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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...

Kacie Cottrell and Breanna Lane getting ready to leave.
By Shanna Paige On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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4H Camp Underway

Kacie Cottrell and Breanna Lane getting ready to leave. Local kids filled the courthouse, preparing to have a week-long vacation from school and parents. 4H camp is under way as kids enjoy the activities they have More...

farmers market
By Shanna Paige On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Farmers Market Opens

Clay’s annual farmers market opened on Saturday morning June 14. The weather was perfect to come out and have a peek at all the delicious home grown goodness. The courthouse square will be booming before long 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...

Kristopher James Love
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...

Dwight W. Shuler getting the job done.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Peddle Paddle Challenge proves to be one of the toughest

  Sarah Fletcher takes the individual women’s title. The town of Clay was alive this weekend with what looked like the Apple Festival in the summer. There were local vendors from all around the county selling More...

Ready for anything to come her way.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Diamonds are Minor League Champions

  Ready to mash the potato. Well, it’s over. The game of the century between the Diamonds and the SWAT team is in the history books. Claiming bragging rights till next season were the Diamonds whose bats More...