Speech, Language/Developmental, Hearing & Vision Sweep Screening In Clay County Schools 2014 During the month of Sept. Clay County Schools will be conducting speech,language/developmental, hearing and vision sweep screenings on all students entering WV schools for the first time and all who have not completed a Health Check in kindergarten and preschool. Screenings will be conducted by Clay County School and RESA personnel. If you have questions or do not want your child to participate please call your school principal. Sept.15 Big Otter Elem. Sept16 Lizemore and H E White Elem. Sept 17,18,19 Clay Elem.


Salisbury Reunion The families of Andrew Jackson, Ben and Barbara Salisbury invite you to attend the 2014 reunion, Saturday September 13, at Pleasant Dale Church, Dog Run in Clay County, for fellowship and singing. Bring pictures to share and a covered dish. Contact Lloyd and Charlotte Davis for more information, 304-587-2633. There is a playground for the children.


Blueknob Church is holding a homecoming on Sunday, September 7. The church will be celebrating over 100 years of serving the community. Please join the congregation for a celebration – bring a covered dish, a lawn chair, family and friends for an enjoyable day of gospel hymns from local talents. Services begin at 10:00 am and the celebration will continue throughout the afternoon.


First Aid and CPR Class is being held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:00pm at the Clay Ambulance Service.

Stolen Jewelry If anyone has bought jewelry or rings from Jeremy “Woodstock” Ward, please call Kay Martin at 304-286-2476.  My Grandmother Parker’s jewelry was stolen from my home and I would love to have it returned.


Elk Conservation District Accepting Applications for Nicholas County Solid Waste Authority The Elk Conservation District is accepting applications for an appointment to the Nicholas County Solid Waste Authority. Any interested party should submit a letter of application to the district at 740 Airport Rd., Sutton, WV 26601. All letters should include why you want to serve, why you are qualified to do so, and a list of such qualifications. These letters must be received in the ECD office no later than Friday, September 5, 2014 at 4 pm. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Individuals selected for interview will be contacted on Monday, September 8, 2014 to schedule their interview time. Please contact the ECD office at 304-765-2535 or by email ecd@wvca.us with any questions.

Yard Sale September 1st and 2nd starting at 9am Boggs trailer lot beside Cunningham Motors, Ivydale. Small Furniture, bedspreads, Home Interior, home décor, dishes, and lots of misc. items.


Samples Family Reunion The Abner Jehu “Hooge” Samples Family Reunion will be September 20, 2014 from 10am to 3pm at the Clay County Nutrition Center located between King’s Wrecker and Gomart. Come and meet your cousins. Ramona Samples


1969 Class Reunion Meeting, August 30, 4 pm at Gino’s Any ideas or suggestions are welcome. If you have questions or can attend please call J.R. and Judy Mullins 502-231-4631.


Attention – Clay County High School Graduates or you attended Clay County High School, reservations have been made to meet and eat at Harding’s Family Restaurant, 2772 Pennsylvania Ave Charleston, W.Va. Wednesday September 17, 2014 at 12 noon. Make reservations to attend, Genevieve Walker Boggs or Christine Moore Beaver 304-343-1460


The annual alumni gathering of all Clay County High School graduates will be held at the Clay County High School cafeteria on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm in conjunction with the Golden Delicious Apple Festival (Sept 19,20,21). All graduates are asked to help spread the word by telephone, internet, facebook, etc. Please consider donating on items for the silent auction. Dinner will be served at 6:00pm. The dinner is sponsored by the Clay County Bank. Cost of the event per person is by donation. All proceeds go to the Alumni Scholarship Fund. If you are a graduate or have ever attended Clay County High School, please plan to attend and bring your spouse or friend. See you there! This event is sponsored by the Clay/ Widen Alumni Association. The 2014 Dinner menu will include roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, tossed salad, hot rolls, desert and a drink.  Please plan to attend and enjoy your friends and a great meal.


