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During the months of November/December, thoughtfulness was the character education theme at Big Otter Elementary School.  Children were recognized who regularly show...

Each year our teachers and administrators work countless hours to prepare our students, teaching them the basic subjects in school, ensuring their future will be bright and successful....or do they? After much delay, the...
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Sadly, after nearly twenty-two years on the job, Magistrate Mike King will no longer be serving Clay County. As of November 1, health issues...
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  The Clay County Business Development Authority has received a Governor’s Participation Grant for $12,000.00 to assist in the removal of abandoned and dilapidated buildings in our county.  The BDA will be working closely with...
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  “A” Honor Roll   Second grade Douglas: Rylee Burkhamer Gracey Champ Makayla Cobb Tristen Fugate Trent Hinkle Ray McCune Autumn Metheney Jacob Murphy Brendon Nelson. Knopp: Ryder Adkins Ayden Brown Madilyn Cantrell Noah Collins Sawyer Dobbins Kaylee Hamrick.   Third grade Underwood:   Haley Chapman Natalie Coleman Madison Gill Kennah Hinkle Haley Murphy Eric Sears   Fourth grade Holcomb: Holt Dawson Sarah Ligeralde Macy Osborne Alexia Tanner Kleman: Maris...
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Big Otter Elementary School will hold a Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, November 15, at Big Otter Fire Department.  Doors will open at 5 pm, Bingo starts at 6 pm.  There will be an early...
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  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 hearing,...
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  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 Scott, Delno Coen,...
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  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 efforts; most remain...