Erica Kearns, Author at Clay County Free Press

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Gary King
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Gary King attends Reserve Deputy Academy

Gary King For the past few months Gary King, a lifelong Clay County resident, can be seen most days wearing a Writ Deputy uniform for the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, traveling the highways and back roads More...

Greenhouse
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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FFA Greenhouse

Clay High students are busy once again planting seedlings and starters, watering and fertilizing, weeding and nurturing daily in efforts to grow the best flowers and vegetables in the county. Each year, the agricultural More...

Grant
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Clay receives smoke detector grant

Senator Doug Facemire and Senator Sam Cann were in Clay Wednesday to attend the County Commission meeting and present a grant to the group. The plea for this particular grant, made by Emergency Service Director More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Calhoun Fire Kills Three

  A fire destroyed a home and took the lives of three people inside in neighboring Calhoun County this weekend. The home in Grantsville caught fire late Saturday night and quickly engulfed the home. Neighbors More...

Potholes
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Paving on Route 4 to begin soon

As most drivers in the county know, especially those who travel to Ivydale, sections of Route 4 are almost impassible due to the severity of potholes in the road. In rough condition for several years now, the harsh More...

Spring breaks through
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Spring breaks through

Outdoor walks have recently become more enjoyable as the area as has seen temperatures rise into the mid-60’s for several days in a row. After months of old man winter, the warm sunshine and crisp breeze are a More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Diversified Services, LLC under FBI investigation

The company hired to remove Freedom Industries tank farm and contents on Elk River is under investigation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Owned by Daniel Carlton Kessler, Diversified Services LLC was paid More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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More Flushing

In yet another effort to flush the Queen Shoals PSD water system of the contaminate MCHM, officials with the National Guard were in town Thursday and Friday afternoons. The meter provided to Queen Shoals PSD by More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is a charitable organization responsible for making grants to the communities with counties of Clay, Kanawha, Putnam, Boone, Lincoln and Fayette. The largest community foundation More...

Utility workers try to repair the damaged lines during Friday’s power outage
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Power Outages

Utility workers try to repair the damaged lines during Friday’s power outage Heavy storms passed through the area late Thursday night and early Friday morning, bringing with them strong wind gusts. The storms More...