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A Second Stormwater Overflow Discovered At Freedom Industries Spill Site

  Freedom Industries failed for a second straight day to prevent a stormwater collection trench overflow at the MCHM spill site along the Elk River, forcing the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) again to intervene. “To have this happen twice in two days is outrageous and unacceptable,” said DEP Secretary Randy Huffman. More...

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By Clay Free Press On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Tim Butcher Graduates from Liberty University

As we grow older our accomplishments become fewer and harder to achieve. We are happy to announce the graduation of Tim Opten Butcher from Liberty University with a degree in Theology. Tim has worked very hard to 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...

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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...

By Shanna Paige On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Dr. Rahul Gupta Raises Issue of Long Term Concern Regarding Chemical Spill

Dr. Rahul Gupta, head of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department, told the West Virginia House of Delegates on Wednesday that more research is critical to determining the long-term impact of January chemical spill More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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West Virginia Secretary of State Visits Clay County

Natalie Tennant visited Clay County on Thursday May 22. While here she made three stops on her campaign tour, showing a great interest in our community. Tennant visited two senior citizen centers and the county More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Female Bison Calf Born at WV Wildlife Center

The newest resident of the West Virginia Wildlife Center in French Creek is a female bison calf, born Friday, May 2, 2014. The calf joins the many animals native to West Virginia that are on display at the Wildlife More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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See Red? Retailer Education Materials Sent To Help Retailers Comply With the Law

  Retailers in West Virginia have received materials that will help them comply with state law (WV State Code 16-9A-2) that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to youth under the age of 18. Although many More...