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WV Teachers to receive pay raise

Final approval came Saturday night to give West Virginia teachers an across the board $1,000 pay raise. The bill has seen many ups and downs and has been transformed in all directions since its creation. Originally introduced by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, the bill began with a two percent raise for teachers and service personnel. The bill was then modified More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Farmers have until March 14 to apply for farmland leases 

  Farmers interested in leasing prime farmland on West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) property at the Lakin State Farm in Mason County have until March 14 to apply, according to Commissioner of Agriculture More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Board of Education Meets

After snow forced the regular scheduled Board of Education meeting to be canceled on Monday, the group met for March’s first meeting on Thursday evening at Clay Elementary. The meeting began with the approval More...

Clay County Elementary Spelling Bee Winners for 2014:  Pictured above are:  Mr. Randy White – County Coordinator, Monny Holcomb – 1st Place (Lizemore Elementary), Grant Krajeski – 2nd Place (Clay Elementary), Ethan Morris – 3rd Place (Clay Elementary), Ashlea Morrison – 4th Place (Big Otter Elementary), Jessica Morris – 5th Place (Big Otter Elementary), and Mr. Danny Brown – Assistant Superintendent of Clay County Schools.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Clay County Elementary Spelling Bee

Clay County Elementary Spelling Bee Winners for 2014: Pictured above are: Mr. Randy White – County Coordinator, Monny Holcomb – 1st Place (Lizemore Elementary), Grant Krajeski – 2nd Place (Clay Elementary), More...

U.S. Air Force Veteran Sheryn Lewis of Beckley (Raleigh County), West Virginia poses beside the Glenville State College West Virginia Veterans’ Legacy Project traveling display
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Glenville State College Veterans Project traveling statewide and beyond

Glenville State College’s West Virginia Veterans’ Legacy Project is continuing to travel throughout West Virginia and beyond. Over the past year, the project has appeared at the Romney City Hall and the Brooke More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Names of Hively Cemetery Veterans Needed

  Dennis Sutton, Emma Patitucci, Richard and Norma Darr are donating a Flag Pole and Memorial Marker with the veterans names on it for our Cemetery. Below is a list of the known veterans.  If you know anyone More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Board of Education Meeting on February 24, 2014

By Shanna Paige Monday’s Board of Education meeting began with opening prayer by RB Legg, followed by the approval of the agenda and previous minutes. Next on the agenda was to rehire Todd Samples as Volleyball More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Two Cabins Burn Thursday Evening

By Shanna Paige Two cabins in the Hartland area of Clay County were set on fire Thursday evening, and police reported finding a liquid accelerant inside both cabins. One of the cabins was owned by the late Jack More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Lawsuit

Erica Kearns On February 18, Phillip Stone filed a lawsuit in Clay County Circuit Court against Atlas Railroad Construction LLC, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and Consol Energy, citing deliberate intent and unsafe More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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County Commission

Erica Kearns The Clay County Commission met Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in the commission room of the Clay County courthouse. The approval of the minutes, bills, purchase orders, and assessments began the agenda. More...