8 Hour AARP Driver Safety Class Scheduled. Take the new AARP Smart Driver course at the Braxton County Senior Center on the 10th and 24th of February 2014 from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm. The classroom course costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Learn proven strategies for keeping safe on the road.  After completing the course you may be eligible for a discount on your auto insurance. Space is limited, so call the Senior Center at 304-765-4090 or the Instructor at 304-364-8494 to pre-register. You must attend both sections of the training for certification.  Although the class is geared toward individuals age 50 or over, anyone of any age, may attend (space permitting).Bring your AARP card with you if you are an AARP member.

 

“Cabin Fever Reliever” Flea Market Plan now to join the BDA Tourism Committee at our building in Two Run on February 8 from 10:00 until 3:00 for our “Cabin Fever Reliever” flea market. To reserve booth space, send your $10.00 check, payable to CCBDA Tourism Committee, to Box 57, Clay, WV 25043. Tables are an additional $5.00. Pulled Pork BBQ lunches will be sold. There will be a photo op with Cupid, free kid’s games (including limbo!) and a 50/50 drawing. Lots of fun! Call 587-2949 for more info!!!

 

Artisans, prepare now for the Elk River Fest Artisans and crafters of all trades, prepare now to market your items at the Elk River Fest in June. Whether your specialty is crafts, quilts, pottery, paintings, sculptures, furniture, jams, jellies or other trade, now is the time to work on your inventory so you will have a good supply on hand come June. The Clay County Business Development Authority has booth spaces available. Call Roberta Faile at 587-2949 for more information.

Clay County Little League Sign-Ups are now OPEN Sign-up online at www.claylittleleague.com. Sign-up in person on Feb 1st at Clay High or Feb 8th at Clay Middle 10am-2pm. We are offering the following Divisions this year: Tee Ball ages 4-7, Girls’ Minor League Softball ages 6-9, Minor League Baseball ages 6-11, Girls’ Major League Softball ages 9-12, Major League Baseball ages 9-12. Softball age date is December 31, 2013, Baseball/Tee Ball age date is April 30, 2014. Middle School team players are encouraged to sign-up. Online fee is $15 per player. Paper Registration is $25 per player. Deadline is March 8. www.claylittleleague.com

 

Clay County Little League is looking for a volunteer or two with a dozer or other equipment to complete some work at Dundon.  We need to prepare a spot for a batting cage, a new field, cut a few trees and do some general clean-up.  Need to complete soon.  Call Greg Sizemore if you can help.  304-587-8393 H or 304-880-3331 C.

 

Free Clothing Giveaway, Wings of Deliverance Apostolic Church, Rt. 4, Procious. Every Thursday, 10 am – 2 pm.

 

WV Dept. of Veterans Assistance regularly scheduled visits in February. 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, February 5 and Wednesday, February 26, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm; Richwood City Hall (Nicholas County), 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261, Wednesday, February 12, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Clay County Clerk (Clay County), 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, February 2, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Webster Springs City Building (Webster County), 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, February 19, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62 (Webster County), 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, Wednesday, February 19, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

 

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.

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.