Casey Lassiter named to dean’s High Honors list

Marietta College’s Casey Lassiter, of Spencer, has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s High Honors list. Lassiter is majoring in biochemistry and is scheduled to graduate More...

WV MLK Day volunteers work ‘to Build a Stronger Nation’

By Dan Heyman CHARLESTON, W.Va. — People around West Virginia and the nation will honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by making today’s federal holiday More...

Parents as Teachers group holds meeting

Parents as Teachers group members show off their wreaths. Parents as Teachers monthly group connection was held Wednesday, Jan. 11. Moms  made a wreath. Thanks to Micki Boggs More...

Tenth annual SMART529 essay contest announced

West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue and representatives from The Hartford gathered at Johnson Elementary School in Bridgeport last week to announce the 2017 SMART529 When More...

Panthers in the winners’ circle

By Allen Hamrick Isaac Workman gets some air going in for the layup. Joey Varrella photo The Panthers played a whale of a game against the tough Eagles of Braxton County on Tuesday More...

Aleshire Alabama bound

Ivy “Nikki” Aleshire For the third time, Ivy “Nikki” Aleshire is a national qualifier in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). On More...

Lady Panthers split 1-1 this week

By Allen Hamrick Sarah Boggs out muscles under the boards. Allen Hamrick photo The Lady Panthers have been on the road for the last couple of weeks taking their game to Gilmer More...

Ryan Stewart is champion once again

By Allen Hamrick Andrew Stutler locks up an opponent. Allen Hamrick photo The Panther wrestling team travelled to Braxton County this weekend for the Braxton Invitional tournament. Ryan More...

ePress for January 18, 2017

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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...

Dorothy Jean (Holcomb) King

Bickmore — Dorothy Jean (Holcomb) King, 76, of Bickmore, entered into rest Thursday, January 12, 2017. Born November 19, 1940, in Clay, she was the daughter of the late Jennings and Juanita (Fitzwater) More...

Carlos Lee Gray..

Clay — Carlos Lee Gray, 52, of Clay, entered into rest Monday, January 16, 2017. Born April 15, 1964 in Summersville, he was the son, of the late Kenneth and Margie (Young) More...

Alice Marie Matheney..

Ivydale — Alice Marie Matheney, 94, of Ivydale, entered into rest   Saturday, January 14, 2017. Born January 30, 1922, in Nicholas County, she was the daughter of the More...

Called

 Today I would like to share a portion of my testimony. As a young man I did not like to read anything unless More...

A Great Falling Away

2Th 2:3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling..

PRAISE YE THE LORD

Ps 150:6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD. It is the will of God..

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 1.18.17

The WVU Braxton County Extension Office is sponsoring a beginning beekeeper course starting February 2. Classes will be held each Thursday (February 2, 9, 16, 23) from 6-8 p.m. in the Ag-Ed classroom at Braxton County High School.  March 2 will be a backup date in case any classes are cancelled due to..

Public Notices

The WVU Braxton County Extension Office is sponsoring a beginning beekeeper course starting February 2. Classes will be held each Thursday (February 2, 9, 16, 23) from 6-8 p.m. in the Ag-Ed classroom at Braxton County High School. March 2 will be a backup More...

Echo from the Hills – 1.18.17

Pilot Knob glows like an amethyst in the last slanting rays of the setting sun; the whole mountain is bathed in soft lavender color. Our hills are still wrapped in the arms of winter; the trees are bare of leaves, yet the woods have an expectant waiting look, as if they..

Echo from the Hills

More than 75 years ago, a little girl with skinny blond pigtails is waiting for Christmas. It seemed the day would never end, but night is finally deepening around the little house perched on the bank of Summer’s Fork Creek. Summer’s Fork Creek flows into the waters of 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..