Justice System Balances Crime And Punishment in County

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner –  The Hardy County grand jury recently indicted 13 people on felony charges ranging from sexual assault of a child to possession with intent to distribute prescription drugs. While law enforcement goes to great […]

Hours Cut At Old Fields Post Office

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner – Residents of Old Fields were not happy to hear the hours at their post office are being reduced. About a dozen gathered at a meeting to explain the reduction held Thursday, July 24 […]

My Unbased Opinion

By David O. Heishman – It rained “right smart” last night. No heavy hard rain, but it lasted a “good while”. Several hours at least. Never woke me enough to glance at Doghouse’s clock. Just a mental recognition that the […]

From other editors’ desks … The Cautionary Tale of Coldwater Creek

For nearly 15 years, Idaho-based clothing retailer Coldwater Creek has operated a giant distribution center near Parkersburg. Unfortunately, the company has filed for bankruptcy and the distribution center is going to close.  In addition to the lost jobs and lost […]

Obituaries – July 30

Victoria Ann (Jones) Mathias, age 70, died July 13, 2014. She was born February 9, 1944. Leonard Francis McDonald, age 58, of Moorefield, WV, died July 22, 2014. He was born October 26, 1955. Charles Edward “Bob” Angle, age 77, […]

Classifieds – July 23

For Sale Miscellaneous ALPACAS FOR SALE. Downsizing herd. Very, very reasonable prices. Contact Bob at 304-897-6624. For Sale Houses HOUSE FOR SALE. Quietest neighborhood in town. Started at $249,000, now $159,000. Call 304-358-2423. For Sale Land/Lots SHARE IN Grace Property […]

Magistrate Finds Probable Cause to Remand Suspects in Baby’s Death

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner – Hardy County Magistrate Craig Hose found probably cause to hold Summer Lynn Snow McDaniel, 26, and Joseph Allan Christy, 32, both of Marysville, Mo. in the death of their 26-day-old infant, Ashter James […]

Moorefield Major Softball Earns Trip to Southeast 
Regional in Convincing Fashion

Little League Champs

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner – Moorefield Major (11-12) Softball won its first state championship in program history for Moorefield Little League by dominating opponents 67-5 with a culminating 10-2 title win over Ona at Moorefield Town Park last Thursday. […]

My Unbased Opinion – July 23

By David O. Heishman – Eight or ten years ago I wrote a column about “Stuff.” Possessions. Things acquired over a lifetime. Acquired as gifts or for specific purposes. Purposes no longer relevant due to age or changing interests. Thoughts […]

Poultry Impacts Us

The poultry industry continues to have a major impact on the economy of Hardy County, the South Branch Valley and the state of West Virginia. We would like to provide better numbers, but the most recent we could find were […]

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