Elk River Baptist Church in Frametown celebrating “A Night to Remember” on Wednesday Dec. 18 and Saturday Dec. 21. Services begin at 7 pm and everyone is invited to come join us in celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior.

The Birch River PSD will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, December 13, at 9:00 am at the PSD office in Birch River.

GED Testing, Clay County Board of Education Office, Wednesday, December 18, 2013. GED Testing is FREE to anyone, and is scheduled at the Clay County Schools Board of Education Office in Clay on Wednesday, December 18 beginning at 8:30 a.m. This is a one-day testing session. However, candidates must first pass an OPT Practice Test and obtain a test ticket before taking the official GED test. You may contact the SPOKES/Adult Basic Education instructor at the Valley Fork Center located at Wallback at 304-587-1191 for additional information or to schedule a time to take the Official Practice Test. If you are a partial test completer who has taken the GED test any time since 2002 but has not passed all five parts of the test, you have one more test date to finish that version of the paper/pencil test. The new GED test comes out in January 2014 and will address common core standards. Call today to learn more and take advantage of this great opportunity!

WV Dept. of Veterans Assistance regularly scheduled visits in December. 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, December 4, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm, Wednesday, December 25 CANCELED; Richwood City Hall (Nicholas County), 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261, Wednesday, December 11, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Clay County Clerk (Clay County), 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, December 20, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Webster Springs City Building (Webster County), 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, December 18, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62 (Webster County), 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, Wednesday, December 18, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

Needing info plus pictures on the Ottervale School.  We have some info, but we would also like pictures of the school, teachers, and students if possible.  Contact Mildred McKenzie at 304-286-3213 or Jannette Douglas at 304-286-5065.  Thank You!

CCHS Class of 1989 Save The Date. The CCHS Class of 1989 will hold their 25th Class Reunion on August 2, 2014. If you graduated or should have graduated, you are more than welcome to attend. For more information, contact Rene’ Nichols Moore at 304-587-4022 or contact us at our Facebook CCHS Class of 1989.

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

Business Opportunity! If you are interested in starting a canoe, kayak, tubing business next spring and would like to use part of the BDA facility at Two Run to house your business, you are invited to present your plan to the BDA at their regular meeting on Monday, January 6 at 6:00. Please call Amanda Moore, Economic Development Director at 304-587-4166 for more information.

Clay County Historical Society Library is now open on Thursdays from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, located upstairs in the old courthouse.  Questions? Please call (304) 587-7652

Sam Samples Cemetery at Procious is still in need of donations as there has been little response after several weeks of advertising. Those of us with relatives and loved ones in the cemetery have a collective responsibility to maintain grounds including mowing and weed eating, tree trimming, etc. There are a faithful few who send donations but this is not sufficient to cover maintenance. Please send donations to Loretta Samples Moore 5008 Pequonia Drive, Elkview, WV 25071 or call 304-965-5704 for more information.

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 304-587-4729 Commander Jack Jones.