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Madison Stone crowned Queen

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Royalty came to Clay this past Saturday night and added a touch of class to the rural hills we call home as the 2014 Homecoming Queen Madison Stone was crowned. With lipstick and rouge applied and the finest dresses money could buy adorning the queen and class princesses, it was time to walk the walk. The sound of wild cheers and smiles big as Texas More...

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Coaching legend Dale “Buck” Davis with his wife Connie.
By Clay Free Press On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Coach Dale “Buck” Davis honored for his service

Coaching legend Dale “Buck” Davis with his wife Connie. The journey that an individual takes in life will initiate new questions and challenges at each stage. In a youth’s life, however, those questions and More...

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By Erica Kearns On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Black Ice

                                        A light rain followed by temperatures that quickly fell below freezing More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Clay County Board of Education meets at H.E. White Elementary

On Monday, February 7 the Clay Board of Education gathered at H.E. White Elementary in Bomont for their regular bi-monthly meeting. The meeting began with the approval of the agenda, followed by the approval of More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Legislation Introduced to Address Long Term Water Sustainability

Senator Erik Wells, (D) Kanawha/Putnam, has introduced legislation in the West Virginia Senate that would create a center of innovation for water cleanliness and sustainability at the West Virginia Regional Technology More...

By Erica Kearns On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Ballot positions announced for upcoming May election

Ballot positions for the upcoming May election were officially drawn and decided upon this week. Candidates for Clay Sheriff, all Democrats, will appear in the following order: David Holcomb, Peter Triplett, Garrett More...

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By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Cunningham Energy drills first horizontal shaft oil well in Clay County

Cunningham Energy has begun drilling of their first horizontal shaft oil well in the Union District of Clay County. One of three new Rhino wells, the shallow oil well will have a horizontal depth of 5200 feet and More...

Dustin Fitzwater requested funding from the CCC only to be turned away
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Clay County Commission Meeting

Dustin Fitzwater requested funding from the CCC only to be turned away The Clay County Commission met Wednesday, February 12. The meeting began as always with the approval of minutes, bills, purchase orders, assessments More...

By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Raise in minimum wage passes House

An 89-5 vote passed a minimum wage increase bill through the House of Delegates on Wednesday. The bill calls for the raising of minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.00 an hour by January 1, 2015. The wage would More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Raw Milk bill approved by House Committee

The West Virginia House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources has approved a raw milk bill, referring it onto the House Committee Health and Human Resources. The bill would allow owners of cows to receive More...