Health Care Center employees stay close to family during COVID-19 pandemic

Lisa Chenoweth, a 10-year Dietary employee at Clay HCC, and her father Dalton Nichols. This Father’s Day was a special one with nursing homes beginning to reopen to visitation after more than three months of no…

Ivydale’s John Morris Among the 2020 NEA National Heritage Fellows, the Nation’s Highest Honor in the Folk and Traditional Arts

By Emily Hilliard, West Virginia State Folklorist, West Virginia Humanities Council John Morris performs at the West Virginia Humanities Council in 2019. Photo by Mike Keller. The West Virginia Folklife Program, a project of the West…

Clay County Student to be part of Home Grown Scholarship Initiative at Glenville State

The initial round of accepted students into Glenville State College’s Home Grown Scholarship Initiative have been announced. Anastasia Knopp of Wallback has been recommended to be part of the program. Knopp plans to major in Mathematics Education (5-adult). “We are…

Local

A Second Chance at Family

By Betty Gandee Christi and her family stand with Mary and David nearly 30 years later.…

Students win bicycles for perfect attendance

Congratulations to the following Big Otter Elementary Students for keeping perfect attendance for the 2019/2020 school year. This is a huge accomplishment! Each…

Election results announced

In Clay County, 1,127 Democratic ballots, 875 Republican ballots, and 48 nonpartisan ballots were cast for a total of 2,050…

Celebrating Flag Day, Crusin’ Clay

By Betty Gandee Trucks, cars, ATV, and side-by-sides all lined up to join in the fun at the Crusin’ Clay…

Sports

Big Otter Dobbins A Team wins Youth Basketball Championship

Congratulations to the Big Otter Elementary School Dobbins A Team for winning the 4th-5th grade Clay County Youth Basketball League…

Logan Vance selected to play in the North-South game

By Allen Hamrick On Saturday, June 13, 2020 CCHS Senior Logan Vance is scheduled be playing in the annual West…

Obits

Alpheus Jay “AJ” Sears

Mr. Alpheus Jay “AJ” Sears, age 69 of Tennille, passed away on June 30, 2020 at Autumn Lane Health and…