Trinity Missionary Baptist Church at Maysel will host a free Veteran’s Day dinner and program on Saturday, November 9 at 4:00 pm.  Everyone welcome!  Pastor Clifford Samples

Dixie Jarvis / Linda Scott Yardsale on Saturday, November 2nd at Carol’s Restaurant in Maysel from 8 till 1.  Come Shop For Christmas – some new items!  Oodles of toys, kids clothes and shoes, bed spreads, lamps, rugs, curtains, toy box, kid’s table/chairs, dishes, small cabinet, board games, Scooby Doo movies, adult clothes, child’s soccer cleats, and many household items.

Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot” is coming back to West Virginia and we are looking for eyewitnesses. If you have any experiences you’d like to share, please email

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.

Food Handlers Class at Clay County Health Department, Tuesday November the 12th at 1:00. Open to public. Cost: $10. (Fee is non-refundable unless CCHD cancels class). Make check or money order for $10 to Clay Co Health Dept., PO Box 36, Clay WV 25043. (Food cards are good for two years).

BDA Flea Market, November 2, 8 am to 3 pm. Booth space can be rented for $10.00 ($5.00 additional for tables). Will be held at the BDA building (old State Highways garage) at Two Run. To reserve a space to sell call 587-4166.

Democratic Committee Meeting to be held November 7th at 3:30pm at the County Commission Room.

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.

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.

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.

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

AARP Driver Safety Course at Wallback October 29, 8 am to 1 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.

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!

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.

The Boy Scouts annual Veteran’s Day dinner will be held Sunday, November 10 from 12:00 – 2:30 at the Clay High School cafeteria. Veterans eat free!