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Clay County Commission meeting held July 13,2016 was a long one. After the previous meeting minutes, and the bills and purchase orders as presented, were approved, there were only four action items left on...

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin provided an update on long-term recovery efforts as West Virginians in impacted counties work to get back on their feet after recent devastating floods.  This update came as the Federal...
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Coach Grose coaching CCHS defense during 2015 season.

West Virginia Senators Doug Facemire and Mike Romano announced today that Florida State Head Football Coach Jimbo Fisher, Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban along with Florida State Assistant Head Coach Rick Trickett and...

The Clay County Landmarks Commission and Historical Society met on Wednesday, July 6,  2016 in the Old Courthouse.  Attending the meeting were Sandra Claybrook, Marlene Potasnik, Jim Miller, Jeanine Samples, Frances Boggs, Lenore Pettit,...
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Lizemore Volunteer Fire Department would like to extend a big thank you for all of the donations that have come from near and far during this time after the flood and a big thank...

The Clay County Free Press office is temporarily closed. If you need immediate assistance, please call Holly at 304.553.8529

Billy Mendal Beasley The Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy is pleased to announce that Cadet Billy Mendal Beasley, the son of Frankie and...
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In light of the recent flooding that has devastated many areas across the state, members of the Leadership West Virginia Alumni Education Committee have collaborated with state leaders and community organizations to help raise...

Re-Elected Board of Education member, David Pierson swearing in.

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