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Fifteen grads commit to military

This weekend will be the 2017 Graduation for Clay County High School. Many have chosen a college, technical college, or have other plans for...

Clay Middle School investigates ‘student-related incident’

As of press time, WCHS Channel 8 News was reporting that officials at Clay County Middle School were investigating the alleged presence of a...

Williams honored for community service

A Lifetime Citizens Achievement Award and retirement party was given for Leonard Williams. Williams has been a fixture in the town of Clay for many...

Ron Sirk Memorial Football Camp announced

The Clay County High School Panther football team and coaches have announced a one-day football camp scheduled for Friday, June 9. The camp will...

Shuttle available for graduation

A shuttle bus will be provided for graduation this Saturday, May 27. Pick up is available at the pool parking lot and at Clay County Middle School. Drop...

Students inducted into hall of fame

The James G. Dawson Hall of Fame was founded in 1987 by Clay County Superintendent of Schools, James G. Dawson with the cooperation of...

Tanner to deliver CCHS commencement address

Clay County High School has announced the commencement speaker for this year’s graduation, Kenneth Tanner. Tanner recently retired from Clay County Schools as the superintendent....

Dobbins and Miller crowned king and queen

Congratulations to Gunner Dobbins and Makenzie Miller, who were crowned king and queen of the Big Otter Elementary School Spring Carnival on May 5. Dobbins is in Jessica Taylor's pre-school...

Free Press contributor arrested at State Capitol

Chris Thomas Reporter Dan Heyman, who covers West Virginia and Virginia for Public News Service, and whose stories are published in the Clay County Free...

Ramp dinner a success

Each spring, many in the community look forward to eating fresh foods. Fresh ramps are a huge favorite among many, although not a favorite...