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Eastern to offer welding classes in Keyser

The Workforce Training Department at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has partnered with the Mineral County Technical Center, located at 981 Harley O. Staggers Drive in Keyser, to offer evening welding classes this fall, starting Sept. 12. Eastern’s welding classes are taught by Carl Rexrode of Burlington. Rexrode[Read More…]

Board of Ed holds short meeting, votes on regular business

By Milda M. Mullins  Moorefield Examiner  The Hardy County Board of Education met last Monday, July 18 for a 24-minute meeting during which the board passed motions on recurring business appearing under the agenda’s new business.  The board approved a child nutrition bid focused on securing all of the food[Read More…]

Governor Mandates Kids Return to School

Winter Sports Begin March 1 During his press conference on Wednesday, Dec. 30, Governor Jim Justice mandated West Virginia students in elementary and middle school return to in-person instruction on Tuesday, Jan. 19. “This will give teachers and staff time to prepare,” Justice said. The governor followed his announcement with[Read More…]

Hardy County Receives COVID Vaccine

The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were delivered to Hardy County last week and are in the process of being distributed in accordance with the Governor’s and the Department of Health and Human Resources’ recommendations.  “I can’t tell you how happy we are to be at this point,” said[Read More…]

SEASON ENDS for East Hardy Football

Coaches React to Pandemic-CausingSeason Closures and Postponements The severity of COVID-19 has impacted the sports world as the state football playoff teams can continue if they aren’t in the orange or red colors on the metrics map and Governor Jim Justice made the announcement to halt all winter practices and[Read More…]

Pilgrim’s To Invest in Moorefield To Support Local Community

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $860,000 in Moorefield, to support the community’s future. Pilgrim’s has been working with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs in three key areas: food insecurity,[Read More…]

East Hardy Takes Graceful Bow In Title Loss To Tigers

East Hardy Volleyball showed heart and determination throughout this season finishing as the WVSSAC Class A State Volleyball Tournament runner-up displaying grace in the title match loss to defending champion Wirt County and earning the team sportsmanship award in the process playing in Charleston last Thursday: 25-14, 25, 25-15, 25-8.[Read More…]

Cougars Eliminate Moorefield From Title Shot

East Hardy and Moorefield took its rivalry to the biggest stage competing for the first time against each other at the Class A State Volleyball Tournament, setting for a semifinal bout in Charleston and for the fifth time this season with the Cougars rotating to the victory in straight sets[Read More…]

Council Approves Draft Agreement for Dog Warden

The Moorefield Town Council met Nov. 2, because Town Hall was a polling place Nov. 3 for the general election. The Council approved a draft agreement with Hardy County regarding payment for the dog warden’s services. The discussion began at the Oct. 20 meeting, during which Council members asked questions[Read More…]

Hardy County Sets for Full State Representation, Moorefield Spikes Past Cougars for Region II Title

BThe Yellow Jackets have been battled tested going toe-to-toe in back-and-forth bouts with East Hardy all season long culminating in an All-Hardy County re-match in the Class A Region II Volleyball Championship round as Moorefield earned back-to-back titles over the Cougars in West Union with straight sets 25-20, 25-23, 25-21.[Read More…]

Hardy County Unofficial Election Results

All precincts reporting – Early voting and absentee Hardy County CommissionerGreg Greenwalt 1732Steve Schetrom 4420 Hardy County SheriffSteve Dawson 3391Alicia Sanders 2801 State SenatorDavid Childers 1912Randy Smith 4204 State DelegateJarod Shockey 1639Bryan Ward 4616 PresidentJoe Biden 1379Donald Trump 4909 GovernorJim Justice 4419Ben Salango 1463

Bridge Over U.S. 220 Named For Fred Omar Pratt

Gilbert Terry remembers flying alongside First Lieutenant Fred Omar Pratt on Aug. 23, 1968 in support of a Green Beret unit on the ground near Duc Lop, South Vietnam. Enemy forces hit their “C”-model UH-1 Huey gun ship with anti-aircraft fire, striking key components and cutting the engine. “Then, in[Read More…]

Cougars Splash Through Berkeley Springs

The Cougars splashed the volleyball through the defense of Berkeley Springs creating a kaleidoscope of three straight sets forming a match victory in Baker last Tuesday by the scores of 25-16, 25-20, 25-17. “We came out and battled. When you are down a couple of kids, it is always a[Read More…]

Yellow Jackets Cast Net Over Petersburg

Much akin to catching fish, the Yellow Jackets used a net to capture the Vikings during last Monday’s adventure into Petersburg covering the volleyball court with a four-set victory: 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 25-21. “We came out and got the first two. We got the first two and dropped number three.[Read More…]

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