Agricultural Producers in West Virginia Still Have Time to Apply for Direct Farm Ownership Loan Program

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) West Virginia Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Richard V. Snuffer II, today announced that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA’s direct farm ownership program. The deadline to submit applications is Sept. 30, 2014. Eligible producers More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Board of Education

  By Shanna Paige Monday, August 4 the Clay County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting. With only a few weeks left until school resumes, lots of changes are being made within the school More...

Surveillance footage from Thursday’s robbery.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Bank Robbed in Elkview

  Surveillance footage from Thursday’s robbery. By Erica Kearns   For the second time in nearly a month a bank at Elkview has been robbed. Thursday afternoon a man brought a black pistol into the Chase More...

Due to rising crime in Clay, Connie’s calls it quits.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Connie’s Closes

  Due to rising crime in Clay, Connie’s calls it quits. By Erica Kearns   Careless, defiant, derelict activities have caused one local business to close its doors for good. Last week thugs busted through More...

Drive with caution as you head down Main Street.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Mountaineer Gas Makes Repairs

  Drive with caution as you head down Main Street. By Erica Kearns Residents asked to use caution when traveling Main Street through the Town of Clay and leave yourself a few extra minutes travel time.  Mountaineer More...

A colorful harvest at Saturday’s Farmer’s Market.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Fresh Veggies

  A colorful harvest at Saturday’s Farmer’s Market. By Erica Kearns Harvest time is upon us and fresh fruit and vegetables are plenty. Johnny Lane of Bickmore can be seen almost daily offering homegrown More...

Sisters Nancy, Maxine and Aileen enjoyed spending the day together
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Asbury Family Reunion

  Sisters Nancy, Maxine and Aileen enjoyed spending the day together Old stories, new stories, lots of laughter and food galore filled a beautiful field in Crestmont as the Asbury Family gathered Saturday for More...

Bridge Update
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Bridge Update

By Erica Kearns After an explosive demolition last week, crews continue to clean up the remains of the Hartland Bridge. Expecting to have all of the debris from the old structure completely removed in less than More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Joint Undercover Investigation Involving West Virginia and Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation Police

Results in Game Law Violation Convictions Steven B. Tyson of 1198 Apple Harvest Drive, Hedgesville, West Virginia, pleaded No Contest to seven game law violations Thursday July 24, 2014, in the Berkeley County Magistrate More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Board of Education Position Open

By Erica Kearns Due to the resignation of long time board of education member O. Gene King, there is an open position on the November ballot to elect a new board of education member. Citizens of Clay County who More...