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Obituaries – August 13

Amanda Jo (Mongold) Kesner, age 32, of Moorefield, W.Va., died August 7, 2014. She was born July 21, 1982. Infant Leland Granville Crossland died shortly after birth on August 7, 2014. Roselyn Lannette “Lynn” Shipe, age 64, of Mathias, W.Va., […]

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Hardy County Schools Welcome New Assistant Superintendent

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner – The secret to improved student achievement is not really a secret, but common sense, according to Bryan Cooley. “Teachers must understand what

Judge Rules Automobile Does Not Guarantee Privacy

By Jean A. Flanagan Moorefield Examiner – Katie Brown, 24, of Moorefield, testified she would not have sold drugs to a Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force confidential informant in

My Unbased Opinion – August 6

By David O. Heishman – A new day dawning. A cloudy morning, not much bright sun. I’m watching from a perfect observation post. I’ve rediscovered Pap’s Porch. Big House’s

Relay for Life

Hundreds of people will gather at the Moorefield Town Park this Saturday, Aug. 9, to continue the fight against Cancer. This disease has affected nearly every family you know,

Obituaries – August 6

Ralph Jay Warner, age 81, of Circleville, W.Va., died July 26, 2014. He was born on October 7, 1932. Evelyn K. Ratliff, age 82, of Moorefield, W.Va., died July

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

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

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

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

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