Archive for April, 2013


Hardy County Slugfest in Baker

By Carl Holcomb –  The Hardy County Hardball Classic version 2.0 made computer diagnostics go haywire as smoke came off the bats in an extra innings affair in Baker. Social media feeds came to a halt as Moorefield outlasted the […]

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My Unbased Opinion – May 1

By David O. Heishman – They stood me up almost naked on this little ledge, between two chilly surfaces. One behind like a hard flat bed. One in

Wellness Center Woes

Last week we learned that Grant Memorial Hospital is pulling life support from the Hardy County Wellness Center as of June 30. For the hospital it was a

Obituaries – May 1

Ray C. Red Funkhouser, age 85, of Wardensville, W.Va., died April 26, 2013. He was born September 16, 1927. Charles Curtis “Chuck” Oliver, age 83, of Old Fields, W.Va.,

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Win it Rains, it Pours Victories

By Carl Holcomb – The Yellow Jackettes survived a torrential downpour en route to winning six games and the Bub Riggleman Tournament Championship at the Moorefield Town Park. “It was


Groundbreaking Held for Two Hardy County High Schools

By Jean A. Flanagan –   State and local officials gathered to witness history in the making on Friday as groundbreaking ceremonies were held for two new high schools in

My Unbased Opinion – April 24

By David O. Heishman – Following a burst of activity and discussion, plans for Hardy County Courthouse construction/renovation seem to be on hold. Other than mentions of security entrances


Last week was National Library Week, but it isn’t too late to celebrate. In fact, you can celebrate books and libraries any time of the year. Some folks think

Obituaries – April 24

Colonel Judson J. Conner "Jud", U.S. Army (Retired), died April 12, 2013. He was born in 1925. Commander Lawrence A. McKinney, age 73, of Wardensville, W.Va. died April 12,

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Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend

By Jean Flanagan –   Moorefield High School graduates will flood the community this weekend for a farewell celebration commemorating the oldest section of the building. Moorefield was one of three

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