RDA Discusses Restricting Public Access

      By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner It seems incredulous that the county agency with the worst reputation for transparency would consider additional restrictions to public access of information. However, the Hardy County Rural Development Authority Board did just that at the Jan. 4 meeting. According to Executive Director Mallie Combs, an incident that

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Olivet Cemetery To Create a Memorial Walkway to the Cremation Garden

  An artists’ rendition of the Cremation Garden with three columbariums for cremains.   By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner “Olivet’s attraction is it’s simplicity and we want to keep that simplicity.” Judy Patterson, member of the Olivet Cemetery Board of Directors was describing the Cremation Garden and other improvements planned for Moorefield’s oldest historic cemetery. The

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Campers Light Fire Against Lady Jackettes

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner The Lady Campers shared stories around the campfire eating honey roasted chicken as Allegany cooked the Hive during a 72-20 victory over the Yellow Jackettes in Moorefield on Tuesday night. Moorefield struggled from the field missing 32 shot attempts and committed 27 turnovers and Allegany took advantage of

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Korolev Writes Political Satire

  By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Local author Nick Korolev’s usual fare is historical fiction, but with the recent turn of political events, he felt the need to revisit a screenplay he had written several years ago. “Most writers turn their novels into screenplays,” Korolev said. “I did it backwards.” Korolev’s new book “Ghost

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Hardy Times January

Taxes Due The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind taxpayers Second-Half taxes are due by March 1, to receive the discount. After April 1, the Sheriff’s Office will accept full payment only. Also, 2017 taxes will be delinquent on May 1. Taxes not paid by April 30 will be published in the

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Good for Glenville!

Glenville State College announced in December it was cutting its tuition by 2 percent with the condition that their state appropriation would not decrease. In August, Glenville was the only 4-year college or university in West Virginia to hold the line on tuition. The school also announced plans to cut tuition

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Capito Guarantees CHIP Will be Funded

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va, talks with the media during the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Lookahead Friday, Jan. 5, in Charleston. Sen. Capito was in Charleston to visit two business sites and stopped by the annual media event between stops. West Virginia Press Association Photo By Taylor Struck The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON

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Judge Questions Forgery Charge

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner Coleman Coppe-Strawder, 36, of Moorefield was all set to plead guilty to one count of forgery on Thursday, Jan. 4. He said he understood the charges. He said his attorney reviewed his Constitutional rights and those he was waiving by pleading guilty. He said he was

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Keplinger Elected Commission President for 2018 

Photo by Jean Flanagan West Virginia University Extension Agent Dave Workman was honored with a plaque from the commission for his 37 years of service to the community. Pictured are Commissioner Jay Fansler, JR Keplinger, Workman and Commissioner Harold Michael. By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner William “JR” Keplinger was elected President of the

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