Baton Twirling and Colorguard Clinic hosted by the Chicks with Sticks on Saturday, January 25 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at Braxton County High School. The clinic will be taught by the 4 WVU Feature Twirlers, a few members of the WVU Colorguard and various instructors throughout the state. The cost is $35.00 per child, and include lunch and clinic photo. Skills in twirling and guard will be taught for all levels and ages. For more information or to RSVP  please call Cindy Godwin at 304-644-6119 or Whitney Godwin at 304-644-6119.

Food Handlers Class on Wednesday February 5th at Noon in the Conference room at Clay County Health Department. Fee is 10 dollars and the card is good for 2years. Call 587-4269 to register.

Clay County Little League Sign-Ups are now OPEN Sign-up online at 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.

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 in January, 10 am – 2 pm.


WV Dept. of Veterans Assistance regularly scheduled visits in January. 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, January 8 and Wednesday, January 29, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm, Wednesday. Richwood City Hall (Nicholas County), 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261, Wednesday, January 15, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Clay County Clerk (Clay County), 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, January 17, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Webster Springs City Building (Webster County), 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, January 22, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62 (Webster County), 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, Wednesday, January 22, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm.


GED Testing, Clay County Board of Education Office, GED Testing is FREE to anyone, and is scheduled at the Clay County Schools Board of Education Office in Clay. 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!

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 or call 304-587-4729 Commander Jack Jones.