No. 5 Ritchie County slayed the No. 4 Lady Yellow Jackets in four sets at the Class A state volleyball quarterfinals held at the Charleston Civic Center last Friday morning: 25-17, 25-12, 20-25, 25-20. The Lady Rebels advanced to the state semifinals and lost to eventual state champion Wirt County.
The last time Moorefield and Pendleton County met in the playoffs, it was Pendleton’s inaugural year as a school. The Yellow Jackets were in the thick of their late-90s dynasty years and handily defeated the Wildcats in the 1998 semifinals 39-6 in late November 1998. This year was different as
The No. 2 Lady Crusaders sought the holy grail continuing the journey for the Class A state volleyball crown denying the No. 7 Lady Cougars passage in the quarterfinals in straight sets last Friday in Charleston: 25-17, 29-27, 25-17. Parkersburg Catholic’s quest was cut short in the semifinals by Paden
The Forest Service will onduct controlled burn in the Waites Run area of Hardy County, WV Today. This 22 acre controlled burn will take place in Waites Run located in Hardy County, West Virginia. The project boundary is adjacent to County Road 5/1 (Waites Run Road, and Capon Trail #1029.
Giving middle and high school students the opportunity to explore agriculture innovations, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Robert C. Byrd Institute, WV Department of Education and WV Department of Agriculture will present the 2019 WV Ag Innovation Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 21. “Agriculture is an important industry in
Governor Jim Justice’s Jobs & Hope program was introduced last month to help people in recovery from substance abuse get back on their feet. Erin Gaertner, Jobs & Hope transition agent, working in Martinsburg, described the program to the Hardy County Commission at their regular meeting held Tuesday, Nov. 5.
By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner Wednesday, Nov. 13, is National GIS Day, and for Hardy County that’s really something to celebrate. Hardy County is, after all, a state leader in the realm of GIS. What, you ask, is GIS and why is Hardy County at or near the head of the
The Moorefield Police Department responded to 200 calls for service in October, made 24 felony and 73 misdemeanor arrests, and 137 combined traffic citations and warnings. They also charged two suspects and recovered all stolen items from two burglaries. “The guys did a real good job on those,” said Police
Even though it is widely believed that the woolly bear caterpillar can predict the upcoming winter’s severity, the truth is that this caterpillar can’t predict what Old Man Winter has in store for us in the upcoming winter. The woolly bear caterpillar’s coloring is based on how long the caterpillar
Petersburg took the first punch in the second quarter, then the Cougars delivered the knock out blow scoring 26 unanswered points displacing the Vikings 26-6 at Yellow Jacket Field in Moorefield during the regular season finale last Friday to secure a spot in the state playoffs. “I am very excited.
Moorefield and East Hardy Volleyball teams jumped for joy after clinching state tournament berths with victories over Gilmer County and Doddridge County, respectively suffering in agonizing defeat in the Class A Region II Tournament semifinals held in Moorefield on Saturday. Last season in the regional semifinal, it was the same
Moorefield survived a five-set thriller against the Lady Cougars claiming the Class A Region II Volleyball Championship thrice in program history and for first time as a host this past Saturday: 25-16,18-25, 25-18, 21-25 and 15-10. In the previous two regional championships won by the Lady Yellow Jackets in 2003
Moorefield Volleyball pointed to the Class A Region II Section 2 championship hardware after securing a second straight title over the Lady Cougars in four sets: 25-17, 25-21, 15-25, 25-21 last Thursday in the Hive. East Hardy Volleyball won the section championship the previous dozen seasons, however, the changing climate
When students are prescribed medications, the drugs are provided to the school nurse who has the responsibility of administering them. Henceforth, those medications will be kept in a lock box under the school nurses’ supervision. “We want to thank the prosecuting attorney’s office for providing these lock boxes,” Hardy County
Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation, officially ending the State of Emergency that had been in place statewide since last month due to drought conditions. The original State of Emergency declaration was made on Oct. 3, 2019 and applied in all 55 West Virginia counties. It was put in
Here are two woolly bear caterpillars photographed the same day, not more than 50 yards apart. As you can see, they have very different markings. So what does that mean for the upcoming winter? According to folklore, the amount of black on the woolly bear in autumn varies proportionately with
Fifteen students at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College have been awarded West Virginia Invests grants according to the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. It amounts to more than $33,000 in tuition and fees. The WV Invests program, approved by the legislature earlier this year, provides grants for
Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) introduced H.R. 4896, Advancing Infrastructure Development in Appalachia Act or the AID in Appalachia Act. Senator Shelley Moore Capito introduced the companion Senate bill S. 2271 on July 25, 2019. “Finishing the final stretch of Corridor H is a top priority and I am optimistic
Leaving everything on the field in the final regular season game with a win guaranteeing a berth in the state playoffs was at stake for the Yellow Jackets greeting undefeated and top ranked Pendleton County during senior night. The Yellow Jackets swarmed quickly into the lead setting the tone on
East Hardy pounced early and often against Trinity Christian en route to a 39-0 shutout victory on senior night in Baker last Friday. The Cougars began their first scoring drive on Alex Miller’s 35-yard rush followed by a four yard rush. Christian Dove notched a 10-yard scramble and East Hardy