There will be a blood drive at the Clay County High School gym at 1 Panther Drive, Clay, WV, on Tuesday, November 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter: cchspanthers to schedule an appointment.


There will be a revival at the Ivydale United Methodist Church in Ivydale, WV, from October 22 – 24, and at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Ovapa, WV, from October 25 – 27 with Evangelist Barry McCune and special singing nightly. Everyone is welcome!

Join Clay Lion’s Club Bingo every other Monday evening, early bird at 6:30 p.m., regular time is 7 p.m. The Clay Lions Club Bingo is in jeopardy of closing down due to lack of players, which will also stop Clay High School scholarships each year. Come help support Clay High School Lion’s Club Scholarships!


The 7th Annual Fola Halloween Maze will be held on October 20, 21, 27, and 28 from 6-10 p.m. and October 31 from 6-9 p.m. There is still no charge for the maze, but donations of canned food are requested to be used for Christmas boxes. The maze is at 1120 Fola Road, Bickmore. Not responsible for accidents! Strobe lights are used, but if you let us know they are a problem we will accommodate you.

Boy Scout Troop 123 is managing the pick your own apples event on Sizemore Farm every Saturday while the apples last. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The price is $15 per bushel. Winesap and Golden Delicious trees are producing this year.

There is no trespassing or hunting permitted on the Tanner property in Nebo, WV. -Dennis Tanner

The meeting schedule for CAEZ board meetings in 2017 is as follows: Tuesday, Dec. 5. Meetings will be held in the Clay County Courthouse Commission Room. The Economic Development Committee meets at 4 p.m. and board of directors meets at 6 p.m.

CCDC/Clay Senior Center, located at  374 Main Street, announces that they will continue their free lunch for seniors ages 60+ on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. They invite any local talent to come sing, dance or do crafts with the seniors. For more information, call 304-587-2468.

The Clay County WIC office located at 452 Main Street in Clay is open to serve the public every Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. All Central WV WIC offices will be closed  October 9  in observance of Columbus Day.WIC provides supplemental foods and nutrition education to qualifying participants. To apply for the WIC program or to receive more information call: 304-587-2323.