To Whom it May Concern: I, Gail L.Vannoy, Legal Power of Attorney for my mother, Helen Corrine Hamrick, am no longer responsible for any debts or accounts made in her hhame. Any questions or concerns may be addressed to my attention at: Gail L. Vannoy, 2003 lakewood Drive, St. Albans, WV, 25177.

The Otterlick Community Church will hold a Fall Revival October 27th thru October 31st, 2013 beginning at 7pm nightly. The Evangelist will be Brother Gerald Hamrick, and we will have special singers each night. We wish to invite everyone to come out and join us in song, praise, and worship. Come expecting the lost to be saved, and the Christians to be revived… God bless you all. Pastor, Russell Gene Copen.

Veterans Itinerant Schedule November 2013: Braxton County Senior Center, 22 Senior Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, Wednesday November 6 and November 27, 10:30 am to 3:30 pm; Richwood City Hall, 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261, Wednesday, November 13, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm; Webster Springs City Building, 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, November 20, 11:am to 12:30 pm; Clay County Clerk, 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, November 15, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62, 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

Big Otter Baptist in Ivydale, Clay County will hold a revival beginning Sunday, October 22 thru November 2nd, 2013. Services begin at 7:00 PM. Special singing nightly. Messages brought by Rev. Bob Huffman, Joshua Huffman, and Jared Long. Everyone Welcome!

Experience a frightful walk through the Haunted House at Valley Fork School Gym, October 25 and 26 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Admission: Adults $2.00 Children $1. Come join us for an evening of fun. All proceeds will be used for the class of 68’ scholarships.

The American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be at the CCHS gymnasium Monday, October 28, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

8TH Annual Shawn Michael Memorial Coon Hunt October 26 at Dundon Hill Boy Scout Camp in Clay. Bench Show at 4 pm, Treeing at 5 pm, Dash at 6 pm, Biggest Coon Hunt 7 pm to 8 am. For more information call Dawn Whiteley at 304-332-5018.

The American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be at the CCHS gymnasium Monday, October 28, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM.
Bonnie’s Bus will be at Clay Senior Center (located at 174 Main Street across from Rite Aid) on November 13, 2013.  If you are in need of a mammogram and want to make an appointment, please contact Pam Boggs at (304) 587-2468.

Third Annual Haunted Maze one mile up Fola Road, Bickmore. October 25 – 26, 7 pm – 11 pm; October 31, 6 pm – 10 pm. November 1-2, 7 pm to 11 pm. Come out and enjoy the fun. Note: There will be strobe lights in use but will be turned off the first hour of each night.

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

AARP Driver Safety Course at Wallback October 29, 8 am to1 pm Refresher Course; November 14, 8:30 am to 5 pm, Full Course. For more information or to register for either of these opportunities contact Eloise Bullard, Volunteer Instructor, at 304-655-7240.

The Mid-Ohio Valley Workforce Investment Corporation, Local Elected Officials / Board will meet Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 10:00am at the Workforce WV (Lakeview Center), Parkersburg WV. Please contact Joyce Okes, Program Director (304) 424-7271 if you have questions or need special accommodations. Agenda available upon request. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

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.

Come out on October 31st from 3pm to ??? for a SPOOKTACULAR time in the IGA Parking Lot!! We will have live performers and some dead ones too!! The Clay County Cloggers will be dancing! Enter a cake in the Halloween cake contest, play games, get a tattoo or your face painted. Dance with ghosts and ghouls to Halloween music and even take over the mic for karaoke! We will have treat bags and hold a costume parade just before costumes are judged. Join us for what we hope will be the 1st of many Halloween bashes!….Volunteers Still Needed…..Everything is Free!
HE White Elementary is having their Fall Carnival on Saturday, October 26th from 6-9:00 PM so please put on your best costume and come out and have a spooktacular good time with us.

Local foods buyer-grower exhibition, October 23rd, 1:30-5:00 PM at the Big Sandy Conference Center located in Huntington. The event is intended to serve as a mixer for interested buyers and sellers of locally produced farm products.  Organizers are currently seeking both buyers and growers from the region (including southern WV, the Kanawha Valley and northern adjoining counties) to participate. Please note that the intended buyer audience for this is commercial-scale end-markets, rather than home consumers.]

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.

GED TESTING The GED test is FREE to anyone. However, candidates must first pass an OPT Practice Test and obtain a test ticket prior to taking the official GED test. You may contact the SPOKES/Adult Basic Education Instructor, Lisa Hamrick, at the Valley Fork Center located at Wallback at 587-1191 for additional information about GED classes or to schedule a time to take the practice test and to get your test ticket. Additional information is also available online at Learn more and take advantage of this great opportunity! The GED test is changing January 2, 2014. All 2002 Series GED Test scores for partial test completers will expire on December 31, 2013. This means that, if you are a GED candidate who has taken the test anytime since 2002 but has not passed all five parts of the test, you will need to complete your testing by December 31, 2013 or start all over again in 2014 with the new GED test.

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.