Author: Milda Mullins

Capito, Manchin announce more than $10 million in ARC grants

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced multiple grants totaling $10,138,940 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). “The grants announced today reflect our commitment to investing in[Read More…]

Examiner Says

Heritage Weekend Seventy-five years ago (1947) the Examiner had a story on the front page about an aged turtle whose tummy was carved with the initials of four generations of the Grover Evans family. The oldest date was 1853 when John Evans carved his initials. This was followed by Peter[Read More…]

Lawyer explains Commission’s role in See, McCausley cases

By Hannah Heishman, Moorefield Examiner Attorney Wendy Greve explained, in detail, the County Commission’s authority related to other elected officials and their offices. Greve, from Charleston firm Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC, appeared by request of the Commission at their regular meeting Sept. 6, 2022. County Prosecuting Attorney[Read More…]

County Clerk voted W.Va. Clerk of the Year

Gregory Ely, Hardy County Clerk, was voted West Virginia County Clerk of the Year at the June 2022 West Virginia County Clerks Association meeting and is the recipient of the Danny Cline Memorial Distinguished Service Award for 2022. This award is given annually by Casto & Harris, Inc. to the[Read More…]

Moorefield Town Council approves pay raises

By Shawn Stinson, Moorefield Examiner MOOREFIELD – Two requests to enter an executive session highlighted the latest Moorefield Town Council meeting. All seven of the members of the council were present at the Sept. 6 meeting in the Council Room of Inskeep Hall. The initial request for the council members[Read More…]

Community Foundation Highlights Wardensville Lions Club

By Amy PancakeHardy County Community Foundation The Wardensville Lions Club Story Time program has fostered a love of reading in young children and delighting their families since 2013. Despite the challenges of a pandemic, they did not waver in this mission. Each week, Story Time’s activities revolve around a book.[Read More…]

Mayor’s Corner

By Carol Zuber, Mayor of Moorefield Don’t you love the smell of smoke coming from a wood stove, the smell of fall rain or the smell of chili simmering on the stove? Don’t you love the high school football stadium full of fans, the roar of, “Let’s go Mountaineers!” and[Read More…]

Land use, legislation, and more discussed in Solar Summit

Land use, legislation, and more discussed in Solar Summit By Melissa ScottHardy County Planner On Wednesday, August 24, a group of agricultural producers and professionals, lending institutions, the legal community, and representatives from local and state government gathered at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Moorefield to discuss[Read More…]

My Unbased Opinion

By David Heishman, Moorefield Examiner I screwed up last week. My Unbased Opinion never came together. My daughter, Hannah, the Editor, bailed me out. She did a heck of a good job as far as I am concerned. First hole I’ve walked away from in 27 years of column writing.[Read More…]

This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at Sept. 14, 1898: Okey L. Patteson was born in Mingo County. Patteson, called the “Great Persuader,” tackled difficult decisions as West Virginia’s 23rd governor from 1949 to[Read More…]

The Power of Words

The Power of Words: A Banned Books Week event presented by WordPlay and Lost River Works will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 50 West Main Street in Wardensville, West Virginia. The event will feature the art of Michele Mouré and Seth Pitt with[Read More…]