County Commission holds first regular meeting of the year

Clay County Commission held their first regularly scheduled meeting of 2017 on January 11. After the minutes from the previous meeting, and the bills and purchase orders as presented were approved, the meeting continued with the action items. A request of waiver of final settlement for the estates of Larry Deitz, John A. Sizemore, Clarence Eugene Runion, More...

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By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Area students named to dean’s list at Wesleyan

Clay County area students were named to the Dean’s List at West Virginia Wesleyan College for the 2016 fall semester. Wesleyan’s Dean’s List requires students to earn a grade point average of 3.5 – 3.9 More...

By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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App challenge winners honored by board of education

Pictured are (left to right) Hunter Evans, 6th grade, Brady Jones, 6th grade, Ethan Nottingham, 6th grade, Elijah Peyton, 8th grade, Caleb Atha, 8th grade, Nick Evans, 8th grade  and Jessica Ramsey, TSA advisor. Clay More...

By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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County Commission sets 2017 schedule

County Commission goes over dates for the new year. Holly Nine photo New cop Donny Triplett has a discussion with County Clerk Connie Workman. Holly Nine photo Clay County Commission held a special meeting on Tuesday, More...

By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Main Street Fitness offers a flexible workout

Main Street Fitness offers a wide variety of workout machines. Holly Nine photo Pat Morris, owner/operator Main Street Fitness. Holly Nine photo Do you like to work out? Do you like to keep in shape and have a place More...

By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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PSC to hold public comment hearings in American Water investigation

The Public Service Commission of West Virginia will hold two public comment hearings in its General Investigation into West Virginia American Water Company’s reaction to the Freedom Industries chemical spill on More...

By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Clay development office taken over by another agency, director removed

It looks like Pamela Taylor won’t be returning to work after all. Taylor has been permanently removed from her position as director of the Clay County Development Corporation, according to a press release from More...

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By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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County Commission holds final meeting for 2016

Commissioner Jerry Linkinoggor displays the plaque honoring the Clay County Middle School volleyball team. Holly Nine photo The Clay County Commission met for the last time of 2016 on December 28. The Clay County More...

By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Man dies after hitting black ice, house

On Wednesday morning, Dec. 28, on Route 16, just across the county line into Nicholas County, a call came into 911 reporting of a vehicle accident into a house. Lizemore Volunteer Fire Department and EMS was dispatched More...

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By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Commissioner Arlene Tucker announces retirement

Arlene Tucker Arlene Tucker recently completed her six year term as county commissioner. When asked what she enjoyed most as a commissioner, she stated, “Working to help the people of Clay County was my goal as More...