Hardy Times: September 28, 2022

Community Bulletin Board

COVID Bivalent Booster
Pfizer 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 2
months past your previous dose. Call the Hardy County Health Department at 304-530-6355 to

Morrissey Representative
Richard Dennis, a consumer outreach and compliance specialist for the W.Va. Attorney General, will host a mobile office at the Senior Center/Commission on Aging Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact Dennis at 304-539-6999 for information on any additional requirements.

Breast Cancer Screening
Bonnie’s Bus will be at 411 Spring Ave., Moorefield (Hardy County Health and Wellness Center) Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 304-538-7380. Doctor’s order required. Accepts Medicare, Medicaid, WVBCCSP and all private insurance. Funds available for uninsured W.Va. women 40 and older.

Lung Cancer Screening
Hardy County Health and Wellness Center will host WVUCI Mobile Lung Cancer Screening Unit Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 304-538-7380 to schedule appointment. Eligibility: 50-80 years old; Currently smoke or have quit.

Job Fair
A Community Job Fair will be held at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Moorefield on Friday, Oct. 7. Morning session is 9 to 11 a.m. and afternoon session is 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Approximately 30 employers will participate; job seekers are encouraged to bring resumes. Space will be available for on-site interviews. Learn more at the college’s website – – or contact Career Counselor Dixie Heavener at 304-434-8000 or [email protected].

Beekeepers Meet
The Potomac Highlands Beekeepers Association (PHBA) will meet Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. For this final club meeting of the year (we meet next Feb. 2023), we’ll be at the Italian Touch Restaurant, 450 East Main Street, on the patio if weather is good, otherwise indoors. We’re looking for a permanent place to meet. All meetings are open to the public and no prior experience in beekeeping is required. If you are interested in learning about beekeeping, are a beginner or are an experienced beekeeper, this is a forum where you will be able to learn and exchange beekeeping information. We hope you will join us! Check the club Facebook page for further details. 

Seeking Trunkers
Deadline to reserve parking for Eastern’s Trunk-or-Treat is Oct. 24. The event itself is Oct. 31 from 5-6:30 p.m. at 316 Eastern Drive. 300-500 children. Rain or shine.

Wardensville Senior Lunch
All Seniors are invited to lunch on Fridays at noon in the United Methodist Church basement on Main Street in Wardensville.

Flu and COVID Shots
The Hardy County Health Department will give free COVID vaccinations and booster shots. Call to schedule your appointments: 304-530-6355.

Spay and Neuter
The seasons are changing!  Now is the perfect time to get your cat and dog spayed and neutered!  Spay Today is our area’s non-profit, reduced-priced spay and neuter program.  (Office:  Charles Town, WV)  CHOOSE from MANY vets located over a WIDE area!
At the time of surgery, initial shots and tests can be obtained at lower rates. Spay Today:  304-728-8330 or

Food Pantry
The Moorefield Church of God Food Pantry is open Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 212 S. Elm St. in Moorefield. They provide commodities in accordance with federal USDA policy.

Free Classes
Earn your WV High School Equivalency diploma. Prepare for college and careers. Call Hardy County Adult Education at 304-434-8000, Ext. 9234.

Dead Animals
The West Virginia Division of Highways has a policy regarding the pickup and disposal of dead animals. The DOH will only pick up carcasses on state owned highways and will not go on private property. To report a dead animal on a state owned road, please notify your local district DOH office at 304-434-2525.

Drug Take Back
The Moorefield Police Department maintains a permanent collection site for unwanted or expired prescription medication, located within the Police Department. It is located at 206 Winchester Ave. and is available to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
For more information check the Moorefield Police Department Facebook page or call 304-530-1777.

Honor Veterans
The American Legion wants to make sure they honor each Veteran who is buried in Hardy County with a flag on their grave for Memorial Day. Please contact Karen Malcolm at 304-257-6458 with the name and grave site of these honored veterans. You can text the name and site or leave her a voicemail. You can also email her at [email protected].

Heritage Tiles Available
The 2021 Heritage Weekend Tile House tiles are now available for purchase at the Hardy County Public Library. The tiles are $15 each, with all proceeds benefiting the ongoing efforts of the Hardy County Tour & Craft Association.

Project Hello There 
Lost River Projects invites people of all ages to send greetings to residents of EA Hawse Nursing Center who have been without visitors due to the Covid-19 pandemic. You do not need to know anyone personally! Please send notes and letters to Hello there! c/o Lost River Projects  P.O. Box 23, Baker, WV 26801 or by email to [email protected]. Lost River Projects will deliver your notes and letters to  E A Hawse Nursing Center in Baker. Thank you!

Hardy County Public Meeting Schedule
• Hardy County Commission – First Tuesday of each month – 9 a.m. Hardy County Courthouse
• Hardy County Board of Education – First and Third Monday of each month – 5 p.m. Hardy County Board Office, 510 Ashby Ave. Moorefield
• Wardensville Town Council – Second Monday of each month – 6:30 p.m. – Conference and Visitors Center, Main Street, Wardensville
• Moorefield Town Council – First and Third Tuesdays of each month – 7 p.m. Inskeep Hall, 206 Winchester Ave., Moorefield.
• Hardy County Planning Commission – First Tuesday of each month – 6 p.m. Planning Office, Hardy County Courthouse, Lower Level
• Hardy County Public Service District – First Wednesday of each month – 4:30 p.m. PSD Office, 2094 U.S. 220 South, Moorefield
Hardy County Ambulance Authority – Second Wednesday of each month – 6:30 p.m. alternates between Moorefield 911 Center and Baker building.
The Hardy County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Board – Third Wednesday of each month – 1 p.m. – Planning Office, Hardy County Courthouse, lower level
• Hardy County Rural Development Authority – Does not publish a regular schedule of meetings. RDA Office, 223 N. Main St., Suite 102, Moorefield
Meeting schedules may change because of holidays or other events. Several meetings are being held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with the agency to verify the meeting will be held as planned.