Kids Summer Bible Club sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship, June 23 – 27 (Monday – Friday), 10 am to 1 pm, Old Ivydale School/Lighthouse Baptist. Children ages 5 – 12. Free lunch will be provided. Contact Sarah Brown, 304-382-1300.


Lick Fork Church will hold a revival June 23 through June 28 with services starting at 7 pm nightly. Special guests include Steve Morton, Gene Truman, Justin Taylor, Johnathon Brown, WT Bevins and Jason Moore. Everyone invited. Pastor Herbert Vance.


The annual Roscoe and Emma Samples Family Reunion will be held on July 5, 2014 at the family home site, at the end of Hiram Samples Hollow Road, Bomont.


The Perk and Marie Ferrebee Reunion will be held Saturday, July 5 at the Amma Community Center. Come bring a dish and enjoy the day with us. Everyone welcome.


The Rhodes Family Reunion will be held on July 18, 2014 from 10:30 – ? It will be located at the Horace Rhodes Farm at Maysel, WV. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a day of sharing memories.


Benefit Car Wash and Bake Sale for Jarrell Elliott Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Rite Aid in the Town of Clay. Mr. Elliott has cancer and will be traveling to Morgantown with his wife. He is scheduled to have surgery on his mouth and face. The stay will be approximately 7 to 10 days. Any donations will be greatly appreciated. Come out and get a snack while your car gets washed. Support a family in need. Love; Hope, Faith, Kathy P Taylor, PO Box 186, Clay, WV 25043. 304-587-9992


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

Gospel Sing, June 27 at 7 pm at Leatherwood Missionary Baptist Church. Featuring The Primitive Quartet from Candler, NC; Archie Watkins from Whittier, NC and Mike Upright from Penrose, NC. Bring a lawn chair. Directions from Charleston: I-79 to the Elkview Exit, turn left and go ½ mile across the iron bridge and 7 ½ miles to the church on the right.


The 25th Hager School Reunion will be held at Bethel Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on August 30, 2014 10am-? Hope to see you there.

Sanders, Jones, Bird, and Williams Family Reunion, June 28, 2014 from 10 am – 5 pm at Lizemore Methodist Church. If you think you are kin we would love to meet you. Bring a covered dish, pictures, and memories. Bring an instrument if you play one. NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED!


Elk River Route 4 scenic cruise. Meet at Herbert Hoover High School on Friday, July 11, 2014.  Everyone invited. Will leave at 10 am and travel Rt. 4 to Flatwoods Outlet Mall. Clay County drivers can join us at Clay Junction (Rt. 4 and Rt. 16) approximately 10:30-10:45.

Lunch and return time on your own.  If it rains, you’re on your own!  Questions call Doug at 304-548-6365 or Nick at 304-548-6665.


Annual Happney/Neal Family Reunion, June 28 at Battle Run Recreation Area on SR 129, Shelter #4 at 12:00 noon until ???? Bring a covered dish and stay all day to enjoy friends and family. Everyone Welcome


Moore Reunion, Saturday, July 5, 2014, 12:00 PM at Fayetteville Park (Beckwith). Bring a covered dish, drinks, plastic ware, and plates. Have any questions call Bobbi at 304-587-4675



The Holcomb family reunion will be held on Saturday June 28, 2014 at the top of Holcomb hill at Bickmore WV.  Everyone welcome.


Third Annual Bentree Community Church Cornhole Tournament Saturday June 28, 2014 at 12184 Clay Highway, Indore, WV 25111. (Mike and Sharon Holcomb’s house) Registration begins at l0 am $10 per team All ages welcome!! Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chips and Drinks will be for sale with all proceeds going to the Bentree Community Church Youth. Please contact Josh or Nicole Holcomb at 304-587-2542 or on facebook at Bentree Community Church with any questions.


West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance regularly scheduled visits in July. 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, July 2 and Wednesday, July 30, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm; Richwood City Hall (Nicholas County), 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261, Wednesday, July 9, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm; Clay County Clerk (Clay County), 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, July 11, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Webster Springs City Building (Webster County), 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, July 16,CANCELED 11:00 am – 12:30 pm; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62 (Webster County), 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, Wednesday, July 16,CANCELED 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm. The office will be closed the following days in July: Friday, July 4, Independence Day and Wednesday July 16 through Friday, July 18 WV Department of Veterans Assistance annual training conference.


Golden Delicious Belle Nominations now being accepted. The nominee must be a resident of Clay County who is at least 65 years in age. Your nomination letter should tell why you think the person should be named the 2014 Belle and must include a non-returnable photo to use for printing. All entries should include a contact person’s name and phone number for the person providing the entry as well as the name and phone number of the person nominated. All entries must be received by July 31, 2014. Entries may be mailed to: CCGDF Apple Belle Nomination, P.O. Box 416, Clay, WV, 25043, or can be dropped off at the Clay County Sheriff’s Dept. to Teresa Davis or Laura Scott, or email with a photo attachment to


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.


Free Sports Physical Offered at Clay County Health Department, June 26 & July 30, 2 pm to 6 pm. Call 304-587-4269 for details. Sponsored By: Clay County Health Dept. & Family Planning Program


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.


Food Preservation Workshop June 27th from 9:00 am to 4 pm at the Clay County Middle School. Please pre-register by calling (304)587-4267 by June 20th or e-mail Cost is $10 per person and includes lunch and all supplies. All foods canned that day will be available for participants to take home at the end of the workshop.


No trespassing and we are not responsible for accidents that happen on our property at 9136 Widen Dille Road, Dille WV 26617. Owners Shawn and Shannon Shaffer.


No trespassing/hunting on property I own or have control over on the watersheds of Leatherwood Creek in Clay County. Sibert W. Osborne, Jr., Shea W. Osborne


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


I, James F. Dancy, will no longer be responsible for any debts other than my own.


Ellen Cottrell is no longer collecting funds for the Wallback Pleasant Hill Baptist cemetery.


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


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 304-632-5129.  Commander Jack Jones.