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By Holly Nine Have you ever thought about the career you want when you grow up? What about if your likes change or if life’s situations change and you aren’t what you thought you would...

Addie Justine Shamblin was born on May 15, 1925 to Jessie and Dessie Shamblin.  She grew up on Rush Fork having blond hair and bright blue eyes.  Years later she married the love of...
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Despite the showers, it was a meaningful and enjoyable Saturday, when on May 30, 2015, Elk River Chapter, NSDAR gathered to honor patriot Patrick Murphy. The weather did not dampen the resolve to highlight...

Potomac State College of West Virginia University is pleased to announce that 196 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester. According to Edem Tetteh, Dean of Academic Affairs, in...

Two Clay County residents were recognized at the 2015 Glenville State College Honors Convocation Ceremony. The annual event took place following a banquet in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom. GSC President Dr. Peter...

West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole officially announced his candidacy for Governor of West Virginia today at Cole Nissan – one of several small businesses that Cole owns. Cole spoke of the “basic principles...

On May 27, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized their proposed Clean Water Rule to protect the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the...

A Memorial Celebration for Mary Florence Stephenson Hensley (April 12, 1930 - January 16, 2015) is planned for June 14 at 1 pm at the Wallback Methodist Church followed by light refreshments at the...

On the 16th of May, 2015 Mrs. Roxie I. Schoolcraft of Procious WV celebrated her 90th birthday with a surprise party at Spread Park. Born May 16th 1925, she has gone 90 years without...

By Holly Nine The Elk River Fest was a big hit this weekend for residents of Clay County and visitors from all around. With fun competitions, including ‘Anything that floats but a boat’ race, the...