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Special Commission Meeting Addresses Voting Issues

By Ken BustinMoorefield Examiner The Hardy County Commissioners held a special meeting last Tuesday, August 9, primarily to discuss and approve issues related to the upcoming November 8 General Election, though the Commission did address other business which was timely. All Commissioners were participating in the session, though Commissioner David[Read More…]

Hardy County Taxpayers Pay Stiff Price for Ongoing Criminal Investigations into See and McCausley

By Ken BustinMoorefield Examiner Three criminal investigations into Hardy County officials – into Hardy County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Tommie McCausley and Hardy County Prosecutor Lucas See – have, to date, cost the taxpayers at least $154,000, according to figures obtained from the County Clerk, pursuant to a Freedom of Information[Read More…]

Two Lawsuits Alleging Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse Filed Against County Prosecutor Lucas See, County Commission by Two Female Employees

By Ken BustinMoorefield Examiner Hardy County Prosecutor Lucas See and the Hardy County Commission were named Defendants in two civil actions brought last week by Prosecutor’s Office employees Jessica Liller and Laiken Shoemaker. The lawsuits, which were rumored to be in the offing for several weeks, were filed in Hardy[Read More…]

MPD sports new body cameras

The Moorefield Town Council managed a lot of quicker items during their meeting July 19. Council members approved USDA Draw #35 for the water plant project. It was $2856 for Gwin Dobson and Foreman, the engineering firm overseeing the project. They decided they would be comfortable spending up to $275,000[Read More…]

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…]