Attention C.C.H.S. Class of ’59 We have planned our reunion for September 20, 2014 at the Clay Middle School (formerly C.C.H.S.). Time is 11:00am till? We have not been able to locate the following classmates: Martha O’Dell, Doris Salisbury, Wilma Schoolcraft, Charles Stalnaker, Mildred Lena Stewart, Theda Taylor, Rosetta Walker, Billy Westfall, Tressie Williams, Robert Jones, Dorthy King, Larry McCoy, Mark McCrackin, Agnes Moore, Deanna Ayers, Lois Ayers, Richard Boggs, Janet Boyce, Anna Burns, Don Cutlip, Patsy Donahue, Don Fitzwater, Robert Foate, Jane George, and Nina Hall. If you know where to contact them or need more information please contact John or Sharon Stone 330-627-3009, Nancy Moore King 330-484-2328, Patsy Holcomb White 252-209-4896, or Zelma Murphy Heater 304-364-5497


Food Handlers Class Wednesday August 27 at 1 pm at Clay County Health Department The class is open to the public. Cost is $10.00 (Fee is nonrefundable unless CCHD cancels the class). Make check or money order for $10 to Clay County Health Department, PO Box 36, clay WV 25043. Food cards are good for two years)


Clay County Quilt Group is looking for new members. We meet the 2nd Saturday of every month in the basement of the library between 10:00 and 12:00.  The first hour will be spent hand quilting a quilt that is already in the frame.  The second hour will be devoted to piecing and sewing a new quilt block.  Not interested in both, you choose which you want to do.  We are a laid back group whose main focus is to have fun doing what we love to do.  Come and join our group and enjoy the fellowship of other quilters. If you have further questions, call Kay Battles at 587-2597.


Volunteers Needed – Democratic Executive Members. Need help organizing meetings, etc. Need 4 people from each district. Please call 286-2134 after 7pm


West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance regularly scheduled visits in September. Sessions are conducted on a first come, first serve basis, but calling ahead of time is still encouraged. For more information call 304-872-0829. Braxton County Senior Center (Braxton County), 22 Senior Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, Wednesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 24, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm; Richwood City Hall (Nicholas County), 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261, Wednesday, September 10, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Clay County Clerk (Clay County), 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, September 12, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Webster Springs City Building (Webster County), 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, September 17, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62 (Webster County), 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, Wednesday, September 17,1:30 pm – 3:30 pm.


Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wallback, WV, upkeep donations due. Please mail donations for upkeep to Pleasant Hill Cemetery, c/o Marilyn Sutton Taylor, 221 Simmons Run, Newton,, WV,25266. Thank You!


Clay County Health Department still has shingles shots available. Must be 60+. Call to come in and get your shot while supplies last. Shots are 15 Dollars.


Volunteers Needed: Walking Miracles is looking for volunteers who have a passion to help families whose children have cancer. We are looking for caregivers, friends and cancer survivors. Whether or not you took care of someone, were a friend, or had cancer when you were a child, as an adolescent or as an adult we need your help. We need energetic, creative out of the box thinkers so we can help our families throughout the state of WV. If you are interested please contact Founder Brett Wilson at 304-550-9599.


No Trespassing on the tract of property deeded to Patricia Morris at 3909 Leatherwood Road in Bickmore, WV.


No hunting or trespassing, James “Jim Bob” Canter, on Sattler property on Widen Ridge.


I, Michael Haines, am no longer responsible for any debts other than my own as of August 19, 2014


If you are a foreign combat veteran interested in helping make the community we live in a better place, then the VFW is the organization that you are looking for. The VFW is now in need of the younger generation of combat veterans to start taking the reins of the organization. It is a very rewarding brother/sister hood if you are willing to put some time into some of the projects the post is involved in. We look forward to seeing you at the post hall. Meeting times are the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 1900. Persons interested in more information can email sgtmajjjones@gmail.com or call 304-632-5129.  Commander Jack Jones.