Erica Kearns, Author at Clay County Free Press

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extension office
By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Extension Office Receives Grant

Delegate Dave Walker was in town Wednesday to award much needed funds to one of the courthouse offices.  WVU Extension Agent Mike Shamblin, along with President Mike Pierson were on hand to accept the $1,000 technology More...

Storm
By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Severe Thunderstorm Hits Clay

After days of perfectly sunny summer weather, the rain came pouring down.  A line of severe thunderstorms passed quickly through the area Tuesday evening but left quite an impact.  Extreme wind and heavy rain More...

Clay Furniture
By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Clay Furniture has Reopened

With so few family businesses remaining  in Clay, the “Open” sign on the door of Clay Furniture and Appliances is a welcoming sight.  The store has been a staple of business for decades and was recently sold More...

car wreck
By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Wreck Claims Life Of One

A series of accidents in the Kanawha Valley ended with a rollover accident that claimed the life of a Clay County man.  Police say Michael Lee McKinney, 46, caused three accidents in the Charleston area before More...

Waterline
By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Busted Waterline on Bank Street

Bank Street briefly appeared to become a raging river Tuesday after a main water line busted and poured thousands of gallons of water down the road way.  Mountaineer Gas was doing routine repairs on Church Street More...

Tax Deputy Reva Schoonover discussing property taxes with Commissioner Jerry Linkinoggor
By Erica Kearns On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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County Commission Meeting

Tax Deputy Reva Schoonover discussing property taxes with Commissioner Jerry Linkinoggor A small group gathered for Wednesday’s County Commission meeting at the Clay Courthouse. The session began with the approval More...

By Erica Kearns On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Drug Arrest

Two people are under arrest, both being charged with possession with intent to deliver, after a confidential informant purchased drugs from the two. The West Virginia State Police were able to obtain arrest warrants More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Nichols Buy Store on Main Street

What kind of business would you like to see come to Clay? Clinton and Marshall Nichols, soon to be doing business at Main Street Alive, LLC, have officially purchased the old IGA/Faschek building on Main Street More...

Kristopher James Love
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Birch River Man Charged with Murder

Kristopher James Love A Birch River man was arrested on Tuesday, charged with murdering another Birch River man. Kristopher James Love, 28, has been charged with the first-degree murder of James Lewis Frame age More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Petition Collects Over 14,000 Signatures regarding Animal Cruelty

More than 14,000 signatures have been collected on a petition circling the area regarding animal cruelty. A few weeks ago a kitten was brought to the home of Marni Killingsworth in Ivydale. Marni is known to rescue, More...