Paint the Town Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and normally Hardy County’s breast cancer survivors and caregivers would gather at Love Memorial Clinic in Moorefield to celebrate life and, at the same time, remember those who lost the battle with the dreaded disease.  Not so this year. COVID-19 has forced a change[Read More…]

Moorefield Road Work Begins

Driving through Moorefield won’t get easier any time soon. The West Virginia Department of Highways started the first of four contracts last week involving Main Street. The contract involves upgrading and extending a drain line from Moorefield High School to Spring Avenue.  The second contract, currently set to start in[Read More…]

Benefit events at Moorefield Town Park Approved

The Moorefield Town Council approved two events — a big ball softball tournament for Maggie Eye and a concert for Joshua Shirk — and waived all fees for both at their regular meeting Sept. 1. Eye, 41, of Fisher, was recently diagnosed with advanced cancer. She has four children, and[Read More…]

BOE Finds Strong Support For School Reopening Plan

By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner As the opening of the Hardy County Schools, now set for September 8, draws closer, concern over the preparations and myriad details has also intensified. That’s especially true this year because of the coronavirus, which is impacting virtually every aspect of education this fall. So it[Read More…]

County Commission Enacts Less Restricted Flood Plain Ordinance

By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner Hardy County now has a new flood plain ordinance that brings the County into compliance with the State Code. The code sets standards and requirements for construction in the floodplain, which is important because FEMA required the County to update its to remain in good standing.[Read More…]

Big Opening for Big Blue

“It’s been a long time coming and it is finally here,” Big Blue Wardensville Chairman Steve Shook remarked about the grand opening. The vision to have a center for area youth was conceptualized over two years ago and finally came to fruition with faith and dedication as the Big Blue[Read More…]

Burglary Suspect Arrested

Elmer Rodriguez Mundo, 30, of Harrisonburg, Va. was arrested this week for a series of burglaries in Rockingham and Hardy Counties. These crimes occurred at night on July 5 and 6 and include multiple break-ins at Baker and Mathias area businesses, including The Corner Mart, Capon Valley Bank, Dollar General,[Read More…]

BOE Approves Contract to Provide Students with MacBooks

By Lon AndersonMoorefield Examiner For the Hardy County Board of Education, change was in the air at its meeting July 6 with lots of “new” on the agenda: a new fiscal year, with new members to be added and new officers to be selected; a new contract to be approved[Read More…]