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Pigs Slaughtered

Elvis Dawson was raising Tamworth pigs on a family owned farm along the 41½ mile marker of I-79. On January 20, 2014 his dream was shattered when he found most of his pigs shot and killed and others seriously wounded. Dawson called 911 to report the crime. State Police Officer Clendenin traveled to the scene, where he took photos of the dead hogs. More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Clay County Students Named to GSC Honor Rolls

The names of Clay County students who attained the Glenville State College President’s and Provost’s Honor Rolls for the fall 2013 semester have been announced. Katrina Adkins of Clay, Courtney E. Cole of Lizemores, More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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CCHS Basketball Homecoming Game Recognizing Past Basketball Homecoming Queens Friday, February 14, 2014

Clay County High School is recognizing all previous Basketball Homecoming Queens during the 2014 Basketball Homecoming Game on Friday, February 14. We are inviting all previous Basketball Homecoming Queens to be More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Town Hall Meeting on Marijuana and Heroin Re-scheduled

The public is invited to a town hall meeting on marijuana and heroin Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 3 pm at the Clay County Health Department. You will learn about physical effects of marijuana and heroin, the long More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Boil Water Notice

On February 9 a boil water advisory was issued for Hopkins Ridge (Valley Fork side only, top of Valley Fork Hill customers and Rocky Mountain Drive customers) due to pump in the booster station going down, resulting More...

water  H.E. White story
By Erica Kearns On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Update on H.E. White water situation

Since re-opening after the water contamination spill on January 9, H.E. White Elementary school has been operating with bottled water for the safety of the students. Nearly a month after the chemical spill in the More...

French Creek Freddy
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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French Creek Freddie, I could kiss you.

Freddie the groundhog has been predicting weather at the West Virginia Wildlife Center since the 1970s. On Sunday morning, French Creek Freddie emerged from his burrow at the West Virginia Wildlife Center in Upshur More...

Another winter storm
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Another storm closes Clay County schools Monday

One of thirty-eight counties, Clay County schools were closed Monday due to a winter storm passing through the area. Monday morning temperatures plummeted quickly, making for extremely slick travel when paired with More...

Joel Finch Missing
By Shanna Paige On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Joel Finch Found

Joel Finch Found As we reported in our last edition, Mr. Joel Finch was reported missing from his home in Pond Gap of Clay County on Tuesday January 21, 2014. Finch was found on Monday the following week in good More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Seven Clay County students make Dean’s List at Marshall University

Seven students from Clay County are included in the Marshall University Dean’s list for the fall semester, 2013. They are Samuel I. Brown, Bickmore; Amanda L. Harvey, Lizemores; Brandy M. Harvey, Lizemores; Samantha More...