Revival at Johnson Creek Baptist Church March 19 – 23 starting at 7:pm. Tyler Hall will be preaching and singers are as follows: March 19, Carol & Lewis Halstead; March 20, Shiloh; March 21, The Ramer Four; March 22, The Belcher Family and March 23, Tyler and Danielle Hall.


There will be a gospel sing on March 12, 6 pm at Johnson Creek Baptist Church located on Vineyard Ridge in Roane County. Featured singers will be The Humphreys and The Higginbotham Family. Everyone is welcome.


There will be a Blood Drive at the CCHS gymnasium Monday, March 24 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM.


The Birch River PSD will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, March 14, at 9:00 am at the PSD office in Birch River.


The Elk Conservation District is conducting their annual plant and tree sale of the following items as a service to the residents of Braxton, Clay, Nicholas and Webster counties: Yellow Transparent, Fuji, Crimson Gold, Summer Rambo and Jonamac Apple trees; Sandra Rose & Jubileum Cherry trees; Loring and John Boy Peach trees; Shenandoah and Potomac Pear trees; Arapaho Blackberry plants, Heritage(Red) and Jewell(Black) Raspberry plants, Surecrop Strawberry plants, and Blue Ray and Jersey Blueberry plants. Seedlings available are: American Chestnut, Sawtooth Oak, Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine and Virginia Pine. Quantities are limited and will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. Please call the ECD office at 304-765-2535 or email to obtain an order form. Order deadline is March 14 and pick up will be April 2 & 3 at the locations designated on the order form. There will be a pick up location in each county.


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



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


I Shannon Lane will not be responsible for any debt other than my own as of February 10, 2014.


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 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.


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.