Clay County preschool and kindergarten registration

Welcome to Clay County’s Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration. We are so excited about the opportunity to serve you and your child during 2017-2018 school year. We know it is More...

National FFA Week celebrated Feb. 18-25

It’s National FFA Week February 18-25. More than 4,600 young adults participate in the program across West Virginia. From raising a hog to building a business plan, FFA More...

Anderson and Hopkins to wed

Amy Anderson and Jonathan Hopkins The parents and families of Amy Anderson and Jonathan Hopkins are pleased to announce the engagement of the couple and upcoming wedding planned More...

Charleston author publishes spiritual memoir

  “I Am a Living Testimony,” a new book by Lewis R. Taylor Sr., has been released by RoseDog Books. “I Am a Living Testimony” is about things we More...

Thomas Haverty

Panthers are locked and loaded for sectionals

Thomas Haverty out muscles in the paint. Allen Hamrick photo The Panther basketball team has broken the mold they have been mired in and won their last two games. Isaac Workman More...

Panther wrestling send four to State Competition

Jacob Miklos places third. Allen Hamrick photo The Panther wrestling team traveled to Bridgeport High School to compete in the Region II championship on Friday and Saturday. Ryan More...

Panthers lose a tough homecoming game, queen crowned

Makalya Horrocks being crowned by Principal Melinda Issacs. Allen Hamrick photo Thursday was Homecoming night for the Panthers, and the boys were to battle the Red Devils of More...

Lady Panthers go one and one

Makayla Horrocks shoots two in the paint. Allen Hamrick photo The Lady Panthers pounded the courts this past week playing both Tolisa and a makeup game against Hoover. The Tolsia More...

ePress for February 22nd, 2017

As a subscriber to our web site you will be able to read the entire weekly Clay County Free Press newspaper on your tablet or pc devices. Click on the image to read this week's edition.

Can You Identify – September 11, 2013

This week’s picture is taken below the Clay Methodist Church that burned in 1927. I have...

Can You Identify – September 4th, 2013

This week we are presenting a gallery of six pictures that we hope that you will...

August 28th, 2013

This week I am happy to present you with a picture that I think you will...

James A. Bragg

Columbus, OH–James A. Bragg, age 85, a very caring and loving person, passed away on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at his residence. Born in Swandale, WV, he moved to Columbus, Ohio, in 1952. James retired More...

Mary M. (Thomas) Auxier..

Swiss — Mary M. (Thomas) Auxier, 94, of Swiss passed away, Feb. 16, 2017. Born September 17, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Hazel Thomas. In addition More...

Dreama “Elloree” Davis..

Wellsburg, WV— Dreama “Elloree” Davis, 74, of Wellsburg, WV, formerly of Clay, entered into rest Feb. 1, 2017. Born January 6, 1943, in Clay, she was the daughter, More...

Hallelujah

  Everybody has their share of situations, problems, difficulties and woes. None of us are exempt from More...

Love

What is love? The most carefully chosen words from the best dictionary fails to give us a satisfactory answer. What is love? ..

And God said

  There is no doubt that times are changing. Some say we must change with the times.  Others say we should..

Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

Ingredients 2 1/2 – 3 cups ripe or slightly over-ripe diced fruit sweetener to taste: honey, sugar, agave, More...

The Best Homemade Alfredo Sauce Ever!

Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 15 mins The most creamy and delicious homemade alfredo sauce More...

Hawaiian Chicken Skewers with I Wash You Dry

This easy chicken kebab recipe is especially flavorful thanks to an easy soy and orange marmalade marinade and is sure to become e family favorite. Serves: serves 4-6 Ingredients •    3 skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks •    ½ cup chicken broth •    3 tablespoons orange marmalade •    1..

M&M Snack Mix

1 16 oz. package M&M’s 2 cups raisins 1 12 oz. can salted peanuts 1 cup cashew nuts 1 11 oz. package butterscotch chips In a large bowl combine the M&M’s, salted peanuts, butterscotch chips, raisins and cashews. Mix well, store in an airtight container...

Public Notices 2.22.17

  Officials from the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance (WVDVA) are scheduled to visit Clay County on Friday, March 17, at the Clay County Clerk, 246 Main St., Clay, from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter is offering The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer’s Disease, a..

Public Notices 2.15.17

Clay County Health Department is expanding its services. New services will include well child checkups, sick visits, chronic care, breast and cervical cancer screenings at free or not cost; as well as pap smears and mammograms and many more services. More...

Echo from the Hills 2.22.17

Blue skies and bright sunshine are highlighting our day, although the air is quite brisk. Little signs of coming spring are popping up here and there, which brings hope to those who are weary of mud and winter. Daughter Patty reports that her Easter flowers are opening up their yellow heads..

Echo from the Hills 2.15.17

The sun is shining benevolently down on our West Virginia hills today and all is calm and peaceful. A male cardinal, flashing his brilliant red plumage, peers in the window at me as if to say that the birdseed is getting low in the feeder. Criss has just plowed the garden, More...

Magistrate Docket

Docket Schedule for Magistrate Jeffrey W. Boggs, Wednesday, Dec. 21 10 a.m., Clay Roane PSD v. Jeanie’s Real Estate, court hearing,..

December Divorces

12/16/15, Clifford Cooper (48) and Melissa Cook (46) 12/24/15, Robert Mullins (22) and Skylar Doughty (21) 12/24/15, Arthur Lacy (58) and..

Property Transfers – 9.25.13

Property Transfers: 9/10/13, Janette Keaton to Georginia Wiseman, Union District, 19.5 Acres 9/10/13, Mary Rogers to John & Dorothy Deighan, Otter..