Archive for May, 2013


April Showers Arrive a Month Late

After more than 4 inches of rain within a 24-hour period Tuesday, creeks and rivers were swollen and several area roads were flooded. Schools were delayed two hours on Wednesday morning because of the flooding. Above, the picnic area at […]

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My Unbased Opinion – May 15

By David O. Heishman – Almost May 25th, alfalfa cutting time. Pap always cut on the 25s and I did too. If season was wet enough for four

More Politics … When it rains it pours

So now we have a new state senator which means we have to find a new circuit judge. Circuit Judge Donald Cookman was tapped earlier this year by Gov.

Obituaries – May 15

Richard Elton “Dick” Dasher, age 85, of Milam, W.Va., died May 6, 2013. He was born June 11, 1927. Elmer D. Riggleman, age 79, of Forestville, Md., died May

Wellness Center Will Remain Open

By Jean A. Flanagan – “The good news is that we are not closing,” said Hardy County Health and Wellness Center Director Morgan See. As reported in last week’s Moorefield

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Jackettes Swept East Hardy for the Region II Section 4 Title

By Carl Holcomb – Moorefield Softball is two steps closer to reaching the state tournament after winning the Region II Section 4 championship series last week over East Hardy


Moorefield Ministerial Association Offers Prayer and Song on the National Day of Prayer

By Jean A. Flanagan – Nearly 30 people gathered on the lawn of the Hardy County Courthouse on Thursday, May 2 to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. The event,

My Unbased Opinion – May 8

By David O. Heishman – I’m sorry Phoebe. I’ve changed my mind. Cursive writing can go. Lots of controversy lately about cessation of teaching cursive writing in schools. I well

Random Thoughts

To all the Moms we’ve known and we’ve known some ... we wish you a stress-free, relaxed day on May 12. May your children wait on you, your

Obituaries – May 8

Una Pearl “Polly” Barb, 82, of Mathias, W.Va., died May 1, 2013. She was born September 1, 1930. Patricia Ann McCraw, age 57, of Purgitsville, W.Va., died April 30,

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