assistant coach Jeremy Simmons has his own team of honey bees executing teamwork to build hives on the farm as his hobby as a beekeeper has been buzzing with activity for the past dozen years. “HoneyContinue Reading

Moorefield’s Schoonover and East Hardy’s Tharp Honored By Coalfields & Company U.S. Army specialist and Moorefield alum Wil Schoonover and Bridgewater College sophomore and East Hardy alum Brett Tharp were the two Hardy County Gridiron stars selected to the Coalfields & Company 2010’s West Virginia Class A All-Decade Team thisContinue Reading

On Sunday, April 12, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a call was received by the Hardy County 911 Center reporting a woman calling for help on Cedar Street in Moorefield. Officers from the Moorefield Police Department were dispatched and located a female victim in the driveway of an apartment complex. MembersContinue Reading

State Records 24 Deaths The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10:00 a.m., on April 20, there have been 22,155 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 902 positive, 21,253 negative and 24 deaths. The additional deaths include an 85-year old female from Monongalia County, aContinue Reading