Clay Senior Center at Two Run will sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner on March 5, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to benefit the 5th Grade Class at Clay Elementary. They will be taking their annual field trip to ACE Adventure Resort. All proceeds will benefit the fifth grade class. The cost of the dinner is $5 and includes spaghetti, bread, salad, and a dessert. Take-out orders are available. Hope to see you there and thank you for your support!


Countywide Registration For 2014-2015 Kindergarten And Pre-K Students, Clay County Board of Education Office, March 3, 2014, 8:30 -2:00. If you have questions or concerns, please call Linda Nichols (304-286-3115), Teresa Drake (304-587-1169), or one of the elementary schools and ask to speak to the principal. Please Note: If your child is currently enrolled in school, he/she does not need to attend registration.


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.


Countywide Registration For 2014-2015 Kindergarten And Pre-K Students will be held at Clay County Board of Education Office, March 3, 2014, 8:30 am -2:00 pm. We request that you bring the following documents to registration: your child’s birth certificate, up-dated immunization record, well child check-up, and your child’s most recent dental check-up. We will need a certified copy of your child’s birth certificate. A certified birth certificate is one that is obtained from the state registrar or vital statistics office in the state where the child was born. Also, at this event your child will participate in screenings, such as, school readiness, speech/language, hearing, and vision. These screenings ensure that every child receives the best possible chance to be healthy and ready to learn. If your child is Head Start eligible, please bring proof of income to registration. If you have questions or concerns, please call Linda Nichols (304-286-3115), Teresa Drake (304-587-1169), or one of the elementary schools and ask to speak to the principal. Please Note: If your child is currently enrolled in school, he/she does not need to attend registration.


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 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.


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.


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.