“Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.” – Professional Golfer Arnold Palmer The Yellow Jackets entered the WVSSAC State Golf Tournament in Wheeling as the Region II champions, but the challenges of Oglebay Resort’s Speidel Golf Club Jones Course proved its might testing Moorefield on every holeContinue Reading

The mission of the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is to ensure the protection of life and property by providing coordination, guidance, support and assistance to local emergency managers and first responders. As part of that mission, we are coordinating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency,Continue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner If you’ve been to Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College recently, you probably noticed the construction of an additional parking lot. According to Eastern’s President Dr. Charles “Chuck” Terrell, the parking lot is only the beginning of “the Grand Design.” “It all startedContinue Reading

Photo by Jean Flanagan Moorefield Attorney William Bean presided over the closing of the Habitat for Humanity home. Dave Mathias represented Habitat and La Shawn Walters is the new homeowner.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner More than five years ago, Hardy County’s Habitat for Humanity purchased two acresContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The West Virginia Division of Highways will serve South Fork Road property owner Mark Kuykendall with another Notice of Obstruction, which virtually holds him responsible for the landslide that has blocked the busy highway for weeks and continues to reduce it to one laneContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner “I think the community needs to have a serious discussion about the future of the the pool,” said Wardensville Mayor Betsy Orndoff-Sayers. “The pool is 42 years old and in need of major repairs.” The Wardensville Council met on Monday, Sept. 10 and MayorContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner The demolition of the buildings on the corner of Main Street and Jackson Avenue could be begin this week, according to Danny Miller, owner of Potomac Highland Construct. The Hardy County Board of Education accepted the bid of $47,900 from Potomac Highland Construction atContinue Reading

The Parking Lot at the Hardy County Courthouse will be closed to finish electrical project on Monday, Aug. 27 and possible Tuesday, Aug. 28. Cars will need to be cleared from the parking lot this eve, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, please. Paving of the lot will be done at thisContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Three members of the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority resigned at the end of the meeting held Wednesday, Aug. 8. One resigned because of the possibility of a conflict of interest. One resigned because of a definite conflict of interest. One resigned because ofContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner When school opens on Friday, Aug. 16, Moorefield High School students and staff will welcome a new face to its halls. Hardy County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Vetter will assume the duties of Prevention Resource Officer at MHS. “I’m super excited,” Vetter said. “I wasContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   When Dave Judy heard South Fork Road was going to be closed “indefinitely,” he called the Hardy County Division of Highways office. That was on Wednesday, July 18. “We were told it’s in the legal office in Charleston,” Judy said. “We could notContinue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner   “We estimated a carryover of about $30,000,” said Wardensville Recorder Maureen Martin. “Thankfully, there is considerably more than that.” The Wardensville Council met in special session on Monday, July 30 to approve a final budget revision to the state and to discuss otherContinue Reading

The Hardy County Commission will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, July 23 at 9 a.m. at the Hardy County Commission Room at the Courthouse. The purpose of the Special Meeting is to make a decision on a verbal request of a funding allocation for the Wardensville War Memorial Building.Continue Reading

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Citing “changing family obligations” that preclude him from spending the time necessary to represent the citizens of Wardensville, Councilman Luke Kesner submitted his resignation from the Wardensville Town Council. The Wardensville Council met on Monday, July 9. In accepting his resignation, Mayor Betsy Orndoff-SayersContinue Reading

At 7:17am Tuesday, July 10, Hardy County 911 received a call of a motorcycle versus pickup truck accident, with one person injured badly at the intersection of Route 55 and Dover-Fort Run Rd. Units from Moorefield Fire Company, Moorefield Police Department, and Hardy County Sheriff’s Office responded. Fraley Ambulance ServiceContinue Reading