Contractors Reduce Costs For School Building Projects

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner – At the request of the architects and construction managers, contractors for the Moorefield High School and East Hardy High School have submitted value engineering proposals which will significantly reduce the costs of the […]

Cub Scouts Work to Save Monarch Butterflies

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By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner – Numbers of monarch butterflies are in decline because of a loss of habitat. The Cub Scouts of Troop 60 – Wolf Den, are working to create a Monarch Waystation and earn an Outdoor […]

Jackettes Repeat at Bub Riggleman Tournament


By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner – Moorefield claimed its own Bub Riggleman Memorial Fastpitch Softball Tournament Championship title for the second straight year while crushing four home runs in a 15-5 win over Petersburg. “This is awesome,” Moorefield Coach Tammie […]

My Unbased Opinion – April 16

By David O. Heishman – I’m thinking about trying to talk Phoebe into letting me run the first ever Moorefield Examiner Special Selection (MESS). Unprecedented, I believe, or at least I’ve never heard of such a thing. Whole idea is […]

About Your Taxes

We’ve been waiting to learn when Tax Freedom Day will be. The Tax Foundation has finally released the date for this year. It’s April 21, three days later than last year. Tax Freedom Day is the day when we all […]

Obituaries – April 16

Isaac Gordon Combs, age 90, of Baker, W.Va., died April 7, 2014. He was born August 29, 1923. Helene Taylor, age 92, of Moorefield, WV, died April 4, 2014. She was born September 10, 1921. James Rollings “Jake” Fitzwater, age […]

Governor Tomblin Signs Minimum Wage Increase

(AP) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill raising minimum wages in West Virginia. The bill will raise the current $7.25 an hour minimum wage to $8 on Jan. 1, 2015, and again to $8.75 the following year. […]

Moorefield Council Eyes Changes to Municipal Planning Commission Ordinance

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner – The Moorefield Council will consider modifications to the town ordinance that authorizes the Moorefield Planning Commission. A draft copy of an updated ordinance was circulated to the council at the regular meeting held […]

Moorefield Alum is First to Earn BA through WVU Pathway Program

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By Daniel Silver Special to the Moorefield Examiner – Etching her name in the state’s record books, a Moorefield High School alumna recently became the first ever community and technical college graduate to earn a bachelor’s degree through the BA […]

Moorefield Tennis – Hoping for Lots of Love

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Preview By Carl Holcomb Team Photo By Connie Thomas Moorefield Examiner – Moorefield Tennis returns nine players from last year’s Region II Class AA/A Tournament and improvements have been made to make a volley toward the state tournament in Charleston. […]

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