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Firefighting Crew Returns from California

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A 20-person wild land firefighting crew returned to West Virginia Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, after serving a 14-day tour of duty in California. The crew, composed of 16 West Virginia Division of Forestry staff members and four specially trained volunteer firefighters, worked on the Beaver Fire in Klamath National Forest in northern California. Lightning More...

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Jesse Alborano, Tyler Cooper, Conner Ferguson, GSC Student Activities Director Jodi Ocheltree, Jamie Nutter, and Daniel Jackson taking part in the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge.’ The students are all members of the GSC Greek fraternity Sigma Omega Beta.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Pioneers Take Part in ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ for ALS Awareness

  Jesse Alborano, Tyler Cooper, Conner Ferguson, GSC Student Activities Director Jodi Ocheltree, Jamie Nutter, and Daniel Jackson taking part in the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge.’ The students are all members More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Jordan Vaughn Completes Eagle Scout Project

  Jordan Vaughn Jordan Vaughn, the 13 year old son of bobby and Amanda Vaughn of Valley Fork has successfully completed his Eagle Scout project that is required of each Life Scout before they can earn the coveted More...

Lucas Hamrick receives his official white coat signifying his commitment to Osteopathic medicine.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Holds Annual White Coat Ceremony

Lucas Hamrick receives his official white coat signifying his commitment to Osteopathic medicine. The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine celebrated its 13th annual White Coat Ceremony and Convocation this More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Democratic Headquarters for Clay County Now Open

By Erica Kearns 139 Main Street is now the official Democratic Headquarters for Clay County. Adorned with election signs of candidates running for office within our district, the front window serves as a shrine More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Power Outage

By Shanna Paige The power went off in the town of Clay and the surrounding areas around 10:30am Sunday morning. A tree ripped through the power lines and took the top off a newly placed power pole. The road outside More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Early Morning Wreck Shuts Down I-79

    Seth Grim By Erica Kearns An early morning wreck Friday morning shut down both lanes of Interstate 79 after emergency personnel discovered possible explosive devices in the wreckage. Roane County 911 More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Elkview Man Pleads Guilty To Distributing Oxycodone 

  United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Shannon T. Murray, age 42, of Elkview, West Virginia pled guilty today in federal court in Charleston to aiding in the distribution of oxycodone. At the More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Board of Education Meeting

  By Shanna Paige   The Clay County Board of Education held it regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, August 18, 2014. One day before school started teachers and custodians were still being placed. Linda More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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How Safe Is Our Water System Now?

  By Dan Heyman   It’s been more than six months since Charleston tap water was declared drinkable. But is our water system any safer now? The Freedom chemical spill spun off investigations and reform More...