Author: Milda Mullins

Hardy Times: September 28, 2022

Community Bulletin Board COVID Bivalent BoosterPfizer COVID Bivalent Booster will be available at the Hardy County Health Department starting Friday September, 26 2022 by appointment. Moderna Bivalent Booster is available; they have a limited supply and it will be by appointment also. You must be 18 years and older and[Read More…]

At the Library: Sept. 28, 2022

New Fiction“How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water” by Angie Cruz – When, in her mid-50s, Cara Romero loses her job in the Great Recession, she is forced back into the job market for the first time in decades. Set up with a job counselor, Cara instead begins[Read More…]

Average US long-term mortgage rates climb to 6.29% this week

By Matt Ottap, Business Writer Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped by more than a quarter-point this week to their highest level since 2007 as the Federal Reserve intensified its effort to tamp down decades-high inflation and cool the economy.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the 30-year rate climbed[Read More…]

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signs abortion ban into law

By Leah Willingham, Associated Press Republican Gov. Jim Justice on Sept. 16 signed into law a ban on abortions at all stages of pregnancy, making West Virginia the second state to enact a law prohibiting the procedure since the U.S. Supreme Court’s June ruling overturning its constitutional protection.The bill went[Read More…]

Manchin speaks with more than 1,200 West Virginia students at 37 schools about U.S. Service Academies

Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) hosted a video call with more than 1,200 West Virginia students to encourage them to apply to the U.S. Service Academies and answer student questions about the application process. Students interested in applying to a U.S. Service Academy can submit an application to Senator Manchin’s office[Read More…]

Yellow Jackets continue to mature, down Rams

By Shawn Stinson, Moorefield Examiner MOOREFIELD – When Moorefield and Southern Garrett lined up, it was two teams looking in the mirror.Both rosters featured more sophomores and freshmen than juniors or seniors. But it was a junior who led Moorefield to a 21-7 victory against Southern Garrett at home. Adam[Read More…]

Bowling News

Golden LanesPetersburg, W.Va. ODD COUPLES MIXED LEAGUE08/30/2022TEAM STANDINGS: Strike Force 6 – 2, Country Cars & Trucks 6 – 2, WELD 5 – 3, Vetter’s Guns & Ammo 4 – 4, Terminators 4– 4, Split Happens 4 – 4, Empire Strikes 2 – 6, Lucky Strikes 1 – 7;HIGH GAME[Read More…]

Mountain Lions emerge as top cats clipping Cougars

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner It was a gut wrenching fight among unbeaten felines as the Mountain Lions (3-0) clawed and scraped past the Cougars (2-1) fora 14-13 victory to remain the top cat in the Potomac Valley Conference last Friday in Parsons during the West VirginiaMetroNews Game of the Week.Tucker[Read More…]

East Hardy shift gears surpassing Cee-Bees

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner The Cougars overcame a slow start before revving the engines for a 35-nil halftime lead en route to cruising past Clay-Battelle59-12 on Friday night (September 2) in Baker.“I’m very excited about our momentum. I am pleased, but Clay-Battelle gave us a handful up front. They were[Read More…]

Cougars ruffle Falcons nest despite loss in five sets

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner The Cougars arrived in Short Gap looking to ruffle the Falcons nest, but Frankfort kept it intact with a five-set match victory onThursday night.East Hardy won the first set 25-22, then Frankfort took the second set 25-17. The Cougars responded in the third set 25-16,however, the[Read More…]

Moorefield braves head and pierces Warriors

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner The Yellow Jackets survived the heat on Saturday afternoon (September 3) in a tight battle against Pocahontas County andTyson Arnold made a game saving interception to seal a 36-29 victory in Moorefield.“Our line did their job I have been stressing it all week in practice That[Read More…]

Falcons’ talons slice open Hive

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner Frankfort Volleyball opened its season staving off a rally and shook away some rust as the Falcons’ talons ripped open the Hivein a five-set match victory over the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday in Moorefield: 25-18, 26-28, 25-22, 28-30 and 18-16.Moorefield JV Volleyball won in three sets[Read More…]

The Old Master’s Views

After the Pitt game, I was actually encouraged by what I saw overall, despite the close loss. I saw a team hold up well at the line of scrimmage against a Pitt squad that figures to be very strong in the trenches. I saw a better offense, with a much[Read More…]

Senior Scramble Tournament

Valley View Golf Club Champion (-12):Phil VanceJohn SwickHurley ReedyBen FoutSteve Wilson Runner-up (-11/one hole card-off):Jim BurtonJoe FisherJerry SimmonsDove Turner Third Place (-11/one hole card-off):Mike CosnerJoel StumpMike RyanTerry KesnerJerry CritesPin Winners: 3 Bob Reeves 6 Phil Vance 13 John Crites 15 Larry Eye 17 Delmas See

Hardy County Health and Wellness Center Youth Volleyball Teams

E.A. Hawse Coaches:Benjamin ShirkAshley FitzwaterTeam members:Abigail ShirkAddison FitzwaterHarper HuntAnna KoontzKendall LiggetAdalyn ToneyTatum CritesJocalynn GeorgeMakenna BothwellLelia Brafford Hardy County Health & Wellness CenterCoaches:Morgan SeeSydney HardyTeam members:Darah SeeChole SitesSummer HeavnerRebecca MillerMadelynn VetterAllison OursSuttor FunkNorah WilliamsLucca DeanAlana Feiyley Pendleton Community BankCoaches:Stephanie VanMeterJessica MarkwoodTeam members:Alyssa VanMeterArapaho PenningtonBella LinvilleAlly LandesKylan MarkwoodKennedy StrawdermanNaomi MarkwoodGracelynn TurnerLaila RedmanCapon[Read More…]

Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic, data show

By Collin Binkley, AP Education Writer Math and reading scores for America’s 9-year-olds fell dramatically during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new federal study — offering an early glimpse of the sheer magnitude of the learning setbacks dealt to the nation’s children. Reading scores saw[Read More…]

At the Library

Memorial/Honor Donations (August 2022)Donation given in memory of Judith Welton Feinberg by the Feinberg Family Trust.Donation given in honor/memory of those who attended Burch School (Hardy County, WV) by the Burch School Alumni. New Fiction“Fairy Tale” by Stephen King (Reg. Print, Audiobook) – When a 17-year-old boy inherits the keys[Read More…]

Boy Scouts Reintroduce Scout Show with a Twist

Potomac District Scouts Host Bike Hike and Scout Show at Canal Place Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and adult leaders from the Potomac District will be holding a Bike Hike and Scout Show at Canal Place on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The event is designed to highlight the opportunities to participate[Read More…]